HRA Minutes

September 19, 2017: Special Meeting

A special meeting of the Hopkins Housing and Redevelopment Authority was held September 19, 2017, at Hopkins City Hall. Present were Chair Molly Cummings, Commissioners Katy Campbell, Jason Gadd, Kristi Halverson and Aaron Kuznia. Also present were Executive Directors Mike Mornson and Stacy Unowsky and Assistant Executive Director Kersten Elverum.

I. CALL TO ORDER

Chair Cummings called the meeting to order at 7 p.m.

II. NEW BUSINESS

ITEM 2017-05 Joint Powers Agreement with State of Minnesota, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and Hopkins HRA
Ms. Unowsky explained that five-year renewal of the agreement allows the HRA, through the Hopkins Police Department, continued access to necessary databases and network services to perform its job.
Commissioner Campbell moved, Commissioner Halverson seconded, to adopt Resolution 520, approving the State of Minnesota, Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Joint Powers Agreement with the Hopkins HRA. The motion was approved unanimously.


ITEM 2017-06 Updated VAWA Policies in the HRA Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy
Ms. Unowsky explained that the HRA had a policy in place, but the changes are mandated by HUD. The updated policy reflects the required changes and offers additional protections to applicants and residents.
Commissioner Gadd moved, Commissioner Kuznia seconded, to adopt Resolution 521, authorizing approval of the revised Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy. The motion was approved unanimously.

III. ADJOURNMENT

Commissioner Kuznia moved, Commissioner Campbell seconded, to adjourn the meeting. The motion was approved unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:04 p.m.

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