HRA Minutes

March 19, 2013

A special meeting of the Hopkins Housing and Redevelopment Authority
was held March 19, 2013, at Hopkins City Hall. Present were Chairman Eugene Maxwell, Board Members Molly Cummings, Jason Gadd, Kristi Halverson and Cheryl Youakim. Also present were Executive Director Mike Mornson, Executive Director/Public Housing Manager Stacy Unowsky and Assistant Executive Director Kersten Elverum.


  1. The meeting was called to order at 7:03 pm.


  1. ITEM 2013-01 HRA Operating Budget for fiscal year 4/1/13 through

    Ms. Unowsky presented the proposed budget for FY 4/1/13 through
    3/31/14. She explained that the HRA has not been notified of the
    operating subsidy amount, and it’s uncertain when the HRA will be
    notified of the allocation.

    Chairman Maxwell asked what reductions were made to the budget.
    Ms. Unowsky explained that the decreased federal funding has
    primarily resulted in reductions in maintenance staff hours.

    Board Member Gadd asked why the income has decreased. Ms. Unowsky indicated it is largely due to the loss of antennae leases.

    Commissioner Cummings moved, Commissioner Halverson seconded, to adopt Resolution 492, approving the Operating Budget for the period ending 3/31/14. The motion was approved unanimously.


  1. Commissioner Gadd moved, Commissioner Youakim seconded, to
    adjourn the meeting. The motion was approved unanimously. The
    meeting adjourned at 7:10 pm.

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