Meeting Minutes – March 14, 2011

Meeting Minutes – March 14, 2011



March 14, 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, March 14, 2011.

Chairman Massellis called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. and called the roll.

PRESENT: Mark Masselli, Chairman; 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.




APPROVAL OF MINUTES: On motion by Commissioner Carreiro, seconded by Vice Chairman Osborne; it was unanimously voted to approve the minutes of the February 14, 2011 meeting as submitted. Vice Chairman Osborne abstained from the vote.

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

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE: Secretary Vasiliou reported on 2/25/11 A/R  which shows increases of $825.80 for Conn 9-2, $3,514.05 for Conn 9-4 and $869.23 for MR were noted. Net decreases of $539.38 for Conn 9-3, $180.00 for Conn 9-5 and $15.00 for E101 were also noted.

LEGAL ACTION: Attorney Boccalatte stated his 2/25/2011 report shows 3 summary process actions were started and $646.32 was collected on vacated accounts.

FINANCIAL: Mr. Mondani submitted the Consolidated Operating Budget for fiscal year April1, 2011 through March 31, 2012.

On motion by Commissioner Snatacroce, seconded by Vice Chairman Osborne; it was unanimously voted to adopt Resolution 2011-6 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 $4,273.47 be written off:

6 Cubeta Road                         Laser, Stephanie                       130.21                                 Middletown
39 Cubeta Road                       Bartlett, Susan                             61.90                                Middletown
55 Cubeta Road                       Bradley, Kathleen                         24.11                                Middletown
34 Kieft Road                           Segda, Karla                                  35.00                               No forward address
452 Long Lane                         McKenzie, Heather                     110.52                               Middletown
479 Long Lane                         Moore, Melissa                             32.88                               Middletown
517 Long Lane                          Lewis, Joyce                                  35.00                               No forward address
55 Rogers Road                       Cowden, Heather                       1,244.57                             No forward address
96 Rogers Road                       Thomas, Rosalyn                         376.63                              No forward address
17 Santangelo Circle               Walker, Janell                            1,584.59                             No forward address
53 Santangelo Circle               Harvey, Frank                              318.69                              Middletown
88 Santangelo Circle              Walden, James                              157.74                              Decreased
96 Santagelo Circle                 Shea, Shannon                                94.34                             No. Branford
27 Schaefer Road                    Faraci, Laura                                    67.29                             Portland

                                                          Grand Total                                                 4,273.47

On motion by Commissioner Santacroce, seconded by Commissioner Carreiro; it was unanimously voted to adopt Resolution 2011-7 and waive reading of same.

WHEREAS, the Housing Authority of the City of Middletown has unsuccessfully tried to collect the following Marino Manor E-10 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 $17.97 be written off:

30 Marino Manor                                         Edward Krol                                       17.97                              Deceased 5/10

On motion by Commissioner Santacroce, seconded by Commissioner Carreiro; it was unanimously voted to approve teh Federal Write-offs as listed.


MARCH 2011


1007                 Schwenneker, Evelyn                          177.56                                Florida
1205                 Clemons, Henry                                1,480.19                                Deceased
302                   Marguiles, Richard                           1,311.96                                Deceased
308                   McKenna, Dana                                   144.77                                Deceased
309                   Johnson, Frank                                       13.52                               Unknown
501                    Bryant, Willie                                      2,011.34                              Unknown
510                    Shepard, John                                         22.43                               Convalescent Home
701                    Mattocks, Melvin                                  855.00                              Convalescent Home
709                   Rowe, Shirley                                          166.75                              Deceased
806                   Tomczuk, Kathleen                            1,372.54                              Convalescent Home
909                   Karpinski, Joseph                                     8.48                               Deceased

                                                        Total                                                   $7,564.54



9 MT                                              Clark, Shalom                                        2,427.18                                          No forward address
22 MT                                             Cameron, Kimyatta                                   17.25                                         No forward address
23 MT                                             Fredrick, Latoya                                    1,799.20                                         No forward address
27 MT                                             Pedraza, Juanita                                         14.27                                       New Britain
40 MT                                             Repscher, Debra                                   3,481.06                                         No forward address


                                                             Total                                                          $7,738.96



6 TS                                      Spada, Gina                                                   1,518.73                       No forward address
18 TS                                    Thompson, Jameel                                         718.56                         New Britain
24 TS                                   Holley, Tosiba                                                  846.24                        No forward address
36 TS                                   Califiore, Denise                                            1,600.56                       Meriden
45 TS                                   Moore, Marquita                                               763.10                       No forward address
46 TS                                  DeMoranville, Donald                                    1,154.34                       No forward address

                                                                Total                                            $6,601.53


Grand Total                               $21,905.03


SECTION 8: 713 Section 8 units were under lease as of 3/1/2011. A voucher briefing was held on February 8, 2011. Sixty vouchers were issued to applicants with an expiration date of April 9, 2011.  


MAINTENANCE: 190 work orders were completed in January. Vacancy prep continues at MR.

MODERNIZATION: Sbona Tower: Elevator Modernization is complete. Final payment has been approved. MT: Boiler Upgrade project is complete. MHA is reviewing final closeout documents. Gilley Design was the low bidder for A/E fees. TS: P. Bailey performed a site visit. Bid packets should be ready early April for window upgrade project. MR: MHA talking with Weatherization Program for unit upgrades (furnaces, insultation, etc.) Spear Park: Prak lights and fountain pump is on. Monument lighting will be done in the spring.

OLD BUSINESS: Mr. Vasiliou reminded commissioners of the Annual Meeting to be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 6: 30 p.m. at the First and Last Tavern, Main Street, Middletown.

NEW BUSINESS: Mr. Vasiliou updated commissioners on legislative actions currently being considered in the State.

Chairman Masselli announced his retirement from the Board of Commissioners effective March 31, 2011. The Board commended him for his twenty (20) years of continuous service to the housing authority and wished him well in his future endeavors.

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 Regular meeting at 5:38 p.m.

William Vasiliou