Get vaccinated against the flu. Everyone 6 months of age and older should be vaccinated. The circulating strains of flu are a good match with those included in this year’s vaccine. Visit montgomerycountymd.gov/flu to find more information, or schedule your appointment.
At a news conference in Rockville, County Executive Ike Leggett (far right) announced a warning from the County's Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) and Police about a nationwide scam that has scammers posing as IRS employees and threatening victims with arrest unless they pay thousands of dollars in unpaid taxes. Joining Leggett were (l to r): Police Detective Brandon Mengedoht, IRS Tax Consultant Anita Carter, Safeway employee Patricia Keller, Safeway Store Manager Mark Woodfield, OCP Director Eric Friedman and Leggett. See press release for more information.
County Executive Ike Leggett at the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Biodefense Center Sept. 26 at the agency's White Oak headquarters in east Montgomery County. Pictured L-R: FDA Director of Facilities Engineering Deanna Murphy, FDA Deputy Commissioner Walter Harris,Leggett, LabQuest Partnership president Betsy Bretz, GSA chief Dan Tangerlini, Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), FDA Commissioner Peggy Hamberg, Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD), and FDA Deputy Commissioner Sally Howard.
See press release for more information.
African Heritage Month was marked by an event at the Silver Spring Civic Building that included County Executive Ike Leggett and (at left) Councilmember Cherri Branson. View more photos.
County Executive Ike Leggett joined Councilmember George Leventhal (at left) at the annual County Human Rights luncheon. View more photos.
Check out World of Montgomery on October 19, from noon to 5 pm. Visit worldofmontgomery.com for more information.
County Executive Ike Leggett joined Senator Ben Cardin and Congressman Chris Van Hollen in marking the opening of the “Voices of the Vigil” exhibit at the Jewish Historical Society of Washington DC. The exhibit focus on the long-running vigil to focue attention on the plight of Soviet Jewry. View more photos.
County Executive Ike Leggett congratulates the Jewish Council on Aging on their 41st anniversary of service to the community. View more photos.
Montgomery County has launched a new public safety campaign through social media. Learn more at: (press release) A new message will go out each day the week of September 22 through 26. Everyone is asked to watch and retweet so that we can inform as many drivers as possible about the problem and the laws pertaining to stopping for a school bus when its flashing lights and stop arm are activated.
Our keynote speaker at the 50+Expos at the Silver Spring Civic Center on October 19 will be Robert Fischell. Check calendar for more information.
County Executive Ike Leggett (right) recently spoke at the building dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony of Tasly Pharmaceutical, a Chinese biopharmaceutical company that chose Rockville as its North America headquarters four years ago. Pictured L-R: Gigi Godwin, President of Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce; Dominick Murray, Maryland Secretary of Dept of Business and Economic Development; Dr. Henry Sun, President and CEO of Tasly Pharmaceutical; Ms. WU Nanfei, President of Tasly Holdings; Minister Jet Li of the Embassy of China, Mr. YAN Xijun, Chairman of Tasly Holdings and Leggett.
Provides you with an intuitive way to understand how our budget is structured and get the answers you need. The new publication is mobile friendly, translatable into 90 languages, and contains rich content such as charts, graphs and maps to view our budget from different levels.
Property Tax Account Information and Bill Payment System
View property tax records to view and/or make payment on-line by credit card or automatic deduction from your bank account as appropriate.
Emergency & Disaster Information
Vital Information to help individuals, families, and businesses prepare for emergencies and remain safe in the event of a storm, disaster or other emergency.
County Urges Preparedness for Summer Storm Season
School Construction Funding
Montgomery, Baltimore and Prince George's counties call on the State for increased school construction funding. See website. Testimony of Isiah Leggett Regarding HB1323/SB 927: Supplemental Public School Construction Matching Fund Program.
American with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Montgomery County government ensure accessibility in all of their programs and services. Find out what the County is doing to ensure programs and services are accessible.
Welcome to Animal Services and Adoption Center
Are you considering adding a new pet to your household? Come visit the Adoption Center and meet our wonderful dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, rabbits, guinea pigs, birds, snakes, turtles and other animals waiting for new puppyhomes!
Montgomery County's Commitment to U.S. Armed Forces Veterans and Their Families
Montgomery County recognizes the important contribution veterans have made to this Nation and is committed to supporting veterans of the Armed Forces and their families. Montgomery County Veterans’ Affairs | Veterans Network Directory | Contacts & Resources | Serving Together | Sign-up to e-mail list
Paul S. Sarbanes Silver Spring Transit Center
The proposed Paul S. Sarbanes Silver Spring Transit Center is a three-tiered, urban, multi-modal, state of the art transit facility proposed for downtown Silver Spring. Read more
Watch "Seniors Today" online
Austin Heyman learns about new technology to help seniors suffering from hearing loss, and meets the winners of this year’s Neil Potter Path of Achievement Awards for lifetime volunteer service.
Innovation Program - County's Laboratory for Civic Improvement.
Primary objectives are; building organization capacity, leveraging ongoing initiatives and resources, facilitating continuous improvement and change management, and communicating ideas and lessons learned. Visit montgomerycountymd.gov/innovate for more information.
Montgomery County will be a community for a lifetime, a place for older adults to live safe, healthy and vital lives.
Panhandling... It's not safe. It doesn't help.
Montgomery County government is joining together with homeless advocates and social service providers throughout the County to urge you to give a hand-up, not a hand-out. The question isn't whether to help. See Press Release.
Serving Together - a project of MHA
Serving Together knows Montgomery County, Maryland and will provide clear guidance for military service members and their families on how to access the information and resources they deserve. Visit servingtogetherproject.org for more informationn.
Montgomery County has taken another significant step forward in its open government efforts, launching a new openMontgomery website that will significantly improve government transparency. Visit montgomerycountymd.gov/open
Direct access to County datasets in consumable formats is available here, offering the public an opportunity to review and analyze raw data, and the opportunity to use it for a variety of purposes. Visit data.montgomerycountymd.gov.
Helping to Protect Workers' Health and Safety
This website provides links to important information about occupational safety and health issues. There is also a link to Maryland Occupational Safety and Health to lodge complaints as well as links to other organizations working to protect worker safety and health. Download flyer in English (pdf) and Spanish (pdf) for upcoming public hearing.
Carryout Bag Law
Information for residents and retailers about Montgomery County's carryout bag law.
Keeping your reusable bags clean is as important to your health as washing your kitchen towels, dish rags, and sponges. Learn more.
Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC)
Get information on the closure of Walter Reed Medical Center and realignment to Bethesda and Fort Belvoir and the impact on local communities and ongoing efforts by the County to address impacts of the changes. Also find helpful relocation information...more