Council to consider 2020 state priorities

Lifeguard Paul Tucker patrols the water on a rescue board at Hapuna Beach, one of five state parks throughout Hawaii that the state Department of Land and Natural Resources contracts with the county for ocean safety personnel. (LAURA RUMINSKI/West Hawaii Today)

As the 2020 session of the state Legislature draws near, county leaders are working to present a united front in advocating bills they think will improve local government.