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, 3rd Tuesday 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
Email: mromo@kauai.gov

Commissioners

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

Agendas


Tuesday, October 12, 2021
2021 10-19 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Tuesday, September 14, 2021
2021 09-21 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting CANCELLED LACK OF A QUORUM


Tuesday, August 10, 2021
2021 08-17 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Tuesday, July 6, 2021
2021 07-12 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Tuesday, June 15, 2021
2021 06-21 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, April 26, 2021
2021 05-03 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, March 29, 2021
2021 04-05 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, February 22, 2021
2021 03-01 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, January 25, 2021
2021 02-01 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, December 28, 2020
2021 01-04 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, November 30, 2020
2020 12-07 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


Monday, October 26, 2020
2020 11-02 FC Agenda

Fire Commission Meeting


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

Minutes


Wednesday, September 15, 2021
2021 FC 08-17 Draft Minutes

Fire Commission Meeting Minutes


Wednesday, August 18, 2021
2021 FC 07-12 Minutes

Fire Commission Approved Meeting Minutes


Friday, July 23, 2021
2020 09-14 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Approved Meeting Minutes


Friday, July 23, 2021
2020 08-03 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Approved Minutes


Monday, July 12, 2021
2021 06-21 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Approved Minutes


Tuesday, June 1, 2021
2021 05-03 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Approved Minutes


Tuesday, May 4, 2021
2021 04-05 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Approved Minutes


Tuesday, April 6, 2021
2021 03-01 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Approved Minutes


Tuesday, March 2, 2021
2021 02-01 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Approved Minutes


Tuesday, February 2, 2021
2021 01-04 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Approved Minutes


Tuesday, January 5, 2021
2020 07-06 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Minutes


Tuesday, January 5, 2021
2020 04-06 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Approved Minutes


Tuesday, January 5, 2021
2020 06-01 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Draft Minutes


Monday, January 4, 2021
2020 12-07 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Approved Minutes


Monday, December 7, 2020
2020 11-02 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Approved Minutes


Tuesday, November 10, 2020
2020 10-05 FC Minutes

Fire Commission Approved 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 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

Fire Commission Documents

 TitleDescriptionModified DateSize
2021 Meeting ScheduleMeetings by Teleconference5/4/202149.94 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

Document Disclaimer

The documents on this webpage are being provided as a courtesy and a public service by the County of Kauaʻi. Users should confirm the accuracy with the official copy available at the Office of Boards and Commissions. While the County of Kauaʻi will strive to keep the information accurate and up-to-date, those people needing an official, accurate and up-to-date copy of documents on this webpage should obtain a hard copy from the Office of Boards and Commissions.