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Report Number Title/Subject Release Date

2014 Reports

2015-1 Cultural and Linguistic Diversity of MCPS Students and Staff 09/30/2014
2014-11 07/29/2014
2014-10 07/29/2014
2014-9 07/15/2014
2014-8 06/17/2014
2014-7 04/8/2014
2014-6 03/18/2014
2014-5 An Examination of MC311 Calls by Preferred Language 03/04/2014

2013 Reports

Report Number Title/Subject Release Date
2014 - 3

Youth and Work in Montgomery County

PowerPoint Presentation

12/10/2013
2014-4 Montgomery County Data Innovation Committee 12/3/2013
2014-2 Injuries, Injury-Related Leave, and Overtime in the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service 11/26/2013
2014-1

Bethesda Urban Partnership

Appendices

10/29/2013
2013-8 Managing the Design and Construction of Public Facilities 07/30/2013
2013-7 Best Practices in Open Data Initiatives 07/09/2013
2013-6 Municipal Tax Duplication and Revenue Sharing in Montgomery County MD

Appendices A through J
Appendices K through N
Appendices 0 through S

PowerPoint Presentation
06/17/2013
2013-5 Coordinating Utility and Transportation Work in County Rights-of-Way 06/10/2013
2013-4 The Achievement Gap in Montgomery County – A FY13 Update

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03/12/2013
2013-3 Employee Work Hours and Leave in Montgomery County Government

View Powerpoint Presentation
03/05/2013
2013-2 Review of Montgomery County’s Economic Development Incentive Programs

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02/26/2013
2013-1

Fiscal Planning and the New Maintenance of Effort Law (Companion Document for Council Presentation)

View Powerpoint Presentation

10/16/2012

2012 Reports

Report Number Title/Subject Release Date
2012-5 Montgomery County Deferred Retirement Option Plans 06/26/2012
2012-4 Alternative Education in Montgomery County 03/13/2012
2012-3 Services for Students on the Autism Spectrum 01/17/2012
2012-2 A Review of MCPS's Budget Category 12

Appendix
11/29/2011
2012-1 Food in Montgomery County Public Schools 07/19/2011

2011 Reports

Report Number Title/Subject Release Date
FY12 Budget Project Memos 4/8/11, Overview of Proposed Changes to County Government Employees’ Retirement, Health, and Life Insurance Benefits

4/25/11 Analysis of Proposed Changes to County Government Employees’ Retirement, Health, and Life Insurance Benefits

5/5/11 Follow-up: Proposed Changes to County Government Employees’ Retirement, Health, and Life Insurance Benefits

5/17/11 Group Insurance and Retirement Benefits for All Agencies, packet includes 5/16/11 Memo from Council President Valerie Ervin to County Council, An Alternative to the Executive’s Proposal on Employee Benefits

6/14/11 Resolution to Approve County Policy on Group Insurance Benefits for Retired County Employees

6/21/11 Retirement Benefits for New Public Safety Employees
 
2011-2, Part I Executive Summary

Office of Legislative Oversight Report 2011-2: Achieving a Structurally Balanced Budget in Montgomery County,Part I: Revenue and Expenditure Trends

Budget Spreadsheet: Three Scenarios
11/23/2010
2011-2, Part II Executive Summary

Achieving a Structurally Balanced Budget in Montgomery County, Part II: Options for Long-Term Fiscal Balance

Appendix
12/07/2010
Handouts for Council Community Forums Montgomery County Council’s Community Forums On Structural Budget Challenges and Options to Maintain Long-term Fiscal Balance

Power Point Presentation
January/February 2011
Follow-up Memos to 2011-2 12/17/10, Potential Savings for Part II Options, Sorted by Year

1/19/11, Questions related to the County Government’s retirement plans

2/1/11, Answers to Questions about the Cost of Health Benefits for Active Employees

2/9/11, Comparison of the Governor’s Proposed Pension Changes and Options Identified by OLO

2/11/11, Recap of Recent Studies on Private vs. Public Sector Pay and Benefits

3/2/11, Estimated Savings from Alternative Health Insurance Cost Share Scenarios and Summary of Prescription Drug Copay Structures

