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July 23, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Stoddard Appointed Assistant Chief Administrative Officer

Dr. Earl Stoddard, Director of Montgomery County Emergency Management and Homeland Security and a key leader in the county’s COVID-19 response, has been appointed Assistant Chief Administrative Officer (ACAO) effective Monday, July 26. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced the appointment in a release Friday. Stoddard will assume the role until the county council confirms […]

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December 8, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County Tax Revenue Dropped Considerably Due to COVID-19

Montgomery County has collected about $100.6 million less in taxes than expected this year due to the pandemic, with half of that resulting from less income tax revenue and the rest partly due to reduced income from the hotel tax. The income tax took “a horrible hit” and brought in about $57.5 million less than […]

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November 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Demands Reimbursement, Outside Inspection of Dept. of Permitting Services

Four managers with the Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services allowed their inspectors to be paid COVID hazardous pay even though they were not out in the field or meeting with the public, according to County Inspector General Megan Limarzi. As a result, slightly more than a total of $100,000 in this differential pay was […]

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September 29, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

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Madaleno Unanimously Chosen County Chief Administrative Officer

Richard Madaleno, who has worked in local and state government and has been Acting Chief Adminstrative Officer for the past six weeks, unanimously was chosen by the county council Tuesday to the position. Upon receiving unanimous support from the nine-member council, Madaleno said, “I look forward to working with you all. I appreciate your support.” […]

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September 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 29 and it’s National Coffee Day. The election is also 35 days away… do you have a plan for voting? In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. […]

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December 3, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich, Council Take Oaths of Office

Marc Elrich pledged not to raise taxes, improve early childhood education and told Gov. Larry Hogan he opposed widening the Capital Beltway in his remarks Monday morning shortly after being sworn in as the county’s seventh county executive. Elrich and the nine County Council members took the oaths of office Monday morning inside the Music […]

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January 29, 2014 | Staff Writer

Leonard D. Jackson Ken Gar Center Rec. Center (Photos & Video)

A ceremony was held on Jan. 25 renaming the Ken Gar Community Center in Kensington in honor of the late Leonard D. Jackson, a longtime resident and community activist in the Ken Gar community. The remodeled Leonard D. Jackson Ken Gar Neighborhood Recreation Center is located at 4111 Plyers Mill Rd. Jackson was a founding […]

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September 24, 2013 | Staff Writer

Gansler Launches Campaign for Governor (Video)

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler launched his campaign for Governor today in Rockville.  Take a look: Gansler is running against Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Del. Heather Mizeur for the Democratic nomination.

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