Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the AHA - December 19, 2007

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 6:10 P.M. by Richard B. Murray in the John F. Cusack Board Room, located at 4 Winslow Street, Arlington, MA.

Roll Call

Present: Richard B. Murray, Teresa J. Walsh, and Brian R. Greeley

Absent Brian J. Connor and Nicholas Mitropoulos

Also Present: John J. Griffin, Richard Conlon, John Grecco

Notice to Town Clerk
Notice of this meeting was delivered electronically on December 17, 2007, and posted by the Arlington Town Clerk in accordance with the provisions of the Open Meeting Law.

Appointments
Local Tenants Organizations
Graciella Correra presented to Mr. Hurd the van drivers rule. This was given to the Tenant President.

General Public
NONE

Project Update
Cusack Terrace - bids are due on December 20, 2007
Menotomy Manor - The AHA is waiting for CTA to get the insurance and the bonds submitted to DHCD.
The Antenna Contracts are out to bid and bids will be received until January 25, 2008.


Operation Success Janet McGuire – Request for larger space in a 3 Bedroom

Mr. Greeley said that he and Mr. Griffin attended the Operation Success Holiday Party and gave out presents to the children. Mr. Greeley would like a subcommittee with Mr. Mitropoulos to report to the Board about the use of the facility and to come up with new ideas for Menotomy Manor Programs. Mr. Murray wants to appoint Mr. Greeley and Mr. Mitropoulos to look into this.

Operation Success requests a larger space.

VOTED
Upon a motion by Mr. Greeley and seconded by Ms. Walsh it was unanimously voted to grant Operation Success a 3 bedroom.

  YES    NO
Richard B. Murray
Teresa J. Walsh
Brian R. Greeley
X
X
X



Mr. Griffin also stated that there was a request for 30 flash drives so the kids can save their information on the computers.

VOTED
Upon a motion by Ms. Walsh and seconded by Mr. Greeley it was unanimously voted to purchase the flash drives.

  YES    NO
Richard B. Murray
Teresa J. Walsh
Brian R. Greeley
X
X
X



Minutes of November 19, 2007 & Special Meeting December 10, 2007

VOTED
Upon a motion by Mr. Greeley and seconded by Ms. Walsh it was unanimously voted to approve the November 19, 2007 minutes and the Special Meeting December 10, 2007 minutes.

  YES    NO
Richard B. Murray
Teresa J. Walsh
Brian R. Greeley
X
X
X



Close Tenants Services Trust Account at Bank of America and To Close Section 8 Account at Bank of America

VOTED
Upon a motion by Mr. Greeley and seconded by Ms. Walsh it was unanimously voted to close the Tenants Services Trust Account and the Section 8 Account at the Bank of America.

  YES    NO
Richard B. Murray
Teresa J. Walsh
Brian R. Greeley
X
X
X



Unfinished Business
Mr. Griffin commented on the positive report of the Supportive Housing Program run by Minuteman Senior Services at the Drake Village Hauser Building that was in their 2007 Annual Report. Mr. Murray will have Minuteman attend one of the Board Meetings. He wants to have the tenant president also attend.

New Business
NONE

Executive Session
NONE

Adjourn
The meeting was adjourned at 6:30PM. Upon a motion by Mr. Greeley and seconded by Ms. Walsh it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting.