FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 12, 2019

Press Release by:

Councilmember Alice L. Lee

Maui County Council

Lee to host community meeting on real property tax bills

WAILUKU, Hawaiʻi – Councilmember Alice Lee announced today that she has scheduled a community meeting to help members of the public learn more about Bill 58 (2019) and Bill 59 (2019), which are both related to real property tax reform. These bills will change tax classifications and set the framework for new tiered rates.

The meeting will be held on Thursday, Dec. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Puʻu Kukui Elementary School Cafeteria, 3700 Kehalani Mauka Parkway, Wailuku.

“I look forward to helping the public understand the changes to our real property tax code and help to clear up the confusion that has been circulating in the community,” said Councilmember Lee. “I urge everyone to attend this very important meeting.”

Lee said topic areas of discussion will include the purpose of tax reform, the potential benefits to Maui County residents and when the proposed changes will occur. Questions and comments are welcome.

Lee holds the council seat for the Wailuku-Waiheʻe-Waikapū residency area. She is the chair of the Water and Infrastructure Committee.

Call the office of Councilmember Lee at (808) 270-7760 for questions.