Board Actions for 7-31-12 Meeting

Posted on Jul 31, 2012 in Board Actions

BOARD OF AGRICULTURE MEETING

 

Date:               July 31, 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 6/26/12 MEETING

 

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

 

  1. COMMUNICATIONS FROM DIVISIONS AND ADMINISTRATION

 

A.   AGRICULTURAL LOAN DIVISION

 

1.   Request for Approval of One (1) Direct New Farmer Loan to Hawaii Clean Seed, LLC, Daniel Kelly, and Hugh Johnson (co-borrowers).

 

      Action:  Approval

      Disposition:  Loan being processed for closing.

 

2.   Request for Approval of One (1) Direct Farm Ownership Loan and One (1) Direct Operating Loan to Maui Dragon Fruit Farm, LLC.

     

      Action:  Approval

      Disposition:  Loan being processed for closing.

 

3.  Request for Approval of One (1) Direct Farm Ownership & Improvement Loan to Sage Farms, LLC.

 

      Action:  Approval

      Disposition:  Loan being processed for closing.

 

4.   Request for Approval of One (1) Direct New Farmer Loan to James D. Smith.

 

      Action:  Approval

      Disposition:  Loan being processed for closing.

 

5.   Request that One (1) Loan for Alex Saensombat be referred to the Attorney General for Disposition and/or Collection.

 

      Action:  Approval

      Disposition:  Loan being processed for closing.

 

 

B.   AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DIVISION

 

1.   Request for Consent to Assignment of Lease to L&R Farm Ent., LLC

      General Lease No. S-9007

      Molokai Agricultural Park, Lot 6, Island of Molokai

 

      Action:  Approval

                  Disposition:  Assignment and consent documents have been executed.

 

2.   Request for Approval to Issue After-the-Fact Renewal of Revocable Permit No. S-2001 to Stephen A. DeLuz, for Pasture Purposes

      Kawela and Papaki, Hamakua, Island of Hawaii

     

      Action:  Approval

      Disposition:  Drafted and transmitted new revocable permit on 8/6/12 for signatures.

 

 

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

      Agricultural Cooperative and Whitney Velez and Fausto D. Bielza,

      Kalopa and Paauilo, Hamakua, Island of Hawaii

     

      Action:  Approval

      Disposition:  Consent documents are being drafted for the deputy attorney general’s review.

 

4.   Request for Consent to Sublease to Arborscapes, LLC

      General Lease No. S-3859, TMK (1) 4-1-025:022

      Waimanalo, Island of Oahu

     

      Action:  Approval

                  Disposition:  Sublease and consent documents are being drafted for the deputy attorney general’s review.

 

5.   Request for Approval to Issue a Revocable Permit to Waikele Farms

      Upper Pouhala, Waikele, Ewa, Island of Oahu

      TMK (1) 9-4-012:002

     

      Action:  Approval

      Disposition:  Revocable permit is on hold until water issues can be resolved.

 

6.   Request for Consent to Assignment of Lease to William Sanchez

      General Lease No. S-5583, Lot 1, Kapaa Agricultural Lot,

      Kapaa, Kawihau (Puna), Kauai, Hawaii

      Action:  Approval

      Disposition:  Consent document is being reviewed by the deputy attorney general.

 

V.         NEW BUSINESS

           

VI.        ADJOURNMENT OF REGULAR MEETING