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2005 ‘Federation Corner’ Columns

2004 ‘Federation Corner’ Columns

2003 ‘Federation Corner’ Columns

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2005 ‘Federation Corner’ Columns

MCCF publishes a weekly column entitled the “Federation Corner” in The Montgomery Sentinel newspaper.  Below is a listing of those columns published in 2005.  To view an article, simply click on the title.

December 2005

12/22/05Bring the public to the table, NOW! [concerning disposition of Carver Center site]

November 2005

11/24/05Sorry, but that’s not good enough... [process for decision on Seven Locks School site]
11/17/05It’s our backyard

September 2005

09/29/05Siegel and Green receive Community Hero Award
09/22/05Retain Peary High School property for possible future use

July 2005

07/28/05Testimony on group homes

May 2005

05/26/05MCPS funding: the need for fiscal responsibility and transparency of purpose
05/12/05The value of neighborhood citizen associations

April 2005

04/21/05A framework for planning in a mature county
04/14/05Stick to the Charter limit on property tax increases
04/07/05Celebrate rural Montgomery, and April program on 2002 campaign financing

March 2005

03/31/05Traffic capacity test for development approval is flawed
03/24/05MCPS education policy clouded by politics
03/17/05Pending election reform legislation in Annapolis
03/10/05The proposed 2006 County Operating Budget:  costly to the taxpayer! [and MCCF position on proposed new TOMX (Transit Oriented Mixed Use) Zone]

February 2005

02/24/05What is ‘mansionization’?
02/17/05Zoning Text Amendments abuse orderly planning process and new TOMX Zone proposed

January 2005

01/27/05Spend limited school funds wisely
01/06/05The truth about whether the ICC will reduce congestion