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County Auditor, Maui Bus Among Referral Topics

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Maui bus. File photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

The Maui County Council is expected to make initial committee referrals on Friday that could include review of the Maui Bus schedules and fares; and a resolution to hire the first county auditor.

The council’s first regular meeting for the 2013-2015 term begins at 9 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, in the council chambers.

Council Chair Gladys Baisa today confirmed announced that she expects the council will refer legislation to its eight standing committees for the first time this term.

“At its organizational meeting on Jan. 2, the council established its standing committees for this term, and now they are ready to get to work,” said Baisa.

Baisa said individuals are encouraged to actively participate in county government. “I hope that the council’s efforts to notify the public of what the council and its committees are doing will help to foster public awareness and participation,” she said.

The following items are scheduled to come up for review by the council:

The council meeting is open to the public. The first committee meetings are scheduled for the week of Jan. 28, 2013.

***Supporting information courtesy County of Maui.