Thursday, August 3, 2017

HRA Board of Commissioners regular meeting - August 7, 2017 at 6 PM

HRA Board of Commissioners
Regular Meeting
August 7, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Greenfield Savings Bank
282 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA 01376
1.      Convene

2.      FY16 audit presentation by Mike Guyder

3.      Executive Director’s Report

4.      Actions
    1. Approve minutes of the July 13, 2017 regular meeting of the Board
    2. Approve minutes of July 25, 2017 special meeting of the Board
    3. Approve the July 2017 AP warrant
d.     CEDAC Consulting Agreement Amendment
e.     CHAPA HUD Housing Counseling Sub-Grant Agreement
f.        Adopt MRVP administrative plan
g.     Bank account signatory authorizations
    1. Approve and adopt new Travel Policy
    2. Approve revision to CORI policy
5.      Other Business
a.     Presentation by RDI Board member Leslie Brown
b.     Anti-discrimination notice
c.     Discussion of volunteer program
d.     PHN 2017-14 Agreed Upon Procedures (AUP) In the Publishing Year
e.     Staff reports will be distributed in advance and reviewed at the meeting
f.        Board member contact information

  1. Other business not reasonably anticipated 48 hours in advance
7.      Adjourn

This agenda was prepared by Frances Pheeny, Executive Director

Friday, July 21, 2017

HRA Board of Commissioners special meeting - July 25, 2017

HRA Board of Commissioners
Special Meeting
July 25, 2017 at 5:30 PM

Greenfield Savings Bank
282 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA 01376
1.      Convene

2.      Actions
    1. Approve a contract with Robert Half Associates
3.      Adjourn

This agenda was prepared by Frances Pheeny, Executive Director


Tuesday, July 11, 2017

HRA Board of Commissioners meeting - July 13, 2017

HRA Board of Commissioners
Regular Meeting (Rescheduled)
July 13, 2017 at 6:00 PM

HRA Office
42 Canal Road
Turners Falls, MA 01376
1.      Convene

2.      Executive Session to consider the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property, the public discussion of which may have a detrimental effect on the negotiating position of HRA

3.      Executive Director’s Report

4.      Actions
    1. Approve minutes of the June 5, 2017 regular meeting of the Board
    2. Approve the June 2017 AP warrant
    3. Authorize execution of FY18 RAFT contract
    4. Authorize execution of FY18 HomeBASE contract
    5. Authorize execution of memorandum of understanding with New Lease for Homeless Families, Inc.
f.        Approve annual plan for the Housing Choice Voucher Program
    1. Authorize execution of agreement with Cebula Electronics Corp for fire detection services
    2. Adopt Public Records Access Guidelines
    3. Appoint the Executive Director as Equal Opportunity Officer
    4. Amend CORI policy
    5. Additional signatories on all HRA bank accounts

5.      Other Business
a.     Presentation by RDI Board member Leslie Brown
b.     Regional regulations trainings
c.     Staff reports will be distributed in advance and reviewed at the meeting
d.     Board member contact information

  1. Other business not reasonably anticipated 48 hours in advance

7.      Adjourn


This agenda was prepared by Frances Pheeny, Executive Director

Thursday, July 6, 2017

HRA Board of Commissioners meeting - July 10, 2017 POSTPONED


HRA Board of Commissioners
Regular Meeting
July 10, 2017 at 6:00 PM

MEETING POSTPONED. NEW DATE WILL BE POSTED NOT LESS THAN 48 BUSINESS HOURS PRIOR TO MEETING.

Greenfield Savings Bank
282 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA 01376
1.      Convene

2.      Executive Director’s Report

3.      Actions
    1. Approve minutes of the June 5, 2017 regular meeting of the Board
    2. Approve the June 2017 AP warrant
    3. Authorize execution of FY18 RAFT contract
    4. Authorize execution of FY18 HomeBASE contract
    5. Authorize execution of memorandum of understanding with New Lease for Homeless Families, Inc.
    6. Approve annual plan for the Housing Choice Voucher Program
    1. Authorize execution of agreement with Cebula Electronics Corp for fire detection services
    2. Adopt Public Records Access Guidelines
    3. Appoint the Executive Director as Equal Opportunity Officer

4.      Other Business
a.     Presentation by RDI Board member Leslie Brown
b.     Regional regulations trainings
c.     Staff reports will be distributed in advance and reviewed at the meeting
d.     Board member contact information

  1. Other business not reasonably anticipated 48 hours in advance

6.      Adjourn

This agenda was prepared by Frances Pheeny, Executive Director


                                                           


Thursday, June 1, 2017

HRA Board of Commissioners regular meeting - June 5, 2017


HRA Board of Commissioners
Regular Meeting
June 5, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Greenfield Savings Bank
282 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA 01376
1.      Convene

2.      Presentation by the Chair: Executive Director performance review

3.      Actions
    1. Approve minutes of the May 1, 2017 regular meeting of the Board
    2. Approve the May 2017 AP warrant
    3. Authorize execution of HUD Form 519999
    4. Approve revised Procurement Policy
    5. Approve job description for Director of Property Management
    6. Approve job description for Executive Administrative Assistant
    7. Authorize closure of HRA office on July 3rd 
  1. Executive Session to consider the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property, the public discussion of which may have a detrimental effect on the negotiating position of HRA
5.      Executive Director’s Report

6.      Other Business
a.     Presentation by RDI Board member Leslie Brown
b.     RCAT Advisory Board meeting notice
c.     NLIHC summary of federal budget proposals
d.     Staff reports will be distributed in advance and reviewed at the meeting
e.     Board member contact information

  1. Other business not reasonably anticipated 48 hours in advance 
8.      Adjourn

This agenda was prepared by Frances Pheeny, Executive Director



Friday, May 19, 2017

Regional Capital Assessment Team (RCAT) Advisory Board Quarterly Meeting - June 7

Regional Capital Assessment Team (RCAT)
Region 1 – Central West
Advisory Board Quarterly Meeting
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
6:00 p.m.
Auburn Housing Authority
Community Room
200 Oxford St. North
Auburn, MA 01501

AGENDA

1.     Welcome 

2.     RCAT Directors Report / Annual

3.     Questions and Answers / Discussion

4.     Public Input

5.     Other Business – Consideration of any matter not known about or which could not have been reasonably foreseen within 48 hours of this meeting


6.     Adjournment – Date of Next Meeting

Thursday, April 27, 2017

HRA Board of Commissioners regular meeting - May 1, 2017

HRA Board of Commissioners
Regular Meeting
May 1, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Squakheag Village Community Room
88 Main Street
Northfield, MA 01360
1.    Convene
a.     Introduction of Michael Slowinski as new HRA Commissioner

2.    Executive Director’s Report
           
3.    Actions
    1. Approve minutes of the April 3, 2017 regular meeting of the Board
    2. Approve the April 2017 AP warrant
    3. Approve revised income limits for Housing Choice Voucher Program and Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program as issued by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development
    4. Authorize execution of Housing Assistance Payments contract with MALP
4.    Other Business
a.     Presentation by the Chair: Executive Director performance review process
b.    Presentation by RDI Board member Leslie Brown
c.     MassNAHRO April newsletter
d.    Staff reports will be distributed in advance and reviewed at the meeting
e.    Board member contact information

  1. Other business not reasonably anticipated 48 hours in advance

6.    Adjourn


This agenda was prepared by Frances Pheeny, Executive Director