Governor O'Malley, Founder of Stat Systems, and Mr. Simon Case, Executive Director of the Implementation Group of the United Kingdom’s Cabinet Office Spoke at Mid-Atlantic Performance Conference Co-Hosted by Montgomery County’s CountyStat.
County Executive Ike Leggett rolled up his sleeves to help serve food at the annual Goodwill Dinner at the BCC Rescue Squad in Bethesda. The dinner was founded and is organized by the BCC RSC, BCC Chamber, and Bethesda Hyatt. Organizations participating include the Bethesda Urban Partnership, Children's Inn at NIH, BCC Rescue Squad, and Police 2nd District. The dinner serves needy individuals and families who live in the Bethesda area. This year, close to 400 individuals were served a Holiday dinner with all the trimmings. All who attended received winter hats, gloves, and scarves. Children received toys and photos with Santa.
County Executive Ike Leggett met with the owners of Megamart in Gaithersburg, Gerson Lopez (at left) and Erick Velaquez.
County Executive Ike Leggett met with Consul-General of Guatemala Dr. Sara Solis Castañeda to discuss issues of concern to Guatemalans living and working in Montgomery County. Vea la historia en español.
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Maryland Governor-Elect Larry Hogan sat down for breakfast at Seibel's Restaurant in Burtonsville to talk over issues of common concern.
County Executive Isiah Leggett Invites You to Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Forums. Five budget forums are scheduled. All meeting time are from 7 pm to 8:30 pm. Free and open to all.
- January 5, 2015: BlackRock Center for the Arts.
- January 14, 2015: Silver Spring Regional Service Center.
- January 20, 2015: Eastern Montgomery Regional Service Center.
- January 22, 2015: MidCounty Community Recreation Center.
- January 26, 2015: Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Service Center.
County residents are required by law to clear sidewalks in front of and alongside their properties within 24 hours of the end of a snowstorm. But don’t just do it because it’s the law. Do it for schoolkids. Do it for older adults. Do it for folks who depend on transit. Do it for yourself and your family. Good Neighbors Clear Their Sidewalks of Ice and Snow. Be a Good Neighbor. Check montgomerycountymd.gov/safesidewalks for more information.
18th County Council … The 18th County Council of Montgomery County was inaugurated on Dec. 1, 2014. Each member was elected to a four-year term. Seated, left to right: Hans Riemer, Nancy Floreen, George Leventhal and Tom Hucker. Standing: Roger Berliner, Sidney Katz, Nancy Navarro, Craig Rice and Marc Elrich.
The County Executive’s Business Advisory Group hosted an Economic Roundtable with State and County Legislators Dec. 16 at Launch Workplaces, a co-working space for tech entrepreneur located in the heart of Rio Washingtonian. Pictured are members of State and County legislators and business leaders including Council President George Leventhal, Del. Kumar Barve, John Kane (CEO of Kane Companies), and Steve Silverman, Director of DED, and Councilmember Marc Elrich. Seated at the front row are Bob Buchanan, Chair of the CE’s Business Advisory Group and Council Vice President, Nancy Floreen.
County Executive Ike Leggett joined (left to right) Prince George’s Executive Rushern Baker, Washington DC Mayor-Elect Muriel Bowser, and Mary Hynes, Vice Chair of the Arlington County Board of Supervisors in a regional leaders forum hosted by the Greater Washington Board of Trade and Board of Trade executive director Jim Dinegar. Topics included transportation, education, economic development, affordable housing, the 2024 Olympic Games, and the Purple Line.
Open enrollment for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act will remain open until February 15, 2015. The Capital Region Health Connector is working through the Maryland Health Connection, the state’s online insurance marketplace (www.marylandhealthconnection.gov), to provide quality, affordable health insurance coverage to individuals and families across Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. If you enrolled last year through Maryland Health Connection, you must re-enroll by December 18 to continue receiving any financial assistance. If you do not enroll by December 18, your current coverage will continue but with no financial assistance. Check our sign up locations section (www.capitalhealthconnection.org) for information on where you can go to meet in person with a health navigator for assistance in enrolling.
County Executive Ike Leggett was joined by County Council member Sidney Katz, Police Chief Tom Manger, Fire Chief Steve Lohr and members of the Montgomery County Commission on People with Disabilities (MCCPD). Together they provided holiday and parking/lot pedestrian safety tips, encouraged drivers to Respect designated disability parking spaces and kicked-off the annual "Shop with a Cop or Firefighter" campaign. Pictured from left to right back row are: Chief Lohr, Council member Katz, Mr. Leggett, MCCPD member Dr. Seth Morgan and Chief Manger. Seated in the front row is MCCPD Chairperson Trish Gallalee with service dog Indy. See Press Release for more info.
County Executive Ike Leggett takes the oath of office during Inauguration ceremonies at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville. Catherine Leggett holds the Bible for her husband as he is sworn in by The Honorable Roger Titus, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
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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