March 16, 2023 OHA Board Meeting Minutes
The Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Orlando, Florida (OHA) held its Board Meeting Thursday, March 16, 2023, at 325 North Hillside Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803. The meeting was called to order by Chair Carson at 2:07 p.m. This was the fourth (4th) meeting for the 2023 fiscal year. The meeting lasted fifty-one (51) minutes.
Ed Carson, Chair (2/2)
Vicki Brooks, Vice Chair (4/0)
Brice Aikens, Esq. (3/1)
Brunilda Alfaro (3/1)
Nancy Peed (2/2)
Stephen Smith (4/0)
John Crossman (2/2)
II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM MEETINGS:
- November 10, 2022
On a motion duly made by Vice Chair Brooks, seconded by Commissioner Peed, and carried, that the November 10, 2022, minutes of the Board of Commissioners' (OHA) meeting were approved.
- January 19, 2023
On a motion duly made by Vice Chair Brooks, seconded by Commissioner Alfaro, and carried, that the January 19, 2023, 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 Peed, seconded by Commissioner Alfaro, and carried that the Board adopt the Resolutions as introduced, read, and discussed.
- RESOLUTION NO.: 3741
Approving fiscal year-end 2024 operating budget for OHA-owned housing
- RESOLUTION NO.: 3742
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 2024
- RESOLUTION NO.: 3743
Adopting the certification of eligibility of tenant families for fiscal year end 2024
- RESOLUTION NO.: 3744
PHA Board resolution approving operating budget
- RESOLUTION NO.: 3745
Authorizing award of contract for the installation of emergency generators at six (6) Public Housing properties and one of its offices: Lake Mann Homes, Ivey Lane Homes, Omega Apartments, Marden Meadows Apartments, Reeves Terrace Apartments, Murchison Terrace Apartments and At the Central Maintenance Office
- RESOLUTION NO.: 3746
Authorizing the President/CEO to charge off collection losses for Public Housing for the period of September 1, 2022 to February 28, 2023
VI. DISCUSSION ITEMS
- INITIATIVES TO IMPACT HOMELESSNESS
Ms. Vivian Bryant, Esq., President/CEO presented the report for Ms. Mungen.
- WEST OAKS APARTMENTS UPDATE
Mr. Ayub Fleming, Asset Development Program Manager, presented an update on West Oaks Apartments.
- ANTIOCH MANOR APARTMENTS UPDATE
Mr. Ayub Fleming, Asset Development Program Manager, presented an update on Antioch Manor Apartments.
- SANFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY UPDATE
Mr. Ayub Fleming, Asset Development Program Manager, presented an update on Sanford Housing Authority (SHA).
Commissioner Peed requested that the 2023 conference schedule be sent to the Board.
- STRATEGIC PLANNING CONSULTANT
Ms. Bryant informed the Board that the Orlando Housing Authority will hire a consultant to assist with Strategic Planning.
- OPEN FORUM - ORLANDO HOUSING AUTHORITY COMMISSIONERS
- Commissioner Peed - review OHA properties.
- Commissioner Smith - schedule a tour on 1 or 2 properties every board meeting day.
- PRESIDENT/CEO EVALUATION
The Board completed the President/CEO performance evaluation.
VII. OLD BUSINESS
VIII. NEW BUSINESS
IX. PRESIDENT/CEO'S REPORT
The President/CEO informed the April Board meetings of the Sanford Housing Authority and the Orlando Housing Authority will be held same day, April 20, 2023.
X. CHAIR'S REPORT
There was no report.
There being no further business to come before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 2:58 p.m.