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DATE SOURCE TITLE
12/04/19 Press Release Howard County Council Passes Legislation to Establish a Fee on Plastic Bags
12/03/19 Press Release County Council Elects New Officers
12/03/19 Howard County Times Howard County Council passes 5-cent fee on plastic bags; Ball expected to sign measure into law
12/02/19 Howard County Times Howard County Council to vote on 5-cent plastic bag tax
11/14/19 Press Release Howard County Council Votes Unanimously To Generate Funds for School Construction 
10/25/19 Press Release Councilmembers Jones and Mercer Rigby to Introduce Legislation to Establish a Fee on Disposable Bags
10/18/19 Press Release Council's Statement on the Passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings
 10/18/19 Press Release Council Seeks Applicants for Hearing Examiner Position 
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10/09/19 Howard County Times Howard County Council passes resolution to ease future Ellicott City flooding, 'desegregate' schools
10/4/19 Press Release Council Seeks Board of Appeals Member
9/17/19 Howard County Times Proposals to ease development's impact on Ellicott City flooding draw opposition from industry
9/14/19 Howard County Times Ellicott City lawmaker promotes her plan to ease development's impact on flooding ahead of Monday hearing
9/5/19 Howard County Times More biking, pedestrian infrastructure could be coming to Howard County
8/30/19 Press Release Councilwoman Mercer Rigby and County Executive Ball Recognize Summer School Bus Pass Pilot Program
8/23/19 Howard County Times Howard lawkamer proposes community liaison position to help residents understand zoning 
8/23/19 Howard County Times County executive, councilwoman file competing bills to confront development's impact on Ellicott City flooding
8/23/19 Howard County Times Howard County Council bill would significantly hike fees on developers to pay school costs
8/23/19 Press Release Councilmembers Mercer Rigby and Jung to Introduce Legislation Raising the School Facilities Surcharge on Developers
8/20/19 Press Release County Council Announces New Administrator
8/15/19 Howard County Times 'Desegregate' Howard schools by balancing student enrollment, council members say
8/13/19 Press Release Councilmembers Mercer Rigby, Jones, and Jung Call on Howard County Public School System to Develop Integration Plan
7/29/19 Howard County Times Howard County Council approves request for school system performance audit capped at $250,000
7/3/19 Howard County Times Bill would impede Howard waivers for developers in Ellicott City
6/4/19 Press Release Council Chairperson Chrisitana Mercer Rigby Calls for Re-evaluation of the Future of DRRAs in Howard County
5/30/19 Howard County Times Howard County Council approves $1.906 billion budgets, raises fire tax by 34%
5/23/19 Howard County Times Two Howard council members propose adding more funding for school system
5/23/19 Press Release Council Members Jung and Walsh Pre-File Budget Amendments for Additional $8 Million in Education Funding
5/15/19 Howard County Times County Council proposes amendment to increase funding in school budget
5/6/19 Howard County Times Howard lawmakers vote to allow county to enter into agreement to build 13th high school in Jessup
4/25/19 Press Release District 1 Council Member Liz Walsh Files Legislation to Extend Effective Period of 2018 Watershed Safety Act
4/9/19 Press Release Councilmembers Mercer Rigby, Walsh, and Jung's Statement on County Executive Ball's CB11-2019 Veto 
3/21/19 Press Release Councilmembers Mercer Rigby and Jones to Introduce Legislation Expanding Access to Diaper-Changing Stations 
3/20/19 Howard County Times Howard councilman criticizes County Executive Ball over refusal to allow auditor to attend bond rating trip
2/25/19 Press Release Councilmembers Mercer Rigby, Walsh, and Jung File Legislation that Strengthens Scenic Road Regulations
2/21/19 Press Release Council to Hold Public Safety Issue Briefing with Community Stakeholders
2/21/19 Howard County Times Howard County bill would allow private property access in Ellicott City to help mitigate flooding
2/6/19 Howard County Times Howard County bill on Historic Preservation Commission panel oversight is tabled
1/30/19 Press Release Council to Hold Transportation Issue Briefing with Community Stakeholders
1/24/19 Howard County Times Howard County bills would expand Historic Preservation Commission oversight, limit zoning officials' discretion
1/17/19 Press Release Council to Hold Second Issue Briefing with Community Stakeholders
1/8/19 Howard County Times Howard County Council member seeks to tighten zoning rule, expand preservation oversight
1/3/19 Press Release Council to Hold Issue Briefings with Community Stakeholders