3/14/11, County Government and MCPS Data on Employee Recruitment, Hiring, and Turnover

3/17/11, Additional Information about Current Retirement Benefits

3/22/11, Consolidation of Agency Group Insurance Programs
 
2011-1 OLO Memorandum Report 2011-1: An Overview of Publicly-Funded Family Planning Programs 09/21/2010

2010 Reports

Report Number Title/Subject Release Date
2010-10 Fiscal Impact Statements for Legislation 07/13/2010
FY11 Budget Project Memos Memo to the T&E/MFP Committees: Worksession on Expedited Bill 15-10, Taxation - Fuel-Energy Tax - Rate Resolution to change fuel/energy tax rates (For additional information see Council's website, Bill 15-10E, at:/content/council/leg/bill/2010.asp) Release Date: 05/07/2010

Memo to the MFP Committee: Response to Committee Request for FY11 Alternative Furlough Scenarios Release Date: 05/05/2010

Memo to the MFP Committee: Summary of Characteristics of Local School Systems Furlough Structures Release Date: 04/27/2010

Memo to the MFP Committee: Update on Executive's Recommended FY11 Reduction-in-Force for the County Government Release Date: 04/26/2010

Memo to PHED Committee: Examples of Proposed FY11 Reductions to Local Park and Recreation Budgets Release Date: 04/15/2010

Memo to the MFP Committee: Review and Fiscal Analysis of the Executive's Proposed FY11 Furlough, FY11 Reduction-in-Force, and 2010 Retirement Incentive Program Release Date: 04/15/2010

Memo to County Council: Examples of State/Local Government Actions to Close Budget Gaps: FY09-FY11 Release Date: 04/09/2010
 
2010-9 An Inventory and Assessment of Housing-Related Programs: Department of Housing and Community Affairs,Department of Health and Human Services, and Housing Opportunities Commission

Appendices
04/06/2010
2010-8 OLO Memorandum Report 2010-8: History and Current Status of the Collaboration Council for Children, Youth and Families 03/09/2010
2010-7 Truancy in Montgomery County 03/02/2010
2010-6 An Overview of Public-Private Partnerships in Road, Parking, and Transit Projects

Appendix
01/26/2010
2010-5 Comparative Data on Montgomery County and Fairfax County 01/26/2010
2010-4 An Evaluation of the Local Small Business Reserve Program

Appendix
12/08/2009
2010-3 Evaluation of Montgomery County's Speed Camera Program

Appendices
09/29/2009
2010-2 Succession Management 09/15/2009
2010-1 Data on Transit-Related Crime in Montgomery County 09/15/2009

2009 Reports

Report Number Title/Subject Release Date
2009-11 Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities and Neighborhood Villages

Appendix

06/16/2009
2009-10 MontgomeryCounty Public Schools' Career and Life Readiness Programs

Appendix

04/28/2009
2009-9 AResearch Brief on Furloughs and Buyouts

Addendum

04/14/2009
2009-8 Department of Economic Development: A Review of Budget and Strategies 02/03/2009
2009-7 Organization of Recreation Programs Across the Department of Parks and Department of Recreation

Appendix

01/13/2009
2009-6 Transportation Demand Management Implementation, Funding, and Governance 12/09/2008
2009-5 Collective Bargaining Laws in Montgomery County: ALegislative History

Appendix A
Appendix B

12/02/2008
2009-4 Cost and Performance of Montgomery County Public Schools' High School Consortia

Comments from MCPSAppendix
11/25/2008
2009-3 2008 Evaluation of Bethesda Urban Partnership 10/07/2008
2009-1 The Department of Health and Human Services' Contract Execution and Monitoring Processes

Appendix

9/23/2008
2009-2 Follow-Up to OLO Report 2003-4, An Emissions Analysis of the County and bi-County Fleets

