Archive for March 2018

“MoCo Establishment Growth is Almost Last in the Region”

From an article by David Lublin in The Seventh State (March 29, 2018); “Between 2011 and 2016, the [Washington] region’s 24 local jurisdictions collectively recorded a net gain of 13,939 establishments.  D.C. and Fairfax County added more than 3,000 each.  MoCo had a net gain of 6.  Not 600 or 60.  SIX.” Read the complete…

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Next Meeting: Monday, April 9, 2018 – 7:30 – 9:30 pm

 Montgomery County Taxpayers League  in partnership with  Montgomery County Civic Federation   Monday, April 9, 2018  –  7:30 – 9:30 pm Lobby Level Auditorium, Executive Office Building 101 Monroe Street, Rockville, MD 20850 PLEASE NOTE NEW TIME AND VENUE Free and open to the public                                        …

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“The Top 20 Highest-Paid Montgomery County Employees in 2017”

From Bethesda Beat March 16, 2018: “Twelve of the top 20 highest-paid Montgomery County government employees in 2017 were firefighters…. In 2017, there were 33 firefighters among the 50 employees who made more than $200,000….Two firefighters—captains Raymond Sanchez and Patrick Stanton—have been among the top 15 highest paid county employees since 2014. In those four…

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State Report Blast Dept. of Assessment and Taxation

A just-released 49-page fiscal compliance audit report on the operations of the State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) has found the state is foregoing millions in property tax revenue because of inefficient assessments. “According to DAT’s records, only 275,461 of the 676,066 residential real properties (that is, 41 percent) that were to be reassessed…

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