MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND

Origin: Created from Frederick County by resolve of the Constitutional Convention of 1776, Montgomery County was named for Revolutionary War General Richard Montgomery (1738-1775). Born in Swords, County Dublin, Ireland, General Montgomery died leading Continental forces against Quebec.

Population (1990 Census): 757,027
Form of Government: Charter since 1948
County Seat: Rockville, MD 20850


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Executive Branch

Judicial Branch

Legislative Branch

Municipalities

Organizational Chart

U.S. Government Agencies


LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

COUNTY COUNCIL

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms:
Isiah Leggett (D), At Large, President (chosen by Council, 1-year term), 1998
Betty Ann Krahnke (R), District 1, 1998
Nancy H. Dacek (R), District 2, 1998
William E. Hanna, Jr. (D), District 3, 1998
Marilyn J. Praisner (D), District 4, 1998
Derick P. Berlage (D), District 5, 1998
Gail H. Ewing (D), At Large, 1998
Neal Potter (D), At Large, 1998
Michael L. Subin (D), At Large, 1998

Meetings: Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m.

Council Office Building
100 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 217-7900
e-mail:
county.council@co.mo.md.us
fax: (301) 217-7989
World Wide Web: http://www.co.mo.md.us/council/council.html


EXECUTIVE BRANCH

COUNTY EXECUTIVE

Elected by Voters to 4-year term:
Douglas M. Duncan (D), County Executive, 1998

Executive Office Building, 2nd floor
101 Monroe St.
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 217-2500
e-mail:
douglas.duncan@co.mo.md.us
fax: (301) 217-2517
TTY: (301) 217-6594
World Wide Web:http://www.co.mo.md.us/government/welcome.html

Community Services
Education
Elections
Environment
Health
Law Offices
Liquor Licensing
Planning
Public Safety


COMMUNITY SERVICES

EDUCATION

ELECTIONS

ENVIRONMENT

HEALTH

LAW OFFICES

LIQUOR LICENSING

PLANNING

PUBLIC SAFETY


JUDICIAL BRANCH

CIRCUIT COURT

Appointed by Governor &/or elected by Voters to 15-year terms (17 Judges):
Paul H. Weinstein, Circuit Administrative Judge & County Administrative Judge, 2003
DeLawrence Beard, Chief Judge, 2001

James C. Chapin, Associate Judge, 2011
D. Warren Donohue, Associate Judge, 2009
Vincent E. Ferretti, Jr., Associate Judge, 2005
Ann S. Harrington, Associate Judge, 2009
Martha G. Kavanaugh, Associate Judge, 2011
Michael D. Mason, Associate Judge, 2011
Paul A. McGuckian, Associate Judge, 2005
J. James McKenna, Associate Judge, 2001
S. Michael Pincus, Associate Judge, 2009
Nelson W. Rupp, Jr., Associate Judge, 1998
James L. Ryan, Associate Judge, 2007
Louise G. Scrivener, Associate Judge, 2011
Durke G. Thompson, Associate Judge, 2011
William P. Turner, Associate Judge, 2009
one vacancy

Judicial Center
50 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 217-7405
World Wide Web: http://www.co.mo.md.us/judicial/

DISTRICT COURT

Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year terms (12 Judges):
Cornelius J. Vaughey, District Administrative Judge, 2004

Thomas L. Craven, Associate Judge, 2004
Patricia M. Goldberg, Associate Judge, 2007
Barry A. Hamilton, Associate Judge, 1998
Louis D. Harrington, Associate Judge, 2002
Eric M. Johnson, Associate Judge, 1998
Mary Beth McCormick, Associate Judge, 2007
Dennis M. McHugh, Associate Judge, 2001
Katherine Dowd Savage, Associate Judge, 2007
Joanne T. Wills, Associate Judge, 2005
Patrick L. Woodward, Associate Judge, 2001
one vacancy

District Court Building
27 Courthouse Square
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 279-1551
World Wide Web: http://www.co.mo.md.us/judicial/

ORPHANS' COURT

In Montgomery County, Circuit Court judges sit as an orphans' court.

Judicial Center
50 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 217-7150

Maryland Counties


Maryland Manual On-Line

 Maryland Manual On-Line, 1998

July 10, 1998   
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