T&E COMMITTEE #1
September 14, 2017
MEMORANDUM
September 12, 201 7
TO:
FROM:
Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy, and Environment Committee
Glenn Orlin, Deputy Council Administratoil\}.U.
Amanda Mihill, Legislative Attorney~
€P
SUBJECT: Bill 22-17, Homeowner's Associations-Roadway Maintenance-Repeal
Bill 22-17, Homeowner's Associations - Roadway Maintenance - Repeal, sponsored by Lead
Sponsor Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy, and Environment Committee (Council President Berliner
and Councilmembers Floreen and Hucker) and Co-Sponsors, Councilmembers Katz, Rice, Navarro,
Vice President Riemer and Elrich, was introduced on June 27, 2017. Bill 22-17 would repeal County
law that provides for assistance to certain homeowners' associations to maintain certain association
roadways or private maintenance roads. This program is supposed to reimburse HOAs for eligible roads
at the cost that the County spends to maintain its own roads, subject to the availability of appropriations.
However, a few years after inception of the program, funds amounting to only a small fraction of this
cost was appropriated, and for the past eight years no funds have been recommended by the Executive or
appropriated by the Council.
Testimony.
The Council's public hearing was held on July 18, 2017. The only testimony received
at the hearing was frnm the Montg0mery Village Foundation, which oppos€s th€ bill. The Foundation
notes:
We accept that availability of funding is a discretionary budget choice the Council must weigh each year,
but we do not want to see the possibility of resumed funding extinguished by eliminating the program.
(©12).
The Commission on Common Ownership Communities transmitted its position in opposition to Bill 22-
17 on September 11, 201 7. The CCOC "believes that moving forward with Bill 22-17 will deeply
damage the relationship between the County and [common ownership communities] .... Lack of
currently available funding for this program is no excuse to eliminate the program" (©13).
Program funding history.
When the program began in the late 1980s, the cost to maintain
County roads was slightly higher than $3,000/mile, and HOAs were reimbursed for eligible miles at that
rate. By FY90, however, the Council reduced the reimbursement rate to about $1,200/mile, less than
40% of the cost of maintaining County roads, and it remained at the level in FY91.
In
the FY92 budget
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it was raised to more than $1, 700/mile, but when the full effect of the early-1990s recession hit the next
year, the rate dropped below $1,000/mile. A few years later that recession abated, but the
reimbursement rate never again climbed above about $1,000/mile, while the cost of maintaining a
County road-upon which the reimbursement rate was meant to be based-continued to climb.
In 1997, Montgomery Village and a few other small HOAs received relief when the Foundation
discovered that many of its roads could be eligible for State Highway User Revenue, which at the time
was reimbursing for localities at more than $5,000/mile. Starting in FY98 the State began counting this
road mileage as part of Montgomery County's allocation, and the County then passed the funds on to the
Foundation through the Homeowners' Association Road Maintenance Reimbursement Nondepartmental
Account (NDA). Thenceforth the NDA consisted of two parts: the "State" program which includes the
pass-through Highway User Revenue, and the "County" program which was the original County
reimbursement program. (The "State" program is unaffected by Bill 22-17, since its funding is from the
State and its authority derives from the portion of the Maryland Code describing Highway User
Revenue.)
In
FY98 the budget for the "County" program dropped by more than half, since more than
half of the road mileage that had been counted to that point was now eligible for the much higher
reimbursement rate under the "State" program.
From FY98 through FY09, the "County" program reimbursement remained at or about
$1,000/mile, and thus as the unit costs for road maintenance continued to rise, it became a progressively
smaller share of those costs. When the first effect of the Great Recession hit in the FYI 0 budget, the
reimbursement rate for the "County" program was reduced to about $250/mile, and starting in FYI I the
"County" program was defunded entirely. For the past eight annual budgets, including several years
since the passing of the Great Recession, funds have neither been recommended by the Executive nor
appropriated by the Council.
Council staff recommendation: Approve Bill 22-17 as introduced.
The issue centers on
whether the Council realistically would ever again choose to fund the "County" program.
It
appears that
since the Executive and Council are unable to fund most County programs to the level they wish---even
in "good" budget years-then it is not plausible that the "County" program will ever be funded again.
Montgomery- V--il-lage would hard-ly be affected
by
its elimination: the Foundat-ion's member HOAs
received about $53,700 in FYI 7 from the "State" program, while if the "County" program had been
funded at the FYI 0 level, they would have received only about $500 more. The average reimbursement
in FYIO to each of the 48 HOAs under the "County" program was only $215. (©14-15)
This packet contains:
Bill 22-17
Legislative Request Report
Fiscal and Economic Impact statement
Montgomery Village Foundation testimony
Commission on Common Ownership Communities letter
"County" program reimbursements in FYI0
©1-6
©7
©8-11
©12
©13
©14-15
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Bill No.
22-17
Concerning: Homeowners' Associations
- Roadway Maintenance - Repeal
Revised:
05/31/2017
Draft No.
_1_
Introduced:
June
27 2017
Expires:
December
27, 2018
Enacted: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Executive: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Effective: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Sunset Date: --'-'N=o:...:..:ne=---------
Ch. _ _ , Laws of Mont. Co. _ __
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
Lead Sponsor: Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy & Environment Committee
AN ACT
to:
(1)
(2)
repeal County law that provides for assistance to certain homeowners' associations
to maintain certain association roadways or private maintenance roads; and
generally amend County law regarding certain homeowners' association roadways
and private maintenance roads.
By repealing
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 24B, Homeowners' Associations
Sections 24B-1, 24B-2, 24B-3, 24B-4, 24 B-5, 24B-6, 24B-7, and 24B-8
Boldface
Underlining
[Single-beldface brackets]
Double underlining
[[Double boldface brackets]]
* * *
Heading or defined term.
Added to existing law by original bill.
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-Deletedfrom ex-isting law
by
original bill.
Added by amendment.
Deleted.from 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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BILL No. 22-17
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Sec.
1.
Chapter 24B (Sections 24B-1, 24B-2, 24B-3, 24B-4, 24B-5, 24B-6,
24B-7, and 24B-8) is repealed as follows:
[Chapter 24B. Homeowners' Associations.]
