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Tuesday, March 13, 2018 <br />DRAFT Meeting Minutes <br /> <br />CALL TO ORDER <br />Chair Young called the Kona Community Development Plan (KCDP) Action Committee (AC) to order at 2:05 p.m. in the West Hawai‘i Civic Center – Planning Department Conference Room. The following persons were present: <br />ROLL CALL <br />Action Committee Members Present: Charles Young (Chair), Shirley David (Vice-Chair), Kari Kimura, Shane Palacat-Nelsen, Janice Palma-Glennie, Arnold Rabin, and Hiram Rivera. <br />Action Committee Members Absent-Excused: Barbara DeFranco, and Doug Payne. <br />Staff: Michael Yee – Planning Director; April Surprenant – Long Range Planning Program Manager; Keola Childs – Kona CDP Planner; and Heather Bartlett – Planner. <br />Members of the public: 5 <br />ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA: NONE <br />ANNOUNCEMENTS: At the start of the meeting Chair Young offered an ‘ōlelo no‘eau to the Action Committee and encouraged other members to do the same in future meetings. <br />‘A‘ohe hana nui ke alu ‘ia. <br />“No task is too big when done together by all.” <br />PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS: <br />One person signed up to provide comment. He chose to speak at the start of the meeting. <br />1. Ken Melrose, representing himself, testified on agenda item #2.Mr. Melrose thanked the Action Committee for his opportunity to testify, and the Mayor’s office for initiating the CDP amendment process. He stated his overall support for the CDP Amendment Subcommittee’s report [Communication Number 2018-08] with particular support for the Subcommittee’s proposal to retain the original wording for CDP policies LU-1.5: Shoreline Setback and PUB-4.2: South Kona Water System. <br />Communication No. 2018-12: Ken Melrose Written Testimony may be viewed and downloaded from the following website: <br />