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William P. Kenoi <br />Mayor <br />County of Hawaii <br />PLANNING DEPARTMENT <br />BJ Leithead Todd <br />Director <br />Margaret Masunaga <br />Deputy Director <br />PUNA 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 />Tuesday, February 12, 2013 <br />Meeting Minutes <br />CALL TO ORDER <br />Chairperson Patti Pinto called the Puna Community Development Plan (PCDP) Action Committee <br />(AC) meeting to order at 3:04 p.m. in the Kea "au Community Center and asked Madie Greene to <br />assume the role of chairperson in conducting the meeting. The following persons were present: <br />Action Committee: Madie Greene, Patti Pinto, Oshi Simsarian, Rene Siracusa, June Conant, Dan <br />Taylor, Farris Etterlee and Sharon Daun. Keikialoha Kekipi arrived at 3:11 p.m. <br />StafE Larry Brown, PCDP Project Manager. <br />Members of the public: 8 <br />ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA: None <br />ANNOUNCEMENTS: None <br />PUBLIC TESTIMONY <br />1. Stephanie Bath testified in support of the AC re- initiating the discussion on improving mass <br />transit service to Puna communities and urged focus on implementation of the hub & spoke <br />system. <br />APPROVAL OF MINUTES <br />Rene moved to approve the minutes of the January 8, 2013 meeting as submitted with the <br />corrections shown in red. Second by Dan. <br />Motion passed with 8 votes aye and 1 abstain (Keiki) <br />NEW BUSINESS <br />1. Puna Community Medical Center (PCMC) Report: Rene submitted Communication 2013- <br />10 being a written progress report /update on the PCMC expansion plans and site acquisition. <br />She also announced a Spring Equinox fundraiser being held on March 23 at 2:00 p.m. to <br />support the clinical operations. Event will include music, wine and cheese tasting and will be <br />held at a botanical garden site in Opihikao. <br />2. Mt. View Village Center Plan Report: Patti submitted Communication 2013 -7 being a <br />written report on the progress of the grass roots effort to initiate a village center plan for Mt. <br />View. <br />Hawai `i County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer <br />