[24B-1. Definitions.]
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[The following definitions apply to this Chapter:
(a)
Association
roadway means those paved surfaces, except areas
designated for parking, which:
(
1)
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provide vehicular access to more than 4 dwelling units; and
are maintained by a homeowners' association.
(2)
(b)
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Homeowners' association
means a body that has the authority to enforce
a declaration under the state homeowners' association law.
(
c)
Private maintenance road
means a road that:
(1)
(2)
is owned by a homeowners' association;
has a right-of-way at least 30 feet wide (not including any portion
of the right- of-way used for parking), and 2 travel lanes; and
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(3)
provides a direct or indirect general vehicular traffic connection to
the County road system.]
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[24B-2. Program of support for roadway maintenance.]
[(a)
There is created a program to assist qualifying homeowners associations
to maintain association roadways that are continuously open to the public
as if they were public roadways.
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(b)
Assistance provided under this Chapter is not subject to Chapter l lB.]
[24B-3. Qualifying homeowners' associations.]
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[A homeowners' association qualifies for assistance under this Chapter if the
homeowners' association:
(a)
has at least one-quarter mile of association roadway;
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(b)
maintains its association roadways at a level of service satisfactory to the
County;
finances the maintenance ofits association roadways with funds collected
by the homeowners' association;
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(
c)
(
d)
has a financial officer that is bonded or meets the requirements of
financial responsibility that regulations under this Chapter prescribe; and
(
e)
agrees that eligible disputes to which the homeowners' association is a
party will be submitted by the homeowners' association to either:
(1)
(2)
the dispute resolution process under Article 2 of Chapter
lOB;
or
other meditation or arbitration approved by the Commission on
Common Ownership Communities.]
[24B-4. Amount of assistance.]
[(a)
The annual amount that a qualifying homeowners' association may
receive under this Chapter is the number of its association roadway miles
that qualify for assistance under this Chapter, multiplied by the average
locally funded cost to the County of providing maintenance and street
lights for a mile of County roadway during the previous year.
If
an association roadway that qualifies for assistance under this Chapter
is initially open to the public for only part of a year, the annual amount of
assistance must be prorated for that part of the year for which the
association roadway was open.]
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(b)
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48
[24B-5. Limitation on expenditure.]
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[(a)
All expenditures of County funds under this Chapter are subject to the
limits of the funds appropriated by the County Council.
(b)
If
the County Council does not appropriate enough funds to cover the
number of miles of association roadways that qualify under this Chapter,
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the amount of assistance for each mile of association roadway is reduced
proportionally.]
[24B-6. Regulations.]
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[The County Executive must adopt regulations under method (2) to implement
this Chapter.]
[24B-7. Amendment of bylaws.]
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60
[Notwithstanding any association document to the contrary, a homeowners'
association, as defined in state law, may amend its bylaws by a vote of a majority of
the lot owners. This section applies to bylaws adopted before or after this section
became law.]
[24B-8. Private maintenance roads.]
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[(a)
Requirements for assistance.
The County may provide maintenance
funding assistance to a homeowners' association for a private
maintenance road if the homeowners' association:
( 1)
grants an easement to the County for the general free public use of
the private maintenance road, which must include a metes and
bounds description of the easement certified by a registered land
surveyor or a record plat or other legal description acceptable to
the County Attorney; and
(2)
signs an agreement with the County that the homeowners'
association must build and maintain the private maintenance road
to standards adopted by executive regulation for private
maintenance roads.
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(b)
Contents of agreement.
In each agreement signed under subsection (a)
the homeowners' association must:
( 1)
acknowledge that:
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(A)
granting the easement does not relieve the association of the
obligation to maintain the private maintenance road or to
provide any other services, such as snow removal, which the
association is required to provide by any association
document or law; and
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(B)
the easement automatically reverts to the grantor if the
homeowners' association does not comply with all terms of
the easement and the agreement it signs with the County;
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(2)
indemnify the County against all claims arising from the use or
condition of the private maintenance road; and
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(3)
certify that the homeowners' association has obtained and will
continually maintain insurance or other surety, in an amount
acceptable to the County, covering claims arising from the use or
condition of the private maintenance road, and acknowledge that
the County may withdraw funds allocated under this section if the
insurance coverage lapses.
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(
c)
Documents to be recorded.
Any easement and agreement signed under
this section must be recorded in the County land records.
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(
d)
Costs of documents.
The homeowners' association must pay all costs of
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preparing and recording any easement, agreement, or other document
required under this section.
(
e)
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Amount of assistance to homeowners' association.
The County may
allocate to a homeowners' association for maintenance of a private
maintenance road an amount that does not exceed the net amount, less
any inspection fee or any other County expense, of highway user
revenues received by the County as a result of the inclusion of that private
maintenance road in the State Highway Administration mileage
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inventory. The homeowners' association must use these funds to maintain
that private maintenance road or place them in a reserve fund which can
be used only to maintain that road. The County must not assist under this
section any road for which it provides assistance under Section 24B-2
through 24B-5.
(f)
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Termination of easement.
If the County finds that an easement granted
under this section is not in the public interest, or that a homeowners'
association has not complied with the terms of an easement or other
agreement under this section, the County may, in its sole discretion,
withhold or withdraw maintenance funds or reject and terminate the
easement, and record documentation of the termination in the County
land records. The abandonment procedures
in
Chapter 49 do not apply to
the termination of an easement under this section.
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(g)
No County obligation.
Granting an easement under this section does not
obligate the County to maintain or pay for the maintenance of any private
maintenance road.]
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Approved:
· 12-3
Roger Berliner, President, County Council
Date
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Approved:
125
Isiah Leggett, County Executive
Date
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This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
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Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
Date
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LEGISLATIVE REQUEST REPORT
Bill 22-17
Homeowners 'Associations
-
Roadway Maintenance
-
Repeal
DESCRIPTION:
Bill 22-17 would repeal County law that provides for assistance to
certain homeowners ' associations to maintain certain association
roadways or private maintenance roads and generally amend County
law regarding certain homeowners' association roadways and private
maintenance roads.
