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MINUTES TO THE REGULAR MEETING
OF THE LONGVIEW HOUSING AUTHORITY
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
July 28, 2010
At the Longview Housing Authority Offices
1207 Commerce Ave., Longview, WA
Vice Chair B.Jo Brewer called the regular July meeting of the Longview Housing Authority Board of Commissioners to order at 4:00 pm on July 28, 2010.
Chris Pegg, Secretary Bruce Fischer, Commissioner
Ron Kosloski, Commissioner
Nicole Morgan, Commissioner
B. Jo Brewer, Commissioner
Wayne Ostermiller, Commissioner
Tom Drake, Staff PUBLIC
Selina Nesbit, Staff None
Katie Wilkie, Staff
Vickie Rhodes, Staff
Jon Dieter, Staff
Dan Freedman, Staff
Sherry Harding, Staff
CHANGES & ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA
? Offer from Habitat for Humanity for property on 18. Ave added under Old Business
OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC DISCUSSION
Review of Minutes for June 2010 Regular meeting
Approve June 2010 Financial Statements as presented
Approve June 2010 Vouchers as paid
Approve write-off doubtful accounts
A motion was made by Commissioner Ostermiller to approve consent agenda with changes made to the minutes. Commissioner Kosloski stated that a correction on the date of the next regular meeting needed to be amended from August 23, 2010 to July 28, 2010.Seconded by Commissioner Morgan. Motion passed.
CHAIRMAN AND SECRETARY REPORT
Secretary Pegg that she and Commissioner Brewer attended the National NAHRO conference in Boston the week of July19-25.
Secretary Pegg reported on the Community Information luncheon scheduled for July 29 at the Monticello Hotel. Approximately 40 people have confirmed attendance to learn more about LHA programs serving Veterans.
Secretary Pegg reported that LHA was awarded 25 VASH vouchers June 1, 2010. The monies for the vouchers comes through HUD with the Veterans Affairs selecting the client to received the vouchers. LHA is waiting for the VA to hire the case managers before issuing the vouchers.
INTRODUCTION OF STAFF
STAFF PRESENTATION: Dan Freedman presented a development update. No action taken.
BOARD ACTION: Proposal from Habitat for Humanity for acquisition of LHA owned property on 18 Ave., Longview.
?A motion to accept the proposal from Habitat for Humanity for their acquisition of property on
18 Ave. and to approve authority for Dan Freedman to negotiate the transfer was made by Commissioner Ostermiller.
Seconded by Commissioner Kosloski. Passed.
BOARD ACTION: Request for rent increase.
? A motion was made by Commissioner Ostermiller to increase rent by $10.00 per month at
the Blackstone, Mint Place and Harmony House. Seconded by Commissioner Kosloski. Motion passed.
BOARD DISCUSSION: Disposal of Surplus LHA property. Tabled until September Board meeting to allow board members time for review.
BOARD DISCUSSION: Waiting list preferences. No action taken.
BOARD DISCUSSION: Public relations discussion. No action taken.
BOARD ACTION: Request for Christina Pegg to travel to Boise ID for training.
?A motion was made by Commissioner Morgan to approve travel to Boise to attend National NAHRO executive Management training from August 3-6. Seconded by Commissioner Kosloski. Passed
SCEDULING OF NEXT MEETING: Regular Meeting Date: August 23, 2010
There being no further business to discuss, Vice Chair Brewer adjourned the regular board meeting.
CHRISTINA M. PEGG,
BOARD APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Bruce Fischer, Chairperson Attest: Christina M. Pegg, Secretary