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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.


2019-2020 MCCAB Members & Officers

Members
Area Represented

Louis Mozzano, Board Chair

Aspen Hill

Mensah Adjogah, Board Vice Chair/Parliamentarian

Layhill

Adam Lustig*, Board Secretary

Forest Glen
Susanna Parker*, Land Use, Zoning, and Transportation Committee Chair Wheaton
Michael Gelman, Quality of Life and Budget Committee Chair Wheaton

Crystal Myers*, Wheaton Urban District Advisory Committee Liaison

Wheaton

Judy Tankersley, Liaison to the Department of Permitting Services Advisory Committee

Wheaton
Lynda Brooks Wheaton
Ursula Wright Layhill
   
   
   
   
   
   

Denotes new member whose term began October 2018  |  Denotes MCCAB Leadership


MCCAB MEETING SCHEDULE: September 2019-July 2020

Fiscal Year 2020 (calendar subject to change)

Meetings take place  3rd Tuesday of every month from 7:00 pm- 8:45 PM on the following dates unless otherwise indicated. Meeting location: Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center, 11701 Georgia Avenue, Wheaton, MD 20902, in the Library Conference Room.

Committee meetings take place the 1st Thursday of the month at the new Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center, with the exception of the September Committee Meeting which took place at the Mid-County Community Recreation Center (2004 Queensguard Road, Silver Spring, MD 20906), Large Conference Room from 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm.

Meeting Date
Agenda
Minutes
Director's Report
Presentation
September 17, 2019 View   View View Thrive Montgomery 2050 Presentation
October 15, 2019        
November 19, 2019        
December 17, 2019        
January 21, 2020        
February 18, 2020        
March 17, 2020        
April 21, 2020        
May 19, 2020        
June 16, 2020        
July 21, 2020        
August 2020 - (No Meeting Scheduled)        


MCCAB MEETING SCHEDULE: September 2018-August 2019 (calendar subject to change)

Meetings take place  3rd Tuesday of every month from 7:00 pm- 8:45 PM on the following dates unless otherwise indicated.  Please note that the September meeting will  occur on Tuesday, September 25th rather than the third Tuesday Meeting location: The Mid-County Community Recreation Center, 2004 Queensguard Road, Silver Spring, MD  20906, in the Large Conference Room.

Committee meetings take place the 1st Thursday of the month at the Mid-County Community Recreation Center, with the exception of September's Committee meeting which will occur on Thursday, September 13th and November 1st Committee meeting which will be held at 1801 Briggs Road, Silver Spring, MD  20906 and serve as MCCAB's annual planning retreat. The January 3, 2019 committee meeting is cancelled. The July Committee Meetings have been moved to Tuesday, July 2nd at 7pm in the Mid-County Community Recreation Center Board Room, due to the Independence Day holiday.​

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
September 25, 2018 View

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View Director's Report

Vision Zero Presentation

October 16, 2018

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View Director's Report

November 20, 2018

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View Director's Report

December 18, 2018

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View Director's Report

View Zero Waste Presentation

January 15, 2019 View

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View Director's Report

View Montgomery County's Green Business Certification Program Presentation

February 19, 2019 View

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View Director's Report

View County Operating Budget Process Presentation

March 19, 2019 View

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View Director's Report

April 16, 2019 View

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View Director's Report

May 21, 2019 View

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View Director's Report

View Dog Parks Presentation

June 18, 2019 View

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View Director's Report

July 16, 2019 View

 

View Director's Report

View End-of-Year Report

August 2019 - NO MEETING

 


MCCAB MEETING SCHEDULE: September 2017- July 2018

Meetings take place 3rd Tuesday of every month from 7:00 pm- 8:45 PM on the following dates and unless otherwise indicated. Meeting location: The Mid-County Community Recreation Center, 2004 Queensguard Road, Silver Spring, MD  20906, in the Large Conference Room. Committee meetings take place the 1st Thursday of the month unless otherwise indicated Meetings take place in the same location:  Large Conference Room of the Mid County Recreation Center, 2004 Queensguard Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20906, with the exception of September's meeting which takes place Wednesday, Sept 6th at the Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad. 