This program is supposed to reimburse HOAs for eligible roads at
roughly the cost that the County spends to maintain its own roads,
subject to the availability of appropriations. However, for two decades
the Council has limited the reimbursement to around $1,000 per
eligible mile, a fraction of the cost of maintaining a County road. For
the FYI0 budget, the Council reduced the appropriation to only about
$250 per eligible mile, and for FYI
I
through FYI 8 the Council
suspended funding for this program altogether.
To repeal the program.
Department of Transportation
To be requested.
To be requested.
To be requested.
To be researched.
Glenn Orlin, Deputy Council Administrator, 240-777-7936
Amanda Mihill, Legislative Attorney, 240-777-781 5
To be researched.
PROBLEM:
GOALS AND
OBJECTIVES:
COORDINATION:
FISCAL IMPACT:
ECONOMIC
IMPACT:
EVALUATION:
EXPERIENCE
ELSEWHERE:
SOURCE OF
INFORMATION:
APPLICATION
WITHIN
MUNICIPALITIES:
PENAL TIES:
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ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
MEMORAN DUM
July 14, 2017
TO:
FROM:
Roger Berliner, President, County Council
Jennifer
A.
Hughes, Director, Office
of
Alexandre A. Espinosa, Director, Department
~~~~c,
\
~
Manag·Afi,L':Jedget
SUBJECT:
FEIS for Bill 22-17, Homeowners' Associations - Roadway Maintenance -
Repeal
Please find attached the fiscal and economic impact statements for the above-
referenced legislations.
JAH:fz
cc: Bonnie Kirkland, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer
Lisa Austin, Offices of the County Executive
Joy Nurmi, Special Assistant to the County Executive
Patrick Lacefield, Director, Public Information Office
David Platt, Department of Finance
Dennis Hetman, Department of Finance
· -Brady Goldsmith, 0ffice of Management and Budget
Felicia Zhang, Office of Management and Budget
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Fiscal Impact Statement
Council Bill 22-17
Homeowners' Associations
-
Roadway Maintenance- Repeal
I. Legislative Summary.
The bill would repeal the County law that provides for assistance to certain homeowners'
associations to maintain certain roadways or private maintenance roads. The County
portion of this program has been suspended since FYI 1.
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 will be no change to revenues and expenditures as this program has been
suspended since FY 11.
3. Revenue and expenditure estimates covering at least the next 6 fiscal years.
NIA
4.
An
actuarial analysis through the entire amortization period for each bill that would affect
retiree pension or group insurance costs.
NIA
5. An estimate of expenditures related to County's information technology (IT) systems,
including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.
NIA
6. Later actions that may affect future revenue and expenditures if the bill authorizes future
spending.
NIA
7. An estimate of the staff time needed to implement the bill.
NI
A
(j)
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8. An explanatio n of how the addition of new staff responsibil ities would affect other duties.
NIA
9. An estimate of costs when an additional appropriat ion is needed.
NIA
10. A description of any variable that could affect revenue and cost estimates.
NIA
11. Ranges of revenue or expenditur es that are uncertain or difficult to project.
NIA
12. If a bill is likely to have no fiscal impact, why that is the case.
The bill is repealing a program that has been suspended since FYl 1.
13. Other fiscal impacts or comments.
14. The following contributed to and concurred with this analysis: Brady Goldsmith , Office
of Manageme nt and Budget
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Economic Impact Statement
Bill 22-17 Homcov,:ners' Associations - Roadway MaintrnancC' - Repeal
Background:
Bill
22-
l 7
\\'lllild
repeal County l:m that
provides
li.,r assistarn.:c
lo
ccnain
homr:o,\
n<:r:..'
associations
to maintain
ccn~1in
aSS\)Ciation
rnadway s or
private
maimenance
road\ and
gl',·,,.·ul!:,
amend County !av; rq1..arding cenain homeo\\ners' association roathvay,
cmd
pri\ ate
mairnc'n:rnc·L·
roads. This pmgrum \\as intended lo
reimhur::i,:
! !OA!:-
fDr
digtbk
rowJ~; al ruui,!hl::, tbt: c,,,l that
the County
spends
to maintain
its nv,;n wJds.
su~iect
w
the a\ailabilit: c,i'appropri;:i,i,,ns
However. for two decades the (\)uncil has limited thi: reimhursemcnt
ill
arc<rnJ S l
J)( ::
1
r::r
eligible
mile.
a fra(.;tion
or
the
.:nst
of
maimaining
a Courny road. l·ur the 1-Y I II budget.
1h1.:
Council reduced
thl'
appropriation
10
only
aboui
S~50 per cligibk mik. and fr)r FY l l
tlmiu ,
FY
18
the
Council suspended funding for this program
altogether.
I.
The
sources
of information,
nssumplions,
and mei:hodologie:-. used.
This legislation does nm
han:
an economic impact
~is
it
codi!ies
the
:·,.']"'L''.1i:1''.-',
oi a
pn,:.:;u;n
that has been suspended since
FYJ
l.
A~ noted in the fiscal impact of rhc Bill. thl'r\.'
\•.ii!
he
no chan'.:!1.:s to County
re\enue::-.
and
e,prnditures
as the prngram ha:-,
b\.'t'n
s:1.-,pc1·,,.kJ ll
1
r
seYen consecutive
fiscal
years.
Thl:.'rt.' will
also b<:' no ta11gibk
i..'\.'()Jlllmic
impact ;,
1
.:mployment. spending. sa, ing.s.
irncslment.
incomes. and propert: \.alucs
;is
a result ,
1
flhi5
Bill.
2. A
dC'scription
of any
,·ariable that could
affect
tht'
economic
impact
est imatc:-..
This
h:gi-.iaiion
di)-cs
not
have
an es.:onomic impact.
3. The Bill's positive or
ncgati\'C
effect,
if
any on employment. s1wnding.
s~nings.
investnH'nt. incomes,
and property Yalues in tht> County.
-i.
If
a
Bil!
is
likely
to hai·c no economic impact,
wh~·
is that the case'!
Pkasc see the :.irns\vt:r
l()
questi~m I.
5.
Tht
following contrilmtrd to or concurred with this analysis:
DaYid Plan. Dennis Helman. and Rohen Hagedoom. Finance.
