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Description

This project addresses countywide ballfield needs by funding ballfield-related improvements on parkland, school sites, and other public sites. Improvements may include, but are not limited to, ballfield lighting, irrigation, drainage improvements, bleachers, fencing, backstops, soil improvements, turf and infield establishment/renovation, reconfigurations, conversions between field types, program support elements, field upgrades, grading, pavements, accessibility improvements, site amenities, etc. and are often combined with other projects.
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Phase

Ongoing

Status

Active
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Budget Snapshot
$29.72M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$13.8M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Cost Change

Increase due to the addition of FY29 and FY30 to this ongoing project.
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Justification

2012 Parks, Recreation and Open Space (PROS) Plan. Montgomery County users of parks and recreation facilities identified a serious shortage of ballfields throughout the County. The Ballfield Work Group Reports, Phases 1 and 2, 1999.
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Fiscal Note

Addition of $225k FY22 State Aid, FY22 Bond Bill for Damascus Recreational Park athletic fields. In FY21 and FY22, $300k in CUPF Current Revenues was swapped with $300k in G.O. Bonds. FY21 reduction of $500k in G.O. Bonds for affordability. FY20 $250k in CUPF Current Revenues approved for renovations of non-synthetic turf school fields and $174k in Current Revenue - General approved to renovate the White Oak Recreation Center ballfield. FY19 funding source for MCPS ballfield improvement switched from Intergovernmental to Current Revenue: CUPF. FY17-19 $1m in Community Use of Public Facilities (CUPF) operating funds transferred in to renovate MCPS ballfields. Prior year partial capitalization of expenditures through FY16 totaled $15,642,000. FY15-16 transfer out $250k GO Bonds to Urban Park Elements P871540. FY14 transfer in $40K GO bonds from Pollution Prevention P078701. At least $300,000 of the annual GO bond funding, and all CUPF funding is intended for school field renovation.
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Disclosures

Expenditures will continue indefinitely. M-NCPPC asserts that this project conforms to the requirement of relevant local plans, as required by the Maryland Economic Growth, Resource Protection and Planning Act.
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Coordination

In January 1999, the Planning Board established a Work Group comprised of major sport user groups, public agencies and the Countywide Recreation Advisory Board to address the acute shortages of ballfields in the County.
Budget Snapshot
$29.72M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$13.8M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Project Details
Project NumberP008720
Date Last Modified01/07/24
Administering AgencyM-NCPPC
CategoryM-NCPPC
SubCategoryDevelopment
Planning AreaCountywide
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Total Expenditures by Cost Element (000s)
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Total Funding by Source (000s)
EXPENDITURES (000s)
Cost ElementsTotalThru FY23Est FY24Total 6 YearsFY 25FY 26FY 27FY 28FY 29FY 30Beyond 6 Years
Planning, Design and Supervision16756853906001001001001001001000
Land00000000000
Site Improvements and Utilities2804789965851132002200220022002200220022000
Construction00000000000
Other00000000000
Total Expenditures2972296816241138002300230023002300230023000
FUNDING (000s)
Funding SourceTotalThru FY23Est FY24Total 6 YearsFY 25FY 26FY 27FY 28FY 29FY 30Beyond 6 Years
Current Revenue: CUPF1550144210800000000
Current Revenue: General174174000000000
G.O. Bonds2509861905108138002300230023002300230023000
Intergovernmental00000000000
PAYGO18751875000000000
State Aid10250102500000000
Total Funding Sources2972296816241138002300230023002300230023000
APPROPRIATION AND EXPENDITURE DATA ($000s)
Appropriation FY 25 Request2300
Year First AppropriationFY99
Appropriation FY 26 Request2300
Last FY's Cost Estimate25122
Cumulative Appropriation15922
Expenditure / Encumbrances11725
Unencumbered Balance4197