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  • Leggett, County Delegation to India, Taiwan Elevates Montgomery's Global Profile and Puts "Runners on Base" to Broaden Life Sciences Investment, Boost County Business County Executive Ike Leggett’s recent 12-day mission trip to India and Taiwan broadened Montgomery County’s reach in education, biotech and other high-tech areas and helped local businesses and Montgomery College extend their markets in India. A full schedule of visits across seven cities to businesses, high-tech parks, government offices and educational institutions reflected the focus of the mission on education, business development, and cultural understanding. Leading a delegation that included Indian-American Maryland State Delegate Aruna Miller, Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne P. Pollard, County Councilmember Nancy Floreen, and several County business leaders, Leggett visited four cities in India before continuing on to Taiwan. The delegation opened doors for county businesses, established a “Sister City” relationship with Hyderabad, a major IT hub in India dubbed “cyberabad,” and fur ...more [Read More] Montgomery County, MD - Office of Public Information - Press Releases
  • Leggett to Hold First FY16 Operating Budget Public Forum; Residents’ Input Crucial in Determining Priorities Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is holding the first of five budget forums the first week in January to seek input from residents about Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Budget priorities. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 5 at the BlackRock Center for the Arts 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown. “Public forums give residents an opportunity to tell me what’s important to them as I prepare next year’s operating budget for submission to the County Council on March 16,” said Leggett. “Input from residents for the FY16 budget is crucial in helping me determine the County’s budget priorities.” Additional forums in other areas of the County are scheduled throughout January. • Wednesday, January 14, Silver Spring Regional Services Center, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring. • Tuesday, January 20, Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring.

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  • Holiday Schedule for Christmas and New Year’s Days Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Christmas Day on Thursday, December 25 and New Year’s Day, January 1: County Offices – closed Libraries – closed on December 25 and January 1; all branches will close at 6 p.m. on December 24 and 31 County liquor stores – closed Recreation – all facilities closed December 25 and January 1; senior centers, community and neighborhood recreation centers will be closed December 25 through January 1; aquatics programs operating on a modified schedule, contact each facility directly Montgomery Parks -- all Parks facilities are closed both days. For operating schedules during the holidays, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains and carousels, visit . Ride On – Sunday schedule Metrobus – ...more [Read More] Montgomery County, MD - Office of Public Information - Press Releases

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Montgomery County is Maryland's most populous jurisdiction and its most affluent. The County is located adjacent to the nation's capital, Washington, D.C., and includes 497 square miles of land area. The topography is rolling with small hills. Elevations range from 52 feet above sea level near the District Line to 850 feet in the northern portion of the County near Damascus. To help orient people unfamiliar with the County, a simple map is included on this Web site. Demographics (PDF) about the county are available from the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning CommissionLearn more.

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