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Description

The Advance Land Acquisition Revolving Fund (ALARF) was established in the Commission's FY72-FY77 Capital Improvements Program pursuant to Land Use Article Section 18-401 of the Annotated Code of the State of Maryland to enable the Commission to acquire rights-of-way and other property needed for future public projects. Before acquisition of a specific parcel, the Montgomery County Planning Board will submit an authorization request to the Montgomery County Council for approval by formal resolution. The corpus of the revolving fund includes the original $7 million bond issue in FY71, an additional $5 million bond issue in FY90, an additional $2.2 million bond issue in FY95, an additional $2 million bond issue in FY05, plus reimbursements in excess of costs, accumulated interest, and any surplus of Advance Land Acquisition (ALA) tax revenue over debt service. M-NCPPC must seek County Council approval to change the use of ALARF-acquired property. It is the intent of the County Council that land acquisition costs for ALARF-acquired properties will ultimately be appropriated in a specific project PDF or acquisition PDF so that ALARF can be reimbursed and continue to revolve. In the event that the County Council does not require that ALARF be reimbursed, the cost of the land acquisition related to the development project shall be disclosed in the PDF text.
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Phase

Ongoing

Status

Active
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Budget Snapshot
$27.8M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$6M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Cost Change

Increase due to the addition of two fiscal years to this ongoing project.
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Justification

Some of the acquisitions in this project may help meet 2012 Park, Recreation and Open Space (PROS) Plan objectives. This project enables the Commission to acquire private property in lieu of allowing development that would adversely affect a planned public use of the property. All properties acquired with ALARF must first be shown on adopted area master plans as needed for future public use. Properties included for acquisition in a current capital budget of any public agency are not eligible for acquisition under this project.
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Fiscal Note

Prior year partial capitalization of expenditures through FY16 totaled $19,337,000. As of April 19, 2017, the balance in the ALARF account is $9,911,853.
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Budget Snapshot
$27.8M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$6M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Project Details
Project NumberP727007
Date Last Modified09/24/19
Administering AgencyM-NCPPC
CategoryM-NCPPC
SubCategoryAcquisition
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 FY19Est FY20Total 6 YearsFY 21FY 22FY 23FY 24FY 25FY 26Beyond 6 Years
Planning, Design and Supervision00000000000
Land2779820798100060001000100010001000100010000
Site Improvements and Utilities00000000000
Construction00000000000
Other00000000000
Total Expenditures2779820798100060001000100010001000100010000
FUNDING (000s)
Funding SourceTotalThru FY19Est FY20Total 6 YearsFY 21FY 22FY 23FY 24FY 25FY 26Beyond 6 Years
Revolving Fund (M-NCPPC Only)2779820798100060001000100010001000100010000
Total Funding Sources2779820798100060001000100010001000100010000
APPROPRIATION AND EXPENDITURE DATA ($000s)
Appropriation FY 21 Request0
Year First AppropriationFY72
Appropriation FY 22 Request0
Last FY's Cost Estimate25798
Cumulative Appropriation17798
Expenditure / Encumbrances0
Unencumbered Balance17798