Board Actions for 8-28-12 Meeting

Posted on Aug 28, 2012 in Board Actions

BOARD OF AGRICULTURE MEETING

 

Date:               August 28, 2012 (Tuesday)                            

Time:               9:30 a.m.                                                                    

Location:         US Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Research Services, – Pacific

                        Basin Agricultural ResearchCenter (PBARC)

                        64 Nowelo Street
                        Hilo, HI  96820

                       

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM 7/31/12 MEETING

 

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

 

  1. INTRODUCTION AND COMMENTS

                       

            Ms. Bridget Awong, Manager – University of Hawaii-Hilo, Dining

            Services; Use of Locally Grown/Produced Food

 

  1. COMMUNICATIONS FROM DIVISIONS AND ADMINISTRATION

 

A.     AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DIVISION

 

1.   Request for Consent to Assignment of

      General Lease No. S-4808, Hawaii Clean Seed, LLC

      Pahoa Agricultural Park, Phase II, Lot 17

      Keonepoko Iki, Puna, Island of Hawaii

 

      Action:  Approval

                     Disposition:   Consent document is being reviewed by the  

                     Deputy Attorney General.

 

2.   Request for Approval to Construct a Game Fence

      around Lot No. 1, Syngenta Hawaii, LLC

      General Lease No. S-4654

      Kekaha, Waimea (Kona) Kauai, Hawaii

 

                          Action:  Approval

                          Disposition: Permission to construct a game fence was given to

                          Syngenta Hawaii, LLC.

 

 VI.       NEW BUSINESS

           

            Presentation by David Ruf, CEO of Rivertop Energy Solutions LLC, and

            Associated Staff on a New Agricultural Development Project for the Big Island, 

            a Veteran to Farmer Workforce Development Program

 

VII.       ADJOURNMENT OF REGULAR MEETING