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Regular Meeting

2017-04-26 REG COUNCIL

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CITY COUNCIL

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CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU

HONOLULU, HAWAII 96813-3077

RON MENOR, CHAIR

IKAIKA ANDERSON, VICE CHAIR

KYMBERLY MARCOS PINE, FLOOR LEADER

BRANDON J. C. ELEFANTE

CAROL FUKUNAGA

ANN H. KOBAYASHI

JOEY MANAHAN

ERNEST Y. MARTIN

TREVOR OZAWA

ORDER OF BUSINESS

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REGULAR MEETING

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER

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6TH SESSION

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

10:00 AM

SPEAKER REGISTRATION

Persons wishing to testify are requested to register by 9:00 a.m. as follows: a. On Line at http://www.honolulu.gov/ccl-testimony-form.html;

b. By faxing to 768-3827 your name, phone number and the agenda item;

c. By filling out the registration form in person; or

d. By calling 768-3818.

Persons who have not registered to testify will be given an opportunity to speak on an item following oral testimonies of the registered speakers.

Each speaker limited to a one-minute presentation.

WRITTEN TESTIMONY

Written testimony may be faxed to 768-3827 or transmitted via the internet at http://www.honolulu.gov/ccl-testimony-form.html for distribution at the

meeting.

If submitted, written testimonies, including the testifier s address, e-mail address and phone number, may be posted by the City Clerk and available

to the public on the City s DocuShare Website.

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The meeting is viewable by: (1) internet live streaming through http://olelo.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?publish id=92; (2) televised live broadcast

on Olelo TV Channel 54; or (3) after the meeting, viewable at http://www.honolulucitycouncil.tv/. Copies of older meeting videos may be requested by calling the City Clerk s Office at 768-5822, charges may apply.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

MESSAGE OF ALOHA

1. CALL TO ORDER 10 A.M.

Roll Call

Introduction of Guests

Approval of Minutes of the 5th Session

APPROVED

2. ORDER OF THE DAY

PUBLIC HEARING/RESOLUTIONS

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Resolution 17-81 (Parks, Community and Customer Services) Relating to the appointment of Donald M. Takaki to serve on the Board of Parks and

Recreation of the City and County of Honolulu.
Tagged Passions:appointments, services, parks, and recreation

PUBLIC HEARING AND REFERRAL TO COMMITTEE

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Resolution 17-102 (Executive Matters and Legal Affairs) Relating to the appointment of Lynette Lo Kanda to serve on the Ethics Commission of the City

and County of Honolulu.
Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, ethics, appointments, and legal

PUBLIC HEARING AND REFERRAL TO COMMITTEE

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Resolution 17-103 (Zoning and Housing) Relating to the appointment of Gladys A. Quinto Marrone to the Zoning Board of Appeals.

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PUBLIC HEARING AND REFERRAL TO COMMITTEE

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APPOINTMENTS - RESOLUTIONS

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EXECUTIVE MATTERS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS

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CR-112 Resolution 17-78 Relating to the appointment of David B. Monk to serve on the Ethics Commission of the City and County of Honolulu.

Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, ethics, and appointments

FOR ADOPTION

CR-113 Resolution 17-80 Relating to the appointment of Duane R. Miyashiro to serve on the Liquor Commission of the City and County of Honolulu.

Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, appointments, and alcohol

FOR ADOPTION

BUDGET

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CR-127 Resolution 17-76 Relating to the appointment of Pamela A. Witty-Oakland to serve on the Grants in Aid Advisory Commission of the City and

County of Honolulu.
Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, appointments, and grant

FOR ADOPTION

CR-128 Resolution 17-77 Relating to the appointment of Grant Kagimoto to serve on the Grants in Aid Advisory Commission of the City and County of

Honolulu.
Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, appointments, and grant

FOR ADOPTION

ZONING AND HOUSING

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CR-141 Resolution 17-64 Relating to the nomination of Sandra S. Pfund to serve as the Director of the Department of Land Management of the City and

County of Honolulu.

