Meeting Minutes

Annual Meeting of the AHA - April 5, 2004

495.

A meeting of the Arlington Housing Authority, which was open to the public, was called to order by the Chairman, Patricia Worden, on Monday, April 5, 2004 at 7:15 PM in the John F. Cusack Board Room of the Arlington Housing Authority, located at 4 Winslow St., Arlington, MA. The Roll Call was taken and the following members of the Arlington Housing Authority were present:

Patricia Worden
John Griffin
Freeland K. Abbott
Richard B. Murray
Nicholas Mitropoulos

Absent: None

Also present: Franklin W. Hurd, Jr., Executive Director of the Arlington Housing

The Chairman announced that the filing of the Notice with the Town Clerk has been complied with and directed a copy of this Notice be spread upon the records, a copy of which is as follows:

Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 23, Chapter 39 of the Massachusetts General Laws, that a meeting of the Arlington Housing Authority will be held on Monday, April 5, 2004 at 7:00 PM in the John F. Cusack Board Room of the Arlington Housing Authority, 4 Winslow Street, Arlington, MA.

CERTIFICATE AS TO SERVICE OF NOTICE OF MEETING

I, Franklin W. Hurd, Jr., the duly appointed Secretary of the Arlington Housing Authority, do hereby certify that on April 3, 2004 was emailed and filed with the Town Clerk of the Town of Arlington a copy of Notice of Meeting, of which the foregoing is a true and correct copy.

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Secretary

496.

Elections of Officers

Dr. Worden declared that nominations of officers was opened.

Mr. Murray noted that on other Boards that he has served, the Chairman was selected by designating the one who was up for re-election as that year's Chairman. Mr.Griffin said that he disagreed with that process.

Mr. Murray placed Mr. Abbott's name in nomination. Mr. Griffin seconded the motion.

Mr. Griffin placed Mr. Mitropoulos's name in nomination. Mr. Mitropoulos seconded the motion.

Dr. Worden called for a roll call vote on Mr. Murray's motion to name Mr. Abbott . Chairman.

A Roll Call of the Board was voted as follows:
Mr. Mitropoulos - No
Mr. Griffin - No
Mr. Murray - Yes
Mr. Abbott - Yes
Dr. Worden - No


Dr. Worden declared that the motion had failed.

Dr. Worden called for a roll call vote on Mr. Griffin's motion in favor of Mr. Mitropoulos.

A Roll Call of the Board vote was as follows:
Mr. Griffin - Yes
Mr. Mitropoulos - Yes
Mr. Murray - No
Mr. Abbott - No
Dr. Worden - Yes


Dr. Worden declared that the motion had passed and that Mr. Mitropoulos would be the new Chairman.

497.

Mr. Griffin nominated Mr. Abbott for Vice Chairman. Mr. Abbott declined the nomination.

Mr. Mitropoulos nominated Mr. Griffin for Vice Chairman. Mr. Murray seconded the motion.

A Roll Call of the Board vote was as follows:
Mr. Mitropoulos - Yes
Mr. Griffin - Yes
Mr. Abbott - Yes
Mr. Murray - Yes
Dr. Worden - Yes

Dr. Worden declared that the motion had passed and that Mr. Griffin would be the new Vice Chairman.

Mr. Mitropoulos assumed the Chair.

Adjourn

Upon a motion by Mr. Murray, and seconded by Mr. Griffin, it was unanimously:

VOTED: To adjourn the meeting at 7:22 PM.

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Secretary