April 21, 2022 OHA Board Meeting Minutes
The Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Orlando, Florida (OHA) held its Board Meeting Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 325 North Hillside Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803. The meeting was called to order by Chair Carson at 2:04 p.m. This was the sixth (6th) meeting for the 2022 fiscal year. The meeting lasted fifty-one (51) minutes.
Ed Carson, Chair (5/1)
Vicki Brooks, Vice Chair (4/2)
Brice Aikens, Esq. (4/2)
Brunilda Alfaro (4/2)
John Crossman (2/0)
Stephen Smith (5/1)
Nancy Peed (4/2)
II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM MEETING - FEBRUARY 17, 2022
On a motion duly made by Vice Chair Brooks seconded by Commissioner Smith and carried, that the February 17, 2022 minutes of the Board of Commissioners' (OHA) meeting were approved.
III. FINANCIAL REPORT
Mr. Michael Simmons, Chief Financial Officer, presented the following reports: the Financial Report, the Moving to Work Compliance Report and the Impact of COVID-19 on the OHA Waiting List.
IV. PUBLIC APPEARANCES
The Board of Commissioners acted upon the following consent agenda items through a single vote, which was moved by Commissioner Smith, seconded by Commissioner Aikens, and carried that the Board adopts the Resolutions as introduced, read, and discussed.
A. RESOLUTION NO.: 3721
APPROVING FISCAL YEAR END 2023 OPERATING BUDGET FOR OHA-OWNED HOUSING RETROACTIVE TO MARCH 17, 2022
B. RESOLUTION NO.: 3722
CERTIFICATION THAT THE BUDGET HAS BEEN REVIEWED AND APPROVED AND THE ORLANDO HOUSING AUTHORITY DOES NOT COMPENSATE ANY INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYEE FOR MORE THAN 100% OF HIS OR HER TIME FOR FISCAL YEAR END 2023 RETROACTIVE TO MARCH 17, 2023
C. RESOLUTION NO.: 3723
ADOPTING THE CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY OF TENANT FAMILIES FOR FISCAL YEAR END 2023 RETROACTIVE TO MARCH 17, 2022
D. RESOLUTION NO.: 3724
PHA BOARD RESOLUTION APPROVING OPERATING BUDGET RETROACTIVE TO MARCH 17, 2022
VI. DISCUSSION ITEMS
A. INITIATIVES TO IMPACT HOMELESSNESS
Ms. Thelma Mungen, Assistant to the President/CEO, presented the report.
B. WEST OAKS APARTMENTS UPDATE
Mr. Ayub Fleming, Asset Development Program Manager, presented an update on West Oaks Apartments.
C. ANTIOCH MANOR APARTMENTS UPDATE
Mr. Ayub Fleming, Asset Development Program Manager, presented an update on Antioch Manor Apartments.
D. SANFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY UPDATE
Mr. Ayub Fleming, Asset Development Program Manager, presented an update on Sanford Housing Authority (SHA).
E. ONLINE RENT PAYMENT
Mr. Michael Simmons, Chief Financial Officer, presented an update on the progress of the new electronic billing and electronic payment system.
F. PRIVATE MANAGEMENT
Mr. Fleming reported to the Board that Orlando Housing Authority turned over property management to Stephenson & Moore, Inc. for Meadow Lake Apartments, Marden Meadows Apartments, Omega Apartments and Johnson Manor Apartments.
G. PRESIDENT/CEO PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
The Board completed the President/CEO performance evaluation.
VII. OLD BUSINESS
VIII. NEW BUSINESS
IX. PRESIDENT/CEO'S REPORT
The President/CEO discussed the following:
- OHA 2021 In Review
- Blueprint 2021
X. CHAIR'S REPORT
Chair Carson did not have a report.
Commissioner Smith congratulated Ms. Bryant for a great performance for the evaluation period.
There being no further business to come before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 2:55 p.m.