September 12, 2023
90 Longwood Avenue Community Room or Via Zoom
Brookline, MA 02446
Brookline Housing Authority - Board of Commissioners Meeting
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
- Call to Order
- Board Reports
- Executive Director Report
- Public Comment
- Consent Agenda
Vote to approve Consent Agenda, Items 5.A. through 5.E.
Vote to approve the August 9, 2023, Board Meeting Minutes.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
October Board Meeting: To be rescheduled - Discuss