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Council President Hucker and Vice President Albornoz to Hold Media Availability on Nov. 22 at 11:30 a.m.

For Immediate Release: Friday, November 19, 2021

Discussion will include an update on public health measures, the Council’s economic development briefing, and Climate Town Hall 

Rockville, Md., Nov. 19, 2021—On Monday, Nov. 22 at 11:30 a.m., Council President Tom Hucker and Council Vice President Gabe Albornoz will hold a media availability to discuss public health updates related to masking, vaccinations for children ages five to 11, as well as various Council matters.  

Council President Hucker will discuss the Council’s upcoming Climate Town Hall and provide an update on Bill 44-21, Montgomery County Green Buildings Now Act. Council President Hucker and Councilmember Friedson are the lead sponsors of this new legislation that will provide a dedicated source of revenue for the Montgomery County Green Bank to help fight climate change. The duo will also discuss the Council’s economic development briefing scheduled for Nov. 30 and provide additional Council updates. 

Montgomery County Health and Human Services Public Health Emergency Preparedness Manager Sean O’Donnell will join the media availability to provide a public health update. 

The media availability will be held via Zoom and is for credentialed members of the media.

The public can watch on the Council’s Facebook page (@MontgomeryCountyMdCouncil).

Members of the media must RSVP before 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 22 to Sonya Healy at Sonya.Healy@montgomerycountymd.gov to receive the Zoom login information.

For more information contact: Sonya Healy, legislative information officer, at Sonya.Healy@montgomerycountymd.gov or 240-328-2069.

Genevieve Kurtz, communications director, Office of Council President Hucker at Genevieve.Kurtz@montgomerycountymd.gov or 240-777-7937.

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Release ID: 21-477
Media Contact: Sonya Healy, 240-777-7926 , Lucia Jimenez 240-777-7832