HRA Minutes

May 19, 2009

A special meeting of the Hopkins Housing and Redevelopment Authority was held May 19, 2009, 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 7:25 p.m.
  2. Consent Agenda
    1. ITEM 2009-06  Amend Mortgage Agreement – Marketplace & Main
    2. ITEM 2009-07  Amend Option Agreement - Marketplace & Main    
      Commissioner Rowan moved, Commissioner Brausen seconded, to approve the consent agenda.  The motion was approved unanimously.
  3. New Business
    1. ITEM 2009-05  Approve Public Housing Assessment System
      Ms. Elverum gave an overview of this item. The Assessment is a comprehensive tool that measures a public housing agency with standards based on four indicators:  physical condition; financial condition; management operations; and resident service and satisfaction. The assessment is done every other year. Ms. Elverum stated that Hopkins has received a High Performer rating in the past and that is the goal again this year.

      Commissioner Youakim moved, Commissioner Halverson seconded, to adopt Resolution 461, authorizing the submission of the Public Housing Assessment System Management Certification. The motion was approved unanimously.
  4. Adjournment
    Commissioner Rowan moved, Commissioner Halverson seconded, to adjourn the meeting.  The motion was approved unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.