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VIDEO: Puna Town Hall Meeting

March 5, 2018, 5:57 PM HST
* Updated March 5, 5:59 PM
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Councilmember Jen Ruggles held a community town hall meeting at the Kea‘au Community Center on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

The video below was posted from the meeting.

The following topics were covered in order, so viewers can skip through the video at will.

  • County’s new compost contract, mulch policy and Hilo landfill closure
  • Projects funded by Ruggle’s office, including an update on rat lungworm
  • The bus system
  • Puna subdivision connectivity
  • Capital Improvement Projects for Puna submitted by her office for 2017 and upcoming 2018 projects
  • Disparity in Puna
  • Taxes
  • Internet and cell phone service
  • Farmer’s markets
  • Commercial kitchens
  • Round-up
  • Little Fire Ants
  • Building codes
  • Question and answers

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