WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION
COUNTY OF HAWAII
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following matters to be considered by the Windward Planning Commission of the County of Hawaii in accordance with the provisions of Chapters 91 and 92, Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 6-7.5(a) of the Charter of the County of Hawaii, and the Planning Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure.
DATE: Thursday, July 7, 2016
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
PLACE: County of Hawaii Aupuni Center Conference Room
101 Pauahi Street, Hilo, HI 96720
STATEMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC – Note that statements from the public regarding any particular item on this agenda will be taken at the time the particular item is called to order.
NEW BUSINESS – 9:00 a.m.
1. APPLICANT: CELLCO PARTNERSHIP DBA VERIZON WIRELESS (USE 16-063)
Request for a Use Permit to allow the construction of a new, unmanned telecommunication facility that will include a 195-foot tall, four-legged steel lattice telecommunications tower with twelve (12) 8-foot tall panel antennas and related facilities within a 1,500-square foot portion of a 116-acre parcel of land situated in the County’s Agricultural-20 acre (A-20a) zoning district. The project site is located approximately 1,200 feet southwest of Saddle Road near the 8-mile marker, Kaumana and Ponohawai Homesteads, South Hilo, Hawaii, TMK: 2-5-002: Portion of 005.
2. APPLICANT: BEREAN BIBLE CHURCH (Formerly DEETMAN) (Amend USE 202)
Request to amend Condition No. 2 of Use Permit No. 202 to remove the requirement for a 50-foot minimum building setback from all property lines in order to accommodate the construction of five (5) 400-square foot structures within the minimum 50-foot building setback area. Use Permit No. 202 was originally approved to allow the establishment of a church and related improvement on 2.73 acres of land situated within the Agricultural-3 acre (A- 3a) zoning district. The property is located along the south side of Lama Street, approximately 660 feet east of its intersection with Awa street, Panaewa House Lots, Waiakea, South Hilo, Hawaii, TMK: 2-2-051:009.
3. APPLICANT: KATHRYN TYDLACKA (Amend SPP 14-172)
Request to amend Special Permit No. 14-172 to increase permitted enrollment at the Kau Learning Academy public charter school from 65 students to 100 students and to allow for related facility improvements to accommodate the increase in enrollment. Special Permit No. 14-172 was originally approved to allow the establishment of a public charter school and related uses with a maximum enrollment of 65 students within the former Discovery Harbour Golf Course clubhouse which is situated on 3.69 acres of land within the State Land Use Agricultural District. The property is located at 94-1572 Kaulua Circle, Discovery Harbour Subdivision, Unit I, Kau, Hawaii, TMK: 9-4-001:019.
NEW BUSINESS – 9:30 a.m.
4. APPLICANT: HILO MEDICAL CENTER (REZ 14-175)
Application for a Change of Zone from Single-Family Residential-7,500 square feet (RS-7.5) to Neighborhood Commercial-7,500 square feet (CN-7.5) for 9,230 square feet of land. The subject property is located along that portion of Punahele Street approximately 200 feet east (makai) of its intersection with Komohana Street and directly across from the Hawaii Community Correctional Facility, Punahoa 2nd, South Hilo, Hawaii, TMK: 2-3-035:018.
5. INITIATOR: PLANNING DIRECTOR
An ordinance amending Chapter 25, Article 4, Division 5, Section 25-4-55 of the Hawaii County Code 1983 (2005 Edition, as amended), relating to parking for persons with disabilities. The purpose of the proposed amendments is to update accessible parking requirements in favor of compliance with applicable Federal and State requirements applicable to parking for persons with disabilities.
Approval of Minutes of the June 2, 2016 meeting
The purpose of the public hearings is to afford all interested persons a reasonable opportunity to be heard on the above matters.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service, other reasonable modification, or language interpretation to access this meeting, please contact Sarah Hata-Finley (961-8157) or Daryn Arai (961-8142) of the Planning Department as soon as possible, but no later than five days prior to the meeting date, to arrange for accommodations. “Other reasonable modification” refers to communication methods or devices for people with disabilities who are mentally and/or physically challenged.
Hawaii County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer
WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION
GREGORY HENKEL, Chairman