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Planning Department and Planning Board Announce Calendar of November 2017 Events

November 2, 2017

Calendar of Events

Planning Department seeks proposals for Makeover Montgomery 4 conference and will brief Planning Board about new Forest Glen/Montgomery Hills plan

SILVER SPRING, MDThe Montgomery County Planning Department, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, is pleased to announce its November 2017 calendar of events. These events offer opportunities for the Planning Department staff and Planning Board members to discuss projects, policies and engage with the public. Review the full list of events and ongoing plans and projects below, and go online to www.montgomeryplanning.org for more details.

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Montgomery County Planning Department and Board Events in November 2017

November 1-December 15– The Montgomery Planning Department is seeking presentation proposals for its conference Makeover Montgomery 4: Healthy, Smart, Inclusive and Competitive Communities, co-sponsored with the University of Maryland’s National Center for Smart Growth. The conference will be held from May 9 through May 11, 2018 in College Park and Silver Spring, MD. It will bring together planners, architects, developers, real estate professionals, economists, social scientists, ecologists and others to discuss cutting-edge ideas for transforming the suburbs. The deadline for submitting presentation proposals online is December 15, 2017 at 5 p.m. Presentations should focus on innovative planning and policy tools, and strategies that can help transform our suburbs into exciting, attractive and sustainable communities. Submit a presentation to the MM4 Conference.

November 2 – The Planning Department will brief the Planning Board about the scope of work for the Montgomery Hills/Forest Glen Sector Plan and the update to the Silver Spring Streetscape Standards. For the full meeting details, consult the Planning Board agenda, which is posted online 10 days before the session.

November 9 – The Planning Board will meet to review development applications and a mandatory referral to construct a new middle school, among other items. For the full meeting details, consult the Planning Board agenda, which is posted online 10 days before the session.

November 10 – The Planning Department will be closed in honor of Veterans Day.

November 16 – The Planning Board will meet to review various development proposals and plans. For the full meeting details, consult the Planning Board agenda, which is posted online 10 days before the session.

November 23 and 24 – The Planning Board will not hold a meeting on Thursday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Planning Department will be closed on both Thursday and Friday.

November 30 – The Planning Board will meet to review various development applications, plans and projects. For the full meeting details, consult the Planning Board agenda, which is posted online 10 days before the session.