Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 11, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Jan. 11, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County:

1. COVID-19 Testing: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at six testing sites today. The schedule of clinics may be found here.

2. State COVID-19 Economic Relief Announcement:  Gov. Hogan will hold a news conference at 11 a.m. to announce an economic and stimulus relief package.

3. Council Media Briefing: Council President Tom Hucker and Vice-President Gabe Albornoz will hold a media briefing today at 1 p.m. They are expected to discuss COVID-19 vaccination efforts and the project to rename streets and public places.

4. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meet virtually for a work session to discuss the stormwater fees at 7:30 p.m. Here are the agenda and the agenda packet. Kensington Mayor and Town Council meet at 7 p.m. via Zoom. The agenda may be found here. Rockville’s Mayor and Council meet virtually at 7 p.m., here’s the agenda. Prior to the meeting from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Mayor  Newton and Councilmember Pierzchala will hold a drop-in session open to residents, sign-up here.

5. Public Schools Budget Hearing: MCPS Board of Education holds a virtual public operating budget hearing for Fiscal Year 2022 tonight starting at 6 p.m. Learn more about the Superintendent’s proposed budget and where to submit questions or comments. Watch tonight’s hearing streamed live on YouTube below:

And one more thing:  A City of Rockville pilot archery deer-culling program closes Civic Center Park and parts of Croydon Creek Nature Center this week through Jan. 16. Here’s more information:

Managed Deer Hunts to Close Parts of Rockville Parks

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

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