5 Things to Know Today, March 16, In Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, March 16, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Montgomery County Council: Committees will review FY23-28 CIP Amendments for Montgomery College and MCPS; receive an update on the Children’s Opportunity Alliance, the Strategic Plan to End Childhood Hunger and the Office of Food System Resilience; and review a supplemental appropriation which would expand maternal health home visiting services.

See agendas here. 

Committee meetings are televised live on County Cable Montgomery or streaming live at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/council/ondemand/index.html Videos are archived and available on-demand 24 hours after the meeting concludes.

To listen to a committee meeting held in 3CHR dial 240-773-3333; for 7CHR dial 240-773-3377

2. Doing Business with Montgomery County: Webinar at 10:45 a.m. Topics will include certification and resources, the solicitation process, how to do business with other entities, and much more.

More information here. 

3. Montgomery Parks: The second meeting is on today from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The meeting will be in Bethesda Elementary School in the All Purpose Room. Those interested in attending either meeting can register online.

Montgomery Parks Seeks Community Input on New Park in Bethesda

4. Women’s History Month: Events in the county to celebrate.

Events to Celebrate Women’s History Month

5. Fighting Fentanyl: A Call to Action (ICYMI): Residents were able to ask questions in a live Q&A session following the presentation. Host Andrea Sarralde was joined by Fire & Rescue Services chief spokesperson Pete Piringer and Montgomery Goes Purple Co-founder Laura Mitchell.

Residents Participate in Q&A Following Fentanyl Presentation

And One More Thing:  Residents are encouraged to stay current on changing weather conditions by signing up for ‘Alert Montgomery.’

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

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