November 24, 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, November 28, 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. Approval of the minutes of the regular Board meeting held October 24, 2017 and the annual Board meeting held October 24, 2017. (For Possible Action)

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

  3. Reports on conferences and trainings. (Discussion)

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

  5. 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

  6. Consider adoption of Resolution 17-11-01 RH authorizing the Executive Director to enter into an interlocal agreement with the City of Reno pertaining to the donation of the 8th Street property located at 1035 8th Street, APN 008-164-20, being donated by the City of Reno to the RHA, to be utilized as a possible future affordable housing project. (For possible action)

  7. Discussion of a proposed process for reviewing and choosing a project or projects for the 8th Street property that may be conveyed to the RHA pursuant to a Memorandum of Understanding to be acted upon in item six (6) of this Agenda. The proposals considered through this evaluative process will be received pursuant to a request for proposals (RFP), to be posted for the property. The proposals to be reviewed must be consistent with the terms and conditions by which the City of Reno is making the property available to the RHA, as the RFP will make clear. The Board may choose to approve the proposed process, amend it and approve it, reject it and approve its own process as determined at the meeting of the Board, or take such other action as deemed appropriate based upon the discussion before the Board. (For Possible Action)

  8. Consider adoption of Resolution 17-11-02 RH authorizing the Executive Director to submit an application to the Washoe County HOME Consortium for funding under the Affordable Housing Municipal Loan Program to provide for the construction and development of affordable housing and related activities in connection with parcels 008-490-22, 008-490-23, 008-490-24, 008-490-13, 008-490-20, and 008-490-21 located at 1245 Hillboro Avenue, 1265 Hillboro Avenue, 1266 Hillboro Avenue, 1400 Sutro Street, 1202 Hillboro Avenue, and 1225 Hillboro Avenue respectively, referenced, collectively, as the Sutro lots. (For Possible Action)

  9. Consider adoption of Resolution 17-11-03 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)

  10. Consider adoption of Resolution 17-11-04 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)

  11. Consent Agenda. (All consent items may be approved together with a single motion, be taken out of order, and/or be heard and discussed individually. Items will be removed and considered separately at the request of the public or Board member.)

      a. Consider adoption of Resolution 17-11-05 RH approving the final budget revision and final performance and evaluation report for FY 2013 Capital Fund Program (CFP) NV39P001501-13. (For Possible Action)

      b. Consider adoption of Resolution 17-11-06 RH approving a budget revision and performance and evaluation report for FY 2014 Capital Fund Program (CFP) NV39P001501-14. (For Possible Action)

      c. Consider adoption of Resolution 17-11-07 RH approving a budget revision and performance and evaluation report for FY 2015 Capital Fund Program (CFP) NV39P001501-15. (For Possible Action)

      d. Consider adoption of Resolution 17-11-08 RH approving a budget revision and performance and evaluation report for FY 2016 Capital Fund Program (CFP) NV39P001501-16. (For Possible Action)

      e. Consider adoption of Resolution 17-11-09 RH approving a budget revision and performance and evaluation report for FY 2017 Capital Fund Program (CFP) NV39P001501-17. (For Possible Action)

    1. 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: December 19, 2017; January 23, 2018; and February 27, 2018. (For Possible Action)
    2. 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.

    3. 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 www.renoha.org and the State of Nevada Public Notification website http://notice.nv.gov/.

    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: Kathleen Merrill, Executive Administrative Assistant, Housing Authority of the City of Reno, 1525 East Ninth Street, Reno, Nevada, 89512, or by calling (775) 329-3630. Copies of supporting (not privileged and confidential) material provided to Board members may be obtained at the aforementioned address.







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    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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