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MINUTES FROM AN ANNUAL MEETING APRIL 19, 2018

MINUTES FROM AN ANNUAL MEETING APRIL 19, 2018

 An Annual Meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange was called to order at 6:06 p.m. on April 19, 2018 in the Community Room of Walter G. Alexander, 105 Wilson Place, Orange, New Jersey. The Executive Director advised that all requirements of the Sunshine Law were met. A roll call was taken as follows:

Present

Chairman Coram Rimes

Vice Chairman Clifford Ross

Commissioner Ernest Williams

Commissioner Joseph Juliano

Commissioner Betty McLeod

Commissioner Hashim Garrett – Entered Meeting 6:15 p.m.

Commissioner Francis Audain

 

Also Present

Walter D. McNeil, Jr., Executive Director

Ernest Booker, Feinstein, Raiss, Kelin & Booker

Several Tenants

Several Employees

The pledge of allegiance was said.

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

Chairman Rimes called for discussion

No discussion

A roll call was taken

All Commissioners voted in favor

Chairman Rimes called for a motion for him to relinquish the Chairman position to Counsel, Ernest Booker. Commissioner McLeod moved.  Commissioner Williams seconded.

NOMINATIONS 

Acting Chairman Ernest Booker called for a motion to adopt Resolution No. 5481-18 Resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange Nominations for the Position of Chairman of the Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of the City of Orange for a one year term beginning April 19, 2018.  Commissioner Ross moved to adopt and Commissioner Rimes seconded.

Acting Chairman Ernest Booker asked that we start the nominations for the position of Chairperson.

Commissioner Clifford Ross nominated Commissioner Coram Rimes.

Commissioner Betty McLeod nominated Commissioner Ernest Williams.

Acting Chairman Ernest Booker called for a motion to close the nominations for position of Chairman.  Commissioner Ross moved to close.  Commissioner Williams seconded.

 

Acting Chairman Booker called for discussion

No discussion

A roll call was taken

All Commissioners voted in favor.

 

Acting Chairman Ernest Booker validated the votes as follows for the position of Chairman:

Commissioner Rimes                                                  Commissioner Williams

 

Commissioner Rimes- Aye                                         Commissioner Williams – Aye

Commissioner Ross – Aye                                          Commissioner Juliano – Aye

Commissioner Garrett – Aye                                      Commissioner McLeod – Aye

Commissioner Audain – Aye

 

Commissioner Ernest Williams is the new Chairman.

Acting Chairman Ernest Booker called for a motion to adopt Resolution No. 5482-18 Resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange Nomination Commissioner Juliano for the Position of Vice Chairman of the Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of the City of Orange for a one year term beginning April 19, 2018.  Commissioner McLeod moved to adopt.  Commissioner Audain seconded.

Acting Chairman Ernest Booker asked for nominations for Vice Chairman.

Commissioner Williams nominated Commissioner Juliano.

Commissioner Rimes nominated Commissioner Ross.

Commissioner Ross nominated Commissioner Rimes.

 

Acting Chairman Ernest Booker called for a motion to close the nominations.  Commissioner Rimes moved to close the nominations.  Commissioner Ross seconded.

Acting Chairman Booker called for discussion

No discussion

A roll call was taken

All Commissioners voted in favor.

 

Acting Chairman Ernest Booker validated the votes as follows for Vice Chairman:

Commissioner Juliano                         Commissioner Ross                Commissioner Rimes

Commissioner Williams-Aye              Commissioner Rimes-Aye      Commissioner Ross-Aye

Commissioner Garrett-Aye

Commissioner Juliano-Aye

Commissioner McLeod-Aye

Commissioner Audain-Aye

Commissioner Juliano is the new Vice Chairman.

Acting Chairman Ernest Booker called for the adoption of Resolution No. 5483-18 Resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange Nomination for the Position of Treasurer of the Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of the City of Orange for a one year term beginning April 19, 2018.  Commissioner Juliano moved.  Commissioner Garrett seconded.

Acting Chairman Ernest Booker asked for nominations for Treasurer.

Commissioner Juliano nominated Commissioner Ross.

Commissioner Williams nominated Commissioner Rimes.

Commissioner Rimes declined.

Commissioner Williams nominated Commissioner Audain.

Commissioner Audain declined.

Commissioner Williams nominated Commissioner Garrett.

Commissioner Garrett declined.

Acting Chairman Ernest Booker called for a motion to close the nominations.  Commissioner Juliano moved.  Commissioner Ross seconded.

Acting Chairman Booker called for discussion

No discussion

A roll call was taken

All Commissioners voted in favor.

Acting Chairman Ernest Booker said by acclamation the new Treasurer is Commissioner Ross.

Acting Chairman Ernest Booker called for a motion to adopt Resolution No. 5484-18 Resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange Nomination for the Position of Parliamentarian of the Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of the City of Orange for a one year term beginning April 19, 2018.  Commissioner Rimes moved to adopt.  Commissioner McLeod seconded.

Acting Chairman Ernest Booker asked for nominations for Parliamentarian.

Commissioner McLeod nominated Commissioner Garrett.

Commissioner Ross nominated Commissioner Rimes.

Commissioner Rimes declined.

Acting Chairman Ernest Booker called for a motion to close the nominations.  Commissioner Ross moved.  Commissioner McLeod seconded.

Acting Chairman Booker called for discussion

No discussion

A roll call was taken

All Commissioners voted in favor.

Acting Chairman Ernest Booker said by acclamation the new Parliamentarian is Commissioner Garrett.

Acting Chairman Ernest Booker called for a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Commissioner Rimes moved to adjourn. Commissioner McLeod seconded.

Chairman Rimes called for discussion

No discussion

A roll call was taken

All Commissioners voted in favor

 

Meeting was adjourned at 6:27 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Walter D. McNeil, Jr.

Secretary/Treasurer