NOTICE OF PROPOSED IMPROVEMENTS
IN A FLOODPLAIN
The City and County of Honolulu has approved a grant for Lanakila Rehabilitation Center, Inc. under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program FY09. The grant for this project will fund planning, design and construction of accessibility and other improvements to ensure the health and safety of all participants and visitors to the Lanakilia Center for Adult with Disabilities located at 1809 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, Hawaii, Tax Map Key 1-7-015:002. The property is located within Zone AE (Base Flood Elevation Determined) flood zone identified on the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), 15003C0354F, September 30, 2004.
The proposed improvements include, but are not limited to, updating the bathrooms, installing grab bars in the hallway, and replacing the elevator. The project also involves redesign of the Adult Day Services classrooms to teach home management skills, and an educational area for employment research and computer skills training.
Total Cost: $2,462,436
CDBG Funds: $300,000
Zoning: R-5 Residential District
Area in Flood Zone: 77,803 square feet
The Department of Community Services is preparing a review to determine if there are any practicable alternatives to locating the project in the floodplain, and to identify potential adverse impacts that may result from this project, as well as mitigation measures that may be necessary to protect the floodplain.
Written comments regarding the proposed action should be submitted to Deborah Kim Morikawa, Director, Department of Community Services 715 South King Street, Suite 311, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 on or before May 22, 2009. The full description of the proposed action may be reviewed at the same address between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Deborah Kim Morikawa, Director
Department of Community Services
By order of:
Mufi Hannemann, Mayor
City and County of Honolulu