NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ADMINISTRATIVE RULE RELATING TO
MINIMUM PRICES IN THE HAWAII MILK SHED
Notice is hereby given that the Department of Agriculture, pursuant to Chapter 91 and Section 157-31, Hawaii Revised Statutes, will hold a public hearing as follows:
August 7, 2008 10:00 a.m.
Department of Agriculture Conference Room
16E Lanikaula Street
Hilo, HI 96720
The purpose of the public hearing is to receive testimony related to proposed amendment to Title 4, Subtitle 4, Chapter 60, Section 4-60-10, entitled “Minimum prices in the Hawaii milk shed”. The proposed amendment is summarized below:
The minimum price per hundredweight of class I milk is established at $35.53 per hundredweight of milk, based on milk with a butterfat content of 3.3 per cent.
The proposed rule amendment is available for review in person at the following Department of Agriculture offices during normal business hours of 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday from July 28, 2008 to August 1, 2008:
Honolulu 1851 Auiki Street, Honolulu, HI 96819 Phone – 832-0700
Hawaii 75 Aupuni Street, Honolulu, HI 96720 Phone – 974-6500
Maui 635 Mua Street, Kahului, HI 96732 Phone – 873-3555
Kauai 4398A Pua Loke Street, Lihue, HI 96766 Phone – 274-3069
Copies of the proposed amendment may also be obtained at the above offices by paying a fee charge for photocopying or sent by mail upon receipt of a fee charge for photocopying and postage. Copies may also be reviewed or downloaded at the Department of Agriculture website at http://www.hawaiiag.org/hdoa/publicnotice.htm.
All interested persons may attend the public hearing and submit comments orally or in writing. Those persons desiring to submit written testimony may do so prior to the hearing via postal mail to the Department of Agriculture’s Chairperson’s Office at 1428 S. King Street, Honolulu, HI 96814-2512, or via fax to the Department of Agriculture Chairperson at (808) 973-9613 or via e-mail at HDOA.BOARDTESTIMONY@HAWAII.GOV. Please include the word “testimony” and the subject matter when submitting testimony by e-mail. If possible, submit 5 written copies of the testimony to staff prior to the meeting.
Persons requiring special accommodations at the hearing may call the Department of Agriculture office at (808) 974-6500 at least 4 working days prior to the hearing.
Sandra Lee Kunimoto
(SB47753 7/8/08) Chairperson, Board of Agriculture~