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Leggett to Hold First of Five FY19 Operating Budget Forums January 8; Residents’ Feedback Crucial in Determining Priorities

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is holding the first of five budget forums on Monday, January 8, to seek input from residents about Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) Operating Budget priorities.  The forum will begin at 7 p.m. at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda. 

“Public forums are for residents’ to tell me what is important to them as I prepare next year’s operating budget for submission to the County Council on March 15,” said Leggett.  “Input from residents for the FY19 budget is crucial in helping me determine the county’s budget priorities.”

Additional forums are scheduled throughout January across the County:

●    Wednesday, January 247 p.m. – FY19 Operating Budget Forum, Mid-County Community Center (for the

       Mid-County Regional Services Center), 2004 Queensguard Road, Silver Spring

●    Monday, January 297 p.m. – FY19 Operating Budget Forum, BlackRock Center for the Arts (for the

       Sidney Kramer Upcounty Regional Services Center), 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown

●    Tuesday, January 307 p.m. – FY19 Operating Budget Forum, Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans

       Place, Silver Spring

●    Wednesday, January 317 p.m. – FY19 Operating Budget Forum, Eastern Montgomery Regional Services

       Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring

 

The County Executive will announce his Recommended FY19 Operating Budget on March 15.  The County Council approves the operating budget at the end of May.  Sign language interpreter services will be provided only upon request with notice as far in advance as possible, but no less than 72 hours prior to the event.  If these or other services or aids are needed to participate in this activity, call 240-777-6507, Maryland Relay 711 or email a request to Karen.falcon@montgomerycountymd.gov.

Join Montgomery County’s conversation about the FY19 Operating Budget on social media and help raise awareness by using #MoCoBudget19.

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Media Contact:  Patrick Lacefield, 240-777-6507

 

Release ID: 17-439
Media Contact: Patrick Lacefield 240-777-6507