capital budget

October 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Superintendent Suggesting Changes to Schools’ Capital Budget

School Superintendent Jack Smith has unveiled his capital budget for next year, which includes money for growth, school security and career readiness programs. Smith was to make the request to the Montgomery County Board of Education at its meeting Monday night. We talked with Montgomery County Public Schools spokesman Derek Turner about the request:

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April 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Riemer Meets the Media

Montgomery Council President Hans Riemer talked to reporters Monday about the fiscal 2019 budget, an effort to provide legal representation to low-income immigrants who face deportation, STEM instruction at the KID Museum, the Costco suit and the capital budget reconciliation.

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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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