Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the AHA - August 21, 2013

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

Roll Call

Present: Richard Murray, Nicholas Mitropoulos, Daniel Brosnan, Gaar Talanian and Bridgett James

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

Notice to Town Clerk
Notice of this meeting was delivered electronically on October 23, 2013, and posted by the Arlington Town Clerk in accordance with the provisions of the Open Meeting Law.

Project Updates

Appointments

Local Tenants Organizations

Graciela Correra said that she was invited to a meeting for English at Large. They evaluated Drake Village and the Chinese as a group. They are happy that the Arlington Housing Authority is involved with this program. They want to have classes again.

The English classes will start on September 4, 2013 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. The teacher has requested for the Arlington Housing Authority to donate 2 dictionaries. There will be another English class on September 7, 2013 from 10:00AM to 11:00 AM. Minuteman is donating the Russian Dictionary.

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Talanian and seconded by Mr. Mitropoulos it was voted in favor to donate two dictionaries one in English and one in Chinese for the English classes.

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



General Public
NONE

Certificate of Substantial Completion Meadows Construction Menotomy Manor Siding

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Mitropoulos and seconded by Mr. Talanian to approve Substantial Completion for DHCD Fish #010049 Menotomy Manor 200-2 Siding Project to Meadows Construction subject to DHCD Approval.

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



Approval of Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Mr. Griffin explained what the policy is.

Mr. Greco said that it is a standard policy. Mr. Greco said that we can adopt this subject to changes necessary and appropriate for federal programs.

Mr. Murray asked if this had to be approved tonight.

Mr. Griffin said no.

This will be referred to Mr. Griffin and Mr. Greco for the next meeting. Approval of Emergency Case Plan Policy

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Murray and seconded by Mr. Talanian it was unanimously voted in favor to approve the Emergency Case Plan Policy

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



Minutes June 19, 2013 Regular Meeting

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Talanian and seconded by Mrs. James it was unanimously voted in favor to accept the June 19, 2013 Minutes as amended.

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



Minutes July 17, 2013 Regular Meeting

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Murray and seconded by Mrs. James it was unanimously voted in favor to accept the July 17, 2013 Minutes.

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



Minutes July 17, 2013 HCV Hearing

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Talanian and seconded by Mr. Mitropoulos it was unanimously voted in favor to accept the July 17, 2013 HCV Hearing Minutes.

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



Personnel Policy

Executive Session – to discuss Collective Bargaining Agreement
NONE

Discussion of Financial Statements

Old Business

New Business

Adjourn

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Murray and seconded by Mr. Talanian it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 9:00PM.

The next meeting is September 18, 2013.