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Downtown-Chinatown Neighborhood Board Meeting March Agenda
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
THURSDAY 5 MARCH 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. 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. Presentation on benefits of Ranked Choice Voting, Will Caron, YPDA Hawai'i (10 minutes)
B. Presentation for Cinco de Mayo block party, street closures and special permitting. Names, sections and times of streets to be closed to be announced at the meeting Nancy Ortiz, Cinco de Mayo Hawaii (10 minutes)
C. Continuing discussion of issues concerning homelessness in the Downtown/Chinatown neighborhood, Marc Alexander, Hawaii Homeless Task Force (10 minutes)
D. Presentation on this July's Mango Jam Festival including the Mango Jam Concert and Block Party including street closures and special permitting. Names, sections and times of streets and areas to be affected to be announced at the meeting. Kanoelani Taketani-Puahi (10 Minutes)
E. Presentation for Hapalua Half Marathon, including street closures and special permitting. Names, sections and times of streets and areas to be affected to be announced at the meeting. Terra McGinnis - Honolulu Marathon (10 minutes)
F. Resolution 2020-006 regarding surveillance cameras in Chinatown - Bob Armstrong (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 5 MARCH 2020 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
IX. BOARD BUSINESS AND REPORTS
A. Chair's report
Presentation of board approved resolutions
Reminder of complaints against NB13 to be heard at the next NCO meeting on Monday, 3/30/2020
B. Treasurer's report
C. Board Member's Concerns
D. Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization (OMPO)
A. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Thursday 2 APRIL 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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