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Program Description

  OBP ultraMontgomery

The Office of Broadband Programs (OBP) is responsible for Countywide broadband governance, planning, implementation, and operations; encouraging broadband related economic development; and enabling digital equity initiatives. This Office leads the County Executive's ultraMontgomery initiative; manages the County's cable television and telecommunications franchise agreements and the Cable Revenue Fund; ensures that consumer cable and broadband services are of high quality; communications providers comply with safety and construction codes; enforces cable and broadband customer service requirements; promotes community and civic engagement through Public, Educational, and Government (PEG) programming utilizing multi-media platforms; and manages the County's fiber optic network and related broadband services.

Program Contacts

Contact Helen Ni of the Department of Technology Services at 240.777.2807 or Alison Dollar of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2769 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY18Actual FY19Estimated FY20Target FY21Target FY22
Total Senior Planet Montgomery participants371811600600600
Unique new Senior Planet Montgomery participants290275200200200
Percent of Senior Planet Montgomery participants who rated the quality of their instruction "high" or "very high"92%91%90%
Percent of Senior Planet Montgomery participants whose quality of life improved85%82%80%

Program Budget Changes

FY21 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY20 Approved00.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.4780581.00
FY21 Approved4780581.00