10.0105 District planning areas and boards.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. 10.0105]

(a) There are created 6 planning districts in order to provide a basis for regional citizen participation:
(1) Planning District 1 includes Manu’a Islands representing all the villages in House of Representatives Districts 1 and 2, and is designated for planning purposes as the Manu’a planning district;
(2) Planning District 2 includes the northeastern part of Tutuila Island representing all the villages in House of Representatives Districts 3 and 6, and is designated for planning purposes as the Northeastern shore planning district;
(3) Planning District 3 includes the southeastern part of Tutuila Island representing all the villages in House of Representatives Districts 4 and 5, and is designated for planning purposes as the Southeast shore planning district;
(4) Planning District 4 includes the Pago Pago Bay area representing all the villages in House of Representatives Districts 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11, and is designated for planning purposes as the Pago Pago Bay area planning district;
(5) Planning District 5 includes all the villages in House of Representatives Districts 12 and 15 and is designated for planning purposes as the South Central Planning district;
(6) Planning District 6 includes the western part of Tutuila Island representing all the villages in House of Representatives Districts 13, 14, 16, 17, and is designated for planning purposes as the West Tutuila planning district.
(b) Every village council will select a representative to its respective district planning board.
(c) The Governor’s appointed commissioners will regularly participate with their respective district planning boards.
(d) Through the assistance of the development planning office, district planning boards will assist the commission in obtaining village concerns toward village problems and proposed plans.

History: 1978, PL 15-64 § 1; amd 1978, PL 15-92 § 2.

Amendments: 1978 Subsection (a) (5): added and is designated for planning purposes as the South Central Planning district”.