district 3

September 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Shnider Challenging Katz for Seat on County Council

The 28-year-old former political director of a pro-Israel, pro-peace organization is running against Councilmember Sidney Katz for the District 3 seat on the County Council. Ben Shnider, a Democrat, said he was seeking his first attempt at elective office because he was “motivated by the issues he cares about. “In Montgomery County, we offer a […]

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August 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Councilmember Sidney Katz Files For Re-Election (VIDEO)

With his wife Sally by his side, Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz, a Democrat, filed his paperwork at the Board of Elections Wednesday as he prepares to run for re-election to his District 3 seat in 2018.  A former mayor of Gaithersburg, Katz is finishing his first term on the County Council and it’s a […]

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May 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Katz Says He Will Seek a Second Term on the County Council

Although he is not making a formal announcement yet, Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz confirms he will seek a second term on the Montgomery County Council. Katz, the former Mayor of Gaithersburg, is serving his first term in the District 3 seat, representing about 200,000 people in Gaithersburg, Rockville, Washington Grove and Leisure World, as […]

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February 6, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Sidney Katz Inducted in Hall of Mayors at Gaithersburg City Hall (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Sidney Katz was inducted in the Gaithersburg Hall of Mayors on Monday night at Gaithersburg City Hall.  Katz served the city as mayor from 1998-2014. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has more in this report, below: Watch the entire presentation, which included some good-natured teasing from his former city colleagues and a surprise […]

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October 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Sidney Katz to Host a Community Meeting on Nov. 2nd in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz, who represents Council District 3, is scheduled to host a community meeting at 7 p.m. on Nov. 2nd, at the Benjamin Gaither Center at 80 Bureau Drive in the city of Gaithersburg. At this meeting, Katz is expected to provide updates about public safety, the proposed Corridor Cities Transitway and […]

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November 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

Councilmember Katz Recognizes Cathy Drzyzgula Day in District 3 (VIDEO)

Former Gaithersburg City Councilmember Cathy Drzyzgula was honored for her service to the city at a reception at City Hall on Nov. 16th. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz declares it “Cathy Drzyzgula Day” in District 3 and he says that’s a first. Drzyzgula was honored on Nov. 16 for her […]

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January 30, 2015 | Staff Writer

Meet the Mayors (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts “Meet the Mayors,” a new television show on Montgomery Channel 21 about some of the issues and challenges facing two of Montgomery County’s biggest cities. Joining the discussion are Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman, Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton and Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz, who now represents both cities as the Council’s […]

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January 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Meet Sidney Katz: District 3 County Councilmember (VIDEO)

Former Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz is one of the newest Montgomery County Councilmembers. Newly elected, Katz now represents District 3 which includes Gaithersburg, Rockville, Washington Grove, Leisure World and parts of Aspen Hill, Derwood, North Potomac and more. Learn more about Katz in this video produced by County Cable Montgomery: Visit our PEG partner County […]

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October 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Ashman Celebrates Mayor News at Quincy’s (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Gaithersburg City Councilmember Jud Ashman, who recently was selected as the city’s next mayor, said he celebrated the news with a few friends at a local Gaithersburg establishment after the executive session on Oct. 6. Ashman said a bigger celebration will probably take place after his swearing in ceremony on […]

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October 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Jud Ashman Hopes to Be Like Mayor Katz (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra video, Gaithersburg City Councilmember Jud Ashman, who was recently selected as Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz’s successor, says he hopes to be a mayor that is very much like Katz. Take a look: Katz has submitted his conditional resignation because he is running unopposed for the District 3 County Council seat. Ashman […]

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