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William P. Kenoi <br />Mayor <br />County of Hawaii <br />PLANNING DEPARTMENT <br />Duane Kanuha <br />Director <br />Joaquin Gainiao-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 />Monday, December 19, 2016 <br />DRAFT Meeting Minutes <br />All documents relating to in the December 19, 2016 meeting can be viewed and downloaded from 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 6:03p.m. at the North Hawai'i Education and Research Center (NHERC) <br />— Honoka'a. <br />ROLL CALL: <br />Members Present: Brad Kurokawa, Farrah -Marie Gomes, Glenn Carvalho, Lorraine Mendoza, Jason <br />Moniz, Craig Neff, and Ka'iulani Pahi'o. <br />Members Absent -Excused: Scott Enright. <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: 28 <br />ANNOUNCEMENTS: None <br />MEETING OVERVIEW: <br />Ms. Gomes provided a brief overview of the purpose and scope of the CDP, Steering Committee roles, <br />responsibilities and reminders, meeting overview, and Aloha Etiquette. She then turned the floor over <br />to Mr. Whitmore, Senior Planner with the Hawai'i County Planning Department in the Hilo office. <br />Mr. Whitmore - We normally go straight into public comment of this point but we thought it'd <br />be useful to soy o few things before we did that in light of some of what's been in the news <br />leading up to this meeting. <br />Before I do that, I wont to quickly introduce the CDP Team that's here tonight. Most of you <br />know most of us of this point, but in case you don't. LeAna Gloor is the CDP Planner for the <br />Hamakuo CDP. Her principal role of this lost series of meetings is to provide information — to be <br />o technical resource. Bob Agres from HACBED is hereto help facilitate the conversations os <br />Hawai'i County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer <br />Page I 1 <br />