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Notice #: 0001305075-01
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AGENDA LEEWARD PLANNING COMMISSION COUNTY OF HAWII NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following matters to be considered by the Leeward 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 Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. Based on the Governor’s Fifteenth Proclamation Related to the COVID-19 Emergency dated November 16, 2020, this meeting will be online until further notice. This is to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to maintain physical distancing. DATE: Thursday, December 17, 2020 TIME: 9:30 a.m. PLACE: This meeting will be held by interactive video conference through WebEx. The public may provide oral testimony at the meeting by joining online or calling into the WebEx meeting. To register for access to the WebEx meeting please contact Rachelle Ley at Rachelle.Ley@hawaiicounty.gov or 808-961-8125 or planning@hawaiicounty.gov no later 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 15, 2020. The public may observe the meeting by viewing a live stream on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAFoRMb3rfWLQMPd 6TAkEGA?view_as=subscriber The public may provide written testimony via email at planning@hawaiicounty.gov or submitted at the Hilo or Kona Planning Departments up to two business days prior to the hearing by 4:30 p.m. The Planning Director’s background report (including application) and recommendation report for each agenda item will be available for review at www.planning.hawaiicounty.gov prior to the meeting. This information can also be requested by sending an email to Noriko Sauer at Noriko.Sauer@hawaiicounty.gov In the case of technical difficulties with the virtual meeting, a recording of the meeting will be posted at www.planning.hawaiicounty.gov no later than 24 hours after the conclusion of the meeting. NEW BUSINESS 9:30 a.m. 1. APPLICANT: AOAO KONA REEF, INC. (SMA-20-000076/ SSV-20-000012) Applications for a Special Management Area (SMA) Use Permit and a Shoreline Setback Variance to construct a 220-foot long Concrete-Rubble- Masonry (CRM) wall approximately 1-foot inland (mauka) of the certified shoreline and within the shoreline setback area located seaward (makai) of the Kona Reef Condominium Complex on an approximately 2,500 square foot portion of a larger 3.08 acre parcel situated in the Special Management Area. The subject parcel is located at 75-5888 Alii Drive, Puaa 3rd Waiaha 2nd, North Kona District, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 7-5-018:071. UNFINISHED BUSINESS 9:45 a.m. 2. APPLICANT: DPM ACQUISITION LLC DBA DIAMOND RESORTS INTERNATIONAL (FORMERLY PACIFIC MONARCH RESORTS, INC.) (AMEND SMA 388) Application to amend Condition No. 2 (Time to Complete Construction) of Special Management Area Use Permit No. 388, which was issued in 1998 to allow the development of a commercial/condominium complex and related improvements on 76,739 square feet of land. The property is located on the makai side of Alii Drive bounded by Alii Drive and Kahakai Road, south of Royal Kona Resort and north of Kona Reef Condominium, Pua’a 3rd, North Kona, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 7-5-018:011. MINUTES Approval of the Minutes of the November 19, 2020 Leeward Planning Commission meeting. ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS 1. Election of Officers for 2021. 2. Discussion of recent Special Management Area (SMA) determinations, minor permits and enforcement action issued by the Planning Director. 3. Discussion of creation of a new Planning Commission rule of practice and procedure related to procedures for recusal of a Commissioner. 4. Discussion of amending the County Code to add a clause to allow for consideration of the passage of time and change in conditions when considering whether a permit should be extended. ANNOUNCEMENTS ADJOURNMENT Board Packet: Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 92-7.5, the board packet provided to members of this board for this meeting is available for public inspection during regular business hours at the Hilo office of the Planning Department, Aupuni Center, 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 3, Hilo, Hawaii and at the Kona office of the Planning Department, West Hawaii Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Building E, 2nd Floor, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service, other reasonable modification, or language interpretation to access this meeting, please contact the Planning Department at 961 8288 as soon as possible, but no later than five working 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 LEEWARD PLANNING COMMISSION Nancy Carr Smith, Chair (HTH/WHT1305075 11/27/20)