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August 23, 2021 Special Board of Commissioners Meeting


Notice is hereby given that the Jacksonville Housing Authority (JHA) Board of Commissioners will meet via Microsoft Teams teleconference and in person at 1300 N. Broad Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32202 on, MONDAY, AUGUST 23, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. The public is invited to attend this meeting. Due to COVID-19 and Centers for Disease Control (CDC), mask and social distancing requirements must be adhered to. The purpose of the Special Meeting is for the Board to continue the unfinished business from the August 16, 2021, meeting agenda regarding governance and personnel matters.

Interested persons desiring to attend this meeting can also do so via Microsoft Teams (including by computer or telephone) using the following meeting access information:

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Interested persons who cannot attend this JHA Board of Commissioners Microsoft Teams meeting but who wish to submit public comments to be read during the public comment portion of the meeting regarding any matter on the agenda for consideration at the meeting may do so by emailing Linda Sims until 8:30 a.m. on the day of the meeting. Public comments submitted by email must be received no later than the day of the meeting to be read during the public comments portion of the meeting or prior to the actions item on agenda.  

If you are using Microsoft Teams for the first time, please give yourself time before the meeting starts to learn the program and be prepared. If you are unable to attend this virtual meeting it will be recorded and available on the JHA website within 48 hours after its conclusion of the meeting. If you would like to obtain a copy of the recording directly you can email your request to Linda Sims.

Please contact Evann Morris by telephone at 904-665-3017 or email Evann Morris if you have any questions regarding this notice or if you experience technical difficulties during the meeting. If you have a disability that requires accommodations to participate in the above JH Board of Commissioners meeting, please contact Evann Morris by telephone at 904-665-3017 or email Evann Morris to submit your request via email no later than 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 23rd, (the day of the meeting) and we will provide reasonable assistance for you. Requests for accommodations received after 8:00 a.m. the day of the meeting will be accepted but may not be possible to fulfill.

Monday, August 23, 2021
9:00 AM

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval by General Consensus of Electronic Participation
  3. Public Comments (3 minutes each)
  4. Election of Officers (Board Action Requested)
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Secretary

  5. Approval of Minutes (June and July minutes)
  6. Personnel Matters (Board Action Requested*)
    1. Interim CEO Retroactive Pay*
    2. Selection of Interim CEO Dwayne Alexander as Permanent CEO*
    3. CEO Contract Terms (term, salary, benefits, termination provisions, etc.)*
    4. Special Meeting Dates to Review and Finalize CEO Evaluation Policy for Fiscal Year 2022

  7. Governance Matters
    1. Standing Committee Assignments (as Assigned by Chair)
      1. Finance Committee
      2. Governance and Oversight
      3. Tenant Relations
    2. Presentation of Board Approved Bylaws - Office of General Counsel

  8. CEO Report - Dwayne Alexander, Interim CEO
  9. New Business
  10. Closing Comments/Adjourn