FOR ADOPTION

TRANSPORTATION AND PLANNING

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CR-146 Resolution 17-66 Relating to the nomination of Wes R. Frysztacki to serve as the Director of the Department of Transportation Services of the

City and County of Honolulu.
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FOR ADOPTION

BUDGET

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CR-155 Resolution 17-70, CD1 Determining the Real Property Tax Rates for the City and County of Honolulu for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 to June 30,

2018.
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ADOPT COMMITTEE REPORT AND REFER THE RESOLUTION TO THE COMMITTEE ON BUDGET

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Class Tax Rate Per 1,000 Net Taxable Real Property

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(A) Residential 3.50

(B) Hotel and resort 13.40

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(C) Commercial 12.40

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(D) Industrial 12.40

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(E) Agricultural 5.70

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(F) Preservation 5.70

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(G) Public service 0.00

(H) Vacant agricultural 8.50

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(I) Residential A

Tier 1: 4.50

Tier 2: 9.00

The foregoing schedule of rates is for consideration at the public hearing. The final tax rates may be higher or lower than the rates reflected

above.
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Advance notice is given that the Council may adopt the Resolution fixing the real property rates for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 at

a meeting to be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in the Council Chamber, Honolulu Hale.
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PUBLIC HEARING/SECOND READING

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BUDGET

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CR-120 Bill 10, CD1 Relating to motor vehicle weight tax. (Increasing the motor vehicle weight tax.)

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PASS SECOND READING, AS AMENDED

CR-121 Bill 12, CD1 Relating to parking meters. (Amending the Traffic Code of the City and County of Honolulu, as set forth in Chapter 15 of the

Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 1990, to enable the City to adjust parking meter time limits and rates in accordance with supply and demand.)
Tagged Passions:rates, ordinance, traffic, and parking

PASS SECOND READING, AS AMENDED

CR-147 Bill 22, CD1 Relating to the public spay and neuter clinic for dogs and cats. (Amending the City s spay and neuter clinic and program.)

Tagged Passions:animal control, pets, and program

PASS SECOND READING, AS AMENDED

CR-148 Bill 24, CD1 Relating to the Legislative Budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

Tagged Passions:budget

PASS SECOND READING, AS AMENDED

CR-149 Bill 25, CD1 Relating to the Executive Operating Budget and Program for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

Tagged Passions:program and budget

PASS SECOND READING, AS AMENDED

Resolution 17-120

FOR ADOPTION

CR-150 Bill 26, CD1 Relating to the Executive Capital Budget and Program for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

Tagged Passions:program and budget

PASS SECOND READING, AS AMENDED

CR-151 Bill 27 Authorizing the issuance and sale of General Obligation Bonds and Bond Anticipation Notes of the City and County of Honolulu in a

maximum principal amount equal to the aggregate of the amounts appropriated in the Capital Budget Ordinance of said City and County for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2018, and specified in said ordinance to be financed from the proceeds of the sale of such bonds and to be expended from the General Improvement Bond Fund, the Highway Improvement Bond Fund, Solid Waste Improvement Bond Fund, or the Housing Development Special Fund.
Tagged Passions:housing, ordinance, sale, solid waste, bond, finance, utility, Development, and budget

PASS SECOND READING

CR-122 Bill 28 Relating to public transit. (Amending Chapter 13 of the Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 1990, to enable the City to amend the fare

structure of TheBus and TheHandi-Van.)
Tagged Passions:Public Transit and ordinance

PASS SECOND READING

CR-123 Bill 30, CD1 Relating to erosion, sediment, and pollution control. (Establishing a regulatory framework for attaining compliance with permit

requirements and creating a source of funding that is needed to offset the City s cost in implementing new requirements for erosion control and water quality protection.)
Tagged Passions:compliance, utility, regulation, funding, and water

PASS SECOND READING, AS AMENDED

CR-152 Bill 32 Relating to the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Operating Budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

Tagged Passions:transportation and budget

PASS SECOND READING

CR-153 Bill 33 Relating to the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Capital Budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

Tagged Passions:transportation and budget

PASS SECOND READING

CR-154 Bill 34 Authorizing the issuance and sale of General Obligation Bonds and Bond Anticipation Notes of the City and County of Honolulu in a

maximum principal amount equal to the aggregate of the amounts appropriated for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Capital Budget projects in the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Capital Budget and Program Ordinance for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2018, and specified in said ordinance to be financed from the proceeds of the sale of such bonds and to be expended from the Transit Improvement Bond Fund.
Tagged Passions:ordinance, program, sale, bond, finance, transportation, and budget

RECONSIDERED

CR-124 Bill 35 Relating to admission fees for the Honolulu Zoo. (Increasing admission fees for the Honolulu Zoo.)

