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Public hearing for Expedited Bill 27-18, Taxation-Development Impact Tax for Transportation Improvements-Refunds-Credits

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, July 31, 2018

PUBLIC HEARING

The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. on the following bill:

Expedited Bill 27-18, Taxation - Development Impact Tax for Transportation Improvements - Refunds - Credits - Amendments, which would authorize a transportation impact tax credit for certain expenses paid by a property owner for improvements listed in a Unified Mobility Program or the White Oak Local Area Transportation Improvement Program; extend the time for the County to spend transportation impact taxes to equal the time transportation impact tax credits remain valid; change the time to certify an impact tax credit from the issuance of a building permit to the collection of the impact tax; and generally amend the law governing the administration of Development Impact Tax for Transportation Improvements.

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) 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 hearing can start signing up on Thursday, August 2 online at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/council/phsignup.html or by calling 240-777-7803. The deadline to sign up is September 10 at 5:00 p.m. Call 240-777-7910 to obtain copies of the bill or go to https://apps.montgomerycountymd.gov/ccllims/bill_List.aspx

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Release ID: 18-208
Media Contact: Sonya Healy 240-777-7926