Regular Meeting eAgenda
December 17
, 2002

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AGENDA

BERKELEY HOUSING AUTHORITY

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2002

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call:  6:30 p.m.

Comments from the Public:  A total of 30 minutes is scheduled.  Each speaker is limited to a maximum of 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 (PDF, 160 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Approve the minutes for Authority meeting of November 19, 2002 (regular).

Contact: Sherry Kelly, Authority Clerk, 981-6900

2.      Contract:  Landscape Maintenance (PDF, 179 KB)

From:  Executive Director

Recommendation:   Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Executive Officer to execute an amendment to the contract with Freitas Landscape & Maintenance for landscape maintenance services, extending the term through January 31, 2003 to avoid interruption of service, and increasing the amount by $2,500 for a total not to exceed $30,000.

Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

3.      Contract:  Construction Management (PDF, 156 KB)

From:  Executive Director

Recommendation:   Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Executive Officer to execute an amendment to the contract with Charles O’Neil increasing the amount by $25,000 for a total not to exceed $50,000 through June 30, 2003.

Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

4.      Contract:  Building Maintenance (PDF, 225 KB)

From:  Executive Director

Recommendation:   Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Executive Director to execute a contract and any amendments with AA-1 Construction for routine building and internal rehabilitation for the 75 units of rental housing for an initial six-month period in an amount not to exceed $340,000 with an option to renew for an additional twelve-month period at the discretion of the BHA Manager and/or the Purchasing Manager in an amount not to exceed $613,000; and authorizing the Executive Officer to amend the payment provision as necessary to reflect any changes in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) mandated wage determination.

Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-540

5.      Security Deposit Revolving Loan Fund Program (PDF, 383 KB)

From:  Executive Officer

Recommendation:   Adopt a Resolution establishing a Security Deposit Revolving Loan Fund Program (SDRLFP) to assist Section 8 applicants with paying their security deposits, and endorsing a plan to:  1) commit $75,000 of the $368,000 in Anti-Blight Program loan funds that will become available at the end of the current fiscal year to fund the SDRLFP, while referring the remaining $293,000 to the mid-year budget review process; 2) advance the SDRLFP with $75,000 in HOME Program funds from the current Housing Trust Fund (HTF) account to be reimbursed when the Anti-Blight loan funds become available; and 3) revise the Consolidated Plan to allow use of the federal HOME Program funds for the SDRLFP.

Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

6.      Section 108 Loan Repayment (PDF, 248 KB)

From:  Executive Officer

Recommendation:   Adopt a Resolution committing up to fifty percent of the Berkeley Housing Authority’s annual Capital Fund allocation over a ten-year period to repay the $1.4 million Section 108 loan that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has reserved for the City on behalf of the agency’s public housing rehabilitation project.

Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

 

Information Reports

7.      Emergency Prioritization Program (PDF, 375 KB)

From:  Executive Officer

Contact:  Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

 

Communications

Council rules limit action on Communications to referral to the City Manager and/or Boards and Commissions for investigation and/or recommendations.

 

Adjournment