Thursday, March 17, 2011

Kauai Residential Refuse Collection Assessment starts July 1, 2011

Per County of Kauai Government website, (click title above) Kauai County’s Residential Refuse Collection Assessment (RRCA) goes into effect on July 1, 2011.

"Under this new law, all properties in the County that are classified as eligible for refuse collection services provided by the Department of Public Works shall receive an assessment, which will be billed with County residents’ Real Property Tax.
  • base fee $6.00 per month
  • additional $6.00 per month for curbside refuse collection
  • additional $12.00 per month assessment for increased curbside refuse collection services.

 Residences that qualify for a low income exemption under Section 5A-11.4 (d) of the Kaua'i County Code shall automatically receive a 50% reduction in the applicable refuse collection assessment."

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