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CLPA Weekly Policy Recap and List of Upcoming DC Area Policy Meetings (Sept 13th - Sept 18)

Updated: Sep 14, 2021

Here is CLPA’s weekly recap of important policy news you may have missed, as well as a list of upcoming meetings. The majority of Washington Metropolitan Area City and County Council have returned from their August recess, as such a number of bills we have been following are being heard in committee.

Statewide Updates

District of Columbia

Mayor Muriel Bowser responded to the decision of four Councilmembers to sign a resolution that stops, for 45 days, the process for approving the three emergency District health plan contracts that authorize the coordination and management of health care services for District residents.

Read the full statement from Mayor Bowser here


Today, Governor Larry Hogan announced more than $12 million in federal highway safety grants as part of a statewide focus to prevent motor vehicle crashes and eliminate roadway fatalities The funds will be dispersed Oct. 1 by the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s Highway Safety Office to more than 90 organizations and law enforcement agencies.

Read the full story from WBFF 45 here


Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the statue’s removal last summer amid the nationwide protest movement that erupted after the murder of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis. But litigation tied up his plans until the state Supreme Court cleared the way last week.

Read the full story from the AP here

September 13th - September 18th Meetings

Washington, DC

DC Council

DC Board of Education


Charles County

Board of Charles County Commissioners
Board of Education
  • Executive Session-Tuesday, September 14th (Regular session open to public at at 1:00 pm)

Montgomery County

Montgomery County Council
  • Council Session-Tuesday, September 14, 2021

    • Bill on the agenda include:

      • Expedited Bill 30-21- Landlord-Tenant Relations - Restrictions During Emergencies - Extended Limitations Against Rent Increases and Late Fees

      • Bill 32-21 - Personnel - Employee Settlement Agreements with No-Rehire Clause - Prohibited

Prince George’s County

Prince George’s County Council
  • Joint County Council Meeting-Wednesday,September 13th at 5:00 am

    • Joint Public Hearing with the Prince George’s CountyPlanning Board of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning in order to receive public testimony concerning the CMA. The CMA consists of all propertieswithin the County except for properties located within the municipal boundaries of the City of Laurel

  • County Council Meeting- Tuesday September 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

    • Bill on the agenda include

      1. CB-070-2021-An emergency Act Concerning Extending Current Current Limitations Against Rent Increases, Late Fees & Penalties for One Year After the COVID-19 Public Health Crises Ends

      2. CB-067-2021- An Ordinance Concerning Appeals and Variances-Authority od Board of Appeals

      3. CR-081-2021- A Resolution Concerning Fiscal Year ("FY") 2022 Annual Action Plan for Housing and Community Development

      4. CB-064-2021- An Act Concerning Solid Waste Stream Analysis

Board of Education
  • Upcoming Meetings:

    1. School to Prison Pipeline Focus Work Group Meeting- September 13, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    2. Policy & Governance Committee Meeting-September 14 at 5:00 pm

    3. Climate Change Action Plan Focus Work Group- September 15, 2021 at 3:30PM

    4. Operations, Budget & Fiscal Affairs Committee Meeting- September 15, 2021 at 5PM


Alexandria City

Alexandria City Council

Board of Education

  • No meetings

Arlington County

Arlington County Board

Arlington County School Board

Fairfax County

Fairfax County Council
Fairfax County School Board


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