AGENDA ITEM 4C
February 6, 2018
Introduction
MEMOR ANDUM
February 2, 2018
TO:
FROM:
SUBJECT:
County Council
Amanda Mihill, Legislative Attorne y~
Introduction:
Bill 3-18, Technical Corrections
Bill 3-18, Technical Corrections, sponsored by Lead Sponsor County Council, is scheduled to be
introduced on February 6, 2018. A public hearing is tentatively scheduled for February 27, at 1:30
p.m.
Bill 3-18 would correct technical, typographical, grammatical, reference and codification errors
in, and make stylistic, clarifying and conforming amendments to, various provisions of County
law.
This packet contains:
Bill 3-18
Legislative Request Report
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Bill No. _ _ ___;::3'--1'"" 8'------
Concerning: Technical Corrections
Draft No. _1_
Revised: 1/31/2018
February 6, 2018
Introduced:
August 6, 2019
Expires:
Executive: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Effective: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Sunset Date: _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Ch. _ _, Laws of Mont. Co. _ __
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY , MARYLAND
Lead Sponsor: County Council
AN ACT
to correct technical, typographical, grammatical, reference, and codification errors in, and
make stylistic, clarifying, and conforming amendments to, various provisions of County law.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter lA, Structure of County Government
Sections lA-101, lA-102, lA-105, lA-106, lA-109, and lA-204
Chapter 2, Administration
Sections 2-7 and 2-123A
Chapter 1 lB, Contracts and Procurement
Sections 11B-33A and 1 lB-72
Chapter 16, Elections
Sections 16-18, 16-20, and 16-26
Chapter 19A, Ethics
Sections 19A-17 and 19A-32
Chapter 25A, Housing, Moderately Priced
Section 25A-3
Chapter 29, Landlord-Tenant Relations
Sections 29-19, 29-20, and 29-53
Chapter 30B, Economic Development
Section 30B-7
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Chapter 33, Personnel and Human Resources
Sections 33-4, 33-37, 33-42, 33-42A, 33-44, 33-59, and 33-74
Chapter 44, Schools and Camps
Section 44-3
Chapter 52, Taxation
Section 52-55
Chapter 60, Silver Spring, Bethes~ Wheaton and Montgomery Hills Parking Lot Districts
Sections 60-1 and 60-16
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Added to existing law by original bill.
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Added by amendment.
Deleted.from existing law or the bill by amendment.
Existing law unaffected by bill.
The County Council for Montgomery County, Marylan d approves the following Act:
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Sec. 1. Sections lA-101, lA-102, lA-105, lA-106, lA-109, lA-204,
2-7, 2-
123A, 11B-33A, llB-72, 16-18, 16-20, 16-26, 19A-17, 19A-32, 25A-3, 29-19, 29-
20, 29-53, 30B-7, 33-4, 33-37, 33-42, 33-42A, 33-44, 33-59, 33-74, 44-3, 52-55,
60-1, and 60-16 are amended as follows:
lA-101. Scope of article.
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List of appointed officials.
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Executive Director of the Office of the County Council
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[Administrator] (optional).
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lA-102. Process for appointing and confirming officials.
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(d)
Executive
Director
of the
Office
of the
County
Council
[Administrator].
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1)
There is a position of Executive Director of the Office of the
County Council [Administrator]. The Council may appoint
someone to fill this position.
(2)
The Executive Director of the Office of the County Council
[Administrator]
administrator.
must
be
a
professionally
qualified
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(3)
The Executive Director of the Office of the County Council
[Administrator] is not a merit system employee.
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An
appointment must be by a majority vote of councilmembers
in office.
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lA-105. Acting officials.
(a)
Scope.
This Section applies to acting:
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[Administrators].
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Executive Directors of the Office of the County Council
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Executive
Director
of the
Office
of the
County
Council
[Administrator].
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If
the position ofEx ecut ive Director of the Office of the County
Council [Administrator] is vacant, the Council may appoint an
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acting Executive Director [Council Administrator].
(A)
If
the Executive Director of the Office of the County
Council [Administrator] becomes temporarily absent or
disabled, the Council may appoint an acting Executive
Director [Council Administrator].
(B)
If
the Council does not appoint an acting Executive
Director of the Office of the County Council
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[Administrator] under this paragraph, the Executive
Director [Council Administrator] may appoint an acting
Executive Director [Council Administrator].
An
acting Executive Director of the Office of the County
Council [Administrator], who is not a merit system employee,
must be a professionally qualified administrator.
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Removal.
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The Council may remove an acting Executive Director of the
Office of the County Council [Administrator] at any time.
lA-106.
Salaries of the County Executive and Councilmembers.
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Annu al adjustments.
(1)
Beginning on December 3, 2018, the salaries of the
Councilmembers must be adjusted annually on the first Monday
in December by the annual average percentage increase, if any,
in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U)
for
the
[Washington-Baltimore
Metropolitan
Area]
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area
(CBSA), as published
by
the United States Department of
Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, or any successor index, for
the 12 months preceding September 1 of that year.
(2)
Beginning on December 7, 2015, the salary of the County
Executive must be adjusted annually on the first Monday in
December by the annual average percentage increase, if any, in
the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U)
for
the
[Washington-Baltimore
Metropolitan
Area]
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area
(CBSA), as published
by
the United States Department of
Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, or any successor index, for
the 12 months preceding September 1 of that year.
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Section lA-105 exclusively governs the appointment of an acting:
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Executive Director of the Office of the County Council
[Administrator].
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lA-2 04. Supervision of offices and appointment of heads.
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Legislative Branch.
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Office of the County Council.
(A)
The Council appoints the Executive Director of the
Office of the County Council [Administrator] as provided
for in Section 1A-102(d), and may give direction to
members of the Council's staff. In the absence of
direction from the Council, officers of the Council may
give directions to the Council's staff
(B)
Except for the Clerk of the Council, the Executive
Director of the Office of the County Council
[Administrator] or another person designated by the
Council appoints and supervises all merit system
employees of the Office.
(C)
Under the merit system laws, the County Council
appoints and removes the Clerk of the Council by a
resolution approved by a majority of all councilmembers
in office. The Executive Director of the Office of the
County Council [Administrator] supervises the Clerk on
all matters.
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Office of Zoning and Administrative Hearings.
(A)
The County Council, by a majority vote of Councilmembers in
office, may appoint one or more hearing examiners of the
Office of Zoning and Administrative Hearings, and designate a
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hearing examiner or the Executive Director of the Office of the
County Council [Administrator] as Director of the Office.
2-7. Location of Sherif fs office; compensation of Sheriff; required use of
vehicle.
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Salary.
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(2)
Beginning on December 2, 2013, the Sherif fs salary must be
adjusted annually on the first Monday in December by the
annual average percentage increase, if any, in the Consumer
Price Index for All Urban Consumers for the [Washington-
Baltimore
Metropolitan
Area]
Washington-Arlington-
Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) as published
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the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor
Statistics, or any successor index, for the 12 months preceding
September 1 of that year.
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Beginning on January 6, 2014, the salary of the State's Attorney must
be adjusted annually on the first Monday in January by the annual
average percentage increase, if any, in the Consumer Price Index for
All Urban Consumers for the [Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan
Area] Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area
(CBSA) as published
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the United States Department of Labor,
Bureau of Labor Statistics, or any successor index, for the 12 months
preceding September 1 of that year.
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11B-33A. Wage requirements.
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Wage requirement.
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The Chief Administrative Officer must adjust the wage rate
required under this subsection, effective July 1 of each year, by
the annual average increase, if any, in the Consumer Price
Index for [all urban consumers for the Washington- Baltimore
metropolitan area] All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area
(CBSA),
as published by the United States Department of
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Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, or any successor index, for
the previous calendar year. The Chief Administrative Office r
must calculate the adjustment to the nearest multiple of 5 cents,
and must publish the amount of this adjustment not later than
March 1 of each year. Each adjustment under this paragraph
applies to any contract covered by this Section which:
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The Directo r must adjust the amoun t in paragraph ( 1) every 2 years to reflect
the aggregate increase, if any, in the Consumer Price Index for [all urban
consumers for the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan area] All Urban
Consumers (CPI-U) for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Core Based
Statistical Area (CBSA) as published
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the United States Department of
Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, or any successor index, for the previous 2
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years. The Director must calculate the adjustment to the nearest multiple of
$100.
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In this Article, the following terms have the meanings indicated:
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Consumer Price Index
means the Consumer Price Index for All Urban
Consumers[: All items in Washington-Baltimore, DC-Iv1D-VA-WV
(CMSA)] (CPI-U) for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Core Based
Statistical Area (CBSA). as published by the United States Department of
Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, or a successor index.
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Other than a contribution from an applicant candidate or the
candidate's spouse, an applicant candidate must not accept an eligible
contribution from an individual greater than $150.
An applicant candidate must not accept a loan from anyone other than
the candidate or the candidate's spouse. An applicant candidate or the
candidate's spouse must not contribute or lend a combined total of
more than $6000 each to the candid ate's publicly funded campaign
account.
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Consumer Price Index adjustment.
The Chief Administrative
Officer must adjust the contribution limit established in Subsection
(b), effective July 1, 2018, and July 1 of each subsequent fourth year,
by the annual average increase, if any, in the Consumer Price Index
for the previous 4 calendar years. The Chief Administrative Officer
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must calculate the adjustment to the nearest multiple of 10 dollars, and
must publish the amount of this adjustment not later than March 1 of
each fourth year.
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applicant candidate or a participating candidate must not:
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[must not] pay for any campaign expense after filing a notice of intent
with the Board to seek public funding with any campaign finance
account other than the candidate's publicly funded campaign account;
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The following persons must file a public financial disclosure statement
under oath:
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the following public employees:
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( 10) the Executive Director of the Office of the County Council
[Administrator] and the Deputy Director of the Office of the
County Council [Administrator], if any;
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19A-32. Removal for failure to file financial disclosure statement.
