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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND HEARING <br />WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION <br />COUNTY OF HAWAII <br />NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following matter to be considered by the Windward <br />Planning Commission of the County of Hawaii in accordance with the provisions of Chapters 91 <br />and 92, Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 6-7.5 of the Charter of the County of Hawaii, and the <br />Planning Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure. <br />DATE: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 <br />TIME: 5:30 p.m. <br />PLACE: Na`alehu Community Center <br />95-5635 Mamalahoa Highway, Na`alehu, Hawaii <br />NEW BUSINESS - 5:30 p.m. <br />KA` J COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN <br />On October 27, 2015, the Ka`u Community Development Plan (CDP) Steering <br />Committee recommended approval of the Ka`u CDP. After reviewing agency comment, <br />the Planning Director is recommending non -substantive amendments to the CDP. <br />Pursuant to Section 2-28.1 of the Hawaii County Code, within sixty days after receipt of <br />the Planning Director's recommendation on a draft community development plan or any <br />amendment thereof, the Windward Planning Commission shall transmit the draft <br />community development plan or any amendment with its recommendation through the <br />Mayor to the County Council. Likewise, pursuant to Section 15.1 of the General Plan, <br />the County Council may modify or amend the community development plan before <br />enacting it by ordinance, but it shall give the Steering Committee and the Windward <br />Planning Commission an opportunity to review and comment upon substantive <br />amendments and modifications before final adoption of the plan. <br />The purpose of this meeting and public hearing is to afford all interested persons a <br />reasonable opportunity to comment on the Ka`u CDP and for the Commission to review <br />the CDP and consider its recommendation to the County Council. <br />Submitting Testimony According to Rule 1 (General Rules) of the Planning <br />Commission, a person desiring to submit oral or written testimony shall indicate her/his name; <br />residence address; and whether the testimony is on her/his behalf or as a representative of an <br />organization or individual. If testimony is being submitted on behalf of an organization, <br />documentation showing membership ratification should accompany the testimony. Written <br />testimony shall be submitted with an original and nine copies prior to testifying. The <br />Commission would appreciate timely submittal to the Planning Department at least one week <br />prior to the hearing date to allow for mailing and thorough Commission review. Testimony that <br />is irrelevant or unduly repetitious may be limited by the Chairperson pursuant to Rule 1. <br />