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WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION <br />April 2019 <br />Purpose: To advise the Mayor, Council and Planning Director in all matters <br />concerning planning and land use matters; to review and make <br />recommendations regarding the General Plan, subdivision and <br />zoning ordinances and other planning rules and regulations; to <br />establish planning rules and regulations and to conduct public <br />hearings, with jurisdiction over the area consisting of the judicial <br />districts of Puna, South Hilo, North Hilo, Hamakua, and Ka`u. <br />Authority: Hawaii County Charter, Section 6-7.5. <br />Appointment: Mayor with Council confirmation. Five-year staggered <br />terms. <br />Full Membership: Seven members. Additionally, Director of Public Works and <br />Manager of Department of Water Supply, or their designated <br />representatives, serve as ex -officio members without power to <br />vote. <br />Specific Representation: One member from each of the judicial districts of Puna, South <br />Hilo, North Hilo/Hamakua combined, and Ka`u and three "at - <br />large" members selected from these districts. Not more than two <br />members may be appointed from the same judicial district. <br />Requirements: Not more than four members shall belong to the same political <br />party. <br />Meetings: Regular meetings are held at least once a month on the <br />Windward side of Hawaii Island. Special meetings can be <br />scheduled as needed. <br />Financial Disclosure: Members must file Financial Disclosure within 20 working days <br />of taking the oath of office. Thereafter, annual disclosures must <br />be filed on or before January 31St. The disclosures are <br />confidential and will be kept on file by the Board of Ethics. <br />County Code, Chapter 2, Section 2-91.1. <br />Reappointment: Following the expiration of a term, no member may be <br />reappointed for at least two years. However, members <br />appointed for a term of two years or less shall be eligible to <br />succeed themselves for an additional full term. <br />Qualities: Respected by the community as being community -minded and <br />oriented. Able to focus on the community needs as a whole <br />without catering to special or self-interest. <br />Current Members: Name, Term Expiration Date, and Judicial District <br />CLARKSON, Joseph (12/31/21)(Chair) N. Hilo-Hamakua <br />DELA CRUZ, Donn (12/31/19) S. Hilo <br />RAFFIPIY, Thomas (12/31/21) (Vice-Chair)At Large:Puna <br />AGUINALDO, Gilbert (12/31/22) Puna <br />AU, Dean (3/31/24) At Large:S. Hilo <br />VACANT (12/31/22) At Large <br />REPLOGLE, John (12/31/21) Ka`u <br />Secretary/Contact person: Sarah Hata-Finley 961-8157 <br />Attorney Assigned: Malia Hall, Deputy Corporation Counsel <br />*The information on this sheet is condensed. For full information see appropriate <br />Sections of the County Charter, County Code and/or Hawaii Revised Statutes. <br />