REGULAR MEETING OF THE HOUSING Authority
OF THE CITY OF MIDDLETOWN
October 9, 2018
The Monthly Meeting of the Housing Authority of the City of Middletown was held at the Middletown Housing Authority Board Room, 150 William St., Middletown, CT 06457 on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.
Chairman Noglow called the meeting to order at 5:02 p.m. and called the roll.
PRESENT: Evan Noglow, Chairman; Sebastian Santacroce, Vice Chairman; Phil Cacciola, Commissioner; Larry Riley, Commissioner.
ALSO PRESENT: William Vasiliou, Secretary; Tom Guzzi, Financial Manager; John Rumberger, Facilities Manager, Atty John Boccalatte
ABSENT: Senova Stone, Commissioner (excused absence)
PUBLIC SESSION: John Fenner, a tenant at Sbona Tower, addressed the Commission with his concerns about parking.
FOLLOW-UP REPORT: None
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: On motion by Commissioner Cacciola; seconded by Vice Chairman Santacroce, it was unanimously voted to approve the minutes of September 10, 2018 meeting as submitted.
APPROVAL OF BILLS: On motion by Vice Chairman Santacroce, seconded by Commissioner Cacciola; it was unanimously voted to approve the bills as submitted.
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE: Secretary Vasiliou reported on the 9/30/18 A/R which shows a decrease of $5071.19 for Conn 9-2(due to large retro rent), a decrease of $3454.26 for Conn 9-3, a decrease of $3544.38 for Conn 9-4, $0.00 for Conn 9-5, an increase of $11.92 for State Family and an increase of $433.73for E -101. It was a very good collection month.
LEGAL ACTION: Atty. Boccalatte reported on his 9/28/18 report. It was a very active month regarding court activity, with a low collection month.
FINANCIAL: Mr. Guzzi reported that he continues to work on the budget for next year.
SECTION 8: Mr. Vasiliou reported that as of 10/4/18 there are 800 Section 8 units in place and the average payment on behalf of tenants is $791.67. Also noted was that 2 briefings were held and the Section 8 dept. met with the company that opens the wait list.
PERSONNEL: Mr. Vasiliou advised the Commission of the pending retirement of Tom Guzzi.
MAINTENANCE: 176 work orders completed in September
MODERNIZATION: Trenching from new transformer to laundry room complete and backfill underway, with low resident impact. Both entrances to be usable by 10/12., new pad poured for switchgear in basement; Sbona Greenhouse Design – MA&M expects to begin demo on 10/15; Sbona Parking –MHA reviewing conceptual drawings of parking lot reconfiguration; Sbona Roof – awaiting timeline for Macri roofing to perform warranty repairs; emphasis will be on ensuring that roof lasts through winter with minimal tenant impact. Moderate Rental–window well replacement completion on Rogers Rd end of October. Mr. Rumberger updated the Commission on the multi-use bike trail along Long Lane. MHA met with DeRita Construction regarding resurfacing remaining portion of driveway along Long Lane
OLD BUSINESS: None
NEW BUSINESS: None
OTHER BUSINESS: None
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 monthly meeting at 5:45 p.m.