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The Montgomery County Sierra Club encourages a plan that would foster a transformation in Chevy Chase Lake that would improve storm water management and increase the tree canopy.
November 2, 2012
The Montgomery County Sierra Club raises concerns with Francoise Carrier, Chairman of the Montgomery County Planning Board, regarding proposed changes to the zoning code. We recommend a better intent statement for the Agricultural Reserve zone, increased incentives for more affordable housing, removal of language that reduces the legal basis of master plans, restrict floating zones to properties recommended in master plans, and slow down and examine the process of converting new zones.
September 25, 2012
The Montgomery County, Great Falls and Mount Vernon Groups of the Sierra Club have concerns about the number of sites selected as centers for
transit-oriented development and the poor quality of some of the named centers in the Council of Governments' "Activity Centers Strategic Implementation Plan."
September 12, 2012
The Montgomery County and Great Falls Groups of the Sierra Club request that the Montgomery County Council and Fairfax County Board of
Supervisors include transit options beyond widening of the American Legion Bridge. We urge that a separate rail-only bridge be considered with light rail connecting the Bethesda, Tyson's
Corner and Dunn Loring metro stations.
August 21, 2012
The Stormwater Partners Network, of which, the Montgomery County Sierra Club is a member, requests that County Executive Leggett make a
public statement this summer that reaffirms his support for the majority recommendations of the Working Group for a limited amendment to the Clarksburg Master Plan,
in order to protect Ten Mile Creek in Clarksburg.
July 6, 2012
The Washington, D.C. and Montgomery County Chapters of the Sierra Club oppose the proposal by Costco to build the largest gas station in
Montgomery County within a few hundred feet of homes and recreational facilities and near a school for children with severe to profound disabilities.
May 2, 2012
The Montgomery County Sierra Club encourages the County Council to use the County's constrained budget to fund smart growth and transit rather than projects that continue road expansions and interchanges.
February 14, 2012
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