REGULAR MEETING OF THE HOUSING AUTHORITY
OF THE CITY OF MIDDLETOWN
February 14, 2017
The Regular Meeting of the Housing Authority of the City of Middletown was held at the Senior Center Meeting Room, 150 William Street, Middletown, Connecticut on Tuesday, February 8, 2017.
Chairman Noglow called the meeting to order at 5:06 p.m. and called the roll.
PRESENT: Evan Noglow, Chairman; Sebastian Santacroce, Vice Chairman; Phil Cacciola, Commissioner
ALSO PRESENT: William Vasiliou, Secretary; Tom Guzzi, Financial Manager; John Rumberger, Facilities Manager; John Boccalatte, Esq.
ABSENT: Senova Stone, Commissioner (excused absence); Izzy Greenberg
PUBLIC SESSION: None
FOLLOW-UP REPORT: None
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: On motion by Chairman Cacciola, seconded by Vice Chairman Santacroce; it was unanimously voted to approve the minutes of the January 9, 2017 meeting as submitted.
APPROVAL OF BILLS: On motion by Commissioner Cacciola, seconded by Vice Chairman Santacroce ; it was unanimously voted to approve the bills as submitted.
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE: Secretary Vasiliou reported on 1/31/17 A/R which shows decreases of $115.03 for CONN 9-2, $2267.96 for Conn 9-4, $5282.24 for State Family. Increases of $764.00 for Conn 9-3, $3.00 for Monarca Place and $16.02 for E-101 were also noted. A very good collection month.
LEGAL ACTION: Attorney Boccalatte stated his 1/31/17 report shows the direct correlation between how good staff is doing with collection and our evictions.
FINANCIAL: Mr. Vasiliou submitted the proposed write off list for the Moderate Rental complex. On motion by Chairman Cacciola, seconded by Vice Chairman Santacroce, it was unanimously voted to adopt Resolution 2017-7 and waive reading of same.
WHEREAS, the Housing Authority of the City of Middletown has unsuccessfully tried to collect the following Moderate Rental (MR11, MR-11A & MR 47) vacated accounts and;
WHEREAS, the Housing Authority has deemed these accounts to be uncollectible;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Commission of the Housing Authority of the City of Middletown that the following vacated accounts totaling $11,861.50 be written off:
Sabrina Moore 70 Rogers Rd. $ 230.40 Middletown
Brenda Santiago-Caban 96 Rogers Rd. $4264.71 Meriden
Katie O’Brien 53 Santangelo Cir $196.30 No Forward
Samantha Beck 56 Santangelo Cir. $3313.15 No Forward
Vanessa Santiago 58 Santangelo Cir. $469.40 No Forward
Lisa Cooper 67 Santangelo Cir. $397.15 Middletown
Maybellyn Bruno 18 Schaefer Rd. $65.46 Hartford
Dominique Fava 34 Schaefer Rd. $2850.02 No Forward
Yvonne Chicoine 35 Schaefer Rd. $74.91 Middletown
Grand Total $11,861.50
Mr. Vasiliou submitted the list of write offs for the Federal complexes. On motion by Vice Chairman Santacroce, seconded by Commissioner Cacciola, it was unanimously voted to approve the Federal write offs as submitted.
SECTION 8: 848 Section 8 units were under lease as of 2/10/17. Mr. Vasiliou also reported that we will have a March briefing to put more units in the marketplace. Also noted was that 32 vouchers will be applied to the Mary Shepard Home project.
PERSONNEL: A new person was hired for Sec. 8 part-time position
MAINTENANCE: 164 work orders were completed in January.
MODERNIZATION: MM Roof/windows – reviewing final close out docs. MT Bathrooms – 42 bathrooms completed; substantial completion expectedby end of February. We are getting approximately $50k of LED upgrades from EverSource for an estimated cost of $2-3k. We continue to make progress at MR as first 20 building on Rogers is substantially completed.
SPECIAL REPORTS: None
OLD BUSINESS: None
NEW BUSINESS: A motion was made by Vice Chairman Santacroce, seconded by Commissioner Cacciola regarding office procedures during inclement weather. A discussion ensued and a vote was taken. Motion did not passed.
There being no further business to come before the Commission, on motion by Vice Chairman Santacroce, seconded by Commissioner Cacciola; it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 6:18 pm.