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MONTGOMERY VILLAGE FOUNDATION, INC.
10120 APPLE RIDGE ROAD
MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, MARYLAND 20886-1000
(301) 948-0110
FAX (301) 990-7071
www.montgomeryvillage.com
July 17, 2017
The Hon. Roger Berliner, President
Montgomery County Council
100 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
Via Email:
Re: Repeal of Private Roadway Maintenance Programs (Bill 22-17)
Dear President Berliner:
I am the President of the Board of Directors of the Montgomery Village Foundation
(MVF). I am writing to strongly oppose Bill 22-17 on behalf of MVF and the eleven
homeowner associations in Montgomery Village that have participated in the County's
Private Roadway Maintenance Program since it began.
MVF worked closely with the County to draft the legislation creating the program more
than 20 years ago. It was established to recognize the vital contribution of HOA roads to
the County road network and service to County travelers. The reimbursement program
recognized that this service is not without substantial cost. The need for assistance to
HOAs to maintain private roads was crucial then, and it remains crucial now, despite the
progressive reduction of reimbursement funds from the County over the years.
We are dismayed at the proposal before the Council to repeal the program. The
worthiness of the program has never been at issue. We accept that availability of funding
is a discretionary budget choice the Council must weigh each year, but we do not want to
see-the
possioility
of resumedfandlng extinguished by eliminatin-g the program_-~
We would be happy to answer any questions you have or provide additional information.
Thank you for your continued attention to issues that affect Montgomery Village.
Sincerely,
~1v'Jl.
cc:
Council Members
Senator Nancy King
MVF Board of Directors
Glenn Orlin
President
MVF Board of Directors
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Montgomery County Commission on
Common Ownership Communities
1401 Rockville Pike, 4
th
floor, Rockville, Maryland 20852
Montgomery County Council Bill 22-17
Position: Oppose
On behalf of Montgomery County's Commission on Common Ownership Communities (CCOC), we
request the Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy, and Environment Committee to strongly reconsider
the repeal of the Homeowner's Association - Roadway Maintenance Program.
As background, the Commission was established in 1991 to advise the Montgomery County Executive
and Council on ways to support common ownership communities (CoC); promote public awareness of
the rights and obligations of living in common ownership communities; adjudicate disputes; and advise
on appropriate legislative initiatives.
The CCOC believes that moving forward with Bill 22-17 will deeply damage the relationship between
the County and CoCs. More than 136,000 homes fall under the jurisdiction of a common ownership
community. This represents more than one-third of the County's total housing stock (including rental
units). Outside of Chapter 1
OB
(establishment of the CCOC and grievance procedures), this is the only
County program designed to support these communities.
These homeowners are charged annual assessments by their association, in addition to paying
property taxes at the same rate as their neighbors, not under Coe authority. Non-Coe residents can
rely on the County to maintain and repair streets, provide adequate street lighting, remove snow, storm
drain maintenance, and more. Many CoCs are responsible for these services through the an-nuaf
assessments, without any property tax break. Roads, we should note, which are open to the public, and
used by all. The Roadway Maintenance Program acknowledges this "double tax'', and provides some
financial relief to these communities.
Lack of currently available funding for this program is no
excuse to eliminate the program.
We should be working to restore funding, and finding additional
ways to support our communities.
The Montgomery County Commission on Common Ownership Communities (CCOC) thanks you for your
reconsideration of this bill. Myself, our chair and vice-chair, or any of the commissioners would be happy
to talk through this more.
·
Submitted by Ilana Branda, Chair of the Legislative Committee, CCOC Commissioner. Available at
ibranda@mhpartners.org or 301-812-4139.
Cc: Clarence Snuggs, Director DHCA; Jay Greene, Division of Housing Chief, DHCA
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HOA Reimbursement -- County
Checks to be Cut for
FYlO.
·
Association
Name
Chadswood Homeowners Association
Churchill Village South Homeowners Association
Clapper's Mill Community Association
Crestberry Homeowners Association
Damascus Manor Townhouse Association, Inc.
Damascus Valley Park Townhouse Association
Decoverly I Homeowners Association
Devonshire East Homeowners Association
Devonshire Homeowners Association
1
Payment
$113.73
$344.47
$177.87
. $55.86
$63.09
$224.55
$218.71
$194.04
$119.12
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Greencastle Lakes Community Association
Hamlet North Towne Association
Homeland Village Community Association
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Lake Hallowell Homeowners Association
Lakeview Condominium Association
Landing Glen Condominium Inc.
Longmead Crossing Community Services Assoc.
Manchester Farm Community. Association
Marion Woods Homeowners Association
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$109.35
$254.07
$540.28
$69.42
$237.17
$28_9.92 __
$208.90
$69.40
$60.71
$1,150.88
$641.42
$179.66
$243.29
$99.18
Meadows at North Lake Homeowners Association, Inc.
Meadowvale Homeowners Association, Inc.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
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HOA Reimbursement -- County
Checks to be Cut for FYl0
Association Name
Middlebridge Village Homeowners Association
Middlebrook Commons Townhouse Association
Mill Creek Townhouse Condominium Association
Norbeck Grove Community Association
Norbeck Hills Homeowners Association
North Lake Woods Homeowners Association ·
Oak Spring Townhome Owners Association
Overlook at North Lake Homeowners Association, Inc.
Potomac Crossing Homeowners Association
Rolling Acres Homeowners Association, Inc.
Seneca Park Homeowners Association, Inc.
Shores at North Lake Homeowners Association
Stonebridge Homeowners Association, Inc.
The Villages of James Creek Homeowners Association
Tivoli Community Association, Inc.
Walnut Creek Townhouse Association
__Waterford etace Homeowners-Association,
Waters House Condominium
Watkins Mill Homeowners Association
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Wickford Community Association
Williamsburg Square Community Council
Woodside Homeowners Association
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$87.79
$227.25
$103.92
$204.46
$236.63
$275.03
$194.95
$167.87
$54.81
$51.44
$171.90
$214.38
$232.36
$254.20
$279.47
$225.85
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$323.41
$289.92
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$191.84
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T&E COMMITTEE #1
September 14, 2017
MEMORANDUM
September 12, 201 7
TO:
FROM:
Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy, and Environment Committee
Glenn Orlin, Deputy Council Administratoil\}.U.
