Regular Meeting of AHE Board of Directors
15 July 2020, 6:30pm – 7:00pm5300 East Paisano Drive
El Paso, TX 79905
Regular Meeting of the AHE Board of Directors
July 15, 2020 - 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
5300 East Paisano Drive
El Paso, TX 79905
Take notice that a regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Affordable Housing Enterprises (“AHE”) will be conducted via videoconference and telephone participation Wednesday, July 15, 2020 immediately following the Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso, Texas
TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF OPEN MEETINGS LAWS DUE TO EMERGENCY
The Texas Governor temporarily suspended specified provisions of the Texas Open Meetings Act to allow telephonic or videoconference meetings and to avoid congregate settings in physical locations.
Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of Affordable Housing Enterprises will be conducted on July 15, 2020, immediately following the regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso, Texas. Members of the public may view the meeting via the following:
To listen to the meeting on a telephone, call +1 (872) 240-3412. If you call the meeting you will need to use Access Code: 510-068-885 in order to speak during public comment.
To watch and hear the meeting on video, use the following link: https://www.gotomeet.me/HACEP_Boardroom.
The public is strongly encouraged to sign up to speak on items on this agenda before the start of this meeting by visiting https://www.hacep.org/citizens-br.
A. Preliminary Items
1. Call to order.
2. Establishment of a quorum.
3. Approval of minutes of a regular board meeting that took place on June 17, 2020.
B. Consent Agenda Items
There are no consent agenda items scheduled for this meeting.
C. Items Considered for Action
4. Discussion and action regarding resolution authorizing modification of the GMP construction agreements between Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (“HACEP”) and Affordable Housing Enterprises (AHE) related to the redevelopment of the Blue Flame Building (the “Project”) and utilization of hard cost contingency funds for the project.
D. Executive (Closed) Session
Although there is no executive or closed session planned for this meeting, the Board of Directors reserves its right to go into executive session, or a closed private session, to take up any items on or related to this agenda that may be appropriately taken up in executive session pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code 551.071 to .076, for such matters as consultation with an attorney on a matter covered by attorney-client privilege, to confer regarding threatened or pending litigation, or to confer regarding real estate, personnel, and/or security matters that may be discussed in a closed session. No action and no votes will be taken in any executive session.
E. Conclusion of Meeting
This notice has been posted at the central offices of Affordable Housing Enterprises, Inc., 5300 East Paisano Drive, and notice has been provided to the El Paso County Clerk more than 72 hours in advance of the above meeting, as required by chapter 551 of the Texas government code.
Upon request Affordable Housing Enterprises, Inc. will provide auxiliary aids and services such as interpreters for the hearing impaired, readers, large print or braille documents. Those requesting auxiliary aids or services may notify Sergio Vasquez, Equal Opportunity Coordinator, at (915) 849-3820, or firstname.lastname@example.org at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.
Simultaneous English/Spanish translation is provided at all regular meetings of the Board of Directors of Affordable Housing Enterprises, Inc.
Concealed and Open Carry Handgun/Weapons Notice
Pursuant to § 30.06, penal code, (trespass by holder license holder with a concealed handgun), a person licensed under subchapter h, chapter 411, government code (handgun licensing law), may not attend this meeting with a concealed handgun.
Pursuant to § 30.07, penal code, (trespass by holder license holder with an openly carried handgun), a person licensed under subchapter h, chapter 411, government code (handgun licensing law), may not attend this meeting with a handgun that is carried openly.