Minutes From A Special Meeting November 26, 2013

Bilhorod-Dnistrovs’kyy MINUTES FROM A SPECIAL MEETING ON NOVEMBER 26, 2013

A Special Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order at 6:00 pm on November 26, 2013 in the Conference Room at Washington Manor, 340 Thomas Boulevard, Orange, NJ. The Executive Director advised that all requirements of the Sunshine Law were met.  A roll call was taken as follows:

 

North Royalton Present http://erapa.co.uk/banding-semi-automatic/attachment/banding_bandall_d_grey/  

Chairman Coram Rimes

Commissioner Joseph Juliano

Commissioner Hudson – Dorrah

Commissioner Clifford Ross

 

Absent 

Commissioner David Rossi

Commissioner Ernest Williams

Commissioner Lillie Davis

 

Also Present 

Walter D. McNeil, Jr. Executive Director

Ernest Booker, Esq, Feinstein, Raiss, Kelin & Booker

Bill Northgraves, Esq., McManimon, Scotland & Baumann

Councilman Hassan Abdul Rasheed

 

Pledge of allegiance was said

 

Chairman Rimes called for the adoption of the agenda. Commissioner Ross moved to adopt. Commissioner Hudson-Dorrah seconded.

 

Chairman Rimes called for discussion

No discussion

A roll call was taken

All Commissioners voted in favor

 

Mr. Bill Northgraves attorney from McManimon, Scotland & Baumann discussed outstanding litigation and gave updates and answered any questions the Board had on the Jeffrey Feld matter.

Chairman Rimes suggested having our general counsel to explore the possibility of taking action against Jeffrey Feld and the cost to the Housing Authority.

Commissioner Rimes suggested going into Executive Session to discuss this matter.

Chairman Rimes called for a motion to go into Executive Session to discuss litigation against Jeffrey Feld. Commissioner Ross moved to enter into Executive Session. Commissioner Hudson-Dorrah seconded.

 

Chairman Rimes called for discussion

No discussion

A roll call was taken

All Commissioners voted in favor

 

The Board entered into Executive Session at 6:30 p.m.

The Board reconvened at 6:51 p.m.

 

Chairman Rimes called for a motion to return to regular session.  Commissioner Hudson-Dorrah moved to return to regular session. Commissioner Ross seconded.

 

Chairman Rimes called for discussion

No discussion

A roll call was taken

All Commissioners voted in favor

 

Mr. Ernest Booker, Esq., Counsel for the Board of Commissioners said during Executive Session there was sensitive discussion concerning litigation regarding the Jeffrey Feld matter and some of this will be revealed to the general public at a later date.

 

Resolutions 

Chairman Rimes called for a motion to adopt Resolution No. 5261-13 Resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange Approving Bills Resolution No. 1855.  Commissioner Ross moved to adopt. Commissioner Hudson-Dorrah seconded.

 

Chairman Rimes called for discussion

No discussion

A roll call was taken

All Commissioners voted in favor

 

Chairman Rimes called for a motion to adopt Resolution No. 5262-13 Resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange Authorizing the Executive Director to advertise and hold a Public Hearing on the Annual Plan for fiscal year 2014.  Commissioner Ross moved to adopt. Commissioner Hudson-Dorrah seconded.

 

Chairman Rimes called for discussion

No discussion

A roll call was taken

All Commissioners voted in favor

 

Chairman Rimes called for a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Commissioner Hudson-Dorrah moved to adjourn the meeting.  Commissioner Ross seconded.

 

Meeting was adjourned at 7:21 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Walter D. McNeil, Jr.
Secretary/Treasurer