WhatÂ I have here is a local parable about our Planning Director, Bobby Jean Leithead-Todd and the treatment afforded to two similar issues whichÂ recentlyÂ came before the Planning Commission.
One was a Special Use Permit (SUP) for a local family who bought land and had spent considerable funds to plan a small commercial venture on Orchidland Drive at Highway 130. Little money. Â The other is the Woodland Center in Pahoa Village.Â Big money. Â Bobby Jean was red flagging the first and is green flagging the second.
Perhaps she will read this and explain why. Read the rest of this entry »