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Silver Spring Transit Center Briefing (Video)

The Montgomery County Council received a briefing on the Silver Spring Transit Center on April 8. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports that county officials still don’t know exactly when the facility will open to the public. Related:

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Montgomery Parks Wins Six Awards

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Montgomery Parks, part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission has received six awards from the Maryland Recreation and Parks Association (MRPA)<> at the Annual Conference this week in Ocean City, Maryland. Montgomery Parks received awards in the following categories: PARC Branch Planning and Design with Environmental Protection in Mind Award for impervious surface […]

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Sandy Spring Rural Village Plan Exhibit

The results of the four-day design and planning workshop for the Sandy Spring Rural Village Plan are now on display for the community to experience. Asked by the Sandy Spring Museum (17901 Bentley Road, Sandy Spring) to make the design and visioning work for the ongoing Sandy Spring Rural Village Plan available to others, planners […]

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Parks Director Mary Bradford is Retiring (Video)

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In this MyMCMedia extra video, Parks Director Mary Bradford tells us about her upcoming retirement in June. Related:

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Public Safety, H&HS Committees Meet on April 10

The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee will hold a worksession at 9 a.m. on April 10 on the Fiscal Year 2015 budget request of the Police Department. The worksession is part of the Council’s review of the FY15 operating budget recommended by County Executive Isiah Leggett. The Public Safety Committee, which is chaired by […]

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Leventhal at Silver Spring Transit Center Briefing (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Montgomery County Council Vice President George Leventhal asks General Services Director David Dise about the status of opening the Silver Spring Transit Center. Take a look: Related:

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Berliner at Silver Spring Transit Center Briefing (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner asks General Services Director David Dise about the role of the advisory group brought on to review the final work plan for the Silver Spring Transit Center. Take a look: Related:

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Nancy Navarro on Silver Spring Transit Center (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra video, Montgomery County Council member Nancy Navarro notes that she was surprised to learn that the County Executive had brought on a task force or advisory group to review the work plan for the Silver Spring Transit Center. Take a look:   Related:      

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Council Works on Police and HHS Budget 4/10

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The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee at 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 10, will hold a worksession on the Fiscal Year 2015 budget request of the Police Department. The worksession is part of the Council’s review of the FY15 operating budget recommended by County Executive Isiah Leggett. The Public Safety Committee, which is chaired […]

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County Moves Vulnerable Homeless into Permanent Homes (Video)

Montgomery County leaders met with members of the Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless and volunteers with the 100,000 Homes campaign to acknowledge the County’s progress in finding permanent housing for medically vulnerable homeless living on County streets. “The County Council is not going to drop this issue,” said Councilmember George Leventhal during the press […]

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