County Executive Ike Leggett presents a proclamation to Dr. Sovan Tun at the Cambodian Buddhist Society’s New Year Celebration on Sunday April 13. The annual celebration is one of the largest events for the Asian Pacific American community and draws thousands of people over a four-day period.
Once again, Montgomery County Law Enforcement agencies and the Department of Health and Human Services are participating in the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The event takes place on Saturday, April 26 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Check Calendar for details and locations.
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will hold a “virtual” Town Hall Meeting on Monday, April 28 from 1 to 2 p.m. County residents will be able to ask questions of the County Executive before or during the chat at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett.
Maryland Senator Ben Cardin recently met with County Executive Ike Leggett, Executive staff members and representatives from the Office of Intergovernmental Relations to discuss federal issues and programs affecting Montgomery County. Among the topics discussed were economic development and business assistance, budget and taxes, and transportation.
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett Presents His Recommended Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2015.
- Budget Highlights (pdf)
- County Executive's Recommended Operating Budget for FY15
- Press Release | Watch from YouTube
County Executive Ike Leggett spoke about his service as a first infantry captain during the Vietnam War at the Vietnamese American Senior Association’s (VASA) Commemoration of Hung Vuong’s Kings on April 13 at the Long Branch Senior Center. The event paid homage to Vietnam’s founding fathers. Pictured with the County Executive are members of VASA wearing traditional dresses (ao dais).
County Executive Ike Leggett (center) and Councilmember Roger Berliner (third from right) recently helped cut the ribbon for the grand opening of the Suntrust Bank in Darnestown.
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will present the 2014 Montgomery Serves Awards, along with the Roscoe R. Nix Distinguished Community Leadership Award and the Neal Potter Path of Achievement Awards to nine honorees at the Annual Montgomery Serves Awards event to be held on Monday, April 28 at Imagination Stage in Bethesda. The awards ceremony and reception is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Visit the Montgomery Serves website to pre-register. See press release for names of honorees and more information. See from County Calendar.
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- Montgomery County offers an additional property tax credit for homeowners of limited income, at least 70 years old.
- This new credit is based on 25% of your combined State Homeowners’ Tax Credit + County Supplement and could be worth an average of over $800.
- To be considered, you must file an application with the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT).
- Call 1-800-944-7403 or visit www.dat.state.md.us/sdatweb/htc.html
County Executive Ike Leggett (left) joins with Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz (center) and Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker (right) in advocating for an increased State commitment to schools construction funding before the Maryland House of Delegates. All three Executives urged passage of House Bill 1323.
- The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development is pleased to announce Karen Zuckerman, Chief Creative Director and President of HZDG, as keynote speaker for the 2014 Montgomery County Small Business Awards on May 9.
17th County Council … The 17th County Council of Montgomery County now includes new District 5 Councilmember Cherri Branson, who was appointed to a vacant position on Jan. 28. All Councilmembers will serve through Dec. 1, 2014. Seated, left to right: Cherri Branson, Council President Craig Rice, Council Vice President George Leventhal and Nancy Navarro. Standing: Hans Riemer, Phil Andrews, Nancy Floreen, Roger Berliner and Marc Elrich.
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!
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
2014 Election Dates Calendar
Montgomery County’s Board of Elections reminds residents that the 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election this year is Tuesday, June 24. Early voting begins on June 12 and continues through June 19.
Looking for Quality Health Coverage that Fits Your Budget?
From October 1 through March 31, it’s easy: Our state has a new health insurance marketplace. For more information, go to capitalhealthconnection.org. To enroll online, visit www.marylandhealthconnection.gov.
Montgomery County will be a community for a lifetime, a place for older adults to live safe, healthy and vital lives.
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.
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.
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 new 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
Watch "Seniors Today" online
This month's edition features an interview with Howard Gleckman, author of "Caring for Our Parents" and Suzanne Mintz, president and CEO of The National Family Caregivers Association, about the challenges and rewards of caring for a loved one...
Commercial and Recreational Vehicles
Legislation that will affect the parking of heavy commercial and recreational vehicles in residential Montgomery County neighborhoods. The legislation goes into effect July 1st. For more information watch the video or read the brochure. Commercial and RV On Street Parking Restrictions Brochure (English and Spanish). > Press Release