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Amy Asselbaye    Nancy Budd      Grant Chun


Brian De Lima, Committee Chairperson

Don Horner, Committee Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, February 17, 2015

11:00 a.m.


Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813




I.                Call to Order


II.              *Public testimony on committee agenda items



III.             Approval of Minutes


IV.            Discussion Items


A.   Report/Discussion on Department of Education Fiscal Reports as of December 31, 2014


B.   Report/Discussion on Department of Education Biennium Operating and Capital Improvement Project (“CIP”)



V.             Recommendations for Action


A.   Discussion/Committee Action on Committee of Weights (“COW”) timeline and committee composition of COW IX 


B.   Discussion/Committee Action on proposed student lunch price increase effective School Year 2015-16 


C.   Discussion/Board Action on removal of restrictions on Department of Education budget

VI.            Adjournment


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                                                                                    Brian De Lima, Committee Chairperson