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  • COUNTY DECLARES WINTER WEATHERING EMERGENCY: NO UNATTENDED DOG TETHERING OUTSIDE The Montgomery County Police Animal Services Division has announced an emergency due to anticipated extreme temperatures over the next several days and nights. Residents must not tether their dogs unattended outside during this emergency. To report unattended outside tethering during this emergency call Animal Services at 301-279-8000. ...more [Read More] Montgomery County, MD - Office of Public Information - Press Releases
  • Month Ahead Story Planner and Upcoming Events From the Montgomery County Office of Public Information The following events are scheduled for the coming month. All are subject to change and anyone interested in attending or covering one of these events should confirm the information beforehand with the Office of Public Information at 240-777-6507. Event: Library Lovers Month Events Date/Time: Throughout the month of February Location: Check Montgomery County Public Libraries website Event: FY16 Operating Budget Public Forum Date/Time: Monday, February 2, 7 p.m. Location: Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor La. Event: Montgomery County Employees’ 2015 Black History Celebration Date/Time: Thursday, February 5, noon – 2 p.m. Location: The Universities at Shady Grove Campus, Building #1 Auditorium, 9640 Gudelsky Dr., Rockville Event: ...more [Read More] Montgomery County, MD - Office of Public Information - Press Releases
  • County Announces spendingMontgomery to Engage Residents on County Spending A new website, spendingMontgomery designed to provide residents and businesses with unprecedented access to raw spending data, was announced today by County Executive Ike Leggett who was joined by County Council Member Hans Riemer. The site also offers interactive features to help users better understand how the County spends public funds. The financial transparency tool is the latest step taken by Montgomery County to connect residents with important public data and continues the County’s role as a national leader in open data and data-driven government. “We are committed to open government, and to transparency, in everything we do,” said Leggett. “The spendingMontgomery website is a big step forward for us. We want to give our residents better access to all the information available to them. And, we want people to be able to dig down, access source data and find answers.&rdqu ...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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