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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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Cecil County Council OKs Budget, Last Minute Cuts to Cops, Schools, Libraries. Property Tax Rate Frozen

May 22, 2013

The Cecil County Council approved the first-ever county budget under the new Charter government late Tuesday night, after last-minute cuts of $689,000 primarily targeting law enforcement, public schools and libraries. The Council adopted an operating budget for Fiscal 2014, which begins on 7/1/13, providing $173,532,772 to support county government and services. As part of...
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BULLETIN: Cecil County Council Votes to Endorse Most of County Exec’s Budget; Majority Rejects Cuts to Cops, Schools, EMS

May 16, 2013

The Cecil County Council voted late Thursday afternoon in Elkton to support most of County Executive Tari Moore’s Fiscal 2014 budget proposal, repeatedly rejecting proposals by Councilors Diana Broomell (R-4) and Michael Dunn to (R-3) to slash money for county public schools, public safety and public works projects. The votes showed the intentions of...
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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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Citizens’ Budget Panel Urges Cecil County Hiring Freeze, “Level” School Funds

April 11, 2012

A citizen’s budget advisory committee urged Cecil County Commissioners Tuesday to impose a hiring freeze for most county employee positions, keep the county schools budget at the current level, and reject a proposal for a limited county-operated ambulance service. The report also urged opening up community services all over the county to receipt of...
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