CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED to comment before the Salary Commission on Monday and Wednesday, April 27th and 29th, 2009 at 4:00 P.M. in the Council Committee Room, Second Floor, Honolulu Hale, regarding the salaries and the salary schedules of elected and appointed officials of the City and County of Honolulu.
Public comment is invited on proposals to increase the salary ranges and structure of the Deputies Corporation Counsels as follow:
i) Annual salaries of the Deputies of the Corporation Counsel with less than 10 years of relevant civil law experience would be set, at the discretion of the Corporation Counsel, within the range of $55,000 and $95,000; and
ii) The annual salaries of Deputies of the Corporation Counsel with 10 or more years of relevant civil law experience would be set, at the discretion of the Corporation Counsel, within the range of $95,000 and the salary of the Corporation Counsel.
By section 3-122 of the Revised Charter of the City and County of Honolulu, the Salary Commission is charged with the responsibility of annually establishing the salaries and salary schedules for elected and appointed officials. The Commission establishes these salaries in accordance with the principles of adequate compensation for work performed, and preservation of a sensible relationship with the salaries of other city employees.
A public hearing has been scheduled to accommodate members of the public who wish to address the Salary Commission. Anyone wishing to speak at the public hearing may register as a speaker by calling 927-8894. Speakers are limited to 3 minutes for their oral testimony.
Anyone unable to attend may file a written statement in advance of the hearing. Correspondence may be addressed to Mr. David Akina, Chair, Salary Commission, Honolulu Hale, 530 South King Street, Room 202, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. Additional information may be obtained by calling 927-8894.
David Akina, CHAIR