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RECONSIDERED

RECONSIDER CR-154 Bill 34

CR-154 Bill 34 Authorizing the issuance and sale of General Obligation Bonds and Bond Anticipation Notes of the City and County of Honolulu in a

maximum principal amount equal to the aggregate of the amounts appropriated for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Capital Budget projects in the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Capital Budget and Program Ordinance for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2018, and specified in said ordinance to be financed from the proceeds of the sale of such bonds and to be expended from the Transit Improvement Bond Fund.
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PASS SECOND READING

RECONSIDER CR-124 Bill 35

CR-124 Bill 35 Relating to admission fees for the Honolulu Zoo. (Increasing admission fees for the Honolulu Zoo.)

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PASS SECOND READING

CR-125 Bill 36, CD1 Relating to fees for use of municipal golf courses. (Increasing golf fees.)

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PASS SECOND READING, AS AMENDED

ZONING AND HOUSING

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CR-135 Bill 47 (2016) Relating to the Housing Code. (Amending the Housing Code, ROH Chapter 27, to further protect the health, safety, and welfare of

the general public.)
Tagged Passions:health and housing

PASS SECOND READING

CR-138 Bill 14 Relating to transit-oriented development. [Providing a procedure for creating special districts around rail transit stations known as

transit-oriented development (TOD) zones, and establishing regulations to foster development of livable communities that realize transit benefits.]
Tagged Passions:procedure, transportation, regulation, and Development

PASS SECOND READING

EXECUTIVE MATTERS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS

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CR-110 Bill 20, CD1 Relating to public sidewalks. (Expanding the commercial areas subject to the City s current restrictions on persons sitting or

lying on public sidewalks in certain such areas.)
Tagged Passions:Pedestrian, streets, and commercial

PASS SECOND READING, AS AMENDED

THIRD READING

EXECUTIVE MATTERS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS

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CR-109 Bill 13, CD1 Relating to public sidewalks. (Amending the law relating to sitting or lying on public sidewalks in areas zoned for commercial

and business activities to include certain sidewalks in Kalihi and Iwilei.)
Tagged Passions:Pedestrian, streets, commercial, business, and zoning

PASS THIRD READING

BUDGET

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CR-119 Bill 78 (2015), CD1 Relating to sponsorships. (Establishing a process to obtain sponsorships for city facilities, parks, programs, equipment,

and tangible property within set guidelines and procedures for the purpose of optimizing non-property tax revenue sources.)
Tagged Passions:equipment, property tax, procedure, program, parks, property, and taxes

Bill 78 (2015), CD1, FD1

PASS THIRD READING, AS AMENDED

ZONING AND HOUSING

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CR-134 Bill 79 (2015), CD2 Amending Chapter 21, Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 1990, as amended (the Land Use Ordinance). (Making miscellaneous

amendments to the Land Use Ordinance.)(Deadline: 6/9/17)
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RECOMMIT BACK TO COMMITTEE

CR-136 Bill 4 To rezone land situated at Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii. (Rezoning land from the B-2 Community Business District, and R-7.5 Residential

District to the B-1 Neighborhood Business District.) (Applicant: Ohana Pacific Management Company Offices) (Deadline: 7/3/17)
Tagged Passions:neighborhood, business, and zoning

PASS THIRD READING

CR-137 Bill 5 To rezone land situated at Moanalua, Oahu, Hawaii. (Rezoning land from the F-1 Military and Federal Preservation District to the R-5

Residential District.) (Applicant: Island Family Christian Church) (Deadline: 7/3/17)
Tagged Passions:military, church, preservation, and zoning

PASS THIRD READING (Note: Prior to passage on third reading. Unilateral Agreement to be recorded.)

TRANSPORTATION AND PLANNING

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CR-144 Bill 3 (2016) Relating to the Building Code. [Amending Chapter 16 ( quot;Building Code quot;) of the Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 1990, with

respect to construction barriers.]
Tagged Passions:ordinance, building codes, and construction

RECOMMIT BACK TO COMMITTEE

FIRST READING

Bill 39 (Budget) Relating to real property taxation. (Excluding certain properties from the Residential A quot; real property tax classification.)

