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Neighborhood Commission



Monday    September 24, 2012    7:00 p.m.

City Council Committee Meeting Room

Honolulu Hale, Room 205

530 South King Street



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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.   Approval of Minutes


      3.1.  Regular Meeting Minutes – August 27, 2012

      3.2.  Executive Session – Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Sections 92-4 and 92-5(a)(4) for the

              purpose of consulting with the Neighborhood Commission’s legal counsel on questions and

              issues pertaining to the Commission’s powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities in

              relation to the review and approval of Executive Session minutes.

              3.2.1.  Executive Session Minutes – August 27, 2012


4.   Public Input


5.  Executive Secretary’s Report – Tom Heinrich


     5.1.  City Council Confirmation of Charles Zahn to Succeed Ed Gall on the Neighborhood

             Commission (Resolution 12-198 CD1 Adopted on September 12, 2012) 

     5.2.  City Council Resolutions 12-263 and 12-264 Heard by the Committee on Executive Matters

             and Legal Affairs on September 18, 2012

     5.3.  Update on Neighborhood Commission Office (NCO) Organization and Staffing

     5.4.  Neighborhood System Planning Calendar

     5.5.  2013 Neighborhood Board Elections Update


6.  Committee Reports


     6.1.  Elections Committee – Chair Jeanette Nekota,

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

     6.2.  Finance Committee – Chair Claire Tamamoto,

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

     6.3.  Neighborhood Plan Committee – Chair Bob Finley,

                        Members Bob Stubbs, Sylvia Young

7.   Commission Business

     7.1.  Commission Action to Authorize Candidate Registration Affidavits for the 2013 Neighborhood

             Board Elections to be Filed by Electronic Means Pursuant to Section 2-17-204(d) of the

             Neighborhood Plan


     7.2.  Consideration and Action on Proposed Amendments to the Neighborhood Plan (Public

             Hearings Held on August 25, 2012 at Kapolei Hale and the Honolulu Civic Center’s Mission

             Memorial Building; Neighborhood Plan Committee meeting held on September 10, 2012)


     7.3.  Consideration of Executive Secretary’s Recommendation to Dismiss the Following Complaints:


             7.3.1.  No. 0904-#13-02  Middleton v. Lavoie

             7.3.2.  No. 1004-#20-06  Lum Lee v. Morinaga-Wells

             7.3.3.  No. 1010-#22-18  Kalamau v. Herolaga/Andrade

             7.3.4.  No. 1103-#36-06  Kaopua v. Teruya


     7.4.  Consideration of Action to End the Complaint Proceeding Against Nanakuli/Maili Neighborhood

             Board No. 36 Member Kimo Kelii Because the Written Recommendation Accepted by the

             Neighborhood Commission on July 23, 2012 Contained the Wrong Date of the Alleged

             Violations of the Neighborhood Plan


     7.5.  Consideration of the Executive Secretary’s Revised Recommendation to Initiate a Complaint

             Hearing to Consider the Imposition of Sanctions Against Nanakuli/Maili Neighborhood Board

             No. 36 Member Kimo Kelii Pursuant to Section 2-18-101 of the Neighborhood Plan


     7.6.  Matters Related to Pending Complaints -- Consideration of Coordination and Scheduling of

             Complaint Hearings, and Assignment of Hearing Officer(s)


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

       Presentations, Topics, and Training


8.  Announcements


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

              October 22, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the City Council Committee Meeting Room, Honolulu

              Hale, Room 205,  530 South King Street.  The Commission’s regular meetings are scheduled

              for the fourth Monday of each month, unless otherwise noticed.


      8.2.  Next meeting dates of the Elections Committee, Finance Committee, and Neighborhood

              Plan Committee.


9.  Adjournment


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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, September 19, 2012