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County Executive to Host Budget Forum in Germantown

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will host a budget forum, in Germantown on Monday, Jan. 29 at the BlackRock Center for Arts, located at 12901 Town Commons Drive. The forum will begin at 7:00 pm. This is will be the fourth of five budget forums the County Executive will hold throughout the county in January. Residents are invited to attend and provide input about priorities for the Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget.

“Public forums are the residents’ opportunity to tell me what is important to them as I prepare next year’s operating budget for submission to the County Council on March 15,” said Leggett. “Input from residents for the FY19 budget is crucial in helping me determine the County’s budget priorities.”

Additional forums in other areas of the county are have been taking place throughout the county. Another budget forum will take place this Wednesday, Jan 24 at the Mid-County Community Center in Silver Spring. Two additional budget forums will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at the Silver Spring Civic Building and another on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at the Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center in Silver Spring.

The County Executive announces his Recommended Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget on March 15. The County Council approves the operating budget at the end of May. Join Montgomery County’s conversation about the FY19 Operating Budget on social media and help raise awareness by using #MontCoFY19budgetforum.

Sign language interpreter services will be provided only upon request with notice as far in advance as possible, but no less than 72 hours prior to the event. If these or other services or aids are needed to participate in this activity, call 240-777-6507, TTY 240-773-3556.