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Auditor's Letter:
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 7 PM - Arundel Center - Legislative Day No. 33 and Public Hearings
Bill No. 63-15 (As Amended)
by Mr. Walker
AN ORDINANCE concerning: Zoning – Self-Service Storage Facilities – FOR the purpose of removing self-service storage facilities as a special exception use in a C2 district; amending the special exception requirements for self-service storage facilities; and generally related to zoning.
Bill No. 65-15 (As Amended)
by Mr. Walker, Chairman (by request of the County Executive)
AN ORDINANCE concerning: Personnel – Exempt Service – Deputy Central Services Officer – FOR the purpose of adding a certain position to the exempt service; providing for the pay, pension, and financial disclosure requirements applicable to the position added to the exempt service; approving the decrease of a position in the classified service and an increase of a position in the exempt service; providing for the applicability of this Ordinance; and generally relating to personnel.
Bill No. 66-15 (As Amended)
by Mr. Walker, Chairman (by request of the County Executive)
AN ORDINANCE concerning: Personnel – Classified Service; Exempt Service – Emergency Management Director – FOR the purpose of eliminating a certain position from the classified service; adding a certain position to the exempt service; providing for the pay, pension, and financial disclosure requirements applicable to the position added to the exempt service; providing for the applicability of this Ordinance; and generally relating to personnel.
Bill No. 67-15 (As Amended)
by Mr. Walker, Chairman (by request of the County Executive)
AN ORDINANCE concerning: Personnel – Exempt Service – Deputy Director, Aging and Disabilities – FOR the purpose of adding a certain position to the exempt service; providing for the pay, pension, and financial disclosure requirements applicable to the position added to the exempt service providing for the applicability of this Ordinance; approving the decrease of a position in the classified service and an increase of a position in the exempt service; and generally relating to personnel.
Bill No. 69-15 (As Amended)
by Mr. Walker, Chairman (by request of the County Executive)
AN ORDINANCE concerning: Recreation and Parks – Civil Offenses – FOR the purpose of prohibiting certain conduct related to animals in County parks; prohibiting certain conduct related to boat ramps in County parks; making specific prohibited conduct in County parks civil offenses; and generally relating to recreation and parks.
Bill No. 71-15  (As Amended)
by Mr. Walker, Chairman (by request of the County Executive)
AN ORDINANCE concerning: Pensions – Inter-Plan Transfers – Chief of Police, Fire Chief and Superintendent of Detention Facilities – FOR the purpose providing the Chief of Police, Fire Chief and Superintendent of Detention Facilities the ability to transfer between the Employees’ and Police Service Retirement Plans Plan and other Retirement Plans for which they are eligible, under certain circumstances; and generally related to pensions.
Bill No. 72-15 
by Mr. Smith
AN ORDINANCE concerning: Subdivision and Development and Zoning – Residential Subdivisions Abutting Heavy Industrial Zones – FOR the purpose of establishing certain criteria for residential subdivisions developed on property abutting property zoned as a W3 Industrial zone; providing for application of setback provisions for residential subdivisions abutting W3 Industrial zoned property; and generally related to subdivision and development and zoning.
Bill No. 74-15
by Mr. Walker, Chairman (by request of the County Executive)
AN ORDINANCE concerning: Public Works – Utilities – Water and Wastewater System User Connection Charges – FOR the purpose of revising the water and wastewater system user connection charges; providing for the method of payment of the water and wastewater system user connection charges for certain properties; establishing the method of certifying the average cost of connection charges for certain properties; establishing the method of certifying the average cost of connection to the water and wastewater systems; and generally relating to the water and wastewater user connection charge.
Bill No. 75-15 | Exhibit A | Exhibit B | Fiscal Note
by Mr. Walker, Chairman (by request of the County Executive)
AN ORDINANCE concerning: 2015 Amendments to the Solid Waste Management Plan 2013 – FOR the purpose of amending the Anne Arundel County Solid Waste Management Plan 2013 to include a Special Events Recycling Program and a list of Special Events Recycling Locations; and generally relating to the Anne Arundel County Solid Waste Management Plan.
Bill No. 76-15
by Mr. Walker    
AN ORDINANCE concerning: Budget – Personnel Summaries – Amendments – FOR the purpose of requiring that revisions to departmental personnel summaries submitted with the proposed annual budget be approved by the County Council through amendment to the annual budget; and generally relating to budget.
Bill No. 77-15 | Fiscal Note
by Mr. Walker, Chairman (by request of the County Executive)
AN ORDINANCE concerning: Personnel – Classified Service – Extra shift – Bonus payment  – FOR the purpose of   amending the method of bonus pay for certain employees; providing for the application of this Ordinance; and generally relating to personnel.
Bill 78-15 | Fiscal Note
by Mr. Walker, Chairman (by request of the County Executive) and Mr. Walker and Mr. Pruski
BILL NO. 78-15 – AN ORDINANCE concerning: Public Works – Utilities – Allocation Reservation Charges, Capital Facility Connection Deferral Fees and Capital Facility Connection Charges – FOR the purpose of repealing Bill No. 4-13, Laws of Anne Arundel County, 2013, which extended the termination date established by Bill No. 4-09 and other certain provisions beyond a certain termination date; revising  payment terms for certain allocation reservation charges; changing the due dates of the capital facility connection deferral fee and capital facility connection charge; repealing provisions for annual installment payments of the capital facility connection deferral fee and capital facility connection charge; adding new terms for payment of fees and charges; adding new terms for payment of annual interest on the capital facility connection deferral fee and capital facility connection charge; providing for the payment of capital facility connection deferral fees and capital facility connection charges prior to or in conjunction with issuance of a building permit; providing for the retroactive application of this Ordinance in certain situations; providing for the applicability of this Ordinance in certain situations; and generally relating to allocation reservation charges, capital facility connection deferral fees and capital facility connection charges.
Bill No. 79-15
by Mr. Trumbauer and Mr. Grasso
AN ORDINANCE concerning: Animal Control – Cruelty to Elephants – FOR the purpose of prohibiting cruelty to elephants through certain behavior and use of certain tools for the purposes of training or behavior management of elephants; providing for the effective date of this Ordinance; and generally relating to animal control.
Bill No. 80-15 I Exhibit IExhibit IIExhibit IIIExhibit IVExhibit V
by Mr. Walker, Chairman (by request of the County Executive)
AN ORDINANCE concerning: the issuance, sale and delivery of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, general obligation bonds and bond anticipation notes – FOR the purpose of authorizing the issuance by Anne Arundel County, Maryland, of bond anticipation notes in an amount to be outstanding at any time not in excess of Five Hundred Fifteen Million Eight Hundred Eighty-Two Thousand Nine Hundred Forty-Eight Dollars ($515,882,948) and bonds in an amount not exceeding Nine Hundred Seventy-One Million Nine Hundred Ninety-One Thousand Thirty-Seven Dollars ($971,991,037) in order to finance in whole or in part the construction of capital projects set forth in the capital budget of the County for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, or in such capital budgets for prior fiscal years, or usable portions thereof; authorizing the issuance by the County of refunding bonds to refund some or all of the outstanding bond issues of the County listed on Exhibit II attached hereto and incorporated herein in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed 120% of the aggregate principal amount of the outstanding bonds to be refunded subject to the requirement that debt service savings shall be achieved in connection with any such refunding; authorizing the County to borrow money and incur indebtedness otherwise authorized to be borrowed and incurred hereunder in the form of bonds or bond anticipation notes by obtaining a loan or loans from the Maryland Water Quality Financing Administration pursuant to and in accordance with Sections 9-1601 to 9-1622, inclusive, of the Environment Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland (2014 Replacement Volume) for the public purpose of financing a portion of the costs of acquiring, constructing and equipping certain wastewater facilities and water supply systems; providing for the execution and delivery by the County of a loan agreement and bond to evidence any such loan; reaffirming and clarifying the guides and standards relating to the borrowing of money to finance such capital projects heretofore adopted; etc.     
 
