April 5, 2011

Montgomery County Neighborhood News

Coffee and Conversation with Ken Hartman Friday, April 8, 2011 Ken Hartman - County Executive Leggett's representative to Potomac, Bethesda, and Rockville - will meet with the community on Friday, April 8th, from 9:30am to 11:00am at the Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center at 4805 Edgemoor Lane in Bethesda. Ken regularly holds open houses throughout his area. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals to meet Ken, discuss issues and partnership opportunities, and learn about County services. Please drop by and take part in the discussion.

Organizing a Green Team in Your Building – How to Mobilize Your Board and Your Neighbors to Save Energy, Money and the Environment - April 6, 2011 Hear how board members, property managers, and activist residents at several condominiums have used community and peer pressure to motivate Condo associations to green their buildings. Adam Landsman, Energy Manager at Abaris Realty, will give a property manager perspective. Panelists will share their experiences in three areas: 1) How boards can rally their communities to participate in eco-friendly options; 2) How residents can convince boards to begin eco-friendly programs; and 3) The role of property managers in facilitating action on "Greening" programs. http://bethesdagreen.org/Programs/GreeningCondos/tabid/392/Default.aspx

Bethesda Art Walk April 8, 6-9pm www.bethesda.org/bethesda/galleries

Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board Meeting April 11- 7:00 pm The Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board (WMCCAB) will host their monthly meeting on Monday, April 11, 2011 from 7:00-9:00pm at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center located at 4805 Edgemoor Lane in Bethesda. The board will have discussion and approval of the County Executive’s FY12 budget.

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) to Mark National Library Week With Online Customer Satisfaction Survey April 10-16 To help determine the effectiveness of its services and programs, MCPL will conduct a Customer Satisfaction Survey in its 20 branches during National Library Week, April 10-16. This year’s survey, for library customers 12 years of age and over, will be an online questionnaire available through the library website, www.montgomerycountymd.gov/library.

Bethesda Literary Festival April 15–17 www.bethesda.org/specialevents/litfest/litfest.htm

Free Financial Seminars to be Held in Bethesda Thursday, April 21, 2011 @ 9:00am – “Macro Planning” Thursday, April 21, 2011 @ 11:30am - “Retirement Planning” The workshops will be held at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, MD. To register please send email to: richard.bingham@montgomerycountymd.gov or contact Richard at 240-777-8207 for further information.

The Department of Permitting Services Proposes Fee Revisions Effective July 1, 2011 You can review the proposed fees and provide comments by April 30, 2011 Click on the link below for more information www.montgomerycountymd.gov/mcgtmpl.asp?url=/content/exec/Register/April11TOC.asp VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Montgomery County Volunteer Center www.montgomerycountymd.gov/volunteer

Montgomery County Board Vacancies

The deadline for application is April 11, 2011 for: • Department of Permitting Services Advisory Committee • Library Board • Strathmore Hall Foundation Board of Directors

The deadline for application is April 15, 2011 for: • Commission on Common Ownership Communities • Advisory Committee on Consumer Protection • Committee for Ethnic Affairs • Recreation Advisory Boards

The deadline for application is April 22, 2011 for: • Glen Echo Park Partnership Board of Directors • Committee on Hate/Violence • Noise Control Advisory Board • Sign Review Board

Please visit: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/apps/exec/vacancies/pr_list.asp

County Executive Isiah Leggett is committed to representation on all of the County’s boards, committees, and commissions that is reflective of, and responsive to, our County’s residents.

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