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Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board

The Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board is tasked with providing advice to the County Executive and County Council on issues affecting Silver Spring and Takoma Park. These issues include transportation, economic development, housing, youth activities and the environment. All meetings are open to the public and we encourage community participation.

The Board represents residents who live in the Silver Spring Region, which includes the area between Rock Creek Park & the Prince Georges County line, the area south of I-495 to the District of Columbia, including all of the City of Takoma Park, & all of Four Corners, including the Four Corners neighborhoods north of I-495.

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Annual Reports

Members

About SSCAB Committees

Current Year Board Meeting Agendas

Archive of Committee Agendas

Archive of Board Meeting Materials (Agendas, Minutes, Directors Reports, & Presentations - Starts FY 2012)

Board Correspondence & County Responses

Board Bylaws

 

ANNUAL REPORTS


Members

Name       Area of Interest
Matt Losak, Chair of Board Downtown Silver Spring, Renters          
Edward Levy,  Vice Chair Four Corners
Mark Mendez,  Secretary Rosemary Hills
​Lysette House,  Parliamentarian and Chair, Neighborhoods Committee Falkland Chase
Michelle Foster, ChairTransportation, Energy and Environment Committee Woodside Park / Wooodside Forest and Montgomery Hills
Don Slater, Vice Chair, Transportation, Energy and Environment Committee Transit, land use & housing
Mulugeta Habteselassie,  Chair, Commercial Economic Development Committee Ethiopian Community
John Seelke, Vice Chair, Neighborhoods Committee Education
Jay Elvove, Representative to the Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee North Hills of Sligo Creek
Delia Aguilar New Hampshire Estates
Patricia Germann Downtown Silver Spring
Melanie Fonder Kaye    South Four Corners
Katherine Lucas McKay Downtown Silver Spring
Philip Uri Pasternak The Blairs
   
   
   
   
   
   
MEMBERS BIO's


Committees to the Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board

Neighborhoods Committee

Chair:  Lysette House and John Seelke

  • The Neighborhoods Committee handles matters pertaining to the quality of life in neighborhoods, including, but not limited to public health planning, community redevelopment, school-community relations, housing, education, the Arts, and the natural environment in the region.

Commercial Economic Development Committee

Chair: Mulugeta Habteselassie

  • The  Commercial Economic  Development Committee works on issues affecting Silver Spring's Commercial Economic Development sector, including issues pertaining to Redevelopment.

Transportation, Energy and Environment Committee

Chair:  Michelle Foster and Don Slater

  • The committee shall facilitate a community wide discussion on transportation, energy and environmental policies in order to promote sustainable living and improved quality of life for the greater Silver Spring region.

The full Board meets the second Monday of each month , 7:00 pm. All Committees meet on the fourth Monday of the month, 7:00 pm.

Meetings are held in the Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place. Parking is available at the Town Square Garage.



SSCAB AGENDAS FOR THE YEAR 2019-2020

Full Board Meeting Date  Topic
September 9, 2019
  • County Department of Transportation update on activities and projects in the Regional Area

Neighborhood/Business District Spotlight:Fenton Village

October 14, 2019
  • Legislative & Policy Update with Councilmember Evan Glass
  • Silver Spring Regional Area Budget Priorities with SSCAB Member and Community Stakeholders
    • (Action: Letter of Advice)

Neighborhood/Business District Spotlight:Long Branch Business League

October 30,2019
November 12, 2019*
(*Monday, November 11th is the Observed Veterans Day)
  • Get Out The Count Census 2020 Event with Delegate Janelle Wilkins
December 9, 2019
  • Board discussion on draft FY20 Budget Advice Letter
  • Neighborhood/Business District Spotlight: Longbranch
January 13, 2020
  • Legislative & Policy Update with Councilmember Hans Riemer
  • Pedestrian/Vehicle Traffic Safety and Enforcement

Neighborhood/Business District Spotlight: Montgomery Hills

February 10, 2020
  • Legislative & Policy Update with Councilmember Sidney Katz
  • Housing and affordability issues

Neighborhood/Business District Spotlight: Takoma Langley

March 9, 2020
  • Update on Construction Impact of Purple Line, BRT, and other projects

Neighborhood/Business District Spotlight: Four Corners

April 13, 2020
  • County Budget Walkthrough with Office of Management and Budget

Neighborhood/Business District Spotlight: TBA

June 8, 2020
  • Economic Development
  • Placemaking

Neighborhood/Business District Spotlight: TBA


COMMITTEE AGENDAS

2019-2020 Committee Meeting Agendas

DATE

Commercial Economic

Development Committee

Neighborhoods Committee

Transportation, Energy,

& Environment Committee

September 23

A Conversation with the County's Business Solutions Group

Aging

Update on Purple Line

VIEW PRESENTATION

October 21

 

 

Forum on trees with Councilmember Hucker

VIEW AGENDA

VIEW PRESENTATION

VIEW PRESENTATION

WATCH PRESENTATION

October 28

 

Education Needs and Budget Priorities

 

November 25

 

Vision Zero Efforts (Joint w/ TREE)

Vision Zero Efforts (Joint w/ NBD)

January 27

- Update on Community Colleges

- Workforce Development

Community Discussion on Placemaking

Hazardous Waste, Recycling, and Compost

February 24

Update on 4Business Efforts

Vermin

Update on BRT and Ride-On

March 23

State/Federal Small Business Administration

- Immigrant Issues

- Update on Census Efforts

Trees/Rain Gardens

April 27

 

Utility/Construction Noise (Joint w/ TREE)

Utility/Construction/ Noise (Joint w/ NBD)

