Gardner previews Frederick County's capital budget

Despite officials bemoaning the rising costs of building public schools, Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner on Thursday touted a fairly optimistic picture of the county’s ability to fund school construction and other projects over the next several years. Gardner introduced the broad strokes of the county’s long-term capital plan. Exact dollar figures weren’t released on Thursday, just the tentative order of projects. The public will need to wait until mid-April, when Gardner will introduce her preliminary budgets for eventual vetting and approval by the Frederick County Council, to see the county’s exact spending plan. (News-Post)

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