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Montgomery County Council President Berliner to meet with media at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, March 6

For Immediate Release: Friday, March 3, 2017

Montgomery Council President Berliner

to meet with media on Monday, March 6

Among the issues he will address are an update from

the General Assembly regarding proposed ‘Trust’ bill,

Food Security Plan, status of proposed M83 highway


ROCKVILLE, Md., March 3, 2017—Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner will meet with members of the media at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, March 6, to discuss key issues concerning the Council and its respective committees. At the meeting, he will update the status of the “Trust” bill before the Maryland General Assembly regarding immigration policies. He also will talk about the County’s five-year “Food Security Plan,” which he championed, and provide an update on the status of highway M83—a proposed route that would connect Montgomery Village and Clarksburg.


Council President Berliner’s meeting with members of the media will be held in the SIXTH FLOOR Conference Room of the Council Office Building at 100 Maryland Ave. in Rockville.


The Food Security Plan will be discussed starting at 9:30 a.m. Monday by the Council’s Health and Human Services Committee.


Council President Berliner also will address the Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee’s continued worksessions on the Bethesda Downtown Plan. This week, Councilmember Berliner proposed building a new recreation center as part of the future Bethesda area.


He also will provide information on the meeting between the County Council and the elected officials of Rockville and Gaithersburg on the proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system that is being considered to improve public transportation options around the County. That meeting will be held Thursday, March 9, at Casey Community Center in Gaithersburg.


Council President Berliner will meet regularly with members of the media. Most meetings will be on Mondays.

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Release ID: 17-065
Media Contact: Neil Greenberger 240-777-7939