councilmember hans riemer

November 19, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

FOX5 to Receive County Grant for Moving North One Metro Stop

FOX5, Fox Television’s locally owned and operated affiliate, is in line to receive $1.5 million from the state and county for its move to a Bethesda high-rise. The station — at 5151 Wisconsin Avenue, NW since 1966 — is moving its 178 employees into the renovated 7272 Wisconsin Ave. location, essentially moving one Metro stop, […]

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September 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Community Conversation to Discuss Austrian City’s Social Housing Model

Austria’s capital city of Vienna will be the subject of a community conversation on Saturday morning at the County Council’s office building in Rockville. Vienna is internationally recognized to be at the forefront of progressive housing policy, sustainability and architecture. Close to 60 percent of Vienna’s 1.8 million residents live in government-subsidized housing that is […]

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July 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Despite Olney Protests, Council Approves 10 New Radio Towers

The Montgomery County Council approved a plan Tuesday to install 10 new radio towers in the county, which completes a new emergency communication system. In total, the county will have 22 radio towers. One of the towers will be built in Olney on Georgia Avenue near the Intercounty Connector. Before the vote, State Sen. Ben […]

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July 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

In White Oak, Community Participates in Racial Equity Forum

Dozens of people came out to the Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice at the White Oak Recreation Center on Wednesday. MyMCMedia spoke to Council President Nancy Navarro and Councilmember Evan Glass about why Montgomery County has been organizing these forums. Here’s a look at how the event went down. Seven of the […]

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July 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 9 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, July 9, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. Police Advisory Commission Bill Press Conference: Councilmember Hans Riemer is holding a press conference tonight at 7 p.m. to introduce a […]

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July 3, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Riemer to Hold Press Conference on Policing Advisory Commission Bill

Montgomery Councilmember Hans Riemer will hold a press conference on a policing advisory commission bill next Tuesday July 9 at 7 p.m. Bill 14-19, introduced by Council Member Riemer, would create a Policing Advisory Commission and specify the commission’s membership and duties. According to the Montgomery County Council, the goal of this legislation is to […]

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June 17, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

County Council to Weigh Police Oversight Commission

Legislation that will be introduced Tuesday that would establish a Montgomery County police advisory commission, giving the public greater oversight of county police. Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer is the lead sponsor. “I think the public has a lot at stake in police practices that govern how the police do their work. It makes sense […]

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December 6, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Riemer New Chairman of County Council’s Planning Committee

With the new Montgomery County Council come new committee assignments. One of the most important committees on the County Council is the Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee. PHED, as it is called, will be chaired by Councilmember Hans Riemer, joined by incoming council members, Will Jawando and Andrew Friedson. PHED handles land use and […]

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March 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Council to Host Town Hall Meeting in White Oak March 14

The Montgomery County Council will host a Town Hall Meeting in White Oak on Wednesday, March 14. The nine-member Council includes President Hans Riemer, Vice President Nancy Navarro and Councilmembers Roger Berliner, Marc Elrich, Nancy Floreen, Tom Hucker, Sidney Katz, George Leventhal and Craig Rice. According to a news release, the meeting will be held […]

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October 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Upcoming Political Events in October

Councilmember Sidney Katz kicks off his re-election campaign at 2 p.m. Sunday at Dawson’s Market, 225 N. Washington St., Rockville. Andrew Friedson, Democratic candidate for Montgomery County Council District 1, has a campaign kickoff from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road, Potomac. Free. For more information, write […]

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