Holyoke Housing Authority Board Meeting Text Size

Event takes place on December 04, 2014 at 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM
475 Maple Street, Holyoke, MA


Notice is hereby given in accordance with Sections 18-25 of MGL Chapter 30A of the General Laws that the meeting of the members of the Board of the Holyoke Housing Authority will be held at:


Holyoke Housing Authority

Falcetti Towers Community Room

475 Maple Street

Holyoke, MA  01040

Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:00 PM

In the City of Holyoke, Massachusetts



BY:       Matthew A. Mainville, Secretary


1)            AGENDA:

                                To approve minutes: November 13, 2014


2)            Executive Director Report

                A)           NEW BUSINESS

                                Anticipated topics for discussion:


(1)  Pest Control       


To approve pest control contract for January 2015-December 2016

(2)  Fee Accountants 


To award the fee accountant contract to Fenton, Ewald & Associates for the period January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2017.

(3)  Certificate of Final Completion for Emergency Congregate House Boiler Replacement                               


Approve Certificate of Final Completion

(4)  Section 8 Fair Market Rents/Payment Standards for 2015               


To approve HUD’s Fair Market Rents/Payment Standards for 2015

(5)  Utility Allowances 2015 (HUD) for Section 8 and Public Housing Program 


To approve Utility Allowances for 2015, as updated by HUD

(6) Moving to Work Annual PlanTo approve submission of Moving to Work Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2015 to HUD


(7)   Lyman Terrace Legal 


To award Lyman Terrace Legal Contract to Ballard Spahr

(8)  Budgets


To approve FY ’15 Budgets



B)            OLD BUSINESS – no items anticipated



C)            REPORTS (open for discussion)

                1)            Maintenance/Admissions

                2)            Modernization Report

                3)            Finance Department Report

                4)            Leased Housing

                5)            Resident Services Report

                6)            MIS Department


D)           ADJOURNMENT

The listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting.  Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.


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