Budget Book: Acronyms
Acronym
Description
AAL
Actuarial Accrued Liability
ADA
Americans with Disabilities Act
ALARF
Advance land acquisition revolving fund
AOC
Annual OPEB Cost
APFO
Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance
ARC
Annual Required Contribution
ARRA
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
ASC
Automated Systems Coordinator
ATMS
Advanced Transportation Management System
BAN
Bond anticipation note
BIT
Board of Investment Trustees
BLC
Board of License Commissioners
BOE
Board of Education
CAD
Computer aided dispatching
CAFR
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
CAO
Chief Administrative Officer
CATV
Cable television
CBD
Central Business District
CCM
County Cable Montgomery
CDBG
Community Development Block Grant
CE
County executive
CEC
Community Engagement Cluster
CIP
Capital Improvements Program
CJCC
Criminal Justice Coordinating Commission
CJIS
Criminal Justice Information System
CNG
Compressed natural gas
COBRA
Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
COG
Council of Governments
COMAR
Codew of Maryland Annotated Regulations
CPI-U
Consumer Price Index - Urban Current Revenue
CR
Current Revenue
CRIMS
Correction and Rehabilitation Information Management System
CRM
Customer Relationship Management
CUPF
Community Use of Public Facilities
CVB
Conference and Visitors Bureau
DBM
Maryland State Department of Budget and Management
DCM
Desktop computer modernization
DED
Department of Economic Development
DEP
Department of Environmental Protection
DGS
Department of General Services
DHCA
Department of Housing and Community Affairs
DLC
Department of Liquor Control
DOCR
Department of Correction and Rehabilitation
DOT
Department of Transportation
DTS
Department of Technology Services
ECC
Emergency Communications Center
EDAET
Expedited Development Approval Excise Tax
EEOC
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
EFO
Educational Facilities Officer
EITC
Earned Income Tax Credit
EMOC
Equipment and Maintenance Operations Center
EOB
Executive Office Building
EOC
Emergency Operations Center
ERP
Enterprise Resource Planning, Employees’ Retirement System
ERS
Employee Retirement System
ESOL
English for Speakers of Other Languages
FEMA
Federal Emergency Management Agency
FFI
Future fiscal impact
FICA
Federal Insurance Contributions Act, usually used to refer to Social Security tax
FICA Med
Medicare tax
FLSA
Fair Labor Standards Act
FOP
Fraternal Order of Police
FRC
Fire and Rescue Commission
FRS
Fire Rescue Service
FTE
Full-time equivalent
FY
Fiscal year
GAAP
Generally accepted accounting principles
GASB
Government Accounting Standards Board
GDA
General Development Agreement
GDP
Gross Domestic Product
GFOA
Government Finance Officers Association
GIS
Geographic information systems
GO bonds
General obligation bonds
GRIP
Guaranteed Retirement Income Plan
GRIP
Guaranteed Retirement Income Plan
GWA
General Wage Adjustment
HIPAA
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HOC
Housing Opportunities Commission
HUD
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
HVAC
Heating, ventilation, air conditioning
IAFC
International Association of Fire Chiefs
IAFF
International Association of Fire Fighters
ICEUM
Interagency Committee on Energy and Utility Management
IJIS
Integrated Justice Information System
IT
Information technology
ITPCC
Interagency Technology Policy and Coordination Committee
LEP
Limited English proficiency
LFRD
Local fire and rescue department
MACo
Maryland Association of Counties
MC
Montgomery College
MCAASP
Montgomery County Association of Administrative and Supervisory Personnel
MCCF
Montgomery County Correctional Facility
MCCSSE
Montgomery County Council of Supporting Service Employees
MCDC
Montgomery County Detention Center
MCEA
Montgomery County Detention Center
MCERP
Montgomery County Employee Retirement Plans
MCFRS
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service
MCG
Montgomery County Government
MCGEO
Municipal and County Government Employees Organization
MCHSD
Montgomery County Homeland Security Department
MCPD
Montgomery County Police Department
MCPS
Montgomery County Public Schools
MCT
Montgomery Community Television
MHI
Montgomery Housing Initiative
MLS
Management Leadership Service
M-NCPPC
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
MOU
Memorandum of Understanding
MPDU
Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit
MTA
Maryland Transit Administration
NACo
National Association of Counties
NDA
Non-departmental account
NTS
Non-tax supported
OBI
Operating budget impact
OCP
Office of Consumer Protection
OHR
Office of Human Resources
OLO
Office of Legislative Oversight
OMB
Office of Management and Budget
OPEB
Other Post Employment Benefits
OSHA
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
PAYGO
Pay-as-you-go financing
PDF
Project description form
PEG
Public, educational, and governmental cable programming
PEPCO
Potomac Electric Power Company
PILOT
Payment in lieu of taxes
PLAR
Planned lifecycle asset replacement
PLD
Parking Lot District
POR
Program of Requirements
PSCC
Public Safety Communications Center
PSCS
Public Safety Communications System
PSP
Public Services Program
PSTA
Public Safety Training Academy
RMS
Records Management System
RSP
Retirement Savings Plan
RSP
Retirement Savings Plan
SAG
Spending Affordability Guidelines
SHA
State Highway Administration
SWM
Stormwater Management
TMC
Transportation Management Center
TMD
Transportation Management District
TS
Tax supported
WMATA
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
WQPB
Water Quality Protection Bond
WQPC
Water Quality Protection Charge
WSSC
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
WSTC
Washington Suburban Transit Commission
WY
Workyear
ZTAWY
Zoning Text Amendment Work Year