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Kaimuki Neighborhood Board Meeting July 2019 Minutes
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2019
KAIMUKI CHRISTIAN CHURCH, FELLOWSHIP HALL
CALL TO ORDER - Chair Pro Tem Sharon Schneider called the meeting to order at 6:33 p.m. A quorum was established with nine (9) members present. Note: This 11-member Board requires six (6) members to establish a quorum and to take official Board action.
Board Members Present - Eri Ane, Brian Kang, Marilyn Moniz, Becky Gardner, Stephanie Nagai, Sharon Schneider, Lori Yamada, Paul Hoe, and Kehau Watson.
Board Members Absent - Juanita Kawamoto and Molly Pierce.
Guests - Captain Ricardo Yost (Honolulu Fire Department); Lorna Heller (Board of Water Supply); Lieutenant Nakamura and Sergeant Scott (Honolulu Police Department); Director Mark Wong (Mayor Kirk Caldwell's Representative); Councilmember Ann Kobayashi and James Larson; Davin Aoyagi; Adrian Tam (Senator Stanley Chang's Representative); Leonard Hoshijo (Governor David Ige's Representative); Representative Calvin Say; Michelle Matson, Sarah Chinen, Sidney Lynch, Drew Matsumoto, Kim De Souza, Grace Lee, George Lee, Hitoshi Nagai, Linda Nagai, Pamela Chow, Carol Lee-Arnold, Peter Arnold, Sky Chun-Matsukawa, Stephanie Raft and Elton Fukumoto (Residents); Chris Naylon (Neighborhood Commission Office). Note: Name was not included if not legible or on the guest attendance sheet.
PUBLIC SAFETY REPORTS
Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) - Captain Ricardo Yost was present; the following report we given:
• June 2019 Statistics - There were 2 nuisance fires, 6 activated alarms, 73 medical emergencies, 2 motor vehicle crashes/collisions, and 2 mountain rescues.
• Safety Tip: Grilling Safety: Each year an average of 8,900 home fires are caused by grilling. Almost half of all injuries involving grills are due to thermal burns. Follow these simple tips for safe grilling:
o Propane and charcoal barbeque grills are only for use outdoors.
o Grills should be placed well away from the home, deck railings, and out from under eaves and overhanging branches.
o Keep children and pets at least three (3) feet away from the grill area.
o Keep your grill clean by removing grease and fat buildup.
o Never leave grill unattended.
o Ensure the gas grill lid is open before lighting it.
o Charcoal Chimney starters allow you to light the charcoal using newspaper as fuel.
o If using a starter fluid, only use charcoal starter fluid. Never add charcoal fluid or any other flammable liquids to the fire.
o Keep charcoal fluid out of children's reach and away from heat sources.
o When you are done, let the coals cool completely before disposing of it in a metal container.
Honolulu Police Department (HPD) - Lieutenant Nakamura was present; the following report was given:
• June 2019 Statistics: There were 7 motor vehicle thefts, 17 burglaries, 22 thefts, and 22 Unauthorized Entry into Motor Vehicle (UEMV). There were 5,683 total call for service.
• Hurricane Safety: Lieutenant Nakamura spoke about Hurricane safety and the different levels of hurricane warnings. Please visit www.honolulu.gov/dem for hurricane safety information. Please contact the Department of Emergency Management (DEM) for more information at (808) 723-8960 or email@example.com.
• Follow Up: Lieutenant Nakamura disseminated a handout to the Board that detailed the HPD districts compared to the Neighborhood Board boundaries.
Questions and comments followed:
1. Maunaloa Avenue: Watson asked about homes on Maunaloa Avenue being blocked by parent's vehicles from Kaimuki Middle School and what is a long term solution to the concern. HPD noted that schools have many different options for easing traffic and stated that special duty officers could assist with the concern. Watson asked if special duty officers are an option. HPD stated that the DOE may not be able to utilize this option and stated that they will ask parents to keep traffic moving and to not block driveways. HPD noted that the schools need to find a solution to this issue that is tailored to their unique situations.
