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William P. Kenoi <br />Mayor <br />County of Hawaii <br />PLANNING DEPARTMENT <br />Duane Kanuha <br />Director <br />Joaquin Galniao-Kunkle <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 />Wednesday, September 28, 206 <br />Meeting Minutes <br />NOTE: All documents referred to in the minutes are available on the CDP Website <br /> <br />CALL TO ORDER: <br />Vice Chairperson Farrah -Marie Gomes called the Hamakua Community Development Plan (HCDP) <br />Steering Committee to order at 6:12p.m. at the Laupahoehoe Library, Humanities Room. <br />11011wo2119 <br />Members Present: Brad Kurokawa, Farrah -Marie Gomes, Glenn Carvalho, Jason Moniz, Craig Neff, and <br />Ka'iulani Pahi'o. <br />Members Absent: Scott Enright and Lorraine Mendoza. <br />Staff: LeAna Gloor— Hamakua CDP Planner, Ron Whitmore — COH Senior Planner, Keiko Mercado — <br />Hamakua CDP Planning Assistant, Bob Agres — Hawai'i Alliance for Community -Based Economic <br />Development (HACBED). <br />Members of the public: 46 <br />ANNOUNCEMENTS: None <br />If•Iaa1I011016TV/a:MiII TA <br />Ms. Gomes provided a brief overview of the purpose and scope of the CDP, Steering Committee roles <br />and responsibilities, and Aloha Etiquette. Ms. Gomes also went through public testimony protocols. <br />PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS: <br />There was one written testimony submitted. <br />1. Ms. Gloor informed the Steering Committee that they have been provided copies of written <br />testimony received from the firm Sullivan, Meheula, Lee in Honolulu representing Steve <br />Shropshire and Shropshire Group LLC. The testimony addresses the Steering Committee's <br />preliminary decision to change the policy map designation for Hakalau Point from Industrial to <br />Open. It refers to the Hawai'i County Code and states that the Steering Committee is changing <br />zoning. Ms. Gloor clarified that the Steering Committee is not changing the zoning of Mr. <br />Hawai'i County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer <br />Page I 1 <br />