Regular Meeting eAgenda
December 14
, 2004

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Tuesday, December 14, 20046:30 P.M.

Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way


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, 189 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Approve the minutes for Authority meetings of November 16, 2004 (regular).

Contact: Sara T. Cox, City Clerk, 981-6900

2.     Revised Administrative Plan Concerning the Project-Based Section 8 Voucher Program (PDF, 951 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving revisions to the Project-Based Section 8 and the Exhibit 3 portions of the Housing Authority’s Administrative Plan, dated July 1, 2004.

Financial Implications: Housing Trust Fund – Increased savings.

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

3.     Housing Authority and Police Department Coordination (PDF, 389 KB) (CF 48-04)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution in support of the procedures in place between the Housing Authority and the Berkeley Police Department for tracking violations related to criminal and drug-related activities for participants in the Section 8 and Public Housing programs.

Financial Implications: None.

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400


Action Calendar

4.      New Memorandum of Agreement with HUD for Public Housing (PDF, 3 MB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution approving a new Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Housing Authority (BHA) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which sets forth responsibilities that are intended to improve ratings and assist the BHA in achieving performance targets and recovery from its “Troubled” status for the Public Housing Program.

Financial Implications: See report.

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400


Communications (PDF, 4 KB)

Authority rules limit action on Communications to referral to the Executive Officer and/or Boards and Commissions for investigation and/or recommendations.

Housing Certificate

1.      Pamela Deering