Planning

May 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week.  This week’s show includes reports about the county’s new maintenance depot, a new bill by Councilmember Tom Hucker that addresses abandoned properties,  a one on one interview with County Executive Ike Leggett and more. Watch the show, below:

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April 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

This week’s County Report This Week show begins with an update on the police body-worn cameras program. Other reports include a pool renaming ceremony for a fallen police officer, a cemetery cleanup in Tobytown, public safety awards, a Days of Remembrance ceremony, and much more. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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February 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery County Council’s PHED Committee to Discuss Transportation Issues with Proposed Bethesda Downtown Plan

The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee will discuss transportation issues for the proposed Bethesda Downtown Plan, according to a news release. A traffic analysis conducted by the County’s Planning Board staff and an analysis contracted by the Town of Chevy Chase in partnership with the Coalition of Bethesda Area Residents […]

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February 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Veirs Mill Corridor Plan Meeting Takes Place Tonight in Silver Spring

A community meeting to discuss the Veirs Mill Corridor Master Plan takes place tonight from 7-9 p.m. at Sargent Shriver Elementary School in Silver Spring. According to a news release, the Montgomery County Planning Department’s discussion will focus on the purpose and goals of the plan, and major planning topics that will be analyzed in […]

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February 9, 2017 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®

How to Succeed Financially During and After a Divorce

Few people enter a marriage expecting it to end in divorce, but unfortunately, many marriages do. While no one wants to plan for a divorce, sound financial planning can help ease or protect against the financial effects of a divorce, should one come to pass. Below are 9 steps you can take that will serve […]

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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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January 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

The latest episode of County Report This Week includes reports on the sudden passing of Dr. Ulder Tillman, the county executive’s upcoming budget forums and Rockville’s new city manager. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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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 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Council Takes Straw Vote on Subdivision Staging Policy (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council has taken a straw vote on the proposal that amends the county’s development impact tax for transportation and school improvements. Susan Kenedy has more on the subdivision staging policy. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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