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Brian De Lima     Lance Mizumoto     Bruce Voss

Kenneth Uemura, Committee Chairperson

Nolan Kawano, Committee Vice Chairperson


Thursday, February 15, 2018

10:30 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

III.         Approval of Meeting Minutes of January 18, 2018

IV.         Discussion Items

A. Update on Department of Education fiscal reports as of December 31, 2017 (Comparison to Budget, School Food Service, Student Transportation, Utilities, Impact Aid receipts, Capital Improvement Program and Air Conditioning Status)

B. Update on status of implementation of Act 155 (Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 302A-1151.1, Pilot program for lease of public school land)

C. Update on status of implementation of school impact fee districts

V.         Action Items

A. Committee Action on Board of Education Policy 301-2 Creating Communities of Learners

      **new material 02/13/2018 - Memorandum from Committee Chairperson Kenneth Uemura regarding further proposed amendments to Board Policy 301-2**

B. Committee Action on Board of Education Policy 305-10 Anti-Harassment, Anti-Bullying, and Anti-Discrimination against Student(s) by Employees

VI.         Executive Session
This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and Section 92‑5(a)(6), Hawaii Revised Statutes

A. Presentation on Department of Education Information Technology issues

VII.         Adjournment


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                                                                                    Kenneth Uemura, Committee Chairperson