- September 29, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
The border of the Silver Spring Business Improvement District
Montgomery County government
The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday voted 8-1 to override County Executive Marc Elrich’s veto of legislation that creates a business improvement district for downtown Silver Spring, aimed at giving business owners more control over marketing and promotion.
The Silver Spring Urban District, one of three in the county, currently handles marketing and promotions. The county funds the urban district through a tax assessed on properties in densely populated, unincorporated areas. That money funds services such as streetscaping, public amenities, and…