May 19, 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, May 19, 2022 at 325 North Hillside Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803. The meeting was called to order by Chair Carson at 2:06 p.m. This was the seventh (7th) meeting for the 2022 fiscal year. The meeting lasted fifty-five (55) minutes.
Ed Carson, Chair (6/1)
Vicki Brooks, Vice Chair (5/2)
Brice Aikens, Esq. (5/2)
Brunilda Alfaro (5/2)
John Crossman (3/0)
Nancy Peed (5/2)
Stephen Smith (6/1)
II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM MEETING - APRIL 21, 2022
On a motion duly made by Vice Chair Brooks, seconded by Commissioner Aikens and carried, that the April 21, 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 Aikens, seconded by Commissioner Alfaro and carried that the Board adopt the Resolutions as introduced, read and discussed.
A. RESOLUTION NO.: 3725
AUTHORIZATION TO AWARD CONTRACT FOR EMPLOYEE BENEFITS BROKERAGE AND CONSULTING SERVICES
B. RESOLUTION NO.: 3726
AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AGREEMENTS FOR LANDSCAPING MAINTENANCE SERVICES CONTRACTS
C. RESOLUTION NO.: 3727
AUTHORIZES THE BOARD CHAIR TO EXECUTE A TWELVE=MONTH EXTENSION OF THE $245,000 LOAN AGREEMENT WITH THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF ORLANDO, FLORIDA (OHA) TO PAY FOR SUSTAINABLE INTERIOR FINISH CHANGES AT GEORGETOWN SQUARE APARTMENTS
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).
VII. OLD BUSINESS
VIII. NEW BUSINESS
IX. PRESIDENT/CEO'S REPORT
The President/CEO discussed the following:
- The Orlando Housing Authority's Online Rent Payment.
- The Kiosks for Residents to Communicate with OHA.
- Griffin Park Relocation Update.
- Save-the-Dates for the Following Conferences:
- Housing Development and Legal Institute (HDLI) Commissioners and ED Conference Edgartown Massachusetts, September 2022
- Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA) Commissioners' Conference Orlando, FL, January 2023
X. CHAIR'S REPORT
Chair Carson encouraged the Board of Commissioners to visit the OHA developments. He also informed the Board of the upcoming Commissioners' Training. Attorney Gilmore will conduct the training.
There being no further business to come before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 3:01 p.m.