Fire Commission Information

FIRE COMMISSION MEETINGS WILL BE CONDUCTED BY TELECONFERENCE DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS.  THE PUBLIC WILL BE ABLE TO LISTEN TO THE MEETING AUDIO AND OFFER PUBLIC COMMENT BY CALLING THE PHONE NUMBER AND ENTERING THE CONFERENCE CODE ID LISTED ON THE MEETING AGENDAS. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.


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:  2:00pm, 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 300
Līhu‘e, HI 96766  

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

Commissioners

  • Alfredo Garces Jr., Chair
  • Jen Chahanovich,Vice Chair
  • Linda Kaauwai-Iwamoto
  • Alfred Levinthol
  • Michael Martinez
  • Chad Pacheco
  • Thomas Nizo

Agendas


Tuesday, September 29, 2020
2020 10-05 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Tuesday, September 8, 2020
2020 09-14 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Tuesday, July 28, 2020
2020 08-03 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, June 29, 2020
2020 07-06 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Thursday, May 21, 2020
2020 06-01 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Tuesday, April 28, 2020
2020 05-04 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, April 13, 2020
2020 04-20 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, March 30, 2020
2020 04-06 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Thursday, February 20, 2020
2020 03-01 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Tuesday, January 28, 2020
2020 02-03 FC Agenda Packet

Fire Commission Meeting


Tuesday, January 21, 2020
2020 01-27 FC Agenda Packet

Fire Commission Special Meeting


Thursday, December 26, 2019
2020 01-06 FC Agenda Packet

Fire Commission Meeting


Wednesday, December 4, 2019
12-12-2019 Agenda

Fire Commission Special Meeting


Monday, November 25, 2019
12-02-2019 Agenda Packet

Fire Commission Meeting


Tuesday, November 12, 2019
11-19-2019 Agenda

Special Fire Commission Meeting


Tuesday, October 29, 2019
11-04-2019 Agenda Packet

Fire Commission Meeting


Wednesday, September 25, 2019
10-07-2019 Agenda Packet

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, September 9, 2019
09-16-2019 Special Meeting Agenda

Fire Commission Special Meeting


Monday, August 26, 2019
09-03-2019 Agenda Packet

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, August 5, 2019
08-12-2019 Agenda Packet

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, June 24, 2019
07-01-2019 Agenda Packet

Fire Commission Meeting


Thursday, May 23, 2019
06-03-2019 Agenda Packet

Fire Commission Meeting


Friday, April 26, 2019
05-06-2019 Agenda Packet

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, March 25, 2019
04-01-2019 Agenda Packet

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, February 25, 2019
02-04-2019 Agenda Packet

Fire Commission Meeting


Friday, February 22, 2019
03-04-2019 Agenda Packet

Fire Commission Meeting


Friday, January 25, 2019
02-04-2019 Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Tuesday, January 22, 2019
01-29-2019 Special Meeting Agenda

Special Fire Commission Meeting


Thursday, December 27, 2018
01-07-2019 Agenda Packet

Fire Commission Meeting

Minutes


Tuesday, May 12, 2020
2020 05-04 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Draft Meeting Minutes


Tuesday, April 28, 2020
2020 04-20 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Approved minutes


Monday, April 13, 2020
2020 04-06 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Approved Minutes


Monday, April 6, 2020
2020 03-01 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Approved minutes


Friday, March 27, 2020
2020 02-03 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Approved Minutes


Friday, March 27, 2020
2020 01-27 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Approved Minutes


Tuesday, January 7, 2020
11-19-2019 Open Session Minutes

Fire Commission Meeting


Tuesday, January 7, 2020
12-02-19 Open Session Minutes Approved as Amended

Fire Commission Meeting


Tuesday, November 5, 2019
10-07-2019 Open Session Minutes

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, September 16, 2019
09-16-2019 Open Session Minutes

Fire Commission Meeting


Tuesday, September 3, 2019
09-03-2019 Minutes Approved as amended

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, August 12, 2019
08-12-2019 Open Session Minutes

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, July 1, 2019
07-01-2019 Open Session Minutes

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, June 3, 2019
06-03-2019 Open Session Minutes

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, May 6, 2019
05-06-2019 Open Session Minutes

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, April 1, 2019
04-01-2019 Open Session Minutes

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, March 4, 2019
03-04-2019 Approved as amended

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, February 4, 2019
02-04-2019 Open Session Minutes

Fire Commission Meeting


Tuesday, January 29, 2019
01-29-2019 Special Open Session Minutes

Special Open Session Meeting


Monday, January 7, 2019
01-07-2019 Open Session Minutes

Fire Commission Meeting

Fire Commission Documents

 TitleDescriptionModified DateSize
2020 Meeting Schedule Fire Commission Meeting Schedule 1/8/2020130.30 KB
Complaint Form and Guidelines 7/8/2020298.33 KB
Kauai County CharterArticle XII11/3/2014123.15 KB
Kauai Fire CommissionRules of Administrative Practice & Procedure11/21/2007115.31 KB

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