Legacy Land Conservation Commission
About the Legacy Land Conservation Commission (Updated December 14, 2018)
The Legacy Land Conservation Commission is a nine-member State commission created by Act 254, SLH 2006, to advise the Board of Land and Natural Resources on projects proposed for funding under HRS, Chapter 173A (Acquisition of Resource Value Lands). Guided by the statutory priorities of HRS, Section 173A-2.6, the Commission conducts a grant application process, public review of applications, and decision making with staff support from the Legacy Land Conservation Program, Division of Forestry and Wildlife.
The Commission has two vacancies right now, with one more vacancy that opens on July 1, 2019.
Preferred qualifications, in priority order, are:
(1) a person from Kauai County;
(2) a person possessing membership in an environmental organization organized in the State;
(3) a person possessing scientific qualifications as evidenced by an academic degree in wildlife or marine biology, botany, forestry, ecology, resource management, biogeography, zoology, or geology.
Now is the time to apply with the Governor’s office to serve on the Legacy Land Conservation Commission.
Please visit the State Boards and Commissions website at http://boards.hawaii.gov, or call the Legacy Land Conservation Program office for more information at 808.586.0921.
*See Section 173A-2.4, Hawaii Revised Statutes
Documents & Links
- State Office of Information Practices guidance on Sunshine Law (“Open Meetings Law”)
- Overview of State Ethics Code for Boards & Commission Members
- Governing authorities for the Legacy Land Conservation Commission:
- Priorities for Commission recommendations under Section 173A-2.6, Hawai’i Revised Statutes
- Criteria for Commission recommendations under Section 13-140-39, Hawai’i Administrative Rules
- Commission responsibilities under Section 173A-2.5, Hawai’i Revised Statutes
- Selection and terms of members under Section 26-34, Hawai’i Revised Statutes
Meeting Agendas & Minutes
Meeting Schedule Pending
December 10-11, 2018: Agenda 63 ||
December 10, 2018: Agenda 62 ||
October 12, 2018: Agenda 61 ||