On June 1st, there was a widespread power outage on Oahu from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. The network was up most of this time on backup power. There were intermittent problems particularly around the times when power was switched to and from primary and backup sources.
There is a small increase in the salary portion to cover the union negotiated pay raises.
Budget for travel is kept at last year's level; envisioning some travel to Waimea and Hilo for the work on the SX extension.
The deficit of $2,340 incurred last year due to the network upgrade at HP will be recovered through this year's charges.
Note: This meeting has been rescheduled for September 21st.