Amanda Mihill, Legislative Attorney~
€P
SUBJECT: Bill 22-17, Homeowner's Associations-Roadway Maintenance-Repeal
Bill 22-17, Homeowner's Associations - Roadway Maintenance - Repeal, sponsored by Lead
Sponsor Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy, and Environment Committee (Council President Berliner
and Councilmembers Floreen and Hucker) and Co-Sponsors, Councilmembers Katz, Rice, Navarro,
Vice President Riemer and Elrich, was introduced on June 27, 2017. Bill 22-17 would repeal County
law that provides for assistance to certain homeowners' associations to maintain certain association
roadways or private maintenance roads. This program is supposed to reimburse HOAs for eligible roads
at the cost that the County spends to maintain its own roads, subject to the availability of appropriations.
However, a few years after inception of the program, funds amounting to only a small fraction of this
cost was appropriated, and for the past eight years no funds have been recommended by the Executive or
appropriated by the Council.
Testimony.
The Council's public hearing was held on July 18, 2017. The only testimony received
at the hearing was frnm the Montg0mery Village Foundation, which oppos€s th€ bill. The Foundation
notes:
We accept that availability of funding is a discretionary budget choice the Council must weigh each year,
but we do not want to see the possibility of resumed funding extinguished by eliminating the program.
(©12).
The Commission on Common Ownership Communities transmitted its position in opposition to Bill 22-
17 on September 11, 201 7. The CCOC "believes that moving forward with Bill 22-17 will deeply
damage the relationship between the County and [common ownership communities] .... Lack of
currently available funding for this program is no excuse to eliminate the program" (©13).
Program funding history.
When the program began in the late 1980s, the cost to maintain
County roads was slightly higher than $3,000/mile, and HOAs were reimbursed for eligible miles at that
rate. By FY90, however, the Council reduced the reimbursement rate to about $1,200/mile, less than
40% of the cost of maintaining County roads, and it remained at the level in FY91.
In
the FY92 budget
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it was raised to more than $1, 700/mile, but when the full effect of the early-1990s recession hit the next
year, the rate dropped below $1,000/mile. A few years later that recession abated, but the
reimbursement rate never again climbed above about $1,000/mile, while the cost of maintaining a
County road-upon which the reimbursement rate was meant to be based-continued to climb.
In 1997, Montgomery Village and a few other small HOAs received relief when the Foundation
discovered that many of its roads could be eligible for State Highway User Revenue, which at the time
was reimbursing for localities at more than $5,000/mile. Starting in FY98 the State began counting this
road mileage as part of Montgomery County's allocation, and the County then passed the funds on to the
Foundation through the Homeowners' Association Road Maintenance Reimbursement Nondepartmental
Account (NDA). Thenceforth the NDA consisted of two parts: the "State" program which includes the
pass-through Highway User Revenue, and the "County" program which was the original County
reimbursement program. (The "State" program is unaffected by Bill 22-17, since its funding is from the
State and its authority derives from the portion of the Maryland Code describing Highway User
Revenue.)
In
FY98 the budget for the "County" program dropped by more than half, since more than
half of the road mileage that had been counted to that point was now eligible for the much higher
reimbursement rate under the "State" program.
From FY98 through FY09, the "County" program reimbursement remained at or about
$1,000/mile, and thus as the unit costs for road maintenance continued to rise, it became a progressively
smaller share of those costs. When the first effect of the Great Recession hit in the FYI 0 budget, the
reimbursement rate for the "County" program was reduced to about $250/mile, and starting in FYI I the
"County" program was defunded entirely. For the past eight annual budgets, including several years
since the passing of the Great Recession, funds have neither been recommended by the Executive nor
appropriated by the Council.
Council staff recommendation: Approve Bill 22-17 as introduced.
The issue centers on
whether the Council realistically would ever again choose to fund the "County" program.
It
appears that
since the Executive and Council are unable to fund most County programs to the level they wish---even
in "good" budget years-then it is not plausible that the "County" program will ever be funded again.
Montgomery- V--il-lage would hard-ly be affected
by
its elimination: the Foundat-ion's member HOAs
received about $53,700 in FYI 7 from the "State" program, while if the "County" program had been
funded at the FYI 0 level, they would have received only about $500 more. The average reimbursement
in FYIO to each of the 48 HOAs under the "County" program was only $215. (©14-15)
This packet contains:
Bill 22-17
Legislative Request Report
Fiscal and Economic Impact statement
Montgomery Village Foundation testimony
Commission on Common Ownership Communities letter
"County" program reimbursements in FYI0
©1-6
©7
©8-11
©12
©13
©14-15
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Bill No.
22-17
Concerning: Homeowners' Associations
- Roadway Maintenance - Repeal
Revised:
05/31/2017
Draft No.
_1_
Introduced:
June
27 2017
Expires:
December
27, 2018
Enacted: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Executive: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Effective: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Sunset Date: --'-'N=o:...:..:ne=---------
Ch. _ _ , Laws of Mont. Co. _ __
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
Lead Sponsor: Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy & Environment Committee
AN ACT
to:
(1)
(2)
repeal County law that provides for assistance to certain homeowners' associations
to maintain certain association roadways or private maintenance roads; and
generally amend County law regarding certain homeowners' association roadways
and private maintenance roads.
By repealing
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 24B, Homeowners' Associations
Sections 24B-1, 24B-2, 24B-3, 24B-4, 24 B-5, 24B-6, 24B-7, and 24B-8
Boldface
Underlining
[Single-beldface brackets]
Double underlining
[[Double boldface brackets]]
* * *
Heading or defined term.
Added to existing law by original bill.
-
-Deletedfrom ex-isting law
by
original bill.
Added by amendment.
Deleted.from 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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BILL No. 22-17
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2
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Sec.
1.
Chapter 24B (Sections 24B-1, 24B-2, 24B-3, 24B-4, 24B-5, 24B-6,
24B-7, and 24B-8) is repealed as follows:
[Chapter 24B. Homeowners' Associations.]
[24B-1. Definitions.]
