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Thursday, August 1, 2013

ACTION ALERT: Historic Commercial Property Tax Bill Scheduled for Hearing on 8/7/13





ACTION ALERT:
Please share with your networks:  Historic Commercial Property Tax Bill, CB 35, CD1, scheduled for hearing, Wednesday, August 7 on the Council Agenda that begins at 2pm. Location--Leeward Community College, Campus Center Student Lounge, 96-045 Ala ‘Ike Street, Pearl City.

THE BILL:
The City & County of Honolulu City Council has scheduled a public hearing on CB 35, CD1, which would cancel the real property tax exemption for historic commercial real property dedicated for preservation. We hope you will join Historic Hawai‘i Foundation in expressing the importance of preserving, using and maintaining the historic buildings in Honolulu, and ask Council to oppose CB 35. 



Persons wishing to testify on the above-mentioned public hearing items may register by Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. as follows:

a.      On Line at http://www.honolulu.gov/council/attnspkph.htm;
b.      By faxing to 768-3826 your name, phone number and subject matter;
c.      By filling out the registration form in person; or
d.      By calling 768-3820.

Written testimony may be faxed to 768-3826 or e mailed at http://www.honolulu.gov/council/emailph.htm  for distribution at the meeting. 15 copies are requested if written testimony is submitted on-site. By submitting written testimony, you are not automatically registered to speak.

Questions?  Call HHF at 523-2900.  We can provide talking points from our initial testimony to help you develop your own written or verbal comments to Council. 

Mahalo for taking action!



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