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Pulbic Hearing Scheduled on Reducing Safety Zone for Archery Hunters

The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15, on Expedited Bill 35-14, which would reduce the safety zone for archery hunters in the County from 150 yards to 100 yards from a dwelling house, residence, church or other building or camp occupied by human beings.

The public hearing will be held in the Third Floor Hearing Room of the Council Office Building, which is located at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. The meeting will be televised live by County Cable Montgomery (CCM—Cable Channel 6 on Comcast and RCN, Channel 30 on Verizon) and can be viewed via streaming through the County web site at

Those interested in testifying at the public hearing can sign up starting Thursday, June 12, by calling 240-777-7803. Call 240-777-7910 to obtain copies of the bill or go to


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