Board Actions for 11-27-12 Meeting

Posted on Nov 27, 2012 in Board Actions

BOARD OF AGRICULTURE MEETING

 

Date:               November 27, 2012 (Tuesday)                                  

Time:               9:00 a.m.                                                                    

Location:         Plant Quarantine Conference Room

                        1849 Auiki Street

                        Honolulu, HI  96819
                        

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM 9/25/12 MEETING

 

III.        COMMENTS FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON AGENDA ITEMS (ORAL OR WRITTEN)

  1. INTRODUCTION AND COMMENTS

                       

  1. COMMUNICATIONS FROM DIVISIONS AND ADMINISTRATION

 

A.     AGRICULTURAL LOAN DIVISION

1.   Request for Approval of One (1) Direct Class A Loan to Quintal Farms, Inc., Frank K. Quintal, and Haroldeen V. Quintal, co-borrowers.

               Action:  Approved

               Disposition:  Loan being processed for closing.

 

B.      AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DIVISION

  1. Request to Approve Waiver of Performance Bond

                           General Lease No. S-4936
               Waimanalo Agricultural Park, Lot 10, Island of Oahu

                           Action:  Approved

                           Disposition:  Lessee has been notified of performance bond waiver.

  1. Request for Consent to Assignment and Conversion of General Lease No. S-3764

                Lot 16, Waimanalo Agricultural Subdivision
                Koolaupoko, Waimanalo, Oahu, Hawaii

               Action:  Approved

               Disposition:  Documents have been drafted and are being reviewed by

               the deputy attorney general.

 

C.     QUALITY ASSURANCE DIVISION

 

  1. Request for Preliminary Approval of Proposed Amendments to Chapter 4-143, Hawaii Administrative Rules, entitled “Standards for Coffee”, and (2) Authorization for the Chairperson to Schedule Public Hearings and Appoint Hearing Officer in Connection with the Proposed Rule Amendments.

Action:  Item was deleted from agenda

 

 VI.       NEW BUSINESS

  1. Informational Briefing on Plans Relating to the Lease of Portion of the Animal Quarantine Station Property Located in Halawa Valley, Oahu.
  2. Presentation by Office of Planning-Department of Business Economic Development & Tourism on the report entitled, “Increased Food Security and Food Self-Sufficiency Strategy.”

VII.       ADJOURNMENT OF REGULAR MEETING