Minutes From A Regular Meeting April 16, 2020

MINUTES FROM A REGULAR MEETING APRIL 16, 2020

 

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange was called to order at 2:35 p.m. on April 16, 2020 via ZOOM web-based application. The Executive Director advised that all requirements of the Sunshine Law were met. A roll call was taken as follows:

 

Present

 

Chairman Ernest Williams

Vice Chairman Clifford Ross

Treasure Joseph Juliano

Commissioner Betty McLeod

Commissioner Hashim Garrett

Commissioner Kurt Mills

 

Also Present

 

Walter D. McNeil, Jr., Executive Director

Brad Leak, Assistant Executive Director

Marsha Moore, Esq., Post Polak, PA

Several Employees

 

Absent

 

Commissioner Coram Rimes

 

 

The pledge of allegiance was said.

 

Chairman Williams called for a motion to adopt the agenda.  Commissioner McLeod moved to adopt the agenda.  Commissioner Mills seconded.

 

Chairman Williams called for discussion

No discussion

A roll call was taken

All Commissioners voted in favor.

 

Chairman Williams called for a motion to adopt and/or correction of the Minutes from a Regular Board Meeting on February 20, 2020.  Commissioner McLeod moved to adopt the minutes.  Commissioner Garrett seconded.

 

Chairman Williams called for discussion

No discussion

A roll call was taken

All Commissioners voted in favor.

 

TREASURER’S REPORT

 

Executive Director McNeil gave an update on how HACO ended the fiscal year.

Assist. Executive Director Leaks said the HACO is on target with the budget

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT

 

Executive Director gave an update on the activity regarding the Covid19 virus.  The staff is working from home and he is proud at they way they are stepping up, and how they are dealing with the residents.  He spoke about the policies HACO implement to keep the residents safe by stopping all non-essential visits, and stopping all visits after 8pm in accordance with the City’s ordinance. He also informed them of how the s

 

PUBLIC SESSION

 

Nobody spoke.

 

RESOLUTIONS

 

Chairman Williams called for a motion to adopt Resolution No. 5575-20 – Resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange approving Bills.  Commissioner McLeod moved to adopt.  Commissioner Mills seconded.

 

Chairman Williams called for discussion

No discussion

A roll call was taken

All Commissioners voted in favor.

 

Chairman Williams called for a motion to adopt Resolution No. 5576-20 Resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange authorizing PNC Bank to honor checks bearing facsimile signatures of Chairman Ernest Williams, Joseph Juliano Treasurer, and Executive Director Walter D. McNeil, Jr.

Commissioner Mills moved to adopt.  Commissioner McLeod seconded.

 

Chairman Williams called for discussion

No discussion

A roll call was taken

All Commissioners voted in favor.

 

Chairman Williams called for a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Commissioner McLeod moved to adjourn.  Commissioner Mills seconded.

 

Chairman Williams called for discussion

No discussion

A roll call was taken

All Commissioners voted in favor

 

Meeting was adjourned at 6:56 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Dr. Walter D. McNeil, Jr.

Secretary