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5
6
7
[The following definitions apply to this Chapter:
(a)
Association
roadway means those paved surfaces, except areas
designated for parking, which:
(
1)
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9
provide vehicular access to more than 4 dwelling units; and
are maintained by a homeowners' association.
(2)
(b)
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Homeowners' association
means a body that has the authority to enforce
a declaration under the state homeowners' association law.
(
c)
Private maintenance road
means a road that:
(1)
(2)
is owned by a homeowners' association;
has a right-of-way at least 30 feet wide (not including any portion
of the right- of-way used for parking), and 2 travel lanes; and
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16
(3)
provides a direct or indirect general vehicular traffic connection to
the County road system.]
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[24B-2. Program of support for roadway maintenance.]
[(a)
There is created a program to assist qualifying homeowners associations
to maintain association roadways that are continuously open to the public
as if they were public roadways.
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(b)
Assistance provided under this Chapter is not subject to Chapter l lB.]
[24B-3. Qualifying homeowners' associations.]
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[A homeowners' association qualifies for assistance under this Chapter if the
homeowners' association:
(a)
has at least one-quarter mile of association roadway;
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(b)
maintains its association roadways at a level of service satisfactory to the
County;
finances the maintenance ofits association roadways with funds collected
by the homeowners' association;
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(
c)
(
d)
has a financial officer that is bonded or meets the requirements of
financial responsibility that regulations under this Chapter prescribe; and
(
e)
agrees that eligible disputes to which the homeowners' association is a
party will be submitted by the homeowners' association to either:
(1)
(2)
the dispute resolution process under Article 2 of Chapter
lOB;
or
other meditation or arbitration approved by the Commission on
Common Ownership Communities.]
[24B-4. Amount of assistance.]
[(a)
The annual amount that a qualifying homeowners' association may
receive under this Chapter is the number of its association roadway miles
that qualify for assistance under this Chapter, multiplied by the average
locally funded cost to the County of providing maintenance and street
lights for a mile of County roadway during the previous year.
If
an association roadway that qualifies for assistance under this Chapter
is initially open to the public for only part of a year, the annual amount of
assistance must be prorated for that part of the year for which the
association roadway was open.]
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(b)
47
48
[24B-5. Limitation on expenditure.]
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50
51
52
[(a)
All expenditures of County funds under this Chapter are subject to the
limits of the funds appropriated by the County Council.
(b)
If
the County Council does not appropriate enough funds to cover the
number of miles of association roadways that qualify under this Chapter,
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BILL
No. 22-17
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the amount of assistance for each mile of association roadway is reduced
proportionally.]
[24B-6. Regulations.]
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56
[The County Executive must adopt regulations under method (2) to implement
this Chapter.]
[24B-7. Amendment of bylaws.]
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58
59
60
[Notwithstanding any association document to the contrary, a homeowners'
association, as defined in state law, may amend its bylaws by a vote of a majority of
the lot owners. This section applies to bylaws adopted before or after this section
became law.]
[24B-8. Private maintenance roads.]
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[(a)
Requirements for assistance.
The County may provide maintenance
funding assistance to a homeowners' association for a private
maintenance road if the homeowners' association:
( 1)
grants an easement to the County for the general free public use of
the private maintenance road, which must include a metes and
bounds description of the easement certified by a registered land
surveyor or a record plat or other legal description acceptable to
the County Attorney; and
(2)
signs an agreement with the County that the homeowners'
association must build and maintain the private maintenance road
to standards adopted by executive regulation for private
maintenance roads.
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(b)
Contents of agreement.
In each agreement signed under subsection (a)
the homeowners' association must:
( 1)
acknowledge that:
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(A)
granting the easement does not relieve the association of the
obligation to maintain the private maintenance road or to
provide any other services, such as snow removal, which the
association is required to provide by any association
document or law; and
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85
(B)
the easement automatically reverts to the grantor if the
homeowners' association does not comply with all terms of
the easement and the agreement it signs with the County;
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(2)
indemnify the County against all claims arising from the use or
condition of the private maintenance road; and
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89
(3)
certify that the homeowners' association has obtained and will
continually maintain insurance or other surety, in an amount
acceptable to the County, covering claims arising from the use or
condition of the private maintenance road, and acknowledge that
the County may withdraw funds allocated under this section if the
insurance coverage lapses.
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(
c)
Documents to be recorded.
Any easement and agreement signed under
this section must be recorded in the County land records.
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(
d)
Costs of documents.
The homeowners' association must pay all costs of
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99
preparing and recording any easement, agreement, or other document
required under this section.
(
e)
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Amount of assistance to homeowners' association.
The County may
allocate to a homeowners' association for maintenance of a private
maintenance road an amount that does not exceed the net amount, less
any inspection fee or any other County expense, of highway user
revenues received by the County as a result of the inclusion of that private
maintenance road in the State Highway Administration mileage
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No. 22-17
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inventory. The homeowners' association must use these funds to maintain
that private maintenance road or place them in a reserve fund which can
be used only to maintain that road. The County must not assist under this
section any road for which it provides assistance under Section 24B-2
through 24B-5.
(f)
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Termination of easement.
If the County finds that an easement granted
under this section is not in the public interest, or that a homeowners'
association has not complied with the terms of an easement or other
agreement under this section, the County may, in its sole discretion,
withhold or withdraw maintenance funds or reject and terminate the
easement, and record documentation of the termination in the County
land records. The abandonment procedures
in
Chapter 49 do not apply to
the termination of an easement under this section.
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(g)
No County obligation.
Granting an easement under this section does not
obligate the County to maintain or pay for the maintenance of any private
maintenance road.]
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Approved:
· 12-3
Roger Berliner, President, County Council
Date
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Approved:
125
Isiah Leggett, County Executive
Date
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This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
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Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
Date
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LEGISLATIVE REQUEST REPORT
Bill 22-17
Homeowners 'Associations
-
Roadway Maintenance
-
Repeal
DESCRIPTION:
Bill 22-17 would repeal County law that provides for assistance to
certain homeowners ' associations to maintain certain association
roadways or private maintenance roads and generally amend County
law regarding certain homeowners' association roadways and private
maintenance roads.
