Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, January 3, 2011
6:00 p.m.

Mammoth Lakes Housing Conference Room
587 Old Mammoth Rd.


I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call
Members: Bill Taylor, Byng Hunt, Jim Smith for Rusty Gregory, Kirk Stapp, Rick Wood, Rob Clark Members absent: Sandra Facincani
Staff present: Jennifer Halferty, Pam Hennarty
Public: Ron Cohen

III. Public Comments

IV. Approval of Minutes from the December 6, 2010 BOD Meeting
Minutes were approved as presented with the motion made by Byng Hunt, Bill Taylor second and all were in favor.

V. Approval of Minutes from the December 13, 2010 Special BOD Meeting
Minutes were approved as presented with the motion made by Bill and second by Jim Smith with all in favor.

VI. Review of Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Audit- Cont. from December
The Board reviewed and discussed the audit. Motion was made for approval by Jim Smith, second by Byng with all in favor.

VII. Review and Approval of Strategic Plan- Cont. from December
Kirk Stapp questioned whether the Town’s current Hot Creek Lawsuit would have any impact on the organization’s strategic plan. The board agreed the ruling did not, as any changes would be speculative at this time. Jim motioned to approve the 2010 MLH Strategic Plan, Byng second with all in favor.

VIII. Discussion of MLH’s Role in the Development of Town Policy
Pam recapped that the December 8, 2010 Planning Commission meeting went well. Commissioner Elizabeth Tenney requested that MLH be involved in the process with the Town.

Rob Clark requested that we have the Town staff give a presentation to the MLH Board on the process to be undertaken in updating the Town’s housing ordinance.

IX. Resolution Approving the Formation of Sierra Housing Advocates, LLC
Rob made a motion to approve both resolutions on tonight’s agenda, Byng second and all were in favor.

X. Resolution Authorizing Executive Director to Act on Behalf of SHA, LLC in the Purchase of Real Property

XI. Review of Proposals for Housing Needs Assessment
Three responses to the RFP were receive, one of them right before the meeting. Staff would like time to review the proposals and come back at the February meeting with a recommendation.

XII. Board Member Reports
Jim reported that MMSA has been busy over the past holidays with several days of over 20,000 skier visits.

XIII. Executive Director’s Report
a. General
o MLH is working with Greg Jennison on the leaks at Aspen Village Condos. The roofs are being shoveled to break up ice dams. Jim Smith would like for more to be done and in a more forceful manner with Neubauer – Jennison. Ron Cohen, Aspen Village Condo homeowner, spoke to his concern about the possible use of heat tape. He is planning to have an independent roofer come look at the roofs.
o Part of the Strategic Plan states that staff would become HUD approved counselors. Training for part of that process is in LA the last week of February 2011.There was Board consensus on the training and authorized staff to proceed.
b. Aspen Village Sales Updates
o There have been no sales and some showings.


XIV. Pursuant to Government Code Section 24956.8, the Board will hold a closed session to discuss property negotiations- Multiple Properties
No action taken.

XV. Adjourn