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  • Grand Opening Ceremony for “The Residences at 814 Thayer Avenue” For Immediate Release: October 23, 2014 Grand Opening Ceremony for “The Residences at 814 Thayer Avenue” “Under my Administration, increasing and expanding affordable housing in inclusive communities has been and continues to be a top priority. “The Residences at Thayer Avenue is a transit-oriented, mixed-income development. Located approximately three blocks from the Silver Spring metro, this development consists of 52 units of one and two bedrooms -- of which 80 percent of the units were developed under the County’s Moderately Priced Dwelling Units (MPDU) program. “Since the inception of the County’s MPDU program, more than 13,200 units of affordable housing have been produced throughout Montgomery County. “The Residences at Thayer Avenue is spearheaded by Landex Development and The Warrenton Group whose principals reside in Montgome ...more [Read More] Montgomery County, MD - Office of Public Information - Press Releases
  • Leggett Hails News of County’s Triple-A Bond Rating; County Among Best in Nation for Fiscal Responsibility Leggett Hails News of County’s Triple-A Bond Rating; County Among Best in Nation for Fiscal Responsibility County Executive Ike Leggett today announced that Montgomery County has maintained its Triple-A bond rating from three Wall Street bond rating agencies, just a week after Leggett led a group of County officials, including Council President Craig Rice, to meet with the agencies to brief Wall Street on the County’s fiscal situation and future plans. Fitch, Moody’s, and Standard & Poor’s all affirmed the “AAA” rating – the highest achievable -- for the County. They all termed the outlook for Montgomery County as “stable.” The Triple-A bond rating enables Montgomery County to sell long-term bonds at the most favorable rates, saving County taxpayers millions of dollars over the life of the bonds. The rating also serves as a benchmark for numerous other financial transactions, e ...more [Read More] Montgomery County, MD - Office of Public Information - Press Releases
  • Montgomery County Hosts Alternative Fuel Vehicle Roadshow

    Montgomery County’s Department of General Services (DGS) will host one of the Maryland Clean Cities and Virginia Clean Cities four-city educational showcases of clean-fuel vehicles at the new David E. Bone Equipment Maintenance and Transit Operations Center (EMTOC), on Wednesday, November 19 from 9 a.m. to noon. The event will include tours of the facility featuring experts highlighting the benefits of propane, natural gas, electric and biofuels to replace traditional gasoline and diesel. “Incorporating clean fuels into our public transit, safety and administrative fleets is critical to healthy and sustainable communities as well as an effective and efficient transportation network,” said County Executive Isiah Leggett. “These are two of my guiding principles and I am excited that the clean fuel roadshow is making a stop in Montgomery County.” The tour is a collaboration with Clean Cities Coalitions nationwide and will feature ...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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