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Downtown-Chinatown Neighborhood Board Meeting November Agenda
THURSDAY 5 NOVEMBER 2020
HAWAII PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
1 ALOHA TOWER DRIVE
MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM 3
Please know that requisite precautions to mitigate disease transmission during the meeting will be enforced by the sergeant at arms. If you are not comfortable attending the meeting in person, the Neighborhood Commission website accepts written testimony readily, as described in the boxed information at the foot of this agenda.
To maintain meeting efficiency, persons within the gallery wishing to speak aloud regarding items on the agenda below must make all reasonable efforts to queue with appropriate distancing near the guest microphone before the prior speaker has completed his or her presentation or statements. Alternative means of submitting questions without approaching the microphone are available; please be mindful of advisements about such by the Chair.
When recognized by the Chair, advance from the queue, approach the microphone while following distancing precautions, and avoid touching or adjusting the microphone. Kindly address your comments to the Chair; speakers are afforded up to two minutes (inclusive of approach to the microphone, a statement or question, and receipt of any response to same) on any agenda item unless otherwise di-rected by the Chair.
The meeting may be recorded for viewing on lelo. To ensure that all verbal comments remain audible, please speak towards the des-ignated microphone to enable your message to be heard during rebroadcasts of the meeting.
To permit sufficient time for questions, those giving reports are urged to keep their presentations under three minutes unless otherwise advised. Board Members shall adhere to speaking limits per Board protocol. Please silence all electronic devices while within the meet-ing venue.
Limited partial parking validation may be available; please confer with the Neighborhood Board Assistant at the meeting.
I. CALL TO ORDER
II. INTRODUCTION OF BOARD MEMBERS
III. NOTICE OF POSSIBLE MEMBERSHIP VACANCY APPOINTMENT AS PER NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN §2-13-108(e)
IV. PUBLIC SAFETY REPORTS (five minutes each)
A. Honolulu Fire Department
B. Neighborhood Citizen Patrol
V. ELECTED OFFICIALS (five minutes each)
A. Governor's Representative - Damien Elefante
B. Mayor's Representative - Garrick Iwamuro
C. City Council (District 6) - Carol Fukunaga
D. State Senate (District 13) - Karl Rhoads
E. State House (District 26) - Scott Saiki
F. State House (District 29) - Daniel Holt
G. United States Congressman (District 1) - Ed Case
VI. PUBLIC CONCERNS (10 minutes; two minutes for each speaker for issues not on the agenda)
VII. NEW BUSINESS
A. Biki utilization update. Todd Boulanger, Executive Director, Bikeshare Hawaii [email@example.com] (15 minutes)
B. Update on Department of Transportation Services activities, policies, and plans apropos to Downtown-Chinatown. Wes Frysztacki, Director, DTS [firstname.lastname@example.org] (15 minutes)
C. Resolution 2020-013: Requesting greater transparency and accountability at the Honolulu Liquor Commission (10 minutes)
D. Request for closure of  Nu‘uanu Avenue from Chaplain Lane to King Street and  Pauahi Street extending a half-block in both directions from Nu‘uanu Avenue on Saturday 12 December 2020 from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm for Arts on the Avenue. Sandy Pohl, Downtown Art Center (5 minutes)
VIII. COMMUNITY GROUP REPORTS (five minutes each)
A. Safe Haven
B. Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)
IX. MEETING MINUTES
A. Minutes of 1 October 2020
X. BOARD BUSINESS AND REPORTS
A. Election of Board Secretary
B. Chair's report
C. Treasurer's report
D. Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization (OahuMPO) Citizen Advisory Committee
E. Discussion regarding constriction of the permitted length of reports annexed to the meeting minutes to a lesser word count pending an analysis of printing costs and postage fees
F. Board members' concerns
1. Resolution 2020-010: Regarding censure of Board Member Chu Lan Shubert-Kwock (15 minutes)
2. Resolution 2020-011: Regarding support from the Neighborhood Commission Office to facilitate telepresence meetings of Neighborhood Boards (5 minutes)
H. Pending future agenda items
A. The next regular meeting of the Downtown-Chinatown Neighborhood Board 13 is scheduled for Thursday 7 December 2020 at Hawaii Pacific University, 1 Aloha Tower Drive, Multi-Purpose Room 3 at 6:00 pm; please monitor for updates regarding physical site accessibility and telepresence participation.
B. The Downtown-Chinatown Neighborhood Citizen Patrol departs each Tuesday evening at 8:00 pm from the Di-amond Head Tower lobby of Kukui Plaza. Please wear a mask, bring a friend, join the patrol, and help identify areas of concern within 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 pm, as well as 6:00 am on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. An archive of past meetings may be found on http://olelo.org/olelonet/ by searching on .
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 Kap lama Hale, 925 Dillingham Boule-vard, Suite 160, Honolulu, HI 96817, by telephone on (808) 768-3710, fax (808) 768-3711, calling the Neighborhood Assistant on (808) 768-3721, or e-mailing email@example.com. 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 am and 4:00 pm or email a request to firstname.lastname@example.org at least three business days prior to the scheduled meeting.
All written testimony must be received in the Neighborhood Commission Office 48 hours prior to the meeting. Written and/or oral tes-timony may also be submitted directly to the Board at the meeting if said meeting has an in-person component. If submitting written testimony, please note the specific Board and agenda item(s) your testimony concerns. Send such to the Neighborhood Commission Office, 925 Dillingham Boulevard, Suite 160, Honolulu, HI 96817, by fax to (808) 768-3711, or by email to email@example.com.
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