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File #: 20-852    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/21/2020 Departments: GOVERNING BOARD
On agenda: 11/10/2020 Final action: 11/10/2020
Title: Acting as the Governing Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo, adopt a resolution authorizing the Housing Authority-affiliated not-for-profit SAMCHAI to appoint its Board of Directors for 2020-2021 as required under the SAMCHAI Bylaws.
Attachments: 1. 20201110_r_SAMCHAI Board of Directors.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors (Acting as the Governing Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo)
From: Raymond Hodges, Executive Director, Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo
Subject: SAMCHAI Board of Directors

RECOMMENDATION:
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Acting as the Governing Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo, adopt a resolution authorizing the Housing Authority-affiliated not-for-profit SAMCHAI to appoint its Board of Directors for 2020-2021 as required under the SAMCHAI Bylaws.

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BACKGROUND:
On May 11, 2010, the Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo ("HACSM") Board of Commissioners ("the Commissioners") approved Resolution No. 2010-05 authorizing HACSM to establish a Housing Authority-controlled instrumentality. This process was completed to facilitate the disposition of Midway Village, a former Public Housing property owned by HACSM. As part of the disposition approval by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD"), the housing ownership of Midway Village was to be transferred to a not-for-profit instrumentality or another non-profit organization. As a result, HACSM created SAMCHAI, an affiliated not-for-profit entity. In December 2017, when HACSM converted its remaining Public Housing property, El Camino Village, to Project-Based Vouchers under HUD's Rental Assistance Demonstration Program, the property ownership was also transferred to SAMCHAI.

DISCUSSION:
As part of its creation, SAMCHAI was required to adopt Bylaws and Covenants. Pursuant to sections 4.2 and 4.5 of SAMCHAI's Amended and Restated Bylaws (effective October 25, 2017) ("Bylaws"), the number of Directors on the SAMCHAI Board shall be three, and the three Directors shall be annually appointed "by the body acting as Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo (the 'Commissioners')....

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