County Council Update - Issue 3, October 16, 2013

County Council Update

Montgomery County Council

Bikeshare Rides In

Bikeshare Rides In

 Montgomery County on Sept. 27 celebrated the launch of  the County’s Bikeshare Network with the opening in downtown Rockville of the first installment of 51 Bikeshare stations and 450 bikes overall. Read more.....  

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Hearings On Zoning Changes: Nov. 12 and 14

The County Council will hold a second public hearing on proposed changes to the County's Zoning Law starting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, and continuing on Thursday, Nov. 14. Read more ....


Review of Proposed BRT System Begins

The Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment (T and E) Committee has started its review of the Countywide Transit Corridors Functional Master Plan. Read more....

Minimum Wage Press Conference

Regional Minimum Wage

Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich on Oct. 1 introduced a bill before the County Council that will be part of a collaborative effort with the District of Columbia and Prince George’s County to establish a regional minimum wage of $11.50 per hour over the next three years. Councilmember President Nancy Navarro and Councilmember Valerie Ervin are co-sponsors.  Read more.....

Councilmember Leventhal Speaks out Again Synthetic Marijuana

Law Seeks to Control Synthetic Marijuana

A new Maryland law that took effect Oct. 1 to criminalize possession of designer drugs sometimes referred to as "K2/Spice" or "synthetic marijuana” was detailed on Sept. 30 in Rockville.
Read more ....

Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Councilmember Floreen asks:  have you had your mammogram?  Read more....

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