HOUSING AND COMMUNITY

SERVICES AGENCY

December 17, 2008

8:30 a.m.

Commissioners' Conference Room

APPROVED 3/4/2009

 

Commissioner Faye Stewart presided with Commissioners Bill Dwyer, Bobby Green, Sr. and Peter Sorenson present.  Bill Fleenor  was present via video conference.  Joe Ingram was present via speakerphone,.  DeWanda  McKinley was excused.  County Administrator Jeff Spartz, County Counsel Liane Richardson and Recording Secretary Melissa Zimmer were also present.

 

1. PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

None.

 

2. COMMISSIONERS' REMONSTRANCE

 

Sorenson commented that he has been trying to follow the activities of the new administration on housing issues.  He hoped the problems they have had with a long waiting list will be alleviated with federal assistance.  He hoped they could make good on their overall objectives of family wage jobs and doing what they can on green building.

 

3. CONSENT CALENDAR

 

a. Approval of Minutes

 

b. ORDER 08-12-17-1H/In the Matter of Accepting a Bid and Awarding a Contract for Purchase of Vinyl Replacement Windows, Weatherization of Homes Project, 09-M-0009.

 

MOTION: to approve the Consent Calendar.

 

Dwyer MOVED, Green SECONDED.

 

VOTE: 6-0.

 

4. REGULAR BUSINESS

 

a. ORDER 08-12-17-2H/In the Matter of Approving Contracts 09-P-0014 (Architectural Services) and 09-C-013 (Construction Management/General Contractor Services) for the Roosevelt Crossing Transitional Housing Project in Eugene.

 

Jim McCoy, HACSA, reported that this is for transitional housing with Sponsors, Inc.  He said they were successful in receiving credits and other subsidizes and they are moving forward with the project.  He indicated that they are formalizing their relationship with the development team.

 

MOTION: to approve ORDER 08-12-17-2H.

 

Dwyer MOVED, Green SECONDED.

 

VOTE: 6-0.

 

b. ORDER 08-12-17-3H/In the Matter of Authorizing the Executive Director or Deputy Director to Acquire the Site and Improvements Located at 337 Iowa Street in Eugene to Further the Development of Transitional Housing.

 

McCoy indicated that this project allows them to acquire a parcel located directly behind and adjacent to the existing parcel.  He said they had previously acquired two vacant parcels that are close, but not contiguous.  He said the intent is to construct a warehouse that would be used for program services for Sponsors.  He indicated with the purchase of the parcel comes a warehouse in good condition and no environmental problems.   He said that it relieves them the cost of putting in sewer and water connection down Highway 99.  He added that Sponsors was interested in acquiring the two vacant parcels from them for future use of the project.

 

MOTION: to approve ORDER 08-12-17-3H

 

Dwyer MOVED, Green SECONDED.

 

VOTE: 6-0.

 

5. EXECUTIVE SESSION as per ORS 192.660

 

None.

 

 

There being no further business, Commissioner Stewart adjourned the meeting at 9:10 a.m.

 

Melissa Zimmer

Recording Secretary