2. Increase in Criminal Activity: Gardner asked about an increase in burglaries in Palolo. HPD stated that burglaries are serious and stated that many burglaries occur during the day. HPD asked for residents to be aware and report any suspicious activity. Gardner asked and HPD noted that they have not seen a pattern of thefts in the region. Chair Schneider noted that cameras and security watches have been helpful with the issue. HPD noted that surveillance systems have become cheaper and assists in deterring burglaries.
Board of Water Supply (BWS) - Lorna Heller (BWS) circulated a handout and reported the following:
• Main Breaks - There were no main breaks for May 2019.
• General Water Announcements: Scheduled Water Rate Increase in Effect: The new water rate schedule and other changes to the rate structure are in effect as of Monday, July 1, 2019. The new rates adjustment allow the BWS to accomplish their investments in repairing Oahu's water infrastructure, accelerating our pipeline replacement program, reducing main breaks and ensuring the everyone pays closer to their share of water service costs. Notable changes to the rate schedule include:
o Gradual Increases to the water rates.
o The monthly billing charge will move to a monthly customer charge based on meter size.
o A new lower rate "Essential Needs" Tier.
• Contact Information: For more information on the new water rate schedule, visit BWS's website at www.boardofwatersupply.com/rates or call the BWS Communications Office at 748-5041. Provided tonight was a handout containing general details about the new rate structure and how to read your new water bill.
• 31st Annual Halawa Xeriscape Garden Open House and Unthirsty Plant Sale: The Honolulu BWS invite you and the entire family to the 31s Annual Halawa Xeriscape Garden Open House and Unthirsty Plant Sale on Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The event features a wide variety of less-thirsty and native plants at moderate prices xeriscape workshops by garden experts, keiki activities, educational booths, a cactus display, delicious food, and much more. Most importantly, event-goers will gain valuable insights on how to conserve water through water-efficient landscaping. Admission is free and proceeds from the event will help support education programs and classed at the Halawa Xeriscape Garden. Street parking with complimentary shuttle service to and from the garden on Iwaena Street. For more information, please visit https://www.boardofwatersupply.com/news-events/events/annual-unthirsty-plant-sale-2019 or call the BWS Communications Office at (808) 748-5041. You may also visit our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/BWSHonolulu or Twitter page @BWSHonolulu for additional information. BWS disseminated flyers containing information about the Plant Sale.
• Follow Up: Use of Round Up: Heller reported that the BWS is exploring alternatives to using Round Up: traditional cutting, additional crews, and stoppage of use on windy days have all been implemented. Heller noted that the waterways have not been affected by the use of Round Up.
Questions, comments, and concerns followed: Use of Round Up: Gardner noted Round Up lawsuits due to the product causing cancer and stated that the Department of Education has prohibited its use. Watson asked for an estimated schedule for the stoppage of using Round Up. Watson noted that there are alternatives to the use of Round Up. Chair Schneider asked and Heller noted that she is not aware of any work near the reservoirs and Heller will report back.
ELECTION OF OFFICERS
Chair: Chair Pro Tem opened up nominations for Chair. Hoe nominated Schneider. Hearing no objections, nominations were closed. Hearing no objections, Schneider was ELECTED Board Chair by UNANIMOUS CONSENT, (9-0-0). (Aye: Ane, Kang, Moniz, Gardner, Nagai, Schneider, Yamada, Hoe, and Watson; Nay: None; Abstain: None.)
Vice Chair: Chair Schneider opened nominations for Vice Chair. Yamada nominated Hoe. Hearing no objections, nominations were closed. Hearing no objections, Hoe was ELECTED Vice Chair by UNANIMOUS CONSENT, (9-0-0). (Aye: Ane, Kang, Moniz, Gardner, Nagai, Schneider, Yamada, Hoe, and Watson; Nay: None; Abstain: None.)
