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Lynn Fallin      Margaret Cox            

Kili Namauʻu     Catherine Payne     Dwight Takeno

Kenneth Uemura, Committee Chairperson

Bruce Voss, Committee Vice Chairperson


Thursday, January 21, 2021

11:00 a.m.

Virtual Meeting 

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WRITTEN TESTIMONY ON AGENDA ITEMS *New Material added 01/20/2020 at 2:14 p.m.

 I.       Call to Order 

II.      Approval of Meeting Minutes of November 19, 2020

III.     Discussion Items

NOTE:  Testimony relevant to the agenda item will be taken before the Board considers the item.

        A.    Presentation on impact of 2021-2023 fiscal biennium budget cuts on School and Complex Area levels

IV.     Recommendation for Action

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A.    Committee Action on Department of Education's plan for use of federal funds in the new COVID-19 relief package and annual federal spending bill

V.      Late Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items

NOTE:  Anyone who missed the opportunity to testify before the relevant agenda item will be allowed to testify at the end of the meeting.

VI.     Adjournment

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Kenneth Uemura, Committee Chairperson

January 21, 2021 Finance and Infrastructure Committee Meeting