Board Actions for 11-24-09Posted on Nov 24, 2009 in Board Actions
BOARD OF AGRICULTURE MEETING
Date: November 24, 2009 (Tuesday)
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Department of Agriculture
Plant Quarantine Conference Room
1849 Auiki Street
I. CALL TO ORDER
II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM 10/27/09 MEETING
III. COMMENTS FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON AGENDA ITEMS (ORAL OR WRITTEN)
IV. COMMUNICATIONS FROM DIVISIONS AND ADMINISTRATION
A. AGRICULTURAL LOAN DIVISION
1. Request for Approval of One (1) Direct Capital Improvement Loan to
Craig G. and Teena M. Rasmussen
B. AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DIVISION
1. Request for Consent to Assignment of General Lease No.
S-4816, Pahoa Agricultural Park, Lot 26, Island of Hawaii
C. QUALITY ASSURANCE DIVISION
1. Request to (1) Forfeit Quota for Island Dairy, and (2) Reallocate the
Forfeited Quota to Cloverleaf Dairy Pursuant to Section 4-60-15,
Hawaii Administrative Rules.
Action: Item was not approved.
V. UPDATE ON THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES TO INCLUDE KEKAHA, WAIAHOLE, KAU, KALEPA, FARM AND RANCHLAND PROTECTION PROGRAM, AND VARIOUS DEMONSTRATIVE PROJECTS.
VI. UPDATE ON THE LITTLE FIRE ANT AND FIREWEED BY THE PLANT INDUSTRY DIVISION, PLANT PEST CONTROL BRANCH
VII. UPDATE ON THE TRANSFER OF AGRICULTURAL LANDS BY THE AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DIVISION
VIII. DISCUSSION ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE MILK STATUTE BY THE QUALITY ASSURANCE DIVISION, MILK CONTROL BRANCH
IX. NEW BUSINESS