*The school board will receive $476.1 million, an increase of 9 percent or $39 million over this year.

*The Montgomery budget adds $4.4 million to the county's human services, with the increases divided among residents with special needs, children, the elderly and housing.

*An additional $2 million will go to the county's new Department of Addiction, Victim and Mental Health Systems approved earlier this month. The new department will merge portions of the Health, Social Services and Family Resources departments, with $10.2 million transferred from those agencies to the new one.

*To encourage residents to use transit services, about $1.4 million is in the budget to be spent for Ride-On bus service along the I-270 and Rte. 29 corridors.

*The county's recreation department received $12.7 million, an increase of 16 percent over this year's budget. The increased monies will continue funding for the planned Regional Indoor Swim Center in Bethesda and expand programs for the elderly and handicapped residents of group homes.

*The police department will receive an additional $3.8 million for 23 new officers for a total budget of $59 million. The crossing guard system, which the council had considered changing to save money, will remain the same with guards hired by the police department instead of from an outside contractor.

*Seventeen positions and $1.7 million in additional funds will go to the fire department. The budget will total $36 million.

*Twenty new park positions, including four police officers, horticulturists, naturalists, park maintenance workers and automobile maintenance workers, were added.