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  • Farm Tour and Harvest Sale 2014

    Montgomery County will celebrate its agricultural heritage, promote local farms, and indulge in seasonally fresh food during the 25th Annual Farm Tour and Harvest. Check County Calendar for more information.

  • The Power Conference 2014

    The Power Conference: Women Doing Business is designed to promote business development for women in business through networking, education and marketing opportunities. 800 attendees, 40 business workshops and roundtables on business, marketing, social media, creativity, and personal development, vendor and exhibitor expo, women authors/booksellers café, Keynote speaker, and much more! Cost increases after July 31, so register today! Check County Calendar for more information.

  • Celebrating Silver Spring Summer: 4 Short Videos from Channel 4

    Celebrating Silver Spring Summer: 4 Short Videos from Channel 4

    1. How Silver Spring Got its Name 
    2. Silver Spring Big and Small Screen Stars
    3. Silver Spring’s Own Marcus Johnson
    4. Recent and Future in Silver Spring
  • Graphic: Downtown Wheaton 2014 TGIF Summer Series

    Downtown Wheaton presents its 2014 TGIF Summer Series with music and movies on Friday evenings at 7 p.m., beginning on Friday, July 11. Check the flyer for the complete schedule of events.

  • Innovation MC Video

    Montgomery County is in the forefront of innovation – to make a good County even better. Check out this 20-minute video which highlights how innovation is serving our families, our businesses and our community.

  • Photo: Department of Permitting Services (DPS) Recently Coordinated a “Sign Sweep”

    Montgomery County’s Department of Permitting Services (DPS) recently coordinated a “sign sweep” to collect signs placed illegally in right-of-ways throughout the County. More than 50 County staff from various departments met at Richard Montgomery High School for assignments and instructions before heading out to collect the signs. As a result, more than 2,500 signs were removed and taken to the County’s Transfer Station for recycling or disposal. DPS plans on conducting sign sweeps several times per year in the future. To have signs removed from a right-of-way in Montgomery County, residents should call 311.

  • text for PROPERTY TAX BILLS 2014

    Property tax bills for 2014 are available online now, and paper bills are expected to begin being mailed in mid-July.

  • GSA Construction and Building Services Forum

    Attention all business owners who want to learn how to do business with the federal government. You are invited to attend a GSA Construction and Building Services Forum on Thursday, July 29 at the Silver Spring Civic Building in Silver Spring. Cost is $39 per person. For more information, visit the website or County Calendar.

  • Graphic: 2014 Primary Election Results

    See 2014 Primary Election Results.

  • 2014 NACo Award Winners

    Montgomery County this year received 23 National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for outstanding programs. See press release for a complete list of awards. Additionally, the Department of Permitting Services was awarded a “Best in Category” for its “ePermits Apply Online Program.”

  • Farmer's Market 2014

    From now through the end of October, Montgomery County’s farmers’ markets will offer customers fresh, healthful produce and artisanal products at 25 different locations across the County. View date/time/location information (pdf).

  • Montgomery County, MD featured on magazine

    This magazine is full of area economic development, business climate and quality of life information. View it online.

  • 8th human right hall of fame

    The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights is currently accepting nominations for its Eighth Human Rights Hall of Fame. Nominations should be individuals – either living or deceased – whose ongoing work, service and contributions have positively impacted human and civil rights in the county.    The deadline for nominations is August 22.  (press release)

  • picture of 17th County Council

    17th County Council … The 17th County Council of Montgomery County now includes new District 5 Councilmember Cherri Branson, who was appointed to a vacant position on Jan. 28. All Councilmembers will serve through Dec. 1, 2014. Seated, left to right: Cherri Branson, Council President Craig Rice, Council Vice President George Leventhal and Nancy Navarro. Standing: Hans Riemer, Phil Andrews, Nancy Floreen, Roger Berliner and Marc Elrich.

