July 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Leventhal Addresses FY 16 Savings Plan in Memo to Councilmembers

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal transmitted a memo to the County Council today about County Executive Ike Leggett’s recommended $51 million fiscal year 2016 savings plan. “In my view, a savings plan is needed now, at the start of FY 16, because there have been major changes in the county’s revenue picture since May […]

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July 10, 2015 | Aline Barros

Leggett Proposes Cuts on the Approved FY16 Budget

County Executive Isiah Leggett is recommending cuts on the FY16 Operating Budget- all part of a savings plan that could impact Montgomery College, Montgomery County Public Schools and other agencies. On July 9, he proposed $50 million in cuts on a budget of approximately $4 billion for the fiscal year that began on July 1, […]

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June 9, 2015 | Staff Writer

photo of Larry Bowers who will serve as acting superintendent following Joshua Starr's resignation effective Feb. 16, 2015

MCPS Interim Superintendent Recommends Staffing Cuts and More

Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers is recommending that Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) eliminate hundreds of positions, delay further implementation of a districtwide technology initiative, and make several other reductions to close a $53 million budget shortfall for next school year. The Montgomery County Board of Education will consider the recommendations at a meeting on Tuesday, […]

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March 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

BOE President Pat O’Neill’s Message to Parents and Students (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Board of Education President Patricia O’Neill says parents and staff need to know that local leaders are doing the best they can for students in Montgomery County.

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