Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the AHA - December 21, 2011

Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 7:05 P.M. by Richard Murray, in the John F. Cusack Board Room, located at 4 Winslow Street, Arlington, MA.

Roll Call
Present: Richard Murray, Teresa Walsh Dan Brosnan and Gaar Talanian

Also Present: John J. Griffin, Executive Director, John L. Greco, Attorney

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

Project Updates
Appointments
Local Tenants Organizations

General Public
NONE

CFA Work Plan 1015 increase by $8,000.00 To $256,000.00

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Ms. Walsh and seconded by Mr. Brosnan it was unanimously voted in favor to approve the CFA Work Plan 1015 Increase by $8,000.00.

  Yes No
     
Daniel Brosnan X
Richard Murray X  
Teresa Walsh X  
Gaar Talanian X  

No Smoking Waiver Letter to DHCD
Mr. Murray wanted to know who should talk to the Board of Health.
Mr. Griffin said that he would. This will be put o the agenda for next month.
Grant Co-gen Study

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Brosnan and seconded by Mr. Talanian it was unanimously voted in favor to approve the grant and approve the Proposal for Co-gen Study.

  Yes No
     
Daniel Brosnan X
Richard Murray X  
Teresa Walsh X  
Gaar Talanian X  

Minutes of November 16, 2011
VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Brosnon and seconded by Ms. Walsh it was unanimously voted in favor to approve the Minutes of November 16, 2011.

  Yes No
     
Daniel Brosnan X
Richard Murray X  
Teresa Walsh X  
Gaar Talanian X  

Transfer of Funds to Affordable Housing Program

Mr. Griffin said Richard Conlon wants to transfer funds to the Affordable Housing Account. Mr. Conlon wants it done annually. Mr. Griffin said that the Board needs to vote on this.

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Ms. Walsh and seconded by Mr. Talanian it was unanimously voted in favor to transfer $200,000.00 from the Service Trust Program to the Affordable Housing Program.

  Yes No
     
Daniel Brosnan X
Richard Murray X  
Teresa Walsh X  
Gaar Talanian X  

Budget and Salary Certification (DHCD)
The Board discussed the Budget and Salary Certification and they want a clarification. DHCD wants another piece of paper for the Board to Certify.
This has been tabled until next meeting.

Fiber Tower Lease (Tabled)
This had been tabled until next meeting.

Old Business
NONE

New Business
NONE

Executive Session to Discuss Collective Bargaining Agreement

Mr. Brosnan made a motion to enter into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing the collective bargaining agreement because discussing it in open session would be detrimental to the position of the Authority and when the Board returns to Regular Session it does so only for the purpose of adjournment.
The motion was seconded by Ms. Walsh.
The Chairman called a roll call vote of the Board Mr. Murray - Aye
Ms. Walsh - Aye
Mr. Brosnan - Aye
Mr. Talanian - Aye

The Chairman declared the Board in Executive Session at 7:50 PM.

A motion was made by Mr. Brosnan and seconded by Ms. Walsh it was unanimously voted to end and conclude the Executive Session and return to Regular Meeting.

The Chairman called a roll call vote of the Board. Mr. Murray - Aye
Ms. Walsh - Aye
Mr. Brosnan - Aye
Mr. Talanian - Aye

The Chairman declared the Executive Session had ended and the Regular Meeting resumed at 9:00 PM.

Adjourn
Upon a motion made by Mr. Brosnan and seconded by Ms. Walsh it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 9:00 PM...
The next meeting is January 18, 2012.