Council President Nancy Floreen to Meet With Media on Monday, Jan. 11
She Will Address Proposed Mid-Year Savings Plan, County’s Snow Removal Operations, Items from MACo Conference
ROCKVILLE, Md., January, 8, 2010—Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen will meet with members of the media on Monday, Jan. 11, to discuss key items that will be facing the County Council and its respective committees in the near future. This will be Council President Floreen’s first opportunity to fully discuss County Executive Isiah Leggett’s proposal to save $70 million in the current fiscal year as part of a continuing effort to address the projected $608 million gap in the Fiscal Year 2011 operating budget.
Council President Floreen’s meeting with media members will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the SIXTH Floor Conference Room of the Council Office Building at 100 Maryland Ave. in Rockville.
Council President Floreen also will discuss key items that were the subject of the Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) conference that she attended Jan. 6-8. Other topics she will comment on include the briefing the Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee, which she chairs, will receive on Tuesday, Jan. 12, regarding County snow removal operations. She also will talk about a report that will be discussed on Thursday, Jan. 14, in a joint meeting of the Education and Public Safety committees entitled, “School Safety and Security at a Glance.” Council President Floreen additionally will detail her plan to increase resident input on budget-related items and the communications plan she will have implemented to achieve that.
Council President Floreen intends to hold regular briefings to help explain and expand on upcoming issues facing the Council and the County in general. Most briefings will be on Monday mornings.