Emergency InformationEmergency & Disaster Information
Vital Information to help individuals, families, and businesses prepare for emergencies and remain safe in the event of a storm, disaster or other emergency.
County Urges Preparedness for Summer Storm Season

Property TaxProperty Tax Account Information and Bill Payment System
View property tax records to view and/or make payment on-line by credit card or automatic deduction from your bank account as appropriate.

School Construction FundingSchool Construction Funding
Montgomery, Baltimore and Prince George's counties call on the State for increased school construction funding. See website. Testimony of Isiah Leggett Regarding HB1323/SB 927: Supplemental Public School Construction Matching Fund Program.

Disability FacilityAmerican with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Montgomery County government ensure accessibility in all of their programs and services. Find out what the County is doing to ensure programs and services are accessible.

Animal Services and Adoption Center logoWelcome to Animal Services and Adoption Center
Are you considering adding a new pet to your household? Come visit the Adoption Center and meet our wonderful dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, rabbits, guinea pigs, birds, snakes, turtles and other animals waiting for new puppyhomes!

Veterans IconMontgomery County's Commitment to U.S. Armed Forces Veterans and Their Families
Montgomery County recognizes the important contribution veterans have made to this Nation and is committed to supporting veterans of the Armed Forces and their families. Montgomery County Veterans’ Affairs | Veterans Network Directory | Contacts & Resources | Serving Together | Sign-up to e-mail list

Silver Spring Transit CenterPaul S. Sarbanes Silver Spring Transit Center
The proposed Paul S. Sarbanes Silver Spring Transit Center is a three-tiered, urban, multi-modal, state of the art transit facility proposed for downtown Silver Spring. Read more

seniors todayWatch "Seniors Today" online video icon
Austin Heyman learns about new technology to help seniors suffering from hearing loss, and meets the winners of this year’s Neil Potter Path of Achievement Awards for lifetime volunteer service.

InnovationInnovation Program - County's Laboratory for Civic Improvement.
Primary objectives are; building organization capacity, leveraging ongoing initiatives and resources, facilitating continuous improvement and change management, and communicating ideas and lessons learned. Visit montgomerycountymd.gov/innovate for more information.

Senior AgendaSenior Agenda
Montgomery County will be a community for a lifetime, a place for older adults to live safe, healthy and vital lives.

Panhanding iconPanhandling... It's not safe. It doesn't help.
Montgomery County government is joining together with homeless advocates and social service providers throughout the County to urge you to give a hand-up, not a hand-out. The question isn't whether to help. See Press Release.

serving togetherServing Together - a project of MHA
Serving Together knows Montgomery County, Maryland and will provide clear guidance for military service members and their families on how to access the information and resources they deserve. Visit servingtogetherproject.org for more informationn.

Montgomery County has taken another significant step forward in its open government efforts, launching a new openMontgomery website that will significantly improve government transparency. Visit montgomerycountymd.gov/open

logo of SocratadataMontgomery
Direct access to County datasets in consumable formats is available here, offering the public an opportunity to review and analyze raw data, and the opportunity to use it for a variety of purposes. Visit data.montgomerycountymd.gov.

work safetyHelping to Protect Workers' Health and Safety
This website provides links to important information about occupational safety and health issues. There is also a link to Maryland Occupational Safety and Health to lodge complaints as well as links to other organizations working to protect worker safety and health. Download flyer in English (pdf) and Spanish (pdf) for upcoming public hearing.

graphic of bagCarryout Bag Law
Information for residents and retailers about Montgomery County's carryout bag law.
Keeping your reusable bags clean is as important to your health as washing your kitchen towels, dish rags, and sponges. Learn more.

BRAC imageBase Realignment and Closure (BRAC)
Get information on the closure of Walter Reed Medical Center and realignment to Bethesda and Fort Belvoir and the impact on local communities and ongoing efforts by the County to address impacts of the changes. Also find helpful relocation information...more

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Last edited: 4/4/2013