Bill No.
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Concerning: Health and Sanitation -
Strategic Plan to [[End Food
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Revised:
6/24/2016
Draft No.
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Introduced:
April
19. 2016
Enacted:
July
12. 2016
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COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
Lead Sponsor: Vice President Berliner
Co-Sponsors: Councilmembers Leventhal, Rice, Rucker, Navarro, Elrich and Katz,
Council President Floreen, and Councilmember Riemer
AN ACT
to:
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require the [[Chief Innovation Officer]] County Executive to propose and update a
Strategic Plan to [[End Food Insecurity]] Achieve Food Security in Montgomery
County; and
generally amend County laws related to Health and Sanitation.
By adding
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 24, Health and Sanitation
Section 24-8B
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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Sec. 1. Section 24-8B is added as follows:
24-8B. Strategic Plan to [[End Food Insecurityl] Achieve Food Security in
Montgomery County.
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The [[Chief Innovation Officer]] County Executive must develop
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Strategic Plan to [[End Food Insecurityl] Achieve Food Security in
Montgomery County
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Plan. the Executive should consider regional. national. and global
efforts to address food insecurity.
include:
The Strategic Plan must at least
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demographic and
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demographic and geographic information on participation m
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP);
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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) food supplement program;
participation in free and reduced meals
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participation in other school based food programs;
demographic estimates regarding food insecurity;
information on the relationship between access to transportation
and access to food;
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information on how food literacy impacts food insecurity; and
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5-year Plan, with recommended actions, that strives to
reduce food insecurity [[by at least 10% each year]]!. The Plan
must include:
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recommendations to reduce food insecurity for seniors and
children in the first year of the Plan; and
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cost estimates to implement the Plan.
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In developing the Strategic Plan, the [[Chief Innovation Officer]]
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the County Department of Health and Human Services;
the County Department of Transportation;
the County Office of Agriculture;
the Regional Service Center Directors;
Montgomery County Public Schools;
the County Planning Department;
[[The]] the Office of Community Partnerships;
[[The]] the Montgomery County Food Council
Manna Food Center;
[[The]] the Capital Area Food Bank;
individuals who have experience with food insecurity:
organizations that are geographically located throughout that
County that provide emergency or sustained food assistance; and
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organizations
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the County whose mission is to reduce and eliminate poverty in
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each year, the [[Chief Innovation Officer]] Executive
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report to the [[County Executive and]] County Council.
The annual report must:
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update the information required in Section 24-8B(a);
include activities, accomplishments, plans, and objectives to
implement the Strategic Plan;
include cost estimates for the following fiscal year necessary to
implement the Strategic Plan.
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This Section is known as the Food Security"Bill.
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Approved:
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Approved:
Isiah Leggett, County Executive
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This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
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