Public comment

July 17, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Washington Gas Light Company Requests Service Rate Increase, Public Hearings to Come

Washington Gas Light Company, which serves 489,000 customers in Montgomery, Prince George, Calvert, Charles, Frederick and St. Mary’s counties requested public comment hearings in light of their plans to increase gas service rates. According to the company’s proposal, a typical residential heating customer’s gas bill would increase by approximately 5.5% if the application passes. In […]

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May 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

Increasing Service on the Red Line? Metro Wants Your Input

Metro is seeking public feedback on alternatives to increasing service on the Red Line between Grosvenor-Strathmore and Shady Grove stations. During weekday rush hours, Red Line trains operate every eight minutes between Shady Grove and Glenmont.  Additional trains run between Grosvenor-Strathmore and Silver Spring during weekday rush hours every four minutes. Under a 2015 Resolution […]

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April 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Open Houses Planned for Public to Express Opinions on I-270, I-495 Work

Commuters and others will get two chances this month to express their opinions on traffic congestion projects planned for I-270 and the Capital Beltway. The first will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at Clarksburg High School, 22500 Wims Road. The second will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, […]

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June 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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Takoma Park City Officials Seeking Public’s Help With Police Chief Search

Takoma Park City officials will begin their search for a new police chief in the next few weeks but not without the public’s help first. Before city leaders begin the recruitment process, they want to hear what qualities residents want in the person replacing former police chief Alan Goldberg, who resigned back in March. “At […]

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May 19, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Schools Want Public Feedback on Health Education Changes

The Montgomery County Board of Education is providing an opportunity for public comment on changes to the Secondary Comprehensive Health Education Curriculum Framework. All feedback must be provided in writing no later than Friday, June 13. The Framework identifies what content areas are covered during health education courses in each middle school grade and as […]

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January 28, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Public Comment on School Facilities Planning Policy Sought

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking community comment on Policy FAA – Long-range Educational Facilities Planning. This policy guides the school facilities planning process. The process is designed to promote public understanding of planning for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and to ensure that there are sufficient opportunities for parents, students, staff, community […]

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December 12, 2013 | Staff Writer

Rockville Police Station

Rockville Seeks Public Comment on Artwork

The city of Rockville is in the process of selecting artwork to adorn the facade of the Police Department’s annex building on Montgomery Avenue, and is seeking public comments on the finalists’ proposals. Public comments need to be submitted by Dec. 20. The art proposals and recommendations from the Artist Nomination Committee and the Cultural […]

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March 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Schools Seek Public Comment

The Montgomery County Board of Education is in the process of revising two policies and is seeking comment from the public. The two policices are: Policy ABA, Community Involvement Policy IGN, Combating Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Copies of the draft policies are available through the Department of Public Information and Web Services by calling […]

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