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Council Committee Meetings on Oct. 17

For Immediate Release: Thursday, October 17, 2019

The following committee meetings are scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 17. Individuals interested in attending a committee meeting should confirm the information on the day of the meeting by visiting the Council’s web page at or by calling the Council’s Communications Office at 240-777-7832.

Meeting: Health and Human Services (HHS) Committee
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Third floor hearing room
HHS Committee: Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz (Chair), Evan Glass (Lead for Homelessness and Vulnerable Communities) and Craig Rice
Health and Human Services Boards and Commissions
The HHS Committee will continue its meetings with representatives of the Department of Health and Human Services’ boards and commissions. The Committee will review how the County’s advisory boards and commissions can further the County’s policy priorities. Dr. Raymond Crowel, director of the Department of Health and Human Services, is among those expected to attend the meeting.

The Council staff report can be viewed here.

Meeting: Government Operations and Fiscal Policy (GO) Committee
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Seventh floor hearing room
GO Committee: Council President Nancy Navarro (Chair), Councilmember Andrew Friedson and Council Vice President Sidney Katz
Fiscal Plan
The GO Committee will review the County’s fiscal plan. This discussion is a continuation from the GO Committee’s review of the County’s economic indicators and fiscal policies on July 11, 2019. The committee will consider select updates to the fiscal plan and fiscal policies. David Platt, chief economist, Department of Finance; and Chris Mullin, lead fiscal and policy analyst, Office of Management and Budget, are among those expected to attend the meeting.

The Council staff report can be viewed here.

The Council committee meetings will be televised live by County Cable Montgomery (CCM). The channel can be viewed 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.

The meetings also will be available live via streaming through the Council web site at:

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Release ID: 19-335
Media Contact: Sonya Healy 240-777-7926 , Juan Jovel 240-777-7931