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CLPA List of Upcoming DC Area Policy Meetings (July 17-July 21)

This is CLPA's weekly update on legislative meetings in the DC Metro area for the week. The DC Council is in recess and will not hold any meetings this week. However, a public meeting of the DC State Board of Education is scheduled for Wednesday, July 19, at 5:30 pm.


The Maryland House of Delegates and the Maryland Senate are adjourned in Maryland and have yet to be in session. The Board of Charles County Commissioners will not be meeting this week. The public can access additional resources such as the 2023 Local Legislative Proposals Package and the 2023 BOCC Session Calendar with Public Comment Dates. Similarly, there will be no Charles County Board of Education board meeting this week.


During this week's Montgomery County Council meeting, there will be a final reading on Expedited Bill 15-23, Landlord-Tenant Relations - Anti Rent Gouging. If enacted, this bill would establish protections against excessive rent increases, set base rental amounts for specific units, provide exemptions for certain units, allow rental increases for capital improvements, require landlords to submit annual rent reports and make general amendments to the law regarding rents and landlord-tenant relations. Additionally, the Montgomery County Board of Education is scheduled to meet this week on July 20 at noon.


The Prince George's County Council has a meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 18, at 10:00 am. During the meeting, there will be a Second Reading of CB-056-2023, Community Policing: Data and Reports, as well as the Third and final Reading on CB-046-2023, the Healthy Restaurant Program, and CB-031-2023, Convenience Stores—Gas Stations—Tobacco Shops—Tobacco Product Display and Sales Area. However, the Prince George's County Board of Education will not be holding a board meeting this week.


In Virginia, the Virginia House of Delegates and the Virginia Senate are currently adjourned and not in session. The Alexandria City Council will not be holding a meeting this week, and no Alexandria City School Board meeting is scheduled either. The Arlington County Board has a meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 18, at 3:30 am. Among other topics, the County Board will discuss the Arlington Innovation Fund (AIF) Program, which aims to provide grants to tech businesses for various business costs. The Arlington County School Board will meet on Thursday, July 20, at 7:00 pm, and the agenda for the meeting will be made public later. There will be no Fairfax County Board of Supervisors or Fairfax County School Board meetings this week.


Stay tuned for more updates from CLPA, and feel free to reach out if you have any questions or need further information.



District of Columbia


DC Council

The DC Council is in recess this week and will not meet.


DC State Board of Education

There will be a public meeting of the DC State Board of Education on Wednesday, July 19 at 5:30 pm.


 

Maryland


Maryland General Assembly:

Both the Maryland House of Delegates and the Maryland Senate are currently adjourned and not in session.






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Charles County



Board of Charles County Commissioners

There is no meeting of Board of Charles County Commissioners this week.


The public can access additional resources such as the 2023 Local Legislative Proposals Package and the 2023 BOCC Session Calendar with Public Comment Dates.


Charles County Board of Education

There will be no board meeting of the Charles County Board of Education this week.


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Montgomery County


Montgomery County Council

During the Montgomery County Council meeting this week will hold its final reading on Expedited Bill 15-23, Landlord-Tenant Relations -Anti Rent Gouging, which, if enacted, would establish protections against excessive rent increases, set base rental amounts for specific units, provide exemptions for certain units, allow rental increases for capital improvements, require landlords to submit annual rent reports, and make general amendments to the law regarding rents and landlord-tenant relations.


Montgomery County Board of Education

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on July 20 at 12:00 pm this week.

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Prince George's County


Prince George's County Council

The Prince George's County Council has scheduled a meeting on Tuesday, July 18, at 10:00 am. During the meeting, the Council will have a Second Reading of CB-056-2023, Community Policing: Data and Reports, and the Third and final Reading on CB-046-2023, the Healthy Restaurant Program, and CB-031-2023, Convenience Stores—Gas Stations—Tobacco Shops—Tobacco Product Display and Sales Area. CLPA will analyze these two bills at a later time.


Prince George's County Board of Education

There will be no board meeting of the Prince George's County Board of Education this week.


 

Virginia

Virginia General Assembly:

Both the Virginia House of Delegates and the Virginia Senate are adjourned and not in session.





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Alexandria City:



Alexandria City Council:

The Alexandria City Council will not hold a meeting



Alexandria City Board of Education:

No meeting of the Alexandria City School Board is scheduled for this week.





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Arlington County


Arlington County Board

The Arlington County Board will meet on Tuesday at July 18 at 3:30 am. Among other things, the County Board will discuss the Arlington Innovation Fund (AIF) Program, which would provide grants of at least $25,000 and up to $50,000 to tech businesses that have raised early-stage capital. The grants can be used to pay for costs associated with staff and contractors (salaries, benefits, training, recruitment), research and development, commercial real estate, equipment, and other related business costs.



Arlington County School Board

The Arlington County School Board will meet this week at 7:00 pm on Thursday, July 20th. A agenda for the meeting will be made public at a later time.


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Fairfax County


Fairfax County Board of Supervisors


Fairfax County School Board

There will be no Fairfax County School Board meeting this week.


 


Staying informed about local policies is of utmost importance as they significantly impact our daily lives. From zoning laws to school funding, these decisions affect everything from the cost of living to the quality of education. Therefore, it's crucial to be aware of what's happening in our communities and voice our opinions when shaping policies that affect us all. Residents and stakeholders are encouraged to stay informed about these proceedings and engage with their local representatives to contribute to the decision-making process and ensure their voices are heard. CLPA will provide continual updates throughout the week on any new development here on our site, on Twitter: @LocalPolicyCTR, and on Facebook @localpolicycenter.


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