Release ID: 11-084
Release Date: 4/11/2011
Contact: Neil Greenberger 240-777-7939 or Delphine Harriston240-777-7931
From: Council Office
ROCKVILLE, Md., April 8, 2011—The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, April 11, will start its review of the operating budget request for Fiscal Year 2012 from the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. County Executive Isiah Leggett’s recommended budget would reduce the M-NCPPC budget by 12.9 percent from the overall agency request for tax-supported funds.
The PHED Committee, which is chaired by Nancy Floreen and includes Councilmembers Marc Elrich and George Leventhal, will meet in the Third Floor Conference Room of the Council Office Building at 100 Maryland Ave. in Rockville. The meeting will be televised live by County Cable Montgomery (CCM—Cable Channel 6 on Comcast and RCN, Channel 30 on Verizon) and also will be available via streaming through the County Web site at www.montgomerycountymd.gov.
At 9:30 a.m. in the Seventh Floor Council Hearing Room, the Government Operations and Fiscal Policy (GO) Committee, which is chaired by Nancy Navarro and includes Councilmembers Valerie Ervin and Hans Riemer, will hold a worksession on the FY12 operating budget requests of the Office of Management and Budget, the Board of Elections and the Department of Finance.
At 2 p.m. in the Seventh Floor Hearing Room, the Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee, which is chaired by Roger Berliner and includes Councilmembers Floreen and Riemer, will review budget needs for storm removal and cleanup operations. The meeting will be televised live by County Cable Montgomery.
At 2 p.m. in the Third Floor Conference Room, the Health and Human Services Committee, which is chaired by George Leventhal and includes Councilmembers Navarro and Craig Rice, will hold a worksession on the FY12 funding needs for aging and disabilities programs and for special needs housing.