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Montgomery County Council Seeks Applicants for Council Administrator

For Immediate Release: Monday, August 14, 2017

ROCKVILLE, Md., August 14, 2017—The Montgomery County Council is seeking applicants for the position of Council Administrator.  On July 31, Council Administrator Steve Farber announced plans to leave his post in February 2018.  Mr. Farber was first appointed in October 1991 and has served seven Councils.


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.


“For the past 26 years, Steve Farber has served the Council and the community with the highest distinction,” said Council President Roger Berliner. “We look forward to appointing a worthy successor.”


Applications will close on September 12.  Details on the application process can be viewed at:


For further information, please contact Mary Jane Berry, Administrative Services Coordinator, at




Release ID: 17-251
Media Contact: Sonya Healy 2407777926