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Governor David Ige issued a Twenty-First Supplementary Proclamation dated June 7, 2021, suspending Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 92, Public Agency Meetings and Records, to enable boards to conduct meetings without any board members or members of the public physically present in the same location. 

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      Margaret Cox     Kili Namauʻu        

    Catherine Payne     Dwight Takeno

Bruce Voss, Committee Chairperson

Lynn Fallin, Committee Vice Chairperson


Thursday, June 17, 2021

10:30 a.m. 

Virtual Meeting

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Written testimonies on Board agenda items ** Materials added 6/16/2021 at 3:22 p.m.

  1. Call to Order 

  1. Approval of Meeting Minutes of May 20, 2021

  1. Recommendation for Action

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

  1. Committee Action on recommendation concerning Department of Education’s plan for use of federal funds in third round of the Education Stabilization Fund’s Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (“ESSER”) Fund authorized under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

  1. Discussion Items

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

  1. Presentation on Department of Education’s repair and maintenance (“R&M”) and capital improvement project (“CIP”) programs: how projects are funded categorized, and prioritized; legislative appropriations for fiscal biennium 2021-2023; quarterly reporting timeline

  1. 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.

  1. Adjournment

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Bruce Voss, Committee Chairperson

June 17, 2021 Finance and Infrastructure Committee Meeting (Virtual)