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Cecil County Council Tinkers with Moore Budget; Slight Spending Cuts, Tiny Tax Rise– Worries About Reserve Funds Raid

June 8, 2016

The Cecil County Council decided on Tuesday (6/7/16) to approve lame duck County Executive Tari Moore’s final budget with minimal spending cut tinkering– putting just $131,000 back into reserve funds that Moore has raided by over $12.4 million during her tenure. The Council went along with Moore’s proposed property tax rate for Fiscal 2017,...
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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 Exec Options Two Kennels, $400K each, for County Owned Animal Shelters; Council Balks at Boosts for Buddies Extended Animal Control Contract

January 17, 2016

A CECIL TIMES SPECIAL REPORT Cecil County Executive Tari Moore has signed options to buy two animal kennels—one a small private facility in a residential area in North East and also the much larger Cecil County SPCA shelter in Chesapeake City—at $400,000 each, but has not decided which site, or both, to buy at...
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Cecil Co Exec to Give Buddies More $ Despite Council Budget Cuts, No Spending Audit; Option to Extend Kennel Lease Through 2017

January 10, 2016

A CECIL TIMES SPECIAL REPORT Cecil County Executive Tari Moore’s proposal to give an extra $24,000 to her preferred animal control contractor, A Buddy for Life, Inc., for a six-month extended contract actually gives the group a net fiscal gain over their past pact and removes requirements for an independent audit of how taxpayer...
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Cecil County DPW Chief Hits Two Multi-Million $ Homers, One Small Strike on Cost Savings to Taxpayers

November 4, 2015

Not so long ago, Mike Flanagan was a star pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles, scoring multiple wins for the home team. In Cecil County, more recently a similarly-named batter employed by the county government hit some home runs out of the park in savings to local taxpayers. But even the best hitters sometimes get...
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ALAN McCARTHY for COUNTY EXEC

*THANK YOU, Cecil County, for your support in the recent primary election. I hope to have your support in the November general election.

*With your support, we will move Cecil County forward, with job creation, education, and preserving our quality of life

* Cecil County has lost too many jobs, without creating new employment opportunities. I will work hard to bring the jobs home, create new local work opportunities and job training for our youth.

*My administration will save local jobs— with casino 'impact aid' money directed to create a local fund to keep jobs here.

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