Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, July 1, 2013
6:00 p.m.

Mammoth Lakes Housing Conference Room
587 Old Mammoth Rd.


I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call
Members present: Bill Taylor, Kirk Stapp, Rick Wood, and Larry Johnston
Member absent: Marianna Marysheva-Martinez
Staff present: Jennifer Halferty and Patricia Kent
Public present: Nancy Mahannah, Mono County Health Department

III. Public Comments
There were no public comments.

IV. Approval of Minutes from the June 3, 2013 BOD Meeting
Larry Johnston made a motion to approve the minutes with corrections suggested by Bill Taylor. Rick Wood seconded the motion for a 4-0 vote.

V. Review of No-Smoking Policy Work Program
The Board directed staff to see if the No-Smoking Policy Work Program would fit into this year’s work priorities. Nancy Mahannah commented that other cities and counties including Imperial, Fresno, and Bakersfield have already implemented no-smoking policies. She mentioned that there is a lot of technical assistance available. Nancy mentioned that she is conducting a survey throughout the Town and will email the MLH Board and staff the preliminary results. Staff will see if the work program fits into this year’s work priorities.

VI. Nomination and Potential Approval of New Board Members
The Board discussed the recruitment of potential new board members and will continue to seek new members.

VII. Discussion of the Aspen Village at Mammoth Creek #G-101 Sale Process
Jennifer Halferty explained the timeline regarding the sale process of unit #G-101. The Board asked staff to respond to the letter submitted by Karen Nelson.

VIII. Discussion of Town July 8 Strategic Planning Session
Rick Wood provided some insight into Town Council’s July 8 Strategic Planning Session. The Board provided information regarding the benefits of affordable housing programs and how they help individuals, local employers, the overall community, as well as the real estate market. Staff will prepare a housing programs fact sheet.

IX. Review and Possible Adoption of the Guidelines for Town of Mammoth Lakes Revolving Loan Fund (RLF)
Rick Wood motioned to approve the Guidelines for the RLF. Bill Taylor seconded the motion for a 3-0 vote.

X. Board Member Reports
Kirk Stapp mentioned that he spoke with Ted Carlton regarding housing programs. Bill Taylor reported on the housing articles in Mountain Town News and explained that it’s an excellent resource for news in other mountain communities.

XI. MLH Monthly Status Report
Jennifer Halferty provided an overview of MLH’s activities over the past month. She asked the Board to provide any comments on the organization’s draft 5-year contract work program deliverables within the next week.


XII. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8, the Board will hold a closed session to discuss property negotiations – Multiple Properties
There was no action taken.

XIII. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957, the Board will hold a closed session to discuss a Performance Evaluation, Title: Executive Director
There was no action taken.

XIV. Adjourn