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Welcome to District 4 - The Heart of Howard County

District 4 is comprised of five Columbia villages, Wilde Lake, Harper’s Choice, Hickory Ridge, Town Center and River Hill, as well as parts of Clarksville, Highland, Fulton and North Laurel. It’s a diverse district with many distinct neighborhoods as well as farms, the Middle Patuxent River Environmental Area, the Rocky Gorge Reservoir, major employers like the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab and Howard County General Hospital, 17 schools, 3 fire stations, the Southern District Police Station, Howard Community College, the Central Library, Merriweather Post Pavilion and The Mall in Columbia. Most importantly, it has the most wonderful people living within its boundaries.

As you look through this site, you will find information on many of the communities within the district, maps, helpful resources and safety tips, the weekly newsletter and photos from around the district.


Recent Events Around Town
Naturalization Ceremony
Naturalization Ceremony
Councilpersons Mary Kay Sigaty, Calvin Ball, and Jon Weinstein congratulate participants in the FIRN-sponsored Naturalization Ceremony on June 18, 2016.
Juneteenth's 150th Anniversary
Juneteenth's 150th Anniversary
Mary Kay Sigaty celebrates Juneteenth’s 150th Anniversary at Historic Oakland, near the Howard County Center of African American Culture, on June 17, 2016.
Juneteenth Honorary Resolution
Juneteenth Honorary Resolution
Councilpersons Mary Kay Sigaty and Calvin Ball present a Resolution in honor of Juneteenth on June 17, 2016.
Cedar Lane School Commencement
Cedar Lane School Commencement
Mary Kay Sigaty and Greg Fox wear yellow carnations in honor of the Cedar Lane School Commencement on May 27, 2016. Congratulations to all!
Cedar Lane Student
Cedar Lane Student
Parents joyfully congratulate students for their accomplishments at the Cedar Lane Commencement on May 27, 2016.
Personal Finance Challenge
Personal Finance Challenge
The Howard County Council congratulates Dr. Halbach's ARL students on May 26, 2016 on being the MD & National Personal Finance Challenge Champs.
Merriweather Post Pavilion
Merriweather Post Pavilion
Mary Kay Sigaty works with the other Councilpersons, MD Comptroller Peter Franchot, and County Executive Allan Kittleman get additional funding for Merriweather.
Merriweather Post Pavilion
Merriweather Post Pavilion
Councilpersons Mary Kay Sigaty and Calvin Ball discuss funding options for Merriweather Post with Jonathan K. Branch on May 4, 2016.
Free Wi-Fi Press Conference
Free Wi-Fi Press Conference
Howard County announces free WiFi at Downtown Columbia Lakefront. Coming soon to the new properties in the Crescent neighborhood and Little Patuxent Square.
Wi-Fi Press Conference
Wi-Fi Press Conference
Mary Kay Sigaty speaks with County Executive Allan Kittleman at the Free Wi-Fi Press Conference on May 2, 2016.
Battle of the Books Contest
Battle of the Books Contest
Mary Kay Sigaty participates in the Battle of the Books Contest on Friday, April 15 at Wilde Lake High School.
WorldFest 2016
WorldFest 2016
Mary Kay Sigaty standing with a student at WorldFest on March 22, 2016
WorldFest 2016
WorldFest 2016
WorldFest participants talk about the event at a food booth.
Mary Kay Sigaty shares her love of reading
Mary Kay Sigaty shares her love of reading
Mary Kay Sigaty reads to a group of children at Bryant Woods Elementary School on March 4, 2016.
Induction Ceremony for the Women's Hall of Fame
Induction Ceremony for the Women's Hall of Fame
Mary Kay Sigaty participates in the Induction Ceremony for the Women's Hall of Fame on March 10, 2016.
  • Naturalization Ceremony
  • Juneteenth's 150th Anniversary
  • Juneteenth Honorary Resolution
  • Cedar Lane School Commencement
  • Cedar Lane Student
  • Personal Finance Challenge
  • Merriweather Post Pavilion
  • Merriweather Post Pavilion
  • Free Wi-Fi Press Conference
  • Wi-Fi Press Conference
  • Battle of the Books Contest
  • WorldFest 2016
  • WorldFest 2016
  • Mary Kay Sigaty shares her love of reading
  • Induction Ceremony for the Women's Hall of Fame