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Notice #: 0001352581-01

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COMMISSION, COUNTY OF HAWAI’I Based on the Mayor’s Proclamation regarding COVID-19, this meeting will be online with a location available to the public. This is to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to maintain social distancing. The public may attend either in person, online, or by telephone. DATE: December 29, 2021 (and if necessary, December 30, 2021, at the same time and place) TIME: 9:00 a.m. IN PERSON: Training Room, Aging and Disability Resource Center Hawai’i County Office of Aging 1055 Kino’ole Street, Hilo ONLINE: Via Zoom (Meeting ID: 160 3105 8165) PHONE: +1 669 254 5252 (Enter the meeting ID, see above, and the # sign) STATEMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC: Anyone wishing to provide written testimony on an agenda item may do so by submitting it in writing or by fax. To ensure timely delivery to commissioners prior to the meeting, written testimony must be submitted before 12:00 noon on the business day prior to the meeting by (1) email to or (2) facsimiles to (808) 961-8086. When submitting written testimony, please specify for which agenda item it is being submitted. All written testimony will be part of the permanent record. Oral testimony will be taken, subject to applicable statutes and rules of procedure. 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. PUBLIC STATEMENTS ON ITEMS ON THE AGENDA 3. NEW BUSINESS CONTESTED CASE HEARING Kai Ala Partners LLC appeal of the Director’s decision to bill two wastewater accounts for TMK Nos. (3) 7-5-019:018 and (3) 7-5-019:026. The above Contested Case Hearing is to take place in accordance with Chapter 91 of the Hawai’i Revised Statutes and Part 3 and 7 of the Environmental Management Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure. The issues involved in the above-referenced hearing will be Kai Ala Partners LLC’s appeal of the Department of Environmental Management Director’s decision to bill two wastewater accounts for TMK No. (3) 7-5-019:018 and (3) 7-5-019:026. This hearing is being set pursuant to Kai Ala Partners LLC’s Appeal dated October 12, 2021. The Commission anticipates convening an executive meeting regarding the above Contested Case Hearing matter, pursuant to Hawai’i Revised Statutes Section 92-5(a)(4), for the purpose of consulting with its attorney on questions or issues regarding the Commission’s powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities. A two-thirds vote of the Commission’s total membership is necessary to hold an executive meeting. 4. ADJOURNMENT Note: A meeting held by interactive conference technology shall be automatically recessed for up to 30 minutes to restore communication when audiovisual communication cannot be maintained with all members participating in the meeting or with the “in person” location identified in this agenda. The meeting may reconvene when either audiovisual communication is restored, or audio-only communication is established after an unsuccessful attempt to restore audiovisual communication. If it is not possible to reconvene the meeting as provided in this subsection within 30 minutes after an interruption to communication, the meeting will be in recess and will attempt to reconvene at 9:00 a.m. on December 30, using the same meeting ID listed on Page 1 of this agenda. If at that time a quorum of remote members and the in-person members are unable to establish and maintain at least an audio-only connection, then the meeting shall be automatically terminated. The special meeting place is accessible to persons with disabilities. To request an auxiliary aid or language translation, please call (808) 961-8083 five days prior to the meeting date. Comments may be sent to the Department of Environmental Management, 345 Kekuanao’a Street, Suite 41, Hilo, Hawai’i 96720, or emailed to Notice to lobbyists: If you are a lobbyist, you must register with the Hawai’i County Clerk within five days of becoming a lobbyist. [Chapter 2, Article 15, Section 2-91.3(b), Hawai’i County Code.] A lobbyist means “any individual engaged for pay or other consideration who spends more than five hours in any month or $275 in any six-month period for the purpose of attempting to influence legislative or administrative action by communicating or urging others to communicate with public officials.” [Chapter 2, Article 15, Section 2-91.3(a)(6), Hawai’i County Code.] Registration forms and expenditure report documents are available at the Office of the County Clerk-Council, 25 Aupuni Street, Hilo, Hawai’i 96720. (HTH1352581 12/9/21)