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Program Description

  Goverment Operations

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 Philip Weeda of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2780 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY16Actual FY17Estimated FY18Target FY19Target FY20
Percent of appeals in the Appellate Court won95.23%94.73%91.39%91.39%91.39%
Appeals lost11222
Appeals won2018181818

Program Budget Changes

FY19 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY18 Approved6245884.50
Technical Adj: Net Gross Charges-100241-0.75
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-42484-1.00
FY19 Approved4818632.75