Secretary: Chair Schneider opened up nominations for Secretary. Kang nominated Yamada. Hearing no objections, nominations were closed. Hearing no objections, Yamada was ELECTED Secreatary by UNANIMOUS CONSENT, (9-0-0). (Aye: Ane, Kang, Moniz, Gardner, Nagai, Schneider, Yamada, Hoe, and Watson; Nay: None; Abstain: None.)
Treasurer: Chair Schneider opened up nomination for Treasurer. Hoe nominated Kang. Hearing no objections, nominations were closed. Hearing no objections, Kang was ELECTED Treasurer by UNANIMOUS CONSENT, (9-0-0). (Aye: Ane, Kang, Moniz, Gardner, Nagai, Schneider, Yamada, Hoe, and Watson; Nay: None; Abstain: None.)
Sergeant at Arms: Chair Schneider opened up nominations for Sergeant at Arms. Gardner nominated Moniz. Hearing no objections, nominations were closed. Hearing no objections, Moniz was ELECTED Sergeant at Arms by UNANIMOUS CONSENT, (9-0-0). (Aye: Ane, Kang, Moniz, Gardner, Nagai, Schneider, Yamada, Hoe, and Watson; Nay: None; Abstain: None.)
DETERMINATION OF MEETING LOCATION & RECESS SCHEDULE
Hoe MOVED and Watson SECONDED the MOTION to retain the same date, time, meeting location, and recess schedule from the 2017-2019 Board Term. Hearing no objections MOTION PASSES by UNANIMOUS CONSENT, (9-0-0). (Aye: Ane, Kang, Moniz, Gardner, Nagai, Schneider, Yamada, Hoe, and Watson; Nay: None; Abstain: None.)
PARTICIPATION IN OLELO BROADCAST PROGRAM & ANNUAL NEWSLETTER
Discussion Followed: Chinen stated that she is in favor of re-watching meetings. A resident noted that she is unable to attend meetings and stated that she would enjoy being able to watch meetings at home. Vice Chair Hoe noted that meeting minutes and agendas are sent out with the Board mail out. Watson noted that increase transparency is a good thing. Naiga stated that she is for Olelo if the community supports it.
Hearing no objections, Participation in Olelo Broadcast Programming and an Annual Newsletter was DEFERRED until the August 2019 Meeting by UNANIMOUS CONSENT, (9-0-0). (Aye: Ane, Kang, Moniz, Gardner, Nagai, Schneider, Yamada, Hoe, and Watson; Nay: None; Abstain: None.)
ORAL TESTIMONY RULES
Watson MOVED and Hoe SECONDED the MOTION to install a three (3) minute speaking limit for Elected Officials, community members, and a 10 minute limit for presentations. Hearing no objections, the MOTION PASSED by UNANIMOUS CONSENT, (9-0-0). (Aye: Ane, Kang, Moniz, Gardner, Nagai, Schneider, Yamada, Hoe, and Watson; Nay: None; Abstain: None.)
COMMUNITY CONCERNS AND PUBLIC INPUT
Walkwise Hawai'i: Representatives from Walkwise Hawai'i was present; gave the following report:
• Pedestrian Safety Month: August 2019 will be the 10th annual statewide Pedestrian Safety Month.
• Pedestrian Accidents: 2019 is on pace to set the record for the highest amount of pedestrian crashed within a calendar year for Hawai'i. Representatives noted that most pedestrian accidents occur during the dawn, dusk, or times of low-light visibility.
Event: There is a Walk Wise presentation and sign waving event on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for Pedestrian Safety along Waialae Avenue.
Questions and comments followed: Sign Waving: Watson asked and the Walk Wise representatives stated that the event will start at 5:00 p.m. but asked that residents attend their safety presentation at 4:30 p.m. Representatives noted that many pedestrians are hit by distracted drivers in rush. Chow asked that the community sign their Walk Wise handout to get more information on pedestrian safety. Chinen asked that the community attend the Walk Wise event.
