Archive for January, 2020

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Special RCA Meeting: Thrive Montgomery 2050

WHEN: Thursday, January 9th, 8pm
WHERE: Veirs Mill Park Activity Building, 4425 Garrett Park Road
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Please join the RCA on Thursday, January 9th at the Veirs Mill Park Activity Building (4425 Garrett Park Road) for a special General Meeting to discuss and develop a community position on Thrive Montgomery 2050 ( Thrive Montgomery 2050 is a future General Plan. General Plans include long-term vision with broad policies that will guide future, more detailed land use planning, public investments in infrastructure and communities, amenities, and private development.

Montgomery County Planning has provided a toolkit called a Meeting-in-a-Box ( for civic associations like the RCA to provide targeted feedback to help inform and shape the Thrive Montgomery 2050 plan. We will follow the County’s suggested meeting format. We plan to discuss the RCA community’s priorities related to equity, environment, economy, transportation, housing, parks and open space, design, arts, and culture, and our overall top priorities among the aforementioned categories.

After the conclusion of the RCA General Meeting, the RCA intends to combine all community input and submit comments on Thrive Montgomery 2050 on behalf of our community. If you would like to provide input to the RCA but are unable to attend, feel free to email your priorities directly to by January 20, 2020. Individuals can also submit their own comments (