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<br />Harry Kim Michael Yee <br />Mayor Director <br /> <br />Duane Kanuha <br />Deputy Director <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />County of Hawai‘i <br />PLANNING DEPARTMENT <br /> <br />KONA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN ACTION COMMITTEE <br /> <br />Aupuni Center  101 Pauahi Street, Suite 3  Hilo, Hawai‘i 96720 <br />Phone (808) 961 - 8288  Fax (808) 961 - 874 2 <br /> <br />Tuesday, March 12 , 2019 <br />Meeting Minutes <br />CALL TO ORDER <br />Chair Young called the Kona Community Development Plan ( K CDP) Actio n Committee (AC) to order at <br />2 :00 p.m. in t he West Hawai‘i Civic Center Community Hale . The following persons were present: <br />ROLL CALL <br />Action Committee Members Present : Charles Young (Chair), Shirley David (Vice - Chair), Barbara <br /> <br />DeFranco , Doug Payne , Janice Palma - Glennie, Kari Kimura, and Shane Palacat - Nelsen. <br /> <br />Action Committee M embers Absent - Excused: Hiram Rivera and Franz Weber. <br />Staff Planners : Bethany Morrison, Kamuela Plunkett , and Heather Bartlett. <br />Members of the public : 1 0 <br />ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA: None. <br />ANNOUNCEMENTS: At the start of the meeting Vice - Chair David offered an ‘ ōlelo no‘eau to the Action <br />Committee. <br />He pāo'o ka i'a a'ohe kāheka lehei'ole ' ia . <br /> " There is no sea pool that a pāo‘o does not leap into " <br />[This ‘ōlelo no‘eau acknowledges that an active person is found everywhere, Vice - Chair David relat ed <br />those in attendance to the pāo‘o fish as active members of the community] <br />1. C hair Young will address the Action Committee as a follow - up to topics raised in their <br />January meeting. <br />At the January KCDP meeting, the Action Committee moved to authorize Chair Young to draft a letter <br />to the Planning Director requesting updates on the committee’s priority projects. Chair Young <br />explained his preference for face - to - face conversation rather t han drafting letters. He updated the AC <br />on his recent meeting with staff in which they discussed the status of the Action Committee’s <br />priorities. He said it was insightful to talk to staff and learn about the limitations Planning Staff and the <br />County overa ll has in accomplishing these projects. He offered to bring other concerns from members <br />to Planning Staff to collaborate on solutions as requested by the AC body or individual members. <br />They additionally discussed the benefits of creating Community Partners hip which can have up to 2 <br />members and does not trigger limitations from the state Sunshine Law. <br /> <br />Hawai‘i County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer Page 1 <br /> <br />