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Notice #: 03511221
Public Hearings




THE PUBLIC IS INVITED to comment before the Salary Commission on Friday, April 20, 2007 at 4:00 P.M. in the Council Committee Room, Second Floor, Honolulu Hale, regarding the salaries of elected and appointed officials of the City and County of Honolulu. Public comment is invited on:

Proposals to increase the salary of the Mayor, Managing Director and Deputy Managing Director, Department Directors (excluding Police and Fire), Prosecuting Attorney, First Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Deputy Department Directors (excluding Police and Fire), Council Chair, Councilmembers, Chiefs of the Fire and Police Departments, and Deputy Chiefs of the Fire and Police Department by 4.5% to 10%; and

The appropriate adjustments to be made, if any, to the salary of the Band Director and to the salary ranges of Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys and Deputy Corporation Counsels.

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 523-4518. 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. Guy Tajiri, Chair, Salary Commission, Honolulu Hale, 530 South King Street, Room 202, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. Additional information may be obtained by calling 523-4518.

Guy Tajiri, CHAIR
Salary Commission (SB03511221 4/10/07)