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CB60-2017YesAN ACT allowing certain composting facilities and emergency natural wood waste recycling facilities as accessory uses under certain conditions in certain Zoning Districts; allowing certain natural wood waste recycling facilities and composting facilities as a use permitted as a matter of right under certain conditions in certain Zoning Districts; providing supplementary regulations for composting facilities and emergency natural wood waste recycling facilities; providing conditional use standards for composting facilities and natural wood waste recycling facilities; defining certain terms; making certain technical corrections; and generally relating to the Howard County Zoning Regulations. The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive View
CB61-2017NoAN ACT amending the Adequate Public Facilities Act requiring certain periodic review; specifying completion timelines for certain types of road remediation projects; requiring that certain agreements contain certain provisions with regard to the timing of road mitigation projects; amend the title of certain charts and other terminology; requiring certain waiting periods; clarifying certain exemptions; defining certain terms; amending certain definitions; making certain technical corrections; and generally relating to the Adequate Public Facilities Act of Howard County. The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive View
CB62-2017NoAN ACT amending PlanHoward 2030, the general plan for Howard County, to reduce the number of allocations in the Growth and Revitalization category and to increase the number of allocations in the Established Communities category, beginning in 2020; and generally relating to planning, zoning and land use in Howard County. The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive View
CB75-2017YesAN ACT pursuant to Section 612 of the Howard County Charter, approving a Multi-Year Tax-Exempt Lease/Purchase Agreement for financing the acquisition of six new buses to be used as part of the Regional Transportation Agency’s fixed-route fleet; 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
CB76-2017NoAN ACT pursuant to Section 612 of the Howard County Charter, approving a Multi-Year Lease Agreement between the County and KSM Timbers, LLC for the operation and maintenance of the Timbers at Troy Golf Course; 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
CB77-2017NoAN ACT removing certain authority of the County Executive during a local state of emergency; providing for certain penalties for failure to comply with orders implemented during a local state of emergency; and generally relating to a local state of emergency. The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive View
CB78-2017NoAN ACT amending the Howard County Fire Prevention Code in order to require that piles of certain material regulated by the Fire Prevention Code be turned or reclaimed in accordance with State law; specifying the height requirement for certain materials; adding that certain materials may constitute a public nuisance; clarifying that the right to farm does not apply when an agricultural operation does not comply with the Fire Prevention Code; and generally relating to fire safety requirements and fire prevention in Howard County. The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive, Mary Kay Sigaty, Greg Fox View
CR1-2017YesA RESOLUTION to close all of Winter Thicket Road, as shown in Exhibits A and B, in accordance with Section 18.204 of the Howard County Code. The Chairperson at the request of Windsor Forest Fox Chase HOA, Inc and Gaither Hunt Homeowners Association, Inc. View
CR112-2017NoA RESOLUTION amending the green neighborhood standards that are used to qualify for Green Neighborhood Allocations and amending a total number of possible points on the Green Neighborhood Site portion of the Green Neighborhood Checklist. The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive View
CR121-2017NoA RESOLUTION pursuant to Section 4.122 of the Howard County Code, approving a revised Equal Business Opportunity Program Manual that governs the internal operating procedures of the County’s Equal Business Opportunity Program; providing that Veterans are a group that may be counted towards Equal Business Opportunity goals; amending certain goal percentages; and generally relating to the Equal Business Opportunity Program. The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive View
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