AGENDA ITEMS #6-10D
June 17,2014
Public Hearing/Action
MEMORANDUM
June 13,2014
TO:
FROM:
SUBJECT:
County Council
Glenn
Orlin~puty
Council Administrator
Public Hearing/Action:
Expedited Bill 31-14, Special Capital Improvements Project - Bethesda Metro Station
South Entrance
Expedited Bill 32-14, Special Capital Improvements Project ­ Capital Crescent Trail
Expedited Bill 33-14, Special Capital Improvements Project ­ Wheaton Redevelopment
Program
Expedited Bill 34-14, Special Capital Improvements Project - Wheaton Library and
Community Recreation Center
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. On May 16 the County Executive requested these four Special
Capital Improvements Project bills associated with his recommendations for the FY15-20 Capital
Improvements Program.
For each bill, this packet contains the Executive's transmittal memo, the bill itself, and its
Legislative Request Form, Fiscal Impact Statement, and Economic Impact Statement.
Circ1e(s)
1-6
7-12
13-18
19-24
Bill 31-14
Bi1l32-14
Bill 33-14
Bill 34-14
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Expedited Bill No:
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Concerning: Bethesda Metro Station
South Entrance
Revised:
Draft No.
Introduced: May
22, 2014
Enacted:
Executive: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Effective:
Sunset Date: ",-N:.;: o;:;,:n.: ;. e_ _ _ _ _ __
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 renovation of the Bethesda Metro Station South Entrance, Project No.
500929
in the Bethesda CBD Policy Area.
By adding to the laws of Montgomery County
2014
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[Single boldface brackets]
Double underlining
[[Double boldface brackets]]
* * *
Heading or defined term.
Added to existing law by original bil/.
Deletedfrom existing law by original bill.
Added by amendment.
Deletedfrom existing law or the bill by amendment.
Existing law unaffected by bill.
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 Bethesda
Metro Station South Entrance, Project No. 500929, in the Bethesda Central Business District
(CBD) Policy area. The authorization includes all necessary planning, design, site
improvements, furniture, equipment, and structures.
Approved:
Craig Rice, President, County Council
Date
Approved:
Isiah Leggett, County Executive
Date
This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
Linda M. Lauer, Clerk ofthe Council
Date
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Expedited Bill 31-14
Bethesda Metro Station South Entrance
Legislative Request Report
I. Description - The County Executive requests that capital project No. 500929, Bethesda Metro
Station South Entrance be authorized as a "Special Capital Improvements Project" pursuant to
Section §302 of the County Charter and Section §20-l of the Montgomery County Code.
2. 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 FYI5 dollars. The estimated locally-funded cost of
this project in the FY15-20 Capital Improvements Program is $57,610,000 for planning, design,
land, site improvement and utilities, and construction costs.
3. Goals and Objectives - This project provides access from Elm Street west of Wisconsin Avenue
and from the Purple Line to the southern end ofthe Bethesda Metrorail Station.
4. Coordination - This project has been coordinated with the Maryland Transit Administration,
WMATA, M-NCPPC, Bethesda Lot 31 Parking Garage project, Department of Transportation,
and Department of General Services.
5. Fiscal Impact - The total estimated cost and local funding for this project is $57,610,000.
6. Impact - The platform allows a direct connection between the Purple Line light rail transit (LRT)
line and Metrorail, making transfers as convenient as possible.
7. Evaluation - Capital projects are evaluated biennially by the County Executive and County
Council as part of the Capital Improvements Program review.
8. Experience Elsewhere - Not Applicable.
9. Sources of Information - Arthur Holmes, Director, Department of Transportation, and
Gary Erenrich, Department of Transportation.
10. Applications Within Municipalities - Not Applicable.
II. Penalties - None Required.
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Council Expedited
B~14,
Special Capital Improvements Project
Bethesda Metro Station South Entrance
1.
Legislative
Summary.
