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Education, public safety among top priorities in Baltimore County FY2023 budget proposal

Baltimore County
Posted at 6:14 AM, Apr 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-15 08:16:18-04

TOWSON, Md. — Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski introduced his $4.8 billion budget proposal.

It includes hiring bonuses and recruitment incentives for county police officers.

The proposal also seeks to increase access to public transportation and use about $45 million for parks and recreation. In addition, it includes the largest ever increase in funding for public schools.

Olszewski's proposed education budget is $1.7 billion. That's an increase of $91 million. $96 million would be used for new and renovated school buildings.

The county council still has to review and approve the budget proposal. You can look at the entire proposal here.