Regular Meeting eAgenda
arch 16, 2004

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Tuesday, March 16, 20046:30 P.M.

Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Teleconference Location – 1633 Sixth Street, Berkeley, CA

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

This meeting will be conducted in accordance with the Brown Act, Government Code Section 54953, Teleconferencing.  Any member of the public may attend this meeting at either the Council Chambers or at the teleconference location.  Questions regarding this matter may be addressed to Sherry M. Kelly, Authority Clerk, 981-6900.

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call

Public Comment:  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, 143 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Approve the minutes for Authority meetings of February 17, 2004.

Contact:  Sherry Kelly, City Clerk, 981-6900

2.      Payment Standard: Section 8 Units (PDF, 326 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution approving a new payment standard schedule for Section 8 units effective April 1, 2004, increasing Project-Based units while leaving the current payment standard at the December 2002 rates for all other Section 8 units and rescinding Resolution 670.

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

3.      Proposed Federal Legislation for the FY 2005 Section 8 Program (PDF, 169 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation:  Direct staff to prepare and send letters on behalf of the Housing Authority to U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, and Acting HUD Secretary, Alphonso Jackson opposing the federal administration’s proposed changes to the FY 2005 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program that will reduce the amount of housing assistance payments available to provide subsidized rental housing as well as reduce the administrative fees earning potential of local housing authorities.

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

Information Reports

4.      Section 8 Consultant (PDF, 494 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400