June 22

Aging Commerical Corridors/Business Hubs

- Tour of Progress Place

- Homelessness

Update on Solar Efforts


2018-2019 Committee Meeting Agendas

DATE TREE Chair / Michelle Foster Neighborhoods Chair / Abdurahman Mohammed CED Chair / Mulugeta Habteselassie
September 24 Sustainable Energy Just Cause Eviction Liquor Control
October 22 Pedestrian Safety Hate Crimes Work Source Montgomery County
November 26 Widening I495 Elementary and Middle Schools Library and Business Services
January 28        

 

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Dialogue with the Takoma Park Community (offsite meeting)

Alternative Career Paths & Workforce Development

Click here for SUMMARY

February 25

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Program Update

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Arts and Entertainment

Click here for SUMMARY

 
March 25

Montgomery County Green Bank

Click here for INTRODUCTION VIDEO

Click here for PRESENTATION

Office of Community Partnerships  
April 22      
June 24

Bike & Pedestrian Safety

Click here for PRESENTATION

Immigrant Populations Organization Presentation  


AGENDAS, SUMMARIES, DIRECTOR's REPORT & POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board
2019-2020 Meetings
(For Board correspondence and County responses click here)

Date
Agenda Meetings Summary Director's Report Power Point Presentation
September View View View View
October View   View  
November 12, 2019*        
December        
January        
February        
March        
April        
May        
June        
July - NO MEETING SCHEDULED        
August - NO MEETING SCHEDULED        
 
 
Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board
2018-2019 Meetings
(For Board correspondence and County responses click here)

Date
Agenda Meetings Summary Director's Report Power Point Presentation
September 10, 2018 View View View N/A
October 8, 2018 View View View N/A
November 19, 2018 View View View N/A
December 10, 2018 View View View N/A
January 14, 2019 View Meeting Cancelled View N/A
February 12, 2019 View View View View
March 11, 2019 View View View N/A
April 8, 2019 View View View View
May 13, 2019 View View View N/A
June 10, 2019 View View View View
July - NO MEETING     View  
August - Annual Planning Retreat (No Meeting)   View View  
 

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board
2017- 2018 Meetings
(For Board correspondence and County responses click here)

Date
Agenda Meetings Summary Director's Report
September 11. 2017 View View View
October 9, 2017 View View View
November 13, 2017 View View View
December 11, 2017  View View View
January 8, 2018 View Cancelled due to Weather View
February 12, 2018 View View View
March 12, 2018
View
View View
April 9, 2018 View View View
May 14, 2018 View View View
June 11, 2018  View View View
July 9, 2018 No Meeting   View
August 13, 2018 View   View


Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board
2016- 2017 Meetings
(For Board correspondence and County responses click here)

Date
Agenda Meetings Summary Director's Report
September 12, 2016 View View View
 October 10, 2016 View View View
November 14, 2016 View View View
 December 12, 2016 View View View
January 9, 2017  View View View
February 13, 2017 View View View
March 13, 2017  Cancelled due to Weather Cancelled due to Weather View
April 11, 2017  View View View
May 8, 2017 View   View
June 12, 2017  View   View
       



Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board
2015- 2016 Meetings
(For Board correspondence and County responses click here)

Date
Agenda Meetings Summary Director's Report
September 14, 2015 View View View
October 12, 2015 View View View
November 9, 2015 View View View
December 14, 2015 View View View
January 11, 2016 View View View
February 8, 2016 View View View
March 14, 2016 View View View
April 11, 2016 View View View
May 9, 2016 View View View
June 13, 2016 View View View
July 11, 2016     View
August 2016 NO MEETING    


Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board
2014 - 2015 Meetings
(For Board correspondence and County responses click here)

Date
Agenda Meetings Summary Director's Report
Sep 8, 2014 View View  
Oct 13, 2014 View View  
Nov 10, 2014 View View  
Dec 15, 2014 View View  
Jan 12, 2015 View View  
Feb  9, 2015 View View  
Mar 9, 2015 View View  
Apr 13, 2015 View View  
May 11, 2015 View View  
Jun 8, 2015 View View  
Jul 13, 2015 View View  
Aug 10, 2015 View View  

 

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board
2013 - 2014 Meetings
(For Board correspondence and County responses
click here )

Date
Agenda Meetings Summary Director Report
Sep 9, 2013
View View  
Oct 14, 2013
View View  
Nov 12, 2013
View View  
Dec 9, 2013
View View  
Jan 13, 2014
View View  
Feb 10, 2014
View View  
Mar 23, 2014
View View  
Apr 14, 2014
View View  
May 12, 2014
View View  
Jun 9, 2014
View View  
Jul 14, 2014
No Meeting    
Aug 2014
Annual Retreat    

 

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board
2012 - 2013 Meetings
(For Board correspondence and County responses click here )

Date
Agenda Meetings Summary
Sep 10, 2012
View View
Oct 8, 2012
View View
Nov 12, 2012
View View
Dec 10, 2012
View  
Jan 14, 2013
View View
Feb 11, 2013
View View
Mar 11, 2013
View View
Apr 8, 2013
View View
May 13, 2013
View View
Jun 10, 2013
View View
Jul 8, 2013
View View
Aug 12, 2013
No Meeting  

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board
2011 - 2012 Meetings

Date
Agenda Meetings Summary
Sep 12, 2011
View
View
Oct 10, 2011
View
View
Nov 14, 2011
View
View
Dec 12, 2011 View
View
Jan 9, 2012
View
View
Feb 13, 2012
View
View
Mar 12, 2012
View
View
Apr 9, 2012
View
View
May 14, 2012
View
View
Jun 11, 2012
View
View
July9, 2012
View
View
  Aug 2012 - No meeting

 

Silver Spring Regional Center, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910


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