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Council, committee actions taken, March 17-18

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Comm 1514 – RE: Building Energy Efficiency Standard

(Note: There is a pending motion made by Mr. Hoffmann and duly seconded by Mr. Pilago to close file on Comm 1514 and recommend passage of Bill 385 on first reading.)

RECOMMENDS PASSAGE OF BILL 385, AS AMENDED TO DRAFT 2, ON FIRST READING

AYES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS ENRIQUES, GREENWELL,

 HOFFMANN, IKEDA, NAEOLE, ONISHI, YAGONG,

 YOSHIMOTO, CHAIR FORD

FINANCE COMMITTEE ACTIONS

Comm 184 – Fair share annual report as of June 30, 2008

CLOSE FILE

AYES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS ENRIQUES, FORD, GREENWELL,

 HOFFMANN, IKEDA, NAEOLE, ONISHI, CHAIR YAGONG

ABSENT: COMMITTEE MEMBER YOSHIMOTO

Comm 193 – RE: Public Access Open Space Fund (suspends the fund for 2 yrs) (Bill 49)

POSTPONED TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 7, 2009.

AYES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS ENRIQUES, GREENWELL,

 HOFFMANN, IKEDA, ONISHI, YOSHIMOTO

NOES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS FORD, CHAIR YAGONG

Comm 194 – Adopting a Pay Plan-the salary ordinance of 2009 (Bill 50)

POSTPONED TO FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 7, 2009

AYES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS ENRIQUES, GREENWELL, HOFFMANN, IKEDA, NAEOLE, ONISHI, YOSHIMOTO

NOES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS FORD, CHAIR YAGONG

PUBLIC SAFETY & PARKS AND RECREATION COMMITTEE ACTIONS

Comm 192 – Requests DLNR to abandon plan to eradicate cattle by helicopter (Res 67-09)

POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 7, 2009

AYES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS FORD, GREENWELL, HOFFMANN, IKEDA, NAEOLE, YAGONG, YOSHIMOTO, CHAIR ENRIQUES

ABSENT: COMMITTEE MEMBER ONISHI

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE ACTIONS

Comm 183 – Appoint Richard Ha to Environmental MGT commission

CLOSE FILE

AYES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS ENRIQUES, FORD, HOFFMANN, IKEDA, NAEOLE, ONISHI, YAGONG, YOSHIMOTO, CHAIR GREENWELL

Comm 189 – Pursue a single solid waste proposal to qualify for Farm Bill $$ (Res 66-09)

RECOMMENDS ADOPTION OF RES 66-09

AYES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS ENRIQUES, HOFFMANN, IKEDA, NAEOLE, ONISHI, YOSHIMOTO, CHAIR GREENWELL

NOES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS FORD, YAGONG

HUMAN SERVICES & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE ACTIONS

Comm 129 – Presentation by the Hawai‘i Island Humane Society

CLOSE FILE

AYES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS ENRIQUES, FORD, GREENWELL, HOFFMANN, IKEDA, ONISHI, YOSHIMOTO, CHAIR NAEOLE

ABSENT: COMMITTEE MEMBER YAGONG

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE ACTIONS

Comm 161 – Update the Ka’u Community Development Plan

CLOSE FILE

AYES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS ENRIQUES, FORD, GREENWELL,

 HOFFMANN, NAEOLE, YAGONG, YOSHIMOTO, CHAIR

 IKEDA

ABSENT: COMMITTEE ONISHI

Comm 162 – Appoint members to the Ka’u CDP Steering Committee

RECOMMENDS CONFIRMATION OF DONNA-MARIE AMBROSE, PATRICIA “PATTI” BARRY, ELDRIDGE NABOA, MARINO RAMONES AND SIMON TORRES, JR. TO THE KA‘Ū COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN STEERING COMMITTEE.

AYES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS ENRIQUES, FORD, GREENWELL, HOFFMANN, NAEOLE, ONISHI, YAGONG, YOSHIMOTO,CHAIR IKEDA

RECOMMENDS CONFIRMATION OF RONALD EBERT TO THE KA‘Ū COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN STEERING COMMITTEE.

AYES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS ENRIQUES, FORD, GREENWELL, NAEOLE, ONISHI, YAGONG, YOSHIMOTO, CHAIR IKEDA

ABSENT: COMMITTEE MEMBER HOFFMANN

RECOMMENDS CONFIRMATION OF ROBERT DAMATE TO THE KA‘Ū COMMUNITY PLAN STEERING COMMITTEE.

