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Program Description

  Goverment Operations and Appeals

Drafts and reviews County and State legislation; represents the County in legal challenges to its legislative acts; drafts and coordinates formal legal advice given by the Office of the County Attorney; provides legal assistance to the Office of Management and Budget, Ethics Commission, Office of the Inspector General, and the Charter Review Commission; provides legal guidance on the Open Meetings Act and the Public Information Act; oversees the publication of the County Code; and provides legal guidance to the Special Assistant to the Executive for Boards, Committees, and Commissions.

Program Contacts

Contact Carolyn Kilgariff of the Office of the County Attorney at 240.777.6766 or Naeem Mia of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2786 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY17Actual FY18Estimated FY19Target FY20Target FY21
Percent of appeals in the Appellate Court won94.73%87.00%92.00%92.00%92.00%
Appeals lost12111
Appeals won1813171717

Program Budget Changes

FY20 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY19 Approved4818632.75
Increase Cost: Cloud eDiscovery Application200000.00
Increase Cost: ProLaw Case Management Licenses30000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-364610.00
FY20 Approved4684022.75