HRA Minutes

June 3, 2008

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Housing and Redevelopment Authority was held June 3, 2008, at Hopkins City Hall. Present were Chairman Eugene Maxwell and Commissioners Rick Brausen, Kristi Halverson, Bruce Rowan and Cheryl Youakim. Also present were Executive Director Rick Getschow, Assistant Executive Director Kersten Elverum and City Attorney Jerry Steiner.

  1. Call To Order
    The meeting was called to order at 7:20 pm.
  2. Open Agenda/Public Comments
    None
  3. Consent Agenda
    1. Approve minutes of the May 6, 2008, regular meeting
    2. Approve disbursements through May 31, 2008
      Commissioner Rowan moved, Commissioner Halverson seconded, to approve the consent agenda. The motion was approved unanimously.
  4. New Business
    1. ITEM 2008-07  Award of contract for Dow Towers lobby and first floor hallway renovation
      Ms. Elverum explained that the HRA receives capital improvement funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development each year. It is being proposed that those funds be used to make lobby and first floor improvements at Dow Towers. Ms. Elverum detailed the proposed improvements.
          Four bids for the work were received; one was found to be incomplete and one, the low bidder, withdrew their bid. Crossroad Construction was determined to be the lowest responsible bidder at $60,635.
          Commissioner Brausen asked about the bid that was withdrawn, and Attorney Steiner explained the process.
      Commissioner Rowan moved, Commissioner Halverson seconded, to authorize execution of the contract with Crossroad Construction Inc. for the lobby and first floor renovation at Dow Towers. The motion was approved unanimously.
  5. Adjournment
    Commissioner Brausen moved, Commissioner Youakim seconded, to adjourn the meeting. The motion was approved unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:28 p.m.