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04-24-1996Spec w I MINUTES OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF 2 THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY 3 OF LAS CRUCES BOARD HELD ON 4 APRIL 24, 1996 5 6 The Board Meeting of the Housing Authority of the City of Las Cruces was held at 4:15 7 8 p.m. at 926 S. San Pedro, in the City of Las Cruces, State of New Mexico. 9 10 1. Roll Call. ll 12 The meeting was called to order by Lorraine R. Gutierrez, Chairperson. 13 14 MEMBERS: Lorraine R. Gutierrez, Chairperson 15 Daniel V. De La 0, Commissioner 16 Trevas Y. Ryan, Commissioner 17 Frances F. Williams, Commissioner 18 19 ABSENT: Alice E. Holmes, Commissioner 20 (excused) 21 22 OTHERS: Andrew T. Holguin, Interim Exe. Director 23 Caroline Velarde, Executive Secretary 24 Sharon Hansen, Accountant 25 26 2. Discussion on the HACLC budget. 27 28 Ms. Hansen presented the proposed operating budget for fiscal year 1997 to the Board. 29 The budget was reviewed program. It was noted that the budget did not include 30 modernization or the Community Activities Program which gets its funding from drug 31 elimination grants. Ms. Hansen explained that the HACLC's HUD Conventional 32 operating subsidy may be between 90% to 80%. It is not certain at this time how much 33 the agency can expect to receive for the Conventional Program. A three percent (3%) 34 cost of living adjustment increase was also figured into the budget. 35 Chairperson Gutierrez entertained a motion to approve the 1997 operating budget as 36 presented. So moved by Commissioner Williams. Seconded by Commissioner De La 37 0. Chairperson Gutierrez took a vote for approval: 38 Commissioner De La 0 voted in favor. 39 Commissioner Ryan voted in favor. 40 Commissioner Williams voted in favor. 41 Motion carried. 42 43 9 1 1 44 3. Discussion regarding limited personnel matters. 45 Chairperson Gutierrez entertained a motion to go into closed session at 5:10 p.m. So 46 moved by Commissioner De La 0. Seconded by Commissioner Williams. Chairperson 47 Gutierrez took a vote for approval: 48 Commissioner De La 0 voted in favor. 49 Commissioner Ryan voted in favor. 50 Commissioner Williams voted in favor. 51 Motion carried. 52 Chairperson Gutierrez entertained a motion to reconvene into open session at 6:05 53 p.m. So moved by Commissioner Williams. Seconded by Commissioner Ryan. 54 Chairperson Gutierrez took a vote for approval: 55 Commissioner De La 0 voted in favor. 56 Commissioner Ryan voted in favor. 57 Commissioner Williams voted in favor. 58 Motion carried. 59 The Board wanted to change two positions in housing management to indicate that 60 there is a Section 8 Senior Housing Counselor and the other a Senior Housing 61 Counselor. 62 Chairperson Gutierrez entertained a motion instructing Mr. Holguin to add to the job 63 description the duties of the Senior Housing Counselors and implement them according 64 to the HACLC's personnel policies and procedures. So moved by Commissioner 65 Williams. Seconded by Commissioner Ryan. Chairperson Gutierrez took a vote for 66 approval: 67 Commissioner De La 0 voted in favor. 68 Commissioner Ryan voted in favor. 69 Commissioner Williams voted in favor. 70 Motion carried. 71 Chairperson Gutierrez entertained a motion to approve retaining Mr. Neil Weinbrenner, 72 an attorney for the purpose of setting an appointment for a legal opinion in order to 73 respond to a request made by the Las Cruces Sun-News. 10 74 Chairperson Gutierrez took a vote for approval: 75 Commissioner De La 0 opposed. 76 Commissioner Ryan voted in favor. 77 Commissioner Williams voted in favor. 78 Motion carried. 79 4. Recommendations and Comments by Board Members. 80 No recommendations or comments were made by the commissioners. 81 5. Other Business. 82 No other business was brought before the Board. 83 6. Adjournment. 84 Chairperson Gutierrez entertained a motion for adjournment. So moved by 85 Commissioner Williams. Seconded by Commissioner De La 0. Chairperson Gutierrez 86 took a vote for approval: 87 Commissioner De La 0 voted in favor. 88 Commissioner Ryan voted in favor. 89 Commissioner Williams voted in favor. 90 Motion carried. 91 Adjournment 6:15 p.m. 92 SEAL APPROVED BY, 41 YNE'Q� 93 r A o 94 f ►7M t Lai-�-�� 953xtw b•,tx+eo •s` Lorraine R. Gutierrez, Chairperso 96 97 p 98 99 100 SUBMITTED BY, 101 102 103 104 105 Andrew T. Holguin, Int m Executive Director 106 107 11