Posts Tagged ‘ fund balance ’

Cecil County Roads Need $2 Million in Urgent Storm Repairs; Broomell Objects to ‘Growing Government’ with Asphalt

March 19, 2014

It’s been a rough winter on Cecil County roads, as multiple snowstorms and freezing temperatures have buckled pavement and opened up crater-sized potholes on many streets and highways. So county roads officials are asking to tap reserve funds to pay for emergency repairs as well as new budgeting flexibility so that allocated funds don’t...
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Cecil County Exec Moore Proposes New Budget to Freeze Property Tax Rates Again, Boost Schools Aid and Target Drug Abuse Programs

March 3, 2014

Cecil County Executive Tari Moore proposed a new Fiscal 2015 budget that would freeze property tax rates, add one new Sheriff’s deputy to the force and boost public schools spending by 3.5 percent, including a rising share of teacher pension costs dumped on the county by the state. For the second consecutive year, Moore...
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Cecil County Council: Good News, No News and the Bad News Bears

September 25, 2013

The Cecil County Council had some good news from the county library, no news from the county’s finance director and some Bad News Bears– growling about how to deal with misbehaving councilors– at a Tuesday worksession in Elkton. First the good news: the Cecil County public library has produced a video highlighting the “beauty”...
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Posted in Business, Cecil Chatter, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Government, Cecil Times, county commissioner, Democrats, education, Elections, Elkton, politics, real estate, Republicans, Robert Hodge, Uncategorized | 16 Comments »

Cecil County Budget: Council Weighs $91K Auditor Job, Budget Review Process

March 28, 2013

NEWS ANALYSIS Never say never in Cecil County government and politics. But sometimes it’s politically wise to say “maybe.” After months of resistance by colleagues to a demand by County Commissioner/Councilor Diana Broomell (R-4) to hire a County Council “auditor” to investigate spending and operations of the new County Executive, suddenly the position surfaced...
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Cecil County Commish Reject, in Secret Vote, Plan to Jumpstart New Tech School

May 31, 2012

A Cecil Times Special Report The Cecil County Commissioners decided in a recent closed door meeting to turn down—on the usual 3-2 vote– a proposed new school of technology on the Elkton site of the vacant Basell property that already has science labs and could be bought and renovated for about one-third the cost...
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