Section §302 of
the
County Charter
and
Section §lOw1 of the County Code require
certain
capital improvement projects
to
be individually authorized by law
ifthe
locallywfunded
cost
is
projected
to
exceed $13,621,000 inFY15 dollars. The Executive requested a bill
for one project - Bethesda Metro Station South Entrance wthat now requires Special
Capital Improvement Project legislation.
\ Fiscal
Impact Statement
2.
An
estimate of changes
in
County revenues and expenditures regardless of whether
the revenues or e:g>enditures 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 ofthe Bethesda Metro Station South Entrance as a Special Capital
Improvement Project
3. Revenue and expenditure estimates covering at least the next 6
fiscal
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.
S. Later actions 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.
ll.
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 ofManagement and Budget.
c2~HUghes,rrr
ffice ofManagement and Budget
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CouncilExpedited
B~-14,
Special Capital Improvements Project
Bethesda Metro Station South Entrance
~,conomic
Impact Statement
3-1
Background:
Section
§302 ofthe 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.
~[11e
Executive requested a
bi1!
for one project - Bethesda Metro Station South Entrance -
that
now requires Special
Capital Improvement Project legislation.
1.
The sources of information, assumptions, and methodologies used.
This bill has no economic impact" as
it
serves only
to authorize
the
designation
of the
Bethesda Metro
Station South
Entrance as a Special Capital Improvement Project.
2. A description of any variable that could affect the economic impact estimates.
Not
applicable. This bill has
110
economic impact,
as it serves
only to authorize the
designation of
the Bethesda Metro Station
South Entrance as
a
Special Capital
Improvement Project.
3. The Bill's positive or negative effect, jf any on cmployment, spending, saving,
investment, incomes, and property values in the County.
'Ibe
bill
has
no economic impact """
as it serves
only
to autborize
the
designation
of
the
Bethesda Metro South Entrance
as a
Special
Capital
Improvement
Project.
4.
If
a Bill is likely to have no economic impact, why is that the case?
The bill has
110
economic impact --
as it serves
only to authorize the designation of the
Bethesda
Metro Station
South Entrance
as a Special Capital
Improvement
Project.
5. The following contributed to and concurred with this analysis: David Platt and
Rob
Hagedoorn,
Finance.
Joseph
a--jllc~j4-",=,---
Department
efFinance
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Expedited Bill No.
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Concerning: Capital Crescent Trail
Revised:
Draft No.
Introduced: May
22, 2014
Enacted: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Executive: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Effective: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Sunset Date:
.:...N~o:.!.:n.::..e
_ _ _ _ _ __
Ch. _ , Laws of Mont. Co.
2014
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 ofthe Capital Crescent Trail, Project
No.
501316,
in the Bethesda-Chevy Chase and Silver Spring-Takoma Park Policy Areas.
By adding to the laws of Montgomery County
2014
Boldface
Underlinina
[Single boldface brackets]
IDouble underlinina
[[Double boldface brackets]]
f*
* *
Heading or defined term.
Added to existing law by original bill.
Deletedfrom existing law by original bill.
Added by amendment.
Deletedfrom existing law or the bill by amendment.
Existing law unaffected by hill.
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 Capital
Crescent Trail Project No. 501316, in the Bethesda-Chevy Chase and Silver Spring-Takoma Park
Policy Areas. 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 correct copy ofCouncil action.
Linda M. Lauer, Clerk ofthe Council
Date
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Expedited Bill 32-14
Capital Crescent Trail
Legislative Request Report
Description -
The County Executive requests that capital project No. 501316,
Capital Crescent
1.
Trail
be authorized as a "Special Capital Improvements Project" pursuant to Section §302 of the
County Charter and Section §20-1 of the Montgomery County Code.
2.
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 FY15-20 Capital Improvements Program is $95,856,000 for planning, design,
land, site improvement and utilities, and construction costs.
3.
Goals and Objectives -
This project provides for the planning, design, and construction of the
Capital Crescent TraiL
This trail will be part of a large system to enable non-motorized traffic
in the Washington, DC region.
4.