This program is supposed to reimburse HOAs for eligible roads at
roughly the cost that the County spends to maintain its own roads,
subject to the availability of appropriations. However, for two decades
the Council has limited the reimbursement to around $1,000 per
eligible mile, a fraction of the cost of maintaining a County road. For
the FYI0 budget, the Council reduced the appropriation to only about
$250 per eligible mile, and for FYI
I
through FYI 8 the Council
suspended funding for this program altogether.
To repeal the program.
Department of Transportation
To be requested.
To be requested.
To be requested.
To be researched.
Glenn Orlin, Deputy Council Administrator, 240-777-7936
Amanda Mihill, Legislative Attorney, 240-777-781 5
To be researched.
PROBLEM:
GOALS AND
OBJECTIVES:
COORDINATION:
FISCAL IMPACT:
ECONOMIC
IMPACT:
EVALUATION:
EXPERIENCE
ELSEWHERE:
SOURCE OF
INFORMATION:
APPLICATION
WITHIN
MUNICIPALITIES:
PENAL TIES:
NI
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ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
MEMORAN DUM
July 14, 2017
TO:
FROM:
Roger Berliner, President, County Council
Jennifer
A.
Hughes, Director, Office
of
Alexandre A. Espinosa, Director, Department
~~~~c,
\
~
Manag·Afi,L':Jedget
SUBJECT:
FEIS for Bill 22-17, Homeowners' Associations - Roadway Maintenance -
Repeal
Please find attached the fiscal and economic impact statements for the above-
referenced legislations.
JAH:fz
cc: Bonnie Kirkland, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer
Lisa Austin, Offices of the County Executive
Joy Nurmi, Special Assistant to the County Executive
Patrick Lacefield, Director, Public Information Office
David Platt, Department of Finance
Dennis Hetman, Department of Finance
· -Brady Goldsmith, 0ffice of Management and Budget
Felicia Zhang, Office of Management and Budget
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Fiscal Impact Statement
Council Bill 22-17
Homeowners' Associations
-
Roadway Maintenance- Repeal
I. Legislative Summary.
The bill would repeal the County law that provides for assistance to certain homeowners'
associations to maintain certain roadways or private maintenance roads. The County
portion of this program has been suspended since FYI 1.
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 will be no change to revenues and expenditures as this program has been
suspended since FY 11.
3. Revenue and expenditure estimates covering at least the next 6 fiscal years.
NIA
4.
An
actuarial analysis through the entire amortization period for each bill that would affect
retiree pension or group insurance costs.
NIA
5. An estimate of expenditures related to County's information technology (IT) systems,
including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.
NIA
6. Later actions that may affect future revenue and expenditures if the bill authorizes future
spending.
NIA
7. An estimate of the staff time needed to implement the bill.
NI
A
(j)
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8. An explanatio n of how the addition of new staff responsibil ities would affect other duties.
NIA
9. An estimate of costs when an additional appropriat ion is needed.
NIA
10. A description of any variable that could affect revenue and cost estimates.
NIA
11. Ranges of revenue or expenditur es that are uncertain or difficult to project.
NIA
12. If a bill is likely to have no fiscal impact, why that is the case.
The bill is repealing a program that has been suspended since FYl 1.
13. Other fiscal impacts or comments.
14. The following contributed to and concurred with this analysis: Brady Goldsmith , Office
of Manageme nt and Budget
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Economic Impact Statement
Bill 22-17 Homcov,:ners' Associations - Roadway MaintrnancC' - Repeal
Background:
Bill
22-
l 7
\\'lllild
repeal County l:m that
provides
li.,r assistarn.:c
lo
ccnain
homr:o,\
n<:r:..'
associations
to maintain
ccn~1in
aSS\)Ciation
rnadway s or
private
maimenance
road\ and
gl',·,,.·ul!:,
amend County !av; rq1..arding cenain homeo\\ners' association roathvay,
cmd
pri\ ate
mairnc'n:rnc·L·
roads. This pmgrum \\as intended lo
reimhur::i,:
! !OA!:-
fDr
digtbk
rowJ~; al ruui,!hl::, tbt: c,,,l that
the County
spends
to maintain
its nv,;n wJds.
su~iect
w
the a\ailabilit: c,i'appropri;:i,i,,ns
However. for two decades the (\)uncil has limited thi: reimhursemcnt
ill
arc<rnJ S l
J)( ::
1
r::r
eligible
mile.
a fra(.;tion
or
the
.:nst
of
maimaining
a Courny road. l·ur the 1-Y I II budget.
1h1.:
Council reduced
thl'
appropriation
10
only
aboui
S~50 per cligibk mik. and fr)r FY l l
tlmiu ,
FY
18
the
Council suspended funding for this program
altogether.
I.
The
sources
of information,
nssumplions,
and mei:hodologie:-. used.
This legislation does nm
han:
an economic impact
~is
it
codi!ies
the
:·,.']"'L''.1i:1''.-',
oi a
pn,:.:;u;n
that has been suspended since
FYJ
l.
A~ noted in the fiscal impact of rhc Bill. thl'r\.'
\•.ii!
he
no chan'.:!1.:s to County
re\enue::-.
and
e,prnditures
as the prngram ha:-,
b\.'t'n
s:1.-,pc1·,,.kJ ll
1
r
seYen consecutive
fiscal
years.
Thl:.'rt.' will
also b<:' no ta11gibk
i..'\.'()Jlllmic
impact ;,
1
.:mployment. spending. sa, ing.s.
irncslment.
incomes. and propert: \.alucs
;is
a result ,
1
flhi5
Bill.
2. A
dC'scription
of any
,·ariable that could
affect
tht'
economic
impact
est imatc:-..
This
h:gi-.iaiion
di)-cs
not
have
an es.:onomic impact.
3. The Bill's positive or
ncgati\'C
effect,
if
any on employment. s1wnding.
s~nings.
investnH'nt. incomes,
and property Yalues in tht> County.
-i.
If
a
Bil!
is
likely
to hai·c no economic impact,
wh~·
is that the case'!
Pkasc see the :.irns\vt:r
l()
questi~m I.
5.
Tht
following contrilmtrd to or concurred with this analysis:
DaYid Plan. Dennis Helman. and Rohen Hagedoom. Finance.
