For Immediate Release
Press Release by:
Yuki Lei K. Sugimura, Chair
Budget, Finance and Economic Development Committee
County budget meeting Friday night on Molokai
KAUNAKAKAI, Hawaiʻi (March 29, 2023)—The Budget, Finance and Economic Development Committee will receive testimony on the fiscal year 2024 budget on Friday at 6 p.m. at Mitchell Pau‘ole Community Center on Molokai, Committee Chair Yuki Lei K. Sugimura announced today.
Mayor Richard T. Bissen, Jr.’s first proposed budget was submitted to the council March 24 and can be reviewed at https://tinyurl.com/mryvpxj7. Molokai residents are invited to provide feedback on their budget priorities for the county’s fiscal year that begins July 1, Sugimura said.
“Friday night’s meeting will be the first time the council has traveled to Molokai for a public meeting since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic,” Sugimura said. “Community engagement is a top priority for the council’s budget session, and we want everyone to have a voice in the decision-making process.”
Mitchell Pau‘ole Community Center is at 90 Ainoa St.
Written testimony may be submitted through eComment at mauicounty.us/agendas. Oral testimony will be accepted at all meetings, both in person and via video conference.
To participate in a survey on how the budget should be prioritized, visit https://communityfeedback.opengov.com/10818. The survey will be available for completion until April 19.
For more information, please visit https://www.mauicounty.us/bfed/or contact (808) 270-7838.