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Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner's Statement on Council Administrator Steve Farber’s 26 Years of Service

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Statement by

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner on

Council Administrator Steve Farber’s 26 Years of Service

 

ROCKVILLE, Md., August 1, 2017—Montgomery County Council Administrator Steve Farber, who was first appointed in October 1991, plans to leave his post in February 2018.  His letter to the Council can be viewed below. 

Council President Roger Berliner made the following statement: 

“For the past 26 years, Steve Farber has served the Council and the community with the highest distinction.  He has played a pivotal role in strengthening the County’s fiscal and governmental performance in multiple ways.  He has led our superb staff with great skill and care.”

“All of us have benefited from the quality and integrity of Steve’s work and from the institutional knowledge, commitment and good humor he brings to it.  Like the six Councils before us, we deeply respect and appreciate his service. We wish Steve all the best in his future work.”

The Council Administrator, the principal adviser to the Council, helps develop and implement the Council's policies and work program, oversees the Council staff and represents the Council on several County boards, including the investment boards of the County’s retirement plans.

Mr. Farber’s work before his appointment by the Council includes service from 1975 to 1983 as executive director of the National Governors’ Association.  In 1983 he formed a national advisory service on fiscal and intergovernmental affairs, to which he will return in February.

Mr. Farber’s letter to the Council can be viewed at:

http://tinyurl.com/yakg6u3a .


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Release ID: 17-241
Media Contact: Sonya Healy 2407777926