Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, May 6, 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, and Larry Johnston
Members absent: Marianna Marysheva-Martinez and Rick Wood
Staff present: Jennifer Halferty and Patricia Kent
Public present: Leigh Gaasch

III. Public Comments
Leigh Gaasch voiced her concerns regarding the availability of the agenda packet. She is in support of a “No Smoking” policy because like many other people she is allergic to smoke and cigarette butts are the number one cause of fire. She had other complaints including too many cars, discarding electronic waste in dumpsters, and kids running around without helmets. She suggested that MLH play a more managerial role in the units in the Sierra Valley Sites.

IV. Discussion with Dr. Rick Johnson regarding Smoking Survey Results and No Smoking Policy
Dr. Rick Johnson, the Mono County Public Health Officer, gave an overview of the tenant survey results in which approximately 91% of tenants who responded answered that they would prefer a smoke-free building or have no preference. Staff was directed to do research regarding successful smoke-free policies which include cessation programs for smokers as well as research insurance costs.

V. Approval of Minutes from the April 2, 2013 BOD Meeting
Bill Taylor motioned to approve the minutes as presented. Kirk Stapp seconded the motion for a 3-0 vote.

VI. Approval of Minutes from the April 15, 2013 Special BOD Meeting
Larry Johnson motioned to approve the minutes as presented. Bill Taylor seconded the motion for a 3-0 vote.

VII. Nomination and Potential Approval of New Board Members
The group discussed the status of the CHDO application. Staff was given direction to wait 1 year to apply during which time the Articles of Incorporation and the Bylaws will be amended and ready.

VIII. Review of Draft Budget for Fiscal Year 2013-2014
Staff was directed to search for a local person to revamp the website.

IX. Review of Third Quarter 2012-2013 Financial Statements
The Board reviewed and discussed the statements.

X. Approval of Resolution Authorizing the Purchase of Deed Restricted Meridian Court Unit
Bill Taylor motioned to approve the resolution as presented. Larry Johnston seconded the motion for a 3-0 vote.

XI. Board Member Reports
Larry Johnston requested that the BOD take a field trip to visit the units in Town. Staff will set up a time.

XII. MLH Monthly Status Report
Jennifer Halferty explained that there is an option to buy another unit in Aspen Village. The BOD directed staff to proceed.


XIII. Closed Session- Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957, the Board Will Hold a Closed Session to Discuss the Status of the Executive Director position.
Kirk Stapp motioned to approve as corrected the Executive Director Employment Agreement and the Performance Objectives for Jennifer Halferty. Larry Johnston seconded the motion with a 3-0 vote.

XIV. Adjourn