Tuesday, August 6, 2019


Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority
Kulik Meeting Room
241 Millers Falls Road
Turners Falls, MA 01376

****Amended****
1. Convene

2. FY18 audit presentation by Mike Guyder

3. Actions
a. Approve the minutes of the July 16, 2019 regular meeting of the Board as prepared.
b. Approve the July 2019 AP Warrant.
c. Approve and Authorize additional signatories on all HRA bank accounts, removing signatory, William H. Abrashkin.
d. Approve amended Director of Finance Job Description.
e. Approve amended Staff Accountant Job Description.
f. Approve amended Asset Management Assistant Job Description.
g. Authorize Leased Housing Director, Katelyn Reardon to submit an application for additional mainstream vouchers.
h. Approve amended Handbook Receipt Acknowledgement Form.
i. Approve amended and added language to the Personnel Handbook under 
section 3.4.5.1-Transportation & 3.4.5.2-Conference, Training & Extended Travel.
j. Approve the amended Travel Policy.
K. Approve and accept the RCAT Program Terms of Services.
l. Approve CEDAC Construction Monitoring Services Consultant Agreement

4. Staff Reports summarizing the HRA department activities for the month of July 2019 and will be distributed in advance and reviewed at this meeting.

5. Other Business
           m. Leslie Brown gives RDI update
           n.  Review and discuss current HRA Bylaws

6. Documents for Informational Purposes
          o. June/July MassNAHRO Newsletter
          p. PHN 2019-02-Mobile Voucher Maximum Rents
         q.  Board member contact information

7. Other business not reasonably anticipated 48 hours in advance

8.  Adjourn


This agenda was prepared by Gina Govoni, Executive Director


Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority
Kulik Meeting Room
241 Millers Falls Road
Turners Falls, MA 01376
1. Convene
2. FY18 audit presentation by Mike Guyder
3. Actions
a. Approve the minutes of the July 16, 2019 regular meeting of the Board as prepared.
b. Approve the July 2019 AP Warrant.
c. Approve and Authorize additional signatories on all HRA bank accounts, removing  signatory, William H. Abrashkin.
d. Approve amended Director of Finance Job Description.
e. Approve amended Staff Accountant Job Description.
f. Approve amended Asset Management Assistant Job Description.
g. Authorize Leased Housing Director, Katelyn Reardon to submit an application for additional mainstream vouchers.
h. Approve amended Handbook Receipt Acknowledgement Form.
i. Approve amended and added language to the Personnel Handbook under section 3.4.5.2 Conference, Training & Extended Travel.
j. Approve the amended Travel Policy.
K. Approve and accept the RCAT Program Terms of Services.
l. Approve CEDAC Construction Monitoring Services Consultant Agreement

4. Staff Reports summarizing the HRA department activities for the month of July 2019
    and will be distributed in advance and reviewed at this meeting.

5. Other Business
           m. Leslie Brown gives RDI update
           n.  Review and discuss current HRA Bylaws

6. Documents for Informational Purposes
          o. June/July MassNAHRO Newsletter
          p. PHN 2019-02-Mobile Voucher Maximum Rents
          q.  Board member contact information

7. Other business not reasonably anticipated 48 hours in advance

8.  Adjourn



This agenda was prepared by Gina Govoni, Executive Director

Wednesday, July 17, 2019




Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority
 
Kulik Meeting Room
241 Millers Falls Road
Turners Falls, MA 01376

THE HRA BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

REGULAR MEETING SCHEDULED

FOR MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2019 AT 5:30PM

HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO

THURSDAY, AUGUST 8 AT 5:30PM

Thursday, July 11, 2019


Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority
Kulik Meeting Room
241 Millers Falls Road
Turners Falls, MA 01376
1. Convene

2. Actions
   a. Review Forgiveness Request Appeal and Approve One of the Three Options for Forgiveness
   b.  Authorize Executive Director, Gina Govoni, to Approve Amendment to FY16 Bernardston  Tri Town Community Development Block Grant
   c. Approve the minutes of the June 3, 2019 regular meeting of the Board as prepared.
   d. Approve the June 2019 AP Warrant
   e. Approve the Executive Director Salary Calculation Worksheet as Amended
   f. Approve the amended Executive Director contract between HRA Board of Commissioners and Gina Govoni as presented
   g. Approve advancement and use of vacation time for Executive Director
   h. Authorize Amanda Watson as contracting officer for RAFT and HomeBASE Contracts
   i. Approve the DHCD advanced RAFT and HomeBASE Contracts.
   j. Approve amendments to HRA CORI Policy
   k. Authorize and approve DHCD Project #358096-Paving Repairs, Squakheag Village 667-2 and Congress Street 705-1B
  l.  Approve Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Annual Plan
  m. Approve HAP Contract: PBV Housing Assistance Payments Contract Existing Housing

3. Staff Reports summarizing the HRA department activities for the month of June 2019 will be distributed in advance and reviewed at this meeting.

