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Notice #: 0000500321-01
Public Hearings


TIME: 2 P.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 10 – Relating to the Legislative Budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.


City Council $ 5,308,154
Office of Council Services 1,549,610
City Clerk 3,412,220
City Auditor 1,550,479
Provisional 3,799,097

Total Legislative Operating Expenditures $15,619,560

2. Bill 11 – Relating to the Executive Operating Budget and Program for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.


Budget and Fiscal Services $ 23,496,233
Community Services 93,177,134
Corporation Counsel 8,373,237
Customer Services 23,425,509
Design and Construction 17,231,085
Emergency Management 1,232,334
Emergency Services 37,555,330
Enterprise Services 21,851,274
Environmental Services 300,146,978
Facility Maintenance 80,439,250
Fire 97,134,479
Human Resources 5,503,176
Information Technology 21,067,458
Mayor 652,868
Managing Director 2,446,600
Neighborhood Commission 815,580
Royal Hawaiian Band 2,069,673
Medical Examiner 1,591,545
Parks and Recreation 68,222,601
Planning and Permitting 19,269,093
Police 229,693,547
Prosecuting Attorney 20,651,426
Transportation Services 238,068,506

Total Executive Agencies $ 1,314,114,916

Debt Service $ 414,768,000
Retirement System Contributions 113,053,000
FICA and Pension Costs 26,298,000
Health Benefits Contributions 109,069,000
Other Post-Employment Benefits 62,982,016
Provision for Energy Costs 10,650,000
Miscellaneous 38,052,000

Total Miscellaneous and Debt Service $ 774,872,016

Total Executive Operational Expenditures $ 2,088,986,932


Real Property Tax $ 834,848,000
Fuel Tax 66,849,000
Motor Vehicle Weight Tax 115,551,100
Public Utility Franchise Tax 58,234,000
Federal Grants 95,797,298
State Grants 8,961,660
Transient Accommodations Tax 41,013,000
Public Service Company Tax 53,639,000
Licenses and Permits 56,483,758
Charges for Services 36,622,280
Sewer Charges 299,350,777
Bus Transportation Revenues 54,309,200
Solid Waste Revenues 106,787,298
Other Revenues 178,173,173
Carry-Over 604,196,717

Total Operating Resources $ 2,610,816,261

3. Bill 12 – Relating to the Executive Capital Budget and Program for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.


General Obligation Bonds $ 279,620,000
Includes General Improvement, Highway Improvement,
and Solid Waste Improvement Bonds
General Fund
Other Revenues 4,872,900
Highway Fund
Other Revenues 5,369,000
Solid Waste Special Fund
Solid Waste Revenues 15,403,602
Bus Transportation Fund
Bus Transportation Revenues 1,065,800
Special Events Fund
Other Revenues 255,000
Golf Fund
Other Revenues 555,000
Bikeway Fund
Other Revenues 334,000
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Fund
Charges for Services 1,087,000
Housing Development Special Fund
Other Revenues 605,000
Parks and Playgrounds Fund
Other Revenues 1,361,352
Sewer Fund
Sewer Charges 70,578,942
Sewer Revenue Bond Improvement Fund
Revenue Bonds 144,387,000
Other Revenues – Investments –
Federal Grants Fund
Federal Grants 37,853,023
Community Development Fund
Federal Grants 40,585,154
State Funds
State Grants 2,000,000
Developer –
Other Revenues –
Utilities’ Share
Other Revenues 100,000
Clean Water and Natural Lands Fund
Real Property Tax –
Carry-Over 12,000,000
Affordable Housing Fund
Real Property Tax –
Carry-Over 4,600,000
Ewa Highway Impact Fee
Other Revenues –
General Trust Fund
Other Revenues –

Total Executive Capital Resources $ 622,632,773


General Government $ 41,368,302
Public Safety 42,577,000
Highways and Streets 177,316,000
Sanitation 226,149,942
Human Services 48,595,177
Culture-Recreation 43,110,352
Utilities or Other Enterprises (Mass Transit) 43,516,000

Total Executive Capital Expenditures $ 622,632,773

4. Bill 13 – 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, 2014, 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.

5. Bill 14 – Relating to the Municipal Stores Revolving Fund. (Repealing Article 1 of Chapter 6, Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 1990, relating to the Municipal Stores Revolving Fund.)

6. Bill 15 – Relating to fees for certain permits and services administered by the Department of Planning and Permitting. (Amending the fees or fee schedules contained in Chapters 6, 18 and 23, Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 1990, as amended, with the intent to recover a greater share of the costs related to the processing and administering of confirmations and clearances related to zoning and shoreline structures, including various technical and non-substantive amendments.)

7. Real Property Tax Rates

(a) Bill 16 – Determining the Real Property Tax Rates for the City and County of Honolulu for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.

Tax Rate Per $1,000
Class Net Taxable Real Property

(A) residential $ 3.50
(B) hotel and resort 12.40
(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


(b) Resolution 13-46 – Determining the Real Property Tax Rates for the City
and County of Honolulu for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.
Tax Rate Per $1,000
Class Net Taxable Real Property

(A) residential $ 3.50
(B) hotel and resort 12.40
(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

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 on third reading the Bill or may adopt the Resolution fixing the real property rates for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014 at a meeting to be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, in the Council Chamber, Honolulu Hale.

8. Bill 17 – Determining the County Fuel Tax Rates for the City and County of Honolulu. (The bill proposes an increase in the rate for the county fuel tax from 16 ½ cents per gallon to 21 ½ cents per gallon for all liquid fuels except for biodiesel fuel and mixtures containing twenty percent or more of biodiesel fuel.)

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.


Prior to the Day of the Meeting

Persons wishing to testify on the above-mentioned public hearing items may register by:

a. using the On Line City Council Speaker Registration form available at;
b. sending a fax to 768-3826 indicating your desire to register to speak, along with your name, phone number and subject matter;
c. filling out the registration form in person; or
d. calling 768-3820.

On-site on the Day of the Meeting

Registration on-site for the above-mentioned public hearing items will be from 7:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Persons who have not registered to testify by the deadline 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.

Each speaker shall not have anyone else read their statement and is limited to a three minute presentation.

WRITTEN TESTIMONY – Prior to the Day of the Meeting

If you wish to submit written testimony:

a. fax to 768-3826 or
b. go to to e mail your written t estimony.

15 copies are requested if written testimony is submitted on-site.

By submitting written testimony, you are not automatically registered to speak. Refer to “SPEAKER REGISTRATION” procedures above.

If submitted, written testimonies, including the testifier’s address, e-mail address and phone number, may be posted by the City Clerk and available to the public on the City’s DocuShare Website.

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

Any physically challenged person requiring special assistance should call 768-3820 for details at least one day prior to the meeting date.

(SA500321 3/9/13)