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Kittleman unveils $342.9 million FY16 capital budget proposal
Kittleman unveils $342.9 million FY16 capital budget proposal

Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman on Wednesday released his capital budget for fiscal year 2016, a $342.9 million proposal that focuses on education and public safety, but significantly reduces the county's borrowing. Kittleman's budget includes $96 million in general obligation bonds, down from $120 million a year in the two previous budget cycles. In March, the county's Spending Affordability Committee warned of rising interest rates and recommended the county reel in its borrowing to $90 million a year.  Kittleman said he decided to propose borrowing slightly more than that to ensure "we meet the priorities of our community, educationally, public...

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