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Montgomery County Council VIDEO statements of Councilmembers on Fiscal Year 2018 operating budget agreement

For Immediate Release: Thursday, May 18, 2017


Montgomery County Council reaches

unanimous preliminary agreement on


$5.4 billion operating budget for FY 2018:

VIDEO STATEMENTS OF COUNCILMEMBERS


ROCKVILLE, Md., May 18, 2017—The Montgomery County Council today reached unanimous preliminary agreement on a $5.4 billion County operating budget for Fiscal Year 2018, a 2.7 percent increase over the approved budget for FY 2017. The budget strongly supports Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery College, the County’s public safety programs and the safety net services provided by the County and non-profit organizations.
During today’s discussion on the budget, each of the nine Councilmembers made a statement regarding the budget agreement.

Below are links to each of their statements:


The links:

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The comments of Council President Roger Berliner (length: 9 minutes, 14 seconds):
https://youtu.be/i_KFhCdw_Mo

The comments of Council Vice President Hans Riemer (length: 2 minutes, 52 seconds):
https://youtu.be/t5y1Aqp0rp4

The comments of Councilmember Marc Elrich (length: 10 minutes, 46 seconds):
https://youtu.be/taPFWs87F1c

The comments of Councilmember Nancy Floreen (length: 4 minutes, 36 seconds):
https://youtu.be/lLGfaMn9AgM

The comments of Councilmember Tom Hucker (length: 7 minutes, 22 seconds):
https://youtu.be/pGxjpnHLvsk

The comments of Councilmember Sidney Katz (length: 2 minutes, 52 seconds):
https://youtu.be/LFHc_uyVDSQ

The comments of Councilmember George Leventhal (length: 7 minutes, 20 seconds):
https://youtu.be/KAnn3oNWJfE

The comments of Councilmember Nancy Navarro (length: 4 minutes, 50 seconds):
https://youtu.be/_rOYcSp0TwI

The comments of Councilmember Craig Rice (length: 6 minutes, 58 seconds):
https://youtu.be/ntVn86Nb7t0

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Release ID: 17-175
Media Contact: Neil Greenberger 240-777-7939