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Public Hearings on Special Appropriations

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The Montgomery County Council will conduct public hearings on the following special appropriations on Tuesday, December 1 at 1:30 p.m. The deadline to sign-up is Nov. 30 at 5pm:

  1. Special Appropriation to the County Government’s FY21 Operating Budget, Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) - $3,473,228 for COVID-19 Response: Maryland State Community Development Block Grant-CV (CDBG-CV) HUD CPD Funding. Source of Funds: Grant Funds.
  2. Special Appropriation to the County Government’s FY21 Operating Budget, DHCA - $4,227,565 for COVID-19 Response: CDBG-CV HUD CPD Funding. Source of Funds: Grant Funds.
  3. Special appropriation to the County Government’s FY21 Operating Budget - Department of Health and Human Services - $312,455 for Children, Youth, and Family Services - Therapeutic Recreation Services for School-Age Youth. Source of Funds: General Fund Reserves.
  4. Special appropriation to the County Government’s FY21 Operating Budget - Department of Recreation, $406,000 for Youth Development - After School Youth Support and Engagement Hubs (Source of Funds: General Fund Reserves); and Amendment to FY21 Operating Budget Resolution Section G, FY21 Designation of Entities for Non-Competitive Contract Award Status: Montgomery Collaboration Council for Children, Youth, and Families.
    (5) Special appropriation to MCPS’ FY21 Operating Budget - $750,000 for Restorative Justice Training for School Staff. Source of Funds: General Fund Reserves.

Documents and information are available at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/council.

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 https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/council/calendar.html . 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 https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/COUNCIL/PHSignUp.html . 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 http://tinyurl.com/zrbwh5v; via email at county.council@montgomerycountymd.gov; 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 http://tinyurl.com/z9982v8, Facebook Live (@MontgomeryCountyMdCouncil or @ConcejodelCondadodeMontgomery), or YouTube (@MoCoCouncilMD).


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Release ID: 20-460
Media Contact: Anne Brown 240-777-7925