REGULAR MEETING OF THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF MIDDLETOWN
February 10, 2020
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 Monday, February 10, 2020.
Chairman Noglow called the meeting to order at 5:07 p.m. and called the roll.
PRESENT: Evan Noglow, Chairman; Sebastian Santacroce, Vice Chairman; Senova Stone, Commissioner, Larry Riley, Commissioner
ALSO PRESENT: William Vasiliou, Secretary; Christine Juraska, Financial Manager; John Rumberger, Facilities Manager,
Jason Lewellyn, Esq.
ABSENT: Phil Cacciola, Commissioner, (excused absence)
PUBLIC SESSION: None
FOLLOW-UP REPORT: None
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Due to abstentions, the minutes of the January 13, 2020 meeting were tabled to the March meeting.
APPROVAL OF BILLS: On motion Vice Chairman Santacroce, seconded by Commissioner Riley, it was unanimously voted to approve the bills as submitted.
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE: Secretary Vasiliou reported on 1/31/20 A/R which shows an increase of $863.77 for CONN 9-2, an increase of $508.14 for Conn 9-3, a decrease of $557.25 f or Conn 9-4, decrease of $16 for Conn 9-5, decrease of $4923.68 for State Family, and a decrease of $12.23 for E-101.
LEGAL ACTION: Atty. Lewellyn reported on his report dated 1/31/20. There was one new summary process and one execution; $143.93 was collected this month. Atty Lewellyn also reported about a new tool through the DMV which will aid in the collection process.
FINANCIAL: Ms. Juraska presented the LIPH F(Federal) budget, highlighting the components for the Federal program. She also reported on the proposed write-offs for the Federal and State programs.
On motion by Vice Chairman Santacorce, seconded by Commissioner Stone; it was unanimously voted to adopt Resolution 2020-4 (Federal Budget-LIHP) as submitted and waive reading of same. (see attached Resolution)
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 $20,533.06 be written off:
Name Address Amount Address
Elizabeth Colon-Santana 81 Daddario Rd. $991.20 No Forward
Portia Fuller 37 Daddario Rd. $282.70 No Forward
Quanisha Lowery 426 Long Lane. $1254.10 No Forward
Mykeesha James 479 Long Lane. $346.30 No Forward
Denise Young 489 Long Lane $281.74 No Forward
Kyndra Taylor 17 Santangelo Cir. $4026.47 No Forward
Samantha Lowery 74 Santangelo Cir. $527.06 Out of State
Ramatu Osumanu 10 Schaefer Rd. $5297.42 Evict / No Fwd
Jasmane Myrick 25 Schaefer Rd. $660.07 No Forward
Cassandra Ready 27 Schaefer Rd. $4001.04 Evict / No Fwd
Lakisha Goforth 32 Schaefer Rd. $2864.96 No Forward
Grand Total $20,533.06
Ms. Juraska submitted the list of write -off’s for State Family (MR). On motion by Vice Chairman Santacroce, seconded by Commissioner Riley, it was unanimously voted to adopt Resolution 2020-5, and waive reading of the same.
Ms. Juraska submitted the list of write offs for the Federal complexes. On motion by Vice Chairman Santacroce, seconded by Commissioner Riley, it was unanimously voted to approve the Federal write offs as submitted.
SECTION 8: 807 Section 8 units were under lease for the current month as of 2/5/20. Average Hap payment per unit is $768.28. There are two Section 8 briefings scheduled for March.
MAINTENANCE: 178 work orders were completed in January
MODERNIZATION: Sbona Main Roof– Submittals have been approved. Spring install is planned;
Sbona Elevator – Design meeting complete and site survey was scheduled for 2/7/20; Sbona South Side Water Issues – Developing scope of work/budget with Capital Studio Arch; MR Driveways – possible summer project to be phased in by neighborhood.
SPECIAL REPORTS: None
OLD BUSINESS: None
NEW BUSINESS: None
There being no further business to come before the Commission, on motion by Vice Chairman Santacroce, seconded by Commissioner Riley; it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 5:28 pm.