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MCEO NO. 81-07:  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION - Kimball Place Sidewalk - CIP No. 506747.  A public hearing was held at 3:30 PM on Tuesday, March 20, 2007, in the Lobby Level Auditorium of the Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe St., Rockville, Maryland, to consider a proposal to provide safe pedestrian travel along the south side of Kimball Place from Hohnan Avenue to 2204 Kimball Place, located in Silver Spring, Maryland. The sidewalk will be four feet (4') wide and will conform to the ADA requirements. The total length of the sidewalk is 810 linear feet. Kimball Place is classified as a secondary residential roadway and has a variable public right-of-way. The existing roadway varies from 20 to 23 feet wide. Permit parking is allowed on both sides of the roadway. There is approximately 12 feet of available public right-of-way on the south side of Kimball Place. The sidewalk will be constructed directly adjacent to new concrete curb and gutter at the edge of roadway. Every effort will be made during construction to cause minimal disturbance within the public right-of-way.  Estimated cost of the proposed improvement and estimated funding allocations are as follows:  construction costs - $63,000.00; administrative and construction inspection costs - $6,300.00; total estimated cost of the project, including engineering site improvements and construction - $69,300.00.  Effective Date:  2/23/07.

 

MCEO NO. 82-07:  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION - Good Hope/Cape May Road Sidewalk - CIP No. 506747.  A public hearing was held at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, March 20, 2007, in the Lobby Level Auditorium of the Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe St., Rockville, Maryland, to consider a proposal to provide safe pedestrian travel along the east side of Good Hope/Cape May Road from Good Hope Drive to New Hampshire Avenue/MD 650 located in Silver Spring, Maryland.  The project provides a concrete sidewalk on the east side of Good Hope/Cape May Road from Good Hope Drive to New Hampshire Avenue/MD650 located in Silver Spring, Maryland.  The sidewalk will be five feet (5') wide and will conform to the ADA requirements. The total length of the sidewalk is 2300 linear feet. Good Hope/Cape May Road is classified as a residential primary roadway and has a variable width public right-of-way. The existing roadway is. approximately 23 feet wide. There is approximately 15 feet of available public right-of-way on the east side of Good Hope/Cape May Road. The sidewalk will be constructed with a varying greenspace between the sidewalk and edge of roadway. Every effort will be made during construction to cause minimal disturbance within the public right-of-way.  Estimated cost of the proposed improvement and estimated funding allocations are as follows:  Construction costs - $115,000.00; Administrative and construction inspection costs - $11,500.00; total estimated cost of the project, including engineering site improvements and construction - $126,500.00.  Effective Date:  2/23/07.

 

MCEO NO. 83-07:  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION - Travilah Road Improvements- CIP No. 500101.  The option contract between Felix and Riva Sokolsky and Montgomery County, Maryland, for the granting of an easement for the Travilah Road Improvements is hereby accepted.  The County Attorney is directed to take all necessary steps to acquire the easement.  Effective Date:  2/28/07.

 

MCEO NO. 84-07:  DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS - Affordable Housing Task Force.  Montgomery County has been a pioneer in the effort to provide a foil range of housing for our people. Our economic strength demands that we continue to be on the cutting edge of progress in providing affordable housing. Our economic success has made this challenge even greater and more essential. We are committed to continue the tradition of creative action to provide affordable housing for our workforce and the dignity of a home for all of our people.  The Affordable Housing Task Force was established as an Executive Committee on February 26,2007.  The task force must advise the County Executive on tools and strategies to increase the availability of affordable housing in Montgomery County. The work of the task force will be focused on two primary areas; l) new and/or improved tools and steps necessary to facilitate development and preservation of affordable housing, and 2) strategies to engage the various stakeholders in actively participating in support of all actions required to support and promote the needed increase in the availability and supply of affordable housing throughout the county. These stakeholders include the general public, housing advocates, community groups, the business sector and others. The task force, or subgroups of the task force, will consult with persons outside of the membership to the extent that such expertise will be useful and beneficial. The task force is encouraged to submit interim reports to the Executive. A final report is due by October, 2007.  The task force will consist of no more than 24 members, who are appointed by the County Executive. Members are appointed for a six-month term. The task force is expected to complete its work by October 2007.  The membership of the task force should be broadly representative of Montgomery County's population and the stakeholders in the affordable housing discussion.  The County Executive will designate the co-chairs of the task force  Effective Date:  2/28/07.

 

MCEO NO. 85-07:  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION - Traffic Order - Germantown.  INSTALL No Parking Any Time around the perimeter of the traffic island on Foxwood Terrace north of Foxwood Terrace north of Foxwood Ct.  Effective Date:  2/9/07.

