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Mid-County Regional Services Center

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.


2018-2019 MCCAB Members & Officers

Members
Area Represented

Louis Mozzano, Chair

Aspen Hill

Mensah Adjogah, Vice Chair

Layhill

Robert Shoenberg, Parliamentarian

Glenmont
Lynda Brooks Wheaton

Ron Franks, Wheaton Urban District Advisory Committee Liaison

Wheaton

Michael Gelman, Quality of Life Committee Chair

Wheaton
Adam Lustig* Forest Glen
Donald Mewha* Aspen Hill
Crystal Myers* Wheaton
Susanna Parker* Wheaton
Jobe Soloman
Kensington
Judy Tankersley
Aspen Hill

Partap Verma, Land Use, Zoning, Transportation Committee Chair

North Kensington
Peter Wilson* Wheaton Hills
Ursula Wright Layhill

Denotes new member whose term began October 2018  |  Denotes MCCAB Leadership | The position of Secretary is currently vacant.


MCCAB MEETING SCHEDULE

September 2018-July 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..   

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
September 25, 2018 View

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Vision Zero Presentation

October 16, 2018

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November 20, 2018 View  
December 18, 2018    
January 15, 2019    
February 19, 2019  
March 19, 2019    
April 16, 2019

May 21, 2019

June 18, 2019

July 16, 2019

August 2019 (No Meeting Scheduled)

     

 


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

 

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 F ire Chief Response to Thank You to County Fire & Rescue and Police Department
January 18, 2017 M D 586 Veirs Mill Road Bus Rapid Transit Comments on Draft Corridor Study Report (2nd Letter)
February 21, 2017 M CCAB on Joint Statement from Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett & County Council on Immigration
February 22, 2017 M CCAB Statement Regarding the Implementation and Effectiveness of Bill 49-16
April 10, 2017 M ontgomery County Delegation Summary of the 2017 Legislative Session of the Maryland General Assembly
April 21, 2017 F iscal Year 2018 Operating Budget
May 23, 2017 C oncept Plan for Glenment to Silver Spring Bikeway

2015-2016

July 24, 2015 C IP Priority List
November 17, 2015 F unding for Planning Study for Olney Civic Center and Town Commons
December 17, 2015 Streamlining Board Appointment Process
February 19, 2016 S upport of Bowie Mill Bikeway Project
March 15, 2016 S upport of Wheaton Arts & Humanities Center
March 18, 2016 Q uestion regarding Board Quorum
June 30, 2016 C ouncil Minimum Wage
July 8, 2016 S upport for Additional Polling Scanners
July 21, 2016 C onsideration Re: Bus Depot Relocation
July 24, 2016 F iscal 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 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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Annual Reports

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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