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CECIL TIMES SPECIAL REPORT: County Budget Bleaker Than Rosy Report to County Council; New Executive Faces Fiscal Challenges

November 21, 2016

A CECIL TIMES SPECIAL REPORT NEWS ANALYSIS Cecil County’s fiscal picture looked rosier than expected recently as county finance officials presented a detailed accounting of the recently completed budget year and projected a positive forecast for the rest of the current fiscal year. But buried in the numbers were enough caveats and concerns to...
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Cecil CO Budget: Moore’s Last Plan Boosts Employee Pay, Limits School Spending Rise, Taxes Stable; But Reserve Funds Raided Again

April 3, 2016

NEWS ANALYSIS In her last budget as Cecil County Executive, Tari Moore—who is not running for re-election– does more of the same: draining reserve funds, accumulated over many years by past County Commissioners to protect the county against sudden fiscal adversity, in order to pay for her current spending plans. Her latest Fiscal 2017...
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Cecil County Council Fires Shot Across Budget Bow at County Exec On $1.4 Million Extra Spending

February 24, 2015

Members of the Cecil County Council fired shots across the budget bow on Tuesday, warning the County Executive that they expect stronger cost-cutting steps in her new budget to prevent a recurrence of more than $1.4 million in over-budget expenses this year. At issue before the council members at a worksession in Elkton was...
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Posted in Business, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Government, Cecil Times, county commissioner, education, Elkton, politics, Robert Hodge, Sheriff's Department, State's Attorney, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

Cecil County Budget Obstacles: No Pay Raises, Tax Freeze — Landfill Deficit Awaits Action

January 15, 2015

NEWS ANALYSIS The script for a citizens’ “town hall” meeting this week on the upcoming Fiscal 2016 Cecil County budget was much the same as similar sessions in the past: the majority of speakers advocated for public schools and library spending and predict dire consequences if these popular programs do not get what their...
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Posted in Business, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Government, Cecil Times, county commissioner, Elections, Elkton, governor, Martin O'Malley, politics, Sheriff's Department, Ted Kolodzey | 13 Comments »

Cecil County Budget: Citizens’ Panel Proposes Cuts, $ Freeze in Schools, Public Safety; Warns Against Raiding Reserve Funds

May 6, 2014

A citizen’s budget advisory panel told the Cecil County Council on Tuesday that it should slash county public schools spending to the bare bones level required by state law, ban overtime pay for guards at the county jail, and freeze almost all hiring. But the panel also cautioned that the county executive’s new budget...
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