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September 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Council Committees Meet Monday Sept. 24

Several Montgomery County Council committees meet Monday, Sept. 24. On the agenda, carbon monoxide alarms, suicides in the county’s two jails, pedestrian safety, landlord-tenant relations, and county health disparities. Below is the committee schedule: The Public Safety committee meets at 9:30 a.m. to review Bill 23-18 which would require homeowners to install and maintain a carbon monoxide alarm, […]

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July 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for July 9 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Monday, July 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Ag Reserve Alcohol: The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Education Committee will take up regulations that will expand the ability for properties in the Ag Reserve to produce and market beer, wine and spirits. Here’s the staff report. And here’s […]

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October 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Public Hearing for Grosvenor-Strathmore Master Plan on Oct. 24

Residents are invited to attend a public hearing to discuss the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Area Minor Master Plan. The Montgomery County Council will host the hearing which will take place in the Third Floor Council Conference Room, 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville on Oct. 24 and begins at 7:30 p.m, according to a news release. According to […]

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October 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 16, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Bethesda Booming: Weather permitting, folks in Bethesda could hear controlled blasts from 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The explosions are part of the Rockville Pike Crossing Project near Walter Reed and the Medical Center Metro Station. A warning siren will sound […]

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February 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

PHED Committee to Discuss Proposed Bethesda Downtown Plan’s Impact on Schools

The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee will discuss the fiscal impact of the proposed Bethesda Downtown Plan and the effect the plan would have on schools on Feb. 6, according to a news release. The Bethesda Downtown Plan is a 20 year checkup that involves the community, business owners, developers […]

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November 30, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Montgomery County Council Passes Landlord-Tenant Law (VIDEOS)

The Montgomery County Council passed Bill 19-15 early Tuesday, which revises the Landlord-Tenant Law aimed at improving the quality of rental housing through increased inspections. The bill was sponsored by County Councilmember Marc Elrich and co-sponsored by Councilmember Nancy Navarro.   Bill 19-15, as introduced, would:  Provide for annual inspection of certain residential rental properties […]

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November 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery County Council to Discuss Revising Landlord-Tenant Law

The Montgomery County Council is expected to take action on Bill 19-25 , which would revise the Landlord-Tenant Law, according to a press release. The amendments made by the Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee fit into three categories: leases and landlord-tenant obligations; licensing and data collection, including inspections; and rent adjustments. The […]

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November 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 28, in Montgomery County

Here is your look at what people are talking about today, Nov. 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Digital deals: It’s Cyber Monday, and the National Retail Federation predicts that over 122 million consumers will shop online today. 2. Holiday shopping safety campaign: Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will be joined by public safety officials in […]

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June 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, June 27, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Here are five things to know today, June 27th, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s National HIV Testing Day, find out where you can get tested on the CDC website. 2. Congratulations to Billy Hurley III, winner of this year’s Quicken Loans National. 3. The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing & Economic Development (PHED) […]

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March 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 21, in Montgomery County

Happy spring! We are in for a warmup this week. Here are your five things to know today, March 21st, in Montgomery County: 1. County Council President Nancy Floreen meets with reporters for her weekly briefing, and one of the topics she plans to address is the County Executive’s recommended budget, which includes a property […]

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