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10/30/20 Education and Culture Committee holds virtual meeting on Nov. 2
10/29/20 Montgomery Councilmember Craig Rice to host Montgomery Village Public Safety Town Hall on November 9
10/29/20 Council meets on Oct. 30 to continue deliberations on the 2020-2024 Subdivision Staging Policy
10/28/20 Public Hearings on Special Appropriations for COVID-19 Response
10/28/20 Public Safety Committee meeting and joint Health and Human Services and Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee meeting on Oct. 29
10/27/20 Council overrides veto of the More Housing at Metrorail Stations Act which provides incentives to build essential, high-rise housing at Metro
10/27/20 Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee and Joint Planning, Housing and Economic Development and Education and Culture Committees hold virtual meetings on Oct. 28
10/27/20 Council introduces $334,500 special appropriation for additional arts and humanities emergency relief funding
10/26/20 Council to introduce COVID-19 response, consider overriding veto of Bill 29-20 that would provide more high-rise housing at Metro, and continue its review of the 2020-2024 Subdivision Staging Policy at virtual meeting on Oct. 27
10/26/20 Council introduces $1.8 million in special appropriation to expand Educational Equity and Enrichment Hubs in County elementary schools
10/26/20 Councilmember Evan Glass to introduce legislation that increases composting in Montgomery County
10/26/20 Deadline Extended: Montgomery Council Seeks Applicants for County Commission on Redistricting
10/23/20 Council's Transportation and Environment Committee reviews I-270/I-495 Managed Lanes Study Draft Environmental Impact Statement
10/23/20 Education and Culture Committee and Transportation and Environment Committee hold virtual meetings on Oct. 26
10/23/20 Council Announces Additional Stakeholder Engagement for Community Solar in the Agricultural Reserve Zone
10/23/20 Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice Co-Chairs National Broadband Task Force to Bridge the Digital Divide
10/22/20 Council to host virtual Youth Town Hall meeting with Montgomery County Board of Education President Shebra Evans and Student Member of the Board Nick Asante on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m.
10/21/20 Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee and Joint Government Operations and Fiscal Policy and Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee hold virtual meetings on Oct. 22
10/20/20 Transportation and Environment Committee holds virtual meeting on Oct. 21
10/19/20 Council to review 2020-2024 Subdivision Staging Policy and conduct public hearings on legislation to strengthen ethics law and require racial equity and social justice impact statements for zoning changes, at virtual meeting on Oct. 20
10/16/20 Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee to hold virtual meeting on Oct. 19 at 9:30 a.m.
10/14/20 Public Safety Committee and Joint Health and Human Services and Education and Culture Committee hold virtual meetings on Oct. 15
10/14/20 Council to recognize Councilmember for a Day applicants on Oct. 20
10/13/20 Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee and Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee hold virtual meetings on Oct. 14
10/12/20 Sidney Katz’s Student Advisory Group for 2020-2021 Kicks Off Tonight
10/12/20 Council to receive briefing on the Coronavirus Relief Fund at virtual meeting on Oct. 13
10/09/20 Montgomery Council Seeks Applicants for County Commission on Redistricting
10/09/20 Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee and Transportation and Environment Committee hold virtual meetings on Oct. 12
10/08/20 Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee and Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee hold virtual meetings on Oct. 9
10/08/20 Councilmember Nancy Navarro presents Council proclamation to recognize October 12, 2020 as Indigenous Peoples’ Day
10/07/20 Council President Katz's business and economic development briefings to be held on first Friday of each month on Zoom
10/06/20 Council approves changes to Public Campaign Financing system
10/06/20 Committee meetings for Oct. 7 and Oct. 8
10/06/20 Council enacts the More Housing at Metrorail Stations Act
10/06/20 Montgomery Council Enacts Bill Sponsored by Councilmember Will Jawando Creating Greater Opportunity to Remedy Workplace Sexual Harassment
10/06/20 Montgomery County Council Passes LGBTQ Bill Of Rights Spearheaded by Councilmember Evan Glass
10/05/20 Council scheduled to vote on legislation to expand harassment protections in the workplace, broaden legal protections for LGBTQ+ residents, create incentive for housing on Metro station properties and improve the County's public campaign financing system
10/02/20 Montgomery County Councilmember Navarro, Council President Katz and Councilmember Albornoz Host Council's Hispanic Heritage Month Commemoration
10/02/20 Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee and Education and Culture Committee hold virtual meetings on Oct. 5
10/02/20 Council President Katz to host business and economic development briefing on Zoom today at 12:30 p.m.