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Task Force to Study Mulching, Composting, and Wood Processing

The Task Force to Study Mulching, Composting, and Wood Processing was created on July 7, 2014, when the Howard County Council adopted CR74-2014.  All meetings of the Task Force are open to the public. 


Task Force Final Report

Task Force Members

Council District 1 - Martha Clark
Council District 2 - Sean Harbaugh
Council District 3 - Brent Loveless (alternate: Dale Fixsen)
Council District 4 - Richard Goldman
Council District 5 – Brent Rutley
Dayton Rural Preservation Society, LLC - John Tegeris, Ph.D.  (alternate: Mike Navarre)
Howard County Citizens' Association - Stu Kohn (alternate: Jacquie Sentell)
Concerned Citizens of Western Howard County - Theodore Mariani
Howard County Farm Bureau - Zack Brendel
Howard Soil Conservation District - Robert Ensor (alternate: Keith Ohlinger)
Howard County Agricultural Land Preservation Board - Lynn Moore
Howard County Health Department, Bureau of Environmental Health  - Bert Nixon
Howard County Department of Public Works, Bureau of Environmental Services - Jeff Dannis
Howard County Environmental Sustainability Board - Cathy Hudson
Howard County Economic Development Authority - Kathy Zimmerman
University of Maryland Extension - Gary Felton, Ph.D.
Permit holder - Robert Orndorff, RLO Contractors, Inc.
County Executive –  Rick Lober

Meeting Schedule

Thursday, July 17, 2014

 4:00 p.m. 
at the Miller Branch Library, 9421 Frederick Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042
Agenda 
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Thursday, July 31, 2014
4:00 p.m. / Tour 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
Alpha Ridge Training Trailer, 2350 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville MD 21104
Agenda
Minutes

Meeting Recording

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

6:00 p.m .
C. Vernon Gray Conference Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Dr, Ellicott City MD 21043
Agenda
Minutes
Meeting Recording

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
6:00 p.m.
C. Vernon Gray Conference Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Dr, Ellicott City MD 21043
Agenda
Minutes

Meeting Recording

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

6:00 p.m.

C. Vernon Gray Conference Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Dr, Ellicott City MD 21043
Agenda
Minutes
Meeting Recording

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
6:00 p.m.
C. Vernon Gray Conference Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Dr, Ellicott City MD 21043
Agenda
Minutes
Meeting Recording

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
6:00 p.m.
C. Vernon Gray Conference Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Dr, Ellicott City MD 21043
Agenda
Minutes
Meeting Recording

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

6:00 p.m.
C. Vernon Gray Conference Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Dr, Ellicott City MD 21043
Agenda
Minutes
Meeting Recording

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Barton Conference Room, Ascend One Building, 8930 Stanford Boulevard, Columbia, MD  21045
Agenda
Minutes
Meeting Recording

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
6:00 p.m.
C. Vernon Gray Conference Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Dr, Ellicott City MD 21043
Agenda
Minutes
Meeting Recording

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Latimer Room, Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, 9250 Bendix Road, Columbia MD 21045
Agenda
Meeting Recording
Minutes

Monday, November 3, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Latimer Room, Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, 9250 Bendix Road, Columbia MD 21045
Agenda
Meeting Recording
Minutes

Monday, November 10, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Latimer Room, Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, 9250 Bendix Road, Columbia MD 21045
Agenda
Meeting Recording
Minutes

Monday, November 17, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Latimer Room, Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, 9250 Bendix Road, Columbia MD 21045
Agenda
Meeting Recording
Minutes

Monday, November 24, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Latimer Room, Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, 9250 Bendix Road, Columbia MD 21045
Agenda
Meeting Recording
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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

6:00 p.m.
Caplan Room, Roger Carter Community Center, 3000 Milltowne Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21043
Agenda
Meeting Recording

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Latimer Room, Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, 9250 Bendix Road, Columbia MD 21045
Agenda
Meeting Recording
Minutes

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Columbia/Ellicott Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Dr., Ellicott City, MD 21043
Agenda
Meeting Recording
Minutes

Tuesday, January 6, 2015
6:00 p.m.
C. Vernon Gray Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Dr., Ellicott City, MD 21043


Wednesday, January 14, 2015
6:00 p.m.
C. Vernon Gray Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Dr., Ellicott City, MD 21043
Agenda
Meeting Recording
Minutes

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
6:00 p.m.
C. Vernon Gray Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Dr., Ellicott City, MD 21043
Agenda
Meeting Recording
Minutes

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 (meeting rescheduled for February 4, 2015) 
6:00 p.m.
C. Vernon Gray Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Dr., Ellicott City, MD 21043
Agenda

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
6:00 p.m.
C. Vernon Gray Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Dr. Ellicott City, MD 21043
Agenda
Meeting Recording
Minutes

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
6:00 p.m.
Columbia/Ellicott Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Dr. Ellicott City, MD 21043
Agenda
Meeting Recording
Minutes

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
6:00 p.m.
C. Vernon Gray Room, George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Dr. Ellicott City, MD 21043
Agenda
Meeting Recording
Minutes

Other Jurisdictions

Anne Arundel
Calvert County
Carroll County
Frederick County
Garrett County
Harford County
Prince George County
Washington County

 

To contact the Task Force, please call the County Council office (410-313-2001) and ask for Jeff Meyers or email jmeyers@howardcountymd.gov