Agenda Item 7D
March 3, 2015
Introduction
MEMORANDUM
February 26,2015
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Josh Hamlin, Legislative
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SUBJECT:
Introduction:
Bill 12-15, Administration - Office of Community Use of Public
. Facilities Vulnerable Youth and Low-Income Families
Bill 12-15, Administration Office of Community Use of Public Facilities - Vulnerable
Youth and Low-Income Families, sponsored by Councilmember Navarro, is scheduled to be
introduced on March 3. A public hearing is tentatively scheduled for March 17 at 1:30 p.m.
Bill 12-15 would require the Executive to create, and the Director of Community Use of
Public Facilities (CUPF) to administer, a program to encourage and assist the use of public
facilities by organizations serving vulnerable youth and low-income families. The program would
consist or outreach, technical assistance, and financial assistance in the fonn of a reduction or
waiver of fees for eligible organizations. Bill 12-15 would require biennial reporting by the
Director of CUPF to the Executive and the Council on the operation of the program.
This packet contains:
Bill 12-15
Legislative Request Report
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Bill No.
12-15
Concerning: Administration - Office
of
Community Use of Public Facilities ­
Vulnerable Youth and Low-Income
Families
Revised:
02/23/2015
Draft No.
Introduced:
March 3. 2015
Expires:
September 3.2016
Enacted: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Executive: ___________
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Ch. _ _, Laws of Mont Co. _ __
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Councilmember Navarro
AN ACT
to:
(1) require the Executive to create and the Director ofCommunity Use of Public
Facilities to administer a program to encourage and assist the use of public facilities
by organizations serving vulnerable youth and low-income families; and
(2) generally amend the County law regarding the use ofpublic facilities.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 2, Administration
Division 19. Office of Community Use of Public Facilities
Section 2-64M. Functions and Duties
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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Bill No. 12-15
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Section 2-64M is amended as follows:
2-64M. Functions and Duties.
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Assistance for programs serving vulnerable youth or low-income
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program administered
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the Director to encourage use of public
facilities, including school facilities,
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organizations that serve
vulnerable youth or low-income families.
subsection must consist of:
The program under this
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outreach;
technical assistance; and
waiver or reduction offees for eligible organizations.
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On or before January
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report to the Executive and Council describing the activities
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conducted, accomplishments achieved, and difficulties encountered in
seeking to increase use of public facilities
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programs serving
vulnerable youth or low-income families.
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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 o/CounCiI action.
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Linda M. Lauer, Clerk ofthe Council
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LEGISLATIVE REQUEST REPORT
Bill 12-15
Administration Office ofCommunity Use ofPublic Facilities
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Vulnerable Youth and Low-Income
Families
DESCRIPTION:
Bill
12-15
require the Executive to create, by method (2) regulation,
and the Director of Community Use of Public Facilities to administer,
a program to encourage and assist the use of public facilities by
organizations serving vulnerable youth and low-income families.
PROBLEM:
GOALSAND
OBJECTIVES:
There is a need to maximize the use of public facilities to serve·
underserved, at-risk, and disadvantaged populations.
Increase the use ofpublic facilities by organizations serving vulnerable
youth and low-income families by providing outreach, technical
assistance, and financial assistance in the fonn of reduction or waiver
of fees.
COORDINATION:
FISCAL IMPACT:
ECONOMIC
IMPACT:
EVALUATION:
EXPERIENCE
ELSEWHERE:
SOURCE OF
INFORMATION:
APPLICATION
WITHIN
MUNICIPALITIES:
PENALTIES:
Josh Hamlin, Legislative Attorney,
240-777-7892
To be researched.
To be requested.
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To be requested.
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