REGULAR MEETING OF THE HOUSING AUTHORITY
OF THE CITY OF MIDDLETOWN
January 10, 2011
The Monthly 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, January 10, 2011.
Vice Chairman Osborne called the meeting to order at 5:08 p.m. and called the roll.
PRESENT: Lee Osborne, Vice Chairman; Sebastian J. Santacroce, Commissioner; Evan Noglow, Commissioner; Lois Carreiro, Commissioner.
ALSO PRESENT: William Vasiliou, Secretary; Don Mondani, Financial Manager; John Rumberger, Facilities Manager; John Boccalatte, Esq.
ABSENT: Mark Masselli, Chairman (excused absence.)
PUBLIC SESSION: Mary Bingham, 23 Marino Manor, had questions regarding the base rent increase proposed for the complex and how it would affect residents on fixed income. Mr. Vasiliou explained the process.
FOLLOW-UP REPORT: None
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: On motion by Commissioner Carreiro, seconded by Commissioner Santacroce; it was unanimously voted to approve the minutes of the December 13, 2010 meeting as submitted. Commissioner Santacroce and Commissioner Carreiro abstained from the vote.
APPROVAL OF BILLS: On motion by Commissioner Santacroce, seconded by Commissioner Noglow; it was unanimously voted to approve the bills as submitted.
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE: Secretary Vasiliou reported on 12/31/10 A/R which shows increases of $ 695.26 for Conn 9-2, $1,053.04 for Conn 9-3, $652.23 for Conn 9-4, and 560.00 for Conn 9-5. Net drecreases of $1,166.44 for MR and $5.00 for E101 were also noted.
LEGAL ACTION: Attorney Boccalatte stated his 12/31/10 report shows 1 summary process action and 2 wage attachments were started and $422.66 collected on vacated accounts.
FINANCIAL: Mr. Mondani submitted the Management Plans for the CT State Family and Elderly Complexes for the fiscal year April 1, 2011 through March 31, 2012.
SECTION 8: 719 Section 8 units were under lease as of 1/1/2011. A briefing for issuance of vouchers to applicants on the waiting list will be held Febuary 8, 2011. Sixty-five applicants have been notified.
MAINTENANCE: 203 work orders were completed in December. Vacancie were prepared for leasing.
MODERNIZATION: Sbona Tower: Elevator Modernization is complete. MHA is awaiting final closeout documents. MT: Boiler Upgrade project is complete. MHA is awaiting final closeout documents. TS: Twelve responses to the RFQ’s for window upgrades were received. Three firms are on the short list. A walk thru is scheduled and fee submissions are due January 14th.
OLD BUSINESS: Mr. Vasiliou reported that a public hearing on the Annual Plan submission, fiscal year 2011 was held at 4:00 p.m. on January 10., 2011 in the Senior center Conference Room. Noone from the public attended. Therefore, on motion by Commissioner Santacroce, seconded by Commissioner Carreiro; it was unanimously voted to adopt Resolution 2011-3 and waive reading of same (see attached Resolution)
NEW BUSINESS: Mr. Vasiliou reported that MHA has received its PHAS score. We received a score of 89/100 which is considered a standard performer.
He reported that the Red Cross contacted him on December 17, 2010 and informed him that they would be terminating their contract with the Homeless Shelter in April 2011. He informed them that any new entity would need to contact MHA to discuss their participation. He will continue to follow the progress of this situation.
There being no further business to come before the Commission, on motion by Commissioner Santacroce, seconded by Carreiro; it was unanimously voted to adjourn the monthly meeting at 6:14 p.m.