MINUTES OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA HOUSING AUTHORITY OF
THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA FOR MEETING
HELD ON TUESDAY EVENING, MAY 21, 2013

 

 

     The City of Santa Clara Housing Authority of the City of Santa Clara met at 6:00 pm, on the above mentioned date, for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room for a Conference with Legal Counsel-Anticipated Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Potential initiation of litigation:  1 potential case (Housing Authority Counsel – 05/17/13).

 

 

 

     The Housing Authority then met at 10:37 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.

 

 

 

     Present:  Housing Authority Commissioners Debi Davis, Lisa M. Gillmor, Patrick Kolstad, Patricia M. Mahan, Jerry Marsalli and Teresa O’Neill and Chairperson Jamie L. Matthews. 

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and carried with Kolstad abstaining (not present at the meeting), that the Minutes for the meeting of April 23, 2013 be adopted as written.

 

 

 

     Earlier in the evening, as a Special Order of Business, the Mayor/Chairperson opened a Joint City Council/Sports and Open Space Authority/Housing Authority/Stadium Authority and Successor Agency to the City of Santa Clara Redevelopment Agency Study Session to review the proposed Operating Budget, Five Year Financial Plan and Municipal Fee Schedule for Fiscal Year 2013-14. The City Manager/Contract Administrator/ Executive Director/Executive Officer introduced the item and made introductory remarks.  He stated that the proposed budget is a balanced budget and that the City is experiencing a tremendous amount of economic development.  He spoke regarding the current development projects, including Santa Clara/Levi’s Stadium hosting Super Bowl L (50) in February 2016.  The Director of Finance/Director of Finance, SOSA/Housing Authority Treasurer/ Finance Director/Treasurer/Auditor for Stadium Authority summarized his memos (05/14/13 and 05/21/13) and gave an electronic presentation, which provided highlights of the State budget impacts and reserve status.  He then reviewed the dissolution of the Redevelopment Agency and the serious financial concern over the next few years, with $13.4 million in General Fund lease revenues at risk.  He reviewed the proposed Annual Budget totaling $640.6 million, including position changes, General Fund revenues, and reserve status.  He gave an update to the Five-Year Plan 2014-15 through 2018-19 and the Enterprise Fund.  He also reviewed the Successor Agency, Housing Authority, Sports and Open Space Authority and Stadium Authority 2013-14 proposed Budgets. He then reviewed the User Fee and Cost of Services Study and the Municipal Fee Schedule. Representatives of Santa Clara Unified School District Family Child Education Services, Santa Clara Unified School District Closed School Maintenance Program, Santa Clara Swim Club, Miss Santa Clara Auxiliary, and the Triton Museum of Art expressed appreciation for funding support. Sarah Doty expressed appreciation for the recently installed electric vehicle charging station.

 

 

     The Housing Authority Counsel reported that earlier in the evening, the Housing Authority met for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room for a Conference with Legal Counsel-Anticipated Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Potential initiation of litigation:  1 potential case and that there was no reportable action.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried, that, there being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 10:38 pm to Tuesday evening, June 11, 2013 at 7:00 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.

 

 

 

 ATTEST:  ________________________

             Clerk

 

APPROVE: ________________________

            Chairperson