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Program Description

  Technical Services

Technical Services is responsible for every aspect of the Court's information systems. The duties of, and services performed, range from installing and maintaining server/PC hardware and software applications to designing and troubleshooting complex computer networks and information databases. The department manages the electronic recording of all courtroom and hearing room proceedings. All video conferencing between the Circuit Court, District Court, Montgomery County Detention Center, and Montgomery County Correctional Facility is handled through this division. This equipment is used on a daily basis in order to conduct bond hearings via a video connection. Copies of court transcripts are purchased through this division. The Court's website and internal servers for the Court and Clerk's Office are administered by Technical Services.

Program Contacts

Contact Kara Hawkins of the Circuit Court at 240.777.9103 or Derrick Harrigan of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2759 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Budget Changes

FY23 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY22 Approved145411213.00
Increase Cost: Replace/Upgrade Courtroom AV Equipment1500000.00
Increase Cost: Ransomware Data Protection1021330.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-1672130.00
FY23 Approved153903213.00