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MONTGOMERY VILLAGE FOUNDATION, INC.
10120 APPLE RIDGE ROAD
MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, MARYLAND 20886-1000
(301) 948-0110
FAX (301) 990-7071
www.montgomeryvillage.com
July 17, 2017
The Hon. Roger Berliner, President
Montgomery County Council
100 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
Via Email:
Re: Repeal of Private Roadway Maintenance Programs (Bill 22-17)
Dear President Berliner:
I am the President of the Board of Directors of the Montgomery Village Foundation
(MVF). I am writing to strongly oppose Bill 22-17 on behalf of MVF and the eleven
homeowner associations in Montgomery Village that have participated in the County's
Private Roadway Maintenance Program since it began.
MVF worked closely with the County to draft the legislation creating the program more
than 20 years ago. It was established to recognize the vital contribution of HOA roads to
the County road network and service to County travelers. The reimbursement program
recognized that this service is not without substantial cost. The need for assistance to
HOAs to maintain private roads was crucial then, and it remains crucial now, despite the
progressive reduction of reimbursement funds from the County over the years.
We are dismayed at the proposal before the Council to repeal the program. The
worthiness of the program has never been at issue. We accept that availability of funding
is a discretionary budget choice the Council must weigh each year, but we do not want to
see-the
possioility
of resumedfandlng extinguished by eliminatin-g the program_-~
We would be happy to answer any questions you have or provide additional information.
Thank you for your continued attention to issues that affect Montgomery Village.
Sincerely,
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cc:
Council Members
Senator Nancy King
MVF Board of Directors
Glenn Orlin
President
MVF Board of Directors
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Montgomery County Commission on
Common Ownership Communities
1401 Rockville Pike, 4
th
floor, Rockville, Maryland 20852
Montgomery County Council Bill 22-17
Position: Oppose
On behalf of Montgomery County's Commission on Common Ownership Communities (CCOC), we
request the Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy, and Environment Committee to strongly reconsider
the repeal of the Homeowner's Association - Roadway Maintenance Program.
As background, the Commission was established in 1991 to advise the Montgomery County Executive
and Council on ways to support common ownership communities (CoC); promote public awareness of
the rights and obligations of living in common ownership communities; adjudicate disputes; and advise
on appropriate legislative initiatives.
The CCOC believes that moving forward with Bill 22-17 will deeply damage the relationship between
the County and CoCs. More than 136,000 homes fall under the jurisdiction of a common ownership
community. This represents more than one-third of the County's total housing stock (including rental
units). Outside of Chapter 1
OB
(establishment of the CCOC and grievance procedures), this is the only
County program designed to support these communities.
These homeowners are charged annual assessments by their association, in addition to paying
property taxes at the same rate as their neighbors, not under Coe authority. Non-Coe residents can
rely on the County to maintain and repair streets, provide adequate street lighting, remove snow, storm
drain maintenance, and more. Many CoCs are responsible for these services through the an-nuaf
assessments, without any property tax break. Roads, we should note, which are open to the public, and
used by all. The Roadway Maintenance Program acknowledges this "double tax'', and provides some
financial relief to these communities.
Lack of currently available funding for this program is no
excuse to eliminate the program.
We should be working to restore funding, and finding additional
ways to support our communities.
The Montgomery County Commission on Common Ownership Communities (CCOC) thanks you for your
reconsideration of this bill. Myself, our chair and vice-chair, or any of the commissioners would be happy
to talk through this more.
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Submitted by Ilana Branda, Chair of the Legislative Committee, CCOC Commissioner. Available at
ibranda@mhpartners.org or 301-812-4139.
Cc: Clarence Snuggs, Director DHCA; Jay Greene, Division of Housing Chief, DHCA
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HOA Reimbursement -- County
Checks to be Cut for
FYlO.
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Association
Name
Chadswood Homeowners Association
Churchill Village South Homeowners Association
Clapper's Mill Community Association
Crestberry Homeowners Association
Damascus Manor Townhouse Association, Inc.
Damascus Valley Park Townhouse Association
Decoverly I Homeowners Association
Devonshire East Homeowners Association
Devonshire Homeowners Association
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Payment
$113.73
$344.47
$177.87
. $55.86
$63.09
$224.55
$218.71
$194.04
$119.12
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Esprit, A Condominium, Inc.
Farmingdale Condominium Inc.
Greencastle Lakes Community Association
Hamlet North Towne Association
Homeland Village Community Association
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Lake Hallowell Homeowners Association
Lakeview Condominium Association
Landing Glen Condominium Inc.
Longmead Crossing Community Services Assoc.
Manchester Farm Community. Association
Marion Woods Homeowners Association
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$109.35
$254.07
$540.28
$69.42
$237.17
$28_9.92 __
$208.90
$69.40
$60.71
$1,150.88
$641.42
$179.66
$243.29
$99.18
Meadows at North Lake Homeowners Association, Inc.
Meadowvale Homeowners Association, Inc.
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Checks to be Cut for FYl0
Association Name
Middlebridge Village Homeowners Association
Middlebrook Commons Townhouse Association
Mill Creek Townhouse Condominium Association
Norbeck Grove Community Association
Norbeck Hills Homeowners Association
North Lake Woods Homeowners Association ·
Oak Spring Townhome Owners Association
Overlook at North Lake Homeowners Association, Inc.
Potomac Crossing Homeowners Association
Rolling Acres Homeowners Association, Inc.
Seneca Park Homeowners Association, Inc.
Shores at North Lake Homeowners Association
Stonebridge Homeowners Association, Inc.
The Villages of James Creek Homeowners Association
Tivoli Community Association, Inc.
Walnut Creek Townhouse Association
__Waterford etace Homeowners-Association,
Waters House Condominium
Watkins Mill Homeowners Association
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Wickford Community Association
Williamsburg Square Community Council
Woodside Homeowners Association
Payment
$87.79
$227.25
$103.92
$204.46
$236.63
$275.03
$194.95
$167.87
$54.81
$51.44
$171.90
$214.38
$232.36
$254.20
$279.47
$225.85
Jnc.
$129-.3-6
$323.41
$289.92
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$138.03
$191.84
$112.70
Total Payments
$10,320.00
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