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HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO Minutes of Commission Meeting Thursday, April 08 , 2010

440 Turk Street San Francisco, California

A Regular meeting of the Housing Authority Commission of the City and County of San Francisco met at 440 Turk Street, San Francisco, California, on Thursday, April 08, 2010, at 4:00 p.m. President Brown called the meeting to order at 4:07 p.m. 1.


Rev. Amos Brown, President Neola Gans, Vice President George Brown, Commissioner Jane Hsu, Commissioner Millard Larkin, Commissioner Matthew Schwartz, commissioner Dwayne Jones, Commissioner

NOT PRESENT: A quorum was present. ALSO PRESENT:


Mr. Henry A. Alvarez, Executive Director Mr. Roger Crawford, Special Assistant to the Executive Director

APPROVAL OF AGENDA Vice President Gans motioned to approve the agenda. Commissioner Jones seconded the motion. The agenda was approved unanimously.


GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS/ REPORT OF SECRETARY Henry Alvarez, Executive Director informed the Commission that they could find routine information from SFHA staff as well as pertinent information from HUD in their Commission binder.


COMMITTEE REPORTS There were no Committee Reports.



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Mr. Roger Crawford, Acting Director of Human Resources informed the Commission that there would be a Closed Session to discuss the extension of the Executive Directors contract, labor negotiations and pending litigation. 6.

TENANT REPRESENTATIVE REPORT Dorothy Ramey, President of CCSD reported on several issues including finances and a requested auditors report. Kimberly Hill-Brown, was not present at the meeting. Ramona Collie reported in her absence on issues surrounding PHTA, including training and elections.


PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS There were no public comments on agenda items.


UNFINISHED BUSINESS There was no unfinished business.



All matters listed hereunder constitute a Consent Agenda, are considered to be routine by the San Francisco Housing Authority Board and will be acted upon by a single vote of the Authority Board. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a member of the Authority Board so request, in which event the matter shall be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered as a separate item.


1. [Midnight Basketball League] An Informational Presentation was presented by Tim Larsen, Assistant General Counsel with Lawrence C. Gray, Jr., CEO of Midnight Basketball Leagues. 2. [Authorization for Executive Director to Submit PHAS Certification for FY 2009] Anthony Ihejeto, Director of Public Housing Operations presented this Resolution. This Resolution, the SFHA will enable the Executive Director to submit the PHAS report to HUD and meet the PHAS submission requirement for FY 2009. HUD requires all housing authorities to submit a PHAS self-certification

Commission Meeting Minutes April 08, 2010 Page 3 for the fiscal year 2009 (the period October 1, 2008 to September 30, 2009). There have been proposed changes to the PHAS to be on an AMP basis but HUD has not finalized the format for FY 2009 so they have reverted back the old agency-wide self-certification approach. The objective is for San Francisco Housing Authority to self-certify itself in the following six (6) indicators. Vacant Unit Turnaround, Capital Fund, Work Orders, Annual Inspection, Security, Economic Self-Sufficiency. Commissioner Jones motioned to approve this Resolution. Commissioner Schwartz seconded the motion. This Resolution was approved unanimously. 10.

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA Public Comments were heard by the following: Jenny Riggs Deva Youngblood


COMMISSIONERS COMMENTS AND REPORTS There were no Commissioner Comments and Reports.


CLOSED SESSION A Closed Session was scheduled with the Executive Director and Agency Counsel under Government Code Section 54957(b)(1), 54956.9, 54957.6 to update the Commission on personnel issues, pending litigation and labor negotiations. The Commission went into Closed Session at 4:52 p.m.


ADJOURNMENT There being no further business to come before the Commission, President Larkin motioned to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Jones seconded the motion. Vice President Gans adjourned the Commission Meeting of April 08, 2010, at 6:48 p.m.

Henry A. Alvarez, Secretary/ Executive Director

Rev. Amos Brown, President


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