Proposed midyear budget cuts

Friday, January 8, 2010

Here are some of the $70 million in midyear cuts proposed Thursday for the $4.47 billion budget that Montgomery County passed last year.

Trims:

Montgomery County government: $40.8 million

Montgomery public schools: $22 million

Montgomery College: $3.6 million

Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission: $3.8 million

Reductions in selected government departments (and percentage of department's total):

Police: $6.9 million (2.8 percent)

Health and Human Services: $2 million (1 percent)

Public libraries: $1 million (2.9 percent)

Fire: $2.3 million (1.2 percent)

County Council: $266,000 (2.9 percent)


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