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 7 PM - Arundel Center - Legislative Day No 34 and Public Hearings
Bill No. 81-15
by Mr. Walker, Chairman (by request of the County Executive)
AN ORDINANCE concerning: Personnel – Positions in the Classified Service – Office of Information Technology – Enterprise Application Manager – FOR the purpose of adding a new title, grade, and minimum qualifications for a certain classification in the classified service; increasing and decreasing certain positions in the classified service; providing for the applicability of this Ordinance; and generally relating to personnel.
Bill No. 82-15
by Mr. Walker, Chairman (by request of the County Executive)
AN ORDINANCE concerning: Personnel – Position in the Classified Service – Chief, Telecommunication Services – FOR the purpose of altering the pay grade for the position of Chief, Telecommunication Services, in the classified service; providing for the applicability of this Ordinance; and generally relating to personnel.
Bill No. 83-15
by Mr. Walker, Chairman (by request of the County Executive)
AN ORDINANCE concerning: Erosion and Sediment Control – Plans and Permits – FOR the purpose of amending certain definitions; defining certain terms; adding new requirements for erosion and sediment control plans and the issuance of grading permits; adding requirements for site inspections and complaints; and generally relating to erosion and sediment control.
Bill No. 84-15
by Mr. Walker
AN ORDINANCE concerning: Licenses – Second-Hand Dealer Licenses – FOR the purpose of amending the definition of second-hand dealers to exclude licensed firearms dealers; and generally related to licensing.
Bill No. 85-15
by Mr. Grasso
AN ORDINANCE concerning: Real Property Taxes  - Deferral for Elderly or Disabled Homeowners – FOR the purpose of increasing the ceiling on gross income for eligibility for the real property tax deferral applicable to certain elderly or disabled homeowners; providing for the applicability of this Ordinance; and generally related to real property taxes.
Bill No. 86-15 To be withdrawn
by Mr. Walker
AN ORDINANCE concerning: Purchasing – Procurement Methods – Related Entities – FOR the purpose of defining “related entities”; prohibiting the award of certain procurement contracts to related entities; and generally related to procurement.
Bill No. 87-15 I Exhibit AExhibit BExhibit CExhibit D
by Mr. Smith and by Mr. Smith (by request of the County Executive)
AN ORDINANCE concerning: the creation of a tax increment development district to be designated as “Maryland Live! Conference Center Development District” located within Anne Arundel County, Maryland (the “County”); the creation of a special tax increment fund relating to such development district; authorizing the issuance from time to time of tax increment bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $22,500,000 to be secured by taxes levied on the tax increment in the Maryland Live! Conference Center Development District; and determining certain terms and provisions in connection with the issuance, sale and payment of such bonds – FOR the purpose of designating a contiguous area within Anne Arundel County, Maryland (the “County”) as a “development district” as that term is used in Sections 12-201 through 12-213 of the Economic Development Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland (2008 Volume and 2014 Supplement), as amended (the “Act”), such development district to be known as the “Maryland Live! Conference Center Development District”; providing for and determining various matters in connection with the Maryland Live! Conference Center Development District; creating a special fund designated the “Maryland Live! Conference Center Development District Tax Increment Fund” (the “Special Fund”) and allocating certain property taxes from the Maryland Live! Conference Center Development District to the Special Fund as provided in the Act to secure bonds issued to finance infrastructure improvements permitted by the Act; making certain findings and determinations; providing that tax increment bonds may be issued from time to time under the provisions of this Ordinance and the Act in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $22,500,000 for the purpose of financing a portion of the cost of the infrastructure improvements; etc.
 
 
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TELEVISED COUNTY COUNCIL MEETINGS
County Council meetings are televised live beginning at 7:00 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of each month (holiday exceptions) and replayed on the following Monday on the channels listed below.
ALL COUNCIL LEGISLATION AVAILABLE:
  • for review on the County’s web site: www.aacounty.org; (Updates take 2-3 days following Council meetings)
  • for review at all Anne Arundel County Libraries; and
  • by calling the County Council office at 410-222-1401
  • by tuning in to the following cable channel bulletin boards for a listing of legislation to be heard on June 15, 2015: 
Comcast – AnnapolisChannel 98  Council meetings also televised on this channel 
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Broadstripe Channel 98  Council meetings also televised on this channel 
VerizonChannel 38  Council meetings also televised on this channel 

 
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 9 AM - Arundel Center - Work Session

       (Please note that while the Work Session meetings are open to the public,

there is no public participation.  Agenda subject to change)

9:00 A.M.

 

BGE Update…..……………………………………………Brittany Jones, External Affairs Manager, Governmental and External Affairs

                                                                                                        

Commission on Disability Issues…………………………………………..…….........Joelle Ridgeway, Chair

Debra Luzietta-Meyers, Co-Chair

                                                                                              Mary DeAngelo, Co-Chair                                                                                                        

                Pam Jordan, Director, Aging & Disabilities

                                           Jill Bezek, ADA Coordinator/Community Service Supervisor

                                                                  

Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County……..........……Melissa Hough Curtin,
                                                                                                   Executive Director

 

Legislation:
 

CE           BILL NO. 81-15 – AN ORDINANCE concerning: Personnel – Positions in the Classified Service – Office of Information Technology – Enterprise Application Manager
 

CE           BILL NO. 82-15 – AN ORDINANCE concerning: Personnel – Position in the Classified Service – Chief, Telecommunication Services
 

CE           BILL NO. 83-15 – AN ORDINANCE concerning: Erosion and Sediment Control - Plans and Permits
 

Walker      BILL NO. 84-15 – AN ORDINANCE concerning: Licenses – Second-Hand Dealer Licenses
 

Grasso     BILL NO. 85-15 – AN ORDINANCE concerning: Real Property Taxes – Deferral for Elderly or Disabled Homeowners
 

Walker     BILL NO. 86-15 – AN ORDINANCE concerning: Purchasing – Procurement Methods – Related Entities

 
 
 
 
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