small cell antennas

May 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Council Unanimously Passes Small Cell Antenna Regs

The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved new small-cell antenna regulations Tuesday. The regulations have been controversial among residents who object to the antennas as unsightly. State and federal laws do not allow local governments from disallowing the antennas in residential neighborhoods. Councilmember George Leventhal had hoped the council would adopt separate regulations — one set […]

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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Riemer Meets the Media

Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer discusses the latest developments on the I-270 widening project and small-cell antennas.

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March 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Riemer Meets the Media, March 19

Council President Hans Riemer has his regular meeting with the media. He talks about the budget, small-cell antennas and his hip.

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February 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Riemer Meets the Media

In his regular meeting with members of the media, Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer discusses a tax study performed by the Maryland Comptroller’s Office, a bill that could threaten local governments’ ability to regulate small cell antennas, the council’s work on the capital budget and economic development for breweries. Two Metro topics also came […]

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October 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Meeting Set for Public Input on Small Cell Antennas

A community meeting has been set for Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett to receive public comments on small antennas on streetlights and lower-height buildings. The meeting will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, in the Third Floor Hearing Rom at the Council Office Building, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville. The meeting will focus […]

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October 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Executive Seeking Public’s Input on Proposed Zoning Text Amendment for Antennas

Montgomery County Executive, Ike Leggett, is asking for the public’s input on a Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA) draft to revise the county’s zoning code to address deployment of small antennas on streetlights and lower height buildings, according to a news release. As technology evolves, the County has received a number of applications to deploy small […]

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May 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 22, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, May 22, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Bus Fire: Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a bus fire at the Montgomery County Public Schools depot on Crabbs Branch Way over the weekend in Derwood. 2. Berliner Briefing: Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner is scheduled to meet […]

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February 13, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. In Silver Spring, nurses plan a protest at Holy Cross Hospital this morning to express their concerns with hospital staffing practices and their right to unionize. 2. The National Weather Service warns residents high winds will continue through this afternoon, with gusts possible up to […]

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February 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Gaithersburg to Discuss Small Cell Antennas on Monday

The Gaithersburg Mayor and Council will meet Monday night to discuss small cell antennas, an issue that has residents up in arms about unsightly poles and equipment in their neighborhoods. The meeting will be 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 31 S. Summit Ave. At the meeting, the Mayor and Council […]

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January 23, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Talks Minimum Wage, Bethesda Plans, E-Permit Parking Problems, Marriott, DLC, Metro and More at Weekly Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner told reporters today that he believes Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is going to veto the Council’s legislation that would increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2020. You may remember the Council voted 5-4 last week to pass the legislation. Berliner was one of the four Councilmembers (Nancy […]

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