The letter discusses whether or not the Council can set a property tax rate that exceeds the Charter limit with less than 9 votes.
The Assistant Attorney General who wrote the Letter of Advice concludes that the Montgomery County Council can raise property taxes above the Charter limit with just a simple majority (5) of the Council if the purpose of the taxes over the Charter limit is for education funding.
The Letter of Advice was released by the Council on April 8, 2016, seven months after it was received and after the conclusion of public comment on the County's Operating Budget last week.
Delegate Korman does not appear to have ever made the letter public.
Here it is: