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Budget Legislation FY2013

BUDGET LEGISLATION FY2013
Council 2011 Gruop 

BUDGET FY2013

CB16-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveAN ACT amending the duration of the taxicab certificate and the taxicab driver’s license; making certain technical corrections; and generally related to the Taxicab Code of Howard County.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CB17-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveAN ACT amending the Pay Plan for Howard County; providing payscales for employees, amending pay grades for certain employees; adding certain premium pays; adding pay grades that apply to certain bargaining units; making certain technical corrections; providing for the application of this Act; and generally relating to the Pay Plan for Howard County.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CB18-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveAN ACT amending the Classification Plan for Howard County; amending certain class descriptions; providing for the application of this Act; and generally relating to amendments to the Howard County Classification Plan.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CB19-2012   Amendment 1,  234567A1A8A2A88 9
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveAN ACT adopting the current expense budget and the capital budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2013, to be known as the Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance of Howard County, Fiscal Year 2013.
Final Action: Passed as amended 5/31/2012
Votes: Yea – Council Members Ball, Sigaty, Terrasa and Watson
Nays – Council Member Fox


CB20-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveAN ACT for the purpose of authorizing and empowering Howard County, Maryland to borrow money in the principal amount of up to $116,555,760 on its full faith and credit, and issue and sell its bonds therefor, to be used to pay costs of certain County capital projects (including bridge projects, general county projects, storm drainage projects, school system projects, fire and rescue projects, road construction projects, roadside and sidewalk projects, library projects, community college projects, parks and recreation projects, and intersection improvements projects), which are specified and described in the County's 2013 Capital Budget (including, without limitation, borrowings for certain capital projects previously authorized in other calendar years, which such authorization has lapsed or will lapse), and to pay costs of issuance of such bonds; authorizing the County to issue bond anticipation notes or to enter into installment purchase agreements for payment of portions of such costs; and to levy taxes upon the assessable property within the County sufficient, together with other available funds, to pay the debt service on such obligations; and providing for and determining various matters in connection therewith.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CB21-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveAN ACT for the purpose of authorizing and empowering Howard County, Maryland to borrow money in the principal amount of up to $91,799,179 on its full faith and credit, and issue and sell its bonds therefor, to be used to pay costs of certain County water and sewer capital projects which are specified and described in the County's Capital Budget (including, without limitation, borrowings for certain water and sewer capital projects previously authorized in prior calendar years which such authorization has lapsed or will lapse), and to pay costs of issuance of such bonds; authorizing the County to issue bond anticipation notes or to enter into installment purchase agreements for payment of portions of such costs; and to levy taxes upon the assessable property within the County sufficient, together with benefit assessments, ad valorem taxes levied upon the assessable property in the Metropolitan District and other available funds, to pay the debt service on such obligations; and providing for and determining various matters in connection therewith.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CB22-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveAN ACT for the purpose of authorizing and empowering Howard County, Maryland to borrow money in a principal amount of up to $22,461,022 on its full faith and credit, and issue and sell its bonds therefor, to be used to pay costs of certain County road construction projects and other capital projects specified and described in the County's 2013 Capital Budget (including, without limitation, borrowings for certain of such capital projects previously authorized), and to pay costs of issuance of such bonds; authorizing and empowering the County to issue bond anticipation notes or to enter into installment purchase agreements for payment of portions of such costs; and to levy taxes upon the assessable property within the County sufficient, together with building excise taxes and other available funds, to pay the debt service on such obligations; and providing for and determining various matters in connection therewith.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CR67-2012  A1A1Amendment 1
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveA RESOLUTION approving the Capital Program for Howard County for Fiscal Years 2014 through 2018 and the Extended Capital Program for Fiscal Years 2019 through 2022.
Final Action: Passed as amended 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CR68-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveA RESOLUTION approving the Fiscal Year 2013 operating budget for the Howard Community College and indicating appropriations for major functional categories.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CR69-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveA RESOLUTION approving the Fiscal Year 2013 budget for the Howard County Library System and indicating appropriations for object classes.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CR70-2012   Amendment 1
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveA RESOLUTION setting forth the Fiscal Year 2013 Operating Budget for the Howard County Board of Education.
Final Action: Passed as amended 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CR71-2012   Amendment 1
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveA RESOLUTION approving schedules for charges pertaining to the Metropolitan District, to water and sewer service, and to shared sewage disposal facilities.
Final Action: Passed as amended 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CR72-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveA RESOLUTION approving schedules of fees for the functions regulated by the Department of Public Works.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Yeas – Council Members Ball, Sigaty, Terrasa and Watson
Nays – Council Member Fox


CR73-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveA RESOLUTION approving schedules of fees, fines and charges for functions regulated by the Howard County Department of Inspections, Licenses and Permits.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CR74-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveA RESOLUTION approving schedules of fees and charges for functions regulated or administered by the Department of Planning and Zoning.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CR75-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveA RESOLUTION adopting a schedule of fees for functions regulated by the Department of Finance, including a schedule of fees for parking meter rates.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CR76-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveA RESOLUTION approving schedules of fees and rates for functions regulated and administered by the Department of Police.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CR77-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveA RESOLUTION approving fee and rate schedules for:
(1) Applying for approval of an industrial development revenue bond or MIDFA bond or loan;
(2) Solicitor and Peddler Identification Card;
(3) Weekend Prisoners - Room and board;
(4) Prisoner - Health care provider fee;
(5) Participation in work release program;
(6) Participation in home detention program;
(7) Marriage license fee charge for funding of domestic violence programs;
(8) Annual registration of trespass towing companies and maximum rates to be charged by trespass towing services;
(9) Fee and specifications for transcripts of administrative proceedings; and (10) Reproduction of public records.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CR78-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveA RESOLUTION levying a tax on certain admissions and amusements, establishing classes of admissions and amusements, setting tax rates on different classes, and providing for certain exemptions from the tax.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CR79-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveA RESOLUTION establishing a recordation tax rate on instruments of writing that are recorded with the Clerk of the Circuit Court.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous


CR80-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveA RESOLUTION adopting the schedule of rates for the Building Excise Tax.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Yeas – Council Members Ball, Sigaty, Terrasa and Watson
Nays – Council Member Fox


CR81-2012  {Amendment 1}
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveA RESOLUTION levying Fire and Rescue tax rates beginning July 1, 2012.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Yeas – Council Members Ball, Sigaty, Terrasa and Watson
Nays – Council Member Fox


CR82-2012
Introduced By, The Chairperson at the request of the County ExecutiveA RESOLUTION levying a property tax for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2013; setting the tax rates for property; and providing for the collection of the property tax.
Final Action: Passed 5/31/2012
Votes: Unanimous
 

 

BUDGET FY2012

CB20-2011
Administration explanation
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
AN ACT amending the County’s hotel Room Rental Tax rate; and generally relating to the Room Rental Tax.
Final Action: Passed 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous



ENRCB21-2011,  Amendment 1
Administration explanation
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
AN ACT increasing the total amount of tax credits for Qualifying Energy Conservation Devices that may be granted during a fiscal year; allowing the credit to be granted for certain applications filed on or before a certain date; providing for the termination of the tax credit for Qualifying Energy Conservation Devices; and generally relating to the tax credit for Qualifying Energy Conservation Devices.
Final Action: Passed as amended 5/25/2011
Votes: Yea – Councilmembers Ball, Terrasa, Sigaty and Watson
Recused – Councilmember Fox


CB22-2011
Administration explanation
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
AN ACT amending the basis for the in-aid-of-construction charge to allow the charge to be based on the maximum flow rate for continuous operation as determined by a meter provided by the Department of Public Works, allowing certain reviews, providing for certain additional fees based on additional usage, allowing the possible suspension of certain service for failure to pay the in-aid-of-construction fee; and generally relating to the in-aid-of-construction fee.
Final Action: Passed 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


ENRCB23-2011 , Amendment 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
AN ACT amending the Pay Plan for Howard County; establishing pay rates for certain employees; clarifying and adding certain specialty pays; clarifying certain overtime provisions; adding and amending certain classification titles and pay grades; making certain technical corrections; providing for the application of this Act; and generally relating to the Pay Plan for Howard County.
Final Action: Passed as amended 5/25/2011
Votes: Yea – Councilmembers Ball, Terrasa, Sigaty and Watson
Nay – Councilmember Fox


ENRCB24-2011 , A1A1, Amendment 1,
Introduced by: Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
AN ACT amending the Classification Plan for Howard County; adding and amending certain class descriptions; amending certain class titles; providing for the application of this Act; and generally relating to amendments to the Howard County Classification Plan.
Final Action: Passed as amended 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


CB25-2011
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
AN ACT amending the title of certain positions appointed by the Director of Technology and Communication Services; providing for the application of this Act; and generally relating to human resources provisions in the Howard County Code.
Final Action: Passed 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


ENRCB26-2011 , A1A1, Amendment 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, A1A12, 12, 13, 14
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
AN ACT adopting the current expense budget and the capital budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011 and ending June 30, 2012, to be known as the Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance of Howard County, Fiscal Year 2012.
Final Action: Passed as amended 5/25/2011
Votes: Yea – Councilmembers Ball, Terrasa, Sigaty and Watson
Nay – Councilmember Fox


ENRCB27-2011 , Amendment 1
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
AN ACT for the purpose of authorizing and empowering Howard County, Maryland to borrow money in the principal amount of up to $125,334,091 on its full faith and credit, and issue and sell its bonds therefor, to be used to pay costs of certain County capital projects (including bridge projects, general county projects, storm drainage projects, school system projects, fire and rescue projects, road construction projects, road resurfacing projects, roadside and sidewalk projects, library projects, community college projects, parks and recreation projects, intersection improvements projects and community renewal projects), which are specified and described in the County's 2012 Capital Budget (including, without limitation, borrowings for certain capital projects previously authorized in other calendar years, which such authorization has lapsed or will lapse), and to pay costs of issuance of such bonds; authorizing the County to issue bond anticipation notes or to enter into installment purchase agreements for payment of portions of such costs; and to levy taxes upon the assessable property within the County sufficient, together with other available funds, to pay the debt service on such obligations; and providing for and determining various matters in connection therewith.
Final Action: Passed as amended 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


CB28-2011 Introduced by: Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
AN ACT for the purpose of authorizing and empowering Howard County, Maryland to borrow money in the principal amount of up to $27,110,869 on its full faith and credit, and issue and sell its bonds therefor, to be used to pay costs of certain County water and sewer capital projects which are specified and described in the County's 2012 Capital Budget (including, without limitation, borrowings for certain water and sewer capital projects previously authorized in prior calendar years which such authorization has lapsed or will lapse), and to pay costs of issuance of such bonds; authorizing the County to issue bond anticipation notes or to enter into installment purchase agreements for payment of portions of such costs; and to levy taxes upon the assessable property within the County sufficient, together with benefit assessments, ad valorem taxes levied upon the assessable property in the Metropolitan District and other available funds, to pay the debt service on such obligations; and providing for and determining various matters in connection therewith.
Final Action: Passed 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


CB29-2011
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
AN ACT for the purpose of authorizing and empowering Howard County, Maryland to borrow money in a principal amount of up to $26,715,319 on its full faith and credit, and issue and sell its bonds therefor, to be used to pay costs of certain County road construction projects and other capital projects specified and described in the County's 2012 Capital Budget (including, without limitation, borrowings for certain of such capital projects previously authorized), and to pay costs of issuance of such bonds; authorizing and empowering the County to issue bond anticipation notes or to enter into installment purchase agreements for payment of portions of such costs; and to levy taxes upon the assessable property within the County sufficient, together with building excise taxes and other available funds, to pay the debt service on such obligations; and providing for and determining various matters in connection therewith.
Final Action: Passed 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


ENRCR80-2011 , Amendment 1
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the Howard County Soil Conservation District
A RESOLUTION approving the fee system of the Howard Soil Conservation District and providing that the fee system applies to each plan that is required to be reviewed by the Howard Soil Conservation District from and after July 1, 2011.
Final Action: Passed as amended 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


ENRCR81-2011 , Amendment 1
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
A RESOLUTION approving the Capital Program for Howard County for Fiscal Years 2013 through 2017 and the Extended Capital Program for Fiscal Years 2018 through 2021.
Final Action: Passed as amended 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


CR82-2011
Introduced by: Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
A RESOLUTION approving the Fiscal Year 2012 operating budget for the Howard Community College and indicating appropriations for major functional categories.
Final Action: Passed 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


CR83-2011
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
A RESOLUTION approving the Fiscal Year 2012 budget for the Department of Libraries and indicating appropriations for object classes.
Final Action: Passed 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


ENRCR84-2011 Amendment 1
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
A RESOLUTION setting forth the Fiscal Year 2012 Operating Budget for the Howard County Board of Education.
Final Action: Passed as amended 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


ENRCR85-2011 , Amendment 1
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
A RESOLUTION approving schedules for charges pertaining to the Metropolitan District, to water and sewer service, and to shared sewage disposal facilities.
Final Action: Passed as amended 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


CR86-2011
Introduced by: Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
A RESOLUTION approving schedules of fees for the functions regulated by the Department of Public Works.
Final Action: Passed 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


CR87-2011
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
A RESOLUTION approving schedules of fees, fines and charges for functions regulated by the Howard County Department of Inspections, Licenses and Permits.
Final Action: Passed 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


CR88-2011
Introduced by: Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
A RESOLUTION approving schedules of fees and charges for functions regulated or administered by the Department of Planning and Zoning.
Final Action: Passed 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


CR89-2011
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
A RESOLUTION adopting fees for certain functions performed by the Department of Fire and Rescue Services including fees for conducting certain inspections and providing technical assistance such as plan review.
Final Action: Passed 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


CR90-2011
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
A RESOLUTION adopting a schedule of fees for functions regulated by the Department of Finance, including a schedule of fees for parking meter rates.
Final Action: Passed 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


ENRCR91-2011 , Amendment 1
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
A RESOLUTION approving schedules of fees and rates for functions regulated and administered by the Department of Police.
Final Action: Passed as amended 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


CR92-2011
Introduced by: Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
A RESOLUTION approving fee and rate schedules for:
(1) Applying for approval of an industrial development revenue bond or MIDFA bond or loan;
(2) Solicitor and Peddler Identification Card;
(3) Weekend Prisoners - Room and board;
(4) Prisoner - Health care provider fee;
(5) Participation in work release program;
(6) Participation in home detention program;
(7) Marriage license fee charge for funding of domestic violence programs;
(8) Annual registration of trespass towing companies and maximum rates to be charged by trespass towing services;
(9) Fee and specifications for transcripts of administrative proceedings; and
(10) Reproduction of public records.
Final Action: Passed 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


CR93-2011
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
A RESOLUTION levying a tax on certain admissions and amusements, establishing classes of admissions and amusements, setting tax rates on different classes, and providing for certain exemptions from the tax.
Final Action: Passed /25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


CR94-2011
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
A RESOLUTION establishing a recordation tax rate on instruments of writing that are recorded with the Clerk of the Circuit Court.
Final Action: Passed 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous


CR95-2011 , Amendment 1
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
A RESOLUTION adopting the schedule of rates for the Building Excise Tax.
Final Action: Passed 5/25/2011
Votes: Yea – Councilmembers Ball, Terrasa, Sigaty and Watson
Nays – Councilmember Fox


CR96-2011
Introduced by: Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
A RESOLUTION levying Fire and Rescue tax rates beginning July 1, 2011.
Final Action: Passed 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous

CR97-2011 Amendment 1, 2, 3, 4
Introduced by: The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive
A RESOLUTION levying a property tax for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011 and ending June 30, 2012; setting the tax rates for property; and providing for the collection of the property tax.
Final Action: Passed 5/25/2011
Votes: Unanimous