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Description

This project expands the active recreation area in Ovid Hazen Wells Recreational Park and relocates the Ovid Hazen Wells Carousel from Wheaton Regional Park. The expansion of the active recreation area as recommended in the 2014 Ovid Hazen Wells Recreational Park Master Plan Update will occur in two phases. This project currently funds the design and construction of Phase I, which includes the carousel roundhouse, carousel relocation, skate park, amphitheater, accessory building (with ticketing and restrooms), parking, trails, stormwater management, utilities, additional playground equipment, and landscaping. The future Phase 2 will include an adventure playground, water play area, dog park, community green, additional picnic shelters, teen adventure play (climbing/fitness tower and fitness equipment with running track), athletic field improvements, additional parking, maintenance building, trails, open meadows, and landscaping.
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Phase

Preliminary Design Stage

Status

Active
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Budget Snapshot
$8.2M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$6.32M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Location

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Estimated Schedule

Design in FY 21/22. Construction to begin FY23.
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Justification

The Park Facility Plan for the active recreation area was approved by the Montgomery County Planning Board on September 24, 2015. The program of requirements for this project was recommended in the Ovid Hazen Wells Recreational Park Master Plan Update, approved by the Montgomery County Planning Board on November 20, 2014.
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Fiscal Note

FY21 Savings Plan slipped $100k from FY21 to FY24 due to affordability. FY20 Supplemental Appropriation of $200k in State Aid. FY21 reduction of $100k in G.O. Bonds and switched $2.9 million in G.O. Bonds with Program Open Space. FY21 Reduced Spending Plan shifted $100k GO Bonds from FY21 to FY24. Slippage in FY22 shifted $1 million from FY22 to FY23-25.
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Disclosures

A pedestrian impact analysis will be performed during design or is in progress. 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

Maryland State Highway Administration, Montgomery County Revenue Authority, Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services.
Budget Snapshot
$8.2M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$6.32M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Project Details
Project NumberP871745
Date Last Modified05/12/22
Administering AgencyM-NCPPC
CategoryM-NCPPC
SubCategoryDevelopment
Planning AreaClarksburg and Vicinity
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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 Supervision18821861079617270252950000
Land00000000000
Site Improvements and Utilities63189052157072230229811790000
Construction00000000000
Other00000000000
Total Expenditures8200276160063242500255012740000
FUNDING (000s)
Funding SourceTotalThru FY21Est FY22Total 6 YearsFY 23FY 24FY 25FY 26FY 27FY 28Beyond 6 Years
G.O. Bonds5091276140034151070107112740000
Program Open Space29090029091430147900000
State Aid200020000000000
Total Funding Sources8200276160063242500255012740000
APPROPRIATION AND EXPENDITURE DATA ($000s)
Appropriation FY 23 Request0
Year First AppropriationFY19
Appropriation FY 24 Request0
Last FY's Cost Estimate8200
Cumulative Appropriation8200
Expenditure / Encumbrances732
Unencumbered Balance7468