March 2017 minutes



March 13, 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 Monday, March 13, 2017.

Chairman Noglow called the meeting to order at 5:04 p.m. and called the roll.

PRESENT:  Evan Noglow, Chairman; Senova Stone, Commissioner; Phil Cacciola, Commissioner

ALSO PRESENT: William Vasiliou, Secretary; Tom Guzzi, Financial Manager; John Rumberger, Facilities Manager; John Boccalatte, Esq.

ABSENT:  Vice Chairman Santacroce; Izzy Greenberg, Commissioner (excused absences).



APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  On motion by Commissioner Cacciola, seconded by Commissioner Stone; it was unanimously voted to approve the minutes of the February 14, 2017 meeting as submitted.

APPROVAL OF BILLS:  On motion by Commissioner Stone, seconded by Commissioner Cacciola; it was unanimously voted to approve the bills as submitted.

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE: Secretary Vasiliou reported on 2/28/17 A/R which shows a decrease of $115.03 for CONN 9-2, increase of $764 for Conn 9-3, decrease of &2267.96 for Conn 9-4, increase of # for Conn 9-6, increase of $5282.24 for MR and  an increase  of $16.02 for E-101.  This report shows a non-substantial movement either way in A/R.

LEGAL ACTION: Attorney Boccalatte stated his 2/28/17 report shows 1 summary process action started with a few trials coming up.  Also noted was that there was $975.19 collected on vacated accounts; a decent month for collections.

FINANCIAL:  Mr. Guzzi reported that the financial department is ready to close the books .

SECTION 8: Secretary Vasiliou reported as of 3/10/17, 843 Section 8 units are  in place and the average payment at $738.49 continues to increase .  A briefing will be held at the end of March where there will be a release of more units into the marketplace.


MAINTENANCE: 154 work orders were completed in February.

MODERNIZATION: Schindler is replacing ropes on Car #2.  TS: (roofs) file closed out;

Marino Manor: (roofs/windows) file closed out. MT: (bathrooms) all bathrooms completed. Punchlist & A/E inspection week of 3/13; EverSource Incentives: Materials on order for Sbona, Monarca and Marino; SHRP/MR: First 20 buildings on Sunset Ridge are 95% complete.  Final 18 contractor walkthrough was held on 3/8 with pricing due back on 3/17/17.  Capital fund: potential jobs include Sbona and Traverse switchgear, Sbona Parking, Entry System and Greenhouse Roofs.


OLD BUSINESS: Mr. Vasiliou updated the Commission on the outcome of the lawsuit against HUD and presented a press release for their review.

NEW BUSINESS: Mr. Vasiliou reported that the City of Middletown is looking to change their health insurance plan.  This potential change would not include MHA.

There being no further business to come before the Commission, on motion by Commissioner Cacciola, seconded by Commissioner Stone; it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 5:43 pm.


William Vasiliou