Fire Commission Information

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.


Meeting Time/Location:  2:00pm, Meeting Room 2A/2B, 1st Monday of each month

Contact Information

Fire Commission correspondence may be sent to:

Fire Commission
c/o Office of Boards & Commissions
4444 Rice Street, Suite 150
Līhu‘e, HI 96766  

Phone: (808) 241-4920
Fax: (808) 241-5127

Commissioners

  • Michael Martinez, Chair
  • Thomas Nizo, Vice Chair
  • Linda Kaauwai-Iwamoto
  • Alfred Levinthol
  • Clifton Jimmy Miranda
  • Alfredo C. Garces Jr.
  • Chad Pacheco

Agendas

posted Monday, November 27, 2017
Fire Commission Meeting
posted Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Fire Commission Meeting
posted Friday, September 22, 2017
Fire Commission Meeting - CANCELLED
posted Monday, August 28, 2017
Fire Commission Meeting
posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Fire Commission Meeting
posted Thursday, June 22, 2017
Fire Commission Meeting
posted Thursday, May 25, 2017
Fire Commission Meeting
posted Friday, April 21, 2017
Fire Commission Meeting
posted Friday, March 24, 2017
Fire Commission Meeting
posted Monday, February 27, 2017
Fire Commission Meeting
posted Monday, January 30, 2017
Fire Commission Meeting - CANCELLED
posted Friday, December 23, 2016
Fire Commission Meeting - CANCELLED

Minutes

posted Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Fire Commission Minutes
posted Monday, August 7, 2017
Fire Commission Minutes
posted Monday, July 3, 2017
Fire Commission Minutes
posted Monday, June 5, 2017
Fire Commission Minutes
posted Monday, May 1, 2017
Fire Commission Minutes
posted Monday, April 3, 2017
Fire Commission Minutes
posted Monday, March 6, 2017
Fire Commission Minutes

Fire Commission Documents

 TitleDescriptionModified DateSize
Complaint Form and Guidelines 3/20/2014161.44 KB
Kauai County CharterArticle XII11/3/2014123.15 KB
Kauai Fire CommissionRules of Administrative Practice & Procedure11/21/2007115.31 KB

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