Regular Meeting eSummary
November 14
, 2006

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BERKELEY HOUSING AUTHORITY

Tuesday, november 14, 2006

6:20 P.M.

Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Teleconference Location 1636 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA

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 location. Questions regarding this matter may be addressed to Sherry M. Kelly, City Clerk, 981-6900.

 

Preliminary Matters

Roll Call: 6:33 p.m. All present.

Public Comment: 4 speakers.

 

Consent Calendar

Action: Moved, seconded, carried (Olds/Worthington) to adopt the Consent Calendar in one motion.

1.   Minutes for Approval (PDF, 74 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Approve the minutes for the meeting of October 10, 2006.

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Sherry M. Kelly, Authority Clerk, 981-6900

Action: Approved minutes as submitted.

2.   2007 Meeting Schedule (PDF, 60 KB)

From: Executive Officer
Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution establishing the meeting schedule for the 2007 calendar year.

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Sherry M. Kelly, Authority Clerk, 981-6900

Action: Adopted Resolution No. 726 (PDF, 33 KB).

3.   Contract: Housing Quality Inspections (PDF, 77 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Executive Officer to execute an amendment to the contract with Sterling Cos, Inc. increasing the amount by $50,001 for a total not to exceed $75,000 to cover additional housing quality inspections.

Financial Implications: $50,001

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

Action: Adopted Resolution No.727 (PDF, 36 KB).

Action Calendar

4.   Rescission of Project-Based Section 8 Vouchers (PDF, 1 MB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution rescinding allocation of 41 project-based Section 8 vouchers to Prince Hall Arms, 3132-38 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, 4 Section 8 vouchers to Hillegass Apartments, 2500 Hillegass and 12 Section 8 vouchers to Allston House, 2121 Seventh Street and repealing approval of 2 five-year extensions of the HAP contract for Allston House.

Financial Implications: None

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

Action: Moved, seconded, carried (Capitelli/Moore) to adopt Resolution No.728 (PDF, 47 KB) as amended to repeal the approval of two five-year extensions of the Housing Assistance Program (HAP) contract for Allston House and refrain from acting on rescission of Section 8 vouchers for Prince Hall Arms, Hillegass Apartments and Allston House at this time.

5.   Alternative Governance Structure (PDF, 646 KB)

From: Executive Officer

Recommendation: Approve the concept of establishing an independent Housing Authority Board of Commissioners and direct staff to return with details of the plan to reconstitute the Housing Authority Board, including the contractual arrangement necessary between the City and the Housing Authority.

Financial Implications: See report

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

Action: Moved, seconded, carried (Worthington/Anderson) to approve the recommendation.

Information Calendar

6.   Status of Housing Authority Operations (PDF, 1 MB)

From: Executive Officer

Contact: Stephen Barton, Housing, 981-5400

Action: Received and filed.

Communications

Authority rules limit action on Communications to referral to the Executive Officer and/or Boards and Commissions for investigation and/or recommendations. All communications submitted to the Authority are public record.

None.
 

Adjournment

Adjourned at 7:05 p.m.