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WATER BOARD <br />1/1/2020 <br />Purpose: To manage, control and operate the County waterworks; adopt <br />rules and procedures relative to the operation, preservation and <br />protection of the waterworks; to adopt annual operating and <br />capital budgets for the Department of Water Supply; make <br />decisions relating to the acquisition of property and issuance of <br />revenue bonds. <br />Authority: Hawaii County Charter, <br />Article VIII, Section 8-1 and 8-2. <br />Appointment: Mayor with Council approval. Normal five-year staggered terms. <br />Full Membership: Nine members. Manager -Chief Engineer of DWS, Planning <br />Director, and Director of DPW are ex -officio members. <br />Specific Representation: One member from each Council district. <br />Requirements: No more than five members may belong officially to the same <br />political party. <br />Meetings: Normally, fourth Tuesday of each month for 1-2 hours, beginning <br />at 10 a.m. in Hilo, or occasionally in outlying area. <br />Financial Disclosure: Members must file Financial Disclosure within 20 working days <br />of taking the oath of office. Thereafter, annual disclosures must <br />be filed on or before January 31. The disclosures are <br />confidential and will be kept on file by the Board of Ethics. <br />County Code, Chapter 2, Section 2-91.1. <br />Reappointment: Following the expiration of a term, no member may be <br />reappointed for at least two years unless originally appointed for <br />a term of two years or less. <br />Qualities: Respected by the community as being community -minded and <br />oriented. Able to focus on the community needs as a whole <br />without catering to special or self-interest. <br />Current Members: <br />CD <br />Judy Howard, Indep., 12/31/2024 <br />1 <br />Julie Hugo, Indep., 12/31/2023 <br />2 <br />David De Luz, Jr., Indep., 12/31/2022 <br />3 <br />Eric Scicchitano, Indep., 12/31/2021 <br />4 <br />Zendo Kern, Dem., 12/31/2023 <br />5 <br />Kenneth Sugai, Indep., 12/31/2022 <br />6 <br />Nestorio L. Domingo, Indep., 12/31/2020 <br />7 <br />William D. Boswell, Jr., Indep., 12/31/2021 <br />8 <br />Benjamin Ney, Indep., 12/31/2024 <br />9 <br />Secretary/Contact Person: Doreen Jollimore 961-8050 <br />Attorney Assigned: Diana Mellon -Lacey <br />*The information on this sheet is condensed. For full information see appropriate <br />Sections of the County Charter, County Code and/or Hawaii Revised Statutes. <br />