Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the AHA - March 19, 2014

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: Nicholas Mitropoulos, Richard Murray, and Bridgett James, Daniel Brosnan
Absent: Gaar Talanian
Also Present: John J. Griffin, Executive Director and John Greco

Notice to Town Clerk
Notice of this meeting was delivered electronically on January 6, 2014, and posted by the Arlington Town Clerk in accordance with the provisions of the Open Meeting Law.

Local Tenants Organizations

General Public
None

Project Updates

Mr. Griffin updated the board on the ongoing projects.

Department of Labor Standards Wage Rates

  2013 2014
Electrician $34.82 $35.56
Groundskeeper/custodian $23.09 $23.70
Laborer $25.52 $26.07
Maintenance Aide $21.30 $21.84
Maintenance Mechanic $26.71 $27.17
working Foreman $28.35 $28.78

Voted
Upon on motion made by Mr. Mitropoulos and seconded by Mr. Murray it was unanimously voted in favor to approve the Department of Labor Standards Wage Rates.

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

Approval of Minutes January 2014

Voted
Upon on motion made by Mrs. James and seconded by Mr. Murray it was unanimously voted in favor accept the January 15, 2014 minutes.

  Yes No
     
Richard Murray X  
Daniel Brosnan X
Nicholas Mitropoulos abstained
Bridgett James X  

Approval of Minutes February 2014

Voted
Upon a motion made by Mr. Murray and seconded by Mr. Mitropoulos it was unanimously voted in favor to accept the February 19, 2014 minutes.

  Yes No
     
Richard Murray X  
Daniel Brosnan abatained
Nicholas Mitropoulos X
Bridgett James X  

Section 8 Management Assessment Program (SEMAP) fiscal Year 2013
Mr. Griffin explained the 100% SEMAP score to the Board.

Formula funding Award for Fiscal Year 2016 and 2017
Mr. Griffin explained the formula funding. He said that he received a letter from DHCD stating that they made a mistake on the funding for 2015. The amount that we should have received was $750,000.00 but we received $687,691.00. We are getting an extra $63,246.00 for 2015.

HILAPP
Voted
Upon a motion made by Mr. Mitropoulos and seconded by Mrs. James it was voted unanimously that the Arlington Housing Authority Board of Commissioners vote to authorize the submission of a High leverage Asset Preservation Program (HILAPP) Application for the Hauser Building on April 1, 2014.

  Yes No
     
Richard Murray X  
Daniel Brosnan abatained
Nicholas Mitropoulos X
Bridgett James X  

Personnel Policy
NONE

Executive Session – To Discuss Collective Bargaining Agreement
NONE

Old Business

New Business
Voted
Upon a motion made by Mr. Murray and seconded by Mrs. James it was unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 8:10 P.M.

The next meeting is April 16, 2014.