March 16, 2016


MCPS Spending Increases $136 million, BOE Says: Thanks But It’s Not Enough​


County Executive Ike Leggett has proposed the largest property tax increase in eight years while unveiling his Fiscal Year 2017 Recommended Operating Budget yesterday.

   The $5.3 billion proposed budget for the year beginni...

July 6, 2015

Last week, the Montgomery County Council approved County Executive Ike Leggett’s plan to privatize the County Department of Economic Development. It is hoped that the move will boost business attraction and retention and strengthen the growth of good jobs in the County.

   The bill, which was approve...

June 17, 2015

The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved the appointment of four county wide department heads.  

      In May, County Executive Ike Leggett announced that he would appoint Scott E. Goldstein as the new fire chief, Robert L. Green as head of the Department of Correction and Rehabilitation, C...

May 22, 2015


Yesterday, the Montgomery County Council adopted a $5.08 billion total County operating budget for Fiscal Year 2016. The budget reflects a 1.7 percent increase over the approved budget for FY 2015.

   “This budget effectively addresses the top priority concerns of County residents while holding the...

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