DATE: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2020
PLACE: HONOLULU HALE
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER
TIME: 10:00 AM
1. Resolution 20-201 – Confirming the nomination of Paul S. Aoki to serve as the Corporation Counsel of the City and County of Honolulu.
The items listed below have been published in anticipation of the actions to be taken by the City Council Standing Committees; and therefore, the City Council may or may not take action on each of the items or any amendments proposed thereto.
2. Bill 2 – and any amendments proposed thereto by the Committee on Zoning, Planning and Housing – Relating to off-street parking and loading. [Comprehensively updating the off-street parking and loading requirements in Chapter 21 of the Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 1990 (the Land Use Ordinance).]
3. Bill 49 – and any amendments proposed thereto by the Committee on Parks, Community Services and Intergovernmental Affairs – Relating to parks. (Authorizing the Mayor to close or restrict access to City parks during designated times.)
4. Bill 55 – and any amendments proposed thereto by the Committee on Zoning, Planning and Housing – Relating to detached dwellings. (Further addressing the regulations on large residential structures in residential districts.)
5. Bill 56 – and any amendments proposed thereto by the Committee on Zoning, Planning and Housing – Relating to detached dwellings. (Further addressing the problem of the illegal use of large residential structures in residential districts.)
6. Bill 57 – and any amendments proposed thereto by the Committee on Zoning, Planning and Housing – Relating to detached dwellings. (Further addressing the regulations on large residential structures in residential districts.)
7. Bill 58 – and any amendments proposed thereto by the Committee on Public Infrastructure, Technology and Sustainability – Relating to clean energy projects. (Developing expedited permitting procedures for consumer clean energy projects in order to support rapid consumer adoption of clean energy solutions while continuing to protect the health and safety of Honolulu’s residents.)
8. Bill 59 – and any amendments proposed thereto by the Committee on Parks, Community Services and Intergovernmental Affairs – Relating to parks. (Facilitating the administration of the Adopt-a-Park program and Community Recreational Gardening program.)
9. Bill 61 – and any amendments proposed thereto by the Committee on Zoning, Planning and Housing – Relating to affordable housing. (Exempting hotel developments from the affordable housing requirements established by Ordinance 18-10, which has been codified as Chapter 38, Revised Ordinances of Honolulu.)
10. CR-190 – Recommendations on the review and evaluation of the Grants in Aid Advisory Commission pursuant to Ordinance 17-44.
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND TESTIMONY
Pursuant to the Tenth Proclamation issued by Governor David Ige on July 17, 2020, relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, in order to allow public participation in a manner consistent with social distancing practices the following procedures are in effect for the meeting:
VIEWING THE MEETING AND RESTRICTIONS ON ENTRY
Members of the public will not be allowed into the meeting room,
but may view the meeting on a live broadcast. The meeting will be viewable: (1) on the projection screen situated in the Mission Memorial Auditorium,
550 South King Street, immediately Diamond Head of Honolulu Hale; (2) by internet live streaming through www.honolulucitycouncil.com and http://olelo.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?publish id=92; and (3) by televised live broadcast on Olelo TV Channel 54.
Members of the public gathered inside and outside the Mission Memorial Auditorium shall comply with the Safe Practices and Social Distancing Requirements set forth, respectively, in Governor Ige’s Tenth Proclamation dated July 17, 2020; and Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s Emergency Order No. 2020-23 dated August 6, 2020. In particular, persons shall wear face coverings and maintain a minimum six-foot distance from other members of the public and City staff.
After the meeting, the meeting will be viewable on demand 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.
Some Councilmembers may be participating in the meeting by interactive conference technology from remote locations.
Oral testimony will be permitted on all items on the agenda, subject to the following restrictions:
1. Persons may submit oral testimony remotely at the Mission Memorial Auditorium. Testifiers are requested to register by 10 a.m. as follows:
a. On-Line at http://www.honolulu.gov/ccl-testimony-form.html;
b. By faxing to 768-3826 your name, phone number, and subject matter; or
c. By calling 768-3814.
In-person registration is not available.
Persons who have not registered to testify by 10 a.m. will be given an opportunity to speak on an item following oral testimonies of the registered speakers.
2. Persons also may submit oral testimony remotely through the Webex internet platform. To participate, persons should visit www.webex.com, click “Join,” enter meeting number 1466717416, and complete the registration process. Registrants will receive an email that contains links and information on joining the meeting by either phone or video conference. Webex testifiers are strongly encouraged to register at least 24 hours before the start of the meeting.
3. Each speaker may not have anyone else read their statement and is limited to:
a. A three-minute presentation on Public Hearing, New Business, and Sunshined items; and
b. A one-minute presentation on all other items.
4. Testimony on all items will be taken at the start of the agenda.
Written testimony may be faxed to 768-3826 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, will be available to the public on both the City’s Council’s pilot website: www.honolulucitycouncil.com as well as the City’s legacy DocuShare Website. Written testimony will not be accepted in person at the meeting.
MATERIALS AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION
Meeting materials (“board packet” under HRS Section 92-7.5) are accessible at www.honolulucitycouncil.com by clicking on the link for each item on the online agenda for the meeting.
Accommodations are available upon request to persons with disabilities. Please call 768-3814 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org at least three working days prior to the meeting.
CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU
IKAIKA ANDERSON, CHAIR