Montgomery County Council


Valerie Ervin Says She’s Running For Congress

Former Montgomery County Council president Valerie Ervin says she’s running for Congress.


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Montgomery County Officials Approve Paid Sick Leave

A panel of Montgomery County Council members has approved a measure to require paid sick leave in the county.


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Montgomery Council Head Says He’s Paid D.C. Tickets

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice says he has paid more than $1,000 in delinquent tickets in Washington after a television station pointed out he had not paid them.


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Montgomery Officials To Meet On Revenue Sharing

The Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee is holding a work session on municipal tax duplication and revenue sharing.


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Montgomery To Hold Hearing On Bag Tax Changes

The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to hold a hearing on proposed changes to the county’s 5-cent tax on carryout bags.


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Montgomery Co. Researches Food Recovery Initiative

The Montgomery County Council plans to appoint a work group to research a program aimed at redistributing unused food to the hungry.


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Montgomery Officials To Vote On Gas Station Zoning

The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to vote on a zoning amendment that would limit where large gas stations can be located.


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Montgomery County Council President To Outline Key Issues

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner will be talking about key issues facing the county council.



Montgomery County Council Passes Final Budget Cuts

The Montgomery County Council has passed a $4.4 billion budget that will shrink the current year’s budget for the first time in more than 40 years.


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County To Interview Applicants For Planning Board

The Montgomery County Council will interview four applicants for two future vacancies on the county’s planning board.


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Plan Would Cut $25M From Montgomery County Schools

The president of the Montgomery County Council says all nine members have signed off on cuts to employee benefits and to public schools.