REGULAR MEETING OF THE HOUSING AUTHORITY
OF THE CITY OF MIDDLETOWN
June 13, 2016
The Monthly Meeting of the Housing Authority of the City of Middletown was held at Middletown Housing Authority Board Room,150 William Street, Middletown, Connecticut on Monday, June 13, 2016.
Vice Chairman Santacroce called the meeting to order at 5:01 p.m. and called the roll.
PRESENT: Sebastian Santacroce, Vice Chairman; Phil Cacciola, Commissioner: Senova Stone, Commissioner
ALSO PRESENT: William Vasiliou, Secretary; Tom Guzzi, Financial Manager; John Rumberger, Facilities Manager; John Boccalatte, Esq.
ABSENT: Evan Noglow, Chairman; Izzy Greenberg, Commissioner (excused absences)
PUBLIC SESSION: None
FOLLOW-UP REPORT: NONE
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Due to abstentions the minutes of the May 9, 2016 meeting were tabled to the July meeting.
APPROVAL OF BILLS: On motion by Chairman Cacciola, seconded by Commissioner Santacroce; it was unanimously voted to approve the bills as submitted.
ACCOUNT RECEIVABLE: Secretary Vasiliou reported on 5/31/16 A/R report shows decreases of $152.60 for Conn 9-2, an increase of $272.26 for Conn 9-3, decrease of $2,159.15 for Conn 9-4, decrease of $15.61 for Conn 9-5 and increases of $13,378.48 for MR and 7.92 for E101. Overall a good month.
LEGAL ACTION: Secretary Vasiliou stated the report shows a total of $129.53 received in collection accounts and expenses of $564.11, very little activity for collections and court.
FINANCIAL: Mr. Guzzi presented the 2016 Financial Report Summary for all programs. Both the Sec. 8 and Federtal programs showed decreases due to the MERF Pension liability entry. The Moderate Rent and State Elderly programs showed healthy contributions to net income, and reserves are trending upward.
SECTION 8: Secreatary Vasiliou reported that as of 6/8/16 Section 8 units are in place; $ 704.90 is the average payment per participant in the program, and this number continues to gorw. Sec. 8 administrators at HUD have recommended, and we have agreed to try, to increase landlord paymens in an effort to place more units.
MAINTENANCE: 182 work orders were completed. Department is busy rapping up and starting new projects.
MODERNIZATION: TS: Majority of punch list is complete, awating close out documents. MM: the bid openting has been pushed back to June 16. Mapplewood bathrooms apparent low bidder is Universal Flooring and there is an anticipated start date of fall of 2016. Giuffrida Engineering is wrapping up site surveys for the mechanical rooms. SHRP/MR: 4 buildings on Daddario are nearing completion. Re-roof work compled on Santangelo Circle and Rockwood Acres. Architect/CHFA completed punch list of Long Lane. Working with an Energize CT company to retrofit LED lighting and incentive programs for Sbona.
SPECIAL REPORTS: NONE
OLD BUSINESS: Update: A full and complete comprehensive package was submitted for the request for proposal for the relocation of the Wesleyan bookstore.
NEW BUSINESS: NONE
There being no further business to come before the Commission, on motion by Commissioner Cacciola, seconded by Vice Chairman Santacroce, it was unanimously voted to adjourn the monthly meeting at 5:32 p.m.