If a public employee does not file a complete financial disclosure
(a)
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statement when required to under Section 19A-18, the Chief
Administrative Officer (for employees in the Executive Branch) or the
Executive Director
of the
Office
of the
County
Council
[Administrator] · (for employees in the Legislative Branch) may
remove the employee from employment with a County agency or
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from membership on a board, commission or similar body, paid or
unpaid. Before an employee is removed for failing to file a financial
disclosure statement, the County Attorney mus t give the employee 30
days notice of the proposed removal. The Chie f Administrative
Officer and the Executive Director of the Office of the County
Council [Administrator] must not remove an employee if the
employee files the required financial disclosure statement within the
time specified in the notice. This section does not apply to an elected
public employee.
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The following words and phrases, as used m this Chapter, have the
following meanings:
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Consumer Price Index
means the latest published version of the
Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI -U) [of the U.S.
Department of Labor] for the [Washington metropolitan area]
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Core Base d Statistical Area
(CBSA),
as published
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the United States Department of Labor,
Bureau of Labor Statistics, or any similar index selected by the
County Executive.
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29-19. Lice nsin g procedures.
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Accessory apartment rental license.
( 1)
An
owner of a lot or parcel in a zone that permits accessory
apartments may obtain a license to operate an accessory
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apartment if:
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the Director finds that:
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the accessory apartment satisfies the standards for
an accessory apartment in Section (59-A-6.20]
59.3.3.3; or
(ii)
the accessory apartment was approved under
Article 59-G as a special exception or under 2014
Zoning Ordinance §59.3.3.3 as~ conditional use.
29-20. Fees.
The annual license fee per dwelling unit is:
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for a Class 1 multi-family rental facility license: ·
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$44.00 per dwelling unit in an apartment complex or an
accessory apartment approved by special exception; and
$59.00 per dwelling unit for all others;
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The guideli nes must be based on the increas e or decreas e in the
residential rent component of the Consumer Price Index for [all urban
consumers for the Washington- Baltimore metropolitan area] All
Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSA) as published
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the United
States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, or any
successor index, for the preceding calendar year, unless an alternative
standard better reflecting the costs of rental housing in the County is
established by regulation.
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30B-7. Report
The Board of Directors must report annually on the activities and finances of
the Corporation and provide an audited financial statement of the Corporation to
the Executive and Council by November 1 of each year. The report must also
include:
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information on the microlending program including:
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33-4. Salaries of chairman and members of merit system protection board.
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In this Section,
Consumer Price Index
means the Consumer Price
Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the Washington-
Arlington-Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA), as
published
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the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor
Statistics, or
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successor index.
For members of the Merit System Protection Board appointed after
December 31, 2000, the annual salary of the chair is $8,000, adjusted
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as provided for other members under this [section] Section. The
annual salary of the other 2 members is $6,500 adjusted each year on
the first Monday in December by a percentage which is 50% of the
percentage that the [consumer price index for all urban consumers for
the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan area, or a successor index,]
Consumer Price Index for the previous September has changed from
September of the previous year.
33-37. Membership requirements and membership groups.
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Membership groups and eligibility.
Any full-time or part-time
employee is eligible for membership in the appropriate membership
group if the employee meets all of the requirements for the group:
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Group E: The Chief Administrative Officer, the Executive
Director of the Office of the County Council [Administrator],
the hearing examiners, the County Attorney and each head of a
principal department or office of the County government, if
appointed to that position before July 30, 1978, or a member
having held that position on or before October 1, 1972. Any
sworn deputy sheriff or uniformed County correctional officer
in the position of Correctional Officer I, Correctional Officer II,
Correctional Officer III, Correctional Dietary Officer I,
Correctional Dietary Officer II, Correctional Supervisor-
Sergeant, Correctional Dietary Supervisor, Correctional Shift
Commander-Lieutenant,
Correctional
Unit
Commander-
Captain, Deputy Warden, or Warden. Any group E member
who has reached elective early retirement date _may retain
membership in group E if the member transfers from the
position which qualified the member for group
E.
Any group E
member who is temporarily transferred from the position which
qualified the member for group E may retain membership in
group E as long as the temporary transfer from the group E
position does not exceed 3 years. Notwithstanding the
foregoing provisions in group E, any employee who is eligible
for membership in group E must participate in the guaranteed
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retirement income plan or the retirement savings plan under
Article VIII if the employee:
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Retirement incentive Program:.
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Approval.
The Chief Administrative Officer must approve a
request to participate in the program from a member employed
in the Executive Branch. The Executive Director of the Office
of the County Council [Administrator] must approve a request
to participate in the program from a member employed in the
Legislative Branch.
If
more than 20% of members eligible to
participate in the Executive Branch, either Countywide or by
department, apply to participate in the program, the Chief
Administrative Officer may limit the number of participants,
either on a Countywide or department basis.
If
more than 20%
of members eligible to participate in the Legislative Branch
apply to participate in the program, the Executive Director of
the Office of the County Council [Administrator] may limit the
number of participants. The Chief Administrative Officer and
the Executive Director of the Office of the County Council
[Administrator] must base any limits on the number of
participants on years of service with the County.
Years of
service with the County must not include service with a
participating agency, purchased service, or sick leave.
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Approval.
The Chief Administrative Officer must approve a request
to participate in the program from a member employed in the
Executive Branch.
The Executive Director of the Office of the
County Council [Administrator] must approve a request to participate
from a member employed
in
the Legislative Branch.
