AGENDA ITEM #3D
May 22,2014
Introduction
OFFICE OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE
Isiah Leggett
County Executive
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MEMORANDUM
May 16, 2014
TO:
FROM:
SUBJECT:
Special Capital Improvements Project Legislation
Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center (p361202)
In
accordance with Section 302 ofthe County Charter and Section 20-1 of the
Montgomery County Code, I
am
forwarding the attached Special Capital Improvements Project
Legislation Authorization and Legislative Request Report for Wheaton Library and Community
Recreation Center (p361202).
This
request is necessary because the local cost of the above project now exceeds
.the FY15 Special Capital Improvements Project Legislation threshold of $13,621,000 as set by
Executive Order. The purpose of the project is set forth below.
The Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center provides for the
development of a combined facility to include a new Wheaton Library, Wheaton Community
Recreation Center,
and
the Charles W. Gilchrist Center for Cultural Diversity.
I
recommend prompt passage ofthis legislation so as to advance this project.
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Attachments (4)
c: Parker Hamilton, Director, Department of Public Libraries
Gabriel Albomoz, Director, Department of Recreation
Bonnie Kirkland, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer
Jennifer A. Hughes, Director, Office ofManagement and Budget
Jeffrey Bourne, Deparbnent of Recreation
Rita
Gale, Deparbnent of Public Libraries
Ana
Lopez van Balen, Director, Mid-County Regional Services Center
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Expedited Bill No. _ _ _ _ __
Concerning: Wheaton Library and
Community Recreation Center
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Executive: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ___
Effective: _______________
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Ch. - ' Laws of Mont. Co. 2014
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COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Council President at the Request of the County Executive
AN ACT
to authorize the planning, design, and construction of the Wheaton Library and
Community Recreation Center, Project No. 361202, in the Kensington-Wheaton area.
By adding to the laws of Montgomery County 2014
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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Section
1.
The laws of Montgomery County, Maryland., are amended. to read as follows:
Montgomery County, Maryland. is authorized to plan. design, and construct the Wheaton
Library and Community Recreation Center, Project No. 361202, in the Kensington-Wheaton
Policy area This authorization includes
all
necessary planning, design, site improvements,
equipment. and structures.
Approved:
Craig Rice, President, County Council
Date
Approved:
Isiah Leggett, County Executive
Date
This is a co"ect copy ofCouncil action.
Linda
M. Lauer, Clerk
ofthe
Council
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Expedited Bill XX - 14
Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center
Legislative Request Report
1.
Description - The County Executive requests that capital project No. 361202, Wheaton Library
and Community Recreation Center be authorized as a "Special Capital Improvements Projecf'
pursuant to Section §302 of the County Charter and Section §20-1 of the Montgomery County
Code.
Problem - Section §302 of the County Charter and Section §20-1 of the County Code require
certain capital improvement projects to be individually authorized by law
if
the locally-funded
cost is projected to exceed $13,621,000 in FY15 dollars. The estimated locally-funded cost of
this project in the Recommended County Executives FY15 Capital Budget and FY15-20 Capital
Improvements Program is $58,355,000 for planning, design, land, site improvement and utilities,
and construction costs.
Goals and Objectives - This project provides for the development of a combined facility to
include the planning. design, and construction of the new Wheaton Library and Community
Recreation Center.
Coordination - This project has been coordinated with the Department of General Services,
Department ofLibraries, Department of Recreation, Office of Community Partnerships for the
Gilchrist Center, Department of Transportation, M-NCPPC, State Highways, Mid-County
Regional Services Center, WSSC, and Pepco.
Fiscal Impact - The total estimated cost and local funding for this project is $58,355,000.
Impact - The Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center will be comparable to
libraries and recreation centers of similar service needs with efficiencies of area and program
made due to the shared use of some spaces such as lobbies, meeting rooms, restrooms, and
parking which could reduce the overall space requirements and the operational costs.
Evaluation - Capital projects are evaluated biennially by the County Executive and County
Council as part of the Capital Improvements Program review.
Experience Elsewhere - Not Applicable.
Sources of Information - Jeffrey Bourne, Department of Recreation and Rita Gale,
Department ofPublic Libraries
Applications Within Municipalities - Not Applicable.
Penalties - None Required.
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Fiscal Impact Statement
Council Expedited Bill XX-14, Special Capital Improvements Project
Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center
1.
Legislative Summary.
Section §302 of the County Charter and Section §20-1 of the County Code require certain
capital improvement projects to be individually authorized by law ifthe locally-funded
cost is projected to exceed $13,621,000 in FY15 dollars. The Executive requested a bill
for one project - Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center - that now requires
Special Capital Improvement Project legislation.
2.
An
estimate of changes in County revenues and expenditures regardless of whether
the revenues or expenditures are assumed
in
the recommended or approved budget.
Includes source of information, assumptions, and methodologies used.
There are no expenditures or revenues associated with this bilL The bill only authorizes
the designation of the Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center as a Special
Capital Improvement Project.
3. Revenue and expenditure estimates covering at least the next 6 ilScal years.
See item #2 above.
4.
An
actuarial analysis through the entire amortization period for each bill that would
affect retiree pension or group insurance costs.
Not applicable. There are no personnel costs associated with this bilL
5. Later actio.ns that may affect future revenue and expenditures
if
the bill authorizes
future spending.
Not applicable.
6.
An
estimate of the staff time needed to implement the bill.
Not applicable. This bill does not affect staff responsibilities.
7.
An
explanation of how the addition of new staff responsibilities would affect other
duties.
Not applicable.
8.
An
estimate of costs when an additional appropriation is needed.
Not applicable.
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9. A description of any variable that could affect revenue and cost estimates.
Not applicable.
10. Ranges of revenue or expenditures that are uncertain or difficult to project.
Not applicable.
11.
If
a bill is likely to have no fIScal impact, why that is the case.
This bill authorizes the designation of the project as a Special Capital Improvement
project. No new appropriation is required.
12. Other fiscal impacts or comments.
None.
13. The following contributed to and concurred with this analysis: (Enter name and
department).
Helen P. Vallone, Office of Management and Budget.
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Office of Management and Budget