 

MCEO NO. 86-07:  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION - Traffic Order -Rockville.  REMOVE Winston Churchill High School Permit Parking Only 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM School Days on the northwest side of Gainsborough Rd. from a point 105' southwest of Enid Dr. to a point 270' southwest of Enid Dr. and on the southeast side of Gainsborough Rd. from a point 100' northeast of Regency Dr. to a point 300' northeast of Regency Dr.  INSTALL on the southeast side of Gainsborough Rd. from the PEPCO right-of-way to 5' southwest of the driveway apron access to the PEPCO right-of-way; on the southeast side of Gainsborough Rd. from 5' northeast of the driveway apron access to the PEPCO right-of-way to the PEPCO right-of-way; on the northwest side of Gainsborough Rd. from the PEPCO right-of-way to 5' northeast of the driveway apron access to the PEPCO right-of-way and on the northwest side of Gainsborough Rd. from 5' southwest of the driveway apron access to the PEPCO right-of-way to the PEPCO right-of-way; No Parking Any Time on the southeast side of Gainsborough Rd. from 5' southwest of the driveway apron access to the PEPCO right-of-way to 5' northeast of the driveway apron access to the PEPCO right-of-way and on the northwest side of Gainsborough Rd. from 5' northeast of the driveway apron access to the PEPCO right-of-way to 5' southwest of the driveway apron access to the PEPCO right-of-way. Effective Date:  3/1/07.

 

MCEO NO. 87-07:  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION - Traffic Order - Rockville.  REMOVE Permit Parking Only 8 AM to 1 PM School Days Regency/Blue on the southeast side of Gainsborough Rd. from the southwest property line of 11309 Gainsborough Rd. to the PEPCO right-of-way; INSTALL Permit Parking Only 8 AM to 1 PM School Days Regency/Blue on the southeast side of Gainsborough Rd. from the southwest property line of 11309 Gainsborough Rd. to the PEPCO right-of-way.  Effective Date:  3/1/07.

 

MCEO NO. 88-07:  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION - New Hampshire Ave. at Oakview Dr. Improvements- CIP No. 507017.  The option contract between Good Shepherd United Methodist Church and Montgomery County, Maryland, for the purchase of land and granting of an easement for the New Hampshire Ave. at Oakview Dr. Improvements is hereby accepted.  The County Attorney is directed to take all necessary steps to acquire the easement.  Effective Date:  3/5/07.

 

MCEO NO. 89-07:  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION - Quince Orchard Rd. Improvements- CIP No. 500502.  The option contract between Franscisco and Monica Costa and Montgomery County, Maryland, for the purchase of land for the Quince Orchard Rd. Improvements is hereby accepted.  The County Attorney is directed to take all necessary steps to acquire the easement.  Effective Date:  3/5/07.

 

MCEO NO. 90-07:  FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE - Fire Lane Establishment.  This order is notification of the establishment of fire lanes at Eton Square, Regents Park Dr., Notting Hill Way, Waybridge La.  The department is hereby ordered to post signs and paint curbs/pavement (painting optional) in the locations listed above.  When signs and paint work have been completed, this order will authorize the enforcement of these fire lanes by appropriate police and fire officials.  Signs must be posted so that it is not possible to park a vehicle without being in sight of a sign.  The fine for parking in a fire lane is $250.00.  Effective Date:  3/8/07.

 

MCEO NO. 91-07:  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION - Travilah Road Improvements- CIP No. 500101.  The option contract between Amar and Sujata Pal and Montgomery County, Maryland, for the purchase of land for the Travilah Road Improvements is hereby accepted.  The County Attorney is directed to take all necessary steps to acquire the easement.  Effective Date:  3/7/07.

 

MCEO NO. 92-07:  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION - Travilah Road Improvements- CIP No. 500101.  The option contract between Ying L. Shi and Min Q. Wei and Montgomery County, Maryland, for the purchase of land for the Travilah Road Improvements is hereby accepted.  The County Attorney is directed to take all necessary steps to acquire the easement.  Effective Date:  3/7/07.

