Thrive Montgomery 2050 Letter

Please find here a letter submitted by the Village Council to County Councilmembers requesting delay of consideration of Thrive Montgomery 2050 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Thrive Montgomery 2050 is an effort to develop a shared vision for the County and articulate the actions needed to reach that vision over the next 30+ years.  


Village Elections Update

Per the Village’s emergency elections procedures prepared by the Village attorney, the Village’s Nominating Committee did not receive any additional declarations or nominations for the three Council positions up for election by the April 14 deadline, beyond the three candidates featured in the April newsletter. Per the procedures, “if the number of candidates equals the three Council positions up for election, the elections shall be deemed uncontested and cancelled. The three candidates will officially become Council members.” The three candidates – Adrian Andreassi, Maury Mechanick, and Ronald Jones – will take the oath of office at the May 5 Annual Meeting.


Extraordinary Village Council Meeting April 2 7 PM

The Village Council for North Chevy Chase will be meeting virtually this Thursday, April 2 at 7 PM to address modifications to the 2020 Village elections in light of Governor Hogan’s emergency declaration on March 5 to control and prevent the spread of COVID-19 and his March 17 declaration extending the state of emergency. The Village Council will be considering 3 amendments to election provisions in the Village Charter, an elections ordinance, and emergency election procedures addressing absentee ballots, all prepared by the Village attorney. 

 

The Council meeting will take place via zoom. Residents are requested to contact the Village Manager for details on how to join the meeting.  Meeting minutes and copies of approved documents will be uploaded to the Village website after. Please contact the Village Manager with any questions. Thank you.