capital budget

February 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Riemer Meets the Media

In his regular meeting with members of the media, Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer discusses a tax study performed by the Maryland Comptroller’s Office, a bill that could threaten local governments’ ability to regulate small cell antennas, the council’s work on the capital budget and economic development for breweries. Two Metro topics also came […]

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January 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Leggett Releases Six-Year Capital Budget Totaling $4.5 Billion

County Executive Ike Leggett unveiled his six-year capital budget, which would spend $4.5 billion on county projects, including school construction, transportation improvements and affordable housing. Montgomery County Public Schools would receive $1.75 billion; the school system had requested $1.83 billion. “We’ll go back and look at that, because we’re learning of this at the same […]

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January 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Jan. 16 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Tuesday, Jan. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Capital Budget: County Executive Ike Leggett discusses his capital budget at a press conference at 11 a.m. 2. Meet the Media: County Council President Hans Riemer holds his regular meeting with the media today at 12:30 p.m. in the Council Office Building. […]

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November 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 13 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Action: County Council President Roger Berliner meets with the media at 11 a.m. The counci’s Education Committee meets at 2 p.m. to discuss school system performance tracking. 2. County Executive Action: Executive Ike Leggett signs the legislation raising the county’s minimum wage […]

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October 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

MCPS Superintendent Recommends a $1.818 Billion Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2019

To address overcrowding and aging facilities, Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith is recommending $1.818 billion for the Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget and the FY 2019-2024 Capital Improvements Program (CIP). His recommendation is $74 million more than the approved CIP. In a letter addressed to the Board of Education on Oct. 23, […]

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January 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

WSSC Proposes Rate Hike, Public Hearing Set for Feb. 1 in Rockville

Montgomery County residents are invited to a Feb. 1st public hearing to weigh in on the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s (WSSC) proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Operating and Capital Budget of $1.4 billion. The proposed budget is $10.8 million more than the utility’s FY17 Approved Budget, and includes a combined 3.5 percent average increase in water […]

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January 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett Releases His Recommended FY 18 Capital Budget

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has released his recommended Fiscal Year 2018 Capital Budget and amendments to the six-year FY 17-22 Capital Improvements Program (CIP). The budget recommends over $2 billion for education, including $1.73 billion for the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), the highest funding level ever provided, as well as $332 million for […]

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