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Margaret Cox     Brian De Lima     Nolan Kawano         

Kili Namauʻu     Catherine Payne     Dwight Takeno

Kenneth Uemura, Committee Chairperson
Bruce Voss, Committee Vice Chairperson 


Thursday, Thursday, November 21, 2019

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 October 3, 2019

IV.         Discussion Items

A. Update on Department of Education fiscal reports as of September 30, 2019 (Comparison to Budget, School Food Service, Student Transportation, Utilities, Impact Aid receipts, School Impact Fees, and CIP) 

B. Update on status of implementation of Act 155 (Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 302A-1151.1, Pilot program for lease of public school land): status of community engagement efforts, status of due diligence, status of Requests for Proposals ("RFPs"), information on independent contractor, and status of Memorandum of Understanding with Hawaii Housing Finance & Development Corporation ("HHFDC")

C. Update on Department of Education Financial Management System modernization (Revised on 11/15/2019 to include hyperlinks)

V.          Recommendation for Action

A. Committee Action on a new Board policy, Equitable Allocation of Facilities Resources, to ensure Board of Education policies and structures enable the Department of Education to complete all facilities projects at its schools with the greatest socioeconomic and academic needs as determined by an equity priority order (FIC Strategic Priority 2)

B. Committee Action on Department of Education's repair and maintenance priority list (FIC Strategic Priority 2)

C. Committee Action on Department of Education's priority criteria for executing Capital Improvement Program projects (FIC Strategic Priority 2)

VI.         Adjournment


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                                                                                                                                                         Kenneth Uemura, Committee Chairperson