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  • Dedication of Memorial Plaza

    Free and Open for All. Veterans Day 2014, County Executive Ike Leggett invites you to the dedication of Memorial Plaza on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. on the Government Complex Center Terrace Rockville, MD. For more information.

  • Triple-A bond rating from three Wall Street bond rating agencies

    County Executive Ike Leggett today announced that Montgomery County has maintained its Triple-A bond rating from three Wall Street bond rating agencies, just a week after Leggett led a group of County officials, including Council President Craig Rice, to meet with the agencies to brief Wall Street on the County’s fiscal situation and future plans. The Triple-A bond rating saves County taxpayers millions of dollars in borrowing costs each year. See Press Release.

  • Unemployment rate on September 2014

    Montgomery County unemployment rate drops from 5.1% in August to 4.5% in September.

  • Recipes for Success

    Montgomery County is kicking off its new “Recipes for Success (pdf)” program to help individuals planning to open a new restaurant or expand an existing restaurant navigate the County’s permitting and licensing process quickly and efficiently. Press Release.

  • Facts about Ebola

    See more information from montgomerycountymd.gov/ebola.

  • Photo: Early Voting Hours

    Early Voting hours: October 23 to October 30, 2014 (10am to 8pm) (locations).

  • Photo: Kickoff of Montgomery County Kitchen Incubator Project

    County Executive Isiah Leggett (center) announced the kickoff of Montgomery County’s Kitchen Incubator project at the Marriott Teaching Kitchen at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG). The goal of this facility is to foster the growth of small businesses and provide new workforce opportunities for Montgomery County residents. Pictured (left to right) are: Councilmemeber Marc Elrich (far left) and Jonas Singer (sixth from left) of Union Kitchen. They are joined by Hospitality & Tourism Students from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore at USG. For more info.

  • Photo: Reid Temple 50th Anniversary Service Celebration

    County Executive Leggett (far right) joined members of the Naval Academy in the recent Reid Temple 50th anniversary service celebration in Silver Spring with Rev. Matthew Watley Senior, Pastor Matthew Watley Jr. and Shawna Watley.

  • Photo: Leggett Meets with Representative Providing Services to the Disabled Communitiy to Discuss “E

    County Executive Isiah Leggett recently met with representative providing services to the disabled communitiy to discuss “employment first”, policies for individuals with disabilities in Montgomery County. Pictured (left to right): Sue Werber (C5 Consulting, LLC), Charles L. Short (Offices of the County Executive), Steve Blanks (SEEC), Staci Daddona (Partnership for Extraordinary Minds), Marcy A. Bennett (Jewish Foundation for Group Homes), Sara Portman Milner (Sunflower Bakery), Lu Merrick (The Ivymount School & Programs), Isiah (Ike) Leggett (County Executive, Office of County Executive, Montgomery County), Alexander Castillo (RespectAbility), Pilar Pastor (RespectAbility), Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi (RespectAbility), Joseph Adler (Office of Human Resources, Montgomery County).

  • Alert Montgomery New Service Provider

    Alert Montgomery, the County’s emergency warning system, has been upgraded. To take advantage of important new options and features, all current subscribers will need to update their accounts. Press Release.

  • Photo: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Downtown Crown

    County Executive Ike Leggett joined developers and officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony for Downtown Crown, a 26-acre, mixed use neighborhood in Gaithersburg.

  • BIOTrain Partnership will be visiting the Montgomery Works One Stop Career Center at Wheaton Mall

    The BIOTrain Partnership will be visiting the Montgomery Works One Stop Career Center at Wheaton Mall to promote employment opportunities in the biotechnology industry. Join us to network with professionals and see the tools of the trade in action on the MdBioLab mobile laboratory. Register Online.

  • Buddy Walk 2014

    Hundreds of County residents participated 10th Annual Buddy Walk, hosted by Down Syndrome Network of Montgomery County (DSNMC) in Falls Road Park in Potomac, MD. The raised fund support the important programs and services provided by the DSNMC. See more photos from the event.

  • Get Out and Stay Active

    Check out the County's new "Get Out & Stay Active" booklet for seniors, full of information about active adult programs; senior centers; fitness and sports; travel, trips and tours; volunteering and transportation options. (pdf)

ebolaVisit Ebola Facts and Resources.
While a large Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa, the risk of an outbreak in the United States is very small. There are currently NO confirmed cases of Ebola in Montgomery County resident or in the Washington area.

budget pie chartOpen Budget
Provides you with an intuitive way to understand how our budget is structured and get the answers you need. The new publication is mobile friendly, translatable into 90 languages, and contains rich content such as charts, graphs and maps to view our budget from different levels.

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.

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

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.

openopenMontgomery
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