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September 12, 2023
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM




TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 12, 2023   4:30 PM


In Person 90 Longwood Avenue, Community Room 


By Telephone Conference Call: (929) 205 - 6099

Meeting ID: 812 5608 5661 Passcode: 969154

or by Meeting Link: ZOOM


90 Longwood Avenue Community Room or Via Zoom
Brookline, MA 02446
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Brookline Housing Authority - Board of Commissioners Meeting

Tuesday, September 12, 2023


  1. Call to Order




  1. Board Reports

No Votes



  1. Executive Director Report

No Votes



  1. Public Comment

No Votes



  1. Consent Agenda

Vote to approve Consent Agenda, Items 5.A. through 5.E.



  1. Approval of Minutes

Vote to approve the August 9, 2023, Board Meeting Minutes. 



  1. Contract Affirmation 1057 Beacon Street Architect/Engineer

Vote to affirm a contract for architectural and engineering services with Nangle Engineer, Inc., in the amount of $17,200, for the fire alarm project at 1057 Beacon Street as designated by EOHLC’s “House Doctor” architecture and engineer selection program.

  1. Proprietary Item Procurement – Trustman Apartments

Vote to authorize the use of Best Locks Keying System as a proprietary product in the bid specification for the basement settlement project at Trustman Apartments.

  1. Contract Award Fire Sprinkler System Maintenance and Testing

Vote to approve a contract with Encore Fire Protection in the annual amount of $29,850 for a term of three years.

  1. Contract Affirmation Stairwell Repair Walnut-High Apartments

Vote to affirm a contract with Cambridge General Welding in the amount of $7,500 for stairwell repairs at 22 High Street.


6. Resident Services: Senior Wellness Services – Hebrew Senior Life


Presentation and discussion with Effie Hathaway, Hebrew Senior Life. 

7. EOHLC CFA Amendment – Kitchen Renovations

Vote to approve an amendment to EOHLC’s Contract for Financial Assistance (CFA) 5001 in the amount of $500,000 to be used for all-electric kitchen renovations upon turnover at Trustman Apartments and Egmont Street Veterans.


8. Contract Award Emergency Management Plan Consultant

Vote to approve a contract with Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in the amount of $15,000 to update the BHA’s Emergency Preparedness Plan.

9. Change Orders 50 Pleasant Street Redevelopment


Vote to affirm change orders in the total amount of $65,614.96; vote to approve Change Order #050 in the amount of $468,645.79 to install supplemental heating in all units; and vote to approve change order #067 in the amount of $270,277.77 for exterior framework and concreate masonry unit repairs to the construction contract with Daniel O’Connell’s Sons (DOC) to be paid by project contingency funds in the total amount of $738,928.56 for the 50 Pleasant Street redevelopment.


10. Other Business





11. Upcoming Meetings

October Board Meeting: To be rescheduled - Discuss


12. Vote to Adjourn





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