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AGENDA

BERKELEY HOUSING AUTHORITY MEETING

TUESDAY MAY 9,  2000

Preliminary Matters

 Roll Call:  7:00 p.m.

 Comments From The Public:  A total of thirty (30) minutes is scheduled.  Each speaker is limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes.

 Authority Action: The Housing Authority may take action related to any subject listed on the Agenda.

Consent Calendar
The Authority will consider removal and addition of items to the Consent Calendar prior to voting on the Consent Calendar.  All items remaining on the Consent Calendar will be approved in one motion.  Items removed from the Consent Calendar will be taken up after the “Action Calendar” unless the Authority reorders the agenda.

1.        Minutes for Approval
           From:  City Manager 
           Recommendation: 
Approve the minutes for the meetings of March 28, 2000
           (special) and April 4, 2000 (special)
           Contact:  Sherry Kelly, City Clerk, 644-6480

2.         Resident Advisory Board (CR 2000-74)
            From:  Executive Officer
            Recommendation: 
Adopt a Resolution establishing an interim Resident
            Advisory Board comprised of eleven (11) members to act as consultant to the
            Housing Authority on the development of the mandated five-year and annual
            agency plans, with each Berkeley Housing Authority Board Member appointing
            one member to the Board.
            Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 665-3481

3.         Addition of Chapter 20 to Administrative Plan
            From:  Executive Officer
            Recommendation: 
Adopt a Resolution approving and adding Chapter 20 to
            the Berkeley Housing Authority (BHA) Administrative Plan establishing the
            BHA's unit selection policy, advertising, and owner application requirements for
            the Section 8 Project-Based Certificate/Voucher Program.
            Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 665-3481

4.         Preventing Homelessness
            From:  Agencymember Spring
            Recommendation: 
The Director of the Berkeley Housing Authority work to
             insure that Section 8 holders not lose their leases or Housing Authority work to
             insure that Section 8 holders not lose their leases or Section 8 certificates due to
             financial hardship; and that the City Council grant an emergency $8,000 for this
             emergency effort and request that the Housing Director return with a proposal
             by the midterm budget in June 2000 with a proposal of financial assistance
             required to make this program operate on an ongoing basis. 
             Contact:  Dona Spring, Councilmember District 4, 644-6266

5.         Expanding the Planning Process for Resident Advisory Boards
            From:  Agencymember Spring
            Recommendation: 
The Housing Advisory Board adopt the following
             recommendations:  1) BHA will work with Affordable Housing Associates
             (AHA) and all interested Housing Authority tenants in the planning process for
             resident advisory boards; 2) within two months after the plan is submitted to
             HUD, two permanent Residential Advisory Boards (RAB) will be created; and
             3) at least three public meetings separate from RAB meetings will be held for
              input.
              Contact:  Dona Spring, Councilmember District 4, 644-6266

6.         Updating Annual Inspections and Re-certification
            From:  Agencymember Spring
            Recommendation: 
At the next Housing Authority meeting the Director update
            the Council on the pending cases needing annual inspection and/or
            re-certification; and the plan for completing these. 
            Contact:  Dona Spring, Councilmember District 4, 644-6266

 Action Calendar

 7.        Approval of Minutes  (removed from the Consent Calendar by
            Agencymember Maio and held over from the meeting of March 28, 2000)
            From:  Executive Officer
            Recommendation: 
Approve the minutes for the meeting of September 28,
            1999 (regular)
            Contact:  Sherry Kelly, City Clerk, 644-6480

Adjournment


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City Clerk Department
2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley, California  94704
Telephone (510) 981-6900; TDD (510) 981-6903; Fax (510) 981-6901
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
E-mail:
clerk@ci.berkeley.ca.us
Graphic: New Information Note: Some City buildings and services will be closed to the public on holidays and reduced services days. Access the City's Holiday and Reduced Service Days Schedule.