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Schneckenburger to Run for Cecil County Exec in Face-Off with McCarthy; Biz Community Divide

December 7, 2015

NEWS ANALYSIS Cecil County Councilor Dan Schneckenburger (R-3) has announced he will run for County Executive in the 2016 Republican primary, setting up a face-off with Council Vice President Dr. Alan McCarthy (R-1) that could divide the local business community and split the mainstream GOP vote. So far, one politically unknown ultra-conservative “liberty” candidate...
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Court Decision Cuts Cecil County Future Tax Revenues $1.3 Million a Year; County Council Slogs Through Budget for Spending Cuts

May 20, 2015

A new US Supreme Court decision will cost Cecil County an estimated $1.3 million a year in future lost income tax revenues, and refunds for past taxes struck down by the court could cost the county up to $1.4 million more than previously expected. The fiscal bad news came as the Cecil County Council...
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Still No Cecil County Council Appointee; Moore Delays Action, Seeks Defense Lawyer

January 8, 2013

The new Cecil County Council continued its 2-2 stalemate Tuesday as Cecil County Executive Tari Moore held off on appointing a successor to her old District 2 seat and asked for approval of a special legal counsel to represent the county in possible court challenges to her appointment. The County Council, in its first...
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Several Shades of Charter: Cecil County Commish Fade Out, Exec-elect Moore Weighs In–Sort of

November 20, 2012

News Analysis It was the virtual swan song of the Cecil County Commissioners Tuesday, at their last full-scale business meeting before the transition to Charter government that begins on 12/3/12, but there were also several shades of the Charter ahead—including a proposal for a highly-compensated Council “manager” and complaints by some members of the...
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Cecil County Drafts $169 Million Budget; Schools Get “Flat” Funds; Property Tax Rate at “Constant Yield”

May 1, 2012

The Cecil County Commissioners have drafted a $169 million proposed budget for Fiscal 2013 that would freeze public schools funds at the current level, give a 1 percent cost-of-living raise to county employees and set property taxes at the “constant yield” rate. But since overall revenues from income taxes and property taxes paid to...
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ALAN McCARTHY for COUNTY EXEC

*CECIL COUNTY voters, I need your support in the upcoming November general election, to move our county to a new path for better jobs, economic opportunity and improvements in our quality of life.

*PLEASE join me in a PIG ROAST fundraiser on Oct. 9, 2016, from 1-4p.m. at 1009 Wilson Rd., Rising Sun, (behind Ramsay Ford). TICKETS: $35 adults, kids under 12 FREE.

* RSVP: Call 410-398-7082 /strong>

(Auth: Friends of Alan McCarthy, Roger Owens, Treas.)