(BEDFORD) – The Bedford Housing Authority has a new member on the Board of Commissioners. Tiffany Todd will now finish serving John Knapp’s term. Knapp resigned last month.
Next month, the Board of Commissioners will elect new officers for the upcoming year, and long-time members Mel Rile and Kay Weldon will be departing the board at the end of their terms.
The Bedford Housing Authority is seeking quotes on the Commercial & Liability policies as rates have increased over time and they are looking to see if rates will be cheaper with another carrier.
Mowing and snow removal bids are still being accepted. The bids are due by the end of November on the two services. Project bid packets may be picked up at the Hauck House at 1305 K Street in Bedford during business hours.
The Bedford Housing Authority also applied for a safety grant to replace smoke detectors with smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. A total of $22,000 has been requested to complete the project.
The Director of Bedford Housing Authority Bobbie Ames attended Hunger and Food Insecurity Awareness at the Milwaukee Depot downtown Bedford on Oct. 31st. Indiana University provided the program. Several organizations attended the seminar, and Indiana University will be back to provide solutions to problems identified during breakout sessions.
The Bedford Housing Authority is also looking to purchase the property by the Hauck House. The Board of Commissioners is still in discussions about the property.