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FY21 Capital Budget & FY21-26 CIP

The County Executive's Fiscal Year 2021 Recommended Capital Budget and Fiscal Year 2021-2026 Capital Improvements Program was transmitted to the Council on January 15, 2020.

The Capital Budget and Capital Improvements Program (CIP) cover larger long-term investments in facilities and infrastructure or capital projects.  Some examples include the construction of public schools, street maintenance, library refurbishments and park improvements.  These investments take years to build and their costs may be distributed over time.  Montgomery County MD Capital Budget.

NOTE: As the public will not be physically present in the Council Hearing Room for public hearings, they can participate in the process in other ways.

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Operating Budget Program

Find detailed information on Operating Budget which includes spending for all Montogmery County government departments and agencies.

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Capital Improvements Program

Find detailed information on Capital budget which includes spending for construction projects such as schools and roads.

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Open Budget

Montgomery County now has online budget publications covering all County departments, agencies and projects. This information allows users to visualize County budgets and spending.

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Interactive Fiscal Plan

The “Interactive Fiscal Plan” is a online tool that allows users to input alternative assumptions into the Fiscal Plan and to explore alternative approaches to balancing the budget.

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Budget Timeline
  • County Executive submits proposed Capital Improvements Program (CIP) and capital budget to the Council

  • CIP public hearings are scheduled in early February.

  • County Executive submits proposed operating budget to the Council

  • Operating Budget public hearings are scheduled in early April.

  • Council must take final action on the budget no later than June 1. 

  • Each new fiscal year begins