May 22, 2017
RENO HOUSING AUTHORITY | Serving Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County

Board Meetings

The Housing Authority of the City of Reno (Authority) will conduct a public meeting:

Meeting Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Place: Authority Board Room, 1525 East Ninth Street, Reno, NV 89512

Below is the agenda of all items scheduled to be considered. At the discretion of the chairperson or the Board, items on the agenda may be taken out of the order; the Board may combine two or more agenda items for consideration; and the Board may remove an item from the agenda or delay discussion relating to an item on the agenda at any time.

  1. Consider recognition of Certificates of Posting Notice. (For Possible Action)

  2. Approval of the minutes of the regular Board meeting held April 25, 2017 and the special Board meeting held May 9, 2017. (For Possible Action)

  3. Receive Commissioner's Reports regarding routine matters not otherwise requiring separate consideration. (Discussion)

  4. Reports on conferences and trainings. (Discussion)

  5. Receive regular Financial Reports for the current period. (Discussion)

  6. Receive Executive Director/Secretary's Report. (Discussion)

    1. Update on MTW Activities
    2. Update on Housing Choice Voucher Program / Public Housing
    3. Update on Resident Services, FSS Program and youth activities
    4. Update on modernization activities
    5. Update on other Authority activities
    6. Update on Strategic Plan

  7. Discussion of the Board to assign one Board of Commissioner to participate in the interview panel for potential architect services for future development of RHA owned properties. Possible assignment of Commissioner to panel or other action of the Board. (For Possible Action)

  8. Discussion of the Board to identify the type of housing opportunities within the community that would most benefit the area’s housing shortage of affordable housing utilizing the proceeds of the sale of 4th Street and 3rd Street lots and the Jacobs Entertainment donation. Direction by Board to staff. (For Possible Action)

  9. Discussion of the Board to identify public and private community partnerships to aid the Authority in the process of identifying perspective affordable housing opportunities within the community. Direction by Board to staff. (For Possible Action)

  10. Discussion of the Board to develop an emergency relocation program for individuals being displaced and identify Authority resources to be used to fund such program. Direction by Board to staff. (For Possible Action)

  11. Receive Report of Legal Counsel: Review by the Housing Authority’s legal counsel of the work performed on behalf of the Housing Authority during the reporting period which generally runs from the date of the last Board meeting to the present. (Discussion)

  12. Consider adoption of Resolution 17-05-03 RH approving revisions to the Housing Authority of the City of Reno’s Administrative Plan for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Project Based Voucher and Moderate Rehabilitation. (For Possible Action)

  13. Consider adoption of Resolution 17-05-04 RH approving revisions to the Housing Authority of the City of Reno’s Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy of Public Housing Units. (For Possible Action)

  14. Consider adoption of Resolution 17-05-05 RH approving the Operating budget for year ending June 30, 2018. (For Possible Action)

  15. Additional items:
    1. General matters of concern to Board Members regarding matters not appearing on the Agenda. (Discussion)
    2. Old and New Business. (Discussion)
    3. Schedule of next meeting. The following dates have been scheduled in advance but are subject to change at any time: June 27, 2017; July 25, 2017; and August 22, 2017. (For Possible Action)
  16. Public Comment. The opportunity for public comment is reserved for any matter within the jurisdiction of the Board. No action on such an item may be taken by the Board unless and until the matter has been noticed as an action item. Comment from the public is limited to three minutes per person.

  17. Adjournment. (For Possible Action)

Reasonable efforts will be made to assist and accommodate members of the public who are disabled and wish to attend these meetings. This meeting room is accessible to the disabled. If requested by Friday before the meeting, a sign language interpreter for the hearing impaired may be made available (phone 329-3630, ext. 214). The RHA TTY/TDD/voice phone line is (775) 331-5138.

This agenda has been posted at Tom Sawyer Village, 2565 Tom Sawyer Drive - Silverada Manor Community Building, 1400 Silverada Boulevard - Stead Manor, 4932 Bravo Avenue - Hawk View Apartments, 1548 Steelwood Lane - Essex Manor, 7760 Carlyle Drive - Myra Birch Manor, 3585 Mazzone Avenue, Apt A - John McGraw Court/Silver Sage Court, 2455 Orovada Boulevard - Reno City Hall meeting notice board, One East First Street - Sparks City Hall meeting notice board, 431 Prater Way - Washoe County Administrative Building meeting notice board, 1001 E. 9th St. - Housing Authority of the City of Reno Administrative Office, 1525 East Ninth Street; and further in compliance with NRS 241.020, this agenda has been posted on the official website for the Housing Authority of the City of Reno and the State of Nevada Public Notification website

According to the provisions of NRS 241.020(5), a copy of supporting (not privileged and confidential) material provided to Board members may be obtained upon request made to: Housing Authority of the City of Reno, 1525 East Ninth Street, Reno, Nevada, 89512, or by calling (775) 329-3630.

Section 504 Notice of Nondiscrimination
It is the policy and intention of the Housing Authority of the City of Reno to comply in all of its policies and procedures affecting all of its programs and activities, including employment and housing, with all federal, state, and local regulations, prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, family status or disabilities. As part of this compliance RHA has a reasonable accommodation/reasonable modification policy for persons with disabilities. RHA will not directly or through contractual licensing or other arrangements permit or engage in such discrimination in its federally assisted programs and activities.
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