Agenda Item 9
April 26, 2011
Public Hearing
MEMORANDUM
April 22, 2011
TO:
FROM:
SUBJECT:
County Council
Robert H. Drummer, Senior Legislative
Attome~
Public Hearing:
Bill 9-11, Contracts and Procurement - Minority Owned
Businesses - Amendments
Bill 9-11, Contracts and Procurement Minority Owned Businesses - Amendments,
sponsored by the Council President at the request of the County Executive, was introduced on
April 5, 2011. A Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee worksession will be
scheduled at a later date.
The minority owned business purchasing program is a remedial program designed to
eliminate discrimination against minority owned businesses. County Code
§
11 B-61 requires the
Executive to submit a report to the Council by July 1, 2012 evaluating the need to continue the
program. Bill 9-11 would extend the deadline for submission of this report by the Executive to
July 1, 2014. The Bill would also extend the sunset date for the program from December 31,
2012 to December 31,2014.
This packet contains:
Bill 9-11
Legislative Request Report
Executive Memo
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Bill No.
9-11
Concerning: Contracts and Procurement
- Minority Owned Businesses ­
Amendments
Revised: March 30, 2011 Draft No. _1_
Introduced:
April 5, 2011
Expires:
October 5,2012
Enacted: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Executive: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Effective: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Sunset Date: December 31,2014
ChI _ _, Laws of Mont. Co. _ __
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Council President at the Request of the County Executive
AN
ACT to:
1)
2)
extend the deadline for submission
to
the Council by the Executive of a report that
evaluates the minority owned business purchasing program; and
extend the sunset date for the County's minority owned business purchasing
program.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 11 B, Contracts and Procurement
Sections 11 B-61 and 11 B-64
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act: .
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BILL
No. 9-11
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Sections IlB-61 and IlB-64 are amended as follows:
IlB-61.
Reports.
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By July 1 [2012] 2014, the County Executive must submit a report to
the County Council evaluating the need to extend the minority owned
business purchasing program.
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I1B-64. Sunset date.
This Article is not effective after December 31, [2012] 2014.
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Approved:
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Valerie Ervin, President, County Council
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Approved:
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Isiah Leggett, County Executive
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This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
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Linda M. Lauer, Clerk ofthe Council
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LEGISLATIVE REQUEST REPORT
Contracts and Procurement
Bill 9 -11
Alinority Owned Businesses
-
Amendments
DESCRIPTION:
This
Bill
would extend the time the County Executive has to submit a report
evaluating the need to continue the minority owned business purchasing
program. In addition, the
Bill
extends the sunset date for the minority owned
business purchasing program.
Additional time is required for the County Executive to submit a report to the
Council evaluating the need to continue the minority owned business
purchasing program.
To extend the time the County Executive has to submit a report to the County
Council evaluating the need to continue the minority o\vlled business
purchasing program and to extend the sunset date for the minority owned
business purchasing program.
PROBLEM:
GOALS AND
OBJECTIVES:
COORDINATION:
Department of General Services and the Office of the County Attorney.
FISCAL IMPACT:
To be requested.
ECONOMIC
IMPACT:
EVALUATION:
None expected.
Subject to the general oversight of the County Executive and the County
Council.
Not applicable.
EXPERIENCE
ELSEWHERE:
SOURCE OF
INFORMATION:
Marc P. Hansen, County Attorney.
APPLICATION
None.
WITHIN
MUNICIPALITIES:
PENALTIES:
None.
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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE
Isiah Leggett
County Executive
ROCKVILLE, MARYLA.l\1) 20850
MEMORANDUM
March 15, 2011
TO:
Valerie Ervin, President
Montgomery County Council
Isiah Leggett, County Executive
Proposed Legislation - Minority Owned Business Purchasing Program
FROM:
SUBJECT:
I am attaching for the Council's consideration a bill that would extend the time the
County Executive has to submit a report evaluating the need to extend the minority owned
business purchasing program. In addition, the bill extends the sunset date for the minority owned
business purchasing program. This bill is needed because additional time is required for the
County Executive to submit a report to the Council evaluating the need to extend the minority
owned business purchasing program.
I am also attaching a Legislative Request Report and Fiscal and Economic Impact
Statement for the bilL Thank you for your prompt consideration of this legislation. I look
forward to working with the Council as
it
considers this proposal.
IL:tjs
Attachments
cc:
Joseph Beach, Director, Office of Management and Budget
Kathleen Boucher, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer
David Dise, Director, Department of General Services
Marc Hansen, County Attorney