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Description

This project is in three phases. The first phase renovated the hearing room, conference room, and anteroom on the third floor of the Council Office Building (COB) which had not been renovated in at least twenty-five years. The first phase was completed in 2009. Phase II replaces the HVAC system, the lighting systems, windows in the rest of the COB, upgrades restrooms to ADA standards, renovates the auditorium on the first floor, provides improved signage inside and outside the buildings, refreshes common areas, and reconfigures space on the fourth, fifth, and sixth floors for the Council Office and the Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) staff. Phase III will renovate curtain wall windows in the southern end of the building.
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Phase

Under Construction

Status

Active
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Budget Snapshot
$45.64M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$1.45M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Location

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Estimated Schedule

The project is expected to be finished in Summer 2020.
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Justification

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning in the COB function poorly and most of the restrooms are not compliant with updated ADA standards or high performance building standards. The Council Office and OLO have far outgrown their space since it was last reconfigured more than 25 years ago. The 1st Floor Auditorium, which is used regularly for County Government staff training and as a meeting place by civic organizations, is extremely substandard.
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Fiscal Note

The second phase of the project is partially funded with a $184,000 unencumbered balance from the first phase and a FY15 transfer of $2,993,000 in G.O. Bonds from the Montgomery County Government Complex (360901). A FY15 supplemental of $296,000 in G.O. Bonds was approved. An audit by Energy Service Company (ESCO) has been conducted, and it has determined that $4 million in savings can be anticipated from this project. An Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) will allow for third-party funding to cover this portion of the contract, so that G.O. Bonds are not required for funding. A financing mechanism is in place to cover the cost of the contract and the repayment of debt is guaranteed through the energy savings. A FY17 transfer of $700,000 in long-term financing from Energy Systems Modernization was approved.
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Disclosures

A pedestrian impact analysis has been completed for this project.
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Coordination

County Council, Department of General Services, Department of Technology Services, Legislative Branch Office, Office of Consumer Protection, and Department of Housing and Community Affairs. Special Capital Projects Legislation was enacted on June 23, 2015 and signed into law on July 6, 2015 (Bill No. 27-15).
Budget Snapshot
$45.64M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$1.45M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Project Details
Project NumberP010100
Date Last Modified01/09/20
Administering AgencyGeneral Services
CategoryGeneral Government
SubCategoryCounty Offices and Other Improvements
Planning AreaRockville
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Total Expenditures by Cost Element (000s)
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Total Funding by Source (000s)
EXPENDITURES (000s)
Cost ElementsTotalThru FY19Est FY20Total 6 YearsFY 21FY 22FY 23FY 24FY 25FY 26Beyond 6 Years
Planning, Design and Supervision265713741183100100000000
Land44000000000
Site Improvements and Utilities22000000000
Construction4140131909813913531353000000
Other158061696400000000
Total Expenditures45644339051028614531453000000
FUNDING (000s)
Funding SourceTotalThru FY19Est FY20Total 6 YearsFY 21FY 22FY 23FY 24FY 25FY 26Beyond 6 Years
Current Revenue: Cable TV105290015200000000
G.O. Bonds40428288411013414531453000000
Long-Term Financing40004000000000000
PAYGO164164000000000
Total Funding Sources45644339051028614531453000000
APPROPRIATION AND EXPENDITURE DATA ($000s)
Appropriation FY 21 Request0
Year First AppropriationFY05
Appropriation FY 22 Request0
Last FY's Cost Estimate45644
Cumulative Appropriation45991
Expenditure / Encumbrances39207
Unencumbered Balance6784