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NOTICE OF JOINT PUBLIC MEETING AND HEARING COUNTY OF HAWAII LEEWARD AND WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSIONS Addendum to Thursday, July 15, 2021 Notice of Joint Public Meeting&Hearing (Previously published on Tuesday, June 15, 2021) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following matters to be considered by the Leeward and Windward Planning Commissions 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 Twenty-First Proclamation Related to the COVID-19 Emergency dated June 7, 2021, this meeting will be online until further notice. This is to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to maintain physical distancing. DATE: Thursday, July 15, 2021 TIME: 9:30 a.m. PLACE: This meeting will be held by interactive video conference through Zoom. The public may provide oral testimony at the meeting by joining online or calling into the Zoom meeting. To register for access to the Zoom meeting please contact Noriko Sauer at Noriko.Sauer@hawaiicounty.gov or 808-323-4783 no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. The public may observe the meeting by viewing a live stream on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAFoRMb3rfWLQMP d6TAkEGA?view_as=subscriber The public may provide written testimony via email at planning@hawaiicounty.gov or submitted at the Hilo or Kona Planning Departments no later 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Add the following under New Business as Item No. 2: 2. Discussion of Planning Commissioners’ suggestions for future amendments to the Planning Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure. Submitting Testimony: According to Rule 1 (General Rules) of the Planning Commission, a person desiring to submit written testimony shall indicate her/his name; address; and whether the testimony is on her/his behalf or as a representative of an organization or individual. If testimony is being submitted on behalf of an organization, documentation showing membership ratification should accompany the testimony. Public testimony can be submitted by mail or email. Those submitting written testimony by mail should provide fifteen (15) copies for distribution. Public testimony submitted by mail, should be mailed to the Leeward Planning Commission at the Planning Department office addresses in Hilo and Kona listed below. Mailed testimony should be provided at least one week prior to the hearing date to allow for mailing and thorough Commission review. Public testimony that is submitted by email to LPCtestimony@hawaiicounty.gov, should be submitted before 4:30 p.m. two business days prior to the Commission meeting. Testimony that is irrelevant or unduly repetitious may be limited by the Chairperson pursuant to Rule 1. 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 Michael Vitousek, Chair WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION John Replogle, Chair (HTH/WHT1333275 7/8/21)