NOTICE OF PUBLICATION AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Notice is hereby given that the Council of the County of Kaua’i will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 1:30 p.m., or soon thereafter, at the Council Chambers, 4396 Rice Street, Room 201, Historic County Building, Lihu’e, on the following:
Bill No. 2542
A BILL FOR AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 21-9.2 OF THE KAUA’I COUNTY CODE 1987, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO INTEGRATED SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
This Bill proposes to amend Section 21-9.2 of the Kaua’i County Code 1987, as amended, relating to Integrated Solid Waste Management.
The purpose of this Bill is to increase the Tipping Fees established in Section 21-9.2 of the Kaua’i County Code 1987, as amended to the following:
Business, Commercial and Other Nonresidential Disposal Fees for Facility with Vehicle Scale (amount set by dollars per ton)
Municipal solid waste (except special wastes) – $119.00
Asbestos containing materials – $218.00
Dead animals – $119.00
Business, Commercial and Other Nonresidential Disposal Fees for Facility with Inoperable Vehicle Scale (amount set by dollars per cubic yard)
Un-compacted municipal solid waste
(except special wastes), assumed 350 lbs/cu. yard) – $21.00
Compacted municipal solid waste
(except special wastes, assumed 600 lbs/cu. yard) – $36.00
Asbestos containing materials – $98.00
Dead animals – $36.00
The Bill further proposes to increase the minimum tipping fee charge for any load of municipal solid waste or dead animals to twenty-one dollars ($21.00) and for any load of asbestos containing material to two hundred eighteen dollars ($218.00).
Lastly, this Bill includes a housekeeping amendment to incorporate exemption language for the Waiver of Landfill Tipping Fees and Refuse Transfer Station Commercial Self-Haul Fees for government clean-up projects, which was previously approved by the Council through Ordinance No. 962.
All interested persons who wish to present their comments may do so at the public hearing. Written testimonies prior to the hearing would be appreciated. Copies of the proposed bill are available at the Office of the County Clerk, Council Services Division.
(The Council Committee or Council may amend this Bill at its subsequent meetings. Meeting notices are posted at least six (6) days in advance at the Office of the County Clerk, Council Services Division and the public may also testify at any of these meetings.)
CERTIFICATE OF THE COUNTY CLERK
I hereby certify that the foregoing Bill No. 2542 was passed on first reading and ordered to print by the Council of the County of Kaua’i at its meeting held on March 27, 2014, by the following vote:
AYES: Bynum, Chock, Hooser, Yukimura, Furfaro TOTAL – 5,
NOES: Kagawa TOTAL – 1,
EXCUSED & NOT VOTING: Rapozo TOTAL – 1.
Lihu’e, Hawai’i /s/ Ricky Watanabe
March 28, 2014 County Clerk, County of Kaua’i
NOTE: SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS AND SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER AND INTERPRETERS FOR NON-ENGLISH SPEAKING PERSONS ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST FIVE (5) DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETING DATE TO THE COUNTY CLERK, 4396 RICE STREET, SUITE 209, LIHU’E, KAUA’I, HAWAI’I 96766. TELEPHONE NO. (808) 241-4188. FACSIMILE NO. (808) 241-6349.