County Executive Marc Elrich on Council’s Preliminary Agreement for FY23 Operating Budget: "A reflection of the conscious of a government is found in what it prioritizes in its budget decisions. It is evident that in Montgomery County we are a community committed to education, sustainability, equity, safety, and opportunities for all.”
Councilmember Evan Glass on FY23 Budget: “This budget includes (...) nearly $3 billion for MCPS and more than $300 million for Montgomery College (...) This investment is a signal to students and parents that education is a child’s path to success, and it also sets us on a trajectory to enact the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future in the coming years."
Montgomery County Expands Local Cable Programming by Adding New MCPS-TV High-Definition Cable Channel on Comcast’s Xfinity Lineup
Council President on FY23 Budget: "We recognized the need to support our schools during one of the most challenging times in the history of education... funded our schools with a record $2.9 billion (and) funded Montgomery College at $312.2 million with resources to maintain tuition rates with no increase and supported its expansion into East County."
The Affordable Connectivity Program will provide eligible households up to $30 per month towards internet bills. Commitments from leading internet providers will offer a high-speed internet plan with minimum speeds of 100 megabits and no additional fees or data caps. Find details on how to sign up for the ACP at GetInternet.gov
With COVID-19 on the rise again, the County Recommends Protection Against Spread of Virus: use of a well-fitting face covering in indoor spaces with limited social distancing; use of testing & test-to-treat antiviral medication after returning from travel or gatherings; and staying up to date on COVID-19 vaccinations, including booster-shots
Are you behind on your rent because of COVID-19? You may be eligible for financial assistance! Applications for rent relief (phase 4) are open! Learn more about the COVID-19 Rent Relief Program at www.mc311.com/rentrelief (English/Español) for information on who is eligible and how to apply
Puede encontrar información actualizada y recursos relacionados con COVID-19 en https://www.cdc.gov/spanish/
While COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective at delivering immunity, no vaccine is 100% effective. The CDC defines vaccine breakthrough infections as ones that happen at least two weeks after being fully vaccinated. These infections are expected. Learn more about vaccine breakthrough infections on the CDC website
Make your Move! Montgomery College is hiring for faculty and staff positions. Please apply online at Montgomerycollege.edu/employment.