Agenda Item 3
September 11, 2012
Introduction
MEMORANDUM
TO:
FROM:
SUBJECT:
County Council
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Michael Faden, Senior Legislative Attorney
Introduction:
Bill 25-12, Taxation - Impact Tax - Bikesharing
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Bill 25-12, Taxation
Impact Tax - Bikesharing, sponsored by Council President
Berliner and Councilmember Ervin, is scheduled to be introduced on September 11, 2012. A
public hearing is tentatively scheduled for October
23
at
1:30
p.m.
Bill 25-12 would allow transportation impact tax funds to be used for certain bikesharing
stations.
This packet contains:
Bill 25-12
Legislative Request Report
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Bill No.
25-12
Concerning: Taxation - Impact Tax -
Bikesharing
Revised: 7-19-12
Draft No. 1
Introduced:
September 11,2012
March 11, 2014
Expires:
Enacted: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Executive: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Effective: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
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Ch. _ _, Laws of Mont. Co.' _ __
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Council President Berliner and Councilmember Ervin
AN
ACT to:
(1)
(2)
allow transportation impact tax funds to be used for certain bikesharing stations; and
generally amend the law governing the transportation impact tax.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 52, Taxation
Section 52-58
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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BILL No. 25 -12
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Sec. 1. Section 52-58 is amended as follows:
52-58.
Use
of impact
tax funds.
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Impact tax funds may be used for any:
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a)
new road or widening of an existing road that adds highway or
intersection capacity or improves transit service or bicycle commuting,
such as bus lanes or bike lanes;
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(c)
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new or expanded transit center or park-and-ride lot,
bus added to the Ride-On bus fleet, but not a replacement bus;
new bus shelter, but not a replacement bus shelter;
hiker-biker trail used primarily for transportation;
bicycle locker that holds at least 8 bicycles;
bikesharing station (including bicycles) approved
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the Department of
Transportation;
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sidewalk connector to a major activity center or along an arterial or
major highway; or
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[(h)]
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the operating expenses of any transit or trip reduction program.
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Roger Berliner, 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 of the Council
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LEGISLAriVE REQUEST REPORT
Bill 25-12
Taxation
-
Impact Tax
-
Bikesharing
DESCRIPTION:
PROBLEM:
GOALS AND
OBJECTIVES:
COORDINATION:
FISCAL IMPACT:
ECONOMIC
IMPACT:
EVALUATION:
EXPERIENCE
ELSEWHERE:
SOURCE OF
INFORMATION:
APPLICATION
WITHIN
MUNICIPALITIES:
PENAL TIES:
Allows transportation impact tax funds to be used for bikesharing
stations approved by the Department of Transportation.
Need to encourage expansion ofbikesharing.
To allow transportation impact tax funds to be used for bikesharing.
Department of Transportation, Planning Board
To be requested.
To be requested.
To be requested.
To be researched.
Michael Faden, Senior Legislative Attorney, 240-777-7905; Glenn
Orlin, Deputy Council Staff Director, 240-777-7936.
Transportation impact tax applies County-wide.
Not applicable.
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