KBR is seen as the leading advocate for private property rights and real property ownership.

         May 22, 2017
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Over eight thousand Realtors ®  gathered  in Washington, DC last week to meet  with legislators to discuss National Issues affecting Private Property Rights.

Topics included:
Tax Reform, Home Buyer Savings Account, National Flood Insurance Program, Fannie Mae - Freddie Mac, Affordable Housing, Protecting Sustainable Home Ownership




Hawai`i Realtors ® Speak out at the "HILL"
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Planning Commission 
will discuss the General Plan Update Tuesday May 23. 
The Departmental Draft (May 23, 2017) incorporates revisions from Supplemental Reports 1,2,4&5  


Please Send Testimony to: plankauai@kauai.gov
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The State Legislative Session Adjourned on May 4, 2017.

HB1418 SD1  > Transmitted to the Governor's desk
Relating to National Flood Insurance Program compliance

HB50, HD3, SD2 > Transmitted to the Governor's desk 
 
 This Bill will allow the establisment of Appraisal Management Company in Hawai'i.

HB606, HD2, SD2, CD1    > Transmitted to the Governor's desk
Authorizes the counties, through their employees or authorized agents, to enter private property to control or eradicate invasive species and pests.

SB704, SD2, HD2  >  Died in Conference
This Bill had replaced HB1741 as the vehicle for a llowing transient accommodations brokers to register as tax collection agents to collect and remit general excise and transient accommodations taxes on behalf of operators and plan managers.

HB1244, HD1, SB2, CD1   > Transmitted to the Governor's desk
Requires upgrade, conversion, or sewer connection of all cesspools in the State before 2050 unless exempted. Broadens eligibility criteria for tax credit to offset costs. Requires the Department of Health to investigate existing cesspools, assess incentive programs, and report to the Legislature.  


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Visit RiceStreetKauai.com for the latest on the Lihu`e Town Core Revitalization
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County Council  
New Real Property Tax Rates

 MAY 24, 2017 8:30 A.M. 
OR SOON THEREAFTER COUNCIL CHAMBERS HISTORIC COUNTY BUILDING 4396 RICE STREET, SUITE 201 LĪHU'E, KAUA'I, HAWAI'I 96766

 AGENDA

Administration's recommendations for an islandwide Additional Rental Unit (ARU) has been deferred until June 7, 2017

Kaua'i County Council 2016-2018

                                  
                                Mel RAPOZO Chair                                   Ross K.KAGAWA  Vice Chair
    Arthur BRUN  

**Click on individual Councilmember for additional information.**
 
COUNCIL CHAMBERS HISTORIC COUNTY BUILDING
 4396 RICE STREET, SUITE 201 
LĪHU'E, KAUA'I, HAWAI'I 96766

                    Submit Council Testimony Here


------------------------------------------------------------------------ June is just around the corner!!!
 ADU  RECERTIFICATION
on Other Than Residentially Zoned Lots

                     KBR has sent out written notification to property owners.

                        Deadline for Recertification is extended to June 30, 2017
                              
                                     or call 241-4050 for more information.

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Text  Realtor  to  30644  to receive a Call to Action from NAR on Issues that impact you and your clients.


 Questions or Comments Contact: 
Chad Deal (RB) Government Affairs Director
808.482.0338

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