Thursday, April 17, 2014

County Executive Craig Proposes Smaller Budget for FY 2015

Cuts for County Departments and Capital Projects, Increases for Schools and Public Safety 
(Bel Air, MD) - - Today Harford County Executive David R. Craig proposed an Operating and Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 with no increase in tax rates and that is 9.8 percent smaller than last year’s budget overall. 
While the General Fund budget decreases by 1.8 percent, funding for the Board of Education, the Sheriff’s Office, and the Humane Society increases.  Appropriations for the Volunteer Fire Service and Harford Community College remain flat, while there are decreases in funding for Pay-as-you-go projects, debt service, and in a number of county departments including the Office of the County Executive. Read more...

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