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  Amy Asselbaye     Don Horner     Lance Mizumoto



Grant Chun, Committee Chairperson

Brian De Lima, Committee Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, April 19, 2016

11:00 a.m.


Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




I.                 Call to Order  

II.               *Public testimony on Finance and Infrastructure Committee (“Committee”) agenda items **updated (04/19/2016)** 

III.             Approval of Meeting Minutes of March 15, 2016 

          IV.           Discussion Items

A.       Update on the Department of Education’s heat abatement program:  progress since March 15, 2016

B.    Update on the Department of Education’s supplemental budget request for 2016-2017 Fiscal Year:  Senate Committee on Ways and Means decisions **new (04/14/2016)**

C.    Update on the Department of Education’s Community Eligibility Provision (“CEP”) pilot program, which enables high needs schools to serve free meals to all students, for the following: schools on the island of Molokai, Mountain View Elementary School, and Linapuni Elementary School **new (04/14/2016)**  

D.    Update on status of, process, and timeline for Committee review of Board policies presently assigned to the Committee

         V.              Recommendation for Action       

A.         Committee Action on the renaming of Hale Kula Elementary School to honor Senator Daniel K. Inouye **new (04/14/2016)** 

B.         Committee Action to consider public hearings on the adoption of the Kalihi to Ala Moana School Impact Fee District **new (04/15/2016)**

C.         Committee Action on Board Policies 500.1 Organization of the Department and 500.2 Plan of Organization

VI.            Adjournment



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                                                                                                         Grant Chun, Committee Chairperson