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Public Hearing on Ten Mile Creek Development plan

  • 09/10/2013
  • 4:00 PM
  • Royce Hanson Park next to the Planning Board - 8787 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring


FLYER Save Ten Mile Creek Coalition 8.13.pdf

ACTION ALERT:  Save our Region's Clean Drinking Water Supply!

* WRITE - today through September 9th to the Planning Board Chair.

* RALLY - at the Planning Board (Royce Hanson Park) Sept. 10th,  4 pm.

* TESTIFY - at the Planning Board Sept. 10th,  6 pm ~ 10pm.


Please, if you are planning to attend the rally and the hearing RSVP to Violet Tsagkas via email at or via phone at 917-362-2262.


Dear Friends,

 On September 10th, the Montgomery County Planning Board will hold its final public hearing on the Ten Mile Creek Limited Master Plan Amendment, and it will make a decision on the staff recommendation for this Plan.

This plan is unacceptable because it will allow development to degrade Ten Mile Creek and thus further pollute Little Seneca Reservoir - crucial parts of our region's drinking water supply.

In order to protect Ten Mile Creek and our drinking water supply, you are urged to WRITE, RALLY, AND TESTIFY.

 ------------------------- WRITE ---------------------------

WRITE an email to the Planning Chair today.

Below is a sample email to send to Chair Carrier. Please put the letter in your own words, adding your own perspective on this issue! Below is Chair Carrier's email address.

Chair Francoise Carrier

Montgomery County Planning Board

22 August 2013

Dear Chair Carrier,


Ten Mile Creek is a crucial part of the drinking water supply for 3 million people in the Greater Washington Region. Development plans now being considered by the Planning Board would add more than 100 acres of hard impervious surfaces to this fragile watershed. We ask you to put the right kind of development-including transit-where it’s needed in Clarksburg Town Center, not in Ten Mile Creek where development would degrade water quality. Please ensure full protection of Ten Mile Creek, as you and your staff devise the Clarksburg Stage 4 Limited Master Plan Amendment for Ten Mile Creek.



[Your name & address]

 --------------------- RALLY -------------------------------------

Tuesday September 10, 2013 - 4 pm to 5:30 pm.


Royce Hanson Park next to the Planning Board - 8787 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring

Flyer attached.

FLYER Save Ten Mile Creek Coalition 8.13.pdf

 ---------------TESTIFY or Submit Written Testimoy--------------------

Tuesday September 10, 2013 - 6 pm to about 10 pm.

TESTIFY AT THE PLANNING BOARD - you are urged to sign up starting on August 30th. Individuals are allowed 3 minutes each for oral testimony and 5 minutes each for organizational representatives.




Save 10 Mile Creek Coalition



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