COUNTY OF HAWAI’I
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO AMEND THE FIRE COMMISSION’S RULES
Pursuant to § 91-3, Hawai’i Revised Statutes, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the Fire Commission of the County of Hawai’i (“Commission”) for the purpose of considering proposed amendments to the Rules and Regulations of the Commission at the date, time, and location indicated below.
Date: June 30, 2022
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Place: West Hawaii Civic Center, Building A Council Chambers
75-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy., Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i 96720
The proposed amendments include the following:
Amendment to Rule 5(B)(1): Changes regular meetings from the second Wednesday of each month to the fourth Thursday of each month, unless otherwise specified by the Commission.
Amendment to Rule 8(a): Extends the time to file a complaint from (60) days to (90) days from the date of the incident.
The purpose of the hearing is to afford all persons desiring to express their views, arguments, or submit data on the above matter may do so by submitting statements in writing to the Fire Commission, two days before the date of the public hearing. Anyone interested may appear in person to submit their data, views, or arguments orally before the Commission at the hearing. All written comments should be mailed or delivered to the Commission at 101 Pauahi St., Ste. 9, Hilo, Hawai’i 96720, or e-mailed to Charisse.Correa@hawaiicounty.gov, at least two days before the hearing. The Commission may make a decision to adopt these amended rules during its monthly meeting immediately following the public hearing.
A copy of the proposed amended rules can be found at
www.hawaiicounty.gov/departments/fire/fire-commission or may be obtained at the office of the Fire Commission, located at 101 Pauahi St., Ste. 9, Hilo, Hawai’i, 96720, Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Interested persons may call (808) 932-2950 for a mailed or e-mailed copy.
If accommodation or auxiliary aid and/or services (i.e., sign language, interpreter, large print) to participate in the hearing is required, please call (808) 932-2950 five business days prior to hearing.
Dated at Hilo, Hawai’i, this 25th day of May 2022.
Gerald Kosaki, Chair
Fire Commission, County of Hawai’i