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Description

This project implements multiple phases of the 2004 Brookside Gardens Master Plan. Upcoming projects include planning and design for renovations to the Conservatory and the surrounding grounds and gardens, renovation of the Rose Garden, and accessibility improvements to the core Formal Gardens (Phases XIII and part of Phase XIV). Future projects will include construction of the conservatory, additional phases of master plan work, and may include other infrastructure improvements.
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Phase

Under Construction

Status

Active
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Budget Snapshot
$11.91M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$1.45M 6 Year Total
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Location

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Estimated Schedule

Estimated Schedule: Planning for renovations to the conservatory and surrounding grounds: FY22-23, design for the rose garden and accessibility improvements: FY23, first phase of rose and formal gardens construction: FY23-24. Completed Phases: Entry and Parking Lot Expansion (Phases I and II) completed in FY17, parts of the Gude Garden (Phase IV) completed in FY16, Propagation Area A (Phase V) completed in FY18.
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Justification

Visitor Survey (1995). Brookside Gardens Master Plan (2004), including data from several focus groups held during the planning process and public testimony at planning board hearings. Renovations address critical maintenance needs for the 50-year old facility that is one of M-NCPPC's most popular destinations and a regional tourist attraction. Brookside Gardens Master Plan approved by Montgomery County Planning Board, March 3, 2005. These renovations are also required to ensure that this unique facility in Montgomery Parks portfolio is in compliance with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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Fiscal Note

FY22 a Contribution of $250k for the Rose Garden renewal project added. FY15 transfer in of $451k of Current Revenue and GO Bonds from SGDA P058755 and Trails Hard Surface Design and Construction P768673. FY14 transfer in of $460k GO bonds from Black Hill Trail P058701, Montrose Trail P038707, and Rock Creek Sewer P098701. $1.2m of Program Open Space for Greenhouse Project. Additional private donations of $1.374m were raised for the greenhouse, public artwork, a gatehouse, site furnishings and other improvements.
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Disclosures

A pedestrian impact analysis has been completed for this project. 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

Friends of Brookside Gardens, Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, Small Grants/Donor Assisted Capital Improvements, PDF 058755, Montgomery Parks Foundation, Wheaton Regional Park Improvements PDF 871904.
Budget Snapshot
$11.91M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$1.45M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Project Details
Project NumberP078702
Date Last Modified05/21/22
Administering AgencyM-NCPPC
CategoryM-NCPPC
SubCategoryDevelopment
Planning AreaKensington-Wheaton
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Total Expenditures by Cost Element (000s)
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Total Funding by Source (000s)
EXPENDITURES (000s)
Cost ElementsTotalThru FY21Est FY22Total 6 YearsFY 23FY 24FY 25FY 26FY 27FY 28Beyond 6 Years
Planning, Design and Supervision26232347582181437500000
Land00000000000
Site Improvements and Utilities92887858198123280742500000
Construction00000000000
Other00000000000
Total Expenditures1191110205256145095050000000
FUNDING (000s)
Funding SourceTotalThru FY21Est FY22Total 6 YearsFY 23FY 24FY 25FY 26FY 27FY 28Beyond 6 Years
Contributions160013500250250000000
Current Revenue: General283283000000000
G.O. Bonds55164060256120070050000000
PAYGO33123312000000000
Program Open Space12001200000000000
Total Funding Sources1191110205256145095050000000
APPROPRIATION AND EXPENDITURE DATA ($000s)
Appropriation FY 23 Request1450
Year First AppropriationFY07
Appropriation FY 24 Request0
Last FY's Cost Estimate11911
Cumulative Appropriation10461
Expenditure / Encumbrances10210
Unencumbered Balance251