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July 26, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Montgomery County Introduces a New Survey for Businesses

Montgomery County has introduced a new survey, the 4Business Climate Survey, which is a part of the 4Business: Benchmarking to Be the Best for Business Initiative. County Council Vice President Sidney Katz is partnering with County Executive Marc Elrich on the 4Business initiative. Once the survey ends, Elrich and Katz will hold two 4Business meetings […]

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November 30, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Montgomery County Council Passes Landlord-Tenant Law (VIDEOS)

The Montgomery County Council passed Bill 19-15 early Tuesday, which revises the Landlord-Tenant Law aimed at improving the quality of rental housing through increased inspections. The bill was sponsored by County Councilmember Marc Elrich and co-sponsored by Councilmember Nancy Navarro.   Bill 19-15, as introduced, would:  Provide for annual inspection of certain residential rental properties […]

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December 10, 2015 | Willie James Inman

Over 1,400 Residents Turn Out to Support Education and Affordable Housing in Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

On Wednesday night, 1,460 people of different faiths and backgrounds filled the pews of St. Camilus Church in Silver Spring to discuss affordable housing and education. Organized by Action in Montgomery (AIM), the event sought to challenge members of the Montgomery County Council and engage local residents on the two key issues of affordable housing […]

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December 9, 2015 | Willie James Inman

Montgomery Councilmember Leventhal Introduces Bill to Establish Department Head Salary Schedule

Montgomery County Councilmember George Leventhal introduced a bill this week that would set a salary schedule for heads of County departments, principal offices and non-merit employees. According to a press release, Bill 51-15 would be subject to approval by the council as part of the county’s operating budget. The bill would allow the Executive the discretion to […]

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