November 10, 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, November 10, 2022, at 325 North Hillside Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803. Chair Carson called the meeting to order at 9:31 a.m. This was the second (2nd) meeting for the 2023 fiscal year. The meeting lasted nineteen (19) minutes.
Ed Carson, Chair (1/1)
Vicki Brooks, Vice Chair (2/0)
Brunilda Alfaro (1/1)
Nancy Peed (1/1)
John Crossman (2/0)
Stephen Smith (2/0)
Brice Aikens, Esq. (1/1)
II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM MEETINGS:
- September 22, 2022
On a motion duly made by Commissioner Alfaro, seconded by Commissioner Smith, and carried, that the September 22, 2022, minutes of the Board of Commissioners' (OHA) meeting were approved.
- October 20, 2022
On a motion duly made by Vice Chair Brooks, seconded by Commissioner Smith, and carried, that the October 20, 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 Peed, seconded by Commissioner Alfaro, and carried that the Board adopt the Resolutions as introduced, read, and discussed.
- RESOLUTION NO.: 3734
Approval and authorization to submit the Orlando Housing Authority's Moving to Work Year 13 Plan covering the period April 1, 2023, through March 31, 2024, to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
- RESOLUTION NO.: 3735
Authorize the amendment to Chapter 4 of the Low Rent Public Housing Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP) to include a preference for pre-applicants on the Public Housing waiting list who are involuntarily displaced due to any federally declared disaster.
- RESOLUTION NO.: 3736
Authorize incentives for approved Public Housing applicants who accepts an assigned Public Housing unit to receive a maximum of three months or 90 calendar days relief from utility payments at the time of move-in, not to exceed $300.00 a month until March 31, 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).
VII. OLD BUSINESS
VIII. NEW BUSINESS
Commissioner Smith reminded everyone that Veterans Day was November 11th. He asked that if we know and see a veteran, we should thank them for their service.
IX. PRESIDENT/CEO'S REPORT
The President/CEO discussed the following:
- The upcoming Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA) Commissioners Conference. It will be held in Orlando January 8 through 9, 2023.
- She wished the Board the best for the Holidays.
- The passing of Dana Anderson, a Maintenance staff at the Villas at Hampton Park.
X. CHAIR'S REPORT
Chair Carson, on behalf of the Board, wished everyone a happy Holidays.
There being no further business to come before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 9:50 a.m.