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Sidney Katz


Councilmember Sidney Katz

Sidney In The News

October 23, 2015

Councilmembers Concerned Barwood May Be Playing 'Fast and Loose' With New Tax Cab Law ( Bethesda Magazine)

Councilmembers Katz and Elrich ask the Montgomery County Department of Transportation to look into allegations that certain taxicab companies were charging drivers too much to process credit card payments.

October 22, 2015

Councilmembers Katz and Rice Meet With Constituents (MyMCMedia)

Montgomery County Councilmembers Katz and Rice held a joint town hall meeting in North Potomac. Here's what everyone had to say.

October 10, 2015

Four of the Ten Most Diverse Cities Are in Montgomery County (MyMCMedia)

WalletHub, a finance website that rates things and places, placed Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, Rockville, and Germantown in its top ten list of most “ethno-racially diverse” cities in the country. But the City of Gaithersburg took first place.

April 28, 2015

Council Members Skeptical About Providing More Funds for Deer Sharpshooting ( Bethesda Magazine)

Members of Montgomery County Council’s public safety committee shot down a request Monday to expand a deer management program run by the county division of the Maryland-National Capital Park Police.

April 27, 2015

MoCo May Revoke ‘Tax Duplication’ Payment For Town of Chevy Chase ( Bethesda Now)

The Town of Chevy Chase could be out of a $130,000 payment from Montgomery County because it doesn’t have its own property tax.

April 23, 2015

Future of Montgomery County Council Building Debated ( WTOP)

Renovate or relocate, it’s a decision lots of homeowners face.  It’s also a decision they share with Montgomery County’s Council. Housed at a building that dates to the 1950s and is aging badly, a council committee went over the options with with council staff at an April 22 meeting.

April 20, 2015

GO Committee Recommends Funding for Public Campaign Finance System ( MyMCMedia)

The Montgomery County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy (GO) Committee today unanimously recommended that the full Council consider adding up to $2 million to begin funding a new Public Election Fund that will allow candidates for County Council and County Executive to qualify for partial public financing for their campaigns.

April 11, 2015

Business Groups Make Another Push to Reduce Montgomery County's Energy Tax ( Bethesda Magazine)

Local business leaders and at least three councilmembers are yet again pushing to reduce Montgomery County’s energy tax with a key hearing on the proposal set for Wednesday.

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