Appendix

9/9/2008

2008 Reports

Report Number Title/Subject Release Date
Memorandum Report
2008-12
Follow-Up Review of the Council’s Recommendations Related to OLO’s 2001 Evaluation of Landlord and Tenant Complaint Handling (OLO Report 2001-6) 06/18/2008
Memorandum Report OLO Research on Selected Local Government Strategies for Reducing Carbon Emissions 02/19/2008
2008-11 Recycling in Montgomery County Public Schools 06/17/2008
2008-10 Review of the Office ofPeople's Counsel

Appendix
06/24/2008
2008-9 Hiring Persons with Disabilities: A Review of County Government Practices

Appendix
06/10/2008
2008-8 Understanding Class Size Trends in Montgomery County Public Schools

Errata Sheet

05/06/2008
Memorandum Report
2008-7
Planning for the FY10 Evaluation of the County's Safe Speed Program 05/13/2008
2008-6 Department of Health and Human Services: Review of FY07 Behavorial Health and Crisis Services Staffing 01/29/2008
2008-5 Overview of Revenues, Expenditures, andOther Financial Data for Municipalities and Special Taxing Districts in Montgomery County 02/05/2008
2008-4 A Study of County Road ProjectCost and Schedule of Estimates 02/05/2008
2008-3 Review of Montgomery County Public Schools Facilities' Compliance with Environmental Laws and Regulations  11/13/2007
2008-2 Defining and Describing Montgomery County Public Schools' Progress in Closing the Achievement Gap  01/22/2008
2008-1 Base Budget Review of the Division of School Plant Operations, Montgomery County Public Schools  09/11/2007

2007 Reports

Report Number Title/Subject Release Date
2007-10 Inventory of Internal Service Functions Performed by Five Montgomery County Departments 07/31/2007
2007-9 A Study of Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit Program Implementation   07/19/2007 
2007-8 A Base Budget Review of the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, Phase II - Net Annual Work Hour Analysis of First Responders  06/26/07
2007-7 Linking Montgomery County Public Schools Workforce Data to Council Decision-Making 

Letter from Dr. Weast Regarding OLO Report 2007-7

 04/10/07
2007-6 A Base Budget Review of the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, Phase I 02/27/2007
2007-5 Key Fiscal Indicators for Montgomery County Public Schools  02/27/2007
2007-4 Residential Infill Construction:  A Review of County Laws, Regulations, and Practices

Summary of Comparative Studies

02/13/2007
2007-3 The Presentation of Workforce Information in Budget Documents 
Note: This report is not available electronically. Contact the OLO (240 - 777-7990) to obtain a hard copy of this report.
12/12/2006
2007-2 A Study of Montgomery County Government's Recruitment Practices and Workforce Diversity  10/03/2006
2007-1

Review of Montgomery County Public Schools' "Serious Incident" Reporting 

Appendix (including exhibits)

09/19/2006

2006 Reports

Report Number Title/Subject Release Date
Memorandum Report
2006-10
Implementation of OLO's 2002 Evaluation of the County's Sign Approval and Enforcement Process 08/01/2006
Memorandum Report
2006-9
Planning the Legally-Required Evaluation of the Local Small Business Reserve Program 08/22/2006
2006-8

An Evaluation of the Police Department's Victim Assistance Unit 

Addendum to Report:  Victim Services Survey Results

Executive Summary

08/01/2006
2006-7 Department of Public Works and Transportation's Handling of Resident Inquiries and Service Requests 09/19/2006
2006-6

A Base Budget Review of the Office of Human Rights

Executive Summary

04/25/2006
2006-5 A Base Budget Review of the  Montgomery County Park Police  

Executive Summary

04/18/2006
2006-4 A Base Budget Review of Montgomery County Public Schools Staff Development 

Executive Summary
03/21/2006
2006-3

Summary of Report on Clarksburg Town Center Project

Fact-Finding Review of the Clarksburg Town Center Project 

Appendix (including exhibits)

 11/08/2005
2006-2 Legislative Uses of Performance Measures in Budget Decision-Making 11/15/2005
2006-1 Laws Related to Child Witnesses of Domestic Violence  10/18/2005

