Leggett to hold public forums on fiscal 2015 operating budget -- Gazette.Net


Resident input crucial in determining priorities

by Peggy McEwan

Staff Writer

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is sponsoring five budget forums throughout the county during the month of January to seek input from residents about fiscal 2015 operating budget priorities.

All of the forums are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., on the following dates:

-Jan. 6, BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown.

-Jan. 13, Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda.

-Jan. 16, Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring.

-Jan. 27, Mid-County Community Recreation Center, 2004 Queensguard Road, Silver Spring.

-Jan. 29, Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring.

Sign language interpreter services will be provided upon request with notice as far in advance as possible, but 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 240-777-6505 or email a request to karen.falcon@montgomerycountymd.gov.

Leggett is expected to announce his recommended fiscal 2015 operating budget on March 17. The County Council approves the operating budget at the end of May.