August 19, 2021
Needham, MA 02492
NEEDHAM HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD
Thursday, August 19, 2021
NEEDHAM HOUSING AUTHORITY
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
HIGH ROCK HOMES LLC MEETING
Thursday August 19, 2021, 7:30 PM
Zoom Meeting ID: 832 7640 3247
NOTE: Under the Jun,e 2020 amendments to the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law G.L. c. 30A, s.20, the NHA Board of Commissioners as a “public body” may conduct this meeting on and in-person basis, a virtual basis, or on a hybrid bases (i. e., both in-person and virtual.) A meeting can be conducted on a virtual basis, “…provided that the public body shall ensure public access to the deliberations of the public body for interested member of the public through adequate, alternative means of public access.” It has been determined that streaming this meeting via Zoom meets the public access requirement, and accordingly the NHA Board of Commissioners will hold this meeting as a virtual meeting.
AN in-person meeting will NOT take place at a location
normally used for nha board meetings.
To listen, view and participate on a virtual basis using your phone, computer, laptop, or tablet, a few minutes before the above date/time:
- [Browser access] Use your browser to connect to www.zoom.us. On the Zoom home screen, click the “Join a Meeting” button (top right of the screen). Enter the Meeting ID number: 871 2066 6265.
- [Install Zoom on laptop/desktop] Click this link (or copy link into your browser):
- [Smartphone or tablet] Download and install the “Zoom Cloud Meeting” app from the Apple or Android app store, or from http://www.zoom.us/. Open the Zoom app, click “Join” button and enter the Meeting ID number (see above).
- [Audio dial-in only] Dial +1 669-900-9128 Enter the Zoom Meeting ID number (see above), followed by the # sign.
ROLL CALL TO CONVENE THE MEETINGS
COMMISSIONERS: NHA STAFF:
Chair Reg Foster Angie Medeiros, Executive Director & Secretary
Vice Chair Eleanor Evans
Treasurer Ed Scheideler
Commissioner Penny Kirk
Commissioner Janice Bennett
GUESTS: Margaret Moran & Nathalie Janson, Cambridge Housing Authority
Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided by the Secretary of the Needham Housing Authority (NHA) by preparing a Public Notice dated June 14, 2021, setting forth the date, time and place of this meeting. Said notice was filed with the Clerk of the Town of Needham and provided to persons requesting it.
REGULAR NHA & HRH LLC BOARD MEETINGS
STATUS UPDATE, DISCUSSION & APPROVAL ITEMS – NHA & HIGH ROCK HOMES LLC:
- Status Update & Approval-- Modernization/Redevelopment Initiative (MRI):
- Introductions to CHA Project Leadership
- Project Plan for Phase 1
- Public Education Activities
- Press Release announcing CHA
- ENJ Needham Channel programs on NHA and the MRI
- LWV Housing Forum October 28, 2021
- Q & A
- Discussion & Approval: New Assistant Executive Director Position
- Discussion: Board Training – Scheduled for August 22, 2021
- Discussion & Approval: Minutes of NHA Board Meetings:
- July 15, 2021, Regular Meeting Minutes
- Status Update & Discussion:
- 2020 High Rock Homes LLC Audit
- Needham Community Preservation Plan Update
- NHA designated representative to the CPC
- Security Cams Initiative
- After School Program Reboot
- Information & Discussion: Executive Director’s Report, Financial Report, Vacancy Report, Workorder Report.
- Approval: NHA Bill/Check Warrant
- Approval: HRH LLC Bill/Check Warrant
UPCOMING NEEDHAM HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD MEETING DATES
Thursday Sep. 16, 2021, 7:30pm Regular Meetings In-Person Meeting at Linden/Chambers
Thursday Oct. 21, 2021, 7:30pm Regular Meetings Zoom Virtual Meetings
Thursday Nov. 18, 2021, 7:30pm Regular Meetings Zoom Virtual Meetings
Thursday Dec. 16, 2021, 7:30pm Regular Meetings Zoom Virtual Meetings
Rec'd and posted by the Town Clerks Office on 8/13/2021 @ 8:35 AM