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Council Public Hearings on November 14, November 28, December 5

For Immediate Release: Friday, November 3, 2017

PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. on the following bill:

Special appropriation to the County Government’s FY18 Operating Budget, Department of Health and Human Services - $190,516 for Mental Health Court. The source is General Fund Reserves.

The Montgomery County Council will also hold a public hearing on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. on the following bill:

Expedited Bill 33-17, Employees’ Retirement Savings Plan - Disability Benefits Plan - Termination of Benefits - Amendments, which would amend the age for termination of long term disability benefits; and generally amend the laws governing the Disability Benefits Plan.

The staff report can be viewed here:
http://montgomerycountymd.granicus.com/MetaViewer.php?view_id=169&clip_id=13991&meta_id=145237

The Montgomery County Council will also hold public hearings on Tuesday, December 5, at 1:30 p.m. on the following bills:

Expedited Bill 32-17, Taxation - Development Impact Tax for Transportation and Public School Improvements - Definitions - Senior Residential, which would replace the multifamily-senior residential category used to impose the development impact tax for transportation and public school improvements with a senior residential category; define senior residential; and generally amend the law governing the categories of residential dwelling units used to impose the development impact tax for transportation and public school improvements.

The staff report can be viewed here:
http://montgomerycountymd.granicus.com/MetaViewer.php?view_id=169&clip_id=13991&meta_id=145211

Expedited Bill 36-17, Taxation - Development Impact Tax - Exemptions  Amendments, which would amend the applicability provision of certain development impact taxes; and generally amend the law governing development impact taxes.

The staff report can be viewed here:
http://montgomerycountymd.granicus.com/MetaViewer.php?view_id=169&clip_id=13991&meta_id=145243

The public hearings 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) 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 http://tinyurl.com/z9982v8

Those interested in testifying at the public hearings can start signing up on Thursday, November 2 online at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/council/phsignup.html or by calling 240-777-7803. The deadline to sign up is November 27 at 5:00 p.m.  Call 240-777-7910 to obtain copies of the bills.

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Media Contact: Sonya Healy 2407777926