Montgomery County Council Press Releases & Statements

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5/29/2015 Second 'Great Montgomery Bike Summit' to be held June 6 in Silver Spring
5/29/2015 Montgomery Recreation Director Gabriel Albornoz to be Featured Guest on TODAY’S ‘Tuned In’ Radio America Show At 2 p.m. on WACA 1540 AM, Focus Will Be on Summer Water Safety and Warm Weather Activities
5/28/2015 Montgomery County to Honor Vietnam Veterans on Saturday, Oct. 24 Special ‘Honor and Gratitude’ Program in Rockville Will Salute Heroes Who Never Received the Proper Appreciation When War in Southeast Asia Ended 40 Years Ago
5/27/2015 Montgomery Councilmember Hans Reimer Joining Government and Business Leaders This Week for NewDEAL Ideas Summit He Is Among More Than 80 Attending the ‘Developing Exception American Leaders’ Summit in San Francisco
5/27/2015 Montgomery County Council to Sponsor Discussion of Public Financing System for County Council and Executive Candidates On Monday, June 15, in Rockville
5/22/2015 Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz Will Be the Featured Guest on ‘En Sintonia’ Council Radio Show
5/22/2015 County Cable Montgomery’s Show Expands Beyond County Borders Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice Talks With New Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner on Newest Edition of ‘No Boundaries’ on CCM
5/21/2015 Montgomery Councilmember Katz to Meet With Residents of Derwood, Redland and Washington Grove on Wed., June 3 At 7 p.m. at Redland Middle School, He Will Host ‘Share Your Concerns With Sidney’
5/21/2015 Montgomery Council to hold public hearing on June 9 on minimum wage requirements for tipped employees
5/21/2015 Montgomery Council President Leventhal’s Remarks on Council’s Approval of Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Budget
5/21/2015 Montgomery County Council Adopts $5.08 Billion Total Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2016; Budget Has 1.7 Percent Increase
5/20/2015 Montgomery Council Scheduled to Approve FY16 County Operating Budget On Thursday, May 21, Council Will Formally Approve $5.08 Billion Budget and Amendments to FY15-20 CIP
5/15/2015 Montgomery Council Committee to Discuss Regulation on Adequate Public Facilities On Monday, May 18: ZTA on More Flexibility for C/R Zone
5/15/2015 Statement by Councilmember Craig Rice on Governor’s Decision Not to Release GCEI Funding for Montgomery Schools
5/15/2015 Montgomery Council President Leventhal to Meet With Media on Monday, May 18 Topics He Will Discuss Include the FY16 Budget Agreement Reached by the Council and His Informal Meeting With MCPS Superintendent Candidate Andrew Houlihan
5/15/2015 Marisol Ortiz of the Primary Care Coalition Will Be the Featured Guest on ‘En Sintonia’ Council Radio Show At 2 p.m. TODAY on Radio America WACA 1540 AM, Chief Topic Will Be About Access to Health Care in Montgomery County for Uninsured Childr
5/14/2015 Montgomery Council President Leventhal’s Remarks on Council Agreement on Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Budget
5/14/2015 Montgomery County Council Reaches Agreement on $5.07 Billion Total Operating Budget for FY 2016; Budget Has 1.7 Percent Increase
5/14/2015 Montgomery Council Scheduled to Tentatively Approve FY16 County Operating Budget On Thursday, May 14, ‘Reconciliation Items’ and Amendments to FY15-20 Capital Budget Also Set for Approval
5/13/2015 Montgomery Council to Receive Overview of Revenues, Expenditures on Wed., May 13 With Tentative FY 2016 Budget Approval Set for May 14, Council Scheduled to Address Proposed Fuel-Energy Tax Reduction; Also: Electronic Cigarettes, Room Rental Tax
5/12/2015 Montgomery Council to Hold Public Hearing on Extending Distance Between Large Filling Stations and Sensitive Areas Also on Tuesday, May 12: Community Grants, MC 311
5/11/2015 Montgomery Councilmembers Berliner, Leventhal Ask County Hospitals to Ban Use of Pesticides on Their Grounds Today They Asked Leaders of the 5 Major Hospital Operators in Montgomery to Voluntarily Take Action
5/8/2015 Montgomery Council President Leventhal to Meet With Media on Monday, May 11 Topics He Will Discuss Include the County Budget Overall, Major Decisions Yet to be Made on Proposed Reduction of Energy Tax, Additional Funding for Montgomery College
5/8/2015 Office of Legislative Oversight Analyst Natalia Carrizosa Will Be the Featured Guest on ‘En Sintonia’ Council Radio Show At 2 p.m. TODAY on Radio America WACA 1540 AM, Among Topics She Will Talk About Are the Top Questions Hispanic Callers Hav
5/8/2015 Montgomery County Council’s Ad Hoc Committee on Liquor Control to Meet at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, May 8 It Will Review the New Ordering and Inventory System That DLC Implemented in February
5/6/2015 Montgomery Council Committees Discuss Proposed Energy Tax Reduction, Tax on Temporary Dwelling Rentals Also on Thursday, May 7: Excise Tax on Electronic Cigarettes
5/6/2015 Montgomery Council President Leventhal Joins with Veterans and the Human Resources Association of the National Capital Area for Job Fair on Friday, May 8
5/5/2015 Montgomery Council Unanimously Approves Bill 11-15 to Expand Child Care Councilmembers Navarro and Riemer Partnered In Legislation to Provide Quality Enhancement Initiative And Create Strategic Plan for Child Care Expansion
5/5/2015 Montgomery County Council to Hold Public Hearing on Tuesday, May 5, on Bill 15-15 That Would Establish Excise Tax on Electronic Cigarettes County Could Join Other Jurisdictions Around the Country to Raise Revenue from E-Cigarettes
5/5/2015 Montgomery County Council to Address Bill 11-15 on Child Care Expansion Also on Tuesday, May 5: Tentative Approval of More Than 60 Specific Budgets; Public Hearings on Proposed Energy Tax Reduction, Tax on Temporary Dwelling Rentals
5/4/2015 Montgomery Council to Receive Overview of Revenues, Expenditures on Monday, May 4 With Tentative Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Approval Less Than 2 Weeks Away, Report Will Set Stage for Possible Adjustments
5/1/2015 County Cable Montgomery’s New Decisionmakers Show Features Councilmember Hans Riemer
5/1/2015 Montgomery Council President Leventhal to Meet With Media on Monday, May 4
5/1/2015 State’s Attorney for Montgomery County John McCarthy Will Be the Featured Guest on ‘En Sintonia’ Council Radio Show At 2 p.m. TODAY on Radio America WACA 1540 AM