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Montgomery County Maryland

Montgomery County Maryland

Montgomery County Maryland

Montgomery County Government Elrich, County Council President Gabe Albornoz and Councilmembers Tom Hucker and Will Jawando at this time joined with different County officers to unveil considered one of two newly put in “Welcome to Burtonsville” indicators. The County’s Division of Housing and Neighborhood Affairs’ Neighborhood Revitalization Part facilitated set up of the indicators locally within the northeastern a part of the County.

The signal unveiled at this time is situated on the north aspect of Route 198 and within the 15000 block of Outdated Columbia Pike, adjoining to the Burtonsville City Sq. Buying Middle. The opposite signal is situated on the south aspect of Route 198 and in the 3100 block of Spencerville Highway, straight throughout from the Idara Jaferia Islamic Middle.

“These new indicators not solely improve the sense of neighborhood in Burtonsville, but additionally serve to model the realm and assist set up Burtonsville as a fascinating vacation spot within the County,” mentioned County Government Elrich. “Moreover, they’re a reminder of the actually transformative enhancements made to the façades and websites of a number of properties situated alongside Route 198 due to the County’s Façade Enchancment Program. On July 1, we’re launching our new Countywide Façade Enchancment Program. This system makes accessible $3.5 million in funding by way of Fiscal 12 months 2028 to help business property and enterprise house owners in reworking their buildings—like these right here in Burtonsville—with new, visually interesting exteriors.

As a part of the façade enchancment program, DHCA labored with property house owners, together with Katz & Firm Property Administration and Web site Realty, to assist remodel the outdated exteriors and take away prior signage.

“By means of the brand new, Countywide Façade Enchancment Program, DHCA will work with property and enterprise house owners throughout the County to enhance and remodel their properties,” mentioned Aseem Ok. Nigam, director of DHCA. “We’re focusing on preliminary outreach in Glenmont, Hillandale, Layhill, Lengthy Department, Montgomery Village and Wheaton, however will work to reinforce properties in different focused areas all through Montgomery County.”

Property house owners in Burtonsville participated within the County’s Façade Easement program. By means of a contribution of funds as much as 50 % of the price for façade enhancements, this system considerably reworked the looks of buildings and the positioning of the Burtonsville Village Middle and its roughly 20 companies.

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