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, March 9, 2016, 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. 2616
A BILL FOR AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 22-2.4 AND SECTION 22-10.6, KAUA’I COUNTY CODE 1987, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO IMPOUNDMENT FEES
This Bill proposes to amend Section 22-2.4 and Section 22-10.6, Kaua’i County Code 1987, as amended, relating to Impoundment Fees charged by the Kaua’i Humane Society for keeping a stray or unlicensed dog.
The purpose of this Bill is to align the impoundment fee established in Article 2, Stray Dogs, with the impoundment fee established in Article 10, Dog Licenses and Regulations. Additionally, Section 22-10.6 is further amended to give the Kaua’i Humane Society the discretion to reduce the total amount of impoundment fee owed and collected, as dictated by the circumstances.
Bill No. 2617
A BILL FOR AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. B-2015-796, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE OPERATING BUDGET OF THE COUNTY OF KAUA’I, STATE OF HAWAI’I, FOR THE FISCAL YEAR JULY 1, 2015 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2016, BY REVISING THE AMOUNTS ESTIMATED IN THE GENERAL FUND (Kaua’i Humane Society Barking Dog Enforcement – $33,901)
This Bill proposes to amend Ordinance No. B-2015-796, as amended, relating to the Operating Budget of the County of Kaua’i, State of Hawai’i, for the fiscal year July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, by revising the amounts estimated in the General Fund and appropriating $33,901.00 to the Department of Finance Administration, Special Projects, Kaua’i Humane Society-Barking Dog Enforcement line item.
The purpose of this Bill is to appropriate funding in the amount of $33,901.00 for additional costs identified by the Kaua’i Humane Society to effectively enforce the Barking Dog Nuisance Ordinance (Ordinance No. 996). This appropriation will cover the following costs for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2015 2016 (4 months):
Salaries: $ 4,667.00
(1) Enforcement Officer-Barking Dog Nuisance,
16 hours/week, no medical benefits
Insurance $ 500.00
Maintenance $ 400.00
Fuel $ 334.00
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Copies of the proposed Bills are available at the Office of the County Clerk, Council Services Division.
(The Council Committee or Council may amend these Bills 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. 2616 and Bill No. 2617 were passed on first reading and ordered to print by the Council of the County of Kaua’i at its meeting held on February 10, 2016, by the following vote:
AYES: Chock, Hooser, Kagawa, Kaneshiro, Kuali’i, Rapozo TOTAL – 6,
NOES: None TOTAL – 0,
EXCUSED & NOT VOTING: Yukimura TOTAL – 1,
RECUSED & NOT VOTING: None TOTAL – 0.
Lihu’e, Hawai’i /s/ Jade K. Fountain-Tanigawa
February 11, 2016 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.