NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
HAWAI’I COUNTY COUNCIL
DATE: Tuesday, April 4, 2017
TIME: 5:00 p.m.
PLACE: Hawai’i County Building
25 Aupuni Street
Hilo, Hawai’i
Pursuant to Section 10-4 of the Hawai’i County Charter, notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the Council of the County of Hawai’i to consider the proposed Operating Budget and Capital Budget for
fiscal year July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018. Public testimony will be taken at the hearing.
The general summaries of the revenues and appropriations for the Operating Budget for fiscal year 2017-2018 are as follows:
SUMMARY OF REVENUES AND APPROPRIATIONS BY FUNDS
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Fund Fund Fund Fund Fund Fund Fund Fund Fund Ben Fund Fund Fund TOTAL
REVENUES
Taxes 292,436,000 15,750,000 308,186,000
Licenses and Permits 8,911,693 11,600,000 71,000 189,000 2,103,984 600,000 50,000 23,525,677
Revenues From Use of
Money and Property 815,500 477,205 1,292,705
Inter-Government Revenues 50,208,769 1,603,567 428,500 17,253,045 69,493,881
Charges for Current Services 8,095,997 7,386,127 1,000 9,019,200 734,600 3,600 25,240,524
Other Revenues 7,577,225 605,000 2,243,144 10,000 20,700 18,834,381 496,954 2,602,438 32,389,842
Fund Balance From Previous Yr 22,418,000 5,140,000 3,911,519 165,600 1,078,444 3,349,066 107,249 400,000 140,480 36,710,358
Amount Avail for Appropriation 390,463,184 34,698,567 13,540,790 10,000 71,000 354,600 3,204,128 31,631,147 1,338,803 1,000,000 20,476,768 50,000 496,838,987
Less: Inter-Fund Transfers 1,899,144 18,630,369 496,954 1,813,559 22,840,026
NET REVENUES 390,463,184 34,698,567 11,641,646 10,000 71,000 354,600 3,204,128 13,000,778 841,849 1,000,000 18,663,209 50,000 473,998,961
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APPROPRIATIONS
General Govern-Staff Agencies 46,244,354 1,000,000 50,000 47,294,354
Public Safety 128,242,278 7,738,841 135,981,119
Highways 6,591,850 18,730,726 71,000 226,300 25,619,876
Sanitation and Waste Removal 1,170,754 11,798,890 3,145,228 28,700,147 44,815,019
Health, Welfare and Education 9,403,479 10,000 19,368,555 28,782,034
Culture-Recreation 21,008,070 128,300 1,017,417 22,153,787
Debt Service 48,629,513 48,629,513
Pension Payments & Retirement
System Contributions 47,265,000 2,575,000 865,900 28,900 1,590,000 197,386 732,723 53,254,909
Health Fund 48,067,200 1,400,000 306,000 28,000 770,000 118,000 363,940 51,053,140
Miscellaneous 33,840,686 4,254,000 570,000 2,000 571,000 6,000 11,550 39,255,236
Total Appropriations 390,463,184 34,698,567 13,540,790 10,000 71,000 354,600 3,204,128 31,631,147 1,338,803 1,000,000 20,476,768 50,000 496,838,987
Less: Inter-Fund Transfers 22,840,026 22,840,026
NET APPROPRIATIONS 367,623,158 34,698,567 13,540,790 10,000 71,000 354,600 3,204,128 31,631,147 1,338,803 1,000,000 20,476,768 50,000 473,998,961
The proposed Capital Budget for fiscal year 2017-2018 lists the estimated amounts to be appropriated to designated projects of various departments with funds to be provided as listed in the following general summary:
FY
NO. PROJECTS
APPROPRIATIONS
(in thousands)
FY
NO. PROJECTS
APPROPRIATIONS
(in thousands)
FEDERAL FUNDS GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND
20 Ali’i Drive Culvert Replacement 9,660 BALANCE AND/OR OTHER SOURCES (CONTINUED)
Subtotal: 9,660 19 DPW Facilities Renovation 1,200
20 Ali’i Drive Culvert Replacement 2,415
STATE REVOLVING LOAN FUND 21 Waianuenue Avenue Reconstruction-Kamehameha Ave. to Rainbow Drive 2,000
01 Hilo Facilities Concrete Rehabilitation 10,000 22 Puna Inner-Connectivity and Emergency Access Routes 20,000
02 Kealakehe Wastewater Treatment Plant R-1 Upgrade 27,000 23 DPW Road Repair and Maintenance 4,000
03 Pua Sewage Pump Station – Pump Replacement (Reapp. 5691.88) 2,300 24 Traffic Signs & Markings for Road Safety Improv-Islandwide (Reapp. 5389.16) 700
