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July 22, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Piloting ‘SolarAPP+’ Platform to Instantly Approve Solar Permits for Residents 

Montgomery County wants to help residents get solar panels installed faster and the jurisdiction is joining a pilot to meet that goal. U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm joined Councilmember Will Jawando, U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen and homeowner Laura Morales at Morales’ Silver Spring residence to announce the county will pilot ‘SolarAPP+.’ The online […]

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July 15, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Jawando Presenta un Proyecto de Ley para Ampliar los Límites Contra los Aumentos de Alquiler

El martes, el concejal del condado de Montgomery Will Jawando presentó un proyecto de ley para extender los límites a los aumentos de alquiler, después de que finalice el estado de emergencia de COVID-19. Si se aprueba, el proyecto de ley ampliaría la prohibición de aumentar los alquileres por encima de las pautas voluntarias hasta […]

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July 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Jawando Introduces Bill to Extend Limits Against Rent Increases

On Tuesday, Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando introduced a bill to extend limits on rent increases after the COVID-19 state of emergency ends. If passed, the bill would extend the prohibition against raising rents above voluntary guidelines until one year after the state of emergency ends, and would prohibit charging fees for late rent payments […]

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July 6, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Jawando to Celebrate 100th Storytime at Rockville Memorial Library

Since the start of the pandemic, Councilmember Will Jawando has held 99 virtual storytimes, where he reads children’s books aloud to families. To mark his 100th storytime reading, Jawando will read books aloud to families at 10 a.m. on Saturday outside the Rockville Memorial Library. This celebration will be Jawando’s first time holding the program […]

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June 22, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Concerned Proposed Prerequisite Training for Police Academy May Have Consequences 

This post has been updated to include comments from Councilmember Will Jawando. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich has concerns with a proposed council bill that would require prospective police officers to complete a 30-hour community-informed policing program prior to acceptance into the academy, said County Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Caroline Sturgis, who testified on Elrich’s […]

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May 18, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Jawando, Pollard Introduce Community Informed Police Training Act

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando, joined by Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard, introduced the Community Informed Police Training Act to require police to work with local academic partners on recruitment and training. The council bill would require a 30-hour training program, developed in collaboration with Montgomery College, about community services and social justice for […]

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May 17, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Hucker, Jawando Introduce Policing Legislation to Increase ‘Transparency’

County Council President Tom Hucker will introduce a bill on Tuesday to amend existing internal affair procedures for local police. The legislation includes expanding reporting requirements for the police department’s body-worn camera program. During his weekly virtual media briefing on Monday, Hucker said the idea for the bill was inspired by the incident in Jan. […]

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May 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Carousel at Glen Echo Park Reopens for First Time Since 2019

The Dentzel Carousel at Glen Echo Park reopened May 1 for its 100th anniversary season. The ride was installed in 1921; it’s one of the few working antique carousels in the U.S. in its original location. It closed for repairs in 2019 and then stayed closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For now, the carousel […]

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April 26, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes Anuncian Iniciativa Conjunta para Abordar la Seguridad y el Bienestar de los Estudiantes

El ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, se unió a los líderes locales el viernes para anunciar la iniciativa interinstitucional “Reimaginar la seguridad escolar y el bienestar de los estudiantes”, que tiene como objetivo moldear la seguridad pública en las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS), y brindar apoyo social y mental a […]

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April 23, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Leaders Announce Joint Initiative to Address Student Safety and Wellbeing 

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich joined local leaders Friday to announce the interagency “Reimagining School Safety and Students’ Well-Being Initiative,” which aims to reshape public safety in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and provides social and mental support to students. A steering committee will lead discussion and implementation of recommendations for reimagining safety and mental […]

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