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Mitchell D. Roth <br />Mayor <br />Lee E. Lord <br />Managing Director <br />County of Hawaii <br />PLANNING DEPARTMENT <br />Zendo Kern <br />Director <br />Jeffrey W. Darrow <br />Deputy Director <br />SOUTH KOHALA 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 />Wednesday, December 16, 2020 <br />Meeting Minutes <br />CALL TO ORDER <br />This meeting was attended by members of all Community Development Plan (CDP) Action Committees <br />(AC) in the County of Howoi'i. Bethany Morrison, serving os o non-voting Chairperson for the Island - <br />wide Convening of CDP ACs, called the South Koholo Community Development Plan (SKCDP) Action <br />Committee (AC) to order of 4:06 p.m. Due to restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic, this meeting <br />was held via the Zoom interactive video platform. <br />The following persons were present: <br />ROLL CALL <br />Action Committee Members Present: Ruth Smith (Vice Chair), Julia Ann Alos, Karen Anderson, Peter <br />Hendricks, Tristie Licoan, and William Sanborn. <br />Action Committee Members Absent -Excused: Mark Gordon and Kevin McLaughlin. <br />Planning Department Staff: April Surprenant (Long Range Division Manager), Planners - Kara Bocher, <br />Eric Cook, Rob Leasure, Keiko Mercado, Bethany Morrison, and Kamuela Plunkett. <br />Hawaii County Council: Holeka Inaba, Ashley Kierkiewicz, Heather Kimball, Sue Lee Loy, Tim Richards, <br />and Rebecca Villegas. <br />Members of the public: Members of the public observed the meeting via the YouTube livestream. The <br />livestream is available at https://www.Voutube.com/watch?v=6gp N6DOUel. <br />ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA: None. <br />ANNOUNCEMENTS: None. <br />PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS: <br />Long -Range Planning Staff member Rob Leasure read into record the following written testimony, <br />which were submitted in advance of the meeting. The parties who submitted the written testimony <br />were not present. <br />1. Communication 2020-01 from Kupuna for Mo'opuna to convey an urgent call to establish a Hilo <br />Community Development Plan. <br />2. Communication 2020-02 from James Sogi to convey that tourism should not be a top priority and that <br />other local services, agriculture and hi -tech should be promoted for economic development. <br />Hawai'i County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer Page I <br />