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October 13, 2021 | Collin Riviello

Elrich Hosting Hybrid Forum Wednesday to Discuss Budget for Fiscal Year 2023

County Executive Marc Elrich will host a hybrid forum on Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. to gather community input on the FY23 operating budget. This forum will be both in person at the White Oak Community Recreation Center in Silver Spring and virtually via Microsoft Teams. Elrich will submit a budget proposal next March to […]

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October 12, 2021 | Collin Riviello

City of Rockville Sets Deadline for Employees to Get Covid Vaccinations

The City of Rockville is requiring its current employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by November 15. Newly hired employees will need to have at least their first dose by the deadline and be fully vaccinated in accordance with the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) guidance. Employees who do not follow through with the […]

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September 29, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Assessing Staffing Challenges if Vaccines Become Mandatory

Montgomery County is reaching out to its department managers to determine if the county could function adequately if a mandate for county employees to be vaccinated is enacted. County Executive Marc Elrich said Wednesday afternoon at a weekly media session that he favors mandating all county employees be vaccinated unless they have a medical or […]

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September 29, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Stoddard Unanimously Appointed Assistant Chief Administrative Officer

Montgomery County Council unanimously approved Earl Stoddard, director of  Montgomery County Emergency Management and Homeland Security, as assistant chief administrative officer, a position he has held on an interim basis since July. On Oct. 5, members of council are expected to interview Sonia Mora and Yaakov “Jake” Weissmann to the other two vacant assistant chief […]

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September 29, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Proyecto de Ley Requeriría que Todos los Empleados del Condado Estén Vacunados

Los concejales del condado de Montgomery, Hans Riemer y Will Jawando, presentaron un proyecto de ley que requeriría que todos los empleados del condado estuvieran completamente vacunados contra el COVID-19 o enfrentarían la pérdida de empleo, con excepciones por razones médicas. El proyecto de ley requeriría que los empleados muestren prueba de vacunación o soliciten […]

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September 24, 2021 | Staff Writer

Grants Available for Non-Profits to Improve Security Against Hate Crimes

Montgomery County has approved $700,000 to support nonprofits that have experienced or are at high risk of experiencing hate crimes. These grants are available to help with the costs of security personnel or other security planning measures for non-profit organizations located in Montgomery County. The funds are administered by the Office of Emergency Management and […]

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September 23, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes Dicen que el Plan de Acción Climática del Condado Abordará las Inundaciones

El condado de Montgomery abordará el manejo de inundaciones y aguas pluviales como parte de su Plan de Acción Climática, dijeron los líderes durante una reunión virtual del concejo del condado, el martes. El concejal Evan Glass señaló que un joven perdió la vida a principios de este mes debido a las inundaciones. Melkin Daniel […]

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September 22, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Ayuda Financiera Enfocada a la Seguridad de las Organizaciones Sin Fines de Lucro

El Condado de Montgomery comenzará a aceptar solicitudes, de organizaciones sin fines de lucro que estén buscando subsidios, el viernes 24 de septiembre de 2021 y el período de solicitud se cerrará el 22 de octubre. El Condado de Montgomery ha aprobado $700,000 para apoyar a las organizaciones sin fines de lucro que han experimentado, […]

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September 20, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejo Emite Declaración en Apoyo al Desarrollo del Proyecto Viva White Oak

La concejal Nancy Navarro participó este lunes en la reunión semanal para la prensa del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, en la que explicó por qué apoya el desarrollo del proyecto Viva White Oak, lo que esto significa para la economía del condado, la inyección de nuevos empleos, los recursos para las comunidades de color […]

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September 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Makes Progress Closing Racial Gap in Vaccinations

Friday afternoon, county health officials offered free vaccinations outside of Afrikutz Barber & Beauty Shop in Silver Spring. Residents who received a free vaccine also received a free haircut. The initiative was aimed at closing the COVID-19 vaccination gap between Black residents and white residents. Black residents currently have a vaccination rate 3% lower than […]

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