MC/PG 105-23 – Montgomery County – Maryland–National Capital Park and Planning Commission – Commissioner Requirements and Open Meetings (Montgomery County Planning Trust and Transparency Act of 2023)
Requested by: Senator Kramer
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Synopsis: For the purpose of altering the appointment process, salary authorization process, and terms for commissioners appointed to the Maryland–National Capital Park and Planning Commission from Montgomery County; requiring the County Executive of Montgomery County to appoint one member of the Commission who shall serve as the chair or vice chair of the Commission and chair of the Montgomery County Planning Board; requiring certain public hearings and acceptance of public testimony on each appointment to the Commission from Montgomery County; prohibiting the chair of the Board from engaging in certain employment; authorizing and establishing procedures for the Montgomery County Executive or Montgomery County Council to discipline a commissioner from Montgomery County under certain circumstances; prohibiting a commissioner from Montgomery County from engaging in certain political activities while the commissioner serves on the Commission; prohibiting a former commissioner from Montgomery County from working for certain compensation for a certain period of time after the commissioner leaves office; requiring a commissioner from Montgomery County to complete certain training at certain times; requiring the Board to publish agendas of open meetings along with certain other materials on its website at certain times; requiring the Board to approve meeting minutes in a certain manner under certain circumstances; and generally relating to requirements for the members of the Maryland–National Capital Park and Planning Commission from Montgomery County and meetings of the Montgomery County Planning Board.
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Chamber Date Action Documents
Montgomery County House Delegation 11/30/22 Metro Washington Area Committee  
  12/15/22 Montgomery County Delegation Bill Hearing - 7:00 p.m.
The hearing will be live-streamed on the Delegation's YouTube page.
 
  12/20/22 Metro Washington Area Committee Meeting - Hold
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