HRA Minutes

August 18, 2009

A special meeting of the Hopkins Housing and Redevelopment Authority was held August 18, 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, Public Housing Manager Stacy Unowsky and City Attorney Jerry Steiner.

  1. Call to Order
    The meeting was called to order at 7:15 p.m.
  2. New Business
    1. ITEM 2009-08 Sub-recipient agreement - 2009 Hennepin County CDBG Stimulus Program
      Ms. Unowsky gave a brief overview of this item.
         Commissioner Rowan moved, Commissioner Youakim seconded, to adopt Resolution 462, approving the use of the 2009 Urban Hennepin County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Stimulus Program Funding and authorizing the submittal of the Subrecipient Agreements with Hennepin County. The motion was approved unanimously.
    2. ITEM 2009-09 Award contract for 2009 Dow Towers Landscape Project
      Commissioner Halverson moved, Commissioner Rowan seconded, to adopt Resolution 463, awarding the contract to L & R Suburban Landscaping Inc. for the landscape project at Dow Towers. The motion was approved unanimously.
    3. ITEM 2009-10 Award contract for 2009 Dow Towers Generator Replacement Project
      Mayor Maxwell asked about re-use of the generator. Ms. Unowsky indicated she would look into possible re-use.
         Commissioner Youakim moved, Commissioner Brausen seconded, to adopt Resolution 464, awarding the contract to Allied Electrical contractors, Inc., for the generator replacement project at Dow Towers.  The motion was approved unanimously.
  3. Adjournment
    Commissioner Brausen moved, Commissioner Rowan seconded, to adjourn the meeting.  The motion was approved unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:40 p.m.