4. Executive Director’s Report

5. Other Business
    n. Leslie Brown gives RDI update
    o. Board Member Contact Information

6. Documents for Informational Purposes
    p. Public Housing Notice-HCVP Special Fees to accompany PIH Notice 2019-08 Admin Fee

 Set-aside
    q.  Public Housing Notice “PHN 2019-17-Facility Condition, Accessibility and Sustainability Assessment of State-Aided Public Housing
     r. Franklin County Tenant Satisfaction Survey

7. Other business not reasonably anticipated 48 hours in advance

8.  Adjourn

Monday, June 24, 2019




Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority 
Kulik Meeting Room
241 Millers Falls Road
Turners Falls, MA 01376

THE HRA BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

REGULAR MEETING SCHEDULED

FOR MONDAY, JULY 1, 2019 AT 5:30PM

HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO

TUESDAY, JULY 16 AT 5:30PM

Wednesday, May 29, 2019


Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority
Kulik Meeting Room
241 Millers Falls Road
Turners Falls, MA 01376
1. Convene
2. Actions
a. Approve the minutes of the April 1, 2019 executive session meeting of the Board as prepared          
b. Approve the minutes of the May 6, 2019 regular meeting of the Board as prepared
c. Approve the May 2019 AP Warrant
d. Approve rescheduling July 1, 2019 regular HRA board meeting due to the July 4th  holiday
e. Approve language added to the Personnel Policy under section 3.4.5.1 Transportation
f.  Approve Contract of Employment for Executive Director
g. Rescind prior Executive Director Job Descriptions (Versions 1 & 3) and approve current Executive Director Job Description (Exhibit A).
j. Discuss Inquiry to Purchase Land in Sunderland Owned by HRA and any Interest in selling
k. Approve MA NAHRO GoSection8.com  Sublicense Agreement
l. Approve MA NAHRO Proposed Amendments to HRA’s Section 8 Administrative Plan
m. Discuss Paid Family Medical Leave Guidelines
3. Staff Reports summarizing the HRA department activities for the month of May 2019 and will be distributed in advance and reviewed at this meeting.
4. Executive Director’s Report
5. Other Business
n. Leslie Brown gives RDI update
o.  Public Housing Notice- PHN 2019-07-ADDENDUM #2-Request for Information: Creation of Regional Housing Authority Entities.
p. Public Housing Notice- PHN 2019-10 Addendum #1-Info Session for Public Housing NOFA’s.
q. Public Housing Notice- PHN 2019-13-Technical Assistance for Vacant Land Development.
r. Public Housing Notice-PHN 2019-14-Public Housing Innovations (PHI) Notice of Funding Availability
s.  Public Housing Notice “PHN 2019-15- Blanket Waiver of 760 CMR 6.04 and 760 CMR 6.05: Rent Determination for Retroactive TAFDC Payments Due to Repeal of Family Cap Rule
t.  Board member contact information
6. Other business not reasonably anticipated 48 hours in advance
7.  Adjourn

Wednesday, May 1, 2019



Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority
Kulik Meeting Room
241 Millers Falls Road
Turners Falls, MA 01376
1. Convene

2. Actions
a. Approve the minutes of the April 1, 2019 regular meeting of the Board
b. Approve the April 2019 AP Warrant
c. Approve and Authorize potential RCAT Rental Agreement for Rental of Space at HRA
d. Review and Approve the response for the Creation of Regional Housing Authority Entities
e. Approve the HUD released income limits for FY2019 effective April 1, 2019.
f. Approve Franklin County 5001 Amendment 9-FY2022 Formula Funding Award

3. Staff Reports summarizing the HRA department activities for the month of April 2019 and will be distributed in advance and reviewed at this meeting.

4. Other Business
g. Leslie Brown gives RDI update
h.  Public Housing Notice “PHN 2019-08-Opening the Online Common Housing Application for Massachusetts Public-Housing (CHAMP)
i.  Public Housing Notice “PHN 2019-09-Notice of Funding Availability-Accessible Unit Initiative”
j. Public Housing Notice “PHN 2019-10-Notice of Funding Availability-High Leverage  Asset Preservation Program (HILAPP)”
k.  Public Housing Notice “PHN 2019-11 NOFA for ModPHASE Round 2”
l.   Public Housing Notice “PHN 2019-12-Clarifications of the Regulatory Definition of “Homeless Applicant”
m.  Board member contact information

5. Other business not reasonably anticipated 48 hours in advance

6. Executive Director Candidate Interviews
n. Jessica Atwood gives update on Executive Director search process
o. Board members conduct candidate interviews
p. Approve candidate to enter into negotiations to hire for Executive Director Position

7.  Adjourn