Montgomery County Council FY-15 Budget Updates

Montgomery County Council FY-15 Budget Updates

The Montgomery County Council met on Thursday, May 15 to deliberate on the FY-15 Montgomery County Operating Budget and the FY 2015-20 Capital Improvements Program. The council came to an unanimous tentative agreement on the Operating Budget for FY-15 and the FY2015-20 CIP.

Some of the key actions to took place that are important for White Flint include:

  •  The approval of the FY 15 Montgomery County Operating Budget of $4.99 billion, which will include funding for the Urban Park Elements.
  • The unanimous tentative agreement on the approval of $4.45 billion of spending in the FY 2015-20 Capital Improvements Program (CIP). This includes the Montrose Parkway East and Chapman Avenue Extension.

The final action and deliberation on the budget will take place this morning, Thursday, May 22nd at 9:30 am. Stay tuned for more information on the final approval of the budget.

Rebecca Hertz

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Rebecca Hertz is the Assistant Executive Director of Friends of White Flint. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in International Development and Social Change from Clark University, Worcester Massachusetts in 2012. She completed her Master’s Degree from Clark University, as well, in Community Development and Planning in 2013. She is interested in how built environments impact the health and growth of communities. Prior to this role, she worked as a youth worker and mentor for several non-profit organizations in Maryland and Massachusetts. She grew up in Rockville, MD and has recently moved back to the region.

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