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William P. Kenoi <br />Mayor <br />County of Hawaii <br />PLANNING DEPARTMENT <br />Duane Kanuha <br />Director <br />Bobby Command <br />Deputy Director <br />HAMAKUA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN STEERING COMMITTEE <br />Aupuni Center • 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 3 • Hilo, Hawaii 96720 <br />Phone (808) 961-8288 • Fax (808) 961-8742 <br />Saturday, September 26, 2015 <br />Meeting Minutes <br />CALL TO ORDER: <br />Vice -Chairperson Farrah -Marie Gomes called the Hamakua Community Development Plan (HCDP) <br />Steering Committee to order at 8:46 a.m. at the Papa`ikou Community Center in Papa`ikou. <br />ROLL CALL: <br />Members Present: Brad Kurokawa, Farrah -Marie Gomes, Glenn Carvalho, Lorraine Mendoza, and <br />Craig Neff. <br />Members Absent: Ku`ulei Badua, Scott Enright, Jason Moniz, and Ka`iulani Pahi`6. <br />Staff. LeAna Gloor — Hamakua CDP Project Manager, Planner, Ron Whitmore — Hawai`i County <br />Planner, Keiko Mercado — Hamakua CDP Planning Assistant, and Bob Agres — HACBED. <br />Members of the public: 2 <br />APPROVAL OF MINUTES: <br />Mr. Kurokawa moved to accept the February 3, 2015 minutes as submitted. Second by Ms. Mendoza. <br />Motion passed with S votes aye and 0 votes nay. <br />MEETING OVERVIEW: <br />Ms. Gomes (Vice -Chair) provided an overview of the meeting, including an explanation of the purpose <br />and scope of the CDP, the roles of the Steering Committee, and the meeting agenda. <br />The purpose and scope of the CDP is as follows: <br />• Implement the broad goals within the General Plan on a regional basis [and] translate the broad <br />General Plan statements to specific actions. <br />• Serve as the forum for community input into... coordinating the delivery of government <br />services to the community. <br />• Direct land use, zoning, growth, development and design. <br />• Plan for watersheds and other natural features. <br />• Direct public improvements, including infrastructure, public facilities, transportation, drainage, <br />and recreation. <br />The roles and responsibility of the Steering Committee continue to be: <br />• To help the County tailor the planning process to the unique characteristics of Hamakua and its <br />stakeholders. <br />Hawai `i County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer <br />Page I 1 <br />