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Meeting Name: HOUSING AUTHORITY Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/10/2021 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Conference Call-in #: (571)317-3129 Access Code: 132-518-949#
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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
     To view the meeting materials electronically, please go to: https://milwaukee.legistar.com/MeetingDetail.aspx?ID=837958&GUID=59221355-5755-47A5-955D-8328454C79C8&Options=info|&Search= Upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of persons with disabilities who cannot access the meeting via phone. For additional information 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
     Call to Order

Minutes note: Meeting called to order at 1:30 p.m.
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     Roll Call    Roll call 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
R13206 01.MotionApproval of the minutes of the regular meeting held on January 13, 2021APPROVEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
R13207 02.MotionApproval of the minutes of the special meeting held on January 28, 2021APPROVEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
R13208 03.Housing Authority ResolutionResolution approving an award of contract to Argus Technical Services (Milwaukee, WI) to provide maintenance employee staffing for the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee in the of amount of $750,000ADOPTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
R13209 04.Housing Authority ResolutionResolution authorizing the submission of a proposal to the Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services regarding “Real Men, Real Talk” fatherhood trainingADOPTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
R13210 01.CommunicationPresentation Fourth Quarter Financial Reports for the period ending December 31, 2020

Minutes note: Rick Koffarnus, HACM’s Finance Director, presented the financial reports for the Fourth Quarter of 2020, summarizing documents included with the agenda. There being no questions or comments from the Commissioners, Chair Wagner thanked Mr. Koffarnus for the report
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R13211 02.Housing Authority ResolutionPresentation Final Quarterly Recovery Report for 2020 to HUD

Minutes note: Willie L. Hines, Jr., HACM’s Associate Director, and Greg Anderson, HACM’s Senior Asset Director, reported the updates of changes to items in the Quarterly Recovery report previously presented in last month’s Board meeting. Mr. Anderson also clarified HACM’s partnership with Northcott and SET Ministries and their duties at various housing properties.
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R13212 03.Housing Authority ResolutionPresentation Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) updates

Minutes note: Kaylin Nuss, HACM’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, presented a summary on the Rental Assistance Demonstration’s (RAD) progress, including a few highlighted items such as HACM closing the RAD conversions of 1,084 units in 2020 and $10 billion dollars invested in RAD converted public housing. There was also discussion on development and financial planning for future RAD conversions.
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R13213 04.Housing Authority ResolutionReport from the Secretary-Executive Director

Minutes note: Mr. Pérez made note that Ken Barbeau, HACM’s Community Services Program Director, was able to establish a collaboration with the City of Milwaukee Health Department to address vaccinations of HACM residents. Mr. Perez noted that Lapham Park already had 43 HACM residents vaccinated as part of that collaboration. Mr. Pérez directed the Commissioners to a report from the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation’s (WWBIC) “Make Your Money Talk” program. Mr. Pérez stated, even in a pandemic, the program has successfully guided 12 individuals to homeownership in 2020. Chair Wagner thanked Mr. Pérez for his continued leadership and guidance.
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Minutes note: There being no further business, Commissioner Lloyd made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 2:25 p.m. Vice Chair Diaz 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