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7:00 pm
 
CALL TO ORDER
 
VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION - The City Council is scheduled to vote to go into closed session to discuss matters related to collective bargaining negotiations with the City’s two collective bargaining units - UFCW Local 400 and AFSCME. The session is closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, State Government Article, Section 10-508(a)(9). Following the closed session, the Council will reconvene in the Auditorium for its budget work session.
 
7:30 pm
 
BUDGET WORK SESSION 
 
  • (1) Safe Speed Program
  • (2) Housing and Community Development
  • (3) Recreation
  • (4) Non-Departmental
  • (5) General Government (Information Systems, Human Resources, City Clerk, City Manager, Finance)
  • (6) Identification of Reconciliation Items
 
9:30  pm ADJOURN
 
 
 7:30 pm
 
CALL TO ORDER
ROLL CALL
 
BUDGET WORK SESSION 
 
 
 9:30 pm  ADJOURN

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PUBLIC HEARING

7:00 pm

PRELIMINARY MATTERS

7:30 pm

  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items (in agenda order)
  • (iii) Public Comments on Non-Voting Items or Other Matters
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager's Comments
  • (vi) Adoption of MInutes

PRESENTATION

8:00 pm

SPECIAL SESSION

8:45 pm

WORK SESSION

9:05 pm

ADJOURN

9:30 pm

 

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7:00 pm

CALL TO ORDER

PRESENTATION

7:00 pm

7:30 pm

PRELIMINARY MATTERS

(i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update

(ii) For the Record - Proclamation of April as Anti-Littering Month

(iii) Public Comments

(iv) Council Comments

(v) City Manager's Comments

(vi) Adoption of Minutes

WORK SESSION

8:30 pm

9:00 pm

9:30 pm

ADJOURN

 

This meeting was rescheduled from March 17 due to snow.
 
 
7:00 pm
 
CALL TO ORDER
 
PRESENTATIONS 
 
 7:00 pm
 
 7:15 pm
 
INTRODUCTORY MATTERS
 
 7:30 pm
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items (in agenda order)
  • (iii) Other Public Comments
  •  (iv) Council Comments  
  •  (v) City Manager’s Comments

Report Distribution: 

  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes
 
SPECIAL SESSION
 
 8:00 pm
 
 8:10 pm
 
 8:15 pm
 
WORK SESSION
 
 8:20 pm
 
 8:30 pm
 
VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION
 
The City Council is scheduled to vote to go into closed session to discuss matters related to collective bargaining negotiations with the City’s two collective bargaining units - UFCW Local 400 and AFSCME. The session is closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, State Government Article, Section 10-508(a)(9). Following the closed session, the Council will adjourn for the evening.
 
ADJOURN
 
 
7:30 pm
 
CALL TO ORDER
ROLL CALL 
INTRODUCTORY MATTERS
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items (No. 1)
  • (iii) Other Public Comments
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager’s Comments
  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes
 
SPECIAL SESSION
 
 8:00 pm
 
WORK SESSION
 
 8:20 pm
 8:40 pm
 
 9:00 pm ADJOURN
 
7:00 pm
 
CALL TO ORDER
ROLL CALL
 
PUBLIC HEARINGS 
 
7:00 pm

 

 
7:30 pm 
 
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
 
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items (in agenda order)
 
 REGULAR MEETING 
       
 7:35 pm

 

 

 

 
7:45 pm
 
MEETING ADJOURNMENT AND OPEN MICROPHONE
 
Comments welcome from those who would like to share their thoughts about the life and passing of Ward 3 City Councilmember Kay Daniels-Cohen.
       
 
7:30 pm
 
CALL TO ORDER
ROLL CALL 
INTRODUCTORY MATTERS
 
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items (in agenda order)
  • (iii) Other Public Comments
  • (iv) Council Comments 
  • (v) City Manager’s Comments
  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes
 
WORK SESSION
 
8:00 pm
 
8:20 pm
 
8:40 pm
 
BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.  (NOTE: The time of the break will vary and may not be at the specified point in the order of the agenda if the Council’s discussion is moving ahead of or behind schedule.)
 
 8:50 pm
 
SPECIAL SESSION
 
 9:10 pm 
 
 9:45 pm ADJOURN
 
7:00 pm
 
CALL TO ORDER
ROLL CALL 
 
VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION: The Council is scheduled to vote to go into closed session to discuss appointment of certain board, commission or committee members (City officials). The meeting is closed pursuant to Anntated Code of Maryland, State Government Article, Seciton 10-508(a)(1)(i). Following the closed session, the City Council will reconvene at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium.
 
