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Proposed Ordinance by Initiative

CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU

The following Ballot Question is being submitted to the People of the City and County of Honolulu to be voted upon at the General Election on Tuesday, November 4, 1986.

Should the Primary Urban Center Development Plan Special Provisions Section 2 "Urban Design Principles and Controls for the Primary Urban Center," Subsection 2 "Principles and Controls for Special Areas," Subsection b. "Waikiki," Subsection (8), be amended to read:

BE IT ORDAINED by the People of the City and County of Honolulu that:

"(8) The open space character of Fort DeRussy shall be preserved and the building of a convention center or hotel is expressly prohibited thereon."?

YES +

NO +

The text of the proposed ordinance by initiative is reproduced as follows:

ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE PRIMARY URBAN CENTER DEVELOPMENT PLAN SPECIAL PROVISIONS

BE IT ORDAINED by the People of the City and County of Honolulu:

Section I. The Primary Urban Center Development Plan Special Provisions are hereby amended by amending Section 2 "Urban Design Principles and Controls for the Primary Urban Center," Subsection 2 "Principles and Controls for Special Areas;" Subsection b."Waikiki," Subsection (8), so that Subsection (8) reads:

"(8) The open space character of Fort DeRussy shall he preserved[.] and the building of a convention center or hotel is expressly prohibited thereon."

Section II. New Ordinance material is underscored*. Bracketed Ordinance material is repealed. When revising, compiling or printing these Ordinance provisions for inclusion in the Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 1973 (1983 Edition), as amended, the Corporation Counsel need not include the brackets, the bracketed material or the underscoring*.

Section III. This Ordinance shall take effect upon its approval.

*For purposes of this publication, new Ordinance material is in bold print.

Enclosed is a brochure on the City Charter amendment proposals and a facsimile of information on the Initiative proposal.

League has no position on Questions 2,3,4; but we hope you take action on Question 1. See the article which details League's position under the President's message.

League has no position on the Proposed Ordinance By Initiative. Refer to your October ALOHA VOTER for thoughts on this proposal as it relates to our planning position.

Citizens will also be voting on whether to have a constitutional Convention in 1988. Our State League has no position in this area: the daily newspapers have reiterated the pros and cons.

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