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Date:
October 22, 2019
Time:
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location:
190 Harvard Street - Community Room
Address:
Brookline, MA 02445
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Brookline Housing Authority - Board of Commissioners Meeting

Tuesday, October 22, 2019


DRAFT AGENDA

BROOKLINE HOUSING AUTHORITY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING

190 HARVARD ST.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2019, 4:30 PM

  1. Call to Order

  1. Board Reports

No votes

  1. Executive Director Report

No votes

  1. Resident Association Reports

No votes

  1. Consent Agenda

Vote to approve Consent Agenda Items 5.A. thru 5.D.

  1. Approval of Minutes

Vote to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on September 10, 2019.

  1. Contract Award

Vote to award an architect-engineer contract to Garofalo Design Associates in the amount of $16,200 for the balcony walkways repairs at the Walnut Street low-rise apartments. 

  1. Contract Award

Vote to award an architect-engineer contract to Garofalo Design Associates in the amount of $31,770 for the doors and locks replacement project at Egmont Street and High Street Veterans. 

  1. Contract Award

Vote to award an architect-engineer contract to C.A. Crowley Engineering in the amount of $9,500 for the replacement of water lines at Col. Floyd.


  1. Sec. 8 Administrative Plan Amendments

Vote to amend the Sec. 8 Administrative Plan to allow the BHA to implement Payment Standards based on the HUD-published Small Area Fair Market Rents, as further described in the accompanying memo and attachments from Carlos Hernandez.

  1. Sec. 8 Payment Standards

Vote to approve 2020 Payment Standards for Sec. 8 rental subsidy:  At the Small Area Fair Market Rents for resident-based assistance, and at 110% of the Boston metro region Fair Market Rents for project-based assistance, as further described in the accompanying memo from Carlos Hernandez.

  1. Warrant Articles Update

Discussion of Warrant Articles proposed for the November 2019 Town Meeting.

W.A. #9 – Real Estate Transfer Tax

W.A. #21 – Prohibition on Fossil Fuels Infrastructure

  1. RAD Redevelopment Update

Redevelopment Director Maria Maffei.  No votes.

10.  Construction Manager Contract Award

Vote to award the Construction Manager contract for the renovation of 90 Longwood Ave. to Colantonio. Inc. pursuant to MGL Ch. 149A with the amounts for pre-construction and construction period fees and general conditions as described in the accompanying memo from Maria Maffei.

11.  Discussion & Contract Award

Discussion of BHA Proactive Maintenance Plan.

Vote to award a contract for annual physical inspections of the state public housing properties to Assabet Valley Housing Inspections in the amount of $7,398 per year for a one year term with a renewal option for two additional years.

12.  Other Business & Public Comments

 No votes

13.  November Board Meeting

Scheduled for Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 50 Pleasant St.