Montgomery County Council to Hold Public Hearings on November 15 and 29

Deadline to sign up to speak is Nov. 14 at 5 p.m.

  • Supplemental Appropriation #23-22 to the County Government’s FY23 Operating Budget, Department of Health and Human Services – $3,551,720 for American Rescue Plan Act Older Americans Act Title III Grant (Source of Funds: State Grant); and Amendment to the County Government’s FY23 Resolution 19-1285, Section G, Designation of Entities for Non-Competitive Contract Award Status: Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington, Inc., Access Hears, Inc., Arts For the Aging, Inc., Home Care Partners, Inc., Housing Initiative Partnership, Inc. and The Senior Connect of Montgomery County, Inc.
  • Special Appropriation #23-19 to the County Government’s FY23 Operating Budget, Department of Health and Human Services – $853,699 for the Youth Harm Reduction Initiative (Source of Funds: General Fund: Undesignated Reserves).
  • Special Appropriation #23-17 to the County Government’s FY23 Operating Budget, Department of Health and Human Services – $1,593,442 for Newcomers Enhancements and Assistance (Source of Funds: General Fund: Undesignated Reserves).
  • Supplemental Appropriation #23-25 to the County Government’s FY23 Operating Budget, Montgomery County Public Schools – $2,671,890 for Supply Chain Assistance (SAC) Fund (Source of Funds: State Grant).

Nov. 29, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

Deadline to sign up to speak is Nov. 28 at 5 p.m.

  • Expedited Bill 29-22, Local Laws – Updates to Required Numbers of Councilmember Votes, would update provisions of County law to reflect the required numbers of votes due to the expansion of the County Council from 9 to 11 members.
  • Expedited Bill 30-22, Buildings – Demolition or Removal, would redefine the term demolish and generally amend the law regarding buildings and building permits.
  • Expedited Bill 31-22, Finance – Economic Development Fund – Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Matching Grant Program, would alter the administration and eligibility requirements of the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Matching Grant Program and generally amend the law regarding the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Matching Grant Program and the Economic Development Fund.
  • NEW DATE: Supplemental Appropriation #23-21 to the County Government’s FY23 Capital Budget and Amendment to the FY23-28 Capital Improvements Program (CIP), Department of Correction and Rehabilitation – $500,000 for Montgomery County Correctional Facility Sewer (Source of Funds: GO Bonds).

A full list of upcoming public hearings is available at https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/council/calendar.html.

Additional documents are available at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/council.

Residents have the opportunity to testify remotely for public hearings or provide in-person testimony at the Council Office Building in Rockville.

Residents can register to speak in person or virtually at a public hearing, provide written testimony, prerecorded audio or video testimony using the online form at https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/COUNCIL/PHSignUp.html; or sent by mail to County Council, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850; or residents may sign up to testify remotely by phone (call 240-777-7803 for information). To express an opinion call 240-777-7900.

The Council is recommending that residents, who choose to attend in-person Council meetings, get fully vaccinated to protect themselves and others against Covid-19. If this is not possible, virtual participation is encouraged.

Residents who would like to call in or testify at a Council public hearing need to preregister on the Council’s web page at https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/council/calendar.html. Once the public hearing sign up request form is submitted and the public hearing list is created, individuals will receive separate confirmation notifications that include the appropriate link to use or phone number to call for the public hearing.

Comments and suggestions are welcome online at http://tinyurl.com/zrbwh5v or by sending regular mail to County Council, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850. For information or to express an opinion call 240-777-7900. Councilmembers continue to hold meetings in their offices by appointment.

The meeting will be televised live by County Cable Montgomery (CCM) on Xfinity channels 6 and 996, RCN channels 6 and 1056; and FiOS channel 30. Also available live via streaming through the Council website at http://tinyurl.com/z9982v8, Facebook Live (@MontgomeryCountyMdCouncil or @ConcejodelCondadodeMontgomery), or YouTube (@MoCoCouncilMD).

