Archive for November 29th, 2011
On November 29, 2011, Montgomery County's Office of Legislative Oversight released report number 2012-2, which was a detailed look at Category 12 of the budget of the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS).
"The primary expenditures in Category 12 are funding for employee benefits such as reitrement, health insurance, and social secuirty…
"From FY03 to FY12, Category 12 expenditures increased by 101% while total MCPS operating expenditures increased by about 57% (from $1.29 billion to $2.03 billion) during the same period.
"As a result, Category 12 expenditures as a percent of total MCPS operating expenditures have increased from 18% in FY03 to 23% in FY12."
Read the full report.
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From the Washington Post of November 28, 2011:
“It’s critical to taxpayers, to public safety and to the health of the [Montgomery County Police] department that a sensible balance be restored to labor relations within the police force. That’s why Montgomery’s elected officials, from County Executive Isiah Leggett (D) on down, must actively campaign against the union’s attempt to resurrect an abused, abusive and lopsided bargaining regime. ”
Read the full story at the Washington Post.