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MCCF Resolutions


The following is a list of Civic Federation Resolutions and the date each was adopted, in reverse chronological order (starting with the most recent).  Whenever possible, a link is provided to the resolution text or the MCCF newsletter issue where the resolution was reported.

  • 05/11/15 • Resolution in support of Zoning Text Amendment 15-07 to increase the buffer zone around mega gas stations [text]

  • 10/13/14 • Resolution in support of Council Bill 41-14 to ban expanded polystyrene containers [text]

  • 06/09/14 • Resolution urging non-vehicular paths in PEPCO r-o-w [text]

  • 10/14/13 • Resolution recommending countywide bike safety campaign [text]

  • 10/14/13 • Resolution regarding MCPD bike patrol activities [text]

  • 10/14/13 • Resolution recommending improving bicycle infrastructure [text]

  • 09/09/13 • Position supporting draft County Council “Right to Vote” Resolution [text]

  • 09/09/13 • Resolution supporting bill requiring coordination of work in public rights-of-way [text]

  • 09/09/13 • Resolution on proposed Clarksburg Master Plan Limited Amendment for Ten Mile Creek Watershed area [text]

  • 06/10/13 • Resolution calling on Council to amend county Ethics Law [text]

  • 06/10/13 • Resolution supporting passage of Bill 41-12, Roadside Tree Protection [text]

  • 02/11/13 • Resolution supporting Revocation of Chelsea Court (Silver Spring) Stormwater Permit (view text]

  • 01/14/13 • Resolution on Forest and Tree Protection [text]

  • 01/14/13 • Resolution opposing Artificial Turf Playing Fields [text]

  • 12/03/12 • Resolution regarding Wheaton Costco Special Exception application [text]

  • 09/10/12 • Resolution to support Bill 21-12, prohibition on sale and use of coal tar pavement products in the county [text]

  • 09/10/12 • Position on 2012 Subdivision Staging Policy, formerly known as Growth Policy [text]

  • 09/10/12 • Position on Bill 23-12, Open Government [text]

  • 09/10/12 • Amended position on Accessory Apartments ZTA 12-11 [text]

  • 06/11/12 • Position on Report of the County Executive’s Transit Task Force concerning creation of a countywide Rapid Transit Vehicle (aka Bus Rapid Transit) system [text]

  • 06/11/12 • Resolution to support ZTA 12-07, revised standards for mega gas stations (for text, see June 2012 issue of the MCCF newsletter)

  • 05/14/12 • Position on draft Park, Recreation, and Open Space (PROS) Plan [text]

  • 05/14/12 • Position on proposed Accessory Apartments Zoning Text Amendment adopted [text]

  • 05/14/12 • Resolution to support Emergency Medical Transport Services Reimbursement was disapproved.

  • 03/12/12 • Resolution supporting ZTAs 12-01 and 12-02, regarding large retail stores and combination retail stores, if amended to require Special Exception approval for such stores regardless of location.

  • 03/12/12 • Resolution supporting Bill 4-12 requiring large retail stores pay employees minimum wage and provide health insurance if on property receiving $100,000 or more in Economic Development Fund support or are located in designated urban renewal plan area.

  • 03/12/12 • Resolution to oppose legislation in state general assembly that would circumvent county law regarding Council process required to exceed the charter limit on property taxes.

  • 02/13/12 • Resolution on White-tailed Deer [text]

  • 01/09/12 • Urging MTA not drop number of stops at MARC stations in county below existing levels

  • 12/12/11 • Opposing passage of Council Bill 39-11, to exempt new market rate rental dwellings from payingtransportation and school impact taxes under certain circumstances

  • 11/14/11 • Supporting passage of Council Bill 35-11, Offenses — Loitering and Prowling — Established

  • 11/14/11 • Opposing passage of Council Bill 25-11, to impose a Teen Curfew

  • 06/13/11 • Opposing MCPS taking Public Park lands [text]

  • 06/13/11 • Authorizing transmittal to Council of MCCF concerns with proposed legislation re provision of space for government facilities in development projects on CBD zoned properties [view]

  • 06/13/11 • Authorizing transmittal to Council of MCCF concerns with proposed new Noise Control standardsfor urban areas [view]

  • 04/11/11 • Urging County Executive to vacate plans to convert MCPS-owned property on Brickyard Road inPotomac to soccer fields, and study alternative site and also need for new fields in a citizen-inclusive process
    (for text, see page 3 of April 2011 MCCF newsletter]

  • 04/11/11 • Supporting Council Bill 12-11, legislation to prohibit county employees from soliciting donationsfrom occupants of vehicles in the public right-of-way while "on the clock"

  • 01/10/11 • Regarding sediment and stormwater runoff control (for text, see page 8 of February 2011 MCCF newsletter]

  • 09/13/10 • Supporting Sewer Category changes conform to master plans (for text, see pages 7-8 of October 2010 MCCF newsletter]

  • 03/08/10 • Opposing approval of First Baptist Church of Wheaton project proposed for site on Emory Church Road, Olney [view]

  • 12/08/08 • Authorizing Wayne Goldstein, member of MCCF Planning and Land Use Committee, toparticipate in the case before the Hearing Examiner on the Special Exceptions Modification application by Suburban Hospital — for expansion of their facilities to include the closure of a portion of Lincoln Street in Bethesda — and to oppose the plans as submitted, especially the closure of Lincoln Street (for text, see minutes of 12/8/08 • meeting on page 5 of the January 2009 MCCF newsletter]

  • 04/18/08 • Opposing imposition of an ambulance fee as proposed by the County Executive in the FY09county Operating Budget (see minutes of 4/18/08 • on page 9 of the May 2008 MCCF newsletter]

  • 09/10/07 • Supporting change in the MPDU (Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit) “sale unit” offering process [text of Resolution]

  • 05/14/07 • Recommending officials model build-out of county using on-line toolkit on U.S. Department of Environmental Protection website [view letter to county officials]

  • 04/10/06 • Urging preservation of the county tree canopy [view]

  • 09/12/05 • Opposing sale of Peary High School site to Berman Hebrew Academy [view resolution, published in October 2005 MCCF newsletter)

  • 09/13/04 • Support continuing the approval process for all accessory apartments as Special Exceptions granted by the Board of Appeals

  • Archived List of MCCF Standing Resolutions by category, 1990 to 2002 [Standing Resolutions Archive]