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Measure on bus ads faces delay

The Council advances the bill, but the budget chairwoman says she will hold it till next year

By Gordon Y.K. Pang

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 08, 2014

~~<p>Honolulu City Council members will likely defer until next year a final decision on Mayor Kirk Caldwell's controversial plan to raise money for bus routes by selling advertising on the sides of city buses.</p>
<p>The Council voted 8-1 to advance Bill 69 (2013) on second reading and to send the bill back to the Budget Committee, but not before Budget Chairwoman Ann Kobayashi made it clear that she intended to hold the bill until the Council deliberates on the fiscal 2016 budget in spring 2015. Council Chairman Ernie Martin was the sole &quot;no&quot; vote.</p>
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Honolulu City Council members will likely defer until next year a final decision on Mayor Kirk Caldwell's controversial plan to raise money for bus routes by selling advertising on the sides of city buses.

The Council voted 8-1 to advance Bill 69 (2013) on second reading and to send the bill back to the Budget Committee, but not before Budget Chairwoman Ann Kobayashi made it clear that she intended to hold the bill until the Council deliberates on the fiscal 2016 budget in spring 2015. Council Chairman Ernie Martin was the sole "no" vote. Login for more...



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