Emory Grove Parcels Disposition Public Hearing

Montgomery County, Maryland, announces that it proposes to transfer approximately 22.78 acres of property located in the Emory Grove area of Gaithersburg to the Housing Opportunities Commission. Approximately 19.08 acres will be ground leased for nominal value, and approximately 3.7 acres will be transferred in fee simple for nominal value.

Of the 3.7 acres that will transferred in fee simple, approximately 2.7 acres are a remnant property of a site that was once approximately 14 acres and owned by the Board of Education for Emory Grove Elementary School.

More information about the transfer can be found here: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/exec/Resources/Files/001-23.pdf

A virtual public hearing on the proposed sale of property will be held at 1:30pm on February 6, 2023 via a Zoom meeting.

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