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
September 19, 2017 View View
October 17, 2017 View View
November 21, 2017 View View
December 19, 2017 View View
January 16, 2018 View View
February 20, 2018 View View
March 19, 2018 (CONFERENCE CALL EMERGENCY MEETING)   View
March 20, 2018 (CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER) View
April 17, 2018 View View
May 15, 2018 View View
June 19, 2018 View View
July 17, 2018 View View

August 2018 - NO MEETING

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MCCAB MEETING SCHEDULE: September 2016 - July 2017 

Meetings take place 3rd Tuesday of every month from 7pm-9PM on the following dates and unless otherwise indicated, take place at 2424 Reedie Drive, downtown Wheaton.  Committee meetings take place the first Thursday of the month:

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
September 20, 2016  View View
October 18, 2016 View View
November 15, 2016  View View
December 20, 2016 View View
January 17, 2017 View View
February 21, 2017 View View
March 21, 2017 View View
April 18, 2017 View View
May 16, 2017 View View
June 20, 2017 View View
July 18, 2017 View View
August 2017 - NO MEETING

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MCCAB MEETING SCHEDULE: September 2015 - July 2016 

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 View
August 2016 - NO MEETING

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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
August 2015 - NO MEETING

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

2018-2019

April 17, 2019 Letter to County Council Regarding the FY 2020 Operating Budget
February 28, 2019 Letter to Council Executive Regarding FY 2020 Budget Priorities
January 8, 2019 Council Response to 12/26/2018 Pedestrian/Vehicle Safety Letter
December 26, 2018 Letter to County Executive and County Council Regarding Pedestrian/Vehicle Safety
November 16, 2018 Pedestrian Safety Letter from Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad
    
 
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2017-2018

February 28, 2018     Support for Wheaton Arts & Entertainment District
April 17, 2018 Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) Budget, 2019-24
April 17, 2018 Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget
April 17, 2018 ​​Moderately-Priced Dwelling Unit (MPDU) Policy Updates: Bill 34-17 and 38-17
April 27, 2018 Council Response to 4/17/2018 Capital Improvements Projects (CIP) Budget, 2019-24 Letter
   

2016-2017

November 17, 2016 MD 586 Veirs Mill Road Bus Rapid Transit Comments on Draft Corridor Study Report (1st Letter)
December 20, 2016 Fire Chief Response to Thank You to County Fire & Rescue and Police Department
January 18, 2017 MD 586 Veirs Mill Road Bus Rapid Transit Comments on Draft Corridor Study Report (2nd Letter)
February 21, 2017 MCCAB on Joint Statement from Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett & County Council on Immigration
February 22, 2017 MCCAB Statement Regarding the Implementation and Effectiveness of Bill 49-16
April 10, 2017 Montgomery County Delegation Summary of the 2017 Legislative Session of the Maryland General Assembly
April 21, 2017 Fiscal Year 2018 Operating Budget
May 23, 2017 Concept Plan for Glenment to Silver Spring Bikeway

2015-2016

July 24, 2015 CIP Priority List
November 17, 2015 Funding for Planning Study for Olney Civic Center and Town Commons
December 17, 2015 Streamlining Board Appointment Process
February 19, 2016 Support of Bowie Mill Bikeway Project
March 15, 2016 Support of Wheaton Arts & Humanities Center
March 18, 2016 Question regarding Board Quorum
June 30, 2016 Council Minimum Wage
July 8, 2016 Support for Additional Polling Scanners
July 21, 2016 Consideration Re: Bus Depot Relocation
July 24, 2016 Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget

2014-2015

October 22, 2014 Public Comments on Regulations for MCPS Child Care Providers
November 24, 2014 Rebidding Process-Before and After School Child Care at MCPS Facilities
November 24, 2014 Input for the Montgomery County Fire and Resuce Service (MCFRS) Master Plan
December 30, 2014 Response from Fire Chief Lohr to MCCAB
January 16, 2015 MCCAB DOT BRT Letter
January 21, 2015 Aspen Hill Minor Master Plan Amendment
April 21, 2015 MCCAB Operating Budget Letter
May 13, 2015 MCCAB Towing Letter
   
   

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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 Land Use, Zoning and Transportation Committee  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 Committee 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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Annual Reports

Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board FY19 Year-End Update

Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board FY14 Annual Report

MCCAB Awards & Recommendations

MCCAB Awards Recommendations

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Related Documents

BRT Presentation Slides May 17, 2016 MCAB Meeting

MCCAB Recommendations:

M-NCPPC Sector Plans

Contact Information

Please call ahead to check the hours of the agency you want to visit.
Mid-County Regional Center Address:
11435 Grandview Ave, Wheaton, MD 20902
Main phone: 240-777-8101
E-mail:  Luisa.Montero@montgomerycountymd.gov


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