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March 1, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Republican Candidate Flaunts Friendship with Rosa Parks, Muhammad Ali During Forum

During a candidate’s forum hosted by the Montgomery County Black Business Council, Republican Candidate Robin Ficker touted his friendship with Civil Rights leaders Rosa Parks and Muhammad Ali. Ficker boasted his friendships after moderator Deborah Milo asked candidates how they would examine the county’s procurement regulation regime to improve contract opportunities for black businesses. “Rosa […]

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February 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Protesters Call on Leggett to ‘Reveal the Deal’

Protesters at a budget forum Tuesday night demanded County Executive Ike Leggett “reveal the deal” — the details of what Amazon is being offered to move to Montgomery County. “Corporate tax breaks just won’t cut it. What we need is the people’s budget,” the protesters chanted at a meeting to collect citizen input on what […]

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January 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Budget Forum Canceled Monday Because of Bad Weather

County Executive Ike Leggett’s budget forum scheduled for tonight in Bethesda has been canceled because of the winter weather advisory for freezing rain and snow. The forum will take place on Tuesday, February 6 at 7 p.m. at the  Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda. Leggett will announce his Recommended FY19 Operating […]

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January 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett Invites Residents to Budget Forums This Month

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is scheduled to hold five forums on the the fiscal year 2019 operating budget this month. The meetings will let residents voice opinions on county spending. The first budget forum is scheduled for Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane. “Public forums are […]

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January 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Executive to Hold Final Budget Forum on Jan. 30 at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown

On Monday night, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is scheduled to hold his final Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget forum. The Jan. 30th forum takes place from 7-8:30 p.m. at the BlackRock Center for the Arts at 12901 Town Commons Drive in Germantown. “Public forums are the residents’ opportunity to let me know what is […]

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January 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett to Hold Five Budget Forums This Month

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is scheduled to hold five forums on the the fiscal year 2018 operating budget this month. The first budget forum is scheduled for Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane. “Public forums are the residents’ opportunity to tell me what is important to […]

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February 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen, Leggett and Rice Met With Dr. Smith Before School Board Meeting (VIDEO)

Before the Montgomery County School Board voted on his conditional appointment, Dr. Jack Smith had a breakfast meeting with County Executive Ike Leggett, Council President Nancy Floreen and Council member Craig Rice who chairs the Council’s Education Committee. According to Rice, Dr. Smith, who does not officially start the superintendent’s job until July 1, committed […]

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December 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

Officials Work to Combat Sexual Trafficking at Safe Silver Spring Forum

Members of the state delegation to the Maryland General Assembly and community members will discuss legislative solutions and other initiatives to curb sexual trafficking at a Safe Silver Spring forum Thursday, Dec. 10th. The forum will be held at the Health Sciences Center on the Takoma Park campus of Montgomery College from 7 to 9 […]

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September 17, 2015 | Staff Writer

Ride On Forums to Discuss Proposed Service Cuts

The public will have a chance to comment on proposed changes to Ride On’s bus service two public forums to be held in September. Route eliminations are being proposed to help close the significant budget shortfall facing the County in FY16. The County will consider all comments received by September 30. The following routes are […]

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August 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

DLC to Host Statewide Alcohol Regulatory Forum in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County’s Department of Liquor Control (DLC) is scheduled to host the eighth annual Maryland Statewide Alcohol Beverage Forum from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday at 201 Edison Park Drive in Gaithersburg. The event, funded by the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA), brings together alcohol license administrators and alcohol enforcement from Maryland […]

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