Montgomery Council Committee to Address Mid-Year Budget Savings Plan
Regarding MCPS, Montgomery College
Also on Monday, Jan. 25: Spending Affordability Guidelines, Revisions to Proposed Pregnancy Resource Center Disclaimers
ROCKVILLE, Md., January 22, 2010—The Montgomery County Council’s Education Committee on Monday, Jan. 25, will hold worksessions on items in County Executive Isiah Leggett’s proposed mid-year savings plan that would impact Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery College.
The Education Committee, which is chaired by Valerie Ervin and includes Councilmembers Phil Andrews and Mike Knapp, will meet at 9:30 a.m. in the Third Floor Conference Room of the Council Office Building at 100 Maryland Ave. in Rockville.
The meeting of the Education Committee will be televised live by County Cable Montgomery (CCM—Cable Channel 6 on Comcast and RCN, Channel 30 on Verizon). The live broadcast also can be viewed via streaming through the County Web site at www.montgomerycountymd.gov.
At 9:30 a.m. in the Seventh Floor Conference Room, the Health and Human Services (HHS) Committee, which is chaired by George Leventhal and includes Councilmembers Nancy Navarro and Duchy Trachtenberg, will discuss a resolution that would adopt a Board of Health regulation requiring certain pregnancy resource centers to provide disclaimers about their actual scope of services. The committee will address possible amendments to the resolution originally proposed by chief sponsor Trachtenberg.
At 2 p.m. in the Third Floor Conference Room, the Management and Fiscal Policy (MFP) Committee, which is chaired by Councilmember Trachtenberg and includes Councilmembers Ervin and Navarro, will hold a worksession on Spending Affordability Guidelines for the Fiscal Year 2011 Operating Budget. The worksession will recommend guidelines that will be the subject of a public hearing to be held Feb. 2.
At 2 p.m. in the Seventh Floor Council Hearing Room, the Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee, which is chaired by Councilmember Knapp and includes Councilmembers Floreen and Marc Elrich, will continue its discussions of proposed Zoning Text Amendment 09-08 that would establish new provisions for commercial residential (CR) zones.