Agenda Item 7A
December 4, 2012
Introduction
MEMORANDUM
TO:
FROM:
SUBJECT:
County Council
-¥Michael Faden, Senior Legislative Attorney
Introduction:
Bill 38-12, Capital Improvements Program
Assessment
Child Care
Bill 38-12, Capital Improvements Program - Child Care Assessment, sponsored by
Councilmembers Riemer, Floreen, Andrews and Council Vice-President Navarro, is scheduled to
be introduced on December 4, 2012. A public hearing is tentatively scheduled for January 22,
2013 at
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:30 p.m.
Bill 38-12 would require the Office of Management and Budget to submit child care
facilities impact statements with certain capital projects in the Capital Improvements Program
and authorize the Council to require other County departments and agencies to supplement the
impact statements furnished by the Office of Management and Budget. The impact statement
must analyze the feasibility of including a child care facility in the project.
The demand for good child care facilities exceeds supply in the County. The potential for
including child care facilities in each County Capital Improvements Program projects is not
routinely assessed. The purpose of the Bill is to ensure that the County takes advantage of all
opportunities to include child care facilities in County capital projects.
This packet contains:
Bill 38-12
Legislative Request Report
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Bill No.
38-12
Conceming: Capital
Improvements
Program -Child Care Assessment
Draft No.
_1_
Revised:
11-28-12
Introduced:
December
4, 2012
Expires:
June
4, 2014
Enacted: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Executive: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Effective: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Sunset Date: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Ch. _ _, Laws of Mont. Co. _ __
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Councilmembers Riemer, Floreen, Andrews, and Council Vice-President Navarro
AN
ACT
to:
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require the Office of Management and Budget to submit child care facilities impact
statements with certain capital projects in the Capital Improvements Program;
authorize the Council to require other County departments and agencies to
supplement the impact statements furnished by the Office of Management and
Budget; and
generally amend County law regarding the analysis of capital projects.
(3)
By adding
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 27, Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Section 27-62A, Child care facilities impact statements
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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BILL
No. 38-12
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Section 27-62A is added as follows:
27-62A.
Child care facilities impact statements.
For each applicable capital project
in
the Capital Improvements
Program, the Office of Management and Budget must include in or
transmit with the CIP an analysis of:
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the feasibility of including child care facilities in the project; and
what capital or operating budget modifications, if any, would be
needed to include child care facilities in the project.
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The child care analysis submitted
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OMB should discuss at least the
following issues related to the capital project:
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compatibility of child care with the underlying project; and
conformity of child care facilities to applicable zoning and land
use plans.
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As used in this section, applicable capital project means any building
project administered
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the Department of General Services or the
Parking Management Division of the Department of Transportation.
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In performing its analysis, OMB should consult the Department of
Health and Human Services, the Planning Board, and any other County
department or agency with expertise in child care.
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Approved:
The Council may
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resolution exempt from this Section
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category of
capital projects which
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their nature do not require child care analysis.
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Roger Berliner, President, County Council
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LEGISLATIVE REQUEST REPORT
Bill 38-12
Capital Improvements Program Child Care Assessment
DESCRIPTION:
Requires the Office of Management and Budget to submit a child
care facilities impact statement with certain capital projects proposed
in the County Capital Improvements Program. The impact statement
must analyze the feasibility of including a child care facility in the
project.
The demand for good child care facilities exceeds supply in the
County. The potential for including child care facilities in each
County Capital Improvements Program projects is not routinely
assessed.
To include more child care facilities in County CIP projects where
feasible.
Office of Management and Budget, Department of Housing and
Community Affairs, Department of Transportation, Planning Board,
and the Department of Health and Human Services.
To be requested.
To be requested.
To be requested.
To be researched.
Michael Faden, Senior Legislative Attorney, 240-777-7905
Applies only to County Capital Improvements Program.
PROBLEM:
GOALS AND
OBJECTIVES:
COORDINATION:
FISCAL IMPACT:
ECONOMIC
IMPACT:
EVALUATION:
EXPERIENCE
ELSEWHERE:
SOURCE OF
INFORMATION:
APPLICATION
WITHIN
MUNICIPALITIES:
PENALTIES:
Not applicable
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