DATE: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2022
PLACE: HONOLULU HALE
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER
TIME: 10:00 AM
1. Resolution 21-271 – Relating to the appointment of Ms. Melissa May to serve on the Planning Commission of the City and County of Honolulu.
2. Resolution 21-273 – Confirming the appointment and reappointment of
Mr. Brent Tokita to serve on the Building Board of Appeals of the City and County of Honolulu.
3. Resolution 21-274 – Relating to the appointment of Margaret Cannell to the Zoning Board of Appeals.
4. Resolution 21-275 – Relating to the reappointment of Na’alehu Anthony to serve on the Board of Water Supply of the City and County of Honolulu.
5. Resolution 21-279 – Confirming the appointment of Mr. Scott Inatsuka to serve on the Building Board of Appeals of the City and County of Honolulu.
6. Resolution 22-4 – Confirming the nomination of Roger W. Babcock, Jr., P.E., Ph.D., to serve as the Director of the Department of Environmental Services of the City and County of Honolulu.
7. Resolution 22-5 – Confirming the nomination of Dawn B. Szewczyk, P.E., to serve as the Chief Engineer of the Department of Facility Maintenance of the City and County of Honolulu.
8. Resolution 22-7 – Confirming the reappointment of Fernando J. Frontera to serve on the Building Board of Appeals of the City and County of Honolulu.
9. Resolution 22-8 – Confirming the reappointment of Christopher T. Hong to serve on the Building Board of Appeals of the City and County of Honolulu.
10. Resolution 22-9 – Confirming the appointment of Kenneth Silva to serve on the Police Commission of the City and County of Honolulu.
11. Bill 48 (2021), CD1 – Relating to underground storage tanks. (To protect the purity of O’ahu’s groundwater.)
The item listed below has been published in anticipation of the action to be taken by the Committee on Zoning and Planning; and therefore, the City Council may or may not take action on the item or any amendments proposed thereto.
12. Bill 41 (2021) – and any amendments proposed thereto by the Committee on Zoning and Planning – Relating to transient accommodations. (Protecting the City’s residential neighborhoods and housing stock from the negative impacts of short-term rentals by providing a more comprehensive approach to the regulation of transient accommodations within the City and creating additional sources of funding for the administration and enforcement of the City’s short-term rental and transient accommodations laws.)
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND TESTIMONY
Pursuant to Act 220, Session Laws of Hawaii 2021, and Governor David Ige’s Emergency Proclamation Related to Sunshine Law In-Person Meetings, issued on December 29, 2021, in order to allow public participation in a manner consistent with safe practices, this meeting will be conducted as a remote meeting by interactive conference technology, with the following procedures 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 olelo.org 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 (808) 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 Zoom video conferencing platform. To participate, persons should visit www.zoom.us, click “Join,” enter ID 99131280776, 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. Zoom 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. To audio conference on the day of the meeting call +1-253-21-8782, enter ID 99131280776 and Passcode 600842794.
3. Each speaker may not have anyone else read their statement and is limited to:
a. A three-minute presentation on Public Hearing and New Business items; and
b. A one minute presentation on all other items.
Written testimony may be faxed to (808) 768-3826 or transmitted via the internet at http://www.honolulu.gov/ccl-testimony-form.html or mailed to Office of the City Clerk, Attention: Information Section, 530 South King Street, Room 100, Honolulu, HI 96813. If submitted, written testimonies, including the testifier’s address, e-mail address, and phone number, will be available to the public at https://hnldoc.ehawaii.gov. 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