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Notice #: 0001079306-01
Public Hearings


TIME: 10 A.M.

Upon receipt of the Executive Program, annual budget, and proposed ordinances from the Mayor, this Notice in accordance of RCH Section 9-104 serves to notify the public of the Council’s intention to hold public hearings on the proposed Executive Program and annual budget and on the proposed annual Legislative Budget.

1. Bill 14 – Relating to the Legislative Budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.


City Council $ 5,501,734
Office of Council Services 2,298,286
City Clerk 4,208,994
City Auditor 1,883,143
Provisional 5,563,500

Total Legislative Operating Expenditures $ 19,455,657

2. Bill 15 – Relating to the Executive Operating Budget and Program for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.


Budget and Fiscal Services $ 25,351,418
Community Services 112,461,516
Corporation Counsel 9,597,738
Customer Services 24,609,016
Design and Construction 16,655,444
Emergency Management 1,513,240
Emergency Services 52,710,570
Enterprise Services 24,954,521
Environmental Services 291,385,760
Facility Maintenance 88,973,328
Fire 135,099,328
Human Resources 7,112,970
Information Technology 18,982,289
Land Management 1,959,940
Mayor 761,438
Managing Director 3,882,343
Neighborhood Commission 893,405
Royal Hawaiian Band 2,363,826
Medical Examiner 2,214,036
Parks and Recreation 80,243,211
Planning and Permitting 24,555,463
Police 295,681,922
Prosecuting Attorney 23,304,598
Transportation Services 278,331,862

Total Executive Agencies $1,523,599,182

Debt Service $ 522,295,000
Retirement System Contributions 190,125,000
FICA and Pension Costs 34,634,000
Health Benefits Contributions 66,805,000
Other Post-Employment Benefits 177,331,000
Provision for Vacant Positions 31,306,802
Miscellaneous 60,924,000

Total Miscellaneous and Debt Service $1,083,420,802

Total Executive Operational Expenditures $2,607,019,984


Real Property Tax $ 1,255,790,946
Fuel Tax 51,526,000
Motor Vehicle Weight Tax 164,347,327
Public Utility Franchise Tax 47,707,700
Federal Grants 100,141,493
State Grants 21,658,956
Transient Accommodations Tax 45,423,000
Public Service Company Tax 46,007,251
Licenses and Permits 64,856,795
Charges for Services 37,071,461
Sewer Charges 265,094,408
Bus Transportation Revenues 54,030,000
Solid Waste Revenues 132,719,274
Other Revenues 127,823,243
Carry-Over 904,271,553

Total Operating Resources $3,318,469,407

3. Bill 16 – Relating to the Executive Capital Budget and Program for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.


General Obligation Bonds $ 370,869,000
Includes General Improvement, Highway
Improvement, and Solid Waste Improvement
General Fund
Other Revenues 2,872,000
Highway Fund
Other Revenues 366,099
Solid Waste Special Fund
Solid Waste Revenues 9,872,626
Bus Transportation Fund
Bus Transportation Revenues –
Special Events Fund
Other Revenues –
Golf Fund
Other Revenues –
Bikeway Fund
Other Revenues 990,000
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Fund
Charges for Services 66,000
Parks and Playgrounds Fund
Other Revenues 2,029,429
Sewer Fund
Sewer Charges 197,261,690
Sewer Revenue Bond Improvement Fund
Revenue Bonds 204,250,000
Other Revenues – Investments –
Federal Grants Fund
Federal Grants 28,875,071
Community Development Fund
Federal Grants 6,187,378
State Funds
State Grants –
Developer –
Other Revenues –
Housing Development Special Fund
Other Revenues –
Utilities’ Share
Other Revenues 100,000
Clean Water and Natural Lands Fund
Real Property Tax 6,327,227
Other Revenues 176,456
Carry-Over 3,999,644
Affordable Housing Fund
Real Property Tax 6,327,227
Other Revenues 390,248
Carry-Over 34,125,994
Ewa Highway Impact Fee
Other Revenues –
General Trust Fund
Other Revenues –

