Kaua‘i Public Agenda

Mayor’s Advisory Committee For Equal Access meeting

Tuesday, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Lihu‘e Civic Center

• Civil Defense Emergency Preparedness Plan update.

County Committee on the Status of Women meeting

Tuesday, 5 p.m.

Lihu‘e Civic Center

• Discussion on committee reports , correspondence from the National Association of Commissions for Women, and membership drive.

Civil Service Commission meeting

Tuesday, 2:30 p.m.

Lihu‘e Civic Center

• Discussion of findings of fact, conclusions of law and decision and order for police officers.

Kaua‘i County Council meeting

Wednesday, 9 a.m.

Historic County Building council chambers

• Discussion on Villas at Puali housing development in Puhi; new fire station in Kapa‘a, renovation of the Waimea Pool; and uncollectable delinquent real property accounts.

Charter Commission

Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.

Lihu‘e Civic Center

• Discussion of possible creation of a Kaua‘i Fire Commission;

• Testimony from Walter Lewis about expense litigation, citizens’ petitions, and powers and duties of elected officials;

• Testimony from Howard Stoessel about the charter commission’s decision-making process;

• Presentation by special counsel Curtis Shiramizu on boards and commissions, initiatives, referendums, recall, impeachment and charter amendments;

• Report from Kaua‘i County Parks Administrator Mel Nishihara on a proposed charter amendment creating a Kaua‘i County Department of Parks;

• Discussion and possible action on proposals related to the County Council, boards and commissions, and the Kaua‘i County Department of Public Works;

• Commission efforts to foster public participation.

Kaua‘i Police Commission meeting

Friday, 10:15 a.m.

Historic County Building council chambers

• Public comment on executive-session agenda.

Kauai Police Commission meeting

Friday, 1:30 p.m.

Historic County Building council chambers

• Chief’s monthly and quarterly reports;

• 2007 goals of the police chief;

• Discussion of a resolution by the Kaua‘i County Council to establish a committee to investigate the Kauai Police Department;

• Petition from Kaua‘i Police Department Chief K.C. Lum to exclude Commissioner Leon Gonsalves from further commission action until a claim of discrimination against Gonsalves has been resolved;

• Communication in support of keeping KPD Chief K.C. Lum on the job.

Kauai Service Area Board on Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Friday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

3-3212 Kuhio Highway, Lihu‘e

• Discussion on full SAB membership;

• Service area administrator’s presentation schedule: review of crisis services; report on the Kauai Community Mental Health Center and state council report.


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