Hans Riemer

July 28, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

5G Small Cell Antennas Coming to a Pole Near You

By a vote of seven to two, Montgomery County Councilmembers approved a change to its zoning ordinance that will increase 5G access throughout the county by allowing small cell antennas on existing or new poles. Councilmember Hans Riemer, the moving force behind bringing 5G to more areas, cited federal studies on the safety of 5G […]

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July 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Hucker Forms Exploratory Committee Before Expected Entry into County Executive Race

Council President Tom Hucker announced Thursday night that he has formed an exploratory committee and plans to speak with residents and business owners to see if he should run for county executive. His speech before a friendly crowd at Kaldi’s Social Hall in Silver Spring made it seem like he had already decided to run. […]

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June 17, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejo de Montgomery Amplía la Elegibilidad para el Crédito Tributario

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery aprobó el martes, por unanimidad, un proyecto de ley que amplía la elegibilidad para el crédito tributario local sobre la renta del condado: el Suplemento de Ingresos para Familias Trabajadoras (WFIS). La enmienda permite a los residentes, que califican para el crédito tributario por ingreso del trabajo (EITC) federal […]

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June 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Council Expands Eligibility for County’s Local Income Tax Credit 

On Tuesday, the Montgomery County Council unanimously approved a bill that expands eligibility for the county’s local income tax credit: the Working Families Income Supplement (WFIS). The amendment allows residents who qualify for either the federal or state earned income tax credit (EITC) to be eligible for the county’s WFIS, according to a council staff […]

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June 2, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejal Riemer Aspira al Puesto de Ejecutivo del Condado

Ya hay tres candidatos que se postularon para el Ejecutivo del Condado de Montgomery en las primarias de junio de 2022. El ejecutivo del condado, Marc Elrich, anunció previamente que busca la reelección. Fue elegido para ese puesto en noviembre de 2018. Al 1 de junio, tiene dos oponentes, el concejal del condado Hans Riemer […]

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June 1, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Riemer Joins List of Challengers to Elrich’s Re-Election Bid

And then there were three candidates running for Montgomery County Executive in the June 2022 primary. County Executive Marc Elrich previously announced he is seeking re-election. He was elected to that position in November of 2018. As of June 1, he has two opponents, County Councilmember Hans Riemer and businessperson David Blair. As Riemer strongly […]

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March 9, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Politicians Begin Declaring Re-Election Decisions for Nov. 2022 Race

Six of the nine council seats as well as the county executive position are up for grabs at the November 2022 election. Already, several council members and County Executive Marc Elrich said they will seek re-election. Because of term limits, three councilmembers cannot run again. They are Hans Riemer, Nancy Navarro and Craig Rice. Elrich […]

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February 9, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Restaurantes en Montgomery Podrán Abrir en su Interior al 25% de Capacidad

El condado de Montgomery reanudará el servicio al interior de los restaurantes al 25% de su capacidad, a partir del domingo 14 de febrero a las 7 a.m. El concejo del condado votó 7-2 el martes para aprobar la orden ejecutiva del ejecutivo del condado Marc Elrich. Los clientes están limitados a un período de […]

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February 9, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Indoor Dining Will Reopen on Valentine’s Day at 25% Capacity

Montgomery County will resume indoor dining at 25% capacity beginning Sunday, Feb. 14 at 7 a.m. The county council voted 7-2 on Tuesday to approve County Executive Marc Elrich’s executive order to make the change. Customers are limited to a 90-minute indoor dining period and on-site alcohol consumption must stop at 10 p.m. According to […]

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December 7, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Park Trail Named After Confederate General Jeb Stuart Renamed

About six months ago, the Montgomery County Council requested a review to find all county streets and facilities named after Confederates, so they can ultimately be renamed. On June 15, the council sent a letter to local leaders asking the county to identify all county-owned streets and public facilities that are currently named after Confederate […]

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