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

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

HRA Board of Commissioners regular meeting - April 3rd, 2017


HRA Board of Commissioners
Regular Meeting
April 3, 2017 at 6:00 PM
**REVISED**

Greenfield Savings Bank
282 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA 01376

1.    Convene

2.    Executive Director’s Report
           
3.    Actions
    1. Approve minutes of the March 6, 2017 regular meeting of the Board
    2. Approve the March 2017 AP warrant
    3. Authorization to open six (6) new bank accounts at Greenfield Savings Bank
    4. Authorization to conduct online business for accounts at Greenfield Savings Bank
    5. Use of HRA reserves
4.    Other Business
a.     Presentation by the Chair: Executive Director performance review process
b.    Presentation by RCAT Advisory Board member Sharon Cottrell
c.     Presentation by RDI Board member Leslie Brown
d.    Public Housing Notice 2017-07: Regulations Update
e.  Public Housing Notice 2017-08: Regulations Update
f.  Review of quarterly operating statements
g.    Staff reports will be distributed in advance and reviewed at the meeting
h.     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, March 2, 2017

HRA Board of Commissioners meeting - March 6, 2017


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

Greenfield Savings Bank
282 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA 01376

1.    Convene

2.    Executive Director’s Report
           
3.    Actions
    1. Approve minutes of the February 6, 2017 regular meeting of the Board
    2. Approve the February 2017 AP warrant
    3. Approve work order #1805 (paving and fence repairs)
    4. CEDAC Consulting Agreement Amendment
    5. Job description: Leased Housing Administrative Assistant
    6. Job description: Asset Management Assistant
    7. Renew lease with RDI for 42 Canal Road office
    8. Revise CORI policy
4.    Other Business
a.    Review of 760 CMR 6.08 Grievance Procedures (tenant complaint process)
b.    Summer meeting dates: June 5, July 10, August 7
c.     Public Housing Notice 2017-01: Revised FY2017 LHA Budget Guidelines
d.    Public Housing Notice 2017-02: RCAT Advisory Board Election Results
e.    Public Housing Notice 2017-03: Emergency Pull Cords/Light Systems
f.      Public Housing Notice 2017-04: LHA Board Member Elections
g.    Public Housing Notice 2017-05: LHA Board Member Training
h.    Public Housing Notice 2017-06: Clarification on Board Member Elections
i.      Staff reports will be distributed in advance and reviewed at the meeting
j.      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

Monday, February 13, 2017

RCAT Central-West Region Advisory Board Organizational Meeting

Regional Capital Assessment Team (RCAT)
Region 1 – Central West
Advisory Board Organizational Meeting
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
7:00 p.m.
DoubleTree by Hilton Leominster
99 Erdman Way
Leominster, MA 01453

AGENDA
1.     Introductions: 
Host Housing Authority Executive Director introduces the RCAT Team
and Board Members followed by PowerPoint slides presented by the
RCAT Director

2.     Questions and Answers

3.     RCAT Directors Report – Annual or Quarterly

4.     Open Discussion

5.     Public Input

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


7.     Adjournment – Date of Next Meeting

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

HRA Board of Commissioners regular meeting - February 6th, 2017

HRA Board of Commissioners
Regular Meeting
February 6, 2017 at 6:00 PM
**REVISED**

Greenfield Savings Bank
282 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA 01376

please note that the Finance Committee will not meet this month  

1.    Convene

2.    Executive Director’s Report
           
3.    Actions
    1. Approve minutes of the January 9, 2017 regular meeting of the Board
    2. Approve the January 2017 AP warrant
    3. Authorize representatives for Massachusetts Municipal Depository Trust
    4. Approve property management agreement with RDI for Crocker Cutlery project
4.    Other Business
a.     Board member contact information
b.    SEMAP rating report
c.     Staff reports will be distributed in advance and reviewed at the meeting

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


This agenda was prepared by Frances Pheeny, Executive Director