AYES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS ENRIQUES, FORD, GREENWELL, HOFFMANN, NAEOLE, YAGONG, YOSHIMOTO, CHAIR IKEDA

ABSENT: COMMITTEE MEMBER ONISHI

RECOMMENDS CONFIRMATION OF LEINA‘ALA ENOS & MICHELLE GALIMBA TO THE KA‘Ū COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN STEERING COMMITTEE.

AYES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS ENRIQUES, FORD, GREENWELL, NAEOLE, ONISHI, YAGONG, CHAIR IKEDA

ABSENT: COMMITTEE MEMBERS HOFFMANN, YOSHIMOTO

RECOMMENDS CONFIRMATION OF LOREN HECK TO THE KA‘Ū COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN STEERING COMMITTEE.

AYES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS ENRIQUES, FORD, GREENWELL, HOFFMANN, NAEOLE, ONISHI, YAGONG, CHAIR IKEDA

ABSENT: COMMITTEE MEMBER YOSHIMOTO

FORWARDS CONFIRMATION OF RICHARD CREAGON TO THE KA‘Ū COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN STEERING COMMITTEE TO COUNCIL WITH A NEGATIVE RECOMMENDATION.

NOES: COMMITTEE MEMBERS ENRIQUES, FORD, GREENWELL, HOFFMANN, NAEOLE, ONISHI, YAGONG, YOSHIMOTO, CHAIR IKEDA

 

COUNTY COUNCIL MEETING 

STATEMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ON COMMUNICATIONS & RESOLUTIONS ACTIONS

Res 59-09 – Mental health transformation State Incentive Grant

ADOPTED

AYES: COUNCIL MEMBERS ENRIQUES, FORD, GREENWELL,

 HOFFMANN, IKEDA, NAEOLE, ONISHI, YAGONG, CHAIR

 YOSHIMOTO

Res 70-09 – $500 FORD contingency to print “Just Say Yes to Domestic Harmony” bumper stickers

ADOPTED

AYES: COUNCIL MEMBERS ENRIQUES, FORD, GREENWELL, HOFFMANN, IKEDA, NAEOLE, ONISHI, YAGONG, CHAIR YOSHIMOTO

SECOND/FINAL READING, REPORTS, EXECUTIVE SESSION, AND OTHER BUSINESS.

Bill 27 – RE: vehicles and traffic – adds a stop intersection at Kuakini & Makala

PASSED 2ND/FINAL READING

AYES: COUNCIL MEMBERS ENRIQUES, FORD, GREENWELL, HOFFMANN, IKEDA, NAEOLE, ONISHI, YAGONG, CHAIR YOSHIMOTO

Bill 29 – RE: Community Facilities District – eliminate appraisal requirements

PASSED 2ND/FINAL READING

AYES: COUNCIL MEMBERS ENRIQUES, FORD, GREENWELL, HOFFMANN, IKEDA, NAEOLE, ONISHI, YAGONG, CHAIR YOSHIMOTO

Note: Bills  39-48 were submitted by the mayor as part of his Federal Stimulus Package.

Bill 41 D2 – $500,000 to construct extension to existing Hwy maint. div. office building

PASSED 2ND/FINAL READING

AYES: COUNCIL MEMBERS ENRIQUES, FORD, GREENWELL, HOFFMANN, IKEDA, NAEOLE, ONISHI, YAGONG, CHAIR YOSHIMOTO

Bill 43 – $2,420,000 addl. Gen. ob. Bonds DPW repair & maint. Proj. (total = $7,420,000)

PASSED 2ND/FINAL READING

AYES; COUNCIL MEMBERS ENRIQUES, FORD, GREENWELL, HOFFMANN, IKEDA, NAEOLE, ONISHI, YAGONG, CHAIR YOSHIMOTO

REPORTS

FC-36 – Approval of the nomination of individuals to the merit appeals board

APPROVED

PSPRC-5 – Approval of the nomination of Jan Yokoyama to the liquor control adjudication

APPROVED

PSPRC-6 – Approval of the nomination of Donn Mende to the police commission

APPROVED

— Find out more:

Complete agenda actions taken: www.co.hawaii.hi.us

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