(BIVN) – The Hawaiʻi County Charter Commission, the appointed body that assembles once per decade to review and propose revisions to the Hawaiʻi County Charter, is holding a series of public meetings in each of the geographical areas of the Big Island, starting this evening in North Kohala.
The schedule of meetings is as follows:
Monday, March 25, 2019 – 5 p.m.
Old Kohala Courthouse
54-3900 Akoni Pule Highway, Kapaʻau
Friday, March 29, 2019 – 5 p.m.
Naʻalehu Community Center
95-5635 Mamalahoa Highway
Monday, April 1, 2019 – 5 p.m.
Pāhoa Community Center
15-3022 Kauhale Street
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 – 5 p.m.
Honokaʻa Complex, Multi-Purpose Room
45-541 Akia( Lehua) Street
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 – 5 p.m.
West Hawaii Civic Center, Kona Council
Chambers (Building A)
75-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway
Thursday, April 4, 2019 – 5 p.m.
Hawaii County Building, Hilo Council Chambers
25 Aupuni Street, Room 1401
Here are the commission proposals that have passed First Reading:
- CA- 1 Draft 3; Relating to Rephrasing District Residency Language
- CA-2 Draft 2; Relating to Holding an Equal Amount of Council Meetings in East and West Hawaii
- CA-4 Draft 2; Relating to Powers, Duties, and Functions of the Director of Research and Development
- CA-5; Relating to Changing Name of the Legislative Auditor to County Auditor
- CA-6; Relating to Disciplinary Actions for the Police Chief and Fire Chief
- CA- 8; Relating to Terms of Office for Council Members
- CA-9 Draft 3; Relating to Staff to Administer the Public Access, Open Space, and Natural Resources Preservation Fund and Maintenance Fund
- CA- 12; Relating to Disciplinary Actions for Council Members
- CA- 14; Relating to Updating Language for the Department of Research and Development
- CA- 15; Relating to Powers, Duties, and Functions of the Director of Information Technology
- CA- 17; Relating to Establishing a Disaster and Emergency Fund
by Big Island Video News
HAWAIʻI ISLAND - Starting today and into April, public hearings will be held in each of the geographical areas of Puna, Kaʻū, Kona, Kohala, Hāmākua and Hilo.