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With Permission / Courtesy of: City and County of Honolulu Neighborhood Commission Office

DOWNTOWN NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD NO. 13


REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017

HAWAII PACIFIC UNIVERSITY

ONE ALOHA TOWER DRIVE

MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM 2

7:00 P.M.


Reminder of order and decorum: Persons wishing to speak on agenda items must raise their hand and, when recognized, address the Chair. Each member of the audience is entitled to speak once for up to two (2) minutes on any agenda item unless otherwise directed by the Chair. Board Members shall adhere to Board speaking limits.


The meeting is being recorded for broadcasting and viewing on ‘Olelo. To insure that all verbal comments are audible for broadcasting, please speak into the designated microphone to enable the importance of the speakers message to be recorded and heard at the broadcast and viewing of the meeting.


I. CALL TO ORDER


II. INTRODUCTION OF BOARD MEMBERS


III. PUBLIC SAFETY REPORTS

A. Honolulu Fire Department

B. Honolulu Police Department (Announcement of Annual Police Week Memorial Walk, Monday, May 15, 2017, 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m., Partial South Beretania Street Closure)

C. Neighborhood Citizen's Patrol


IV. Public Concerns -- Two (2) minutes each for issues not on the agenda


V. NEW BUSINESS

A. Information Presentation, Redevelopment of the 12-story Queen Emma Building, 1270 Queen Emma Street, into 71-Rental Units for families at or below 60% of the area median income to include seven (7) apartment units for homeless housing families, Makani Maeva, Ahe Group, 15 minutes

B. Information Presentation, BikeShare Hawaii, Michael Hodge, Bike Share Hawaii, 10 minutes

C. Cinco De Mayo Festival Event, Friday, May 5, 2017, Street Closures from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., on Nuuanu Avenue between Pauahi Street, and King Street, and on Hotel Street between Smith Street and Bethel Street, Nancy Ortiz, Festival Coordinator, 10 minutes

D. Information Update Presentation, American Savings Bank Building, 300 North Beretania Street, Michelle Bartell, First Vice-President, Director of Communications & Community Advancement, 10 minutes

E. Presentation, Resolution to Increased Funding for Public Education in Hawaii, Amy Perruso, Secretary-Treasurer, Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA), five (5) minutes

F. Event Information, 2017 7th Annual Hapalua Half Marathon Event, Sunday, April 9, 2017, Street Closures on Nimitz Highway, Smith Street, Punchbowl Street, and King Street, 4am-8am, five (5) minutes


VI. COMMUNITY CONCERNS -- Three (3) minutes each

A. Hawaii Pacific University (HPU)

B. Safe Haven

C. Honolulu Rail Transit

D. Chinatown Business & Community Association (CBCA)

E. Chinatown Improvement District (CID)

F. Arts, Cultural, Merchant, Etc. (ACME)


VII. ELECTED OFFICIALS

A. City and County

1. Mayor

2. City Council


B. State

1. Governor

2. State Senators and State Representatives


VIII. APPROVAL OF MARCH 2, 2017 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES


IX. BOARD BUSINESS AND REPORTS

A. 1. Chair's Report; 15-Candidate Applications Received for Neighborhood Board Election, Voting through April 28, 2017 to May 19, 2017 for Downtown Chinatown Neighborhood Board #13;

2. Other Liquor License Application

3. Office of Information Practices Report

B. Three (3) Absence Letter Discussion -- Jonathan Saupe, Jasmine Mancos, and Tom Smyth

C. Treasurer's Report

D. City and County Affairs

E. Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization (OMPO)


X. ANNOUNCEMENTS

A. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 4, 2017, Hawaii Pacific University, One

Aloha Tower Drive, Multi-Purpose Room 2 at 7:00 p.m.

B. The Neighborhood Citizen's Patrol meets each Tuesday on the Diamond Head side of Kukui Plaza at

8:00 p.m. Please consider joining the patrol and supporting its efforts as they express their service and pride in our Downtown-Chinatown community.

C. Broadcast-Videotape of Board meetings are scheduled to be shown on the 3rd Thursday, and on the

2nd and 4th Saturday, Channel 49.


XI. ADJOURNMENT


A mailing list is maintained for interested persons and agencies to receive this board's agenda and minutes. Additions, corrections, and deletions to the mailing list may be directed to the Neighborhood Commission Office (NCO) at Kapalama Hale, Suite 160, 925 Dillingham Boulevard, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817; Telephone (808) 768-3710 Fax (808) 768-3711; or call Neighborhood Assistant Relley Araceley at (808) 768-3790 or e-mail relley.araceley@honolulu.gov. Agendas and minutes are also available on the internet at www.honolulu.gov/nco.


Any individual wishing to attend a Neighborhood Board meeting who has questions about accommodations for a physical disability or a special physical need should call the NCO at 768-3710 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at least 24 hours before the scheduled meeting.


All written testimony must be received in the Neighborhood Commission Office 48 hours prior to the meeting. If within 48 hours, written and/or oral testimony may be submitted directly to the board at the meeting. If submitting written testimony, please note the board and agenda item(s) your testimony concerns. Send to: Neighborhood Commission Office, 925 Dillingham Boulevard, Suite, Honolulu, HI 96817. Fax: (808) 768-3711. Email: nbtestimony@honolulu.gov.

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