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Office of Intergovernmental Relations

The Office of Intergovernmental Relations represents the County interests at the regional, state and federal levels. The Office prepares the annual State Legislative program and the annual federal priorities request and serves as liaison with state government, the County’s state delegation and congressional staff. The Office is the lead agency representing the County before the Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) and the National Association of Counties (NACO).

Melanie L. Wenger, Director

Current Documents

Montgomery County's priorities for the 2015 session (pdf)

Bills tracked by the Office of Intergovernmental Relations (pdf)

Montgomery County Delegation Announces 2015 Session Accomplishments for the County (pdf)

Capital projects in Montgomery County in the State's fiscal year 2016 budget (pdf)

Local aid and retirement payments for Montgomery County in the State's fiscal year 2016 budget (pdf)

2015 Transportation Priorities Letter (pdf)

Staff subject matter assignments (pdf)

Documents from prior years

Contact Information

Rockville Office   Annapolis Office
(staffed year-round)   (staffed during General Assembly sessions)
101 Monroe Street, 4th Floor
Rockville, MD 20850
          47 State Circle, Suite 303
Annapolis, MD 21401
(240) 777-6550   (301) 261-2461


Direct contact information for OIR staff
     Melanie Wenger 240-777-6556
     Sara Morningstar 240-777-6553
     Amy Samman 240-777-6555
     Kathleen Boucher 240-777-6554
     Wanda Wells 240-777-6550


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