The Fire Commission appoints and removes the Fire Chief, reviews rules for the administration of the Fire Department, reviews the annual budget prepared by the Fire Chief and makes recommendations to the Mayor and the County Council. It also hears citizen complaints regarding the department or its personnel and recommends appropriate corrective action to the Chief.
The Commission consists of seven at-large members appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the County Council to staggered three year terms.
For more information about the duties and responsibilities of the Fire Commission, please refer to Article XII, Sections 12.01-12.05, Kauai County Charter.
*Please note that complaint forms are available for download and must be notarized prior to submittal.
Fire Commission correspondence may be sent to:
c/o Office of Boards & Commissions
4444 Rice Street, Suite 150
Līhu‘e, HI 96766
Phone: (808) 241-4920
Fax: (808) 241-5127