Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the AHA - February 18, 2015

Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 7:04 P.M. by Nicholas Mitropoulos, in the John F. Cusack Board Room, located at 4 Winslow Street, Arlington, MA.

Roll Call
Present: Richard Murray, Gaar Talanian and Nicholas Mitropoulos
Absent: Dan Brosnan 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 December 9, 2014, and posted by the Arlington Town Clerk in accordance with the provisions of the Open Meeting Law.

Appointments
Local Tenants Organizations


VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Murray and seconded by Mr. Talanian it was voted unanimously to support the decision of the Tenant Association to stop the delivery of food but it is to be revisited at a reasonable time.

  Yes No
     
Gaar Talanian X  
Richard Murray X  
Nicholas Mitropoulos X


General Public

Project Updates
Mr. Griffin updated the board on the current projects.

HILAPP Grant
Mr. Griffin explained the HILAPP Grant to the Board.

CDBG
Mr. Griffin gave notice to the board the he submitted the CDBG application for $250,000.00 to the Town of Arlington.

Approve Amendment #3 for CFA 5001 from $4,032,731. to $6,021,064. (+$1,988,333.)

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Murray and seconded by Mr. Talanian it was unanimously voted in favor to authorize the Chairman to sign the amendment # 3 to the contract for financial assistance (CFA) for $6,021,064.00 from DHCD.

  Yes No
     
Gaar Talanian X  
Richard Murray X  
Nicholas Mitropoulos X


Approve Amendment #4 for CFA 5001 from $6,021,064.00 to $6,234,564.00 (+213,500.)

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Talanian and seconded by Mr. Murray it was unanimously voted in favor to authorize the Chairman to sign amendment #4 to the contract for financial assistance (CFA) $6,021,064.00 to $6,234,564.00 from DHCD.

  Yes No
     
Gaar Talanian X  
Richard Murray X  
Nicholas Mitropoulos X


Operation Success Funding Request

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Talanian and seconded by Mr. Murray it was unanimously voted in favor to approve the request for funding for the Operation Success Program at Menotomy Manor in the amount of $3,000.00.

  Yes No
     
Gaar Talanian X  
Richard Murray X  
Nicholas Mitropoulos X


Approve postponing lock replacement at Winslow towers $23,000. And move to Emergency Generator 667-3 Project

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Talanian and seconded by Mr. Murray it was unanimously voted in favor to approve the postponement of the lock replacement at Winslow Towers.

  Yes No
     
Gaar Talanian X  
Richard Murray X  
Nicholas Mitropoulos X


Approve low bid for 667-3 Winslow Emergency Generator $152,000. Annese Electrical Services, Inc.

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Murray and seconded by Mr. Talanian it was unanimously voted in favor to approve the low bid from Annese Electrical Services, Inc. in the amount of $152,000 for the 667-3 Winslow Emergency Generator.

  Yes No
     
Gaar Talanian X  
Richard Murray X  
Nicholas Mitropoulos X


Approve low bid for 667-5 Cusack Emergency Generator $182,900.00 Jupiter Electric, Inc.

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Murray and seconded by Mr. Talanian it was unanimously voted in favor to approve the low bid from Jupiter Electric, Inc. in the amount of $182,900. for the 667-5 Cusack Emergency Generator.

  Yes No
     
Gaar Talanian X  
Richard Murray X  
Nicholas Mitropoulos X


Approval of Minutes December 2014 Regular Meeting

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Murray and seconded by Mr. Talanian it was unanimously voted in favor to approve as amended the December 2014 Regular Meeting minutes.

  Yes No
     
Gaar Talanian X  
Richard Murray X  
Nicholas Mitropoulos abstained


Personnel Executive Session

NONE
Adjourn

VOTED
Upon a motion made by Mr. Talanian and seconded by Mr. Murray it was unanimously voted to adjourn from the Regular Meeting at 8:10PM. The next meeting is March 18, 2015.