Morning Notes

Bethesda Row parking sign

County Looking For Citizens Advisory Board Members — There are seven vacancies on the Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board, a group of 19 members representing Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomac, Kensington, North Bethesda and Rockville that advises county government on community needs. The application deadline is April 3. [Montgomery County Boards, Committees and Commissions]

Somerset’s All-Female Town Council — Some members of the all-female Town Council of Somerset are preparing for an unopposed run at re-election. The small town of just more than 1,200 near the D.C. line has been deemed one of the smartest in the nation, at least going by the percentage of residents with degrees. [The Gazette]

Council vs. School Board Tension Comes To Forefront During Budget Season — A report this week that showed a widening achievement gap in some areas and the school system’s recommended budget $10 million over the maintenance of effort law has exposed some cracks in the relationship between the Board of Education and County Council. [Washington Post]

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