HRA Minutes

October 4, 2011

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Housing and Redevelopment Authority was held October 4, 2011, 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 Mike Mornson, Assistant Executive Director Kersten Elverum and City Attorney Jerry Steiner.

  1. CALL TO ORDER
    The meeting was called to order at 7:26 p.m.
  2. OPEN AGENDA – PUBLIC COMMENTS
    No one from the public came forward to speak.
  3. CONSENT AGENDA
    1. Approve minutes of the September 6, 2011, regular meeting
    2. Approve disbursements through September 30, 2011

      Commissioner Rowan moved, Commissioner Brausen seconded, to approve the consent agenda. The motion was approved unanimously.
  4. NEW BUSINESS
    1. ITEM 2011-15 Renewal of General Liability and Property
      Insurance

      Finance Director Christine Harkess recommended renewal of the general liability and property insurance and not waiving the statutory tort liability limits. She indicated that this action will save money in premium costs and potentially in lawsuit costs. Chairman Maxwell asked about changes; Ms. Harkess explained they were minimal. Commissioner Rowan moved,

      Commissioner Halverson seconded, to approve renewal of the LMCIT Insurance Policy for the HRA and to not waive the statutory tort liability limits to the extent of the coverage purchased. 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 7:29 p.m.