The Chief
Administrative Officer and the Executive Director of the Office of the
County Council [Administrator] must not approve more applications
from an affected class than the number of positions that are abolished
in the affected class.
Executive
Director
The Chief Administrative Officer and the
of the
Office
of the
County
Council
[Administrator] may disapprove an application if a vacancy created by
a member participating in the program cannot be filled by a member
of an affected class. If more members apply to participate in the
program than the number of positions abolished, the participants must
be approved in order of County seniority calculated under the RIF
personnel regulation
in
the following order:
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Cost-of-living adjustment.
A retired membe r or beneficiary, including
the surviving spouse or domestic partner of a group D member or
other beneficiary who survives the member under a pension option or
who is otherwise eligible to receive benefits, must receive an annual
cost-of-living adjustment
in
pension benefits.
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(4)
For the purpose of this section, "Consumer Price Index" means,
beginning January 1, 1978, the Consumer Price Index for All
Urban Consumers (CPI-U) [issued] for the [Washington, D.C.
Metropolitan
Area
(all
items)]
Washington-Arlington-
Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA), as published
by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor
Statistics (for months before 1978, the Consumer Price Index
published previously for urban wage earners and clerical
workers for such months must be applicable.)
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(b)
Membership.
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The County Executive must appoint 4 voting, ex officio
members of the Board, subject to County Council confirmation
as members, who serve indefinitely while each holds the
respective office. These ex officio trustees should be:
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the Executive Director of the Office of the County
Council [Administrator].
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(a)
The county executive shall provide as a part of the annual
recommended operating budget for the county government sufficient
funds to implement the cost-of-living adjustment required by this
section. The council shall accord one of the highest priorities to the
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full funding of the cost-of-living adjustment, shall fund fully the
seventy-five (75) percent of Consumer Price Index cost-of-living
adjustment unless reasons are given for not doing so, and shall make a
finding in the budget resolution as to the extent to which full funding
is achieved. Unless otherwise provided in the approved budget
resolution which includes a finding that implementation of the full
amount of the adjustment would necessitate substantial layoffs of
personnel or result in other widespread hardship to county
government employees, the chief administrative officer shall adjust
the uniform salary plan for all classified employees of the county
government beginning the first pay period on or after July 1 of each
year by an amount not less than seventy-five (75) percent of the
change in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers
(CPI-U) [in the Washington, D.C. Area] for the Washington-
Arlington-Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA), as
published
QY
the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor
Statistics, although pay grades 1 through 4 of the uniform salary plan
to which minimum wage and certain seasonal employees are assigned
will be adjusted by changes in the minimum wage rates and salary
surveys to determine the competitiveness of such salaries. The
percentage change shall be based on the latest published index for the
calendar year preceding the fiscal year in which the adjustment is to
be paid.
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The Board consists of voting members and nonvoting,
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ex officio members.
(1)
The voting members are:
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a Councilmember.,_ [or] the Executive Director of the
Office of the County Council [Administrator].,_ or a senior
staff member of the County Council, who represents the
Council;
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52-55. Tax Rates.
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(
d)
·The County Council by resolution, after a public hearing advertised at
least 15 days in advance, may increase or decrease the rates
established under this Section.
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Bethesda Parking Lot District.
The Bethesda Parking Lot District
consists of all land within the area described as follows:
Commencing at a point on the east right-of-way line of Wisconsin
Avenue at the northwest comer of Lot 47, Block ['] 1, in the
resubdivision of Lots 1, 2, 3 of Rosedale Park, as recorded January 9,
1939, in Plat Book 16, Plat 1038, among the land records of
Montgomery County, Maryland;
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partially within and partially without the described area.
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Notwithstanding the limits in subsection (a) or (b) or any other
provision of this Chapter, the County Council rnay transfer revenue
frorn the Silver Spring Parking Lot District parking tax:
( 1)
to fund activities of the Silver Spring Regional Services Center
in the Montgomery Hills commercial area described in Section
60-l(a)(2), an amount in Fiscal Year 2005 that does not exceed
$15,000, and in each succeeding fiscal year does not exceed the
maximum amount for the previous fiscal year increased by the
annual average increase, if any, in the Consumer Price Index for
[all urban consumers in the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan
area] All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Washington-
Arlington-Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) as
published
12.y
the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of
Labor Statistics, or any successor index, for the previous
calendar year, to:
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LEGISLATIVE REQUEST REPOR T
Bill 3-18,
Technical Corrections
DESCRIPTION:
PROBLEM:
Makes technical, typographical, grammatical, and other non-
substantive corrections to County law.
Codifying several new laws revealed several technical and other non-
substantive errors that could confuse a person trying to follow or
enforce County law.
To correct technical and other non-substantive errors in the County
Code.
Council legal staff and County Attorney' s Office.
To be requested.
To be requested.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Amanda Mihill, Council Staff (240) 777-7815
Tammy Seymour, Office of the County Attorney (240) 777-6789
The applicability of other provisions in municipalities follows the
applicability of the underlying provision of the County Code.
Not applicable.