Coordination -
This project has been coordinated with Maryland Transit Administration,
Maryland Department of Transportation, State Highway Administration, Maryland-National
Capital Park and Planning Commission, Bethesda Bikeway and Pedestrian Facilities, Coalition
for the Capital Crescent Trail, CSX Transportation, and Washington Metropolitan Area Transit
Authority.
5.
6.
Fiscal Impact -
The total estimated cost and local funding for this project is $95,856,000.
Impact
The Capital Crescent trail provides for a largely 12-foot-wide surface hiker-biker path,
connector paths at several locations, a new bridge over Connecticut A venue, a new underpass
beneath Jones Mill Road, supplemental landscaping and amenities, and lighting at trail junctions,
underpasses, and other critical locations.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
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.
Sonrces of Information
Edgar Gonzalez and Alicia Thomas, Department of Transportation
Applications Within Municipalities -
Not Applicable.
Penalties -
None Required.
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Council Expedited BiD JiX:-14, Special Capital Improvements Project
Capital Crescent Trail
1. ' Legislative Summary.
~caI
Impact Statement
3z.....
Section §302 of
the
County
Charter
an4
Section §20-1 ofthe 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 Executive requested a bill
for one project - Capital Crescent
Trail -
that
now requires Special Capital Improvement
Project legislation.
2. An estimate of changes
in
County revenues and
exp~nditutes
regardless ofwhether
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 ofthe Capital Crescent
Trail
as
a Special Capital Improvement Project
3. Revenue and expenditure estimates covering at least the next 6
fiscal
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 actions 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. IT 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
t~
analysis: (Enter name and
department).
Helen P. Vallone, Office ofManagement and Budget
a:llili£MIughes, .
Office of Management and Budget
Date
@)
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Council Expedited
Bill }Ef{w14,
Special Capital Improvements Project
Capital Crescent
Trail
~nomiC
Impact Statement
"'2­
Background:
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 Executive
reque~1ed
a bill
for one project - Capital Crescent Trail - that now requires Special Capital Improvement
Project legislation.
1.
The sources of information, assumptions, and methodologies used.
This bill has no economic impact, as it serves only to authorize the designation of the
Capital Crescent Trail as
a
Special Capitallmprovemcllt Project.
2. A
description of any variable that could affect the economic impact estimates.
Not applicable.
This
bill
has no
economic impact,
as
it
serves
only
to
authorize
the
designation ofthe Capital Crescent
Trail
as a Special Capital Improvement Project.
3.
The
Bill's
positive or negative effect, if any on employment, spending, saving,
investment, incomes,
and
property values in the County..
The bill has no economic impact as it serves only to authorize the designation
oftbe
Capital Crescent Trail as a Special Capital Improvement Project.
4.
If
a Bill
is
likely to have no economic impact, why is that the case?
The bill has no economic impact - as
it
serves only
to
authorize the designation ofthe
Capital Crescent Trail as a Special Capital Improvement Project.
5. The
following contribnted to and concurred with this analysis: Da"id Platt and
Rob Hagedoorn,
Finance.
Josep~
:"-1-
ec
0
Department
f
Finance
@
Page
1
ofl
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Expedited Bill No.
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Concerning: Wheaton
Redevelopment Program
Revised:
Draft No.
Introduced: May
22,2014
Enacted: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Executive:
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Effective: _____________
Sunset Date: .o;..N=o=n.::::..e_ _ _ _ _ __
Ch.
Laws of Mont. Co.
2014
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 office building, public parking
garage, and a town square on the site of Parking Lot 13 and the Mid-County Regional Services
Center (RSC) in the Wheaton Central Business District (CBD) Policy Area, Project No.
150401.
By adding to the laws of Montgomery County
2014
Boldface
Underlinina
[Single boldface brackets]
Double underlinina
[[Double boldface brackets]]
'"
'"
'"
Heading or defined term.
Added to existing law by original bill.
Deletedfrom existing law by original bill.
Added by amendment.
Deletedfrom existing law or the bill by amendment.
Existing law unaffected by bill.