The Council meeting schedule may change from time to time. The current Council and Committee agendas, Council staff reports and additional information on items scheduled for Council review can be viewed at: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/COUNCIL/ondemand/index.html.

 

Release ID: 22-381
Media Contact: Sara Tenenbaum

Recent Stories

Montgomery County Police Special Response Team responded to the report of an armed subject inside a hotel room in the 900 block of Rose Avenue in the Pike & Rose…

Downtown Crown, the restaurant and retail portion of Gaithersburg’s Crown neighborhood opened in 2014 with Harris Teeter as an anchor and restaurants including Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Coastal Flats, Ted’s…

Momo Hub, a restaurant that opened its first location in Clarksville, MD in 2022, will open its second location as part of Commas Food Hall in Ellsworth Place (Silver Spring),…

Update: According to Maryland State Police, “At around 7:15pm last night in the area of NB 270, north of Watkins Mill Road, troopers responded to a crash that injured a…

Washington City Paper is hosting its annual Best of D.C. contest -- and Well-Paid Maids is eyeing the Best Maid Service category. If you missed it: Well-Paid Maids has secured first place for the past three years. Can you help us snag gold again? Simply go to the ballot and write in your vote for the best maid service. In case you need a refresher before you vote, Well-Paid Maids is the only certified living-wage cleaning company in the D.C. area. We pay our cleaners, who are W-2 employees, at least $24 an hour and offer benefits like insurance, 24 paid days off per year and more. Voting is open until June 10 at 5 p.m., and the winner will be announced July 18. (We'll keep you posted!) Thank you for your support -- and if you still haven't booked a spring cleaning yet, now is the time!

Submit your own Announcement here.

Oak Chapel is excited that Priority Partners Managed Care Organization (PPMCO) in partnership with Johns Hopkins HealthCare (JHHC) have selected the Oak Chapel Hub as the location for the first mini-food pantry/mini library in Montgomery County. Please join us for the cupboard unveiling on Saturday, May 18th, at 10 AM (rain or shine). This is scheduled to be an outdoor event. If there is inclement weather, the event will be held in the multi-purpose room of the main church building (Hub distribution location). The cupboard will be fully stocked and ready for the community to take what they need and leave what they can. It is a privilege to be able to continue to serve the 20906 community.

Fighting food insecurity, feeding families.

Submit your own Announcement here.

Movie being filmed in McLean, VA, needs your support

A local community movie is filming in our area in June and needs contributions!

Local actors, teens, teachers, housewives, and retired residences are trying to make this film happen but we need your help.

This is an educational short story about teens learning how to navigate when they don't feel accepted by their friends and what to do to find acceptance. Yet this film isn't just for teens. In your life have you ever felt like you weren't accepted??

Come be a part of the audience for this film! Invite your friends. Be a part of this film being produced right here in our area.

This is a social impact film that will show locally and internationally at film festivals in 2025 and also at colleges.

More information can be found here. DONATE TODAY:

https://www.filmindependent.org/sponsored-projects/ultimate-bias/

https://www.silvanomarifilms.com/jis

This is a not-for-profit film and donations are tax-deductible.

Free Community Father-Daughter Dance

Fathers and father figures, create unforgettable memories with your daughter at our free community father-daughter dance on June 1st, from 6-8 pm. Hosted outdoors at Olney Baptist Church. This event offers a delightful outdoor experience complete with a DJ spinning tunes, interactive games, a charming photo booth, delicious treats, and exciting raffle prizes. Fathers/father figures and daughters of all ages are warmly welcomed to share in this special evening together. Join us for an evening of joy, laughter, and cherished moments!

In the spirit of giving back to our community, we are partnering with Quest to Feed Montgomery to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those in need. We kindly ask each attendee to bring along a non-perishable food item to donate during the event. Every contribution, no matter how small, will go a long way in supporting families facing food insecurity in our area.

×

Subscribe to our mailing list