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Citizen Advisory Boards to Host Capital Improvements Program Budget Forums in June/July

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 8, 2017

For Immediate Release:  Thursday, June 8, 2017


Citizen Advisory Boards to Host Capital Improvements Program Budget Forums in June/July


Individuals and groups are invited to provide input into the County’s next six-year capital construction budget by attending public forums that will be held in June/July by local citizen advisory boards.  The forums will help define construction and planning priorities for the various regions in the County as officials develop the Fiscal Years 2019 to 2024 Capital Improvements Program (CIP) budget. 


The following links provide more information.


Master List of CIP projects:


Open Budget (Montgomery County’s highly interactive open data budget websites covering departments, agencies, projects and much more)


Office of Management and Budget Publications:


The CIP includes costs for new or renovated major projects such as roads; public schools and Montgomery College facilities; water and sewer lines; parks, libraries, health and recreation facilities; and other public buildings and projects.


The schedule for forums in each regional area is listed below: 


  • Bethesda-Chevy Chase - Monday, June 19, 7:00 pm – Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center,

    4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, 240-777-8200;


  • Eastern County – Wednesday, June 21, 7:00 pm – Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center,

          3300 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring, 240-777-8414;


  • Silver Spring - Monday, June 26, 7:00 pm – Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring, 240-777-5307;


  • Upcounty – Wednesday, June 28, 7:00 pm – BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, 240-777-8040;


  • Mid-County – Monday, July 10, 7:00 pm – Mid-County Community Recreation Center, 2004 Queensguard Road, Silver Spring, 240-777-8101 or 240-777-6820.



Suggestions and comments from participants will be considered by the regional citizen advisory boards for inclusion in the funding priority lists they submit to the County Executive.  The lists will also be shared with County departments and agencies for their consideration as they formulate the CIP for their departments.


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Media contact:  Patrick Lacefield, 240-777-6507



Release ID: 17-439
Media Contact: Patrick Lacefield 240-777-6507