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, September 23, 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. 2803
A BILL FOR AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 5A, KAUA’I COUNTY CODE 1987, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TAX (Home Exemption Requirements)
This Bill proposes to amend Chapter 5A, Kaua’i County Code 1987, as amended, by establishing stricter requirements to qualify for the homeowner’s exemption such as: (1) increase the number of days that a homeowner must occupy their primary residence from one hundred eighty-one (181) calendar days to two hundred seventy (270) calendar days; (2) require an applicant to file a State of Hawai’i income tax return with a reported address on Kaua’i; and (3) require an applicant to have a valid Hawai’i driver’s license, Hawai’i state identification; or resident aliens possessing a valid resident alien card must claim residency only in Hawai’i with an address on Kaua’i; or is stationed in the County under military orders of the United States.
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.)
CERTIFICATE OF THE COUNTY CLERK
I hereby certify that the foregoing Bill No. 2803 was passed on first reading and ordered to print by the Council of the County of Kaua’i at its meeting held on August 19, 2020, by the following vote:
AYES: Chock, Cowden, Evslin, Kagawa, Kuali’i, Kaneshiro TOTAL – 6,
NOES: None TOTAL – 0,
EXCUSED & NOT VOTING: Brun TOTAL – 1*,
RECUSED & NOT VOTING: None TOTAL – 0.
Lihu’e, Hawai’i /s/ Jade K. Fountain-Tanigawa
August 20, 2020 County Clerk, County of Kaua’i
*Beginning with the March 11, 2020 Council Meeting and until further notice, Councilmember Arthur Brun will not be present due to U.S. v. Arthur Brun et al., Cr. No. 20-00024-DKW (United States District Court), and therefore will be noted as excused (i.e., not present).
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