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Meetings scheduled throughout Maui County on fiscal year 2020 budget

By Staff | Mar 28, 2019

“The committee will deliberate on the budget on most weekdays during April in the Council Chamber,” County Councilwoman Keani Rawlins-Fernandez explained.

WAILUKU – Meetings will be held next month throughout Maui County on the proposed fiscal year 2020 budget, said County Councilmember Keani Rawlins-Fernandez, chair of the Economic Development and Budget Committee.

The district meeting schedule on Maui, tentative until agendas are posted, is as follows:

April 4, Mayor Hannibal Tavares Community Center, 91 Pukalani St., Pukalani;

April 5, Hana Community Center, 5091 Uakea Road, Hana;

April 9, Kihei Community Center, 303 East Lipoa St., Kihei;

April 10, Lahaina Civic Center, 1840 Honoapiilani Highway, Lahaina;

April 11, Paia Community Center, 252 Hana Highway, Paia.

All district meetings will start at 6 p.m.

“I look forward to the committee visiting all areas of our county to receive community input where our constituents live,” Rawlins-Fernandez said.

“We need the public’s assistance in crafting a budget to ensure ‘Maui County’s economy will be diverse, sustainable and supportive of community values,’ as stated in the Countywide Policy Plan.”

The proposed fiscal year 2020 budget is the county’s financial plan for the 12-month period that begins July 1, 2019.

The mayor is required to transmit the proposed budget to the council by March 25. Meeting agendas will be posted soon after.

Written testimony may be e-mailed to edb.committee@mauicounty.us, referencing EDB-1.

For the latest news on the committee’s review of the budget, go to mauicounty.us/2020budget/.