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February 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today Thursday, Feb. 8, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Council work: The Health & Human Services (HHS) and the Government Operations (GO) committees meet today to receive updates on the county employee wellness program, capital improvement program, ethics regulations, and the Cable Television and Communications Plan . Watch live, here. 2. Coffee […]

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June 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Questions About Campaign Financing Fund Raised at GO Committee Meeting

There were several questions raised about Montgomery County’s new public election fund at the County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy (GO) Committee meeting Thursday morning. Leading the discussion was Jared DeMarinis, who is the director of the division of candidacy and campaign finance for the Maryland State Board of Elections. Councilmembers Nancy Navarro, Sidney […]

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September 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 25, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 25, in Montgomery County: 1. You have one week from today to apply for a spot on the new Economic Development Corporation. 2. The Gaithersburg Board of Supervisors of Elections has certified the candidacies of Jud Ashman, Darline D.H. Bell-Zuccarelli and Henry Marraffa Jr. for the […]

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April 16, 2015 | Staff Writer

GO Committee Recommends Funding for Public Campaign Finance System

The Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy (GO) Committee today unanimously recommended that the full Council consider adding up to $2 million to begin funding a new Public Election Fund that will allow candidates for County Council and County Executive to qualify for partial public financing for their campaigns. When the Council approved […]

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July 16, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of Councilmember Nancy Navarro

Cable Communications-Community Media Organizations Bill (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra video, the Montgomery County Council unanimously adopts Bill 28-14, with amendments to redefine “community access organization” to “community media organization” and broadens the applicability of the Code to “community media engagement platforms,” which include television, radio, internet and social media. It also requires a community media organization to “develop and implement […]

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February 5, 2014 | Staff Writer

County Council to Hold Another CIP Hearing and More

The Montgomery County Council at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, will hold the third session of a public hearing on County Executive Isiah Leggett’s proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Capital Budget and his proposed FY 2015-20 Capital Improvements Program (CIP). The CIP is a six-year plan for funding major projects. The public hearing will be […]

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February 2, 2014 | Staff Writer

Council Committees Meet on Feb. 3: Purple Line & More on Agenda

The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee will meet at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3 to continue its series of worksessions on issues relating to the proposed Bethesda station of the planned Purple Line. Monday’s worksession will focus on zoning, staging and open space and park issues. The PHED Committee, […]

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January 31, 2014 | Staff Writer

Council Committees Meet on Feb. 3: Purple Line & More

The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee at 2 p.m. on Feb. 3, will continue its series of worksessions on issues relating to the proposed Bethesda station of the planned Purple Line. Monday’s worksession will focus on zoning, staging and open space and park issues. The PHED Committee, which is chaired […]

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October 20, 2013 | Staff Writer

Council Committees to Discuss Police Station in Bethesda & More

The Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy (GO) Committee and its Public Safety Committee will hold a joint worksession at 1 p.m. on Oct. 21 on a proposed new location for the 2nd District Police Station in Bethesda. A previous plan for a land swap with a developer that would have led to […]

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October 14, 2013 | Staff Writer

GO Committee To Vet Early Voting Sites

The Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy (GO) Committee will hold a worksession on the proposed list of early voting sites in Montgomery County at 1 p.m. on Oct. 14. The Maryland General Assembly, in its 2013 session, approved increasing the number of early voting sites in the County from five to eight […]

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