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March 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Leaders to Discuss Kentlands Apartments Plan at Work Session Tonight

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and the City Council are holding a joint work session on Monday night with the Planning Commission to discuss a schematic development plan (SDP) for two six-story Kentlands apartment buildings and a seven-level parking garage at the intersection of Great Seneca Highway and Quince Orchard Road. According to background material on […]

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August 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council in Brief (VIDEO)

Susan Kenedy hosts the latest episode of Council in Brief, which includes reports on a Council work session to discuss what caused a 911 outage, a zoning text amendment that would ban all non-permanent signs in the public right away, and the latest on solar panels going up at county buildings. You can watch the […]

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council to Hold Special Work Session on Outage of County’s 911 System (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council has scheduled a special work session on Aug. 2nd to discuss the facts behind the July 10th outage of the county’s 911 emergency system. This special worksession before the full Council replaces a work session originally planned for July 28, before the Council’s Public Safety Committee. The work session will take […]

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July 22, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Confederate Statue to be Removed in Rockville (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is in the middle of the national debate over what to do with confederate relics and symbols on public land. In this case, the debate surrounds a confederate soldier statue on the grounds of the Red Brick Courthouse in Rockville. Though County Executive Ike Leggett has decided to remove the statue, debate about […]

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July 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Leaders to Discuss County-Owned Confederate Monument

Rockville’s Mayor and Council will hold a special work session at 6 p.m. on July 20th at City Hall to discuss the Confederate soldier monument that sits near the Red Brick Courthouse in Rockville Town Center. Subject matter experts have been invited to attend and present. The Mayor and Council are asking interested members of […]

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March 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

Council Worksession on Farming

The Montgomery County Council will hold a work session at 1:30 p.m. on  March 11 to discuss issues that arise as formerly rural areas face encroaching suburban/urban sprawl. This worksession follows a report that was released in fall 2013 following the “Farming at Metro’s Edge” conference that included stakeholders from Montgomery and Frederick counties. That […]

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December 8, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Work Session on Proposed Zoning Changes

The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee  will meet at 1 p.m. on Dec. 9, to continue its extensive review of the first proposed major changes in the County Zoning Ordinance since 1978. At Monday’s worksession, among the items to be discussed are provisions for the “average height” of a building […]

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December 8, 2013 | Staff Writer

Council Committee to Discuss Firefighters Recruitment

The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee will hold a work session at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 9 to discuss efforts to recruit volunteer firefighters and Emergency Medical Service personnel to supplement the services of career firefighters. The Public Safety Committee, which is chaired by Phil Andrews and includes Councilmembers Roger Berliner and Marc Elrich, […]

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September 29, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Glenmont Sector Plan Worksession

The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee will hold its third worksession on the proposed Glenmont Sector Plan at 2 p.m. on Sept. 30. One of the issues to be addressed is redevelopment of the Glenmont Shopping Center. The PHED Committee, which is chaired by Nancy Floreen and includes Councilmembers Marc […]

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April 24, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Council Committees Meet on April 25

The Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy (GO) Committee at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 25, will hold its second worksession on the compensation and benefits proposed for employees of County government and County agencies in the Fiscal Year 2014 operating budget. The review is part of the Council’s examination of the recommended […]

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