Helicopter Safety: Matson circulated her petition in regards to growing community concerns about tour helicopter skirting rules and regulations. Matson thanked the Board for signing the resolution in regards to aviation safety and stated that community recognition of the issue is spreading.
Monster Homes: Chinen asked about the Department of Planning and Permitting (DPP) giving permits to two (2) monster homes during the moratorium. The two (2) permits were for 847 9th Avenue and 738 22nd Avenue.
Sierra Drive Paving: A resident asked about the paving of Sierra Drive and Chair Schneider requested that the Department of Design and Construction (DDC) attend their August 2019 meeting. Chair Schneider noted that the community has not been properly informed about the project and detours. A resident noted that the contractor had a change order for the work until they hit a waterline on Monday, July 15, 2019. A resident noted that the area will not be able to be paved due to the sewer work in the region. Watson asked and Chair Schneider stated that Melody Diaz from Grace Pacific is the project manager. Chair Schneider noted that there is an issue with a lack of transparency with the community. Chair Schneider noted that a special meeting may be needed for the topic. Chair Schneider asked and a resident stated that their permits to connect to the sewer lines are pending. Watson stated that the connection of sewage lines should not be too difficult. A resident noted that the contract does not include the repaving of the roadway at the bottom of Sierra Drive.
Sierra Drive Monster Home: A resident noted that there may be a housing development with five (5) homes on one (1) property at the bottom of Sierra Drive. A resident noted that the original sewer line would not be able to handle the additional homes in the region.
Hawaiian Bicycle League (HBL): Daniel Alexander introduced himself to the community; gave the following report:
• Group Goals: Alexander noted that they are attempting to make Hawai'i a more bicycle friendly community and are advocating the safety of bicyclists, drivers, and pedestrians.
• Bicycle Parking: A representative noted that there is a dearth of bicycle parking in Kaimuki. The representative stated that they surveyed the bicycle parking in Kaimuki by breaking the region into five (5) regions and noted that there was insufficient parking across all five (5) regions. Alexander noted that there are large regions of Kaimuki that do not have bicycle parking. The representative noted that many resident will just chain and lock their bicycles to any object available. HBL had a survey of 44 bicycle riders that stated that most of them would ride their bicycles for everyday tasks if there was sufficient infrastructure. HBL noted that one (1) car parking stall could fit eight (8) bike racks. HBL noted that 16 bike racks would need to be installed within the Kaimuki region. HBL is attempting to install a bike rack within 100 feet of every store front in the region. Alexander asked the Board if they would support the installation of more bike racks in the future to support a more bike friendly environment. Chair Schneider noted her attempts to have more bike racks installed at businesses.
Questions and comments followed:
1. Bike Racks: Watson asked and Alexander noted that they would be placing their bike racks on the sidewalks and no removing street parking.
2. Survey: Watson asked for a scientific survey of the community and Alexander noted that the survey was of their Facebook and was meant to show the results of the biking community.
3. Primary Urban Center Development Plan (PUCDP): Chair Schneider noted that there is a PUCDP meeting on Saturday, July 29, 2019 where residents can voice their concerns for the community. HBL noted that many health and traffic concerns would be solved by more residents biking.
4. BIKI: Watson noted that she would support the spreading of BIKI and stated that she would be in support of having dialogue on the expansion of BIKI locations.
5. Pedestrian Safety: Alexander noted a record number of people killed while walking and stated that there needs to be a change. Alexander noted a need to better educate people about driving under the influence. Alexander noted that they have been attempting to increase pedestrian safety by installing safety flags and stated that the flags would need to be adopted by the community. Chair Schneider noted that it works at Waialae Elementary School and noted that it may work at unmarked crosswalks. Watson asked about their installation in Manoa and Councilmember Kobayashi noted that the signs were very effective. Chair Schneider noted that Honolulu Complete Street may work with them. Chinen noted her appreciation for the flags. Watson noted that the community implemented the flags quickly. Alexander noted that there were issues due to liability. Chair Schneider noted different attempts to stifle the growing crosswalk concerns. Nagai thanked HBL for speaking to the community.