Total Executive Capital Resources $ 875,086,089


General Government $ 164,979,463
Public Safety 44,340,000
Highways and Streets 98,070,000
Sanitation 446,822,690
Human Services 45,495,180
Culture-Recreation 45,794,756
Utilities or Other Enterprises 29,584,000

Total Executive Capital Expenditures $ 875,086,089

4. Bill 17 – Authorizing the issuance and sale of General Obligation Bonds and Bond Anticipation Notes of the City and County of Honolulu in a maximum principal amount equal to the aggregate of the amounts appropriated in the Capital Budget Ordinance of said City and County for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2019, and specified in said Ordinance to be financed from the proceeds of the sale of such bonds and to be expended from the General Improvement Bond Fund, the Highway Improvement Bond Fund, Solid Waste Improvement Bond Fund, or the Housing Development Special Fund.

5. Bill 18 – Relating to fees for certain permits and services administered by the Department of Planning and Permitting. (Amending the fees or fee schedules contained in Chapters 18, 21, and 22, Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 1990, as amended, with the intent to recover a greater share of the costs related to the processing and administering of building permits, nonconforming use certificates, subdivision applications, including various technical and non- substantive amendments.)

6. Bill 19 – Relating to collection and disposal of refuse. (Authorizing the City to charge for City-provided refuse collection services.)

7. Real Property Tax Rates

(a) Bill 20 – Determining the Real Property Tax Rates for the City and County of Honolulu for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.

Tax Rate Per $1,000
Class Net Taxable Real Property

(A) Residential $ 3.50
(B) Hotel and Resort 12.90
(C) Commercial 12.40
(D) Industrial 12.40
(E) Agricultural 5.70
(F) Preservation 5.70
(G) Public Service 0.00
(H) Vacant Agricultural 8.50
(I) Residential A
Tier 1 4.50
Tier 2 9.00


(b) Resolution 18-62 – Determining the Real Property Tax Rates for the City and County of Honolulu for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.

Tax Rate Per $1,000
Class Net Taxable Real Property

(A) Residential $ 3.50
(B) Hotel and resort 12.90
(C) Commercial 12.40
(D) Industrial 12.40
(E) Agricultural 5.70
(F) Preservation 5.70
(G) Public service 0.00
(H) Vacant agricultural 8.50
(I) Residential A
Tier 1 4.50
Tier 2 9.00

The foregoing schedule of rates is for consideration at the public hearing. The final tax rates may be higher or lower than the rates reflected above.

Advance notice is given that the Council may pass the Bill on third reading or may adopt the Resolution fixing the real property rates for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 at a meeting to be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in the Council Chamber, Honolulu Hale.

The above items have been published in anticipation of the action to be taken by the City Council Budget Committee; and therefore, the City Council may or may not take action on each of the items or any amendments proposed thereto.

Persons wishing to speak are requested to register by 10 a.m. using the On-Line Council Speaker Registration form available at, or by sending a fax indicating your desire to speak, along with your name, phone number and subject matter to 768-3826 or by calling 768-3814. Testimony is limited to three minutes and shall be presented by the registered speaker only.

Written testimonies may be faxed to 768-3826 or transmitted via the internet at By submitting written testimony, you are not automatically registered to speak. You are requested to register to speak if you wish to provide oral testimony.

On-line and fax registration forms must be received by 10 a.m. to be included in the list of registered speakers. Persons who have not registered to testify by 10 a.m. will be given an opportunity to present oral testimony on an item following the registered speakers by raising their hand at the time additional speakers are called upon.

Copies of the Bills, Resolutions and any amendments thereto are available at the City Clerk’s Office, Room 203, Honolulu Hale or on-line at

Accommodations are available upon request to persons with disabilities, please call 768-3814 or send an email to at least 3 working days prior to the meeting.

(SA1079306 3/10/18)