Thursday, September 10, 2020

 

HRA Board of Commissioners
Regular Meeting
September 14, 2020
4:30PM
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1. Convene

 2.  Actions

a.    Approve the 9/30/19 Financial Statements as presented by EFPR

b.    Financial review for nine months ending 6/30/2020

c. Approve the August 3, 2020 regular meeting minutes of the board

d. Approve the August 2020 AP Warrant
e. Approve contract for building improvements
f. Approve FY2021 HUD Fair Market Rent for Franklin County 
g.  Approve FY2021 Payment Standards for Franklin County 
h. Approve FY2021 Utility Allowance Charts for Franklin County
i. Approve the Section 8 Administrative Plan as amended 
j.  Approve the Landlord Incentive Program extension to 5/1/2021
k. Authorize Project Based Voucher Program Request for Proposals-#2020-01 
l. Authorize appointment of the Project-Based Voucher (PBV) Program Selection Panel
m. Approve the HRA Personnel Handbook as amended 
n. Approve the FY21 HCEC Contract as presented
o. Approve the HRA Custodian Job Description
p. Approve the Housing Navigator Job Description
q. Approve the recommendation to remove Commissioner Sonya Hamdan
r. Approve rescheduled date for annual and regular HRA Board of Commissioners Meeting

3. Staff Reports summarizing the HRA department activities for the month of August 2020 will be distributed in advance and reviewed at this meeting.

4. Other Business

a.    Leslie Brown gives RDI update

b.    Board member contact information

5.  Documents for Informational Purposes

6. Other business not reasonably anticipated 48 hours in advance

7. Resident and Public Participation

8.  Adjourn


This agenda was prepared by Gina Govoni, Executive Director

Thursday, August 13, 2020

 HRA Personnel Handbook Committee  

 August 18, 2020 at 1:00PM 

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1. Agenda:
         a. Discuss revisions to HRA Personnel Handbook


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Thursday, July 30, 2020


HRA Board of Commissioners
Regular Meeting
August 3, 2020
4:30PM
*****AMENDED*****

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1. Convene

2.  Actions
a. Approve the July 6, 2020 regular and Annual Plan meeting minutes of the Board
b. Approve the July 2020 AP Warrant
c. Approve amended FY 2020 budget
d. Approve Contract for architectural services- COVID related office building modification
e.
Authorize the execution of the CDBG Emergency Rental and Mortgage Assistance (ERMA) Program with Town of Agawam
f.  Authorize and approve the Community Preservation Act Grant Agreement for Rental Assistance Program between the Town of Sunderland and HRA
g. Authorize and approve the Agreement between HRA and FRCOG related to Services for Housing Access Policy, Systems, and Environment Change
h. Approve the HRA Board of Commissioners Description as amended
i. Review revised Grievance Policy
j. Approve changes to the 9/30/2020 budget certification
           
3. Staff Reports summarizing the HRA department activities for the month of July 2020
    will be distributed in advance and reviewed at this meeting.


4. Other Business
a.    Leslie Brown gives RDI update
b.    Board member contact information

5.  Documents for Informational Purposes
     
6. Other business not reasonably anticipated 48 hours in advance
7. Resident and Public Participation
8.  Adjourn

This agenda was prepared by Gina Govoni, Executive Director

Wednesday, July 29, 2020




HRA Board of Commissioners
Regular Meeting
August 3, 2020
4:30PM
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1. Convene

2.  Actions

a. Approve the July 6, 2020 regular and Annual Plan meeting minutes of the Board.
b. Approve the July 2020 AP Warrant.
c. Approve amended FY 2020 budget.
d. Approve Contract for architectural services- COVID related office building modification.
e. Authorize the execution of the CDBG Emergency Rental and Mortgage Assistance (ERMA) Program with Town of Agawam.
f.  Authorize and approve the Community Preservation Act Grant Agreement for Rental Assistance Program between the Town of Sunderland and HRA. 
g. Authorize and approve the Agreement between HRA and FRCOG related to Services for Housing Access Policy, Systems, and Environment Change.
h. Approve the HRA Board of Commissioners Description as amended. 
i. Review revised Grievance Policy.


3. Staff Reports summarizing the HRA department activities for the month of July 2020 will be distributed in advance and reviewed at this meeting.


4. Other Business
a.    Leslie Brown gives RDI update
b.    Board member contact information

5.  Documents for Informational Purposes
     
6. Other business not reasonably anticipated 48 hours in advance

7. Resident and Public Participation

8.  Adjourn


This agenda was prepared by Gina Govoni, Executive Director



Wednesday, July 1, 2020


HRA Board of Commissioners
Regular Meeting
July 6, 2020
4:30PM
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1. Convene

2.  Actions
a. Approve the June 1, 2020, regular meeting minutes of the Board.
b. Approve the June 2020 AP Warrant.
c. Approve the Section 8 HRA Admin Plan Chapter 4 as amended.
d. Approve the Section 8 Landlord Incentive Program.
e. Authorize the execution of Memorandum of Understanding between HRA and Three County Continuum of Care Community Action Pioneer Valley regarding the Mainstream Voucher Program.
f.  Authorize the execution of Memorandum of Understanding between HRA and LifePath Mainstream Voucher Program (811).
g.  Approve the FY21 RAFT Contract.
h. Approve the FY21 HomeBASE Contract.
i. Approve the FY21 HCEC Contract.
j.  Authorize the execution of the Way Finders Subcontract Agreement for  Division of Banks Services.
 k. Authorize the execution of two (MTW & CDBG) Emergency Rental and Mortgage Assistance (ERMA) Programs.
l. Authorize the execution of the Town of Ashfield Housing Rehabilitation Revolving Loan Program as amended.
m.  Approve the HRA Internal Control Policy as amended.
n. Authorize and Execute the Regional Legal Services Program for State-Aided Housing Programs Participation Agreement.
o. Approve changes to the calculation methodology in the existing ExecutiveDirector Contract.
p. Approve the HRA FY2021 Annual Plan.


3. Staff Reports summarizing the HRA department activities for the month of June 2020 will be distributed in advance and reviewed at this meeting.

4. Other Business
a.      Leslie Brown gives RDI update
b.      Board member contact information

5.  Documents for Informational Purposes
     
6. Other business not reasonably anticipated 48 hours in advance

7. Resident and Public Participation

8.  Adjourn

This agenda was prepared by Gina Govoni, Executive Director




Annual Plan Review Meeting
July 6, 2020
5:00PM

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Discussion:
1. Review and discuss the HRA Proposed Annual Plan for FY2021.


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Thursday, June 25, 2020


Notice of Public Hearing
*Amended virtual connection*

Monday, July 6, 2020

5:00PM

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Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority (FCRHRA), in preparation of their Public Housing Annual Plan, will present a draft of the proposed Plan for public comment.

The FCRHRA invites public comment on the Plan inclusive of tenants, members of the communities of which the authority serves and members of the public to express comments regarding the plan. The Annual Plan covers a broad range of goals and objectives, operations of the Authority as well as an outline for future needs of the Authority.