Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2021

Notice of Public Hearing

At the September 15, 2020 “Public Hearing” and “Board Meeting” of the Bridgewater Housing Authority, both the board of commissioners and the Heritage & Hemlock Residents’ Association, in the absence of any submitted comments, unanimously voted to approve the Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2021.

Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2021

The Annual Plan is intended to provide insight into the Authority’s operations and plans for the coming fiscal year as they affect the Authority’s state-aided public housing. The Annual Plan is comprised of the following elements:

  1. Capital Improvement Plan (5-year)
  2. Maintenance and Repair Plan
  3. Current Operating Budget
  4. Responses to the Performance Management Review (PMR) findings
  5. List of housing authority policies
  6. List of waivers from governing regulations of the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)
  7. Other elements

  Proposed Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2021

Prior to Above Meeting

Hearing time and date:           10:00 AM on 09/15/2020

         Hearing location:    Join by Screen: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/561082389

Call by phone: (877) 309-2073

Enter Access Code: 561-082-389 #

Residents and the general public are invited to review the Annual Plan before the hearing and may submit public comments as noted below. The Authority shall consider the concerns of any Local Tenants’ Organization (LTO) or Resident Advisory Board (RAB) regarding needs and priorities and incorporate some or all of such needs and priorities in the draft plan if deemed by the Authority to be consistent with sound management. Substantive comments will be summarized and included in the Annual Plan when it is submitted to the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD).

  • Copies of the Annual Plan are available at the Authority’s office or may be reviewed online at https://tinyurl.com/LHA-MA-AnnualPlan
  • Comments may be submitted orally at the hearing, by emailing the housing authority office, or by submitting written comments at the housing authority office. Comments must be received no later than the close of the public hearing. o For reasonable accommodation requests contact the housing authority office by 09/01/2020 at 4:00 PM.
  • Contact information for Bridgewater Housing Authority:

Office: 10 Heritage Circle, Bridgewater, MA 02324

Phone: (508) 697-7405

Email: karen.rudd@bridgewaterha.org

Detailed Instructions for Remote Access

NOTE: The Bridgewater Housing Authority will meet virtually on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 10AM.

Due to social distancing guidelines related to the COVID-19 state of emergency, this meeting will be held remotely, not at the BHA’s offices. The public is invited to view and/or listen to the meeting via phone, computer, laptop or tablet. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/561082389

To join by computer, go to www.gotomeeting.com click on “JOIN” (at the top right corner). Enter the 9-digit meeting code: 561-082-389

You may also join by calling toll-free conference call line at (877) 309-2073, and enter code 561-082-389 #.

The board chair will instruct participants on the appropriate time and manner for public comment during the meeting.

Aviso de audiencia pública

El/La Bridgewater Housing Authority

invita a todos los arrendatarios y al público en general a una revisión del Plan Anual Propuesto por la autoridad para el año fiscal 2021

El Plan anual tiene como objetivo dar a conocer las operaciones de la autoridad y sus planes para el año fiscal entrante en lo que respecta a sus iniciativas de vivienda pública con financiamiento estatal. El Plan anual propuesto comprende los siguientes elementos:

  1. Plan de mejoras de capital propuesto (5 años)
  2. Plan de mantenimiento y reparaciones propuesto
  3. Presupuesto operativo actual
  4. Respuestas a los hallazgos en la Revisión de gestión del desempeño (PMR)
  5. Listado de las políticas de la autoridad de vivienda
  6. Listado de las exenciones a las normas vigentes del Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Comunitario (DHCD)
  7. Otros elementos

Fecha y hora de la audiencia:       10:00 AM del 09/15/2020

Lugar de la audiencia:   Join by Screen: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/561082389

Call by phone: (877) 309-2073

Enter Access Code: 561-082-389 #

Invitamos a los residentes y al público en general a leer el Plan anual antes de la audiencia y a hacer comentarios públicos por los medios que se indican más abajo. La autoridad tomará en consideración las inquietudes de cualquier organización de arrendatarios locales (LTO) o junta asesora de residentes (RAB) en relación con las necesidades y prioridades. Si las considera consistentes con los principios de buena gestión, la autoridad incorporará dichas necesidades y prioridades -en parte o en su totalidad- en la versión preliminar del plan. Los comentarios sustantivos se resumirán e incluirán en el Plan anual cuando este se envíe al Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Comunitario (DHCD).

  • Puede obtener copias del Plan anual en la oficina de la autoridad o consultar el Plan por Internet en <https://tinyurl.com/LHA-MA-AnnualPlan>. El Plan está disponible únicamente en inglés.
  • Si desea hacer comentarios, puede hacerlo oralmente en la audiencia o enviar los comentarios por correo electrónico o postal a la oficina de la autoridad de vivienda. Los comentarios se deben recibir antes del cierre de la audiencia pública.
  • Si tiene una solicitud razonable en relación con una discapacidad, póngase en contacto con la oficina de la autoridad de vivienda antes del 09/01/2020 a las 4:00 PM.
  • Información de contacto de Bridgewater Housing Authority:

Oficina: 10 Heritage Circle, Bridgewater, MA 02324

Teléfono: (508) 697-7405

Correo electrónico: karen.rudd@bridgewaterha.org

Detailed Instructions for Remote Access

NOTE: The Bridgewater Housing Authority will meet virtually on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 10AM.

Due to social distancing guidelines related to the COVID-19 state of emergency, this meeting will be held remotely, not at the BHA’s offices. The public is invited to view and/or listen to the meeting via phone, computer, laptop or tablet. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/561082389

To join by computer, go to www.gotomeeting.com click on “JOIN” (at the top right corner). Enter the 9-digit meeting code: 561-082-389

You may also join by calling toll-free conference call line at (877) 309-2073, and enter code 561-082-389 #.

The board chair will instruct participants on the appropriate time and manner for public comment during the meeting.