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December 2020 Minutes

LITTLE RIVER COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY QUARTERLY BOARD MEETING
Thursday, December 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

The Quarterly meeting of the Board of Commissioners of Little River County Housing Authority was held on Thursday, December 10, 2020 @2:00 pm via Zoom meeting platform.

Members present: Vice-Chair Barbara Brown, Commissioner Britney Pulliam, Commissioner Anthony Nelson, Resident Commissioner Amanda Johnson and Secretary Denise Riley.

Members absent:(1) Chairman Joel D. Adams

ITEM I) Meeting was called to order by Vice-Chair Barbara Brown.

ITEM II) Roll call by Secretary Denise Riley

ITEM III) Approval of Meeting Agenda: Meeting agenda was mailed to all Board members for review and comments prior to the meeting. A motion was made by Commissioner Amanda Johnson to approve the meeting agenda. Seconded by Commissioner  Britney  Pulliam.  All were in favor. Motion carried.

ITEM IV) Reading and approval of Previous Minutes: Minutes of the previous meeting were mailed to all Board members for review prior to the meeting. A motion was made by Commissioner Amanda Johnson to accept the previous minutes. Seconded by Commissioner Anthony Nelson. All were in favor. Motion carried.

ITEM V) Board Meeting Dates for 2021: Board meeting dates for 2021 were mailed to all  Board members for review prior to the meeting. We discussed having more meetings via Zoom instead of meeting in person. A motion was made by Commissioner Amanda Johnson to accept Board meeting dates for 2021. Seconded by Commissioner Britney Pulliam. All were in favor. Motion carried.

ITEM VI) Approval of Public Housing Flat Rents for 2021: New Flat Rent schedules were mailed to all Board members for review prior to the meeting. A motion was made by Commissioner Amanda Johnson to approve new Flat Rent schedules for Public Housing. Seconded by Commissioner Anthony Nelson. All were in favor. Motion carried.

ITEM VII) Approval of New Payment Standard Schedule for HCV: A new Payment Standard schedule was mailed to all Board members for review prior to the meeting. A motion was made by Commissioner Britney Pulliam to approve new Payment Standard schedule for the HCV program. Seconded by Commissioner Amanda Johnson. All were in favor. Motion carried.

Financial Reports: Financial reports were mailed to all Board member for review prior to the meeting.

Management Reports: Secretary Denise Riley gave a report on vacancies, delinquent rents, outstanding work orders, HCV vouchers leased up, how many are on the street and HAP payment increases due to Coronavirus pandemic.

ITEM VII) New Business:

  1. Denise Riley mailed a copy of the results from the Compliance Monitoring Review by the HUD Field Office in Little Rock to all Board members along with Housing Authority responses. Vice-Chair Barbara Brown asked if the Lead-based paint finding had been satisfied. Ms. Riley informed the Board that the PHA had a Lead-based paint assessment performed in 1996 but it has been misplaced. If she doesn't find it, she will have another assessment done.

Having no more business, Commissioner Amanda Johnson made a motion to adjourn. Seconded by Commissioner Brittni Pulliam. All were in favor. Meeting was adjourned.

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We provide housing without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, physical or mental handicap, familial status, national origin, or other protected class. To file a complaint of discrimination, write HUD Director, Office of Civil Rights, 451 7th Street S.W., Washington, D.C. 20410 or call Customer Service at (202) 708-1112 (voice) or (202) 708-1455 (TTY). HUD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
In accordance with federal law and United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex or familial status. To file a complaint of discrimination, write HUD Director, Office of Civil Rights, 451 7th Street S.W., Washington, DC 20410, or call (202) 708-1112 (voice) or (202) 708-1455 (TDD).