For Immediate Release: December 24, 2022
Press Release by:
Alice L. Lee, Chair
Maui County Council
Council to establish committees, adopt rules and appoint staff
WAILUKU, Hawaiʻi—The council will have an organizational meeting on Jan. 2 at 2 p.m. to establish its officers and standing committees, adopt procedural rules and appoint staff for the 2023-2025 term, Chair Alice L. Lee announced today.
Lee said the council chair, vice-chair and pro tempore will also be appointed at the meeting, which will be open to testifiers and other members of the public in the Council Chamber and online. Mayor-elect Richard T. Bissen, Jr., whose term also begins Jan. 2, will preside at the organizational meeting until the council adopts a resolution appointing its chair.
“With the new council and the new mayor both taking office, Jan. 2 will be an exciting day in Maui County’s history,” Lee said. “The meeting is a good opportunity for residents to make suggestions on the council’s organization.”
The organizational meeting agenda, including instructions on how to testify, is available at http://mauicounty.us/agendas/.
For more information, please contact the Office of Council Services at (808) 270-7838.