HILO — There will be no special subcommittee to hash out the budget outside public review, at least for the time being.
HILO — A charter amendment on the Nov. 6 ballot adding more transparency to how top county officials get raises took its first step forward Tuesday when the County Council Finance Committee voted 9-0 to advance the measure to the first of three council votes.
HILO —A move to take County Council budget planning behind closed doors will be heard today by the council Finance Committee.
HILO — A bill regulating vacation rentals has been pulled from consideration until the Board of Ethics can determine whether North Kona Councilwoman Karen Eoff has a conflict of interest in co-sponsoring it.
HILO — After months of talking stink about a general excise tax increase, Mayor Harry Kim on Tuesday asked the County Council to approve it.