Council President Nancy Navarro

December 3, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Council Elects Katz, Hucker as New President, Vice President

The Montgomery County Council elected a new Council President and Vice President to one-year terms on Tuesday. Sidney Katz will serve as Council President, while Tom Hucker will become the new Vice President for the upcoming year. Each vote was unanimous. Outgoing Council President Nancy Navarro, who served as the only woman on the council […]

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December 2, 2019 | Gaynelle Evans

‘I was the Only Woman, the Only Immigrant’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked county leaders to join the conversation about racial equity. Council President Nancy Navarro shared this experience with MCM. DESCRIBE A  RACIAL EXPERIENCE HERE AND SHARE YOUR STORY WITH MCM. JOIN THE CONVERSATION. Your contribution is vital and will help create a better understanding. All are invited to share, regardless of race or […]

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November 30, 2019 | Gaynelle Evans

‘You Have to See Me’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked county leaders to join the conversation about racial equity. Councilmember Nancy Navarro shared this experience with MCM. DESCRIBE A  RACIAL EXPERIENCE HERE AND SHARE YOUR STORY WITH MCM. JOIN THE CONVERSATION. Your contribution is vital and will help create a better understanding. All are invited to share, regardless of race or ethnicity. […]

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November 25, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Navarro Pridefully Reflects on Term as Council President

With her term coming to an end, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro reflected Monday on the past year. “It has been an amazing year; it’s been a unique year of course with all the transitions of a new administration after 12 years… as well as pretty much a new council…” said Navarro. Key topics […]

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November 25, 2019 | Gaynelle Evans

‘It’s just the beginning.’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked county leaders to join the conversation about racial equity. Council President Nancy Navarro shared this experience with MCM. Your contribution is vital and will help create a better understanding. JOIN THE CONVERSATION. DESCRIBE A  RACIAL EXPERIENCE HERE AND SHARE YOUR STORY WITH MCM. All are invited to share, regardless of race or […]

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November 19, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejo Aprueba Legislación sobre Equidad Racial y Justicia Social

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery aprobó por unanimidad una ley de equidad racial y justicia social que cambia la forma en que el condado realiza las funciones básicas. Por ejemplo, la legislación requiere que el condado y cada departamento del condado desarrollen planes de acción de equidad racial y justicia social, y requiere que […]

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November 19, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Council Passes Racial Equity, Social Justice Legislation

The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved a racial equity and social justice law that changes the way the county performs basic functions. For example, the legislation requires the county and each county department to develop racial equity and social justice action plans, and it requires the county executive to explain how each management program promotes […]

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November 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Safety at Wheaton Metro Garage Subject of Forum

Safety at the Wheaton Metro parking garage will be the subject of a community forum Monday, Nov. 18. The forum takes place at the Wheaton Community Recreation Center Social Hall, 11701 Georgia Ave. Metro customers have complained for years about safety issues and deteriorating conditions at the garage. The meeting will provide an opportunity for […]

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November 13, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Council, Elrich Unveil New Economic Development Plan for County

The Montgomery County Council is expected to pass an economic development platform next week that calls on council committees to develop specific plans. “The reality is that for too long we have not had a coherent a particularly strong strategic plan, a vision, a platform that could take note and leverage them to continue to […]

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November 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Aprobado Proyecto de Ley Contra Discriminación por Peinados Naturales

Los miembros del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery votaron por unanimidad a favor de la Ley 30-19, la Ley CORONA o CROWN como se le conoce en inglés (Creación de un mundo respetuoso y abierto para el cabello natural), durante una audiencia, el martes. La Ley CORONA prohibirá la discriminación contra ciertos tipos de peinados […]

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