Changes made during the past four years
have saved taxpayers close to $70 million, according to Frederick County
Executive Jan Gardner. The savings come primarily from three key
initiatives: ending privatization that cost taxpayers more, achieving the
trifecta of AAA bond ratings that brought better interest rates and saved
taxpayers millions, and renegotiating agreements to give taxpayers a better
Renegotiating the Oakdale-Lake
Linganore agreement for an interchange on Interstate 70 at Meadow
Road saves county taxpayers $48 million.
“Protecting taxpayers and saving money is job #1,” said
Executive Gardner. “These savings make life better for people by
providing for needed schools, public safety, roads, libraries and parks, while
we continue to hold the line on taxes.”
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