Potomac Brief: Residents Can Help Set County Budget Priorities

Potomac Brief: Residents Can Help Set County Budget Priorities

Five budget forums scheduled.

Five Montgomery County budget forums in January seek input from residents about Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget priorities. The first forum will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 6 at the Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring.

Additional forums in other areas of the county are scheduled throughout January:

  • Monday, Jan. 11, Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 20, Silver Spring Regional Services Center, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring.

  • Thursday, Jan. 21, Mid-County Community Recreation Center, 2004 Queensguard Road, Silver Spring

  • Monday, Jan. 25, BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown.

Sign language interpreter services will be provided upon request with notice 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, TTY 240-773-3556 or email a request to Karen.falcon@montgomerycountymd.gov.

The County Executive’s Recommended FY17 Operating Budget will be released on March 15. The County Council approves the operating budget at the end of May.

To join Montgomery County’s conversation about the FY17 Operating Budget on social media and help raise awareness, use #MontCoFY17budgetforum.