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SAO1-FY2020NoAN ACT transferring $150,240 from the Grant Fund, Contingency Reserve to the Department of Community Resources and Services for a grant to conduct the Federal Decennial Census. The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive View
SAO2-FY2020NoAN ACT transferring $750,000 from the Grant Fund, Contingency Reserve to the Department of Public Works for a Clean Water Commerce Act Grant. The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive View
CB17-2019YesAN ACT altering the number of consecutive years a project or phase of a project must be retested each time the County Council adopts new annual housing unit allocations and school capacity charts under the school capacity test of the Adequate Public Facilities Act of Howard County; and generally relating to the testing of residential subdivisions and site development plans for adequate public school facilities. Liz Walsh View
CB34-2019YesAN ACT pursuant to Section 612 of the Howard County Charter, approving a Capital Equipment Lease Agreement for financing the acquisition of smart water meters; authorizing the Executive to make changes to the Agreement, under certain conditions; authorizing the County Executive to execute the Agreement; and generally relating to the Agreement. The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive View
CB35-2019NoAN ACT adopting the National Fire Protection Association 1, Fire Code, 2018 Edition as the Howard County Fire Prevention Code, which sets certain fire safety requirements for structures in order to protect life and property; making certain local amendments to the Fire Code; amending certain definitions in the Fire Code; and generally relating to fire safety requirements and fire prevention in Howard County. The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive View
CB36-2019NoAN ACT providing that the optional lot size method for computing open space requirements applicable to R-20, infill subdivisions, or resubdivisions creating fewer than ten lots applies only if certain sufficient open space can provide stormwater management and flood control protection within the Tiber Hudson Branch and the Plumtree Branch Watersheds; and generally relating to the Subdivision and Land Development Regulations. The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive View
CB37-2019NoAN ACT amending the Howard County Code to clarify that in calculating the number of required communal spaces for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, that the final calculated number shall be rounded up to the nearest even number; and generally relating to Electric Vehicle Charging Stations. Christiana Mercer Rigby View
CB38-2019NoAN ACT to prohibit certain waivers in the Patapsco Lower North Branch Watershed; to prohibit certain disturbance of land in the Ellicott City Floodplain; to prohibit specified activities in certain buffers; to provide certain open space requirements in the Patapsco Lower North Branch Watershed; to eliminate certain fees-in-lieu; to prohibit residential infill under specified circumstances; to prohibit the issuance of certain variances in the Patapsco Lower North Branch Watershed; adding certain requirements related to forest conservation plans; to limit forest cover clearing in the Patapsco Lower North Branch Watershed; to specify the afforestation level in certain cases; to alter requirements and procedures to control the adverse impacts associated with stormwater; and generally relating to subdivision and land development regulations. Liz Walsh View
CR89-2019NoAN ACT declaring that a portion of Old Maryland Route 108, containing approximately 1.087 acres, is no longer needed for a public purpose and authorizing the County Executive to waive the advertising and bidding requirements of Section 4.201 of the Howard County Code in order to convey the County’s property interest to the developer of the adjacent property, Dorsey Overlook, LLLP. The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive at the request of Dorsey Overlook, LLLP View
CR95-2019NoA RESOLUTION confirming the appointment of John Way to the Local Behavioral Health Advisory Board. The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive View
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