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Board of Trustees of Montgomery College

BOT October 2022

Welcome

The Board of Trustees of Montgomery College is the institution's legal governing body and is comprised of ten community individuals who are appointed by the governor. 

The board derives its authority from Title 16 of the Education Article of the Annotated Code of the Public General Laws of Maryland, which provides the legal basis for the control and administration of Maryland's community colleges. The board conducts its meetings in accordance with the Maryland Open Meetings Act using the Robert's Rules of Order for the parliamentary procedure of meetings. 

The Board of Trustees exercises general control over the College. It is empowered:

  • to establish the salaries and tenure of the president, faculty, and other employees;
  • to acquire and dispose of property;
  • to arrange for cooperative use of facilities with the Board of Education;
  • to apply for and receive gifts and grants;
  • to establish entrance requirements and approve offerings consisting of two-year transfer programs, career/technical programs, and continuing education programs;
  • to set student tuition and fees;
  • to sue and be sued;
  • to solicit bids and make contracts; and
  • to enter into collective bargaining agreements with duly elected bargaining agents of College faculty and staff.

For more information: Board of Trustees Bylaws (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window)  

Upcoming Monthly Meeting 

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

  • 5:00 p.m. Conference Session|AGENDA (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window)
    • for audio only, please call 1-301-715-8592; meeting ID: 986 6365 8442
    • click herenew window to join via Zoom: meeting ID: 986 6365 8442
  • 6:00 p.m. Public Vote to go into Closed Session
    • for audio only, please call 1-301-715-8592; meeting ID: 953 9283 2348
    • click here new windowto join via Zoom: meeting ID: 953 9283 2348
  • 6:45 p.m.  Public Meeting  and Hearing of the Proposed FY24 Operating Budget|AGENDA (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window)
    • register by Wednesday, January 18 to speak at public hearing
    • see "Communicating with the Board" for more information
    • for audio only, please call 1-301-715-8592; meeting ID: 948 5157 0184
    • click herenew window to join via Zoom: meeting ID: 948 5157 0184

Board of Trustees Information

Board Meetings and Agendas 

Prior to public sessions, the board typically meets in closed session to discuss one or more of the topics set forth in General Provisions Article 3-305(b) of the Maryland Code. Although members of the public are excluded from closed sessions, all closed sessions begin with a brief public session to vote on a motion to close.

Members of the public may attend and observe the vote of the board to move into closed session at the time, date, and place specified.

  • At least two weeks prior to the board meeting, individuals who need accommodations for a disability, please emailnew window
  • For location and directions about scheduled meetings on site: Central  Services Building Mapnew window

    Board of Trustees | Montgomery College 
    Central  Services Building (CT) | Suite S108
    9221 Corporate Boulevard
    Rockville, Maryland 20850
Communicating with the Board

The Board of Trustees has opportunities wherein it seeks community views on specific issues, such as the budget. Announcements of such opportunities are available on the board's website.

The Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing of the proposed FY24 operating budget on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at 6:45 p.m.  

If you would like to provide comments regarding the budget at this meeting,  please email the Board of Trustees by Wednesday, January 18

The Board of Trustees also invites written communication, which may be addressed to:

Board of Trustees | Montgomery College--
9221 Corporate Boulevard
Rockville, Maryland 20850

Or

Email communications to the Board of Trustees | Emailnew window 

Legal Notice of Meetings

Pursuant to General Provisions article 3-302 of the Maryland Code, the Board of Trustees of Montgomery College, a public body, shall give reasonable advance notice of open meetings. Whenever reasonable, a notice under this section shall be in writing, include the date, time, and place of the sessions; and if appropriate, include a statement that a part or all of a meeting may be conducted in closed session.

The public is encouraged to check this website for the notice of Board of Trustees meetings. Click here (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window) to view the latest statement to close a meeting. 

IN COMPLIANCE WITH GENERAL PROVISIONS ARTICLE 3-302 OF THE MARYLAND CODE, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC OF THE FOLLOWING: 

January Public Meeting

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

  • 5:00 p.m. Conference Session|AGENDA (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window)
    • for audio only, please call 1-301-715-8592; meeting ID: 986 6365 8442
    • click herenew window to join via Zoom: meeting ID: 986 6365 8442
  • 6:00 p.m. Public Vote to go into Closed Session
    • for audio only, please call 1-301-715-8592; meeting ID: 953 9283 2348
    • click herenew window to join via Zoom: meeting ID: 953 9283 2348
  • 6:45 p.m.  Public Meeting  and Hearing of the Proposed FY24 Operating Budget|AGENDA (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window)
    • register by Wednesday, January 18 to speak at public hearing
    • see "Communicating with the Board" for more information
    • for audio only, please call 1-301-715-8592; meeting ID: 948 5157 0184
    • click herenew window to join via Zoom: meeting ID: 948 5157 0184

Lily Lee
Manager, Board Operations and Services
January 18, 2023

2022 – 2023 | Schedule of Upcoming Meetings 

The Board of Trustees will hold their monthly meetings 

2022 | September – December 
  • Monday, September 19 | AGENDA (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window)
  • Monday, October 17 |AGENDA (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window)
  • Monday, November 14 | AGENDA (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window)
  • Monday, December 12 | AGENDA (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window)   
2023 | January – June
  • Wednesday, January 25 | AGENDA (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window)
  • Monday, February 20 | Agenda 
  • Wednesday, March 22 | Agenda
  • Monday, April 17 | Agenda
  • Monday, May 15 | Agenda 
  • Wednesday, June 21 | Agenda 
2022 – 2023 | Minutes and Resolutions 
2022 | September – December 

Monday, September 19

Monday, October 17

Monday, November 14

Monday, December 12

2023 | January – June 

Wednesday, January 25

  • Record of Resolutions 
  • Official Minutes Pending

Monday, February 20

  • Record of Resolutions 
  • Official Minutes Pending

Wednesday, March 22

  • Record of Resolutions 
  • Official Minutes Pending

Monday, April 17

  • Record of Resolutions 
  • Official Minutes Pending

Monday, May 15

  • Record of Resolutions 
  • Official Minutes Pending

Wednesday, June 21

  • Record of Resolutions 
  • Official Minutes Pending
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