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Downtown-Chinatown Neighborhood Board Meeting January Agenda
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
THURSDAY 2 JANUARY 2020
HAWAII PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
1 ALOHA TOWER DRIVE
MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM 2
Reminder of order, decorum, and rules of speaking: Persons wishing to speak regarding agenda items must raise a hand or similarly indicate a desire to speak and, when recognized by the Chair, approach the microphone and address comments to the Chair. Speakers may comment once for up to two minutes on any agenda item unless otherwise directed by the Chair; those giving reports are urged to keep their presentations under three minutes unless otherwise directed. Board Members shall adhere to Board speaking limits.
Please silence all electronic devices. Limited partial validated parking may be available; please see the Neigh-bor¬hood Board Assistant attending the meeting.
The meeting may be recorded for broadcasting and viewing on lelo. To ensure that all verbal comments are audible for broadcasting, please speak into the designated microphone to enable your message to be heard at broadcasts and later viewings of the meeting.
I. CALL TO ORDER
II. INTRODUCTION OF BOARD MEMBERS
III. PUBLIC SAFETY REPORTS
A. Honolulu Fire Department
B. Honolulu Police Department
C. Neighborhood Citizen Patrol
IV. PARLIAMENTARIAN - Clarifications on time constraints and procedures for extending time and allowing speakers and agenda items to go overtime. (5 Minutes)
V. ELECTED OFFICIALS
A. Governor's Representative - Damien Elefante
B. Mayor's Representative - Justin Gruenstein
C. State Senator (District 13) Karl Rhoads
D. State House Representative (District 26) Scott Saiki
E. State House Representative (District 29) Daniel Holt
F. City Councilmember (District 6) Carol Fukunaga
G. United States Congressman (Congressional District 1) Ed Case
VI. PUBLIC CONCERNS - Two minutes each for issues not on the Agenda.
VII. NEW BUSINESS
A. Discussion of NB13 Resolution 2020-001 - Request for the City & County and State to send a representative from their respective homeless taskforces to report to our board on a monthly basis - Sandy Ma. (10minutes)
B. Discussion of NB13 Resolution 2020-002 Resolution to Protect O ahu's Groundwater Resources. From The Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Tanks Pollution - Willis Moore (10 minutes)
C. Discussion to form a committee to draft a resolution requesting legislation requiring property/building owners to keep the storefronts of their buildings in presentable condition - Kevin McDonald (10 minutes)
D. Discussion to form a committee to draft a resolution requesting that the city extend the period for the "Yellow Trash Bags" to be free for those businesses that are required to use them. - James Logue (10 minutes)
VIII. COMMUNITY INFORMATION AND REPORTS
A. Safe Haven
B. Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)
C. Chinatown Business and Community Association (CBCA)
D. Chinatown Improvement District (CID)
E. Chinatown Watch
IX. APPROVAL OF 5 DECEMBER 2019 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
X. BOARD BUSINESS AND REPORTS
A. Chair's report
1. Matusow complaint hearing on Monday 1/27/2020
B. Treasurer's report
C. Board member concerns
1. Bob Armstrong - Mass transit fare hikes
D. City and County Affairs
E. Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization (OMPO)
A. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Thursday 6 February 2020, Hawaii Pacific University, 1 Aloha Tower Drive, Multi-Purpose Room 2 at 6:00 p.m.
B. The Neighborhood Citizen Patrol meets each Tuesday evening on the Diamond Head side of Kukui Plaza at 8:00 p.m. Please join the patrol and support its efforts expressing service and pride in our Downtown-Chinatown community.
C. lelo - Rebroadcasts of Downtown-Chinatown Neighborhood Board 13 meetings are scheduled on lelo channel 49 for every third Thursday at 9:00 p.m., as well as 6:00 a.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. An archive of past meetings may be found on http://olelo.org/olelonet/; select and expand from the list of On Demand categories on this page and then manually scroll to find listings for playback of meetings.
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, 925 Dillingham Boulevard, Suite 160, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817, by telephone on (808) 768-3710, fax (808) 768-3711, calling the Neighborhood Assistant on (808) 768-3714, or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Agenda documents and minutes are also available online at http://www.honolulu.gov/nco/boards.html.
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 on (808) 768-3710 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. or email a request to email@example.com at least three business days prior to the scheduled meeting.
All written testimony must be received in the Neighborhood Commission Office forty-eight hours prior to the meeting. If within 48 hours of the meeting, 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 such to the Neighborhood Commission Office, 925 Dillingham Boulevard, Suite 160, Honolulu, HI 96817, fax (808) 768-3711, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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