Subtotal: 39,300 25 West Hawai’i Traffic Facility (Reapp. 5386.24) 100
27 Mass Transit Agency Baseyard Facility Fiber Optic & VOIP Telephone System 200
GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND BALANCE AND/OR OTHER SOURCES 28 OHCD Facilities Repairs/Maintenance and Renovation 1,000
04 Repair/Replacement of Wastewater Facilities 2,000 29 Kamakoa Nui Workforce Housing Community Development 5,000
05 Repair Hilo Outfall (Reapp. 5691.87) 500 30 Ulu Wini Facility Improvements 2,000
06 Rural Transfer Station Replacement/Enhancement 2,000 31 Kulaimano Elderly Housing Project Upgrades and Renovations 2,000
07 North Kona Effluent Reuse (Reapp. 5696.39) 612 32 Public Safety Complex – Repainting (Reapp. 5292.75) 225
08 Na’alehu Wastewater System (Reapp. 5698.30) 1,000 33 Kona Evidence Warehouse (Reapp. 5296.91) 500
09 North Kona Sewer (Reapp. 5696.38) 2,824 34 Holding Cell Improvements (Reapp. 5299.77) 600
10 Construct Green Waste Facility at Hawi (Ka.auhuhu) Transfer Facility (Reapp.) 500 35 South Kona Police Station (Reapp. 5296.94) 4,600
11 DPR ADA Compliance 5,000 36 East Hawai’i Firing Range (Reapp. 5292.83) 600
12 DPR Repairs/Improvements to Facilities 10,000 37 Hawaiian Ocean View Estate Police Sub Station 150
13 DPR Reeds Bay Beach Park Improvements 500 Subtotal: 81,226
14 DPW Facilities Repair and Maintenance 2,500
15 DPW Facilities ADA Compliance 1,500 FAIR SHARE CONTRIBUTIONS
16 DPW Facilities Hazardous Materials Mitigation 2,100 26 Fire Maintenance Shop Mezzanine 45
17 DPW Facilities Energy Efficiency 1,300 Subtotal: 45
18 DPW Facilities Hardening 1,600 GRAND TOTAL: 130,231
Copies of the complete proposed Operating Budget and Capital Budget for fiscal year July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018, are on file in the Office of the County Clerk (25 Aupuni Street, Room 1402, Hilo, Hawai’i 96720), the Kona
Council Office at the West Hawai’i Civic Center (74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Building A, Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i 96740), the Waimea Council Office (Holomua Center, 64-1067 Mamalahoa Highway, Suite C-5, Waimea,
Hawai’i 96743), the Pahoa Council Office (15-2879 Pahoa Village Road, Pahoa, Hawai’i 96778), and the Mayor’s West Hawai’i Office at the West Hawai’i Civic Center (74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i
96740) for public inspection and information.
All persons desiring to express their views on the above matter may do so orally at the hearing and must register with the County Clerk’s staff. Those submitting written testimony at the hearing should bring 14 copies for
distribution. Public testimony may also be submitted before 12:00 noon on the business day prior to the meeting: (1) by mail to the County Clerk’s Office in Hilo at 25 Aupuni St., Hilo, Hawai’i, 96720; (2) by facsimile to
(808) 961-8912; or (3) by email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). For testimony received via email or fax, copies will be distributed at the hearing when transmitted in a timely manner. All oral and written testimony will be
made a part of the public record. The meeting places are accessible for persons with disabilities. Persons who need special accommodations for this hearing should call (808) 961-8255 by March 31, 2017. TTY users may use Relay
Service (711) (961-8255) to contact our office.
Public attendance via videoconference is available at the Kona Council Office at the West Hawai’i Civic Center. If audio stream between Kona and Hilo is lost for more than a short period of time, the meeting will be terminated in
the event Council Members participate from both locations.
BY THE AUTHORITY OF THE COUNTY COUNCIL
COUNTY CLERK
Hawai’i County Is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer
(Hawai’i Tribune-Herald: March 26, 2017)
(West Hawai’i Today: March 26, 2017)

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