54-14 Staff. The board of water supply shall appoint an engineer duly registered under chapter 464 to serve as the administrative officer of the board. The engineer shall be known as the manager and chief engineer of the board and shall be subject to chapter 77. The manager-engineer shall appoint a deputy manager-engineer who shall be an engineer duly registered under chapter 464 and who shall be subject to chapter 76.
Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-14
- Board: means the board of water supply of each county;
"Council" means the council of each county;
"County" means a county or city and county of the State;
"County attorney" means the legal advisor of a county;
"County auditor" means the auditor or finance officer of a county performing the audit function;
"County treasurer" means the county official maintaining its treasury;
"Mayor" means the executive officer of a county. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-11
- county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-17
The manager and chief engineer shall have powers and duties prescribed by the board.
The manager and chief engineer may appoint, suspend, or discharge other subordinate employees as may be necessary for the proper conduct of the business of the board in conformity with chapter 76, provided that all present employees of the waterworks department of a county, and all provisional, probationary, temporary, and contractual employees of the waterworks department shall be transferred to the board under their present respective status and under chapter 76.
The board may require a bond in such amount as it deems proper from the manager and chief engineer or deputy or from any employee. The premiums of the bond or bonds shall be paid by the board.