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PUBLIC NOTICE <br />PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE HAWAII COUNTY CHARTER <br />NOTE: THESE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS WILL BE ON <br />THE GENERAL ELECTION BALLOT, NOVEMBER 6, 2018 <br />The Hawaii County Charter is the document which sets out the form of local government <br />in the County of Hawaii. Two amendments have been proposed to the Charter by the <br />Hawaii County Council. The amendments, Proposal "1" and Proposal "T', will be <br />placed on a ballot in the form of a question, and set before the electorate in the General <br />Election on November 6, 2018. <br />Pursuant to Section 15-2, Hawaii County Charter, the full text for these amendments is <br />published below in ordinance form. In the ordinances, material to be repealed is <br />bracketed and stricken and new material is underscored. In addition, the relevant ballot <br />questions are set out preceding the full text of the proposed amendments. <br />BALLOT QUESTION <br />PROPOSAL NO. 1: Public Notice and Voting Requirements for the Salary Commission <br />Shall Article XIII of the County Charter be amended to require the Salary Commission to <br />publish notification in two daily newspapers in the County, hold at least one public <br />hearing, and provide a detailed report of its findings and conclusions for public <br />inspection, all at least thirty (30) days prior to adopting any increase or decrease of a <br />County elected official or appointed officer's salary, and to further require that the Salary <br />Commission approve by a two-thirds vote of its entire membership any salary increase or <br />decrease greater than ten percent? <br />If you agree with Proposal No. "1," vote yes. <br />If you disagree with Proposal No. "1," vote no. <br />FULL TEXT OF PROPOSAL NO. 1 <br />ORDINANCE NO. 18-30 <br />AN ORDINANCE TO INITIATE AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE XIII, <br />SECTION 13-28 OF THE HAWAII COUNTY CHARTER (2016 EDITION), <br />RELATING TO THE SALARY COMMISSION. <br />BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE COUNTY OF HAWAI`L• <br />SECTION 1. Article XIII, section 13-28 of the Hawaii County Charter (2016 <br />Edition), is amended to read as follows: <br />"Section 13-28. Compensation; Salary Commission. <br />