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Montgomery County Council to hold public hearing on Tuesday, July 25, regarding special appropriation for Head Start program expansion

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 12, 2017


The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 25, on a special appropriation to the Montgomery County Public Schools’ Fiscal Year 2018 operating budget that would provide $2,186,180 to implement a Head Start program expansion. The source of the funds is General Fund reserves.

The public hearing will be held in the Third Floor Hearing Room of the Council Office Building, which is located at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. The meeting will be televised live by County Cable Montgomery (CCM). The channel can be viewed on Cable Channels 996 (high definition) and 6 (standard definition) on Comcast; Channels 1056 (HD) and 6 (SD) on RCN; and Channel 30 on Verizon. It also will be available live via streaming through the Council web site at .

Those interested in testifying at the public hearing can start signing up on Thursday, July 13, online at:
or by calling 240-777-7803. The deadline to sign up is 5 p.m. on Monday, July 24. Call 240-777-7910 to obtain copies of the appropriation resolution and background information or go to .

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Release ID: 17-226
Media Contact: Sonya Healy 2407777926