 

MCEO NO. 93-07:  DEPARTMENT OF LIQUOR CONTROL - Amendment to FY07 Debt Service Transfer.  State law provides for the Director of Finance and the Director of the Department of Liquor Control with the approval of the County Executive, to determine the amount of working capital required by the Department and to retain from the Department's net profits (before making any deposit into the General Fund of the County) the funds necessary to service DLC related debt and provide adequate working capital for the operation of the DLC.  Because of the state law, both the County Attorney and Attorney General have advised that the determination of the amount of funds required for these purposes is within the exclusive province of the County Executive, and is not subject to the County budget process.  The FY07 Department of Liquor Control working capital is as follows:  Personnel Costs $21,455,850; Operating Expense - $10,947,520; Capital Outlay - $1,114,600 with the total working capital being $33,517,970. Transfers will be made from the Liquor Control fund to the General Fund at the end of each of the first three quarters of the fiscal year, an amount equal to one fourth of the amount of $22,149,060.  This amount includes the transfer for earnings of $20,003,470 and overhead of $2,145,590.  The County Executive, on the advice of the Department of Liquor Control, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Department of Finance will calculate the final quarterly transfer at the end of the fiscal year.  Provided that debt is issued for the Temperature Controlled Liquor Warehouse, CIP project No. 850500 in FY07, the Director of Finance must also transfer up to $770,420 from the Liquor Control fund to the Debt Service fund to pay theoutstanding principal and interest due on the lease financing. Effective Date:  3/8/07.

 

MCEO NO. 94-07:  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION - Traffic Order - Germantown.  INSTALL All-Way Stop at the intersection of Century Blvd. and Crystal Rock Dr. 
Effective Date:  3/6/07.

 

MCEO NO. 95-07:  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION - Traffic Order - Germantown.  DPWT is directed to erect and/or remove the following traffic control devices establishing those streets or parts of street described in the schedule as thru streets, granting right-of-way to traffic on named streets or parts of street at all intersecting streets.  Remove traffic control devices on Crystal Rock Dr. from Darnestown-Germantown Rd. to the road end north of Father Hurley Blvd.  INSTALL traffic control devices on Crystal Rock Dr. from Century Blvd. to Waters Landing Dr. /Cloverleaf Center Dr. and from Shadyside La. to the road end.  Effective Date:  3/6/07.

 

MCEO NO. 96-07:  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION - Traffic Order - Gaithersburg.  REMOVE Three-Way Stop at the intersection of Club House Rd. and Watkins Mill Rd.  Effective Date:  3/6/07.

 

MCEO NO. 97-07:  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION - New Hampshire Ave. at Oakview Dr. Improvements- CIP No. 507017.  The option contract between Marie Portuondo and Montgomery County, Maryland, for the granting of an easement for the New Hampshire Ave. at Oakview Dr. improvements is hereby accepted.  The County Attorney is directed to take all necessary steps to acquire the easement. Effective Date:  3/8/07.

 

MCEO NO. 98-07:  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION - Traffic Order - Bethesda.  REMOVE No Parking Any Time on the south side of Dalecarlia Dr. from 200' west of Wetherill Rd. to Wetherill Rd. and No Parking 7 AM - 7 PM Except Sunday on the north side of Dalecarlia Dr. from Westmoreland Cir. to 160' west of Westmoreland Cir.  Effective Date:  3/7/07.

 

MCEO NO. 99-07:  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION - Traffic Order - Bethesda.  INSTALL No Parking Any Time on the south side of Greentree Rd. from 190' west of Garfield St. to Garfield St.  Effective Date:  3/8/07.

 

MCEO NO. 100-07:  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION - Flower Valley Neighborhood.  This executive order transfers the collection districts under procedures established by the County Council in the Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan, December 15, 2005, commonly known as the "10-Year Plan" and as amended by Resolution 14-494.  On November 10, 2006, 190 homeowners in the Flower Valley Neighborhood petitioned the Department of Public Works and Transportation in writing, requesting to be transferred from Subdistrict B to Subdistrict A, so that they could receive County-contracted refuse collection service. DPWT has determined that the requirements of the "10-Year Plan" have been met and has verified that the petition contains 25 percent or more of the residences within the proposed transfer area.  Notification was sent to homeowners in the proposed transfer area that households in Subdistrict A are charged an annual collection fee instead of contracting for private trash collection.  It also described the current level of service, the annual fee for County-provided refuse collection service, the annual fee for County-provided refuse collection service, the boundaries of the proposed transfer area and the date and location of the public hearing on the transfer.  Homeowners were also provided with a ballot that had to be submitted within 60 days after the notice to homeowners was sent on December 11, 2006.The results of the voting were that 57.25% of the voters favored the transfer.  Since that exceeds 50 percent of the number of residences in the area, DPWT recommended that the transfer be approved.  Within 30 days of the Executive Decision, DPWT mails a notice of the County Executive's decision to each homeowner in the transfer area.  Effective Date:  3/27/07.

 

 

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