United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE): Chair Schneider noted that USACE will not be attendance and stated that they will attempt to attend the August 2019 meeting.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell's Representative - Mark Wong, Department of Information Technology (DIT) Director, reported the following:
• Maunawili Circle: The Department of Parks and Recreation stated that on Thursday, June 27, 2019 a supervisor of the Division of Urban Forestry (DUF), Department of Parks and Recreation, inspected two shower trees that are recognized City street trees under DUF's maintenance jurisdiction. These trees, located near the City bus stop, were determined to be in healthy condition. The DUF asked that more specific information is given to identify which trees are a concern. The DUF asked if any supporting documents like police reports or photos of the damaged City property would be helpful. The DUF stated that they do not condone this behavior against City trees and noted that they will be able to investigate the concern with additional information.
• Round Up: The DPR stated that they do not use any product know as Round Up, but may use other similar products.
• Monster Homes: The DPP will respond to any specific questions from the board, in writing, pertaining to any perceived "monster homes" being built in the Kaimuki region.
• Pualele Place: The DPP stated that they are unable to service the request without unless a specific address is provided.
• Sierra Drive and Pualele Place: The Department of Facility Maintenance (DFM) stated that an investigation of the Sierra Drive and Pualele Place area revealed that a contractor had excavated the sidewalk area next to the utility pole and placed temporary plywood boards with rocks to weigh down the boards to cover the excavated area, three (3) orange stanchions with reflectors, and two (2) steel drums (barrels). DFM is working with other City agencies that may have issued the contractor a permit for the excavation and will discuss with utility companies performing work in the road and sidewalk areas at the City's Government and Public Utilities Task Force meeting on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. If the contractor did not acquire the required permit(s) for the work, enforcement action will be requested of the appropriate City agencies.
• Center Street: The Department of Transportation Services (DTS) will perform an investigation, which will include a site inspection, speed study, review of the traffic collision history, etc., and take appropriate action as warranted by their analysis. DTS will contact the Mayor's Representative if any additional information be required during their investigation.
• Abandoned Vehicles: Customer Services Department (CSD) is requesting additional information regarding this abandoned vehicle as far as make, model, license plate, color etc. That would really help inspectors to investigate.
Questions, comments, and concerns followed:
1. Maunalani Circle: Chair Schneider noted that the trees along Maunalani Circle next to the bus stop were topped and stated that this is bad for the trees.
2. Department of Transportation Services (DTS): Director Wong noted that DTS follows federal regulations for the installation and removal of traffic controls. Director Wong noted that installation requests can backfire when they need to update the region to federal standards.
3. Round Up: Watson asked and Director Wong noted that DPR does not use Round Up and stated that different departments follow different policies. Gardner asked and Director Wong noted that DPR has a policy that stated that they do not use Round Up.
4. Monster Homes: A resident noted that the 3700 block of Sierra Drive has monster homes being constructed. Chinen noted that there are jurisdictional concerns for City and State in regards to Monster Homes. Chair Schneider asked if the DDC would present plans for Sierra Drive and Director Wong noted that there is an issue with having civil servants attend Board meetings.
5. Homelessness: Chinen noted that there are jurisdictional concerns for City and State in regards to homelessness and Director Wong noted that City and State work together in their attempts to clear the region of homeless. Chinen noted the need to get federal agencies involved. Hoe noted that Los Angeles has more homeless people but a lower percentage per capita.
Councilmember Ann Kobayashi - Councilmember Kobayashi circulated a handout and reported the following:
• Removal of Tree Stumps: Councilmember Kobayashi noted that tree stumps in Kaimuki are not currently in the DPR's plans for removal and stated that she will continue to pursue their replacement by the DPR. Chair Schneider noted community solutions for the planters within the Kaimuki region.
