Current Legislation

 

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CB51-2022NoAN ACT amending the Howard County Code to require all Howard County officials involved in the Maryland Public Information Act request process seek a formal review by the Howard County Office of Law before declaring any documents, emails, or materials as privileged; and generally relating Maryland Public Information Act requests. David Yungmann View
CB52-2022NoAN ACT amending the criteria, including the duration, for a property tax credit for seniors and retired military personnel in accordance with Chapter 267, Acts of the General Assembly of 2022; and generally relating to property tax credits. Deb Jung View
CB53-2022NoAN ACT clarifying that a Board or Commission must consist of at least five members; requiring a member of a Board or Commission to be a Howard County resident; providing for exceptions; and generally relating to Boards and Commissions. Deb Jung View
CB54-2022NoAN ACT amending the Howard County Code to prohibit the issuance of certain waivers or variances to Forest Conservation regulations for properties located in the Tiber Branch Watershed; requiring certain site design requirements in the Tiber Branch Watershed; altering the existing floodplain, wetland, stream, and steep slope waiver provisions for the Tiber Branch Watershed; requiring development in the Tiber Branch Watershed to meet its forest conservation obligations on-site; and generally relating to waivers or variances. Liz Walsh View
CB55-2022NoAN ACT to enable the Zoning Board to issue a subpoena in certain circumstances; and generally relating to Zoning matters. Deb Jung View
CB56-2022NoAN ACT amending the zoning regulation text amendment process by requiring a certain applicant for a zoning regulation text amendment to file a certain affidavit and disclosure; requiring certain applicants to file a certain affidavit or disclosure; requiring a technical staff report to include a list of certain impacted parcels of land under certain circumstances; requiring the Council Administrator to notify certain title owners of certain information and an obligation to file a certain affidavit and disclosure under certain circumstances; requiring the receipt of certain affidavits and disclosures before a bill may be added to the Council’s legislative agenda under certain circumstances; and generally relating to zoning regulation text amendments. Liz Walsh View
CB57-2022NoAN ACT requiring the Department of Police to notify the Director of Public Works of certain fatalities; requiring the Director of Public Works, or the Director’s designee, to conduct an infrastructure review when certain fatalities occur on a road or at an intersection; requiring consultation with the Office of Transportation; requiring the review to be complete within a certain time; requiring the review to be sent to specified recipients and published on the County website; and generally relating to traffic fatalities in the County. Christiana Rigby View
CB58-2022NoAN ACT to set the rate of the Public School Facilities Surcharge for certain addition construction; and generally relating to the public school facilities surcharge. Liz Walsh View
CB59-2022NoAN ACT approving an amendment to a multi-year collective bargaining agreement between Howard County and the International Association of Firefighters, Howard County Local 2000 that will be effective through the end of Fiscal Year 2024 and that includes payment of certain compensation in future fiscal years; approving provisions in a collective bargaining agreement between Howard County and the International Association of Firefighters, Howard County Local 2000, that are in conflict with the provisions of Title 1 “Human Resources” of the Howard County Code or the Employee Manual; providing for the application of this Act; and generally relating to the collective bargaining agreement between Howard County and the International Association of Firefighters, Howard County Local 2000. The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive View
CB60-2022NoAN ACT approving an amendment to a multi-year collective bargaining agreement between Howard County and the Howard County Police Officers’ Association Lodge 21 that will be effective through the end of Fiscal Year 2024 and that includes payment of certain compensation in future fiscal years; approving provisions in a collective bargaining agreement between Howard County and the Howard County Police Officers’ Association Lodge 21, that are in conflict with the provisions of Title 1 “Human Resources” of the Howard County Code or the Employee Manual; providing for the application of this Act; and generally relating to the collective bargaining agreement between Howard County and the Howard County Police Officers’ Association Lodge 21. The Chairperson at the request of the County Executive View
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