County Council Newsletter - Issue 4

County Council Update

Montgomery County Council


Campaign Seeks to Have County’s Homeless Accept Available Housing

Hundreds of volunteers joined members of Montgomery County’s nonprofit community in the early morning hours during Nov. 4-6 to assist in the County’s first-ever “Registry Week” that is a key element of the 100,000 Homes Campaign.   Read more...


HOAs, Condo Associations Exchange Ideas, Seek Answers to ‘Common’ Problems

Approximately 100 people representing more than 60 homeowners and condominium organizations from across Montgomery County on Oct 23 attended a forum in Rockville designed specifically for homeowner association and condo board leaders. During the forum, which was hosted by County Councilmember Nancy Floreen, participants exchanged ideas about problems they share and asked the representatives of twelve County Government departments and agencies how they could better work together.  Read more.....


Some Restaurants Contribute to Child Obesity

How children’s meals at fast food and other types of restaurants contribute to obesity in children was the focus of an Oct. 31 worksession held by the County Council’s Health and Human Services Committee. The worksession included a presentation from representatives of the nutrition policy section of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), which has produced a report entitled, “Kids’ Meals: Obesity on the Menu.” Read more....


Montgomery County Retains AAA Bond Rating

Montgomery County learned on Oct. 28 that all three bond rating agencies—Standard & Poor’s, Fitch and Moody’s—reconfirmed that the it has retained its AAA bond rating.  Read more....


Nov. 12 and 14 Hearing on Zoning Changes to be Televised Live on Cable Channel CCM

More than 90 people have signed up to testify as the Montgomery 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 at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14.  Read more ....


County Council Enacts Working Families Income Supplement Bill

The Council approved a bill that increases the County’s Working Families Income Supplement for low-income households to 90 percent of the Maryland refundable credit beginning in Fiscal Year 2015, 95 percent in FY16 and 100 percent in FY17 and beyond. Read more.....  

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