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Maui Schedule of Fiscal Year 2023 Community Budget Meetings Announced

Mayor Michael VIctorino
File screenshot of Mayor Michael Victorino. PC: file County of Maui / Akaku

Mayor Michael Victorino and his administration will host a series of community meetings in October to receive comments and suggestions from the public regarding the proposed budget for the Fiscal Year 2022-2023.

“I value the opportunity for our community members to have a say and share their thoughts on how their taxpayer dollars are spent,” said Victorino. “These are unprecedented times as we continue to navigate through the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Suggestions from the public help us prioritize what is best for our community, and understand how to better serve our residents. I welcome everyone to participate in any of the meetings listed below and follow us through the next budget cycle.”

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety of our residents, all meetings will be conducted online.

Representatives from various county departments will be present at each meeting. The public is invited to participate and share concerns and priorities with Mayor Victorino and his cabinet, and ask questions about various County-related issues. Community members are encouraged to attend an online meeting to offer input, either as individuals or on behalf of an organization.

Community members may also submit written comments using a Community Budget Request Form available at https://www.mauicounty.gov/139/Budget-Office. 

All meetings will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will be held online via BlueJeans video conferencing.  Login may begin at 5:15 p.m. using the following meeting link and access code:

  • Video:       https://bluejeans.com/537930951
  • Phone:     1-408-915-6290, meeting code 537 930 951

Each community meeting will begin with an overview of each department, followed by attendees sharing concerns, offering input, or asking questions of the various departments in attendance. 

The schedule of the Community Budget Meetings is as follows:

  • Office of the Mayor; Office of Economic Development; Management
    Tuesday, October 5, 2021
  • Planning; Public Works
    Thursday, October 7, 2021
  • Environmental Management; Water Supply
    Tuesday, October 12, 2021
  • Housing and Human Concerns; Transportation
    Thursday, October 14, 2021
  • Fire; Police; Corporation Counsel; Prosecuting Attorney; Emergency Management; Liquor
    Tuesday, October 19, 2021
  • Finance; Parks; Personnel
    Thursday, October 21, 2021

For more information on the community meetings, contact the County of Maui Budget Office at 270-7855 or visit www.mauicounty.gov/Budget.

Original source: https://mauinow.com/2021/09/29/maui-schedule-of-fiscal-year-2023-community-budget-meetings-announced/

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