CITY COUNCIL
NOTICE OF INTENT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING

  DATE:      WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2017
  PLACE:    CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER
  TIME:      10 A
.M.

Upon receipt of the Executive Program, annual budget, and proposed ordinances from the Mayor, this Notice in accordance of RCH Section 9 104 serves to notify the public of the Council’s intention to hold public hearings on the proposed Executive Program and annual budget and on the proposed annual Legislative Budget.

1. Bill 24 - Relating to the Legislative Budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

LEGISLATIVE OPERATING EXPENDITURES


  City Council   $    5,372,187
  Office of Council Services   1,966,728
  City Clerk       3,573,328
  City Auditor         1,917,566
  Provisional         4,731,000
 
  Total Legislative Operating Expenditures   $  17,560,809

2. Bill 25 - Relating to the Executive Operating Budget and Program for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

EXECUTIVE OPERATING EXPENDITURES


  Budget and Fiscal Services   $    23,484,417
  Community Services   104,903,677
  Corporation Counsel       9,341,183
  Customer Services     24,051,683
  Design and Construction     17,989,415
  Emergency Management       1,443,491
  Emergency Services     48,262,834
  Enterprise Services     24,223,355
  Environmental Services   284,528,465
  Facility Maintenance     87,535,188
  Fire     126,786,772
  Human Resources       6,579,115
  Information Technology     19,876,217
  Land Management     730,612
  Mayor       694,722
  Managing Director       3,011,846
  Neighborhood Commission     721,428
  Royal Hawaiian Band       2,248,503
  Medical Examiner   2,176,361
  Parks and Recreation     76,609,496
  Planning and Permitting     22,616,786
  Police     281,399,978
  Prosecuting Attorney     23,044,544
  Transportation Services   271,260,078
 
  Total Executive Agencies   $1,463,520,166

  Debt Service   $    473,964,000
  Retirement System Contributions   176,547,000
  FICA and Pension Costs     34,641,000
  Health Benefits Contributions   144,188,000
  Other Post-Employment Benefits     63,110,000
  Provision for Vacant Positions     28,702,939
  Miscellaneous     66,635,920
 
  Total Miscellaneous and Debt Service   $  987,788,859
 
  Total Executive Operational Expenditures $2,451,309,025

ESTIMATED OPERATING RESOURCES SUMMARY


  Real Property Tax   $  1,165,683,000
  Fuel Tax     51,270,000
  Motor Vehicle Weight Tax   124,654,740
  Public Utility Franchise Tax     42,525,000
  Federal Grants   101,633,026
  State Grants   9,414,113
  Transient Accommodations Tax     41,013,000
  Public Service Company Tax     30,000,000
  Licenses and Permits     63,073,185
  Charges for Services     35,707,614
  Sewer Charges   336,366,933
  Bus Transportation Revenues     58,371,000
  Solid Waste Revenues   151,896,900
  Other Revenues   111,639,637
  Carry-Over   956,348,368
 
  Total Operating Resources   $3,279,596,516

3. Bill 26 - Relating to the Executive Capital Budget and Program for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

CAPITAL RESOURCES SUMMARY


  General Obligation Bonds   $    249,816,373
  Includes General Improvement, Highway
  Improvement, and Solid Waste Improvement
  Bonds  
  General Fund
  Other Revenues     200,000
  Highway Fund
  Other Revenues       -
  Solid Waste Special Fund
  Solid Waste Revenues       -
  Bus Transportation Fund
  Bus Transportation Revenues       -
  Special Events Fund
  Other Revenues       -
  Golf Fund
  Other Revenues       -
  Bikeway Fund
  Other Revenues     920,000
  Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Fund
  Charges for Services       -
  Parks and Playgrounds Fund
  Other Revenues     891,112
  Sewer Fund
  Sewer Charges   161,499,940
  Sewer Revenue Bond Improvement Fund
  Revenue Bonds   494,372,000
  Other Revenues - Investments       -
  Federal Grants Fund
  Federal Grants     32,029,689
  Community Development Fund
  Federal Grants   6,248,670
  State Funds
  State Grants       -
  Developer       -
  Other Revenues       -
  Housing Development Special Fund
  Other Revenues       -
  Utilities’ Share
  Other Revenues     100,000
  Clean Water and Natural Lands Fund
  Real Property Tax     5,000,000
  Carry-Over     -
  Affordable Housing Fund
  Real Property Tax     5,000,000
  Other Revenues     -
  Carry-Over     -
  Ewa Highway Impact Fee
  Other Revenues     -
  General Trust Fund
  Other Revenues     -
 
  Total Executive Capital Resources   $  956,077,784

EXECUTIVE CAPITAL PROGRAM AND BUDGET SUMMARY


  General Government   $    56,793,383
  Public Safety     38,063,990
  Highways and Streets     67,415,000
  Sanitation   678,612,940
  Human Services     17,252,359
  Culture-Recreation     68,966,112
  Utilities or Other Enterprises     28,974,000
 
  Total Executive Capital Expenditures   $  956,077,784

4. Bill 10 - Relating to the motor vehicle weight tax. (Increasing the motor vehicle   weight tax.)

5.  Bill 12 - Relating to parking meters. (Amending the Traffic Code of the City and County of Honolulu, as set forth in Chapter 15 of the Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 1990, to enable the City to adjust parking meter time limits and rates in accordance with supply and demand.)

