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Public Hearing Notice: COVID-19 Local Order

For Immediate Release: Friday, September 18, 2020

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 18, 2020—The Montgomery County Council will introduce, hold a public hearing and vote on a resolution and Board of Health Regulation that would approve an Executive Order on the COVID-19 Local Order Amending and Restating Order dated August 24, 2020 at 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2020.

Documents and information will be available on Sept. 21 at

NOTE: During the Covid-19 state of emergency, the public is not able to be physically present in the Council Hearing Room. Residents who would like to call in to testify at a Council public hearing need to preregister on the Council's web page at . Once the public hearing sign up request form is submitted and the public hearing list is created, individuals will receive separate confirmation notifications that include the appropriate phone number to call for the public hearing.

Community members also have the option to provide audio, video and written testimony to the Council using a recently developed online testimony form on the Council's web page which can be found at The testimony provided with the online option carries the same weight as testimony given at a public hearing. Councilmembers consider all comments as part of their deliberations.

Comments and suggestions are welcome online at; via email at; by sending regular mail to County Council, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850. For information or to express an opinion call 240-777-7900.

The meeting will be televised live by County Cable Montgomery (CCM) on Xfinity channels 6 and 996, RCN channels 6 and 1056; and FiOS channel 30. Also available live via streaming through the Council website at, Facebook Live (@MontgomeryCountyMdCouncil or @ConcejodelCondadodeMontgomery), or YouTube (@MoCoCouncilMD)
Release ID: 20-371
Media Contact: Sonya Healy 240-777-7926 , Juan Jovel 240-777-7931