GOALSA ND
OBJECTIVES:
COORDINATION:
FISCAL IMPACT:
ECONOMIC
IMPACT:
EVALUATION:
EXPERIENCE
ELSEWHERE:
SOURCE OF
INFORMATION:
APPLICATION
WITHIN
MUNICIPALITIES:
PENALTIES:
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AGENDA ITEM 4C
February 6, 2018
Introduction
MEMOR ANDUM
February 2, 2018
TO:
FROM:
SUBJECT:
County Council
Amanda Mihill, Legislative Attorne y~
Introduction:
Bill 3-18, Technical Corrections
Bill 3-18, Technical Corrections, sponsored by Lead Sponsor County Council, is scheduled to be
introduced on February 6, 2018. A public hearing is tentatively scheduled for February 27, at 1:30
p.m.
Bill 3-18 would correct technical, typographical, grammatical, reference and codification errors
in, and make stylistic, clarifying and conforming amendments to, various provisions of County
law.
This packet contains:
Bill 3-18
Legislative Request Report
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Bill No. _ _ ___;::3'--1'"" 8'------
Concerning: Technical Corrections
Draft No. _1_
Revised: 1/31/2018
February 6, 2018
Introduced:
August 6, 2019
Expires:
Executive: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Effective: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Sunset Date: _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Ch. _ _, Laws of Mont. Co. _ __
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY , MARYLAND
Lead Sponsor: County Council
AN ACT
to correct technical, typographical, grammatical, reference, and codification errors in, and
make stylistic, clarifying, and conforming amendments to, various provisions of County law.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter lA, Structure of County Government
Sections lA-101, lA-102, lA-105, lA-106, lA-109, and lA-204
Chapter 2, Administration
Sections 2-7 and 2-123A
Chapter 1 lB, Contracts and Procurement
Sections 11B-33A and 1 lB-72
Chapter 16, Elections
Sections 16-18, 16-20, and 16-26
Chapter 19A, Ethics
Sections 19A-17 and 19A-32
Chapter 25A, Housing, Moderately Priced
Section 25A-3
Chapter 29, Landlord-Tenant Relations
Sections 29-19, 29-20, and 29-53
Chapter 30B, Economic Development
Section 30B-7
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Chapter 33, Personnel and Human Resources
Sections 33-4, 33-37, 33-42, 33-42A, 33-44, 33-59, and 33-74
Chapter 44, Schools and Camps
Section 44-3
Chapter 52, Taxation
Section 52-55
Chapter 60, Silver Spring, Bethes~ Wheaton and Montgomery Hills Parking Lot Districts
Sections 60-1 and 60-16
Boldface
Underlining
[Single boldface brackets)
Double underlining
[[Double boldface brackets]]
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Heading or defined term.
Added to existing law by original bill.
Deleted.from existing 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, Marylan d approves the following Act:
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Sec. 1. Sections lA-101, lA-102, lA-105, lA-106, lA-109, lA-204,
2-7, 2-
123A, 11B-33A, llB-72, 16-18, 16-20, 16-26, 19A-17, 19A-32, 25A-3, 29-19, 29-
20, 29-53, 30B-7, 33-4, 33-37, 33-42, 33-42A, 33-44, 33-59, 33-74, 44-3, 52-55,
60-1, and 60-16 are amended as follows:
lA-101. Scope of article.
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List of appointed officials.
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Executive Director of the Office of the County Council
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[Administrator] (optional).
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lA-102. Process for appointing and confirming officials.
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(d)
Executive
Director
of the
Office
of the
County
Council
[Administrator].
(
1)
There is a position of Executive Director of the Office of the
County Council [Administrator]. The Council may appoint
someone to fill this position.
(2)
The Executive Director of the Office of the County Council
[Administrator]
administrator.
must
be
a
professionally
qualified
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(3)
The Executive Director of the Office of the County Council
[Administrator] is not a merit system employee.
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(4)
An
appointment must be by a majority vote of councilmembers
in office.
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lA-105. Acting officials.
(a)
Scope.
This Section applies to acting:
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[Administrators].
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Executive Directors of the Office of the County Council
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Executive
Director
of the
Office
of the
County
Council
[Administrator].
(1)
If
the position ofEx ecut ive Director of the Office of the County
Council [Administrator] is vacant, the Council may appoint an
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(2)
acting Executive Director [Council Administrator].
(A)
If
the Executive Director of the Office of the County
Council [Administrator] becomes temporarily absent or
disabled, the Council may appoint an acting Executive
Director [Council Administrator].
(B)
If
the Council does not appoint an acting Executive
Director of the Office of the County Council
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[Administrator] under this paragraph, the Executive
Director [Council Administrator] may appoint an acting
Executive Director [Council Administrator].
An
acting Executive Director of the Office of the County
Council [Administrator], who is not a merit system employee,
must be a professionally qualified administrator.
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Removal.
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The Council may remove an acting Executive Director of the
Office of the County Council [Administrator] at any time.
lA-106.
Salaries of the County Executive and Councilmembers.
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Annu al adjustments.
(1)
Beginning on December 3, 2018, the salaries of the
Councilmembers must be adjusted annually on the first Monday
in December by the annual average percentage increase, if any,
in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U)
for
the
[Washington-Baltimore
Metropolitan
Area]
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area
(CBSA), as published
by
the United States Department of
Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, or any successor index, for
the 12 months preceding September 1 of that year.
