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Montgomery College Board of Trustees

Public Participation

Public Comments at Board Meetings
Each open meeting of the Board includes a public comments period in which citizens, group representatives, faculty, staff, or students may make a statement regarding an item on a past or present Board agenda, or any matter relating to the Board's discharge of its educational and financial responsibilities for the College.

Persons speaking before the Board have four minutes for comments. The Board’s bylaws allow a total of 16 minutes for speakers at each public meeting. The Board can vote to extend time beyond 16 minutes by a two-thirds majority. 

Persons wishing to speak may sign up with the Board of Trustees Office at 240-567-5272 or at the email listed below no less than seven days before the public session. An electronic or hard copy of testimony must be provided to the Board of Trustees by 6:30 p.m. on the evening of the open meeting.

Written comments to the Board may be addressed to:
Board of Trustees Office
Montgomery College
9221 Corporate Boulevard
Rockville, Maryland 20850

E-mail communications to the Board of Trustees should be addressed to:

Public Hearings
The Board of Trustees seeks community recommendations and views in hearings on specific issues, such as the budget.  Announcements of opportunities for public input are made through the Board's website.

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