6. Bill 27 - Authorizing the issuance and sale of General Obligation Bonds and Bond Anticipation Notes of the City and County of Honolulu in a maximum principal amount equal to the aggregate of the amounts appropriated in the Capital Budget Ordinance of said City and County for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2018, and specified in said Ordinance to be financed from the proceeds of the sale of such bonds and to be expended from the General Improvement Bond Fund, the Highway Improvement Bond Fund, Solid Waste Improvement Bond Fund, or the Housing Development Special Fund.

7. Bill 28 - Relating to public transit. (Amending Chapter 13 of the Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 1990, to enable the City to amend the fare structure of TheBus and TheHandi-Van.)

8. Bill 29 - Relating to collection and disposal of refuse. (Authorizing the City to charge for City-provided refuse collection services.)

9. Bill 30 - Relating to erosion, sediment, and pollution control. (Establishing a regulatory framework for attaining compliance with permit requirements and creating a source of funding that is needed to offset the City’s cost in implementing new requirements for erosion control and water quality   protection.)

10. Real Property Tax Rates

(a) Bill 31 - Determining the Real Property Tax Rates for the City and County of   Honolulu for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

    Tax Rate Per $1,000
Class    Net Taxable Real Property
 
  (A)  Residential $  3.50
  (B)  Hotel and resort   13.40
  (C)  Commercial   12.40
  (D)  Industrial     12.40
  (E)  Agricultural     5.70
  (F)  Preservation     5.70
  (G)  Public service     0.00
  (H)  Vacant agricultural     8.50
  (I)  Residential A     6.30

OR


(b) Resolution 17-70  - Determining the Real Property Tax Rates for the City and   County of Honolulu for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

      Tax Rate Per $1,000
Class     Net Taxable Real Property
 
  (A)  Residential $  3.50
  (B)  Hotel and resort   13.40
  (C)  Commercial   12.40
  (D)  Industrial   12.40
  (E)  Agricultural     5.70
  (F)  Preservation       5.70
  (G)  Public service     0.00
  (H)  Vacant agricultural         8.50
  (I)  Residential A         6.30

  The foregoing schedule of rates is for consideration at the public hearing.  The final tax rates may be higher or lower than the rates reflected above.

  Advance notice is given that the Council may pass the Bill on third reading   or may adopt the Resolution fixing the real property rates for the Fiscal Year   July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 at a meeting to be held on Wednesday, June   7, 2017 in the Council Chamber, Honolulu Hale.

11. Fuel Tax Rates

(a) Bill 11 - Determining the County Fuel Tax Rates for the City and County of   Honolulu. (Setting the County Fuel Tax Rates for the City and County of   Honolulu.)

The Bill keeps the rate for the City and County of Honolulu fuel tax for biodiesel fuel and mixtures containing twenty percent or more of biodiesel with diesel or other fuels at eight and one-fourth (8¼) cents per gallon and increases the rate for all other liquid fuels from sixteen and one-half (16½) cents per gallon to twenty (20) cents per gallon starting from the date that this Bill takes effect as prescribed in Section 243-5, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

OR


(b) Resolution 17-61 - Amending the City and County of Honolulu Fuel Tax.

The Resolution keeps the City and County of Honolulu fuel tax for biodiesel fuel and mixtures containing 20 percent or more of biodiesel with diesel or other fuels at eight and one-fourth (8¼) cents per gallon and increases the rate for all other liquid fuels from sixteen and one-half (16½) cents per gallon to twenty (20) cents per gallon starting from "the first day of the second month after the date of adoption" of this resolution as prescribed in HRS Section 243-5.

The foregoing rates are for consideration at the public hearing.  The final county fuel tax rates may be higher or lower than the rates reflected above.

Advance notice is given that the Council may pass the Bill on third reading or may adopt the Resolution fixing the county fuel tax rates at a meeting to be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 in the Council Chamber, Honolulu Hale.

The above items have been published in anticipation of the action to be taken by the City Council Budget Committee; and therefore, the City Council may or may not take action on each of the items or any amendments proposed thereto.

Persons wishing to speak are requested to register by 10 a.m. using the On-Line Council Speaker Registration form available at http://www.honolulu.gov/ccl-testimony-form.html, or by sending a fax indicating your desire to speak, along with your name, phone number and subject matter to 768-3826 or by calling 768-3814. Testimony is limited to three minutes and shall be presented by the registered speaker only. 

Written testimonies may be faxed to 768-3826 or transmitted via the internet at http://www.honolulu.gov/ccl-testimony-form.html. By submitting written testimony, you are not automatically registered to speak.  You are requested to register to speak if you wish to provide oral testimony.

On-line and fax registration forms must be received by 10 a.m. to be included in the list of registered speakers. Persons who have not registered to testify by 10 a.m. will be given an opportunity to present oral testimony on an item following the registered speakers by raising their hand at the time additional speakers are called upon.

Copies of the Bills, Resolutions and any amendments thereto are available at the City Clerk’s Office, Room 203, Honolulu Hale or on-line at http://www4.honolulu.gov/docushare.

Accommodations are available upon request to persons with disabilities, please call 768-3814 or send an email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) at least 3 working days prior to the meeting.

    CITY COUNCIL
    CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU
    RON MENOR, CHAIR

(SA970835   3/8/17)~