5 Things to Know Today, Jan. 23, In Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Jan. 23 and it looks like clouds today with rain this morning. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Council President Briefing: Council President Evan Glass will hold his media briefing today at 1:30 p.m to discuss the county’s proposed capital budget and the 5 year plan for capital improvements. He will also highlight the next steps to fill three upcoming vacancies for the Planning Board. The briefing will be streamed on the Council’s Facebook page here.

2. Council Business: The Economic Development (ECON) committee meets today at 9:30 a.m. The agenda and staff reports may be found online and the meeting will stream live on YouTube. At the same time, the Education & Culture committee (EC) meets. Agenda and staff reports are online and the meeting will stream live on YouTube. Finally, the Planning, Housing & Parks committee (PH) meets at 1:30 p.m. The meeting streams live on YouTube and agenda and staff reports are online here.

3. Municipal Monday:  The Gaithersburg Mayor and Council meet tonight for at 7:30 p.m for a hybrid work session. The agenda packet may be found online here. The Rockville Mayor and Council meet at 7 p.m. following a closed session at 6 p.m. The agenda and information may be found online.

4. DIY Snowglobes: Create your own winter wonderland in a snowglobe this evening at the Olney Library from 4-5 p.m. This program is designed for children ages 6-12 years old. Registration is not required.

5. MCM Summer Camps for Youth: We are offering a series of media summer camps for youth ages 12+. Teens will become masters of web series development, field reporting, video editing, and more. Not only will students develop media skills, they’ll also build teamwork, leadership and interpersonal skills. Check out our classes taught in person in our Silver Spring Media Lab.

And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.

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