fiscal 2019 budget

May 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rockville Adopts $136.2 Million Budget; Tax Rate Remains the Same

Rockville’s latest budget means city residents will pay the same property tax rate that they’ve paid for 10 years. The city’s Mayor and Council on Monday approved a $136.2 million fiscal 2019 budget. Fiscal 2019 begins July 1 and ends June 30, 2019. Highlights of the spending plan include: A property tax rate of 29.2 […]

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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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April 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Riemer Meets the Media

Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer meets with reporters to discuss new zoning regs for large companies moving into the county, a new regulation to add clarity to winery regs, the budget and the fate of the old Silver Spring library.

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April 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 9 in Montgomery County

Happy Monday! Here are five things to know today, Monday, April 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Last Tour of Duty: Assistant Chief Luther Reynolds retires today and is accepting the police chief’s position for Charleston, South Carolina. A Gaithersburg native and a Seneca Valley High School graduate, Reynolds was a patrol officer of the police […]

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April 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Council Schedules Public Hearings on Fiscal 2019 Budget Proposal

Five public hearings on County Executive Ike Leggett’s proposed fiscal 2019 budget have been scheduled from April 10 through April 12, according to a  Montgomery County Council statement said Wednesday. More than 150 people are expected to express views about specific items and the general structure of the budget. Leggett presented his recommended operating budget […]

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March 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Riemer: Budget Reflects the Times of ‘Constrained Resources’

Even though Montgomery County Public Schools received all its funding request in County Executive Ike Leggett’s proposed fiscal 2019 budget, Council President Hans Riemer called the spending plan a reflection of an era of “constrained resources.” “This budget reflects the times that we’re in, which is modest growth in revenue even as the economy is […]

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March 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Riemer Meets the Media, March 19

Council President Hans Riemer has his regular meeting with the media. He talks about the budget, small-cell antennas and his hip.

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March 15, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Leggett’s Last County Budget Increases Spending 2 Percent, Cuts Tax Rate 2 Cents

County Executive Ike Leggett unveiled the last budget of his political career Thursday, a $5.56 billion spending plan that funnels $75 million more into the school system, cuts other county spending slightly and offers virtually no property tax increase. Speaking before about 80 to 90 people — mostly county government executives — Leggett warned of […]

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January 8, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Jan. 8 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Monday, Jan. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Evening Commute Challenge: A light wintry mix of rain and sleet is expected to affect the evening commute. 2. Candidates: The Democratic candidates for Montgomery County executive will be part of a forum hosted by Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors in […]

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