Archive for January 2014

Budgetpalooza February 5, 2014

 The Montgomery County Taxpayers League, the Montgomery County Civic Federation and The Parents’ Coalition are sponsoring a “Budgetpalooza” on February 5, 2014 from 7-9 pm at the Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD.  Volunteers will make presentations on each chapter of the Superintendent’s proposed FY 2015 MCPS budget.  Everyone Is welcome.

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MCTL Co-sponsors Hackathon Feb. 8-9

 The Great Montgomery Hackathon, sponsored by the Montgomery County Civic Federation and the Montgomery County Taxpayers League, takes place Saturday and Sunday, February 8-9, 2014.  It will focus on Transit, Demographics and Public Information. It will be held at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814. We’ll be bringing together…

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Questions Sent To Council President Rice In Advance

Questions sent to Mr. Rice in advance of the meeting of Jan. 16, 2014: Topic:   ” The Financial Picture for Montgomery County in 2014″ Speaker:  Craig Rice, President, Montgomery County Council 1. As this is an election year and though fiscal projections for the year, while they have improved, continue to prove challenging, how…

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Proposed FY15 Budget Has $166 Million Gap

  From the County Executive’s proposed FY2015 Budget (p. 16): “However, expenditures are estimated to grow by specific major known commitments of $132 million, illustrating the costs and challenges that exist in the budget, producing a budget gap of $166 million that must be closed by March 15th. “Because of State law requiring a certain…

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“Leggett To Talk Possible Budget Cuts Monday”

From BethesdaNow.com: “County Executive Isiah Leggett will be in Bethesda on Monday to give his annual budget briefing and he won’t have great news. “The operating budget briefing is set for 7 p.m. at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center (4805 Edgemoor Lane) on the second floor.”  Read the full story at BethesdaNow.com    

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