How we can make MoCo more affordable

Hans Riemer Environment, Infrastructure, Seniors, Transportation

Dear resident, In my conversations with Montgomery County voters, one issue stands out as a concern for people from many communities: Montgomery County is an expensive place to live. How many retirees could afford to buy the house they live in? How many young people can afford a first home here? These are serious issues for us because we want to …

Constituent Services: An Important Responsibility for County Council Members

Hans Riemer Infrastructure

If you are reading this, you probably already know that the County Council is the legislative branch of Montgomery County government.  The Council approves an annual budget of over $5 Billion and addresses issues such as education, transportation, public safety and economic development for over one million County residents. From my eight years on the Council, I have learned that …