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County to hold budget hearings

By Staff | Sep 16, 2010

LAHAINA — Mayor Charmaine Tavares will host a series of community meetings this month to take public testimony on the proposed county budget for the 2011-12 fiscal year.

Citizens with an interest in the county budget are encouraged to attend and offer testimony as individuals or on behalf of an organization. Both written and verbal comments will be accepted.

The budget meetings provide an opportunity for members of the community to present what is needed for their area. Input from the community meetings will be factored when the administration constructs the fiscal year 2011-12 budget.

The Maui schedule is: Thursday, Sept. 16, 6 p.m., Lahaina Civic Center; Tuesday, Sept. 21, 6 p.m., Paia Community Center; and Wednesday, Sept. 22, Community Development Block Grants Public Hearing at 5:15 p.m., followed by Budget Meeting at 5:30 p.m. at Helene Hall in Hana.

For more information on the budget meetings, call 270-7855 or visit www.mauicounty.gov/budget.