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     Margaret Cox     Lynn Fallin     Kili Namauʻu     

Catherine Payne     Kenneth Uemura     Bruce Voss


Dwight Takeno, Committee Chairperson

Kaimana Barcarse, Committee Vice Chairperson



Thursday, March 4, 2021

11:00 a.m.


Virtual Meeting


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 Written Testimonies on Committee Agenda Items *New material added 03-03-2021 at 4:25pm

I.            Call to Order

II.           Executive Session

This portion of the meeting is a closed meeting under Section 92‑4 and Section 92‑5(a)(4), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

A. Consultation with the Board's attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the Board's powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities concerning new Superintendent Employment Contract 

III.          Approval of Meeting Minutes of December 17, 2020 and January 21, 2021 

IV.          Recommendation for Action

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

    A. Committee Action on recommendation concerning appointment of the Complex Area Superintendent for the Hana-Lahainaluna-Lanai-Molokai Complex Area

    B. Committee Action on recommendation concerning declaration of annual reduction in force ("RIF") for classified employees to initiate collectively bargained placement rights for employees displaced due to changes in staffing needs

    C. Committee Action on recommendation concerning compensation adjustments for Department of Education employees excluded from Bargaining Unit 13:  Unit 35 (excluded managerial)

    D. Committee Action on recommendation concerning new Superintendent Employment Contract

V.           Late Public Testimony on Board Agenda Items  *New material added 03-05-2021 at 2:00pm

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


Written testimony may be submitted on any agenda item. Oral testimony will be accepted at the meeting. Each individual is allotted four (4) minutes, or an amount of time otherwise designated by the Chairperson, to provide oral testimony to the Board. In accordance with Hawaii's Sunshine Law (Hawaii Revised Statutes, Chapter 92), testimony should be related to an item that is on the agenda.

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                       Dwight Takeno, Committee Chairperson 

March 4, 2021 Human Resources Committee Meeting (Virtual)