REPORT FROM THE CITY & COUNTY OF HONOLULU – The Neighborhood Commission Office (NCO) reminds Oahu residents that the deadline to file to run for a seat on their Neighborhood Board is Friday, February 15, 2013. Residents can apply online athttps://www1.honolulu.gov/nco or at 2013NBElection.everyonecounts.com.
Candidate registration forms for residents who do not have internet access are available at the Neighborhood Commission Office by calling 768-3716. Candidacy is open to Oahu residents who will be at least 18 years of age by February 15, 2013. Hard copy forms sent via the mail must be postmarked by the deadline date and received by February 22, 2013 to be eligible.
The deadline to register to vote in the elections is also February 15, 2013. Residents who voted in the 2012 primary or general elections are automatically registered to vote in Neighborhood Board elections. Other residents, including military personnel, military family members, and legal resident aliens, may register to be a voter by submitting a Neighborhood Board Elections voter registration form.
The form is posted online at www1.honolulu.gov/nco and is available through the NCO office. Hard copy forms sent via the mail must be postmarked by the deadline date and received by February 22, 2013 to be eligible.
The Neighborhood Board member term is from July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2015. Voting will occur between April 24 and May 17, 2013.