Council President Nancy Floreen to Meet With Media on Monday, Jan. 25
She Will Address Proposed Status of School Maintenance of Effort Legislation, Overall Mid-Year Savings Plan, Proposed Bus Route Reductions, White Flint, Governor’s State Budget
ROCKVILLE, Md., January 22, 2010—Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen will meet with members of the media on Monday, Jan.25, to discuss key items that will be facing the County Council and its respective committees in the near future. Among the issues she will discuss is the meeting she, Council Vice President Valerie Ervin and County Executive Isiah Leggett had today (Jan. 22) with the Montgomery Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly regarding possible revisions to the State’s School Maintenance of Effort funding requirements.
Council President Floreen’s meeting with media members will begin at 11 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 the Council’s efforts to analyze County Executive Leggett’s proposed mid-year savings plan that reduce spending in the current fiscal year by $70 million. Part of that plan would reduce or eliminate some routes of the County’s RideOn bus service. Council President Floreen chairs the Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee that will make a recommendation to the full Council on the proposed RideOn reductions. She also will talk about how Governor Martin O’Malley’s recently released proposed Fiscal Year 2011 state budget could impact Montgomery County. Another item she will address is the progress of the White Flint Sector Plan.
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.