• Bike Racks: Councilmember Kobayashi noted that additional bike racks would be a better solution than more BIKI stations. Councilmember Kobayashi noted that BIKI racks take potential parking stalls.
• Homelessness: Councilmember Kobayashi noted that the homeless are moved by the clearing of encampments and stated that there is a need to clear Crane Community Park. Councilmember Kobayashi stated that she is working with the State to find a solution to the growing concern and noted that regional efforts to clear the park have ceased.
• Resolution 19-160: Matson asked about the Resolution 19-160 that is against the Ala Wai Project and Councilmember Kobayashi stated that a Permitted Interaction Group (PIG) will be issuing a request for proposal (RFP) for an alternative to the USACE plans.
Questions and comments followed:
1. Crane Park: A resident asked and Councilmember Kobayashi noted that she has levied complaints to the DPR, Office of Housing, and Mayor Caldwell. Councilmember Kobayashi noted that Crane Community Park has been left to the wayside. Watson asked how often security goes through Crane Community Park.
2. Outreach Programs: A resident asked if there are any attempts for outreach in the region and Councilmember Kobayashi noted that the HPD may have an upcoming program.
Councilmember Tommy Waters - Davin Aoyagi circulated a handout; reported the following:
• Bulky Item Pilot Project: Aoyagi asked that all concerns about the Bulky Item Pilot Project be sent to his office at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 768-1171.
• Sierra Drive: Councilmember Water's office will disseminate the Sierra Drive project information to the community when available.
• Request for Investigation and Service Report (RISR): Aoyagi noted that his office has submitted RISRs about the Monster Home concerns brought up throughout the meeting.
• Resolution 19-160: Aoyagi noted that Resolution 19-160 is in regards to Ala Moana Beach Park.
Questions and comments followed:
1. Sierra Drive: Chair Schneider asked to get more information about the Sierra Drive project. A resident noted that the project is slated to be completed by the end of 2019.
2. Mauna Lani Park: Nagai asked about the community being able to use the Mauna Lani Park pavilion.
Governor David Ige's Representative - No representative was present; the following report was read by Chair Schneider:
Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT): The State has issues a notice to proceed with the building of the TMT. Governor Ige has issued an Emergency Proclamation to protect the health, safety, and well fare of the people of Hawai'i Island to ensure the safety and the execution of the law. The Emergency Proclamation will give law enforcement increased flexibility and authority to close more areas and restrict access of Mauna Kea. This will allow law enforcement to improve its management of the site and surrounding areas. Any questions or concerns please contact PBHANOT@DHS.Hawaii.Gov.
State Senator Stanley Chang - Adrian Tam circulated a handout and reported the following:
• Follow Up: Senate Bill (SB) 1292: Tam reported that SB 1292 was vetoed by Governor Ige.
• Contact Information: Gardner asked that the community contact Senator Chang with any questions or concerns at (808) 586-8420 or by email at email@example.com.
Questions and comments followed: Senate Bill (SB) 1292: Chinen noted her opposition to SB 1292 and asked that Governor Ige veto the Bill.
State Senator Les Ihara - No representative was present; no report was given.
Speaker Emeritus Representative Calvin Say - Representative Say circulated a handout and reported the following:
• Congratulations: Representative Say congratulated the Board on their elections and asked the new members to listen to their senior members.
• Mauna Lani Park: Representative Say noted that Mauna Lani Park is not being fully activated by the community.
Resolution: Supporting the establishment of a Special Sea-Level Rise Storm-Surge Impact District: Kang recused himself from the Agenda Topic. Chair Schneider noted that there are jurisdictional issues within Kaka'ako and stated that they should not vote on the topic.
