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07/31/20 Montgomery County Health Officer Issues Directive to Protect Public Health; Prohibits the Opening of Private Schools
07/31/20 Montgomery County Executive Elrich Informs Homebuyers of Available Support through Montgomery Homeownership Program
07/31/20 Senior Planet Montgomery Free Online Classes for Seniors Aug. 3-7 Will Include Voice Assistants, Telemedicine and How to Use Zoom
07/31/20 Final Week to Participate in Montgomery County’s Vision Zero Survey That Will Provide Opinions on How to Improve Traffic Safety and Eliminate Serious and Fatal Crashes
07/29/20 Montgomery County to Expand Ride On Bus Service to Include All Routes Beginning on Sunday, Aug. 2
07/29/20 Commission for Women Announces Logo Contest
07/29/20 ‘Reopen Montgomery Small Business Grant Program’ Launched TODAY, Wednesday, July 29, Enabling Businesses to Submit Online Applications for Reopening Assistance Grants of Up to $5,000
07/28/20 Montgomery County Council Approves County Executive's Request for $20 Million to Provide Eviction Protection and Relief for Renters
07/28/20 Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services Also Will Enforce COVID-19 Safe Practices While Conducting Inspections on Construction Sites
07/27/20 Montgomery County Officials Close One Business; Issue Warnings to Others for Not Complying with COVID-19 Restrictions
07/27/20 Montgomery County’s Alcohol Beverage Services Reopens Its Darnestown Liquor and Wine Store
07/27/20 Senior Planet Montgomery Free Online Classes for Seniors July 27 - 31 Will Include Food Delivery Apps, Cloud Storage and the Montgomery County Volunteer Center
07/27/20 County’s Animal Adoption Center Reopening for Adoptions on Thursday, August 6; Clear the Shelter Adoption Event to Take Place Throughout August
07/24/20 Montgomery County Public Libraries Announces Change in Service Hours
07/24/20 Montgomery County Executive Elrich Responds to President Trump’s Memorandum that Attempts to Ban Undocumented Immigrants in the U.S. From the Census Count
07/24/20 Results of Montgomery County Survey on Masks Show Improper and Ineffective Usage
07/23/20 Registration is Open for Montgomery County Recreation Outdoor Summer Programs
07/23/20 ‘Reopen Montgomery’ Small Business Grant Program Launches Wednesday, July 29, Enabling Businesses to Submit Online Applications for Reopening Assistance Grants of Up to $5,000
07/23/20 County’s Rapid Response Teams Provide COVID-19 Testing and Health/Human Services Assessment to Households in Neighborhoods Impacted by COVID-19
07/21/20 County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Extends Heat Emergency Alert Through 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 22; Cooling Centers to Open at Noon on Wednesday
07/21/20 Montgomery County Council to Vote on County Executive's Request for $20M to Provide Additional Relief for Renters
07/20/20 Montgomery County Food Assistance Provider Grant Applications Now Open; Capacity Building Grants to Help with Infrastructure
07/20/20 Montgomery County Adjusts COVID-19 Testing Clinics Due to Extreme Heat
07/20/20 Montgomery County Executive Elrich Requests MDOT Provide Additional Time for Residents to Respond to DEIS Statement for Managed Lanes Study for I-495, I-270
07/19/20 County Makes Adjustment to Monday COVID-19 Testing Clinic Due to Extreme Heat
07/18/20 County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Issues Heat Emergency Alert Effective Noon, Sunday, July 19 through 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 21; Cooling Centers to Open at Noon Sunday
07/17/20 Montgomery County Recreation Cancels Modified Summer Camps
07/17/20 Senior Planet Montgomery Free Online Classes for Seniors July 20-24 Will Include Messaging Apps, Cloud Storage, eBay and PayPal
07/16/20 Residents Invited to Virtual Community Conversation on Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health
07/16/20 Montgomery County Recreation Pools to Have Daily Admission for County Residents Starting Monday, July 20
07/15/20 Four ‘Popup Parks’ in Montgomery County’s Pike District Offer Opportunities to Support Local Restaurants Through Temporary Picnic Areas
07/14/20 Montgomery County Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center Earns LEED Gold Certification
07/14/20 Montgomery County Officials Close Two Businesses; Issue Warnings to Two for Not Complying with COVID-19 Restrictions
07/14/20 ‘Reopen Montgomery’ Small Business Grant Program Unveils Website with Information on How Businesses Could Get Grants of Up to $5,000 to Assist with Reopening Expenses
07/13/20 Montgomery County Surpasses Statewide COVID-19 Testing Target; Accelerates Efforts to Reach Additional Residents
07/13/20 Montgomery County’s Community Recovery Advisory Group Will Host its First Meeting on Tuesday, July 14, on Zoom
07/12/20 Senior Planet Montgomery Free Online Classes for Seniors July 13-17 Will Include Streaming and Smart TVs, How to Initiate a Zoom Meeting and Podcasts
07/10/20 Montgomery County Executive Elrich and Council President Katz Announce County’s Continued ‘Triple-A’ Bond Rating and for Being Among Nation’s Best for Fiscal Responsibility
07/08/20 Montgomery County Executive Elrich Announces FY 2021 Revised Spending Plan That Calls for More Than $66 million in Reduced Spending; No Reductions for MCPS at This Stage
07/08/20 Montgomery County’s Alcohol Beverage Services Reopens Its Flower Avenue Liquor and Wine Store After Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19
07/08/20 Montgomery County Expands Dockless Electric Vehicle Options with Return of Capital Bikeshare E-Bikes and Expanded E-Scooter Pilot Program
07/07/20 Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services New Director Mitra Pedoeem Will Host Forum for Small Businesses on Wednesday, July 8, on Zoom
07/06/20 Montgomery County Officials Close Businesses Not Complying with COVID-19 Restrictions
07/06/20 Montgomery County’s Alcohol Beverage Services Temporarily Closes Its Darnestown Liquor and Wine Store Due to COVID-19 Issues
07/03/20 Senior Planet Montgomery Kicks Off Summer with Free Classes for Seniors Starting July 6 With Classes  Including Smart Homes, Smart TVs and How to Choose A New Computer
07/02/20 Three Montgomery County Employers Supported by County’s Commuter Services Section Recognized by MWCOG for Offering Outstanding Employee Commuting Benefits
07/02/20 Montgomery County Recreation Pools to Open Monday, July 6
07/02/20 Immunization Clinic Reopens July 6 by Appointment Only
07/02/20 Montgomery County Public Libraries Begins Contact-free Holds Pickup Service on Monday, July 6
07/01/20 Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich’s Plan to ‘Reimagine Public Safety'
07/01/20 Montgomery County ‘BikeMatchMoCo’ Donation Program Directs Unused Bikes to People Who Need Them