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Cecil County Schools Save $1.6 Million on Construction; Ask to Put Savings to Projects Cut by Commish

June 12, 2012

Cecil County public schools cracked the cost-cutting whip and saved $1.6 million on several school construction and renovation projects already approved and financed by county bonds. So now the schools want to apply a portion of those cost savings to two projects put on hold by the County Commissioners in the recently approved county...
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Citizens Weigh in on Cecil County Budget; Urge School, Ambulance Funds

May 8, 2012

Cecil County’s proposed budget drew mostly polite comments and gratitude from representatives of programs that were frozen but not cut in the new Fiscal 2013 budget but some supporters of the public schools and county emergency services workers forcefully disagreed with Commissioners’ priorities. The Cecil County Commissioners drafted a $169 million proposed budget for...
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BULLETIN: Cecil County Drafts $169 Million Budget; Schools Get Flat Funding

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 and taps reserve funds for $3 million to provide over half of a $5.9 million increase in county spending in the new budget year. The draft proposal was hammered out...
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State Senate Panel Trims Pension Shift, but Still Hits Cecil County for $1.2 Million in 2013 Budget

March 12, 2012

ANALYSIS The state Senate is expected to vote this week on a revised proposal, approved by a Senate committee late last week, that would ease the devastating blow to county budgets proposed by Gov. Martin O’Malley to shift half of teacher, community college and library staff pension costs to the counties. But the bill...
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Cecil County Commish Will Not Cut per Pupil School Funds, but Protest State Pension Cost Shift to County

February 28, 2012

Cecil County Commissioners will provide at least the same level of per pupil schools spending in the upcoming county budget as provided this year, Commissioner Diana Broomell (R-4) said Tuesday, even if the state passes on some of the costs of teacher pensions to the county. During last year’s budget deliberations, Broomell advocated “keeping...
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