Public Forum Planned to Address Home Improvement Issues
Montgomery County’s Advisory Committee on Consumer Protection will host a public forum that will examine home improvement issues, with topics covering everything from avoiding scams to state licensing requirements. The forum will be held on Wednesday, June 20 from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Council Office Building, 100 Maryland Ave., First Floor Auditorium, Rockville. Montgomery County Council Member Nancy Floreen will give introductory remarks.
Entitled, “Improve Your Home Improvement Experience,” the free forum will be moderated by Eric Friedman, director, Office of Consumer Protection (OCP). He will lead a discussion with experts on home improvements, including Marceline White, executive director of the Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition; Steven Smitson, executive director of the Maryland Home Improvement Commission (a division of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation); the Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services; and the Nati ...more