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 office
building, public parking garage, and a town square on the site of Parking Lot
l3
and the Mid­
County Regional Services Center (RSC) in the Wheaton Central Business District (CBD) Policy
Area. This authorization includes all necessary planning, design, site improvements,
construction, equipment. and structures.
Approved:
Craig Rice, President, County Council
Date
Approved:
Isiah Leggett, County Executive
Date
This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
Date
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Expedited
Bill
33-14
Wheaton Redevelopment Program
Legislative Request Report
1.
Description - The County Executive requests that capital project No. 150401 Wheaton
Redevelopment Program be authorized as a "Special Capital Improvements Project" pursuant
to Section §302 of the County Charter and Section §20-1 of the Montgomery County Code.
Problem - Section §302 ofthe County Charter and Section §20-1 ofthe 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 FY15-20 Capital Improvements Program is $142,579,000 for planning, design,
land, site improvement and utilities, and construction costs.
Goals and Objectives - This project provides for the for the planning, studies, design, and
construction of an office building, public parking garage, and a town square on the site of
Parking Lot 13 and the Mid-County Regional Services Center (RSC) in the Wheaton
Central Business District (CBD) Policy area
Coordination - This project has been coordinated with WMATA, Office of the County Attorney,
M-NCPPC, Westfield Mall, community associations and residents, private developers,
Department of General Services, Department ofTransportation, Department of Environmental
Protection, Department of Permitting Services, Department of Housing and Community Affairs,
Mid-County Regional Service Center, and State ofMaryland.
Fiscal Impact - The total estimated cost for this project is $143,847,000 with $142,579,000 in
local funding.
Impact The public investment will create a centrally located public space and a daytime
population that together will contribute to an 18-hour economy in downtown Wheaton.
Evaluation - Capital projects are evaluated biennially by the County Executive and County
Council as part ofthe Capital Improvements Program review.
Experience Elsewhere - Not Applicable.
Sources of Information - Al Roshdieh, Department of Transportation.
Applications Within Municipalities - Not Applicable.
Penalties - None Required.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
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Impact Statement
Fiscal
i
;3
Council Expedited Bill . -14, Special Capital Improvements Project
'Wheaton Redevelopment Program
1.
Legislative Summary.
Section §302 ofthe 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 Redevelopment Program - that now requires Special Capital
Improvement Project legislation.
2.
An
estimate of changes
in
County revenues and expenditures regardless ofwhether
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 ofthe Wheaton Redevelopment Program as a Special Capital
Improvement Project
3. Revenue and expenditure estimates covering at least the next 6 fiscal years.
See
item
#2 above.
4.
An
actuarial analysis through the entire
amortizatio~
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 actions 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
~ditionaI
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 ofthe 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. Yallone, Office ofManagement, and Budget
Da~
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-,
~nomiC
Impact Statement
Council Expedited Bill :iifx-14, Special Capital Improvements Project
Wbeaton Redevelopment .Program
j.J
-,
Background:
Section §302 of the County Charter and Section §20-1 ofthe County Code require certain
capital improvement projects to beindividually authorized by law if the locally-funded
cost is projected to exceed $13,621,000 in FY15 dollars. The Executive requested a bill
for one project - Wheaton Redevelopment Program -
that
now requires Special Capital
Improvement Project legislation.
1.
The sources of information, assumptions, and methodologies used.
This bill has no economic impact, as it serves only to authorize the designation of the
\Vheatotl Redevelopment Program as a Special Capital Improvement Project
2. A description of any variable tbat could affect the economic impact estimates.
Not applicable. This
bill
has no economic impact, as it serves only to authorize the
designation of the Wheaton Redevelopment Program as a Special Capital
Improvement Project.
3. The Bill's positive or negative effect,
if
any on employment, spending, saving,
investment,
incomes~
and property values in the County.
llIe bill has no economic impact - as
it
serves only to authorize the designation of the
\Vheaton Redevelopment Program as a Special Capital Improvement Project.
4.
If
a Bill is likely to have no economic impact, why is that the
case'!
