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, January 27, 2016, at 5:00 p.m., or soon thereafter, at the Council Chambers, 4396 Rice Street, Room 201, Historic County Building, Lihu’e, on the following:
Bill No. 2610
A BILL FOR AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A GENERAL EXCISE AND USE TAX SURCHARGE FOR THE COUNTY OF KAUA’I
This Bill proposes to establish a new Article 3, Chapter 5, Kaua’i County Code 1987, as amended, relating to a General Excise and Use Tax Surcharge for the County of Kaua’i, pursuant to Act 240, Session Laws of Hawai’i, Regular Session of 2015.
This Bill establishes a general excise and use tax surcharge of up to one-half percent (0.5%) to be levied beginning January 1, 2018, for the following purposes:
1. Operating or capital costs of public roadways, pedestrian paths, sidewalks, bicycle paths, compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, and safe routes to school (75%); and
2. Operating or capital costs of public transit systems, including compliance with Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (25%).
No surcharge on state taxes may be levied under this Ordinance after December 31, 2027.
All interested persons who wish to present their comments may do so at the public hearing. Written testimony prior to the hearing would be appreciated. Written testimony can be submitted to the Office of the County Clerk, Council Services Division by mail, facsimile, or via E-mail to email@example.com. 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 6 days in advance at the County Clerk’s Office and the public may also testify at any of these meetings.)
CERTIFICATE OF THE COUNTY CLERK
I hereby certify that the foregoing Bill No. 2610 was passed on first reading and ordered to print by the Council of the County of Kaua’i at its meeting held on December 16, 2015, by the following vote:
AYES: Chock, Kagawa, Kaneshiro, Yukimura TOTAL – 4,
NOES: Hooser, Kuali’i, Rapozo TOTAL – 3,
EXCUSED & NOT VOTING: None TOTAL – 0,
RECUSED & NOT VOTING: None TOTAL – 0.
Lihu’e, Hawai’i /s/ Jade K. Fountain-Tanigawa
December 17, 2015 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.