Council Taking Look at Police Body Cameras, MCPS Funding at Budget Session Today
The discussion includes more than $622,000 in funding for body cameras for police. Details about that discussion are here.
The schools’ agenda item can be found here. The County Executive recommended a total of $2,308,702,276 for the MCPS FY16 operating budget, which is an increase of $31.9 million or 1.4 percent over the approved FY15 level. This recommendation represents a decrease of $84.7 million or 3.5 percent from the Board of Education’s request. The County Executive recommended a county contribution of $1.463 billion, which is the required Maintenance of Effort (MOE) funding level for FYI6.
The budget items are on the council’s afternoon agenda which starts at 1:30 p.m. You can find the full agenda here.