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

         May 29, 2017
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S enator Brian Schatz to host Town Hall 
Friday June 2, 2017 
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School

Main Topics at the Realtor
MidYear Event in Washington

> Protect Sustainable Home Ownership
> Tax Reform
> National Flood Insurance Program

Secretary of HUD, Dr. Ben Carson addresses NAR Leadership on Key Housing Issues 

Planning Commission 
  General Plan Update 
  Tuesday May 23, 2017  

The Departmental Draft (May 23, 2017) incorporates revisions from Supplemental Reports 1,2,4&5  

Please Send Testimony to: plankauai@kauai.gov
Governor Ige returns to Kaua'i to sign into law
Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to assist and provide supplemental funds to the National Wildlife Research Center of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to research the adverse effects of the rose-ringed parakeet on Kauai and develop and begin implementation of a control plan to reduce the negative impacts.

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.

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.  


Photo: Adams Morgan district Washington, DC

Visit RiceStreetKauai.com for the latest on the Lihu`e Town Core Revitalization

County Council Meeting
 MAY 31, 2017 8:30 A.M. 

New Proposed Real Property Tax Rates


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  

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                    Submit Council Testimony Here

------------------------------------------------------------------------ June is Here!!!  Immediate Action Needed!!!
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.


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

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