montgomery county civic federation, inc.

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Dates in RED are MCCF monthly meetings, 7:45 p.m., second Monday of every month except July and August.  These meetings are open to the public and are held in various locations around Montgomery County.

Dates in BLUE are Executive Committee Meetings, usually held the third Thursday of every month (unless that falls in the same week as the monthly meeting, then it is pushed back a week).  Every other month, meetings are held by teleconference.  If you would like to participate, please email for the location or the call-in telephone number.

Dates in ORANGE are Special MCCF Events.


Meeting topics are subject to change, so please check back the month before a meeting.

NOTE:  Meetings will be cancelled if Montgomery County Public Schools are closed that day due to weather conditions.

We will try to post a notice about any last-minute changes on this website as soon as possible.


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OCTOBER

MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2019MCCF MONTHLY MEETING
TOPIC:  THE COUNTY’S GENERAL PLAN
The General Plan is Montgomery County’s long-range policy framework for guiding land use and growth.  The County is in the process of updating the Plan for the next 30 years.
[NOTE:  This meeting will be held despite the Columbus Day holiday.]
7:45 p.m., Lobby Auditorium, Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville, MD 20850 [Directions]
[7:00 p.m., Social Hour]

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2019:  Executive Committee Meeting
7:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., Venue TBA

NOVEMBER

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2019MCCF MONTHLY MEETING
TOPIC:  AFFORDABLE HOUSING OPTIONS IN THE COUNTY
Is the development of various housing types meeting the needs of our population?  What improvements can be made?  The discussion will include code enforcement challenges.
[NOTE:  This meeting will be held despite the Veterans’ Day holiday.]
7:45 p.m., Venue TBA
[7:00 p.m., Social Hour]

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2019:  Executive Committee Meeting
7:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., Venue TBA

DECEMBER

MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2019MCCF MONTHLY MEETING
TOPIC:  PEDESTRIAN SAFETY SOLUTIONS
What steps can be taken county-wide to decrease the number of pedestrian injuries and deaths?  What can civic associations do?
7:45 p.m., Venue TBA
[7:00 p.m., Social Hour]

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2019:  Executive Committee Meeting
7:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., Venue TBA

JANUARY

MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2020MCCF MONTHLY MEETING
TOPIC:  OUR TRANSPORTATION NETWORK
How well is our transportation network meeting the needs of residents and what improvements are in the works.
7:45 p.m., Venue TBA
[7:00 p.m., Social Hour]

THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2020:  Executive Committee Meeting
7:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., Venue TBA

FEBRUARY

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2020MCCF MONTHLY MEETING
TOPIC:  GREENING OUR COUNTY
The environmental and economic benefits of increasing the tree canopy in our neighborhoods.
7:45 p.m., Venue TBA
[7:00 p.m., Social Hour]

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2020:  Executive Committee Meeting
7:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., Venue TBA

MARCH

MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2020MCCF MONTHLY MEETING
TOPIC:  GOVERNMENT TRANSPARENCY
Yes, it’s ‘Sunshine Week’ again, and we’ll discuss, among other topics:  meaningful participation, how you can be effective, how you can get the County Government to act on your behalf, what to expect and the obstacles you’ll face, told by people who’ve been there.
7:45 p.m., Venue TBA
[7:00 p.m., Social Hour]

THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2020:  Executive Committee Meeting
7:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., Venue TBA

APRIL

MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2020MCCF MONTHLY MEETING
TOPIC:  THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY BUDGET
It’s a Capital Improvements Program (CIP) year, so we’ll investigate the capital projects and programs for all agencies for which the County sets tax rates or approves budgets or programs, which were submitted by the County Executive.
7:45 p.m., Venue TBA
[7:00 p.m., Social Hour]

THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2020:  Executive Committee Meeting
7:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., Venue TBA

MAY

MONDAY, MAY 11, 2020MCCF MONTHLY MEETING
TOPIC:  OUR ENVIRONMENTAL AND WATER ISSUES
We’ll be covering flooding and stormwater, creek restoration, the effects of impermeable surfaces, rain gardens, and more.  Bring your rain gear!
7:45 p.m., Venue TBA
[7:00 p.m., Social Hour]

THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2020:  Executive Committee Meeting
7:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., Venue TBA

JUNE

MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2020MCCF MONTHLY MEETING
TOPIC:  AWARDS (Tentative)
[NOTE:  New Officers for the coming year will be elected at this meeting.]
7:45 p.m., Venue TBA
[7:00 p.m., Social Hour]

THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2020:  Executive Committee Meeting
7:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., Venue TBA