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For Immediate Release: Friday, March 1, 2024

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 1, 2024On Monday, March 4 at 11 a.m., Montgomery County Council President Andrew Friedson will hold a media availability to discuss various Council issues and answer questions from members of the media.  

Council President Friedson will discuss the legislative measures he is championing with his Council colleagues. The first is Zoning Text Amendment 23-10, Parking, Queuing, and Loading - Calculation of Required Parking, which would encourage car-free living and the development of more housing by eliminating parking requirements near transit. Councilmembers Glass and Mink are co-leading this measure with Friedson, and the Council’s vote is scheduled for March 5. 

The Council is also scheduled to vote on Bill 45-23, Property Tax Credit - Individuals 65 and Above, Retired Military Service Members, and Disabled Military Service Members, which would expand and extend a county property tax credit for seniors while implementing a progressive income scale for eligibility. Friedson is spearheading this effort, as the lead sponsor.  

Additionally, Friedson will highlight Bill 6-24, Property Tax Credit - Disabled Veterans. Led by Councilmember Fani-González and co-sponsored by Friedson, this new bill would establish a local property tax credit for veterans who are deemed severely disabled by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and earn $100,000 or less in federal adjusted gross income. 

The Council President’s media availability will be held via Zoom and is for members of the news media. The public can view the media availability on the Council’s Facebook page (@MontgomeryCountyMdCouncil).   

Members of the news media must RSVP before 10 a.m. on March 4 to Lucia Jimenez at [email protected] to receive the Zoom login information.  

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Release ID: 24-077
Media Contact: Lucia Jimenez 240-777-7832
Categories: Andrew Friedson