(2)
Beginning on December 7, 2015, the salary of the County
Executive must be adjusted annually on the first Monday in
December by the annual average percentage increase, if any, in
the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U)
for
the
[Washington-Baltimore
Metropolitan
Area]
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area
(CBSA), as published
by
the United States Department of
Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, or any successor index, for
the 12 months preceding September 1 of that year.
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Section lA-105 exclusively governs the appointment of an acting:
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Executive Director of the Office of the County Council
[Administrator].
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Legislative Branch.
( 1)
Office of the County Council.
(A)
The Council appoints the Executive Director of the
Office of the County Council [Administrator] as provided
for in Section 1A-102(d), and may give direction to
members of the Council's staff. In the absence of
direction from the Council, officers of the Council may
give directions to the Council's staff
(B)
Except for the Clerk of the Council, the Executive
Director of the Office of the County Council
[Administrator] or another person designated by the
Council appoints and supervises all merit system
employees of the Office.
(C)
Under the merit system laws, the County Council
appoints and removes the Clerk of the Council by a
resolution approved by a majority of all councilmembers
in office. The Executive Director of the Office of the
County Council [Administrator] supervises the Clerk on
all matters.
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Office of Zoning and Administrative Hearings.
(A)
The County Council, by a majority vote of Councilmembers in
office, may appoint one or more hearing examiners of the
Office of Zoning and Administrative Hearings, and designate a
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hearing examiner or the Executive Director of the Office of the
County Council [Administrator] as Director of the Office.
2-7. Location of Sherif fs office; compensation of Sheriff; required use of
vehicle.
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Salary.
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(2)
Beginning on December 2, 2013, the Sherif fs salary must be
adjusted annually on the first Monday in December by the
annual average percentage increase, if any, in the Consumer
Price Index for All Urban Consumers for the [Washington-
Baltimore
Metropolitan
Area]
Washington-Arlington-
Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) as published
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the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor
Statistics, or any successor index, for the 12 months preceding
September 1 of that year.
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Beginning on January 6, 2014, the salary of the State's Attorney must
be adjusted annually on the first Monday in January by the annual
average percentage increase, if any, in the Consumer Price Index for
All Urban Consumers for the [Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan
Area] Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area
(CBSA) as published
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the United States Department of Labor,
Bureau of Labor Statistics, or any successor index, for the 12 months
preceding September 1 of that year.
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11B-33A. Wage requirements.
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Wage requirement.
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The Chief Administrative Officer must adjust the wage rate
required under this subsection, effective July 1 of each year, by
the annual average increase, if any, in the Consumer Price
Index for [all urban consumers for the Washington- Baltimore
metropolitan area] All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area
(CBSA),
as published by the United States Department of
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Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, or any successor index, for
the previous calendar year. The Chief Administrative Office r
must calculate the adjustment to the nearest multiple of 5 cents,
and must publish the amount of this adjustment not later than
March 1 of each year. Each adjustment under this paragraph
applies to any contract covered by this Section which:
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The Directo r must adjust the amoun t in paragraph ( 1) every 2 years to reflect
the aggregate increase, if any, in the Consumer Price Index for [all urban
consumers for the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan area] All Urban
Consumers (CPI-U) for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Core Based
Statistical Area (CBSA) as published
QY
the United States Department of
Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, or any successor index, for the previous 2
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years. The Director must calculate the adjustment to the nearest multiple of
$100.
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In this Article, the following terms have the meanings indicated:
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Consumer Price Index
means the Consumer Price Index for All Urban
Consumers[: All items in Washington-Baltimore, DC-Iv1D-VA-WV
(CMSA)] (CPI-U) for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Core Based
Statistical Area (CBSA). as published by the United States Department of
Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, or a successor index.
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(b)
Other than a contribution from an applicant candidate or the
candidate's spouse, an applicant candidate must not accept an eligible
contribution from an individual greater than $150.
An applicant candidate must not accept a loan from anyone other than
the candidate or the candidate's spouse. An applicant candidate or the
candidate's spouse must not contribute or lend a combined total of
more than $6000 each to the candid ate's publicly funded campaign
account.
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The Chief Administrative
Officer must adjust the contribution limit established in Subsection
(b), effective July 1, 2018, and July 1 of each subsequent fourth year,
by the annual average increase, if any, in the Consumer Price Index
for the previous 4 calendar years. The Chief Administrative Officer
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must calculate the adjustment to the nearest multiple of 10 dollars, and
must publish the amount of this adjustment not later than March 1 of
each fourth year.
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applicant candidate or a participating candidate must not:
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[must not] pay for any campaign expense after filing a notice of intent
with the Board to seek public funding with any campaign finance
account other than the candidate's publicly funded campaign account;
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under oath:
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the following public employees:
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[Administrator] and the Deputy Director of the Office of the
County Council [Administrator], if any;
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19A-32. Removal for failure to file financial disclosure statement.
If a public employee does not file a complete financial disclosure
(a)
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statement when required to under Section 19A-18, the Chief
Administrative Officer (for employees in the Executive Branch) or the
Executive Director
of the
Office
of the
County
Council
[Administrator] · (for employees in the Legislative Branch) may
remove the employee from employment with a County agency or
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from membership on a board, commission or similar body, paid or
unpaid. Before an employee is removed for failing to file a financial
disclosure statement, the County Attorney mus t give the employee 30
days notice of the proposed removal. The Chie f Administrative
Officer and the Executive Director of the Office of the County
Council [Administrator] must not remove an employee if the
employee files the required financial disclosure statement within the
time specified in the notice. This section does not apply to an elected
public employee.
