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(UPDATE) Elrich to Hold First of Five FY20 Operating Budget Forums Jan. 16

For Immediate Release: Monday, January 14, 2019

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is holding the first of five budget forums on Wednesday, Jan. 16, to seek input from residents about Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) Operating Budget priorities.  The forum will begin at 7 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring .   

“It is very important for me to hear from the public as we prepare the budget,” said Elrich. “I invite residents, our business community and nonprofit representatives to attend any of the upcoming budget forums to let me know your priorities.” 

Additional FY20 Operating Budget forums are scheduled as follows:

The County Executive will announce his Recommended FY20 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

Join Montgomery County’s conversation about the FY20 Operating Budget on social media and help raise awareness by using #MoCoBudget20.

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Release ID: 19-002
Media Contact: Ohene Gyapong 240-777-6507