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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 to luisa.montero@montgomerycountymd.gov for information about meetings.

MCCAB Blog Mid-County Citizen's Advisory Board BLOG — Greg Intoccia, Chair

2015-2016 MCCAB Members

Members

Area Represented

Franciscio Romero, Chair

Olney

Rick Newman,  Chair

Olney

Robert Schoenberg, Parlimentarian

Glemont

Oriole Saah, Secretary

Glenmont

Mensah Adjogah

Layhill

Luis Bonilla

Wheaton

Maisie Lynch

Olney

Jason Neuringer

Aspen Hill

 

 

David Rowden

Aspen Hill

Henriot St. Gerard

Judy Tankersley

Aspen Hill

Hasan Mansori

Wheaton

Muriel Ward

Layhill

Thomas Curtin

Aspen Hill

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MCCAB MEETING SCHEDULE  September 2015 - July 2016 

Quality of Life Sub Committee will meet at 6:40 pm Tuesday, July 19th right before the Full Board meeting.  

(calendar subject to change)
Meetings take place 3rd Tuesday of every month frm 7pm-9PM on the following dates:

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
September 15, 2015 View View
October 20, 2015 View View
November 17, 2015 View View
December 15, 2015 View View
January 19, 2016 View View
February 16, 2016 View View
March 15, 2016 View View

April, 19, 2016  ( Please Note: this meeting will be held at the Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road, Rockville, MD)

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May 17, 2016 View View
June 21, 2016   (Please Note: this meeting will be held at the Mid County Recreation Center, 2004 Queensguard Road, Silver Spring MD) View View
July 19, 2016 View  
NO MEETING - August 2016    

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MCCAB MEETING SCHEDULE  September 2014 - July 2015 

(calendar subject to change)
Meetings take place 3rd Tuesday of every month frm 7-9PM on the following dates:
Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 View View
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 View View
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 View View
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 View View
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 View View
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 (meeting in Feb. cancelled due to weather) View View
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 View View
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 View View
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 View  
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 (note date change to coincide with CIP Budget Forum at Mid-County Recreation Center) View  
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 View View
No meeting August 2015    


Meetings begin at 7:00 PM and are open to the public.  Meetings are held at the Mid-County Regional Center, 2424 Reedie Dr., Wheaton, MD unless otherwise announced.

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Correspondence

2015-2016

 

February 19th, 2016: Support of Bowie Mill Bikeway Project

March 15th, 2016 : Support of Wheaton Arts & Humanities Center

March 18th, 2016:  Question regarding Board Quorum

July 24th, 2015:  CIP Priority List

November 17th, 2015:  Fundingn for Planning Study for Olney Civic Center and Town Commons

December 17, 2015:  Streamlining Board Appointment Process

2014-2015

October 22nd, 2014: Public Comments on Regulations for MCPS Child Care Providers

November 24th, 2014: Rebidding Process-Before and After School Child Care at MCPS Facilities

November 24th, 2014: Input for the Montgomery County Fire and Resuce Service (MCFRS) Master Plan

December 30th, 2014: Response from Fire Chief Lohr to MCCAB

January 16th, 2015: MCCAB DOT BRT Letter

January 21st, 2015: Aspen Hill Minor Master Plan Amendment

April 21st, 2015: MCCAB Operating Budget Letter

May 13, 2015: MCCAB Towing Letter

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Committees

MCCAB Committees

Each Board member is required to serve on at least one standing committee of the Board. The chair of the committees shall serve at the pleasure of their respective committee. Each committee will designate one member who will focus on community engagement aspects of the work of their committee. 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.


Standing Committees

MCCAB Committees

Each Board member is required to serve on at least one standing committee of the Board. The chair of the committees shall serve at the pleasure of their respective committee. Each committee will designate one member who will focus on community engagement aspects of the work of their committee. 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.


Standing Committees

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.

AD HOC Committees

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.

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MCCAB Awards & Recommendations

MCCAB Awards Recommendations

 


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