Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, September 17, 2018
Meeting at 2 p.m.



I. Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 2:05 PM.

II. Roll Call
Members present: Tom Hodges, Jiselle Kenny, Kirk Stapp, John Wentworth, Stacy Corless (arrived at 2:19 PM)
Members absent: Lindsay Barksdale, Zoraya Cruz
Staff: Patricia Robertson, Executive Director

III. Public Comments
Sandy Hogan commented that she thought the joint meeting with Town Council on 9/10 was very productive and positive.

Patricia Robertson, Executive Director, commented that HOME funding is available for down payment assistance for eligible low income households within the Town of Mammoth Lakes.

She explained that she has been attending the Housing Summit steering committee meetings and that the Board is invited to participate in the Summit which will take place November 2-4 at Eagle Lodge.

She also announced that the HOME application for the conversion of the commercial property at 238 Sierra Manor Road passed the threshold round and will move into the scoring round next. Awards should be made in December.

IV. Recruitment of the Grant and Financial Associate position
Patricia Robertson, Executive Director, walked the Board through the job description and the salary range. She has been in contact with the Town’s HR department regarding the hiring time line and salary range. She noted that the top end of the salary range was in line with the adopted budget. The timeline for an expected hire date is by December 3rd.

The Board discussed the position in regards to the Housing Action Plan and the current contract with the Town of Mammoth Lakes.

V. MLH Board to identify its designated representative(s) for negotiations regarding employee matters pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
Patricia Robertson, Executive Director, explained that this was an action item for the Board to identify the designated representatives. The designated representatives should include less than a quorum of the Board. The full MLH Board will give direction to the representatives to negotiate with the Executive Director. Kirk Stapp made a motion to appoint Lindsay Barksdale and Jiselle Kenny to be the designated representatives. Tom Hodges seconded the motion. The motion passed 5-0.


VI. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8, the Board will hold a closed session to discuss property negotiations and possible staff directions and/or action – APN 033-112-039-000

Property: 61 Callahan Way, #G-3
Negotiating Parties: Patricia Robertson representing MLH (prospective buyer);
Amanda Lamberth (Owner)
Under Negotiation: Terms of sale

VII. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 the Board shall hold a closed session with the Board’s designated representative(s) regarding the salaries, salary schedules, or compensation paid in the form of fringe benefits of its unrepresented employees and may include discussion of MLH’s available funds and funding priorities, but only insofar as these discussions relate to providing instructions to the local agency’s designated representative(s). The purpose of this is to review MLH’s position and instructing MLH’s designated representative(s).

Announcement of action taken in closed session:

VI. The Board directed staff to work with the owner of G-3 to maintain the deed restriction.
VII. The Board directed its designated representations regarding the salary and benefits of the Executive Director.

VIII. Adjourn: The meeting was adjourned at 3:16 PM.