Five Things to Know for Nov. 12 in Montgomery County

Good morning! It’s Tuesday, Nov. 12 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets in the Council Hearing room at 9 a.m. Council Vice President Sidney Katz will present a proclamation recognizing Veteran’s Day. Here’s a look at the agenda for the meeting.

2. Announcement About New Economic Development PlatformMontgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro is hosting a press conference at 11 a.m. in Rockville where she is announcing a new Economic Development Platform with County Executive Marc Elrich, Councilmembers, as well as other business community leaders. Here’s the full text of the Economic Development Platform Resolution.

3. MCPS Early Release Day: Students at Montgomery County Public Schools get to enjoy a half day.

4. Be Safe, Be Seen:  The “Be Safe, Be Seen” campaign is coming to the Silver Spring Metro Station from 4 to 6 p.m. The campaign, which is a collaboration facilitated by the County’s Vision Zero Initiative, aims to promote pedestrian safety.

County’s Campaign Aims to Alert Drivers, Pedestrians and Bicyclists About Decreased Daylight

5. State Workshop on I-270 Congestion:  From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., commuters and motorists have a chance to sound discuss strategies for reducing congestion on Interstate 270 between I-370 in Gaithersburg and I-70 in Frederick. The workshop is at Clarksburg High School, located on 22500 Wims Road.

State Holding Workshops on Reducing I-270 Congestion

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