Public Meetings

Kaua’i County Police Commission

Dec. 18, 1:30 p.m.

Historic County Building

– Reports from administrative bureau, patrol bureau and investigative bureaus.

– Hiring of police officers.

Kaua’i County Council Public Hearings

Dec. 19, 2 p.m.

Historic County Building

– Related to public access, the council wants to include a provision in a law that would require council approval if restrictions or prohibitions of passage exceed 90 days.

– A bill amendment to prevent the use of convenants, bylaws and administrative provisions to limit agricultural uses of agricultural and open zoned land.

Kaua’i County Board of Water Supply Committee Meeting

Dec. 18, 10 a.m.

4398 Pua Loke Street, Lihu’e

– The public affairs committee meets to discuss public relations of the department.

– The rules committee meets to develop rules for the water department.

– The job performance and evaluation committee meets to begin the process for the evaluation of the manager and chief and the chief engineer.

– The committee of the whole meets for the election of officers.

Kaua’i County Board of Water Supply

Dec. 18, 10:15 a.m.

4398 Pua Loke Street, Lihu’e

– Request by Kapa’a resident Paul Gantt for water meter.

– Grant of easement and conveyance of a water facility for the Marriott Waiohai Beach Club.

Kaua’i County Council Meeting

Dec. 19, 1 p.m.

Historic County Building

– Communication on uses in open-zone land at Princeville.

– Request from the chief of police to accept a “locater system,” a program to assist law enforcement in the recovery of missing children and dissemination of related information.

– For the 2003 legislative package for the counties, Council vice chair James Kunane Tokioka is asking the council to consider a bill to amend a law limiting a county’s liability from tort liability arising from skate park activities on county-owned or county-controlled properties.

– For the same legislative package, Tokioka asked the council to consider amending a law to extend to the counties the limitation of liability currently afforded to private landowners who make their properties available to the public for recreational use.

– Councilwoman JoAnn Yukimura is asking the council to approve a resolution to suspend new parking restrictions along Rice Street from Dec. 20 to January 25, 2003 to allow for a transition period to provide public education and awareness.

– Council is poised to take action on a proposal to give real property tax exemptions for charitable purposes.

– Council is poised to take action on real property taxation relief for the homestead class.


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