bethesda downtown plan

May 25, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Council Selects Patterson as New Planning Board Member

In a short but productive session, the Montgomery County Council filled a vacancy in the county Planning Board, gave its blessing to a land-use document to guide future development in downtown Bethesda and formally approve a $5.4 billion budget for fiscal 2018. The new planning board member is Tina Patterson of Germantown, who provides an […]

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March 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

PHED Committee to Discuss Affordable Housing and Bethesda Downtown Plan

Affordable housing will be one topic of discussion during the Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee’s meeting on Mar. 27. The goal of this meeting is to address the affordable housing component of the proposed Bethesda Downtown Plan to increase or preserve affordable housing, according to a news release. In addition to affordable […]

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March 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner Covers Food Security, Bethesda Land-Use Plan, Microloans in Weekly Briefing

Council President Roger Berliner covered a wide array of topics in his Monday meeting with reporters, including a proposed food security plan, the Bethesda Downtown Plan, and a microloans proposal.

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February 6, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Discusses Immigration, Bethesda Plan, Minimum Wage, Metro, Microgrid and More at Weekly Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner discussed immigration, the Bethesda Downtown Plan, minimum wage, Metro, his support for the microgrid and more at his weekly briefing with reporters on Feb. 6. Immigration was the first topic on his mind as he passed out a joint statement that was issued by the county’s elected leaders last […]

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February 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

PHED Committee to Discuss Proposed Bethesda Downtown Plan’s Impact on Schools

The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee will discuss the fiscal impact of the proposed Bethesda Downtown Plan and the effect the plan would have on schools on Feb. 6, according to a news release. The Bethesda Downtown Plan is a 20 year checkup that involves the community, business owners, developers […]

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January 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Frustrated About Plans for Bethesda Growth, Talk About Incorporation (VIDEO)

REVISED 1.18.17 2:30 p.m.  Frustrated with the lack of representation from the Montgomery County Council, dozens of Bethesda residents turned out for an informational meeting on Thursday night to learn more about the process to incorporate Bethesda. The meeting was hosted by two groups, the Coalition of Bethesda Area Residents and the East Bethesda Citizens […]

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January 18, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Communities Ask for Changes to Proposed Bethesda Downtown Plan in Letter Sent to County Council

Concerned with the impact the Bethesda Downtown Plan will have on residents, local leaders and community organizations representing roughly 10,000 downtown Bethesda households, submitted a joint letter to the Montgomery County Council on Tuesday, according to a news release. Organized by the Coalition of Bethesda Area Residents (CBAR), the letter highlights residents’ concerns and asks […]

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September 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Council President Floreen to Meet with Reporters on Monday

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen is scheduled to meet with reporters at 11:30 a.m. on Monday. Floreen is expected to discuss her bill to allow small cell towers and the Council’s meeting with MCEDC President David Petr. She is also expected to talk about the forthcoming Bethesda Downtown Plan that will update the 1994 […]

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June 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, June 9, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 9, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s graduation day for the Class of 2016 at Northwood, Watkins Mill high schools and the Rock Terrace School. 2. The Montgomery County Planning Board will hold a work session today and on the agenda; the Bethesda Downtown Plan. 3. The Montgomery County Chamber […]

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June 24, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, June 24, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, June 24th, in Montgomery County: 1. Bethesda Downtown Plan: There’s a public hearing today on the draft of the Bethesda Downtown Plan at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center. 2. Gaithersburg Police Foundation Fundraiser: Show your support for the Gaithersburg Police Foundation by shopping at the Kentlands Whole Foods Market, at […]

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