About LHA > Meeting Minutes
MINUTES TO THE REGULAR MEETING
OF THE LONGVIEW HOUSING AUTHORITY
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
March 22, 2010
At the Longview Housing Authority Offices
1207 Commerce Ave., Longview, Wa.
Chair Bruce Fischer called the regular March meeting of the Longview Housing Authority Board of Commissioners to order at 4:00 pm on March 22, 2010.
Bruce Fischer, Commissioner
Chris Pegg, Secretary
Ron Kosloski, Commissioner
Wayne Ostermiller, Commissioner
Nicole Morgan, Commissioner
B. Jo Brewer, Commissioner PUBLIC
Tom Drake, Staff None
Jon Dieter, Staff
Selina Nesbit, Staff
Katie Wilkie, Staff
Vickie Rhodes, Staff
Arlin Broadie, Staff
CHANGES & ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA
OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC DISCUSSION
Review of Minutes for February 2010 Meeting
Approve February 2010 Financial Statements as presented
Approve February 2010Vouchers as paid
Approve write-off doubtful accounts
A motion was made by Commissioner Ostermiller to approve consent agenda with no changes made to the minutes. Seconded by Commissioner Morgan. Motion passed.
CHAIRMAN AND SECRETARY REPORT
Secretary Pegg reported on staff appreciation week.
Secretary Pegg reported that the Pacific Pearl in South Bend is scheduled for occupancy the end of April 2010.
Secretary Pegg reported that Reliable Place in Centralia is scheduled for occupancy sometime in June 2010.
Secretary Pegg reported that the Legislature is in special session now and working on some critical potential funding bills that create funding for affordable housing.
Secretary Pegg reminded all board members of the upcoming PNRC-NAHRO conference in Salem, Ore April 26-28 .Commissioners B. Jo Brewer and Commissioner Morgan will both be attending with Commissioner Morgan attending the Commissioners Fundamentals class.
Secretary Pegg reported that we have been awarded $200,000 in HOME funds from Clark County to develop affordable housing in the City of Woodland.
Secretary Pegg reported that The Gift Cottage has vacated their space in the Stratford building. The Housing Authority is taking this opportunity to make some necessary repairs to our office space.
Secretary Pegg reported that she had received a resignation letter from Adora Greenwood effective immediately and that she would notify the City that a replacement Commissioner will need to be appointed to fill the remainder of her term.
Secretary Pegg reported that the agency is working with Copper Rise Consulting in an internal assessment of the agency. Sandy has been interviewing the management team and will conduct group sessions with the staff. She will then prepare a report and work with the management team on any recommendations she may have to help us move forward in the best possible way. Secretary Pegg will report the outcome of the assessment.
EXECUTIVE SESSION: Consider acquisition of real estate- RCW 42.30.110(1)
Adjourned the regular meeting at 4:35 for executive session and then reconvened regular meeting at 5:15.
INTRODUCTION OF STAFF
BOARD ACTION: Request from PFD to share cost of repairs on Columbia Theatre
A motion was made by Commissioner B. Jo Brewer authorizing staff to present a counter offer to PFD. Seconded by Commissioner Kosloski. Passed.
BOARD DISSCUSSION: Development update. No action taken.
BOARD ACTION: Approval to receive grant money from Clark County for new construction project in Woodland,WA
A motion was made by Commissioner B. Jo Brewer to approve the receiving of grant monies from Clark County. Seconded by Commissioner Morgan .Passed.
BOARD DISCUSSION: 2011 Annual Plan- Section 8 preferences.
Chair person Fischer appointed Commissioner B. Jo Brewer as Chair of a subcommittee with Commissioner Morgan to further discuss the options for waiting list preferences and their impact on the clients served.
SCEDULING OF NEXT MEETING: Regular Meeting Date: April 26, 2010
There being no further business to discuss, Chair Fischer adjourned the regular board meeting.
CHRISTINA M. PEGG,
BOARD APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Bruce Fischer, Chairperson Attest: Christina M. Pegg, Secretary