Category Archives: Bills

FY 2017 Budget Highlights

I am pleased to report, after meeting nearly every day for a month, the Maui County Council’s Budget and Finance Committee passed a $659.5 million fiscal year 2017 budget, which was signed into law by the mayor. It will take … Continue reading

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Bill 70 (2015)

On Oct. 6, the Council passed Bill 70 (2015), which provides applicants on the Upcountry Priority List who have been offered water meters from the Department of Water Supply and are able to connect to the existing water system an … Continue reading

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Application deadline for circuit breaker tax credit extended to Jan. 31

WAILUKU, Hawaii – The Maui County Council today passed Bill 95 (2013) to extend to Jan. 31 the application deadline for the “circuit breaker” tax relief program, Councilmember Mike White announced. “I encourage all candidates for the circuit breaker tax … Continue reading

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Councilmember White transmits fiscal & alcohol prohibition bills

On Friday, November 2, 2012, Councilmember White will transmit two bills to the Council. In an effort to understand the long-term impact of budgetary decisions, Councilmember White will introduce a bill that will require the Mayor to transmit to the … Continue reading

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Alcohol Prohibitions in Certain County Parks

The Economic Development, Agriculture and Recreation Committee today, unanimously approved revisions that will will expand alcohol prohibitions in certain County parks.  Councilmember White introduced the bill in response to the community’s desire for youth attending school or participating in sports and … Continue reading

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Real Property Tax of Veterans

After working closely with the veterans’ community, Councilmember White today, transmitted legislation that will lock in at $150, the real property tax paid by an unmarried surviving spouse of a veteran who died while on duty, or a veteran who has become … Continue reading

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Homesite Presentation

On Tuesday, February 14th, Councilmember White gave a presentation on his proposed homesite legislation to the Budget & Finance Committee to clear up any concerns heard during public hearings on the issue.  You can review the presentations below: Full Size … Continue reading

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FAQ: Taxing Agricultural Homesites

Many questions have been asked about the proposed homesite bill.  Below are a few frequently asked questions. ===================  Why was the proposed homesite bill introduced? The bill is a result of recommendations issued by the Budget and Finance Committee’s Temporary … Continue reading

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Meeting set for County Parking Lot on Baldwin Avenue

The Council’s Infrastructure Management Committee announced today that it will take up a bill for an ordinance to establish two-hour parking at the County parking lot on Baldwin Avenue in Paia from 8:00 am to 6:00 am at its meeting … Continue reading

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Councilmember White to Introduce Proposals

Councilmember White announced today that he is transmitting a proposed bill and resolution to the Council for referral to the appropriate committee at the Council’s August 5th meeting. One proposal is to amend the Real Property Circuit Breaker Credit, which assists … Continue reading

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