Maui Boards and Commissions Application Period to Open
By Wendy Osher
The Mayor’s Office will soon start accepting applications to fill anticipated vacancies on County Boards and Commissions for terms that are set to expire in 2013.
Applications will be accepted from December 1 to December 31, 2012 for the following:
Affirmative Action Advisory Council; Animal Control Board; Board of Ethics; Board of Variances and Appeals; Board of Water Supply; Civil Service Commission; Commission on Children and Youth; Commission on Culture and the Arts; Commission on Naming Streets, Parks and Facilities; Commission on Persons with Disabilities; Committee on the Status of Women; Cost of Government Commission; Council on Aging; Cultural Resources Commission; Fire and Safety Commission; Hana Advisory Committee; Kula Agricultural Park Committee; Lana`i Planning Commission; Liquor Control Adjudication Board; Liquor Control Commission; Maui County Arborist Committee; Maui County Grants Review Committee; Maui Planning Commission; Maui Redevelopment Agency; Molokai Planning Commission; Outdoor Lighting Standards Committee; Police Commission; Real Property Tax Review Board; Salary Commission; Subdivision Engineering Standards Committee; Traffic Safety Council; Urban Design Review Board; and the Workforce Investment Board.
Responsibilities include hearing public testimony, reviewing policies and standards and making recommendations, with terms lasting between two to five years. There is no monetary compensation associated with serving on a Board or Commission.
Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa will be tasked with selecting appointments, which are then subject to County Council confirmation.
Applications are available online at www.mauicounty.gov, or in person at the Mayor’s Office on the 9th floor of the County Building or at public libraries.
Applications must be mailed by December 31, 2012 to: Mayor Alan Arakawa, County of Maui, 200 South High Street, Ninth Floor, Wailuku, HI 96793, or faxed to (808) 270-7870.