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MINUTES TO THE REGULAR MEETING
OF THE LONGVIEW HOUSING AUTHOURITYBOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
January 26, 2009
At the Longview Housing Authority Offices
1207 Commerce Ave., Longview, WA.
Chairman Brewer called the regular January meeting of the Longview Housing Authority Board of Commissioners to order at 4:00 pm on January 26, 2009.
B. Jo Brewer, Chairman
Bruce Fischer, Vice-Chairman
Ron Kosloski, Commissioner
Wayne Ostermiller, Commissioner
Adora Greenwood, Commissioner
William Cox, Commissioner
Chris Pegg, Secretary
Tom Drake, Staff
Vickie Rhodes, Staff
Jon Dieter, Staff
Dan Freedman, Staff
Katie Wilkie, Staff
Bobbi Wilson, Staff
Changes & Additions to the Agenda
Old Business – Revisit November Minutes
New Business - Remove from Consent Agenda Contract with MRSC
Commissioner Ostermiller made a motion to adopt changes in the agenda. Vice-Chairman Fischer seconded. Motion Passed.
Opportunity for Public Discussion
Review of Minutes for December 2008 Regular Meeting
Approve December 2008 Vouchers as paid
Approve December 2008 Financial Statements as presented
Approve write-off of doubtful accounts in the amount of $579.41
A motion was made by Vice-Chairman Fischer and seconded by Commissioner Greenwood to approve the Consent Agenda. Motion Passed.
Chairman and Secretary Report
Secretary Pegg reported on the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act.
Secretary Pegg reported the confusion with the Section 8 administrative fees on the National level.
Secretary Pegg reported a legislative conference at the end of March.
BOARD ACTION: Revisit November 2008 Minutes.
Vice-Chairman Fischer made a motion to amend wording in November minutes to reflect Secretary Pegg was approved to apply for loans and grants, not to exceed $250K for the Woodside West Apartments. Commissioner Greenwood seconded the motion. Motion passed.
BOARD DISCUSSION: Dan Freedman presented updates on Development Projects.
BOARD ACTION: Approval of Change Order for Stratford Exterior Sealing.
Vice-Chairman Fischer made a motion to approve the additional $40k to properly complete the Sealing of the exterior of the Stratford building. Commissioner Greenwood seconded the motion. Motion Passed.
BOARD ACTION: Election of Officers
A motion was made by Commissioner Ostermiller to include all officers’ names for Chairman and Vice-Chairman Positions and hold a silent ballot. Commissioner Kosloski seconded. Motion Passed.
A motion was made by Commissioner Ostermiller for a unanimous vote for Chairman Brewer for the position of Chairman. Commissioner Greenwood seconded. Motion Passed.
A motion was made by Commissioner Greenwood for a unanimous vote for Vice-Chairman Fischer for the position of Vice-Chairman. Commissioner Kosloski seconded. Motion Passed.
BOARD ACTION: Approve hiring of a Part-time Assistant Site Manager
Previous action nullifies this action.
BOARD DISCUSSION: Housing First – Homeless Housing Strategy
BOARD DISCUSSION: Inclement Weather Policy
Discussion regarding possible acquisition of Real Estate
Scheduling of Next Meeting: Annual Meeting Date: February 23, 2009.
There being no further business to discuss, Chairman Brewer adjourned the regular board meeting.
BOARD APPROVAL OF MINUTES
B. Jo Brewer, Chairperson Attest: Christina M. Pegg, Secretary