Tagged Passions:property tax, property, taxes, and budget

PASS FIRST READING

Bill 40 (Parks, Community and Customer Services) Relating to trees. (Creating an adopt-a-tree program to be administered by the Department of Parks

and Recreation.)
Tagged Passions:trees, program, services, parks, and recreation

PASS FIRST READING

Bill 41 (Budget) Relating to real property taxation. (Amending certain ordinances pertaining to the Residential A tax classification.)

Tagged Passions:ordinance, property, taxes, and budget

PASS FIRST READING

Bill 42 (Appropriate committee) Relating to funding for transit. (Allowing for greater flexibility in the sources of monies to be used for the

capital cost of the Honolulu Rail Transit Project.)
Tagged Passions:transportation and funding

PASS FIRST READING

Bill 43 (Public Works, Infrastructure and Sustainability) Relating to the maintenance of channels, streambeds, streambanks and drainageways.

(Amending the conditions a private stream owner is held to maintain, dredge and clear such stream.)
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PASS FIRST READING

Bill 44 (Transportation and Planning) Relating to parades and activities. (Requiring the provision of notice to certain residents and businesses of

parades and certain other activities for which public streets may be closed to vehicular traffic.)
Tagged Passions:planning, streets, traffic, transportation, and business

PASS FIRST READING

Bill 45 (Budget) Relating to the transportation surcharge. (Amending the ordinances pertaining to the County surcharge on general excise and use

taxes.)
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PASS FIRST READING

Bill 46 (Budget) Relating to fees for use of municipal golf courses. (Amending the fees for the use of the City s golf courses.)

Tagged Passions:golf and budget

PASS FIRST READING

Bill 47 (Zoning and Housing) Relating to incentives for accessory dwelling units production. (Extending the repeal date of Section 2, Section 3, and

Section 5 of Ordinance 16-19 and the period of time that the incentives will remain in effect.)
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PASS FIRST READING

Bill 48 - Real Property Taxation

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PASS FIRST READING

RESOLUTIONS

EXECUTIVE MATTERS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS

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CR-111 Resolution 17-50, CD1 Expressing the Council of the City and County of Honolulu s steadfast commitment to uphold Honolulu as a Haven of Aloha.

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FOR ADOPTION

CR-114 Resolution 17-87 Relating to appointments and nominations for the Hawaii State Association of Counties.

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FOR ADOPTION

CR-115 Resolution 17-99 To request additional funds for Contract No. SC-COR-1700021 to continue the services of Kobayashi, Sugita, Goda LLP as

Special Counsel for the City and County of Honolulu to represent Defendant Letha A.S. DeCaires in a legal action entitled, Kealoha, et al. v. Totto, et al., Civil No. 16-1-1166-6 GWBC.
Tagged Passions:contract, legal, services, and funding

FOR ADOPTION

CR-116 Resolution 17-100 To request additional funds for Contract No. SC-COR-1700022 to continue the services of Chong, Nishimoto, Sia, Nakamura,

Goya LLP as Special Counsel for the City and County of Honolulu to represent Defendants Honolulu Ethics Commission and the City and County of Honolulu in a legal action entitled, Kealoha, et al. v. Totto, et al., Civil No. 16-1-1166-6 GWBC.
Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, ethics, contract, legal, services, and funding

FOR ADOPTION

CR-117 Resolution 17-101 To request additional funds for Contract No. SC-COR-1700023 to continue the services of Cox Fricke, LLP as Special Counsel

for the City and County of Honolulu to represent Defendant Charles W. Totto in a legal action entitled, Kealoha, et al. v. Totto, et al., Civil No. 16-1-1166-6 GWBC.
Tagged Passions:contract, legal, services, and funding

FOR ADOPTION

BUDGET

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CR-132 Resolution 17-90 Accepting a gift to the City and County of Honolulu from the Association of Government Accountants to attend the professional

development training in Boston, Massachusetts.
Tagged Passions:training and Development

FOR ADOPTION

CR-126 Resolution 17-71, CD1 Accepting the report and resolution from the 2017 Grants in Aid Advisory Commission.

