County Council

May 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for May 22 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, May 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Session:  The Montgomery County Council is expected to vote on a special appropriation to the County Government’s Fiscal Year 18 Operating Budget on  funding legal representation for residents detained for deportation proceedings. 2. Congressional Forum on Election Security: U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin […]

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May 21, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 21 in Montgomery County

Mostly sunny today with highs in the upper 70s. Here are five more things to know for Monday, May 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Vietnam Veterans Remembered: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will unveil the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at 1 p.m. at Memorial Plaza, which is adjacent to the Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe St., […]

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May 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 18 in Montgomery County

Heavy rainfall is predicted today, many roads close to rivers and streams are expected to flood. Here are five things to know for Friday, May 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Bike to Work Day: It’s Bike to Work Day and there are pit stops across the county, including in Bethesda, Gaithersburg, North Bethesda, Rockville and Silver Spring. 2. Montgomery […]

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May 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 17 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, May 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Flood Watch: The National Weather Service is predicting more rain through Friday and has the area under a flood watch from now through Friday evening. 2. Budget Work: The County Council is scheduled to reach agreement on the fiscal year 2019 […]

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May 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 10 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, May 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Budget Work: The Montgomery County Council has a session at 10 a.m. and one of the main agenda items is taking action on the budget consent calendar for the fiscal 2019 budget. The consent calendar typically means all issues have been reviewed […]

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May 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 7 in Montgomery County

Expect some clouds and highs in the low 70s today. You might even call it spring. While you’re enjoying the pleasant weather, here are five things to know for Monday, May 7, in Montgomery County: 1. Budget Work: The Montgomery County Council has a session at 9:30 a.m. and one of the main agenda items […]

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May 4, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 4 in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service expects a third day of 90 degrees or above temperatures. Here are five things to know for Friday, May 4, in Montgomery County: 1. Safety Tips for Heat: Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Captain Thomas Potter provides tips for surviving the heat in this short video. 2. County Council T&E Committee […]

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April 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 17 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, April 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Equity Policy: Montgomery County Council Vice President Nancy Navarro is expected to introduce a resolution during today’s council session that would develop an equity policy framework requiring the county to question how budget and policy decisions impact equity. 2. Save a […]

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April 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 16 in Montgomery County

Update: The Maryland Department of Planning listening session meeting takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. Here are five things to know for Monday, April 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Listen Up: The Maryland Department of Planning has scheduled a listening session to hear what the community thinks should be the state’s objectives for growing […]

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April 11, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Charter Commission Recommends No Change in County Council

The Montgomery County Charter Review Commission will not recommend a change in the constitution of the County Council, despite months of consideration that the current set up is less than ideal. In a Facebook message posted Wednesday, the commission’s chairman Paul Bessel said the panel’s recommendation is to keep the current council structure of four […]

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