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

         May 1, 2017
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KBR Member Paula Galleron acknowledges Karen Ono's 38th year as Kaua`i Board of Realtors ® Association Executive !
Planning Commission took additional testimony April 27 at a Special Meeting
and will soon submit the General Plan to County Council for review.

The General Plan Update (ZA-2017-03) 
For the latest information on the General Plan Update and Planning Commission process, please visit plankauai.com .

The Legislature is currently in Conference Committee where the House and Senate negotiate any bills they have disagreements with. The final decking deadline for non-fiscal bills was April 27 and April 28 for fiscal-bills. The session adjourns on May 4, 2017.

HB1418 SD1  Relating to National Flood Insurance Program compliance has been transmitted to the Governor's desk.

HB50, HB3, SB2  Conference will resume April 24. This Bill will allow the establisment of Appraisal Management Company in Hawai'i.

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

SB704, SD2, HD2  Conference will resume on April 24. This Bill has 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   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.  


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

Special Council Meetings and Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Departmental Budget Reviews
 April 3- May 15, 2017
Click for Complete Agendas

The Next County Council Meeting is scheduled for 
 May 10, 2017
 Agenda to be announced

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 just around the corner!!!
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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