Next KMCA General Meeting – Thursday 9/14/23 @ 7:30 PM

Dear Kemp Mill Neighbor,
You are invited to the Kemp Mill Civic Association’s quarterly meeting which will be held Thursday September 14 at Kemp Mill Elementary School from 7:30pm-9:00pm.  An agenda for the meeting is below.  I look forward to seeing you there!

Jules Szanton 
President, KMCA 


Kemp Mill Civic Association Quarterly Meeting Agenda

September 14, 2023; 7:30 pm
Kemp Mill Elementary School

  • 7:30 pm: Administrative Matters
    • Call to order
    • Adoption of agenda/previous minutes
    • Treasurer’s report: Balance of funds and membership numbers
  • 7:35 pm: Election for Board Vacancy
    • The KMCA Board nominates past president Alan Felsen for a Board vacancy
    • Request for additional nominations from the floor
    • Statements from candidates (if needed)
    • Vote
  • 7:40 pm: Public Safety Update
    • Invited Speaker: Lt. Douglas Cobb, Montgomery County Police Department
      to discuss MCPD’s efforts to combat property crime in our neighborhood and across Montgomery County. Kemp Mill and the surrounding area has faced a surge of car break-ins, car thefts/joyriding, porch piracy, and shoplifting from businesses at the Kemp Mill Shopping Center. We will discuss steps MCPD is taking to combat this. In particular, we will discuss the new County program to offer rebates for private security cameras in select neighborhoods.
    • Q&A with KMCA members.
  • 8:15 pm: Proposal from Landscaping Committee
    • Landscaping Committee Chair Pete Lublin will propose changes to the Kemp Mill Urban Park to reduce litter, fix pond water levels, and make other needed changes.
    • If adopted by the membership, these proposed changes will reflect KMCA’s
      official position and will be a basis for discussions with County officials.
  • 8:30 pm: Proposal from President
    • KMCA President Jules Szanton will discuss a proposal to sponsor recurring Volunteer Cleanup Days at Kemp Mill Urban Park and other neighborhood parks and playgrounds. Will discuss a plan for:
      • Insurance.
      • Supplies needed
      • Food/giveaways as an incentive for volunteer
      • If adopted by the membership, funding will be authorized for this project.
      • Additionally, KMCA will apply for a grant from the Clean Water Montgomery Grant Program administered by the Montgomery County DEP.
  • 8:40pm: Committee Updates
  • 8:50pm: Announcements/New Business
  • 9:00pm: Adjourn