RENT STABILIZATION BOARD

Regular Meeting Minutes
Thursday, January 4, 2001
7:00p.m.

APPROVED

2134 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
Council Chambers, Second Floor 7 PM

Members Present:       Maldonado, Janowitz, Anderson, Spector, Harris, Siegel, Hogarth, Alberti 

Absent:                           Bernay

Staff Present:                Brougham, Gelb, Wyche

Item 1.             Roll Call was at 7:08

Item 2.             Approval of the Agenda.  APPROVED AS WRITTEN.  M/S/C (Siegel/Janowitz) Passed. 7-0-0-2.  Absent:  Maldonado, Bernay.

 Item 4.            Approval of the Minutes.    APPROVED AS WRITTEN.  M/S/C (Harris/Alberti) Passed. 7-0-0-2.  Absent:  Maldonado, Bernay.

 Item 5.a.(2)            Proposal to adopt revised 2001 Rent Board regular meeting schedule.  TO ADOPT REVISED SCHEDULE AS AMENDED WITH THE CANCELLATION OF THE JULY 16, 2001 AND AUGUST 6, 2001 MEETINGS FOR SUMMER BREAK AND TO RETURN AUGUST 20, 2001. M/S/C (Maldonado/Hogarth)  Absent: Bernay.  Passed: 8-0-0-1.

Item 5.a.(3)            Proposal to approve staff recommendations on the following requests for waiver of late registration penalties:  Waiver numbers: 2501/2626/2629, 2512, 2520, 2524, 2527, 2528, 2529, 2532, 2541, 2542, 2543, 2546, 2549. M/S/C (Siegel/Spector) TO PULL WAIVER NUMBERS 2501/2626/2629 PENDING FURTHER STAFF REVIEW TO DETERMINE IF THE OWNER OWNS ADDITIONAL RENTAL PROPERTIES AND EVICTION HISTORY OF THE PROPERTIES.  A roll call vote was taken.  Yes: Maldonado, Janowitz, Anderson, Spector, Siegel, Hogarth, Alberti; No. None; Abstain: Harris; Absent: Bernay.  

Passed 7-0-1-1.

M/S/F (Siegel/Spector) TO PULL WAIVER NUMBER 2512 FOR FURTHER STAFF REVIEW OF EVICTION ACTIVITY.  A roll call vote was taken.  Yes: Janowitz, Spector, Siegel; No: Anderson, Harris, Hogarth, Alberti; Abstain: None; Absent: Maldonado, Bernay.  Failed 3-4-0-2

M/S/C (Siegel/Alberti) TO PULL WAIVER NUMBER 2512 FOR FURTHER STAFF REVIEW OF POSSIBLE DISCREPANCY IN THE FEE AND PENALTY AMOUNTS. A roll call vote was taken. Yes: Janowitz, Anderson, Spector, Harris, Siegel, Hogarth, Alberti; No: None; Abstain: None; Absent: Maldonado, Bernay.  Passed 7-0-0-2

M/S/C (Siegel/Hogarth) TO WAIVE FEE IN FULL FOR WAIVER NUMBER 2520.  A roll call vote was taken.  Yes: Janowitz, Anderson, Spector, Siegel, Hogarth, Alberti; No: Harris; Abstain: None; Absent: Maldonado, Bernay.  Passed 6-1-0-2

M/S/C (Hogarth/Siegel) TO PULL WAIVER NUMBER 2532 FOR FURTHER STAFF REVIEW TO DETERMINE IF THE PROPERTY IS OWNER OCCUPIED.  A roll call vote was taken.  Yes: Janowitz, Spector, Harris, Siegel, Hogarth; No: Anderson, Alberti; Abstain: None; Absent: Maldonado, Bernay.  Passed 5-2-0-2.

M/S/C (Harris/Janowitz) TO ACCEPT STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS OF REMAINING WAIVER NUMBERS 2524, 2527, 2528, 2529, 2541, 2542, 2543, 2546, 2549. A roll call vote was taken. Yes: Janowitz, Anderson, Spector, Harris, Siegel, Hogarth, Alberti; No: None; Abstain: None; Absent: Maldonado, Bernay.  Passed 7-0-0-2

Item 7.             Announcements of upcoming Committee Meetings.

  1. Budget/Personnel – Wednesday, January 10, 2001, 4pm, Law Library, 2001 Center Street, 2nd Floor.
  2. Community Education & Outreach – Tuesday, January 16, 2001, 5:30pm, Law Library
  3. Eviction – Tuesday January 9, 2001, 6pm, Law Library
  4. Individual Rent Adjustment/Annual General Adjustment – Thursday, January 11, 2001, 5:30pm, Law Library
  5. Student Outreach & Internship – To be set after student Winter break.
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Adjournment was at 9:25 P.M.