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Board of Ethics 12/03/2020 10:43:26 AM <br />c. Review 12/04/19 memo from former member Ken Goodenow providing a draft of <br />proposed amendments to the rules. <br />d. Review 04/15/2020 memo from former member Ken Goodenow regarding proposed <br />code amendments. <br />5. UNFINISHED BUSINESS <br />Petition 2020-01 (Combined with 2020-05): Review draft informal advisory opinion <br />dismissing a petition alleging that a County officer or employee is in violation of <br />Sections 2-83 (Fair Treatment) and 2-84(a) (Conflict of Interest) of the Hawai'i <br />County Code. <br />b. Petition 2020-04: Continued review of a complaint regarding the lack of enforcement <br />and/or unequal enforcement of state laws at the Thirty Meter Telescope protest <br />encampment at Mauna Kea Access Road. <br />Petition 2020-05 (Combined with 2020-01): Review draft informal advisory opinion <br />dismissing a petition alleging that three County officers or employees are in violation <br />of Section 2-83 (Fair Treatment) and 2-84(a) (Conflict of Interest) of the Hawai'i <br />County Code. <br />6. EXECUTIVE SESSION <br />With reference to agenda items listed, one or more executive meetings are anticipated. In <br />particular, the Board of Ethics anticipates it may consider the evaluation, dismissal, or <br />disciplining of an officer or employee of the County of Hawaii, where considerations of <br />matters affecting privacy will be involved. The Board may also consult with the Board's <br />attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the Board's powers, duties, privileges, <br />immunities, and liabilities. Therefore, pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes ("HRS") <br />Sections 92-5(a)(2), 92-5(a)(4), and 92-6(a)(2), the following items may be considered in <br />Executive Session. <br />a. Review of the executive session minutes of November 16, 2020 <br />b. Re -review of Confidential Financial Disclosure Forms filed pursuant to Section 2- <br />91.1(d), Hawaii County Code, by County board and commission members and <br />designated County employees, where personal matters will be reviewed: <br />1 <br />Name: Michael Okumoto <br />Position: Member <br />County Agency: Tax Board of Review <br />2 <br />Name: Denise Nakanishi <br />Position: Member <br />County Agency: Board of Ethics <br />3 <br />Name: Merrick Nishimoto <br />Position: Commissioner <br />County Agency: Fire Commission <br />4 <br />Name: Owen K. P. Okamoto <br />Position: Plans Examiner <br />County Agency: Public Works <br />5 <br />Name: Barbara Jo DeFranco <br />Position: Commissioner <br />County Agency: Leeward Planning Commission <br />