Items of Interest
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- Road improvements for Upcountry, Makawao, Pāʻia, and Haʻikū ongoing and planned by the Department of Public Works
- A little bit of history relating to Casanova’s restaurant and the Molina Family association with the Makawao business.
- Revised proposed resolution requesting the bifurcation of the Department of Housing and Human Concerns to create the Department of Housing and the Department of Human Concerns.
The proposed bill has been recommended for approval to the Council by the Governance, Ethics, and Transparency (GET) Committee, of which Councilmember Molina is Chair.
The proposed bill will establish Advisory Committees in the Paia – Haiku Community Plan District and South Maui Community Plan District. The proposed revisions are from Councilmembers Molina and King and include recommendations from the Director of Planning.
The purpose of the bill is to double the penalties for bike tours that operate without a license. The bill was passed by the County Council on April 8, 2020
- Resolution 20-59, proposing a Charter Amendment to increase real property tax appropriation for affordable housing from 2% to 3%.
The proposed Charter Amendment would require the appropriation be made in perpetuity.
- Resolution 20-61, urging the Council Chair to issue a request for proposals for a Comprehensive Affordable Housing Plan.
The plan will review existing and proposed projects, infrastructure availability, funding options, land availability, expedited entitlements, and review of existing regulations. The proposed resolution requesting the RFP will concentrate on methods to create housing units and place needy families into safe, secure and affordable housing.
- Proposed bill relating to residential workforce housing projects under 201-H, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
The purpose of the proposed bill is to increase the requirement of 201H projects to develop 75% of the project dwelling units as affordable. The proposed bill has been transmitted to the Affordable Housing Committee for consideration.
The purpose of the proposed bill is to create a 4-way stop at the Haiku Road where it transitions to Kokomo Road in Haiku near the Haiku Cannery Mall. The proposed bill has been transmitted to the Public Works Commission for consideration and recommendation.
- Resolution 20-25 urging the Administration to negotiate for the acquisition of land in Makawao for an equestrian/rodeo facility.
The purpose of the resolution is to ask the Mayor to start discussions on acquiring land near the Maui Veterans and Makawao Cemeteries to establish a county owned equestrian facility.
- Gary Saldana, Executive Assistant
- Laura McDowell, Executive Assistant
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