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Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 08/27/2010

Montgomery may raise building fees

By Washington Post editors

Montgomery County officials may consider removing the cap on commercial building fees, a move that could bring in more revenue but alienate businesses that would have to spend millions of dollars more to launch construction projects, The Washington Examiner reports.

The rethinking of the fee structure comes after a new report from Montgomery's oversight program, CountyStat, found that the cap cost the county $13 million in lost revenue during a recent three-year stretch.

Read more about building fees in Montgomery County in the Washington Examiner.

By Washington Post editors  | August 27, 2010; 10:31 AM ET
Categories:  Maryland  
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another example of MoCo being anti business

Posted by: skinsfan15 | August 27, 2010 1:22 PM | Report abuse

CountyStat should be advised to look into the cost of MoCo sanctuary policies. Bet they would find alot more than $13M.......

Posted by: jeffreid1 | August 27, 2010 1:57 PM | Report abuse

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