Maui County Charter Amendments Community Workshop
Those interested in better understanding proposed amendments to the Charter of the County of Maui are invited to a community workshop next week.
The Maui County Committee on the Status of Women and Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc. will hold a Charter Amendments Community Workshop on October 18, from 11 a.m. to noon at the MEO Family Center, located at 99 Mahalani Street in Wailuku. Participants are asked to bring their own brown-bag lunch although bottled water will be provided.
The workshop will review and discuss amendments to the Charter as proposed by the Charter Commission and the Maui County Council. There are 10 proposed amendments from Charter Commission members and one proposal from County Council members which will be on the November 6 General Election ballot.
Those interested in attending the workshop are asked to RSVP by October 15 by sending an email to Debbie Cabebe at email@example.com or by calling 249-2990.
Date: Thursday, October 18th, 2012
Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Categories: Classes / Seminars / Lectures, Governmental Meeting or Event
Maui Economic Development Board - Malcolm Center
1305 N Holopono St
Kihei, HI USA 96753
Island Area: South Maui
Location Details: MEDB, the acronym for Maui Economic Development Board, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. It was established in 1982 to initially focus on diversifying Maui's economy. At the time of MEDB's formation, Maui's economy was dependent on agriculture and tourism, both of which were vulnerable to forces beyond the community's control. MEDB's mission now involves taking innovative actions that strengthen existing industry as well as diversifying through new opportunities. MEDB remains focused on diversifying Maui's economy, but over the years has expanded its activities to include support for new and existing businesses and for the infrastructure necessary to ensure a strong economy. To assist in these endeavors, MEDB: Encourages socially responsible investment in Maui Provides leadership and encouragement to our schools as they prepare the next generation with the skills necessary to succeed in the 21st century Facilitates discussion and provides information to help the community understand the topics and issues confronting Maui's need to balance economic stability with a respect for our environmental and cultural traditions Initiates projects and programs that stimulate thinking about the economy and that enhance opportunities for economic growth Supports the growth of technology industries by providing assistance to businesses, promoting Maui as a location for technology projects, and for meetings to discuss technology Hosts forums to build consensus on particular, and sometimes controversial, issues that are critical to the decision making that faces the citizens of Maui
Contact: Debbie Cabebe