7:30 pm
 
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items (in agenda order)
  • (iii) Public Comments on Non-Voting Items or Other Matters 
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager’s Comments
  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes: 2/3/14
 
REGULAR MEETING 
       
 8:00 pm
 
 
 
 
 
  • (5) CONSENT AGENDA
       
8:30 pm
 
BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.  (NOTE: The time of the break will vary and may not be at the specified point in the order of the agenda if the Council’s discussion is moving ahead of or behind schedule.)
 
WORK SESSION 
 
 8:45 pm
 
 9:15 pm
 
 9:30 pm  ADJOURN
 
6:30 pm
 
CALL TO ORDER
ROLL CALL 
 
VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION
 
The City Council is scheduled to vote to go into closed session to consult discuss matters related to collective bargaining negotiations with AFSCME and Local 400. The meeting is closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, State Government Article, Section 10-508(a)(9). Following the closed session, the City Council will reconvene at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium.
 
INTRODUCTORY MATTERS
 
 7:30 pm
 
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Other Public Comments
  • (iii) Council Comments     
  • (iv) City Manager’s Comments
  • (v) Adoption of Minutes: 1/27/14
 
PRESENTATION
 
 8:00 pm
 
WORK SESSION
 
8:30 pm
 
8:50 pm
 
BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.  (NOTE: The time of the break will vary and may not be at the specified point in the order of the agenda if the Council’s discussion is moving ahead of or behind schedule.)
 
WORK SESSION 
 
 9:00 pm
 
 9:20 pm
 
 9:30 pm ADJOURN
 
7:00 pm
 
CALL TO ORDER
ROLL CALL
 
PRESENTATION
 
7:00 pm
7:30 pm 
 
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items (in agenda order)
  • (iii) Public Comments on Non-Voting Items or Other Matters
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager’s Comments
  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes: 1/13/14
 
REGULAR MEETING 
       
 8:00 pm
       
8:05 pm
       
8:30 pm
 
 8:35 pm
 
BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.  (NOTE: The time of the break will vary and may not be at the specified point in the order of the agenda if the Council’s discussion is moving ahead of or behind schedule.)
 
WORK SESSION 
 
8:45 pm
 
9:00 pm
 
 9:15 pm
 
 9:50 pm
 
10:00 pm  ADJOURN

The City Council will meet in a retreat format on Thursday, January 23, at 6:00 p.m. The retreat will be held at the Montgomery College, Student Service Center, Room ST301, 7625 Fenton Street. The meeting is open to the public but there will not be any opportunity for public participation. It will not be recorded.

All agenda items will be rescheduled.
 
 
7:00 pm
 
CALL TO ORDER
ROLL CALL 
 
PRESENTATION
 
 7:00 pm 
 
INTRODUCTORY MATTERS
 
 7:30pm
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items
  • (iii) Other Public Comments
  • iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager’s Comments
  • vi) Adoption of Minutes: 1/13/14    
 
SPECIAL SESSION
 
8:00 pm
 
WORK SESSION 
 
8:20 pm
 
8:40pm
8:50 pm
 
BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.  (NOTE: The time of the break will vary and may not be at the specified point in the order of the agenda if the Council’s discussion is moving ahead of or behind schedule.)
 
WORK SESSION 
 
9:00 pm
9:45 pm
 
 9:00 pm
 
ADJOURN
 
7:30 pm
 
CALL TO ORDER
ROLL CALL 
 
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments on Voting Items (in agenda order)
  • (iii) Public Comments on Non-Voting Items or Other Matters 
  • (iv) Council Comments
  • (v) City Manager’s Comments
    • * Update on Parkview Towers Renovation (7667 Maple Avenue)
  • (vi) Adoption of Minutes: 1/6/14
 
REGULAR MEETING
 
 8:00 PM

 

WORK SESSION 
 
 8:15 pm
 
 8:40 pm
 
 9:10 pm
 
ADJOURN
 
7:00 pm
 
  • CALL TO ORDER
  • ROLL CALL

 

VOTE TO CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION

The City Council is scheduled to vote at 6:30 p.m. to go into closed session to discuss a personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals. The meeting will be closed pursuant to Annotated Code of Maryland, State Government Article, Section 10-508(a)(1)(ii). Following the closed session, the City Council will reconvene in the Auditorium.

PRESENTATION
 
 7:00 pm
 
 
INTRODUCTORY MATTERS
 
 7:30 pm
 
  • (i) Additional Agenda Items/Agenda Scheduling Update
  • (ii) Public Comments
  • (iii) Council Comments     
  • (iv) City Manager's Comments
  • (v) Adoption of Minutes
 
WORK SESSION
 
 8:00 pm
 
 
 9:00 pm
 
 
BREAK Scheduled 10-minute recess.  (NOTE: The time of the break will vary and may not be at the specified point in the order of the agenda if the Council?s discussion is moving ahead of or behind schedule.)
 
WORK SESSION 
 
 9:10 pm
 
 
 9:25 pm
 
 
 9:45 pm ADJOURN