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, January 5, 2017
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: RHODES MOORE, LLC (formerly GRAPHIC IMAGES HAWAII, INC., FINANCE HOLDINGS, LTD. and TRI-ELECTRIC, INC.) (Amend REZ 840)
Request to amend Condition C (Final Subdivision Approval), Condition G (Secure Letter of Map Revision from FEMA), and Condition Q (Fair Share Contribution) of Ordinance No. 12-111, which amended Ordinance No. 99 116, which amended Ordinance No. 96 159, which rezoned approximately 7.402 acres from the Single-Family Residential – 10,000 square feet (RS-10) district to the Neighborhood Commercial – 7,500 square feet (CN-7.5) district. The amendments to conditions relate to a 5-year time extension to secure final subdivision or plan approval, the timing of installing drainage improvements on the property, and request for relief from fair share contribution provisions for an assisted living facility. The property is located on the southeast side of the intersection of Kanoelehua Avenue (State Highway 11) and East Kahaopea Street, Waiakea Homestead House Lots, South Hilo, Hawaii, TMK: 2-2- 044:031, 032, 035 and 037.
2. APPLICANT: RHODES MOORE, LLC (USE 16-065)
Application for a Use Permit to allow the establishment of a 120-bed assisted living facility and related uses on 6.22 acres of land situated within the Neighborhood Commercial (CN-7.5) zoning district. The property is located on the southeast side of the intersection of Kanoelehua Avenue (State Highway 11) and East Kahaopea Street, Waiakea Homestead House Lots, South Hilo, Hawaii, TMK: 2-2-044:032, 035 and 037.
3. INITIATOR: COUNTY COUNCIL (BILL NO. 227, DRAFT 2)
An Ordinance amending Chapter 25, Article 1, Article 2, and Article 4 of the Hawaii County Code 1983 (2005 Edition, as amended), relating to Agricultural Tourism. The purpose of this bill is to amend the definition of “agricultural tourism” and include new definitions for “agricultural products” and “agriculturally-related products”; and defining requirements for plan approval review of and use regulations for agricultural tourism operations. The County Council is referring Bill 227, Draft 2 to the Planning Director and the Windward and Leeward Planning Commissions for comment and recommendations.
4. REQUESTOR: JAN MALASEK
Discussion and action regarding a request by Jan Malasek to review a previous claim against the Geothermal Asset Fund that was filed with the Planning Commission on June 4, 2004, seeking compensation for the loss of income from orchard and nursery operations over a 7-year period due to PGV activity in the amount of $27,494. The Planning Commission, at its September 2, 2005 meeting and pursuant to its rules, awarded compensation in the amount of $7,246. The property is located at 13-683 Leilani Avenue, approximately 1,600 feet south of the Leilani Avenue-Pohoiki Road intersection, Leilani Estates Subdivision, Keahialaka, Puna, Hawaii, TMK: 1-3-028:018.
Approval of Minutes of the December 1, 2016 meeting
1. Election of Officers for 2017
The purpose of the public hearings is to afford all interested persons a reasonable opportunity to be heard on the above matters.
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WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION
GREGORY HENKEL, Chairman