property tax

February 8, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Council President Roger Berliner Headlines GCAAR Speaker Series (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner headlined the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors (GCAAR) speaker series luncheon on Feb. 8. “They invited me here to share my thoughts on how our county can prosper going forward,” said Berliner. “I hope to assure them that we will, in fact, prosper going forward, and hopefully their […]

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July 1, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, July 1, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Here are five things to know today, July 1st, in Montgomery County: 1. Holiday Closings: Check out the list of what is open and what is closed for the holiday weekend. 2. Holiday Travel: According to AAA, a record number of Americans will be traveling this Independence Day weekend. 3. Fourth of July Celebrations: […]

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June 30, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, June 30, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Here are five things to know today, June 30th, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will announce the latest phase of Campaign to Reduce Pedestrian Safety Collisions in Parking Lots today at 1 p.m. in Silver Spring. 2. The County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy (GO) Committee will meet […]

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April 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen on Budget: “Everything is on the Table” (VIDEO)

At her weekly briefing this week, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen announced that two Council Committees will be studying compensation issues for county employees and Montgomery County Public Schools employees. This review comes as the Council considers a property tax increase as part of its budget deliberations. “Everything is on the table,” Floreen said. […]

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April 5, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Bill to Help Seniors with Property Taxes Introduced by County Council

The Montgomery County Council introduced a bill that would provide seniors with tax relief and assist them with meeting their property tax obligations to the County. According to a news release, the Expedited Bill 10-16 would allow seniors aged 65 and older, with an individual or combined income of $80,000 or less to defer increases […]

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March 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Sidney Katz on Leggett’s Recommended Budget (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz said he has always believed that raising taxes is a last resort. But that doesn’t mean he won’t support County Executive Ike Leggett’s recommended $5.3 billion operating budget, which includes a property tax hike. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video: Katz said that budget decisions are some of […]

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March 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council President Floreen on Executive Leggett’s Recommended Budget (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen describes Executive Isiah Leggett’s recommended fiscal year 2017 operating budget, which includes a property tax hike, as “pretty aggressive.” Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video: Floreen is also encouraging residents to provide input about the proposed budget by sending an email or speaking up at a public […]

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March 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Leggett’s Recommended $5.3 Billion Operating Budget Includes a Property Tax Hike (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett unveiled his proposed fiscal year 2017 operating budget today, and it includes a property tax hike. Leggett said the additional funding is needed for Montgomery County Public Schools and because of the Wynne court case, which, he said, may cost the county up to $50 million in the coming year. […]

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August 2, 2015 | Aline Barros

Leventhal on Agenda When Council Returns in September (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal met with reporters for a news briefing on July 27. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Leventhal talks about upcoming topics when the county council gets back from vacation. Take a look:

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May 22, 2015 | Krista Brick

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Poolesville Increases Tax Rate, Sewer and Water Rate

Poolesville residents will have to pay a slightly higher tax rate next year and an increase of an estimated $4 in the monthly sewer and water user fee. The Poolesville Town Commission this week approved a fiscal year 2016 operating budget of $2.7 million. That budget is built on a property tax rate that has an increase […]

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