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APPLY HERE - South Kohala CDP Action Committee

The County of Hawai'i Planning Department is seeking qualified applicants for the South Kohala CDP Action Committee. Action Committee members should be community-minded, reflect a wide variety of perspectives, and represent a broad spectrum of the community.

 

APPLY HERE for the South Kohala CDP Action Committee.  Applications are also available at the Planning Department in Kona: 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i, 96740 and Hilo: 101 Pauahi St, Ste 3, Hilo, Hawai'i, 96720.

 

Please email completed applications to or drop off at the Planning Department.

The Action Committee consists of nine volunteer residents from the South Kohala CDP planning area who serve as stewards of the community's plan through facilitating implementation and recommending plan updates as needed.  Committee members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Hawai'i County Council.

Action Committee Members will be asked to:

  • Guide and advocate implementation of the Community Development Plan
  • Support & encourage new potential partners for implementation 
  • Broaden community awareness and build partnerships
  • Consider long-term and sustainable plans for local and island-wide application
  • Provide timely recommendations to the Planning Department relating to the budget
  • Receive briefings from the Planning Department on issues related to the CDP
  • Receive briefings from County agencies on priority actions identified in the CDP
  • Monitor progress and effectiveness, including the need for plan amendments
  • Review and make recommendations on plan amendments
  • Provide recommendations to the General Plan

 

The County requires that Action Committee Members:

  • Reside in the CDP planning area; this must be your primary residence
  • Be willing to commit to a term of up to four years
  • Be willing to attend monthly Action Committee meetings
  • Invest a minimum of 6-8 hours of work each month and in-between meetings (e.g., prepare comments and recommendations on draft proposals and amendments prior to these meetings, and speak to community groups and individuals)
  • Attend training workshops about planning and related topics
  • Help organize and attend public meetings, workshops, etc.
  • Agree to follow meeting ground rules and operating principles
  • Agree to committee Duties and Responsibilities as established by the County

 

For more information, contact Keiko Mercado: or (808) 961-8134

 

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North Kohala CDP Action Committee Meeting Sep 11, 2017 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM — North Kohala Senior Center
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