Tagged Passions:boards and commissions and grant

FOR ADOPTION

CR-129 Resolution 17-82 Relating to transfer of funds. (Department of Parks and Recreation)

Tagged Passions:parks, funding, and recreation

FOR ADOPTION

CR-130 Resolution 17-83 Relating to transfer of funds. (Department of Parks and Recreation)

Tagged Passions:parks, funding, and recreation

FOR ADOPTION

CR-131 Resolution 17-86 Authorizing the Mayor, the Director of the Department of Community Services, or the Director s Designee to accept and expend

funds from the State of Hawaii, Department of Human Services, Office of Youth Services (OYS), to continue funding of the Juvenile Justice Center (JJC).
Tagged Passions:youth, services, and funding

FOR ADOPTION

PUBLIC WORKS, INFRASTRUCTURE SUSTAINABILITY

Tagged Passions:sustainability and public works

CR-133 Resolution 17-67, CD1 Requesting the City Administration to report to the Council on its establishment of the Office of Climate Change,

Sustainability, and Resiliency, its projected timetable for actions associated with Phase I projects, the development of Honolulu s resilience strategy, and any other City actions as part of the 100 Resilient Cities Network.
Tagged Passions:sustainability, strategic, council, environment, and Development

FOR ADOPTION

ZONING AND HOUSING

Tagged Passions:housing and zoning

CR-140 Resolution 17-60, CD1 Granting a Special Management Area Use Permit and Shoreline Setback Variance for the redevelopment of the Outrigger Reef

Waikiki Beach Resort. (Applicant: Outrigger Hotels Hawaii) (Deadline: 8/23/17)
Tagged Passions:hotel, beach, and grant

FOR ADOPTION

CR-143 Resolution 17-92 Amending Resolution 15-89, CD1, to extend the deadline for commencement of construction of the Ohana Hale Affordable Housing

Project at McCully, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, Tax Map Key 2-3-028: 004.
Tagged Passions:housing, construction, and taxes

FOR ADOPTION

TRANSPORTATION AND PLANNING

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CR-145 Resolution 16-308, CD1 Establishing a policy for planned development projects in transit oriented development areas; and proposing an

amendment to Chapter 21, Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 1990 (the quot;Land Use Ordinance quot;), relating to planned development projects in transit oriented development areas.
Tagged Passions:ordinance, policy, and Development

FOR ADOPTION

3. BALANCE OF COMMITTEE REPORTS

EMLACR-118 To request authorization to settle a claim made by Hawaiian Telcom, Inc. against the City and County of Honolulu.

FOR ADOPTION

ZHCR-139 Bill 15 - Amending The Land Use Ordinance, relating to Interim Planned Development permits for Transit-Oriented Development within close

proximity to future rail stations. Granting a 120-day extension of time. (Deadline: 5/1/17 + 120 days)
Tagged Passions:ordinance, grant, transportation, and Development

FOR ADOPTION

4. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

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5. NEW BUSINESS

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Resolution 17-104 Authorizing the Mayor or the Mayor s designated representative to accept and expend funds from the Hawaii Tourism Authority, State

of Hawaii for the State s Community Enrichment Program.
Tagged Passions:program, tourism, and funding

FOR ADOPTION

Resolution 17-111 Accepting a gift to the City for travel-related expenses to visit Incheon, Republic of Korea, from May 14 to May 19, 2017.

Tagged Passions:travel

FOR ADOPTION

Meeting Recessed

Meeting Reconvened

Resolution 17-115 Approving an amendment to the City and County of Honolulu s Twenty-Second (22nd) Year Action Plan for Community Development Block

Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships, Emergency Solutions Grants and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program funds, and authorizing its submittal to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Tagged Passions:investment, housing, emergency, community development, program, grant, cdbg, funding, and Development

Resolution 17-115, FD1

FOR ADOPTION

Resolution 17-116 Relating to reprogramming of the City s Twenty-Second (22nd) Year Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds and receipt and

expenditure of HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) funds in excess of the total amount appropriated.
Tagged Passions:investment, community development, grant, cdbg, funding, and Development

FOR ADOPTION

6. COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE/EXECUTIVE SESSION - Pursuant to Council Rule 12A and the Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 92-4 and Section 92-5(a)(4), the

Council will resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole to consult with its attorneys in executive session on questions and issues on matters pertaining to the Council s powers, duties, privileges, immunities and/or liabilities, and may resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole to consult with its attorneys on other claims and matters pertaining to the Council s powers, duties, privileges, immunities and/or liabilities.
Tagged Passions:council and legal

7. ANNOUNCEMENTS

8. ADJOURNMENT


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