Tag: Howard County
An earlier version of this column appears in the December issue of The Business Monthly serving...Read More
Critics charge Ball violated ethic’s law by hiring his sister-in-law as his Public Information officer while she worked as his campaign consultant
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball paid four county employees more than $101,000 to do consulting work for his re-election campaign and also hired his sister-in-law in a position that some say violated the county law.Read More
Former Republican Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman announced Sunday he will be running for executive again, seeking a rematch with Democrat Calvin Ball who beat incumbent Kittleman in 2018 by 8,000 votes (52.8%).Read More
Former GOP delegate and former state transportation secretary Bob Flanagan said Tuesday that he is concerned about repeated denials for public records related to communications between Democratic Howard County Executive Calvin Ball and a zoning lobbyist.Read More
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball said Tuesday that he has submitted emergency legislation to reallocate $6.5 million in county funds to aid businesses and residents that are struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic.Read More
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball attributed the diligent work of the county’s first responders to Columbia, a suburban-planned community, being ranked as America’s safest city for the third year in a row in a recent study by the personal financial website WalletHub.Read More
Howard County will allocate nearly $6 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to its public school system, the county’s executive, Calvin Ball, said Wednesday.Read More
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will emphasize the principles of unity and perseverance in the face of the coronavirus pandemic in his annual State of the County address on Wednesday evening.Read More
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball said Friday that the county’s 2020 U.S. Census self-response rate is higher than it was in 2010 and is among the highest in both Maryland and the nation.Read More
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball said Wednesday that coronavirus relief funds from the federal government have been allocated to subsidize the costs of a new childcare program operated by the county’s Department of Recreation & Parks.Read More
Howard County Fire Marshal: Masonry company pumped hazardous chemicals without a permit at its Columbia facility
The Howard County fire marshal paid two visits to the Columbia facility of a New York-based masonry company last week and cited the company for having a blocked fire exit, and warned that the company needs to have a permit to pump hazardous and corrosive materials.Read More
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