2005 Reports

Report Number Title/Subject Release Date
Memorandum Report 2005-8 Implementation of Council Actions on OLO Report 2002-2:  (Transportation Services for Seniors and People with Disabilities) 07/26/2005
Memorandum Report
2005-7
Implementation of Council Actions on OLO report 2002-1: (Enforcing the Alcohol Age-of-Sales Laws in Montgomery County) 07/26/2005
2005-6 An Assessment of Language Assistance Services Provided by MCPS to the School Community 06/28/2005
Memorandum Report 2005-5 Research on Gang Prevention and Intervention 04/12/2005
2005-4 Services to Juvenile Victims and Witnesses of Crime in Montgomery County 04/05/2005
2005 - 3

An Inventory of County Government Programs Designed to Serve Seniors

Appendix

03/01/2005
2005-2 Review of Rental License and Common Ownership Communities Registration Fees  01/25/2005
2005 - 1 A Study of the County Government's Selection and Funding Practices for Health and Human Services and Community Development Grant Awards 02/01/2005

2004 Reports

Report Number Title/Subject Release Date
Memorandum Report
2004-9
An Analysis of Momtgomery County Public Schools' Special Education Spending, Part II 09/30/2004
2004-8 Interagency Study of Tree Management Practices 09/28/2004
2004-7

Limited English Proficient Persons: Access to County Government Services

Appendix

09/14/2004
 2004-6 Strategies to Increase Commercial Recycling  04/27/2004
Memorandum Report
2004-5

Comparative Research on the Governance Structure of Fire and Rescue Services in Four Neighboring Counties

Appendix

 03/16/2004
2004-4 An Analysis of Montgomery County Public Schools' Spending Special Education Spending, Part I 02/03/2004
2004-3 A Study of the Inspection, Maintenance and Repair of Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles  01/27/2004
 2004-2 An Inventory and Analysis of Montgomery County Government's Strategic and Long Range Facility Plans 01/13/2004
2004-1 An Evaluation of the Bethesda Urban Partnership, Inc  11/25/2003

2003 Reports

Report Number Title/Subject Release Date
2003-7 An Inter-Agency Study of Pre-Employment Background Check Practices 09/16/2003
 2003-6 Services for People in Montgomery County who have Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders  07/29/2003
FY03 IBR#3 A Blueprint for Inter-Agency Coordination of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Prevention Programs 07/18/2003
 2003-5 The Structure, Cost and Use of Agency Mental Health Benefits 07/01/2003
 2003-4 An Emissions Analysis of the County and Bi-County Agency Fleets  06/24/2003
 Memorandum Report OLO Memorandum Report: Projected Year-End Deficit in FY03 Budget for Student Transportation  04/24/2003
 FY03 IBR#1 The Montgomery County Department of Park and Planning's Waste Management Practices  04/03/2003
 FY03 IBR#2 Montgomery County Public Schools' Approach to Seeking Grant Funds  03/25/2003
 2003-3 Overview of Services for People who are Homeless  03/25/2003
 2003-2 Services to Victims and Witness of Crime in Montgomery County  03/18/2003
 2003-1 An Analysis of the Facility Planning Process for Road Construction  01/21/2003

2002 Reports

Report Number Title/Subject Release Date
2002-4 Participant's Perceptions of the Special Exception Hearing Process in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties 04/16/2002
FY02 IBR#7 Managing Park Maintenance Costs: A Comparative Study 03/25/2002
Memorandum Report
2002-2
Enforcing the Alcohol Age-of-Sale Law in Montgomery County 02/12/2002
FY02 IBR#2 Personal Computer Asset Management Practices 02/02/2002

2001 Reports

Report Number Title/Subject Release Date
FY03 IBR#5 Issues Related to Establishing a Sobering Center 07/17/2001
Memorandum Report
2001-4
An Overview of the Hiring Process in Montgomery County 04/30/2001
2001-3 ReducingAlcohol-Impaired Driving and Underage Drinking in Montgomery County 04/03/2001
2001-2 Mental Health Services in Criminal Justice System: A Description of Montgomery County Services and Promising Practices from Other Jurisdictions 03/16/2001
2001-1 A Survey of Strategies for Reducing Alcohol-Impaired Driving and Underage Drinking 02/13/2001

 




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