WATER BOARD OF THE COUNTY OF HAWAI’I
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Water Board of the County of Hawai’i will hold a public hearing at the Department of Water Supply, Operations Center Conference Room, 889 Leilani Street, Hilo, Hawai’i on March 28, 2017, at 9:45 a.m. for the following purposes:

Pursuant to Sections 8-2(c) and 10-4 of the Hawai’i County Charter,  considering and adopting the proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Operating Budget and 5-year Capital Improvements Budget for the Fiscal Years 2018-2022. The summary of the proposed Operating Budget is as follows:

  Receipts:
  Water Service $20,200,000
  Power Charges   20,000,000
  Standby Charges   12,600,000
  Energy C.I.P. Charges     460,000
  Interest Income     160,000
  Miscellaneous Income     515,000
  Rental Income     243,000
  TOTAL RECEIPTS $54,178,000

  Expenditures
:
  Purchased Power $20,000,000
  Personnel Services   17,972,000
  Supplies, Services & Equipment   7,781,150
  Debt Service   5,890,400
  C.I.P. Reserve   2,534,450
  TOTAL EXPENDITURES $54,178,000

  The summary of the proposed 5-year Capital Improvements Budget   is as follows:

  Fiscal Year:
  2018 $26,300,000
  2019   13,980,000
  2020   11,120,000
  2021     10,800,000
  2022     10,000,000
  TOTAL 5-YEAR C.I.P. BUDGET $72,200,000

All those desiring to express their views, arguments, or submit data on the above matter may do so by submitting statements in writing to the Chairperson of the Water Board of the County on or before the date of the public hearing; but anyone interested may appear in person to submit their data, views, or arguments orally before the Water Board at the hearing.  Submissions made to the Chairperson prior to the date of the hearing shall be mailed or delivered to the Chairperson in care of the Department of Water Supply, 345 Kekuanao’a Street, Hilo, Hawai’i 96720.

If accommodation or auxiliary aid and/or services (i.e., sign language, interpreter, large print) to participate in the hearing is required, please call (808) 961-8050.

Dated at Hilo, Hawai’i, this 10th day of March, 2017.

WATER BOARD OF THE

            COUNTY OF HAWAI’I

                  By: Craig Takamine
                Its Chairperson

The Department of Water Supply is an Equal Opportunity provider and employer.

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