Montgomery County Council Building

March 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County to Spend $500,000 to Accommodate Two Additional Councilmembers

Members of the Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee unanimously agreed Monday to allocate an additional $92,000 so that the council offices can accommodate the two new members who will be seated in 2022. The county already set aside $408,000 from excess appropriations for the work. Residents approved a charter amendment during […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

October 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Council Committees to Discuss Substance Abuse Prevention in Schools

Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services will join the Education Committee on Oct. 19 to discuss substance abuse and prevention in schools with Montgomery County Public Schools and the Department of Health and Human Services. Substance abuse trends and suicide data for youth along with the collaborative efforts between MCPS and DHHS will also […]

Read more

December 1, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Fight for $15 Minimum Wage Rally in Rockville (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Dozens gathered at the Montgomery County Council Building on Tuesday to rally for the passage of a $15-an-hour minimum wage bill. “It is important that we raise the wage to an $15 an hour minimum,” said Montgomery County Resident Ben Shedlin. “It will help people a lot more because raises go up to slowly and […]

Read more

February 2, 2016 | Willie James Inman

The Year of the Monkey (VIDEO)

It’s the Year of the Monkey and February 8, 2016 marks the beginning of the year 4714, according to the Chinese calendar. Did you know that Asian Americans now represent more than 14 percent of the population of Montgomery County? In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen presents Asian American community members […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter