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Downtown-Chinatown Neighborhood Board Meeting February Agenda
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
THURSDAY 6 FEBRUARY 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.
As per the Oahu's Neighborhood Board System Member Guidebook, notice is hereby given that participation by one or more Members of this Board may occur this month from 200 Nohea Kai Drive, Lahaina, Hawaii 96761-1985 using interactive conference technology. The public may attend or participate in this meeting of the Board from this remote location or from Aloha Tower Marketplace as specified above.
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. 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
V. PUBLIC CONCERNS - Two minutes each for issues not on the Agenda.
VI. NEW BUSINESS
A. Kokua Senior Affordable Housing Project located at 1192 Alakea Street, Dennis Silva, Hawai'I Planning LLC (10 minutes)
B. Resolution NB13-2020-005 Calling for Support for the 2020 US Decennial Census. Richard Medeiros, Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (10 minutes)
C. St. Patrick's Day Block Party, street closures and special permitting. Names, sections, and times of streets to be closed to be announced in presentation, Don Murphy, Murphy's Honolulu (10 minutes)
D. Continuing discussion of issues concerning homelessness in the Downtown/Chinatown neighborhood, Scott Morishige, Honolulu Homeless Task Force (10 minutes)
E. Resolution NB13-2020-004 to request the city send a representative from Honolulu DTS no less than every other month to discuss ongoing issues in the community, Robert Armstrong, NB13 (10 minutes)
VII. COMMUNITY CONCERNS 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
VIII. APPROVAL OF 2 JANUARY 2020 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
IX. BOARD BUSINESS AND REPORTS
A. Chair's report
Signing of resolution NB13-2020-001
Reminder of complaints against NB13 to be heard at the next NCO meeting on Monday, 2/24/2020
B. Treasurer's report
C. City and County Affairs
D. Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization (OMPO)
A. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Thursday 5 MARCH 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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