DATE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2021
PLACE: HONOLULU HALE
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER
TIME: 10:00 AM
1. Resolution 21-66 – Confirming the nomination of James H. E. Ireland, M.D., to serve as the Director of Emergency Services of the City and County of Honolulu.
2. Resolution 21-80 – Relating to the appointment of Mr. Shelton G. W. Jim On to serve on the Ethics Commission of the City and County of Honolulu.
3. Resolution 21-81 – Confirming the appointment of Benjamin H. Mahi to serve on the Police Commission of the City and County of Honolulu.
4. Resolution 21-83 – Confirming the appointment of Alan K. Bluemke to serve on the Civil Service Commission of the City and County of Honolulu.
5. Resolution 21-84 – Confirming the appointment of Mr. Nathaniel Kinney to serve on the Planning Commission of the City and County of Honolulu.
6. Bill 5, CD1 – Relating to the Legislative Budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.
7. Bill 6, CD1 – Relating to the Executive Operating Budget and Program for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.
8. Bill 7, CD1 – Relating to the Executive Capital Budget and Program for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.
9. Bill 8 – 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, 2022, 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.
10. Bill 10, CD1 – Relating to Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. (Increasing the entrance fee for nonresidents.)
11. Bill 12 – Relating to the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Operating Budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.
12. Bill 13, CD1 – Relating to the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Capital Budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.
13. Bill 14 – 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, 2022, 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.
14. Bill 15, CD1 – Relating to funds. (Amending the ordinances relating to the solid waste special fund.)
15. Bill 16 – Relating to bicycles. (Mandating certain requirements for bicycle docking stations installed on City property.)
16. Resolution 21-62 – Determining the Real Property Tax Rates for the City and County of Honolulu for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.
Tax Rate Per $1,000
Class Net Taxable Real Property Value
(A) Residential $ 3.50
(B) Hotel and Resort 13.90
(C) Commercial 12.40
(D) Industrial 12.40
(E) Agricultural 5.70
(F) Preservation 5.70
(G) Public Service 0.00
(H) Vacant Agricultural 8.50
(I) Residential A
Tier 1 4.50
Tier 2 10.50
(J) Bed and breakfast home 6.50
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.
Advance notice is given that the Council may adopt the Resolution fixing the real property rates for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022 at a meeting to be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 in the Council Chamber, Honolulu Hale.
17. CR-102 – Recommendation on the review and evaluation of the Salary Commission pursuant to Ordinance 17-44.
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND TESTIMONY
Pursuant to the Eighteenth Proclamation issued by Governor David Ige on February 12, 2021, 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) by internet live streaming through www.honolulucitycouncil.com and http://olelo.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?publish id=92; and (2) by televised live broadcast on Olelo TV Channel 54.
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 through the Webex video conferencing platform. To participate, persons should visit www.webex.com, click “Join,” enter meeting number 187 492 1173, 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. Remote testimony will be taken at the start of the agenda and then closed.
2. 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.
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, email 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.
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MATERIALS AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION
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CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU
TOMMY WATERS, CHAIR