Montgomery County Council Approves County’s $5.6 billion Operating Budget and $4.5 billion six-year Capital Budget; Prioritizes Education and Public Safety

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Montgomery County Council Approves County’s $5.6 billion Operating Budget and $4.5 billion six-year Capital Budget; Prioritizes Education and Public Safety

The Montgomery County Council has approved the County’s $5.6 billion Fiscal Year(FY) 2019 Operating Budget, the FY19 Capital Budget and the FY19-24 Capital Improvements Program (CIP).  The Council approved a $4.5 billion FY19-24 CIP to fund school construction, infrastructure improvements and community projects. 

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County Executive Ike Leggett Vetoes Line-Item in the Capital Improvement Budget

For the first time in his nearly 12 years as County Executive, Ike Leggett has vetoed a line-item appropriation of the Capital Improvement budget approved by County Council.

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League of Women Voters Presents Voters’ Guide 2018 Primary Election         

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County Voters’ Guide is now available.

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Senior Safety Forum in Recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

On Thursday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the County will hold its 8th annual Senior Safety Forum in recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. 

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Heritage Days Return to Montgomery County

Heritage Days, a countywide festival featuring programs and activities for people of all ages and interests, takes place on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday. June 24 from noon to 4 p.m. 

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Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation is Now Hiring

The Montgomery County Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (DOCR) is now hiring for various correctional/public safety positions. 

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The Atlantic Hurricane and Summer Storm Season has Begun

“When thunder roars, go indoors!” The Atlantic Hurricane and Summer Storm season began June 1 and runs through November.

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Health Officials Urge Residents to Take Steps to Protect Against West Nile and Zika Virus; Reduce Mosquitoes — Get Rid of Breeding Sites

Health officials urge residents to protect themselves against mosquito bites. 

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Award-winning Author Dinaw Mengestu Joins the Contemporary Conversations@ MCPL Series and Big Read Montgomery

Award-winning author and MacArthur Foundation Fellow Dinaw Mengestu is the featured speaker for Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) Contemporary Conversations and Big Read Montgomery event. 

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Montgomery County to Host 22nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration with a Barbecue, Entertainment and Award Ceremony

The County’s 22nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration is coming up on Friday, June 15.

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Office of Consumer Protection Warns Residents to Avoid Purchasing from Door-to-Door Meat Vendors

The County’s Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) warns residents to be wary of purchasing meat from a salesperson who comes knocking at your door. 

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Montgomery County’s Liquor Control Improves Online Ordering Platform 

The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control improved its online ordering platform.

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Montgomery County Council Approves $5.3 Million Budget for the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Council approved more than $5.3 million for the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC) to use to fund arts and humanities throughout the county.

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