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Conceming: Administration - Non-merit
Positions - Development
Ombudsman
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Revised:
Introduced:
November
25. 2014
Enacted:
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3 2015
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COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Council President at the Request of the County Executive
AN EXPEDITED ACT
to:
(1)
create
a
non-merit position of Development Ombudsman
in
the Office of the
County Executive; and
(2)
generally amend the laws governing non-merit positions
in
the Executive Branch.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter
2,
Administration
Section 2-26
Section 2-27A
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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Sec.
1.
Section 2-26
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amended as follows:
2-26. Non-merit positions.
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The following positions in the Office of the County Executive are non-merit
positions:
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Special Projects Manager[.] [[;.and]]
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Development Ombudsman]],
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Sec. 2. Section 2-27A is amended as follows:
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Sec. 2-27A. Procedures
to
monitor, review and coordinate the county housing and
development authorization process.
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Ombudsman and expediter functions. The County Executive
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designate an organization unit or official with responsibility for serving as
an ombudsman and expediter on behalf of builders, developers and other
business enterprises with regard to the development authorization process
[[,including]]. The designated ombudsman may be filled by a non-merit
position in the Office of the County Executive. The ombudsman may
perform such activities as:
(1)
Representing the County Executive in obtaining the cooperation of
County, bi- County, and state agencies
in
expediting permit
applications;
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Expediting individual permit applications in accord with the
County's economic development policies. This may include at the
request of the applicant and as an initial step in the entire
development process, the convening of representatives of all offices
and departments of the County, public
agencies,
boards
and
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commissions likely to require public takings, construction or
extension of public facilities, dedications or easements, for the
purpose of ascertaining the general scope and nature of such public
requirements;
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Conferring with agency liaison staffs and developers and builders to
facilitate understanding of responsibilities and to eliminate
processing obstacles.
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Sec. 3. Expedited Effective Date.
The Council declares that this legislation is
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necessary for the immediate protection of the public interest. This Act takes effect
on the date when it becomes law.
Approved:
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George Leventhal, President, County Council
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Approved:
Isiah Leggett, County Executive
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This is a correct copy of Council action.
Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
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