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Bill
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Concerning: Reoroanization - Executive
Branch - Procurement
Revised: January
23. 2015
Draft No.
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Introduced:
February
3. 2015
Enacted:
March
17 2015
Executive:
March
26 2015
Effective:
March
26 2015
Sunset Date:
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Laws
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COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Council President
at
the Request of the County Executive
AN EXPEDITED ACT
to:
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establish the Office of Procurement as a principal Office of the Executive Branch;
(2)
Transfer procurement related functions
to
the Office of Procurement; and
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generally amend the law regarding procurement and related functions.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter lA, Structure of County Government
SectionlA-201
Chapter 2, Administration
Sections 2-30 and 2-64N
Chapter 1 lB, Contracts and Procurement
Section 11 B-1
Chapter 19, Erosion, Sediment Control and Stormwater Management
Section 19-29A
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Sec. 1. Sections lA-201, 2-30, 2-64N, llB-1, and 19-29A are amended as
follows:
lA-201. Establishing departments and principal offices.
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Executive Branch.
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These are the departments and principal offices of the Executive
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Procurement [Section 2-64N]
Division 5. DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES.
2-30. Department of General Services - Functions.
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The Department of General Services must:
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administer, through the Office of Procurement, the procurement system
under Chapter
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acquire and dispose of real property, except real property used
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used) for right-of-way governed under Chapter 49,
including roads, streets, highways, bridges, culverts, storm drainage
systems, pedestrian and bicycle pathways and walkway systems;
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design and build County buildings, including public parking
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facilities under Chapter 60;
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maintain County vehicles, including heavy and light equipment
and transit equipment;
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remodel and renovate County buildings, except public parking
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facilities under Chapter 60, which remain open during the remodeling
or renovation;
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repair and maintain County buildings, except public parking
facilities under Chapter 60;
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manage County property and identify and acquire real property
needed for the operation of County government;
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plan and implement the use of space in County buildings; and
operate mail, printing, duplication, and archiving services.
Division 20. OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT.
2-64N. Functions.
[The Office of Procurement is part of the Department of General Services.]
The Office of Procurement must:
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Director
means the Director of the Office of Procurement [Department of
General Services] or the Director's designee.
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19-29A. Watershed restoration grants program.
To identify non-profit organizations to perform water quality protection
or improvement activities, the Director of the [Department of General
Services] Office of Procurement may issue a competitive solicitation
under Chapter
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that is limited to non-profit organizations.
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Sec. 2. Transition. Any regulation in effect when this Act takes effect that
implements a function transferred to the Office of Procurement by this Act continues
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effect, but any reference in any regulation to the Department of General Services,
from which the function was transferred, must be treated as referring to the Office
of Procurement, to which the function is transferred. The transfer of a function under
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this Act does not affect any right of a party to any legal proceeding begun before this
Act took effect.
Any responsibility or right granted by law, ordinance, regulation, delegation
of authority, contract, or other document to the Department General Services in
connection with the Procurement Law and Regulations is transferred to the Office
of Procurement.
Sec. 3. Expedited Effective Date.
The Council declares that this legislation
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is necessary for the immediate protection of the public interest. This Act takes effect
on the date it becomes law.
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George Leventhal, President, County Council
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This
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Linda Lauer, CMC, Clerk of the Council
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