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Sidney Katz

Council Vice President

Councilmember Sidney Katz

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Katz in the Community – Upcoming Events


What’s Next for Maryland Schools: A Forum on Critical Issues

I look forward to attending a panel discussion sponsored by Do the Most Good to examine the challenges our students and public schools are facing right now and over the next few years.
Saturday, February 9, 2019
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Newport Mill Middle School, 11311 Newport Mill Rd., Kensington, MD
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Fifth Annual Education Budget Forum

I hope to see many neighbors and education stakeholders at the upcoming Education Budget Forum that will take place in District 3.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Rockville High School Cafeteria, 2100 Baltimore Rd, Rockville, MD

Current Legislative Priorities

Learn more about legislation sponsored and co-sponsored by Councilmember Katz

Bill 2-19, Health – Lead in Drinking Water – Schools
Bill 2-19 will establish a County lead limit for a drinking water outlet in a public school in the County, require remediation of a drinking water outlet in an occupied public school building with a lead concentration greater than the County lead limit; and generally amend the law governing the action level for lead in drinking outlets.

Bill 40-18  Secondhand Personal Property - Dealers – License
Bill 40-18 would exclude certain personal property from the definition of secondhand personal property and provide that a secondhand personal property dealer license expires one year from the date of issuance. A public hearing is scheduled for January 15, 2019, at 1:30 pm.

Bill 35-18 Health and Sanitation - Smoking- Outdoor Serving Areas
Bill 35-18 will prohibit smoking in certain outdoor serving areas. A public hearing was held on October 23, 2018. A Health and Human Services Committee worksession is tentatively scheduled for February 4, 2019, at 9:30 am.

Bill 1-19 - Police - Officer Involved Death - Independent Investigation
BBill 1-19 would require the Executive to ensure that an independent investigation is performed of each officer involved death. A public hearing is scheduled for March 5, 2019, at 7:30 pm.

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