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Harry Kim <br />Mayon <br />County of Hawaii <br />PLANNING DEPARTMENT <br />Michael Yee <br />Director <br />Daryn Arai <br />Deputy Director <br />NORTH KOHALA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN ACTION COMMITTEE <br />Aupuni Center • 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 3 • Hilo, Hawaii 96720 <br />Phone (808) 961-8288 • Fax (808) 961-8742 <br />Monday, September 11, 2017 <br />Action Committee Meeting Report <br />CALL TO ORDER <br />This meeting did not meet quorum. Chair Winter addressed the community at 5:06 p.m. in the Kohala <br />Judiciary Building. The following persons were present: <br />ROLL CALL <br />Action Committee Members Present: John Winter, Faye Yates, John "Jack" Hoyt, and Benjamin "Ben" <br />N ey. <br />Action Committee Members Absent -Excused: Veronica "Lani" Eugenio, Kristen "Lehua" Dircks, and <br />Richard Elliot. <br />Staff: April Surprenant, Long Range Planning Program Manager; LeAna Gloor, North Kohala CDP <br />Planner, and Planners: Bethany Morrison, Kevin Sullivan, and Heather Bartlett. <br />Members of the public: 32 <br />ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA: NONE <br />ANNOUNCEMENTS: <br />At the beginning of the meeting, Chair Winter announced a lack of quorum and the resulting <br />limitations on allowable discussion topics. It was also announced that one more Action <br />Committee member may be arriving late. The agenda items were heard out of order, hearing <br />the business items which require Committee action to be heard last in hopes of reaching <br />quorum later in the meeting. <br />The Action Committee was not able to reach quorum for the meeting and the business items <br />requiring Committee action were tabled for a future meeting. <br />PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS: <br />Two people signed up to provide comment. One chose to speak at the time of their agenda item, and <br />the other chose not to testify. <br />David Tarnas, representing himself, testified on agenda item #3 — Discussion of CDP <br />Subcommittees & Sunshine Law. He ultimately spoke after item #4 Report on the General Plan <br />Comprehensive Review on the agenda. Mr. Tarnas expressed words of encouragement for the <br />use of Action Committee liaison groups which, unbounded by Sunshine Law, allow faster <br />decision making as well as an increased capacity for engagement with community partners and <br />stakeholders. <br />Hawai `i County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer Page I <br />