Montgomery County Council

December 10, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

County Council Wraps Up Last Meeting for the Year

Tuesday marked the last Montgomery County Council meeting for the year. Key items on the agenda included an update on county revenue estimates, MCPS FY 20 supplemental appropriation for school security systems funding, and the Addition of Great Seneca Science Corridor Minor Master Plan Amendment. Each December, the council receives an update about the county’s […]

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December 10, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Dec. 10 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Dec. 10. 1. Council Session: Montgomery County Council will be meeting today at 9:30 a.m. Click here to view the council agenda and staff reports. This is the last council session of the year. 2. International Human Rights Day: The point is to honor the adoption […]

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December 4, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Minority Legislative Breakfast Focuses on Community Issues

It was a packed room at the Annual Minority Legislative Breakfast in Bethesda on Wednesday. Federal, state, and local elected officials as well as member organizations attended the event marking its 19th year. Topics of discussion included the upcoming legislative agenda and its impact on the minority community. The event was jointly hosted by the […]

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December 4, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Ejecutivo Firma Nueva Ley de Equidad Racial y Justicia Social

El ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, firmó el martes la nueva Ley de equidad racial y justicia social del condado. Los elementos clave de esta legislación incluyen el establecimiento de un programa de Equidad Racial y Justicia Social y el Poder Ejecutivo. La nueva ley también requerirá que cada Departamento y Oficina desarrolle […]

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December 3, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

County Executive Signs New Racial Equity and Social Justice Act

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich signed the county’s new Racial Equity and Social Justice Act on Tuesday. Key elements of this legislation include establishing a Racial Equity and Social Justice program and Executive Branch. The new law will also require each Department and Office to develop a racial equity and social justice action plan. In […]

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December 3, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Council Elects Katz, Hucker as New President, Vice President

The Montgomery County Council elected a new Council President and Vice President to one-year terms on Tuesday. Sidney Katz will serve as Council President, while Tom Hucker will become the new Vice President for the upcoming year. Each vote was unanimous. Outgoing Council President Nancy Navarro, who served as the only woman on the council […]

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November 27, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Navarro Resume con Orgullo su Mandato como Presidenta del Concejo

Al término de su mandato, la presidenta del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, Nancy Navarro, resumió varios de sus logros obtenidos y retos que enfrentó durante el año. “Ha sido un año increíble; ha sido un año único, por supuesto, con todas las transiciones de una nueva administración después de 12 años … así como […]

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November 25, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Navarro Pridefully Reflects on Term as Council President

With her term coming to an end, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro reflected Monday on the past year. “It has been an amazing year; it’s been a unique year of course with all the transitions of a new administration after 12 years… as well as pretty much a new council…” said Navarro. Key topics […]

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November 5, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Marcus Jones Confirmed as New MCPD Chief

The Montgomery County Council confirmed Marcus Jones as Montgomery County’s new police chief Tuesday. “I feel great this has been an incredibly long road… I’m just grateful and honored, and humbled to be in this position,” said Chief Marcus Jones said. Jones, who has been on the force for more than 30 years, says his […]

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November 5, 2019 | Staff Writer

Council Confirms Marcus Jones as County’s New Police Chief

The County Council unanimously confirmed Marcus Jones as the new chief for Montgomery County police. Jones, who has been serving as the acting chief of police since June, was officially nominated by County Executive Marc Elrich for the post on Oct. 2. County Council is about to interview the County Executive’s appointee for Montgomery County […]

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