For Immediate Release
Press Release by:
Yuki Lei K. Sugimura, Chair
Budget, Finance and Economic Development Committee
West Maui to hold first evening budget meeting Thursday
LĀHAINĀ, Hawaiʻi (March 28, 2023)—The Budget, Finance and Economic Development Committee will receive testimony on the fiscal year 2024 budget on Thursday at 6 p.m. in Lāhainā Civic Center’s Social Hall, Committee Chair Yuki Lei K. Sugimura announced today.
Mayor Richard T. Bissen, Jr.’s first proposed budget was submitted to the council Friday and can be reviewed at https://tinyurl.com/mryvpxj7. West Maui residents are invited to provide feedback on their budget priorities for the county’s fiscal year beginning July 1, Sugimura said.
“Our committee will be sending out reminders for each residency area budget meeting to remain in frequent communication with residents,” 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.”
Lahaina Civic Center is at 1840 Honoapiʻilani Hwy.
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.