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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, April 9, 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 3:00 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: <br />Madie Greene, Keikialoha Kekipi (arrived at 3:13 p.m.), Patti Pinto (left at 5:29 <br />p.m.), Oshi Simsarian, June Conant, Dan Taylor, Farris Etterlee, Sharon Daun and <br />Rene Siracusa. <br />Staff: Larry Brown, PCDP Project Manager. <br />Members of the public: 5 <br />ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA: None <br />ANNOUNCEMENTS: <br />Larry reminded the AC Members participating in the combined AC training in Waimea on <br />April 11 to be ready to leave from the Aupuni Center County Office Building at 8:00 a.m. <br />PUBLIC TESTIMONY: <br />1. Jon Olson testified on the Draft EA for the B.T. Kuwahara Private Commercial Development, <br />the Wai`Opae land acquisition letter of support and the 2013 AC Projects Priority List. <br />APPROVAL OF MINUTES <br />June moved to approve the minutes of the March 12, 2013 meeting as submitted. Second by <br />Dan. Motion passed with 8 votes aye. <br />NEW BUSINESS <br />1. Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) for B.T. Kuwahara Private Commercial <br />Development and Related Use of State Land. <br />Larry introduced a draft letter commenting on the DEA for consideration by the AC. Rene <br />commented that her request to Graham Knopp for a print copy of the DEA has not been <br />complied with. <br />Hawai `i County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer <br />