Monday, January 28, 2013
Have your say in Montgomery County's fiscal year 2014 operating budget tonight.
Montgomery County residents will have the chance to give input into the county’s fiscal year 2014 operating budget today in Bethesda. The budget forum, sponsored by County Executive Ike Leggett, begins at 7 p.m. at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center located at 4805 Edgemoor Ln., Bethesda. Today’s meeting is the third of five residential forums designed to allow community members a say in the county’s annual budget priorities. The next two budget forums will take place Tuesday and on Feb. 4 in Silver Spring.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Challenges loom as state laws on school funding and teacher pensions add to fiscal burdens.
For anyone who has ever taken a look at Montgomery County’s budget—or a tax bill—and wondered: “Where does all the money go?” or “What were they thinking?” Thursday is a chance to get your questions answered. The Montgomery County Council will host a forum on the next county operating budget at 7:30 p.m. in the third floor council hearing room of the Stella B. Werner County Council Building, at 100 Maryland Ave. in Rockville. Can’t make it to the forum? It will be carried live by County Cable Montgomery (Channel 6 on Comcast and RCN, Channel 30 on Verizon) and streamed on the county website at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov. The 90-minute-long forum will include a presentation on the challenges county officials face and time for …