Watson MOVED and Hoe SECONDED the MOTION to DEFER the Agenda Topic: the Resolution: Supporting the establishment of a Special Sea-Level Rise Storm-Surge Impact District; until the August 2019 Meeting. Hearing no objections, the MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY; by UNANIMOUS CONSENT, (8-0-0). (Aye: Ane, Moniz, Gardner, Nagai, Schneider, Yamada, Hoe, and Watson; Nay: None; Abstain: None.)
Letters to the Governor Ige and Mayor Caldwell concerning Ala Wai Watershed Project:
Public Concerns: A resident noted that the Palolo No. 6 and Manoa No. 7 Neighborhood Boards have both passed letters opposing the project. A resident noted his concerns with the lack of the plan's completion and lack of encompassing the neighborhoods outside Waikiki. A resident noted that there is no section that specifies whom will be paying for the project's maintenance. A resident noted that USACE has not had an alternative plan after hearing the community input. A resident noted that there are different flood basins that have had nothing planned for them. A resident noted that potential alternatives could be researched. A resident noted concerns with effects of flooding and mudslides after the project's completion. Watson asked if the letters should be considered and the community wanted Mayor Caldwell to hear their letters on the subject.
Watson MOVED and Hoe SECONDED the MOTION to support letters to Governor Ige's and Mayor Caldwell's office concerning the Ala Wai Project.
Discussion Followed: Community Input: Kang noted his concerns with not accepting the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and stated that community input has been posted. A resident noted that the EIS process has been questioned. Watson asked and a resident stated that state and federal reports have not been completed. Fukumoto noted that the letters were meant to weigh-in on legislation and not engineering. Fukumoto noted that the Ala Wai canal does not flood to the extent reported by USACE and stated that their reports are erroneous. Watson stated that the residents are requesting additional data and noted that their letter properly conveys their notion.
The MOTION to support letters to Governor Ige's and Mayor Caldwell's office concerning the Ala Wai Project FAILED by ROLL CALL VOTE, (5-3-1-). (Aye: Ane, Gardner, Yamada, Hoe, and Watson; Nay: Kang; Abstain: Moniz, Nagai, and Schneider.)
Community Concerns Letter: Moniz asked if the Board could write a letter that would contain the concerns of the community. Gardner noted a change in verbiage in regards to a lack of community awareness. Moniz noted the importance of the community's voices being heard on lasting measures.
Hearing no objections, the writing a letter in regards to community concerns was deferred by UNANIMOUS CONSENT, (9-0-0). (Aye: Ane, Kang, Moniz, Gardner, Nagai, Schneider, Yamada, Hoe, and Watson; Nay: None; Abstain: None.)
Approval of Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes - Gardner moved and Hoe seconded the MOTION to APPROVE the June 2019 minutes as WRITTEN. The MOTION PASSED by UNANIMOUS CONSENT, (9-0-0); (Aye: Ane, Kang, Moniz, Gardner, Nagai, Schneider, Yamada, Hoe, and Watson; Nay: None; Abstain: None.)
Treasurer's Report - Kang reported an expenditure of $ 35.16 in May 2019 and a balance $142.56.
Members Attendance at Other Meetings - No reports.
A. Primary Urban Center Development Plan (PUCDP) East Meeting: PUCDP East Meeting will be held on Monday, July 29, 2019 at Ala Wai Elementary Cafeteria from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. For more information, see http://www.pucdp.com, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
B. Trees For Kaimuki Community Information Meeting - Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. at Da Shop, 3565 Harding Avenue, Kaimuki.
C. Pedestrian Safety Month August 21, 2019 5:00 p.m.-6:p.m., meet at Lili'uokalani School Parking lot, corner of Waialae and Koko Head Avenue, 4:30 p.m.
D. Next Regular Board Meeting - The next Kaimuki Neighborhood Board No. 4 meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Kaimuki Christian Church at 6:30 p.m.
ADJOURNMENT - Chair Schneider adjourned the meeting at 8:32 p.m.
Submitted by: Chris Naylon, Neighborhood Assistant.
Reviewed By: Harry Cho, Public Relations Officer
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