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The following words and phrases, as used m this Chapter, have the
following meanings:
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Consumer Price Index
means the latest published version of the
Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI -U) [of the U.S.
Department of Labor] for the [Washington metropolitan area]
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Core Base d Statistical Area
(CBSA),
as published
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the United States Department of Labor,
Bureau of Labor Statistics, or any similar index selected by the
County Executive.
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Accessory apartment rental license.
( 1)
An
owner of a lot or parcel in a zone that permits accessory
apartments may obtain a license to operate an accessory
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the Director finds that:
(i)
the accessory apartment satisfies the standards for
an accessory apartment in Section (59-A-6.20]
59.3.3.3; or
(ii)
the accessory apartment was approved under
Article 59-G as a special exception or under 2014
Zoning Ordinance §59.3.3.3 as~ conditional use.
29-20. Fees.
The annual license fee per dwelling unit is:
{fil
for a Class 1 multi-family rental facility license: ·
ill
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$44.00 per dwelling unit in an apartment complex or an
accessory apartment approved by special exception; and
$59.00 per dwelling unit for all others;
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The guideli nes must be based on the increas e or decreas e in the
residential rent component of the Consumer Price Index for [all urban
consumers for the Washington- Baltimore metropolitan area] All
Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSA) as published
QY
the United
States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, or any
successor index, for the preceding calendar year, unless an alternative
standard better reflecting the costs of rental housing in the County is
established by regulation.
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30B-7. Report
The Board of Directors must report annually on the activities and finances of
the Corporation and provide an audited financial statement of the Corporation to
the Executive and Council by November 1 of each year. The report must also
include:
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information on the microlending program including:
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In this Section,
Consumer Price Index
means the Consumer Price
Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the Washington-
Arlington-Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA), as
published
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the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor
Statistics, or
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successor index.
For members of the Merit System Protection Board appointed after
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as provided for other members under this [section] Section. The
annual salary of the other 2 members is $6,500 adjusted each year on
the first Monday in December by a percentage which is 50% of the
percentage that the [consumer price index for all urban consumers for
the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan area, or a successor index,]
Consumer Price Index for the previous September has changed from
September of the previous year.
33-37. Membership requirements and membership groups.
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Membership groups and eligibility.
Any full-time or part-time
employee is eligible for membership in the appropriate membership
group if the employee meets all of the requirements for the group:
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Group E: The Chief Administrative Officer, the Executive
Director of the Office of the County Council [Administrator],
the hearing examiners, the County Attorney and each head of a
principal department or office of the County government, if
appointed to that position before July 30, 1978, or a member
having held that position on or before October 1, 1972. Any
sworn deputy sheriff or uniformed County correctional officer
in the position of Correctional Officer I, Correctional Officer II,
Correctional Officer III, Correctional Dietary Officer I,
Correctional Dietary Officer II, Correctional Supervisor-
Sergeant, Correctional Dietary Supervisor, Correctional Shift
Commander-Lieutenant,
Correctional
Unit
Commander-
Captain, Deputy Warden, or Warden. Any group E member
who has reached elective early retirement date _may retain
membership in group E if the member transfers from the
position which qualified the member for group
E.
Any group E
member who is temporarily transferred from the position which
qualified the member for group E may retain membership in
group E as long as the temporary transfer from the group E
position does not exceed 3 years. Notwithstanding the
foregoing provisions in group E, any employee who is eligible
for membership in group E must participate in the guaranteed
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retirement income plan or the retirement savings plan under
Article VIII if the employee:
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Retirement incentive Program:.
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(5)
Approval.
The Chief Administrative Officer must approve a
request to participate in the program from a member employed
in the Executive Branch. The Executive Director of the Office
of the County Council [Administrator] must approve a request
to participate in the program from a member employed in the
Legislative Branch.
If
more than 20% of members eligible to
participate in the Executive Branch, either Countywide or by
department, apply to participate in the program, the Chief
Administrative Officer may limit the number of participants,
either on a Countywide or department basis.
If
more than 20%
of members eligible to participate in the Legislative Branch
apply to participate in the program, the Executive Director of
the Office of the County Council [Administrator] may limit the
number of participants. The Chief Administrative Officer and
the Executive Director of the Office of the County Council
[Administrator] must base any limits on the number of
participants on years of service with the County.
Years of
service with the County must not include service with a
participating agency, purchased service, or sick leave.
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Approval.
The Chief Administrative Officer must approve a request
to participate in the program from a member employed in the
Executive Branch.
The Executive Director of the Office of the
County Council [Administrator] must approve a request to participate
from a member employed
in
the Legislative Branch.
The Chief
Administrative Officer and the Executive Director of the Office of the
County Council [Administrator] must not approve more applications
from an affected class than the number of positions that are abolished
in the affected class.
