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February 7, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Council At-Large Candidates Discuss Recordation Tax During Debate

The recordation tax took center stage Wednesday during a debate between six candidates running for Montgomery County Council At-large in the upcoming election. Implemented in 2016, the Montgomery County Council voted unanimously to increase the recordation tax to help fund school construction costs and to assist low and moderate income households with rental assistance. Some […]

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July 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATE: Greenberger Begins New Role in County Government

After serving more than a decade as the legislative officer for the Montgomery County Council, Neil Greenberger transferred to his new role in the Public Information Office of the County Executive on Monday. This change comes amid Greenberger’s announcement to run for an at-large seat on the County Council back in June. He requested a […]

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June 23, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Greenberger To Be Transferred from PIO Position Because of Candidacy

Neil Greenberger, the Montgomery County Council public information officer who says he is running to be a member of the Montgomery County Council, said Friday he will be transferring out of his office. Instead of handling the public relations duties for the county council, he’ll cross East Jefferson Street to join County Executive Ike Leggett’s […]

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June 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Council Spokesman to Run for Seat on County Council

Montgomery County spokesman Neil Greenberger said Thursday he was running for an at-large seat on the Montgomery County Council. He said he was assembling a team of advisers skilled in communications and knowing the “pulse of the community,” he said. Greenberger, a lifelong Democrat who lives in Damascus, said in February that he was mulling […]

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May 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Council Honors ‘Legendary’ High School Football Coach Bob Milloy (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council recognized “legendary” high school football coach Bob Milloy at its Tuesday meeting. During his 47 years on the sidelines, 73-year-old Milloy has won more high school football games than any other football coach in Maryland. He recently announced his retirement. In his remarks at the Council meeting, Milloy described being a […]

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April 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Council Approves Funds for Security Improvements at Jewish Community Centers (VIDEO)

UPDATED The Montgomery County Council has unanimously approved a $225,000 supplemental appropriation to fund security improvements at Bender JCC of Greater Washington, Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. The elected leaders also approved an amendment to the resolution so additional organizations or faith groups can also receive county […]

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February 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Spokesman Mulls Run for Montgomery Council Seat

A longtime Montgomery County employee could be among the candidates running for county council in November 2018. Neil Greenberger, who serves as the council’s spokesman, said Tuesday he was considering a council campaign. “I would chance to say I know as much about county government as anybody in the county,” said Greenberger, who plans to […]

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December 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Asbestos Project Begins This Week at Montgomery County Council Office Building

Asbestos removal begins this week on the fourth floor at the Montgomery County Council Office Building (COB) at 100 Maryland Avenue. Signs have been posted at the entrances and exits of the building to alert passersby of the asbestos project. Don Scheuerman, a section chief for Montgomery County’s Division of Building Design and Construction, said […]

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December 7, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Council Committee Debates $15 Minimum Wage for Hours, Questions Remain

Raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour is a conversation happening across the country even here in Montgomery County where the current minimum wage is $10.75. On Dec. 7, The Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services (HHS) Committee held a third worksession on Bill 12-16 that would gradually increase the County’s minimum wage […]

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October 1, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Younger Residents Can Express Their County Concerns in Upcoming Town Hall Meeting in Rockville

Younger residents will have the chance to voice their concerns at the sixth annual Town Hall Meeting for students on Wednesday October 5th at the Council Office Building in Rockville. “More than half of the County’s budget goes to education and educational purposes. In most circumstances, adults talk to other adults about education and what […]

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