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Meeting Name: HOUSING AUTHORITY Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/5/2019 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Room 301-A
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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     The mission of the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) is to foster strong, resilient and inclusive communities by providing a continuum of high-quality housing options that support self-sufficiency, good quality of life, and the opportunity to thrive.    Not available
     Call to Order

Minutes note: Meeting called to order at 1:30pm.
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     Roll Call    Roll call Not available
   A. APPROVAL OF THE CONSENT AGENDA    Not available
     CONSENT AGENDA – ITEMS RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL (All items listed under the Consent Agenda will be enacted by one motion unless a Commissioner requires otherwise, in which event, the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately.)    Not available
R13062 01.Housing Authority ResolutionApproval of the minutes of the regular meeting held on May 8, 2019ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Not available
R13064 03.Housing Authority ResolutionResolution approving an award of contract to Bohmann & Vick, Inc (Brookfield, WI) for Public Construction, Phase 2 Utilities at Westlawn Gardens Phase 2 in an amount of $2,706,000.00ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Not available
R13065 04.Housing Authority ResolutionResolution approving an award of a contract to Stark Pavement Corp. (Brookfield, WI) for Public Construction Phase 2 Paving at Westlawn Gardens Phase 2 in the amount of $998,708.75ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Not available
   B. REPORTS AND DISCUSSION ITEMS    Not available
R13058 2 Housing Authority ResolutionResolution: Approving the Operating Agreements of National Soldiers Home Residences (NSR) II, LLC and NSR III, LLC, between the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee and the Alexander Company, Inc. in connection with the development and rehabilitation of Buildings, 1, 2, 14, 18, 19 and 62 of the Clement J. Zablocki Medical Center.

Minutes note: HACM wanted to include the word “negotiate” as may be necessary for the development and operation of the Soldiers Home project.
AMENDEDPass6:0 Action details Not available
R13058 2 Housing Authority ResolutionResolution: Approving the Operating Agreements of National Soldiers Home Residences (NSR) II, LLC and NSR III, LLC, between the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee and the Alexander Company, Inc. in connection with the development and rehabilitation of Buildings, 1, 2, 14, 18, 19 and 62 of the Clement J. Zablocki Medical Center.

Minutes note: As amended.
ADOPTEDPass6:0 Action details Not available
R13066 0 Housing Authority ResolutionResolution approving Holton Terrace Development LLC, as sole and managing member of Holton Terrace LLC; approval and authorization of the RAD conversion of Holton Terrace; the execution of all loan documents related to the RAD conversion of Holton Terrace and the admission of the investor member and special investor member to Holton Terrace LLCADOPTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
R13067 0 Housing Authority ResolutionResolution approving the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee to take all action necessary in connection with the rehabilitation RAD conversion of Holton Terrace, including serving as guarantor for all loans related thereto; and as developer for Holton Terrace

Minutes note: Commissioner VandeBerg abstained from the vote due to her employment with Associated Bank, which is purchasing the tax credits for the Rent Assistance Development (RAD) conversion of Holton Terrace.
ADOPTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
R13068 01.Housing Authority ResolutionReport on Westlawn infrastructure

Minutes note: Fernando Aniban, HACM Chief Financial Officer, Bobbi Marsells, HACM Assistant Secretary, and Kevin Theissen, Travaux Senior Project Manager and Estimator, summarized the documents provided with the agenda and spoke about the work and costs associated with the infrastructure at Westlawn Gardens, which includes new roads, paving, utilities, sewers, weather and storm drainage and lights for the western half of the old Westlawn development. Ms. Marsells explained that costs have exceeded the original 2009 budget by 17 million dollars, largely due to unforeseen increases in construction costs and changes in State regulations. Mr. Aniban stated that HACM is pursuing other financing, including with the City of Milwaukee, to cover these infrastructure costs.
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R13069 02.Housing Authority ResolutionReport from the Secretary-Executive Director

Minutes note: Mr. Pérez spoke about a visit to the Westlawn Gardens Choice Neighborhood from County Executive Chris Abele. Mr. Pérez also mentioned that Governor Tony Evers will be visiting the site next week, following a visit by the Mayor of New Albany, Indiana this past week. Mr. Pérez emphasized how Westlawn Gardens CNI is being studied and visited from around the country as a model for other communities. Mr. Pérez informed the Board that the Annual Meeting that will be on July 17th at the Westlawn Gardens Victory Manor site at 9:00am. Mr. Pérez directed the Board to a letter from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) approving the Designated Housing Plan (DHP) for the next two years. Ken Barbeau, HACM Director of Community Program Services, explained that this plan designates buildings for seniors, disabled or as mixed seniors and disabled. Mr. Pérez asked Paul Williams, HACM Westlawn Choice Neighborhood Coordinator, about “Housing Is” conference that he and others attended in Washington, DC. Mr. Williams stated that this is the fifth year of the conference which looks at housing as the foundation for health and education and is a forum geared toward bringing those different sectors together to share innovative ideas. Mr. Williams mentioned that they made great connections at the conference. Some of the team in attendance this year were Ken Barbeau, Alderman Cavalier Johnson, Westlawn CNI Alderman, Devin Hudson, Executive Director of the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center, Laura Gutierrez, Associate Executive Director, United Community Center, Kim Litwack, Dean of College of Nursing-UWM Milwaukee, and Ronald Pérez, Dean of Public Health-UWM Milwaukee. Mr. Pérez mentioned the Make Your Money Talk graduation which had 126 graduates. Of those 126, 50% opened Individual Development Accounts (IDA). These savings accounts are geared toward education, homeownership and new businesses for individuals.
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     Adjournment

Minutes note: There being no further business, Commissioner Diaz made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 3:00p.m. Commissioner Van Alstine seconded the motion. There being no objections, the motion carried
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     Upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of persons with disabilities through sign language interpreters or auxiliary aids. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Housing Authority ADA Coordinator, Patricia Schmidtknecht at 286-5100, (FAX) 286-3456, (TDD) 286-3504 or by writing to the Coordinator at 650 West Reservoir, Milwaukee, WI 53212.    Not available
     Persons engaged in lobbying as defined in s. 305-43-4 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances are required to register with the City Clerk's Office License Division. Registered lobbyists appearing before a Common Council committee are required to identify themselves as such. More information is available at http://city.milwaukee.gov/Lobbying.    Not available