Five Things to Know Oct. 9 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 9, in Montgomery County, Maryland:

1. Minimum Wage: The Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services Committee holds its hearing on $15 an hour minimum wage at 9:25 a.m. Here’s the 166-page report on the legislation. And here’s the latest from council analysts.

2. Libraries Closed: Montgomery County Libraries are closed today for staff development.

3. Riding the Rails: The Metrorail and Metrobus system will operate on Saturday schedules today. MetroAccess operates on a regular schedule. Parking at Metro-owned lots are free. For full details, see this page.

4. Domestic Violence Month: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Councilmember Sidney Katz will kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month at 11:25 a.m. in the first-floor lobby of the Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe St., Rockville. The campaign includes ads posted on Ride On buses, bus shelters and social media.

5. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg Mayor and Council hears from its transportation, environment and cultural affairs committees. Here’s the agenda. Rockville’s Mayor and Council also meets. Here’s the agenda.

One other thing …

Not-So Nice Nate: Tropical Storm Nate should blow through the region today.

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Douglas Tallman

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