Special Appropriation

July 29, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

$5.59 Million Special Appropriation Will Help Latino Residents Impacted By COVID-19

The county council approved a $5.59 million special appropriation Tuesday to help Latino communities who have been hit hardest by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Today the Council approved $5.59 million to deploy culturally competent health resources, testing & public education in areas hardest hit by #COVID19. CMs @albornoz_gabe & @nancy_navarro spearheaded funding to create Por […]

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July 20, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

County Launches Website for New Small Business Recovery Program

The Reopen Montgomery Small Business Grant Program launched a website Sunday for small business owners to learn about and apply for grants in the county. đź“Ł The “Reopen Montgomery” Small Business Grant Program, created by the @MoCoCouncilMD with the support of County Executive @Marc_Elrich, has launched a website for small business owners to learn about […]

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July 15, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Newly Introduced Special Appropriation Could Help Homeowners Hurt By COVID-19

The Montgomery County Council introduced a special appropriation of $2,025,000 Tuesday to assist financially distressed, affordable common ownership communities.  Today the Council introduced a special appropriation of $2,025,000 to provide short-term assistance for financially distressed, affordable common ownership communities. It was spearheaded by Council President @MC_Council_Katz. 👀➡️Learn more about it: https://t.co/F90R4q2HJy pic.twitter.com/kQklaU0Pw6 — Montgomery Council […]

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June 17, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Newly Introduced $10.5 Million Appropriation Addresses Food Insecurity in the County

A newly introduced $10.5 million special appropriation could help alleviate the issue of food security and also support local food banks, restaurants and farmers.  Today the Council introduced a special appropriation of $10,500,00 to address the food security challenges of County residents, while supporting local food banks, restaurants & farmers through a public-private partnership with […]

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June 10, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

$10 Million Appropriation Introduced to Help Child Care Programs Financially Recover

While child care businesses in Montgomery County continue to suffer financially from COVID-19, a newly introduced special appropriation could provide the industry with funds to reopen. Montgomery County councilmembers Nancy Navarro, Hans Riemer and Andrew Friedson introduced a special appropriation of $10 million in an effort to assist child care businesses suffering financial losses due […]

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May 1, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Council Approves $750,000 Food Insecurity Appropriation for Residents and Families

Montgomery County Council approved a $750,000 special appropriation, on Thursday, to help address the increasing level of food insecurity of the County’s residents and families. This special appropriation was initiated by Council members Gabe Albornoz, Nancy Navarro and Craig Rice. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many have experienced countless economic hardships which has increased dependence […]

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May 2, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Should County Fund Immigration Defense? Residents Weigh In

Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer and Montgomery County Councilmember George Leventhal had to remind attendees about respect during someone else’s testimony Tuesday. Their reminders came after some cheering and boos from the audience during Montgomery County Council’s public hearing on a proposed appropriation to the FY 2018 Budget that would fund legal representation for […]

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