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Hawaii County seeks applicants for the Charter Commission

The County of Hawai’i is seeking applicants to fill eleven (11) vacancies with the Charter Commission. Commissioners serve on a voluntary basis and are tasked with studying and reviewing the County Charter. The Charter acts as the county’s governing document, outlining the roles and responsibilities of the county government.

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Charter Commission meeting in Hilo (May 21)

Charter Commission meeting in Hilo (May 21)

MEDIA RELEASE Charter Commission meeting scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 21 in Hilo at the Council Chambers. Meeting documents are available on the Charter Commission website: co.hawaii.hi.us/council/Charte… co.hawaii.hi.us/council/2010_c…

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Hecht: 2% Land Fund on council agenda (May 5)

Hecht: 2% Land Fund on council agenda (May 5)

More 2% News: The Charter Commission has submitted its charter amendments to the council for comments (as required by the Hawaii County Charter). The council’s comments are due to the charter commission by mid-May. The following resolutions are recommendations to the Charter Commission about what will be placed on the ballot. The following three Resolutions […]

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Hecht: Testify to reinstate 2% Land Fund

Hecht: Testify to reinstate 2% Land Fund

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Last chance land fund hearing in Hilo (Feb. 12)

Debbie Hecht, campaign coordinator 2% for the Land Fund and the Save Our Lands Citizens Committee, issued the following update: Aloha 2% supporters- LAST HEARING FOR THE LAND FUND – Friday, Feb. 12 in Hilo. In January, the Charter Commission voted on the 2% amount. The amendment failed but we got five votes we need […]

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Charter Commission set to begin its review

Charter Commission set to begin its review

MEDIA RELEASE The 11-member Charter Commission appointed by the Mayor was convened this year by law – once every 10 years — to review the County Charter and propose changes. The Commission met for the first time this year on March 13 for an organizational meeting. Chairman of the Commission is Ed Haitsuka; vice chairman […]

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