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Public Hearings on Recommended and Potential Amendments to the Fiscal Year 2021-2026 Capital Improvements Program and Fiscal Year 2022 Capital Budget

For Immediate Release: Monday, March 22, 2021

The Montgomery County Council will conduct public hearings on recommended and potential amendments to the FY21-26 Capital Improvements Program (CIP) and FY22 Capital Budget for three days in April. These amendments will be included in the operating budget public hearings on April 6 at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., and April 7 and 8 at 7 p.m. Sign-ups to testify at the public hearing began on March 19. Information on the proposals is available from the Council’s website and in the staff report for the agenda announcement.

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).

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Release ID: 21-118
Media Contact: Anne Brown