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Public Hearings for Two Bills on April 3 at 1:30 p.m.

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, March 7, 2018


ROCKVILLE, Md., March 7, 2018—The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. on the following bills:

1. Expedited Bill 4-18, Transient Housing - Carbon Monoxide Detector, would amend the type of gas detectors required to issue a bed and breakfast and short-term residential license; and generally amend the law governing gas detectors.

2. Expedited Bill 5-18, Special Taxing District - White Flint - Amendments, would modify the boundaries of the White Flint Special Taxing District; include certain exempt properties in the Special Taxing District if they redevelop; and generally amend the law establishing the White Flint Special Taxing District.

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

Those interested in testifying at the public hearings can start signing up on Thursday, March 8 online at or by calling 240-777-7803. The deadline to sign up is April 2 at 5:00 p.m. Call 240-777-7910 to obtain copies of the bills or go to

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Release ID: 18-063
Media Contact: Sonya Healy 2407777926