Montgomery County: 
Sustainable Community

Montgomery County Maryland 
Located adjacent to our nation's capital, Montgomery County is Maryland's most populous county  and was formed in 1776. The county was named after General Richard Montgomery, who was the first general to give his life fighting for American Independence during the Revolutionary War. 

Getting STAR Certified 

The STAR Community Rating System (STAR) is the nation’s leading comprehensive framework and certification program for evaluating local sustainability, encompassing economic, environmental, and social performance measures.  Local leaders use the rating system’s evaluation measures to assess their current level of sustainability, set targets for moving ahead, and measure progress along the way.

The Framework