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Council Taking Look at Police Body Cameras, MCPS Funding at Budget Session Today

The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to hold a budget meeting today and on the agenda are the budgets of the Montgomery County School System and the county’s police department.county council

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.


Krista Brick

About Krista Brick

Krista Brick is a multi-media journalist with Montgomery Community Media.


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