Board Actions for 6-26-12 Meeting

Posted on Jun 26, 2012 in Board Actions

BOARD OF AGRICULTURE MEETING

 

Date:               June 26, 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 5/29/12 MEETING

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

 A.  COMMUNICATIONS FROM DIVISIONS AND ADMINISTRATION

 

A.   AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DIVISION

 

1.  Request for Acceptance of Annual Lease Rents as Determined

     by Independent Appraisal for Rent Reopening for Twenty-Four (24)

     Lots Located in the Pahoa Agricultural Park, Keonopoko-Iki, Puna,

     Island of Hawaii

 

                Action:  Approved

                Disposition:  Lessees have been notified of the rent adjustments.

 

2.  Request to Accept the Annual Lease Rents as Determined

     by Independent Appraisal for Rent Reopening for Twenty-Seven (27)

     Lots Located in Panaewa Agricultural Park

 

                Action:  Approved

                Disposition:  Lessees have also been notified of the rent adjustments.

 

3.  Request for Consent to Subleases between the Hamakua North Hilo

     Agricultural Cooperative and Various Individuals, Honokaia, Hamakua, Island of Hawaii

 

     Action:  Action

     Disposition:  Consents have been drafted and executed.

 

4.  Request for Approval to Waive and Defer Rental for the Hamakua North Hilo Agricultural Cooperative, Hamakua, Island of Hawaii

 

     Action:  Approved

                      Disposition:  We are still awaiting the executed agreement from the

                      Cooperative.

 

5.  Certification of Acreage Assessments for the Honokaa-Paauilo, Kahuku,

     Molokai, Waimanalo, and Waimea Irrigation Systems, 2012 Fiscal Year

 

             Action:  Approved

             Disposition:  New billing rates have been established.

 

  1. PRESENTATION BY DWIGHT TAKAMINE, DIRECTOR-DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS; SUMMARY OF THE AGRICULTURAL WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS HELD THROUGHOUT THE STATE

 

  1. PRESENTATION BY DAVID RUF, CEO-RIVERTOP SOLUTIONS LLC, ON A NEW PROJECT FOR THE BIG ISLAND FOCUSING ON A VETERAN TO FARMER PROGRAM

 

VII.       NEW BUSINESS

           

VIII.      ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING