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DATE SOURCE TITLE
7/02/2020 Baltimore Sun Howard County Council to vote on Charter Commission recommendations next week
6/23/2020 Press Release Councilmembers Jones and Rigby Announce Racial Equity Actions in Howard County
6/12/2020   State of Emergency Order 2020-12
6/12/2020   State of Emergency Order 2020-11
6/10/2020 Press Release Phase II Reopening
6/3/2020 Press Release Open Closed in Howard County as of 6/5/2020
5/29/2020   State of Emergency Order 2020-10
5/27/2020 Press Release Howard County Council & County Executive Reach Agreement on FY21 Capital & Operating Budgets
5/26/2020   State of Emergency Order 2020-09
5/22/2020 Press Release  Howard County Council Unanimously pases CR34-2020 which reduces the HCPSS Health and Dental Fund Deficit by $7.2M
5/20/2020 Press Release Council Members Yungmann, Jung and Walsh Advance Amendments to the FY21 Capital and Operating Budgets
5/19/2020 Baltmore Sun Howard County Council passes $7.2M reduction of school system's health fund deficit
5/15/2020   State of Emergency Order 2020-08
4/24/2020 Press Release Councilmembers Rigby and Jones File Legislation Restructuring Recordation Tax on Real Estate Transactions
4/24/2020 Press Release Howard County Council Vice Chair and Chair File Emergency Legislation, The Rental Protection and Stability Act (CB33-2020)
4/9/2020   State of Emergency Order 2020-05
4/8/2020   State of Emergency Order 2020-04
4/2/2020 News Release Howard County Receives AAA Credit Rating From All 3 Rating Agencies for 23rd Year
3/23/20 Press Release County Council Extends state of Emergency in a televised Virtual Emergency Legislative Session Called to Protect the Public Health, Safety and Welfare of Howard County Residents and Businesses
3/20/20 Press Release Howard County Board of License Commissioners approve Emergency Temporary Alcohol Beverage License Relief in response to to the COVID-19 Pandemic
3/19/20 Press Release Howard County Board of License Commissioners to meet in an Emergency Sessionto consider Temporary Alcohol Beverage License Relief in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
3/17/20 Press Release COVID-19 Council Update
3/16/20   State of Emergency Order 2020-03
3/15/20   State of Emergency Order 2020-02
3/13/20 Press Release Coronavirus Press Release
3/9/20 Baltimore Sun Army Corps of Engineers deems Ellicott City flood plan 'sound,' with no timeline of implementation in sight
3/7/20 The Business Monthly Ball pre-files agricultural preservation legislation
2/25/20 The Business Monthly Inside Merriweather Doc Premieres on MPT
2/25/20 Press Release Council Chair Deb Jung Files Legislation to Require Bird Safe Building Designs in Howard County
2/21/20 Press Release  Councilwoman Rigby Files Legislation to Preserve and Expand Affordable Housing in Howard County
2/20/20 Press Release Council Testifies in Support of Health Study for BWI Impacts
2/18/20 Press Release Council Testifies in Support of Kirwan Commission Legislation
2/7/20 Press Release Council Approves WalkHoward Plan
2/3/20 Press Release Councilmember Opel Jones Files Legislation to Require a Public Fiscal Analysis Statement for Council Bills
2/3/20 Press Release Councilwoman Rigby Files Legislation to Create Local Whistleblower Protections
1/29/20 Howard County Times Howard County braces for the reality of plastic bag fee
1/15/20 CBS Baltimore Howard County Council Considering Electric Scooters in Columbia
1/6/20 Press Release County Council Hires Two New Hearing Examiners