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 25, 2020, 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. 2775
A BILL FOR AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 22, KAUA’I COUNTY
CODE 1987, AS AMENDED, BY ESTABLISHING A NEW ARTICLE RESTRICTING THE USE AND SALE OF POLYSTYRENE FOAM FOOD SERVICE CONTAINERS
This Bill proposes to amend Chapter 22, Kaua’i County Code 1987, as amended, by establishing a new Article restricting the use and sale of polystyrene foam food service containers.
Bill No. 2775 would prohibit the sale and use of polystyrene foam food service containers effective January 1, 2021. Exemptions are established for
a) foods packaged outside the County of Kaua’i; b) raw or butchered meats, poultry, fish, and eggs, except if provided for consumption without further food preparation (e.g., sashimi and poke); c) unique situations with no alternative to polystyrene foam food service containers as approved by the Director; and
d) official emergency situations. Bill No. 2775 also establishes an escalating fine schedule for each separate violation, and a separate fine schedule for commercial or non-commercial special events.
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 Bills are available at the Office of the County Clerk, Council Services Division.
(The Council Committee or Council may amend this Bill at their subsequent meetings. Meeting notices are posted at least six (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. 2775 was passed on first reading and ordered to print by the Council of the County of Kaua’i at its meeting held on February 19, 2020, by the following vote:
AYES: Chock, Cowden, Evslin, Kagawa, Kuali’i, Kaneshiro TOTAL – 6,
NOES: Brun TOTAL – 1,
EXCUSED & NOT VOTING: None TOTAL – 0,
RECUSED & NOT VOTING: None TOTAL – 0.
Lihu’e, Hawai’i /s/ Jade K. Fountain-Tanigawa
February 20, 2020 County Clerk, County of Kaua’i
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