THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

997

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO THE STADIUM AUTHORITY.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 109-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"109-2 Stadium authority; powers and duties. The powers and duties of the stadium authority shall be as follows:

(1) To maintain, operate, and manage the stadium and related facilities;

(2) To prescribe and collect rents, fees, and charges for the use or enjoyment of the stadium or any of its facilities;

(3) To make and execute contracts and other instruments necessary or convenient to exercise its powers under this chapter and subject to any limitations in this chapter, to exercise all powers necessary, incidental, or convenient to carry out and effectuate the purposes and provisions of this chapter;

(4) To adopt, amend, and repeal in accordance with chapter 91 rules it may deem necessary to effectuate this chapter and in connection with its projects, operations, and facilities;

(5) To appoint a manager and a deputy manager who shall have qualifications as the authority deems necessary and who shall hold their respective offices at the pleasure of the authority. The manager and deputy manager shall be exempt from the requirements of chapters 76 and 89. Effective July 1, 2005, the manager shall be paid a salary not to exceed eighty-seven per cent of the salary of the director of human resources development. Effective July 1, 2005, the deputy manager shall be paid a salary not to exceed eighty-five per cent of the manager's salary. The manager shall have full power to administer the affairs of the stadium and related facilities, subject to the direction and approval of the authority. The manager shall, subject to the approval of the authority, have power to appoint, suspend, and discharge a secretary who shall be exempt from the requirements of chapters 76 and 89, and other employees, subordinates, and assistants as may be necessary for the proper conduct of the business of the authority. Except for persons hired on contract or otherwise as provided in section 109-3 and except for the manager, deputy manager, and secretary, all appointments, suspensions, or discharges shall be made in conformity with the applicable provisions of chapter 76; [and]

(6) To plan, promote, and market the stadium and related facilities[.], including determining the scope of work or activities required to promote and market the stadium;

(7) To prepare or cause to be prepared a stadium complex area development plan for all designated stadium complex areas;

(8) To acquire, reacquire, or contract to acquire or reacquire by grant or purchase real, personal, or mixed property or any interest therein; to own, hold, clear, improve, and rehabilitate, and to sell, assign, exchange, transfer, convey, lease, or otherwise dispose of or encumber the same;

(9) To acquire or reacquire by condemnation real, personal, or mixed property or any interest therein for public facilities, including but not limited to streets, sidewalks, parks, schools, and other public improvements;

(10) By itself, or in partnership with qualified persons, to acquire, reacquire, construct, reconstruct, rehabilitate, improve, alter, or repair or provide for the construction, reconstruction, improvement, alteration, or repair of any project; own, hold, sell, assign, transfer, convey, exchange, lease, or otherwise dispose of or encumber any project, and in the case of the sale of any project, accept a purchase money mortgage in connection therewith; and repurchase or otherwise acquire any project that the authority has theretofore sold or otherwise conveyed, transferred, or disposed of;

(11) To arrange or contract for the planning, replanning, opening, grading, or closing of streets, roads, roadways, alleys, or other places, or for the furnishing of facilities or for the acquisition of property or property rights or for the furnishing of property or services in connection with a project;

(12) To grant options to purchase any project or to renew any lease in connection with any of its projects, on terms and conditions as it deems advisable;

(13) To prepare or cause to be prepared plans, specifications, designs, and estimates of costs for the construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, improvement, alteration, or repair of any project, and from time to time to modify the plans, specifications, designs, or estimates;

(14) To arrange or contract for a design-build integrated approach to project delivery when the authority deems it most advantageous to the State;

(15) To procure insurance against any loss in connection with its property and other assets and operations in amounts and from insurers as it deems desirable; and

(16) To contract for and accept gifts or grants in any form from any public agency or from any other source."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Stadium Authority; Stadium Redevelopment; Powers and Duties

 

Description:

Expands the powers and duties of the stadium authority to develop the stadium property and establish a stadium complex area development plan.

 

 

 

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