Board of Commissioners Meeting Agenda for December 2014

12 S. 23rd St.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2014, at 3 p.m.

A. Call to Order - Lynette M. Brown-Sow, Chair of the Board of Commissioners, The Philadelphia Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

B. Remarks - Lynette M. Brown-Sow, Chair of the Board of Commissioners and Kelvin A. Jeremiah, President & CEO

C. Approval of Minutes of the Board Meeting held November 20, 2014, as distributed.

D. New Business

  1. Resolution adopting the Comprehensive Financial Report of the Philadelphia Housing Authority for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014
  2. Resolution authorizing a contract with Betty the Caterer, Inc. for catered meal services for seniors
  3. Resolution authorizing contracts for environmental consulting services, for asbestos and indoor air quality testing, with USA Environmental Management, Inc. and Health & Safety Services, Inc.
  4. Resolution authorizing a contract for pension plan auditing services with SB and Company
  5. Resolution authorizing the repurchase of first-time homebuyer homes in cases of default
  6. Resolution authorizing contracts for unit-based (also known as project-based) vouchers with Achieveability; Presby's Inspired Life (Witherspoon Senior Apts.); Presby's Inspired Life (Cantrell Place); Project HOME, Impact Services, Inc.; St. Ignatius Nursing and Rehab Center; New Courtland; and HELP Philadelphia V
  7. Resolution authorizing the Philadelphia Housing Authority to submit its Moving to Work ("MTW") Annual Plan ("Plan") for Fiscal Year Sixteen to the U.S. Department Of Housing And Urban Development ("HUD") and to take all actions to obtain HUD approval and implement
    the plan
  8. Resolution authorizing a ground lease with Pennrose Properties, LLC. for the development of approximately 2.2 acres of vacant land within the Falls Ridge community
  9. Resolution authorizing the adoption of a five-year Strategic Directions Plan for the Philadelphia Housing Authority 

E. Public Comment Period