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MINUTES TO THE REGULAR MEETING
OF THE LONGVIEW HOUSING AUTHOURITYBOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
October 30, 2008
At the Longview Housing Authority Offices
1207 Commerce Ave., Longview, WA.
Vice-Chairman Fischer called the regular October meeting of the Longview Housing Authority Board of Commissioners to order at 4:00 pm on October 30, 2008.
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
Teresa Welter, Staff
Changes & Additions to the Agenda
Unfinished Business - Updates on FFRC/LHA joint workshop
Opportunity for Public Discussion
Review of Minutes for September 2008 Regular Meeting
Approve August 2008 Vouchers as paid
Approve write-off of doubtful accounts in the amount of $486.00
A motion was made by Commissioner Ostermiller and seconded by Commissioner Kosloski to approve the Consent Agenda. Motion Passed.
Chairman and Secretary Report
Secretary Pegg reported to the board that Longview Fibre announced a shutdown/ lay-off that will negatively impact the local economy.
Secretary Pegg informed the board of the Cowlitz County Emergency Planning department has set a meeting for November 19 from 1p – 2:30p to set plans for evacuation of the counties more vulnerable citizens, elderly and disabled, in case of natural disaster.
Secretary Pegg informed the board of a regional program that includes internships for housing specialists in training.
Secretary Pegg reported on the NAHRO Conference in San Antonio. There are plans to simplify Section 8. Reports on budgets were vague; more information will be available in March.
BOARD DISCUSSION: Dan Freedman presented updates on Development Projects
BOARD DISCUSSION: Chris Pegg informed the board of the JPCHA/LHA meeting day, time, and place. The agenda would be e-mailed to board members prior to the meeting.
BOARD DISCUSSION: Chris Pegg informed the board that a summary of the FFRC/LHA meeting would be available soon.
BOARD DISCUSSION: Katie Wilkie presented updates on staff responding positively and working with her, in her new position.
BOARD DISCUSSION/ACTION: Resolution 08-07 – Section 8 Management Assessment Program (SEMAP) Certification for FY 9/30/2008
A motion was made by Commissioner Ostermiller and seconded by Commissioner Kosloski to approve resolution 08-07. Motion Passed.
Scheduling of Next Meeting: Regular Meeting Date: November 24, 2008
There being no further business to discuss, Vice-Chairman Fischer adjourned the regular board meeting.
BOARD APPROVAL OF MINUTES
B. Jo Brewer, Chairperson Attest: Christina M. Pegg, Secretary