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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Kauai mayor submits budget

Associated Press

LIHUE, Hawaii — Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. submitted to the County Council his proposed budget for fiscal year 2010-11.

The mayor is seeking approval of a $146 million operating budget and a $100 million capital improvement program.
Carvalho’s proposed operating budget is 5 percent below the current operating budget.
The mayor said Monday that his budget represents a commitment to reduce expenses and to create greater efficiencies to save money.
He says it would maintain core services, focus resources on key initiatives and build a foundation for greater fiscal stability in the future.