Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the AHA - April 18, 2012

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

Roll Call
Present: Richard Murray, Nicholas Mitropoulos, Teresa Walsh, Daniel 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 December 22, 2011, and posted by the Arlington Town Clerk in accordance with the provisions of the Open Meeting Law.

Project Updates
NONE

Mr. Murray said that Mr. Griffin and the staff did a great job with the Brian Greeley Dedication.

Appointments
Local Tenants Organizations
Graciella Correra spoke about tenant concerns at Drake Village.
Sally MacCabe talked about non smoking building issues.

General Public
NONE

Contract for Financial Assistance 1016
VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Brosnan and seconded by Ms. Mitropoulos it was unanimously voted in favor to accept the time extension from June 2012 to June 2013.

  Yes No
     
Daniel Brosnan X
Richard Murray X  
Gaar Talanian X  
Nicholas Mitropoulos X  

Contract for Financial Assistance 689-2
VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Mitropoulos and seconded by Mr. Brosnan it was unanimously voted in favor to accept the time extension from June 2012 to June 2014.

  Yes No
     
Daniel Brosnan X
Richard Murray X  
Gaar Talanian X  
Nicholas Mitropoulos X  

Contract for Financial Assistance 1015
VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Talanian and seconded by Mr. Mitropoulos it was unanimously voted in favor to accept the time extension from June 2012 to June 2014.

  Yes No
     
Daniel Brosnan X
Richard Murray X  
Gaar Talanian X  
Nicholas Mitropoulos X  

Department of Labor Standards Wage Rates
VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Mitropoulos and seconded by Mr. Talanian it was unanimously voted in favor to accept the Labor Standard Wage Rate for an electrician.

  Yes No
     
Daniel Brosnan X
Richard Murray X  
Gaar Talanian X  
Nicholas Mitropoulos X  

Minutes of March 21, 2012
This was tabled until next month.

Letter of Engagement Rich Conlon
VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Mitropoulos and seconded by Mr. Talanian it was unanimously voted in favor to accept the Letter of Engagement from Rich Conlon and also to authorize the Chairman to sign it.

  Yes No
     
Daniel Brosnan X
Richard Murray X  
Gaar Talanian X  
Nicholas Mitropoulos X  

Designer Selection Architects for Siding Project 200-2 Abacus
VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Mitropoulos and seconded by Mr. Brosnan it was unanimously voted in favor to accept Abacus as the architect for the Siding Project.

  Yes No
     
Daniel Brosnan X
Richard Murray X  
Gaar Talanian X  
Nicholas Mitropoulos X  

Executive Session – to discuss Collective Bargaining Strategy
Old Business
NONE

New Business
Mr. Mitropoulos wanted to congratulate Mr. Brosnan on his Election Victory for Commissioner.

Executive Session – Purchase of Property
VOTED
Mr. Mitropoulos made a motion to enter in Executive Session to Discuss the purchase of property because in open session would be detrimental on the position of the Arlington Housing Authority.
The motion was seconded by Mr. Talanian.
The Chairman called a roll call vote of the Board.

  Yes No
     
Daniel Brosnan Aye
Richard Murray Aye  
Gaar Talanian Aye  
Nicholas Mitropoulos Aye  

The Chairman declared the Board in Executive Session at 8:50PM.
VOTED
A motion was made by Mr. Mitropoulos and by Mr. Talanian 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.

  Yes No
     
Daniel Brosnan Aye
Richard Murray Aye  
Gaar Talanian Aye  
Nicholas Mitropoulos Aye  

The Chairman declared the Executive Session had ended and the Regular Meeting resumed at 9:29 PM.
VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Mitropoulos and seconded by Mr. Talanian it was unanimously voted in favor adjourn the meeting at 9:30 PM.
The next meeting is May 16, 2012.

Adjourn
Upon a motion made by Mr. Mitropoulos and seconded by Mr. Brosnan it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 9:30 PM...
The next meeting is April 18, 2012.