Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board
About the Board
The 15-member Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board (MCCAB) serves as Montgomery County's bridge to the 220,000 residents and businesses spread throughout the 99 square miles of the Mid-County area of Montgomery County. The Board provides advice and recommendations to the County Executive on policy and budget issues, planning and goal setting procedures, and legislative matters; educates the community on governmental structures and services; and acts as a facilitator to foster solutions to community problems, needs, and issues.
Members of MCCAB are selected by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council to serve 3-year terms. Announcements about openings on the Board are made by the County Executive and published in regional and neighborhood newspapers. Call at 240-777-8101 or send e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for information about meetings.
Mid-County Citizen's Advisory Board BLOG — Rick Newman, Chair
|Richard Newman, Chair||Olney|
|Ariel Winter, Vice-Chair||Kemp Mill|
|Kieran McHargue, Parliamentarian||Silver Spring|
|Nedgie Metellus, Secretary||Aspen Hill|
|Steve Morrison||Layhill/Bel Pre|
|Gamunu (Gam) Wijetunge||Wheaton|
|Brenita Young||Silver Spring|
|Francisco Acosta||Silver Spring|
|Patrick Lahr||Silver Spring|
MCCAB MEETING SCHEDULE September 2012 - July 2013(Calendar is subject to change)
|Tuesday, September 20, 2012||View||View|
|Tuesday, October 16, 2012||View||View|
|Tuesday, November 20, 2012||View||View|
|Tuesday, December 18, 2012||View||View|
|Tuesday, January 15, 2013||View||View|
|Tuesday, February 19, 2013||View||View|
|Tuesday, March 19, 2013||View||View|
|Tuesday, April 16, 2013||View||View|
|Tuesday, May 14, 2013||View|
|Tuesday, June 18, 2013|
|Tuesday, July 17, 2013|
All of these meetings are open to the public.
MCCAB MEETING SCHEDULE September 2011 - July 2012
|Tuesday, September 20, 2011||View||View|
|Tuesday, October 18, 2011||View||View|
|Tuesday, November 15, 2011||View||View|
|Tuesday, December 20, 2011||View||View|
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
BUDGET MEETING WITH COMMUNITY
|Tuesday, February 21, 2012||View||View|
|Tuesday, March 20, 2012||View||View|
|Tuesday, April 17, 2012||View||View|
|Tuesday, May 15, 2012||View||View|
|Tuesday, June 19, 2012||View||View|
|Tuesday, July 17, 2012||View||View|
All of these meetings are open to the public.
The general areas of responsibility of the standing committees are:
The Land Use, Zoning and Transportation Subcommittee deals with issues involving master plans, zoning and subdivision requirements, special exceptions, neighborhood and commercial revitalization, sewer water category changes, and related issues including impact fees, assessments and other charges. It helps evaluate changes in land use development affecting the broad region, the County, sub-areas, communities, commercial areas, neighborhoods, individual properties, as well as any legislative issues under its purview. It also deals with issues involving all aspects of transportation, infrastructure and pedestrian safety for both County and State roads. May review legislative matters pertaining to transportation.
The Quality of Life & Budget Subcommittee deals with issues brought to the Board by community members as well as “quality of life” matters pertaining to the Mid-County region.
“Quality of life” matters can include: housing, public safety, education, etc. It also addresses issues involving the County Capital Improvements Program (CIP) and the Public Services Program (PSP), which encompasses the County’s operating budget. The committee helps evaluate CIP issues including improvements for highways, transit, water and sewer, lighting, other utilities, parks and other County property, and other capital expenditures supporting commercial or neighborhood revitalization. It helps evaluate multi-year and annual budget plans supporting County operations and services, including the overall framework of revenues and expenditures as well as any legislative issues under its purview.
The Chair at his or her discretion, may at any time establish any number of ad hoc committees to assist in the performance of any activity in keeping with the purpose of the Board.
MCCAB Awards Recommendations
MCCAB Letter on Combined Library-Rec Center
MCCAB Operating Budget
MCCAB Wheaton CIP
MCCAB CERB Report
MCCAB Costco Letter
MCCAB EMS Fee
MCCAB Letter on Berger
MCCAB Letter on Bill 30-11 to Council
MCCAB Letter on Fire Rescue Staffing
MCCAB Letter on Sandy Spring Project
MCCAB Fire Station 18 Relocation
County Council Resolution
Letter to County Executive Leggett with CIP Recommendtions from the Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board
M-NCPPC Sector Plans