HRA Minutes

January 5, 2016

A regular meeting of the Hopkins Housing and Redevelopment Authority was held January 5, 2016, at Hopkins City Hall.  Present were Chair Molly Cummings, Commissioners Katy Campbell, Jason Gadd, Kristi Halverson and Aaron Kuznia. Also present were Executive Director Mike Mornson, Executive Director Stacy Unowsky, Assistant Executive Director Kersten Elverum and City Attorney Scott Riggs.

I. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m.

II. CONSENT AGENDA

  1. Approve minutes of the December 1, 2015, regular meeting
  2. Approve disbursements through December 31, 2015
  3. Item HRA 2016-01 Adopt 2016 City Council meeting calendar for the HRA

Commissioner Gadd moved, Commissioner Campbell seconded, to approve the consent agenda. The motion was approved unanimously.

III. NEW BUSINESS

ITEM HRA 2016-02 Public hearing for Annual and Five-Year Plans for the HRA, adopt Resolution 508

Ms. Unowsky gave an overview of the plans.  Chair Cummings asked when federal funds would be certain.  Ms. Unowsky replied that typically they are available in the summer, but if delayed due to Congress and the upcoming election year, it could be later.

Chair Cummings opened the public hearing.  No one came forward to speak. Commissioner Halverson moved, Commissioner Kuznia seconded, to close the public hearing.  The motion was approved unanimously and the meeting closed.

Commissioner Gadd moved, Commissioner Halverson seconded, to adopt Resolution 508, authorizing approval of the PHA Annual Plan and the Five-Year Action Plan, and subsequent submission to HUD.  The motion was approved unanimously.

ITEM HRA 2016-03 Public hearing for acceptance and use of 2016 capital funds, adopt Resolution 509

Chair Cummings opened the public hearing. No one came forward to speak. Commissioner Gadd moved, Commissioner Kuznia seconded, to close the public hearing. The motion was approved unanimously and the meeting closed.

Commissioner Campbell moved, Commissioner Halverson seconded, to adopt Resolution 509, authorizing HRA Board and Executive Director to accept and use the 2016 Capital Funds.  The motion was approved unanimously.

IV. ADJOURNMENT

Commissioner Halverson moved, Commissioner Campbell seconded, to adjourn the meeting. The motion was approved unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:09 p.m.

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