Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the AHA - January 19, 2011

Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 P.M. by Brian Greeley, in the John F. Cusack Board Room, located at 4 Winslow Street, Arlington, MA.

Roll Call
Present: Brian R. Greeley, Richard Murray, Teresa Walsh and Nicholas Mitropoulos
Also Present: John J. Griffin, Executive Director, John L. Greco, Attorney
Absent: Brian Connor

Notice to Town Clerk
Notice of this meeting was delivered electronically on February 11, 2010, and posted by the Arlington Town Clerk in accordance with the provisions of the Open Meeting Law.

Project Updates
The hot water system at Chestnut is going well. The old ones are still running. The gazebo is still being worked on. The area is covered with tents. Painting will start on Monday for the community room and the common area.
The new awning is up at Drake.
Mr. Griffin said that we are going to redesign the web site for the Arlington Housing Authority.

Appointments
Local Tenants Organizations

General Public
NONE

Request Waiver from DHCD for Bi-Annual Re-certifications for 667
Upon a motion made by Mr. Mitropoulos and seconded by Mr. Murray it was unanimously voted to approve the Request Waiver from DHCD for Bi-Annual Re-Certifications for 667.

Richard Murray - VOTED YES
Brian Greeley - VOTED YES
Teresa Walsh - VOTED YES
Nicholas Mitropoulos - VOTED YES

RFP for Project Based Vouchers
Mr. Griffin said that the RFP will be put out in February or March.

Non-Profit
Mr. Griffin said that he would like to start a Non-profit.
Mr. Greeley said that he as some problems with this and should not be involved because he is a realtor.
Mr. Murray said that Jeff Driscoll set up a non-profit previously. We need to look at Somerville Housing Authority to see how they did it.
Mr. Griffin said he would like to have donations for the non-profit.
Mr. Greeley said we need more input from Mr. Greco on this.

Executive Session
NONE

Old Business
NONE

New Business
NONE

Adjourn
The meeting was adjourned 9:00 PM.
Upon a motion made by Mr. Murray and seconded by Mr. Mitropoulos it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting.
The next meeting will be February 16, 2011, at Winslow Towers.