Executive
Director
The Chief Administrative Officer and the
of the
Office
of the
County
Council
[Administrator] may disapprove an application if a vacancy created by
a member participating in the program cannot be filled by a member
of an affected class. If more members apply to participate in the
program than the number of positions abolished, the participants must
be approved in order of County seniority calculated under the RIF
personnel regulation
in
the following order:
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33-44. Pension payment options and cost-of-living adjustments.
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c)
Cost-of-living adjustment.
A retired membe r or beneficiary, including
the surviving spouse or domestic partner of a group D member or
other beneficiary who survives the member under a pension option or
who is otherwise eligible to receive benefits, must receive an annual
cost-of-living adjustment
in
pension benefits.
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(4)
For the purpose of this section, "Consumer Price Index" means,
beginning January 1, 1978, the Consumer Price Index for All
Urban Consumers (CPI-U) [issued] for the [Washington, D.C.
Metropolitan
Area
(all
items)]
Washington-Arlington-
Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA), as published
by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor
Statistics (for months before 1978, the Consumer Price Index
published previously for urban wage earners and clerical
workers for such months must be applicable.)
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Membership.
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(2)
The County Executive must appoint 4 voting, ex officio
members of the Board, subject to County Council confirmation
as members, who serve indefinitely while each holds the
respective office. These ex officio trustees should be:
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the Executive Director of the Office of the County
Council [Administrator].
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33-74. Cost-of-living adjustment.
(a)
The county executive shall provide as a part of the annual
recommended operating budget for the county government sufficient
funds to implement the cost-of-living adjustment required by this
section. The council shall accord one of the highest priorities to the
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full funding of the cost-of-living adjustment, shall fund fully the
seventy-five (75) percent of Consumer Price Index cost-of-living
adjustment unless reasons are given for not doing so, and shall make a
finding in the budget resolution as to the extent to which full funding
is achieved. Unless otherwise provided in the approved budget
resolution which includes a finding that implementation of the full
amount of the adjustment would necessitate substantial layoffs of
personnel or result in other widespread hardship to county
government employees, the chief administrative officer shall adjust
the uniform salary plan for all classified employees of the county
government beginning the first pay period on or after July 1 of each
year by an amount not less than seventy-five (75) percent of the
change in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers
(CPI-U) [in the Washington, D.C. Area] for the Washington-
Arlington-Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA), as
published
QY
the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor
Statistics, although pay grades 1 through 4 of the uniform salary plan
to which minimum wage and certain seasonal employees are assigned
will be adjusted by changes in the minimum wage rates and salary
surveys to determine the competitiveness of such salaries. The
percentage change shall be based on the latest published index for the
calendar year preceding the fiscal year in which the adjustment is to
be paid.
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The Board consists of voting members and nonvoting,
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ex officio members.
(1)
The voting members are:
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a Councilmember.,_ [or] the Executive Director of the
Office of the County Council [Administrator].,_ or a senior
staff member of the County Council, who represents the
Council;
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52-55. Tax Rates.
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(
d)
·The County Council by resolution, after a public hearing advertised at
least 15 days in advance, may increase or decrease the rates
established under this Section.
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Bethesda Parking Lot District.
The Bethesda Parking Lot District
consists of all land within the area described as follows:
Commencing at a point on the east right-of-way line of Wisconsin
Avenue at the northwest comer of Lot 47, Block ['] 1, in the
resubdivision of Lots 1, 2, 3 of Rosedale Park, as recorded January 9,
1939, in Plat Book 16, Plat 1038, among the land records of
Montgomery County, Maryland;
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partially within and partially without the described area.
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Notwithstanding the limits in subsection (a) or (b) or any other
provision of this Chapter, the County Council rnay transfer revenue
frorn the Silver Spring Parking Lot District parking tax:
( 1)
to fund activities of the Silver Spring Regional Services Center
in the Montgomery Hills commercial area described in Section
60-l(a)(2), an amount in Fiscal Year 2005 that does not exceed
$15,000, and in each succeeding fiscal year does not exceed the
maximum amount for the previous fiscal year increased by the
annual average increase, if any, in the Consumer Price Index for
[all urban consumers in the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan
area] All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Washington-
Arlington-Alexandria Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) as
published
12.y
the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of
Labor Statistics, or any successor index, for the previous
calendar year, to:
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LEGISLATIVE REQUEST REPOR T
Bill 3-18,
Technical Corrections
DESCRIPTION:
PROBLEM:
Makes technical, typographical, grammatical, and other non-
substantive corrections to County law.
Codifying several new laws revealed several technical and other non-
substantive errors that could confuse a person trying to follow or
enforce County law.
To correct technical and other non-substantive errors in the County
Code.
Council legal staff and County Attorney' s Office.
To be requested.
To be requested.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Amanda Mihill, Council Staff (240) 777-7815
Tammy Seymour, Office of the County Attorney (240) 777-6789
The applicability of other provisions in municipalities follows the
applicability of the underlying provision of the County Code.
Not applicable.
GOALSA ND
OBJECTIVES:
COORDINATION:
FISCAL IMPACT:
ECONOMIC
IMPACT:
EVALUATION:
EXPERIENCE
ELSEWHERE:
SOURCE OF
INFORMATION:
APPLICATION
WITHIN
MUNICIPALITIES:
PENALTIES:
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