February 2017 minutes

February 2017 minutes



                                                     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



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.



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.


William Vasiliou