The
biB
has
no economic impact -
as
it serves only to authorize the designation of the
W11eaton Redevelopment Program as a Special Capital Improvement Project.
5. The following contributed to and concurred with tbis analysis:
David
Platt and
Rob Hagedoorn, Finance.
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Date
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Page
1 of1
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Expedited Bill No.
--"3:....:.4-!-1'-!4_ _ __
Concerning: Wheaton Library and
Community Recreation Center
Revised:
Draft No.
Introduced: May
22, 2014
Enacted: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Executive:
----------
Effective: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ___
Sunset Date:
=...;N~o~ne=__
_ _ _ _ __
Ch. _ , Laws of Mont. Co.
2014
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 Policy Area.
By adding to the laws of Montgomery County
2014
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Underlinina
[Single boldface brackets]
Inr'lllhip
underlinina
[[Double boldface brackets]]
!tt
'It
'It
Heading or defined term.
Added to existing law by original bill.
Deletedfrom existing law by original bill.
Added by amendment.
Deletedfrom existing law or the bill by amendment.
Existing law unaffected by bill.
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 correct copy ofCouncil action.
Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
Date
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Expedited Bill 34-14
Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center
Legislative Request Report
I.
Description - The County Executive requests that capital project No. 361202, Wheaton Library
and Community Recreation Center be authorized as a "Special Capital Improvements Project"
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 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 of Libraries, Department of Recreation, Office of Community Partnerships for the
Gilchrist Center, Department of Transportation, M-NCPPC, State Highway Administration, 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 of Public Libraries
Applications Within Mnnicipalities - Not Applicable.
Penalties - None Required.
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Impact StatementImprovements Project
Council Expedited Bill EfC-14, Special Capital
Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center
1. Legislative
Summary.
'Section §302 ofthe County Charter and Section §20-1 ofthe 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 Executive requested a bill
for one project - Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center -
that
now requires
Special Capital Improvement Project legislation.
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2.
An
estimate of changes
in
County revenues and expenditures regardless of whether
the revenues or expenditures are assumed
in
the recommeuded 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 ofthe Wheaton Library
and
Community Recreation Center as a Special
.
Capital Improvement Project
3. Revenue and expenditure estimates covering at least the next 6 fiscal 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 actions 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. Tbis 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 nneertain or diffien1t to project
Not applicable.
11.
If
a bill is likely to have no fiscal impact, why that is the ease.
This
bill
authorizes the designation ofthe project as a Special
Capital.
Improvement
project No new appropri.ati.on
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.
Vailone,
Office
ofManagement
and Budget
FHUghesJ)!
Office
ofManagement
and Budget
Date
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~conomic
Impact Statement
Council Expedited
14, Special Capital Improvements Project
Wheaton Ubrary and Community Recreation Center
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Background:
Section §302 ofihe County Charter and Section
§20~1
of the County Code require certain
capital improvement projects to
be
individually authorized by law
if
the Iocally*funded
cost is
pr~iected
to exceed $13,621,000 in FY15 dollars. The Executive requested
a
bill
for one project - Vv'heaton Library and Community Recreation Center
~
that now requires
Special Capital Improvement Project legislation.
1. The sources of information, assumptions, and methodologies used.
This bill has no economic impact,
as
it serves only to authorize the designation of the
Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center
as
a Special Capital
Improvement Project.
2. A description of any variable that could affect the economic impact estimates.
Not
applicable.
This
bill
has
no economic impact,
as
it
serves only to authorize
the
designation of the Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center
as a
Special
Capital Improvement Project.
3. The Bill's positive or negative effect,
if
any on employment, spending, saving,
investment, incomes, a.nd property values in the County.
The bill
has no economic impact - as it serves only to authorize the designation of the
Bethesda Metro South Entrance
as
a Special Capital Improvement Project.
4.
If
a
Bill
is likely to have no economic impact, why is that the case?
The bill has no economic impact -
as
it
serves
only to authorize the designation of
the
Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center
as
a Special Capital
Improvement Project.
5. The following contributed to and concurred with this analysis:
David Platt
and
Rob
Hagedoom,
Finance.
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