Report Title:

CIP; State Irrigation Systems

 

Description:

Authorizes $40,285,000 in general obligation bonds to fund capital improvement projects for various state irrigation systems; establishes matching requirement of $5,000,000 in federal funds. (SB2931 HD1)

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2931

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2002

S.D. 2

STATE OF HAWAII

H.D. 1


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS for various state irrigation systems.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

SECTION 1. The director of finance is authorized to issue general obligation bonds in the sum of $40,285,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary and the same sum or so much thereof as may be necessary is appropriated for fiscal year 2002-2003 for the purpose of financing the following agricultural irrigation projects throughout the State:

1. Upcountry Maui watershed project, Maui

Plans, design, land acquisition, and construction for the installation of pipeline for the upcountry Maui watershed project at Kula, Maui.

Plans $100,000

Design $500,000

Land: $500,000

Construction $10,000,000

Total funding $11,100,000

$1,000,000(N)

2. Lower Hamakua ditch watershed project, Hawaii

Plans, design, land acquisition, and construction for improvements to the lower Hamakua ditch system.

Plans $100,000

Design $100,000

Land $400,000

Construction $10,000,000

Total funding $10,600,000

$1,000,000(N)

3. Kekaha drainage and irrigation system, Kauai

Plans, design, construction, and equipment for improvements to the Kekaha drainage and irrigation system.

Plans $500,000

Design $1,000,000

Construction $5,000,000

Equipment $500,000

Total funding $7,000,000

$1,000,000(N)

4. East Kauai irrigation system, Kauai

Plans, design, land acquisition, and construction for improvements to the East Kauai irrigation system.

Plans $400,000

Design $500,000

Land $50,000

Construction $1,000,000

Total funding $1,950,000

$500,000(N)

5. Honomalino irrigation watershed project, Hawaii

Plans, design, land acquisition, and construction for the development of the Honomalino irrigation watershed project, including appurtenant work.

Plans $400,000

Design $1,000,000

Land $25,000

Construction $1,000,000

Total funding $2,425,000

$1,000,000(N)

6. West Maui irrigation system, Maui

Plans, design, and land acquisition for improvements to the West Maui irrigation system.

Plans $200,000

Design $500,000

Land $5,000

Total funding $705,000

7. Molokai irrigation system, Molokai

Design, land acquisition, construction, and equipment for improvements to the Molokai irrigation system.

Design $300,000

Land $5,000

Construction $500,000

Equipment $300,000

Total Funding $1,105,000

8. Waiahole irrigation system, Oahu

Plans, design, land acquisition, and construction for improvements to the Waiahole irrigation system.

Plans $100,000

Design $500,000

Land $100,000

Construction $1,000,000

Total funding $1,700,000

9. Waimanalo irrigation watershed project, Oahu

Design, construction, and equipment for improvements to the Waimanalo irrigation watershed project, including the installation of a reservoir on the irrigation system terminus.

Design $300,000

Construction $500,000

Equipment $100,000

Total funding $900,000

$500,000(N)

10. Waimea irrigation system, Hawaii

Design, construction, and equipment for the installation of pipeline for the Waimea irrigation system.

Design $300,000

Construction $1,000,000

Equipment $300,000

Total funding $1,600,000

11. State agriculture water and use development plan, Statewide

Plans for State and water plan as mandated by Act 101, SLH 1998.

Plans $1,200,000

SECTION 2. The appropriation made for the capital improvement projects authorized by this Act shall not lapse at the end of the fiscal year for which the appropriation is made; provided that all moneys from the appropriation unencumbered as of June 30, 2004, shall lapse as of that date. These projects are deemed necessary to qualify for federal aid financing and/or reimbursement.

SECTION 3. The sum appropriated for the respective capital improvement projects set forth in section 1 shall be expended by the department of agriculture for the purposes of this Act; provided that the sum appropriated shall be matched by $5,000,000 in matching federal funds as set forth in section 1.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2002.