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Neighborhood Commission



Monday   April 23, 2012    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.

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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 the January 23, 2012 and February 27, 2012 Regular Meeting Minutes


5.  Committee Reports

     5.1.  Neighborhood Plan Committee – Chair Bob Finley,

                        Members Bob Stubbs, Sylvia Young (ex officio)

     5.2.  Finance Committee – Chair Claire Tamamoto,

                        Members Kekoa Ho, Kathleen Pahinui, Sylvia Young (ex officio)

     5.3.  Elections Committee – Chair Jeanette Nekota,

                        Members Ed Gall, Loryn Guiffre, Sylvia Young (ex officio)


6.  Commission Business

     6.1.  Consideration of Proposal to Change the Status of Commissioner Sylvia Young on the

             Neighborhood Plan Committee from Ex Officio to Member and Include in Committee Quorum

     6.2.  Update on the Status of Pending Complaints

     6.3.  Update on Neighborhood Board Conduct and Parliamentary Issues

     6.4.  Discussion Concerning Neighborhood System Evaluation Activities by the Neighborhood


     6.5.  Update on the Proposed Neighborhood Commission Office Budget; Status of Bill 14 (2012)

             Relating to the Executive Operating Budget and Program for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2012 to

             June 30, 2013; Tentative City Council Calendar for Budget Approval

     6.6.  Discussion of the 2013 Neighborhood System Elections – Digital and Alternative Methods;

             Planning Calendar; Major Deadlines

     6.7.  Planning of Future Neighborhood Commission and Committees Meeting Calendar,

       Presentations, Topics, and Training


7.  Executive Secretary’s Report – Tom Heinrich

     7.1.  Update on the Relocation of the Neighborhood Commission Office (NCO) from Honolulu Hale,

             Room 406 to the Mission Memorial Building, 550 South King Street, 2nd Floor

     7.2.  Update on Implementation of Bill 58 (2011) as Adopted by the City Council to Allow for Online

             Sunshine Law Training and Self-Certification

     7.3.  Update on Legislative Measures Relating to Proposed Sunshine Law Amendments

     7.4.  Information Technology Initiative Update -- Code for America Activities, App Ideas,

       Neighborhood Commission Office Website Redesign, and Use of Social Media Ideas

     7.5.  NCO Video Recording Program and `Olelo Community Television Broadcasting Issues

     7.6.  2012 – Fortieth Anniversary of the Establishment of the Neighborhood System


8.  Announcements

     8.1.  The Neighborhood Commission’s next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 25,

             2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the City Council Committee Meeting Room, Honolulu Hale, Room 205,

             530 South King Street.  The Commission will recess on May 28, 2012 – Memorial Day holiday.

             The Commission’s regular meetings are scheduled for the fourth Monday of each month,

             unless otherwise noticed.


9.  Adjournment



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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, April 18, 2012