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 MCCF newsletter issue
containing the full text of a Resolution.

  • 5/11/15 Resolution In support of Zoning Text Amendment 15-07 to increase the buffer zone around mega
    gas stations (click to view text)

  • 10/13/14 Resolution in support of Council Bill 41-14 to ban expanded polystyrene containers.
  • 06/09/14 Resolution urging non-vehicular paths in PEPCO r-o-w (click to view text)

  • 10/14/13 Resolution recommending countywide bike safety campaign (click to view text)

  • 10/14/13 Resolution regarding MCPD bike patrol activities (click to view text)

  • 10/14/13 Resolution recommending improving bicycle infrastructure (click to view text)

  • 9/9/13 Position supporting draft County Council "Right to Vote" Resolution (click to view text)

  • 9/9/13 Resolution supporting bill requiring coordination of work in public rights-of-way (click to view text)

  • 9/9/13 Resolution on proposed Clarksburg Master Plan Limited Amendment for Ten Mile Creek
Watershed area (click to view text)

  • 6/10/13 Resolution calling on Council to amend county Ethics Law (click to view text)

  • 6/10/13 Resolution supporting passage of Bill 41-12, Roadside Tree Protection (click to view text)

  • 2/11/13 Resolution supporting Revocation of Chelsea Court (Silver Spring) Stormwater Permit (view text)

  • 1/14/13 Resolution on Forest and Tree Protection (click to view text)

  • 1/14/13 Resolution opposing Artificial Turf Playing Fields (click to view text)

  • 12/3/12 Resolution regarding Wheaton Costco Special Exception application (click to view text)

  • 9/10/12 Resolution to support Bill 21-12, prohibition on sale and use of coal tar pavement products in the
county (click to view text)

  • 9/10/12 Position on 2012 Subdivision Staging Policy, formerly known as Growth Policy (click to view text)

  • 9/10/12 Position on Bill 23-12, Open Government (click to view text)

  • 6/11/12 Position on Report of the County Executive's Transit Task Force concerning creation of a
countywide Rapid Transit Vehicle (aka Bus Rapid Transit) system (click to view text)

  • 6/11/12 Resolution to support ZTA 12-07, revised standards for mega gas stations (for text, see June
2012 issue of the MCCF newsletter)

  • 5/14/12 Position on draft Park, Recreation, and Open Space (PROS) Plan (click to view text)

  • 5/14/12 Position on proposed Accessory Apartments Zoning Text Amendment adopted (click to view text)

  • 5/14/12 Resolution to support Emergency Medical Transport Services Reimbursement was disapproved.

  • 3/12/12 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.

  • 3/12/12 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.

  • 3/12/12 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.

  • 2/13/12 Resolution on White-tailed Deer (click to view text)

  • 01/9/12 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 paying
transportation 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 (click to view 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 (click to view concerns)

  • 06/13/11 Authorizing transmittal to Council of MCCF concerns with proposed new Noise Control standards
for urban areas (click to view concerns)

  • 04/11/11 Urging County Executive to vacate plans to convert MCPS-owned property on Brickyard Road in
Potomac 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 donations
from 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 and 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 (click to view copy of MCCF Resolution)

  • 12/08/08  Authorizing Wayne Goldstein, member of MCCF Planning and Land Use Committee, to
participate 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 FY09
county 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
(click to view 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 (click to view letter to county officials transmitting recommendation)

  • 09/12/05  Opposing sale of Peary High School site to Berman Hebrew Academy (for text, see
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



  • List of MCCF Standing Resolutions by category, from 1990 to spring 2002
(click for Standing Resolutions Archive)