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2018

SPONSORED

CR8-2018
Introduced by: Jon Weinstein, Calvin Ball, Greg Fox, Mary Kay Sigaty and Jennifer Terrasa
A RESOLUTION proposing to amend County Charter Section 209 “Legislative procedure” to extend the initial life of a bill to 70 days and each extension to 35 days; specifying that the life of a bill is extended if the legislative session begins on the last day of the life of a bill; specifying that the life of a bill is extended because of a certain postponement; and submitting this amendment to the voters of Howard County for their adoption or rejection in accordance with Article X of the Howard County Charter and Article XI-A of the Maryland Constitution.
Status: Passed as Amended

CB1-2018
Introduced by: Jon Weinstein, Calvin Ball and Jennifer Terrasa
AN ACT amending the Adequate Public Facilities Act requiring certain periodic review; specifying completion timelines for certain types of road remediation projects; requiring that certain agreements contain certain provisions with regard to the timing of road mitigation projects; amend the title of certain charts and other terminology; requiring certain waiting periods; clarifying certain exemptions; defining certain terms; amending certain definitions; making certain technical corrections; and generally relating to the Adequate Public Facilities Act of Howard County.
Status: Passed as Amended

CB2-2018
Introduced by: Jon Weinstein, Calvin Ball and Jennifer Terrasa

AN ACT amending PlanHoward 2030, the general plan for Howard County, to reduce the number of allocations in the Growth and Revitalization category and to increase the number of allocations in the Established Communities category, beginning in 2020; and generally relating to planning, zoning and land use in Howard County.
Status: Passed

CB5-2018
Introduced by: Calvin Ball 

AN ACT establishing a tax credit against the County property tax imposed on residential real property that is owned by specified public safety personnel; establishing the amount, terms, conditions, and duration of the credit; providing for an application and verification procedure and administration of the credit; and generally relating to property tax credits.
Status: Withdrawn per Dr. Ball

CR23-2018
Introduced by: Calvin Ball and Jennifer Terrasa

A RESOLUTION requesting that the Commission on Disability Issues study Howard County's ability to provide services to the county's residents with disabilities in the areas of Education, Peer Relationships, Employment, Transportation, and Housing; requesting that the Commission submit a report and recommend actions that should be taken by the County as it continuously strives to become a model community for residents with disabilities; and generally relating to the continuous improvement of disability issues in Howard County.
Status: Passed as Amended
 

 

 

CO-SPONSORED

CB16-2018
Introduced by: Jennifer Terrasa and Mary Kay Sigaty Co-Sponsored by: Calvin Ball, Greg Fox and Jon Weinstein
AN ACT amending the Howard County Code to modify the process for piecemeal map amendments and development plan approvals by the Zoning Board; and generally relating to Zoning Board hearings.
Status: Passed as Amended

CB17-2018
Introduced by: Jennifer Terrasa and Mary Kay Sigaty 
Co-Sponsored by: Calvin Ball, Greg Fox and Jon Weinstein
AN ACT amending the Howard County Code to provide that in piecemeal amendment cases that the Zoning Board initially limit the hearing to the evidence relevant to the applicable criteria which would justify the requested rezoning; and generally relating to piecemeal map amendments.
Status: Passed as Amended

CB20-2018
Introduced by: Mary Kay Sigaty
Co-Sponsored by: Calvin Ball, Jennifer Terrasa and Jon Weinstein
AN ACT to regulate specified matters between certain landlords and tenants; specifying certain powers and duties of the Office of Consumer Protection and other units of County government; specifying the contents of certain lease applications and leases; requiring certain disclosures and notices; regulating the use of Ratio Utility Billing; prohibiting certain retaliatory practices; specifying certain rights of tenants and tenant organizations; specifying certain responsibilities of landlords and tenants; providing for certain penalties and other relief; providing for the application of this Act to certain existing leases; and generally relating to landlord-tenant relations.