NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Pursuant to Chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), and other applicable laws, notice is hereby given that the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (Department) will hold public hearings to receive testimony on proposed amendments to Hawaii administrative Rules (HAR) Title 4, Subtitle 6, Chapter 66, “Pesticides.”
Background information regarding the State regulatory framework for pesticides and a more detailed description of the proposed rule changes are available at the Department’s website at: http://www.hawaiiag.org/hdoa/pi_pest_reg.htm
The following is the schedule of public hearings;
All interested persons are urged to attend the hearings and submit comments orally or in writing. Copies of the proposed rule amendments may be reviewed online at http://www.hawaiiag.org/hdoa/pi_pest_reg.htm or in person during normal business hours at any of the listed Department offices:
4398A Pua Loke Street
1428 South King Street
- Molokai Irrigation Office
635 Mua Street
Hawaii - 16E
Kona State Building, Room 3
Copies of the proposed rules may also be obtained at the above offices by paying a fee for photocopying or may be sent by mail upon request by paying a fee for photocopying and postage.
The Department of Agriculture will continue to accept written testimony developed after the hearings until October 22, 2006 at the Department’s Pesticides Branch, 1428 South King Street, Honolulu Hawaii 96814-2512.
Special modifications, e.g. sign language interpretation, large print, taped materials, accessible parking, can be provided if requested 4 days in advance of a hearing. This request may be made in writing to one of the addresses above or by calling (808)973-9401.
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
The Department of Agriculture anticipates for the 2006-2007 fiscal year the need for the following professional services, including, but not limited to:
Individuals or firms interested in being considered for selection, are invited to submit a DPW Form 120 or a Federal Standard Form 330 and a letter of interest together with the following information:
A list of projects or services provided to the Department and experience with agricultural type projects will be helpful for the Department to determine qualification of the applicant. If you wish to be considered for multiple categories, submit only one letter of interest, specifying all categories you are interested in. The DPW Form 120 is available at: http://www4.hawaii.gov/StateFormsFiles/dpw 120 6-99.doc.
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All submittals shall be received no later than 12:00 noon, June 30, 2006, c/o Agricultural Resource Management Division, 1428 South King Street, Honolulu, HI 96814-2512. Submittals received after the deadline of June 30, 2006 will be considered "Late". Qualified "Late" applicants will be considered for projects for the balance of the fiscal year by the following schedule:
Date Received Applicant Considered Starting
July 3, 2006 to December 15, 2006 January 2, 2007
PNS: May 30, 2006
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