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Neighborhood Commission



Monday    October 24, 2011    7:00 p.m.

City Council Committee Meeting Room

Honolulu Hale, Room 205

530 South King Street



Rules of Speaking:  Anyone wishing to speak is asked to raise their hand, and when recognized by the Chair, to address comments to the Chair. Speakers are encouraged to keep their comments under 3 minutes, and those giving reports are urged to keep their reports under 3 minutes, unless otherwise directed by the Commission. Please silence all electronic devices.  


Note:  The Commission may take action on any agenda item. As required by the State Sunshine Law (Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 92), specific issues not noted on this agenda cannot be voted on, unless properly added to the agenda.


1.    Call to Order by Chair Sylvia Young


2.    Roll Call of Commissioners, Establishment of Quorum


3.    Public Input


4.    Approval of Minutes

       4.1.    July 25, 2011 Regular Meeting Minutes

       4.2.    August 22, 2011 Regular Meeting Minutes

       4.3.    September 9, 2011 Special Meeting Minutes

       4.4.    September 26, 2011 Regular Meeting Minutes


5.    Report of the Permitted Interaction Group for the September 24, 2011 Conference of Chairs Held

       Pursuant to Section 2-11-203, Rules and Procedures of the Neighborhood Commission


6.    Commission Business

       6.1.    Consideration of Whether Section 2-14-109(a) of the Neighborhood Plan Needs to be

                 Temporarily Suspended to Permit Neighborhood Boards to Recess for Two Consecutive

                 Months as an Accommodation of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Conference and

                  the Boards' Traditional December or January Recess Schedule

       6.2.    Consideration of the Neighborhood Commission's Calendar Through July 2012

       6.3.    Consideration of the Jurisdictional Statements for the Established Standing Committees

       6.4.    Consideration of a Neighborhood Commission "Visitation of Neighborhood Boards Program"



7.    Committee Reports

       7.1.    Elections Jeanette Nekota, Chair; Ed Gall, Sylvia Young, Ron Mobley

       7.2.    Finance Claire Tamamoto, Chair; Wilson Kekoa Ho, Sylvia Young

       7.3.    Neighborhood Plan Bob Finley, Chair; Bob Stubbs, Sylvia Young


8.    Executive Secretary's Report Tom Heinrich

       8.1.    Neighborhood System Revitalization Program

       8.2.    Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Planning

       8.3.    Fiscal Year 2012 Neighborhood Board Budget Allocations; Meeting Facility Rental Expenses

       8.4.    Videography Vendor Procurement Process Update

       8.5.    Sunshine Law Training Coordination with the Office of Information Practices

       8.6.    Planning Calendar for Neighborhood System Activities Through June 30, 2013

       8.7.    Scope of Neighborhood System Training Program

       8.8.    Update on Issues Related to the Appointment of Hearings Officers to Conduct Complaint

                 Hearings Pursuant to Section 2-18-103(b) of the Neighborhood Plan     

       8.9.    Update on Complaints Filed with the Neighborhood Commission Office

       8.10.  Overview of Specific Neighborhood Board and Board Member Conduct Issues


9.    Announcements


        The Neighborhood Commission's next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 28,

       2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the City Council Committee Meeting Room, Honolulu Hale, Room 205,

       530 South King Street.  PLEASE NOTE that the Commission will NOT hold its regular meeting in December 2011, and will resume its regular meeting schedule on Monday January 23, 2012 (the fourth Monday of the month).


10.   Adjournment



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Last Reviewed: Friday, October 28, 2011