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County Government Meetings

For a list of Howard County Government Special Events, click HERE.

 

Meetings listed here are open to the public. If you have specific questions please call the contact number listed for that meeting.

PLEASE CALL AHEAD TO CONFIRM in case of last minute changes or cancellations. Thank you!

Some meetings are cablecast LIVE on Gtv, Howard County Government Cable Channel, Comcast Channel 99 and Verizon Channel 44. They are indicated by this symbol and are also closed captioned for the hearing impaired:

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JULY

3

Historic District Commission  

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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, C. Vernon Gray Room, Ellicott City / 7 pm / Contact: Department of Planning & Zoning, 410-313-2350

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4

Independence Day Holiday  

All County Government offices, courts, animal shelter and the landfill will be closed on Friday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. There will be no trash, recycling or yard waste collection on Friday, and the County’s holiday “slide” schedule will be in effect. Parking meters are free on Friday, July 4. Howard Transit and Connect-a-Ride may be running on a holiday schedule, call Howard Transit at 1-800-270-9553 to obtain their complete holiday schedule. The Police, Fire and 9-1-1 Center remain open and staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For emergencies, call: 911; for non-emergency Police related matters, please call: 410-313-2200.
Contact: Public Information Office, 410-313-2022  

 

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7

Gtv
County Council Legislative Session  

CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT LEGISLATION  

George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 7:30 pm / Contact: County Council, 410-313-2001  

 

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8

Revenue Authority Meeting  

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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Columbia/Ellicott Room, Ellicott City / 4 pm / Contact: County Executive Office, 410-313-2013  

Public Works Board Meeting  

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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Columbia/Ellicott Conference Room, Ellicott City / 7:30 pm / Contact: Department of Public Works, Chaunta Taylor, 410-313-4405  

 

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9

Design Advisory Panel  

CANCELLED 

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George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, Columbia/Elliott City Room, Ellicott City / 7:30 pm / Contact: Department of Planning & Zoning, 410-313-2350  

Martin Luther King. Jr. Holiday Commission  

Gateway Building, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Room 303, Columbia / 7 pm / Contact: Office of Human Rights, 410-313-6430 

 
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10

Howard County Transition Council for Youth with Disabilities  

Ascend One Building, 8930 Stanford Boulevard, Susquehanna Room, Columbia / 8:30 am / Contact: Howard County Public School System, Department of Special Education, Judy Pattik, 410-313-5350 

Local Children's Board  

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Department Recreation & Parks, 7120 Oakland Mills Road, Conference Room One, Columbia / 1 pm / Contact: Office of Children's Services, 410-313-1940 

Housing and Community Development Board  

Gateway Building, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, 3rd Floor Board Room, Columbia / 6 pm / Contact: Department of Housing and Community Development, 410-313-6316  

Environmental Sustainability Board  

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Robinson Nature Center, 6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia / 7 pm / Contact: Office of Environmental Sustainability, 410-313-0700   


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14

County Council Monthly Meeting  

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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, C. Vernon Gray Room, Ellicott City / 8:30 am / Contact: County Council, 410-313-2001  

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: BA 14-016V, 7410 Grace Drive
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George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 9:30 am / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395 

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case 

CASE: BA 14-019V, Melissa Leffler Rescheduled from June 26
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George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 10 am / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395  


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15

Howard County Housing Commission  

CANCELLED  

Gateway Building, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, 3rd Floor Board Room, Columbia / 6 pm / Contact: Department of Housing and Community Development, 410-313-6316 

Animal Matters Hearing Board  

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8576 Davis Road, Columbia / 7:30 pm / Contact: Animal Control Office, 410-313-2780

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16

Human Trafficking Task Force Meeting  

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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, C. Vernon Gray Room, Ellicott City / 9 am / Contact: Office of Human Rights, 410-313-6430 

Food Policy Task Force Meeting  

Wegmans, 8855 McGaw Road, Columbia / 10 am / Contact: Kelly Dudeck, Food Policy Director, 410-313-0417  

Downtown Columbia Housing Foundation  

RESCHEDULED for July 30  

Location: TBD / 4:30 pm / Contact: Department of Housing & Community Development, Sam Paul, 410-313-6320 


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17

Task Force to Study Mulching, Composting and Wood Processing  

Miller Branch Library, 9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City / 4 pm / Contact: Office of County Council, Jeff Meyers, 410 313-3122  

Human Rights Commission Meeting  

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George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, C. Vernon Gray Room, Ellicott City / 7 pm / Contact: Office of Human Rights, 410-313-6430  

Planning Board  

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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Columbia/Ellicott City Room, Ellicott City / 7 pm / Contact: Dept. of Planning & Zoning, 410-313-2350  


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21

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

Continuation of CASE: BA 12-018C&V, Peralynna
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George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, C. Vernon Gray Room, Ellicott City / 6:30 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395  

Commission on Aging  

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Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road, Ellicott City / 7 pm / Contact: Office on Aging, 410-313-6410  

Gtv
County Council Legislative Public Hearing  

NOTE: Time Change 

CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT LEGISLATION  

George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 6:30 pm / Contact: County Council, 410-313-2001 

 
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22

Gtv
County Council Legislative Work Session  

CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT LEGISLATION  

George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 4 pm / Contact: County Council, 410-313-2001
 
 

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23

Design Advisory Panel  

CANCELLED 

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA 

George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, Columbia/Elliott City Room, Ellicott City / 7:30 pm / Contact: Department of Planning & Zoning, 410-313-2350  

 

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24

Joint Meeting of the Retirement Plan Committees  

George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Columbia/Ellicott City Room, Ellicott City / 1:30 pm / Contact: Office of Human Resources, 410-313-2033  

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: BA 14-018C, Elisa Kamens

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George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 6 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395 

Human Rights Commission Public Hearing  

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CASE: S. Diggs vs. Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc.
George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Columbia/Ellicott City Room, Ellicott City / 7 pm / Contact: Office of Human Rights, 410-313-6430 

 

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25

Gtv
County Council Wrap-Up Legislative Work Session  

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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 3 pm / Contact: County Council, 410-313-2001  

 

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29

Ethics Commission Monthly Meeting  

CANCELLED 

George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, C. Vernon Gray Conference Room, Ellicott City / 6 pm / Contact: Office of Law, 410-313-2101  


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30

Downtown Columbia Housing Foundation  

RESCHEDULED from July 16  

70 Corporate Center, 11000 Broken Land Parkway, 9th Floor, Columbia / 4:30 pm / Contact: Department of Housing & Community Development, Sam Paul, 410-313-6320 

Agricultural Land Preservation Board 

CANCELLED 

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Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairgrounds Road, West Friendship / 7:30 pm / Contact: Department of Planning & Zoning, 410-313-5407

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31

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: BA 14-011C, Convenience Retailing, LLC
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George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 5 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395  

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: BA 14-003S, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab

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George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, C. Vernon Gray Room, Ellicott City / 5 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395  

Task Force to Study Mulching, Composting and Wood Processing  

Alpha Ridge Training Trailer, 2350 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville / 5 pm / Contact: Office of County Council, Jeff Meyers, 410 313-3122  

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

Closings/Deliberations of CASE: BA 12-018C&V, Peralynna
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George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, C. Vernon Gray Room, Ellicott City / 6:30 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395  

 

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AUGUST

5

Equal Business Opportunity Commission 

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Gateway Building, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Office of Purchasing Conference Room, Suite 501, Columbia / 9 am / Contact: Office of Purchasing, 410-313-6370  


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Historic District Commission  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, C. Vernon Gray Room, Ellicott City / 7 pm / Contact: Department of Planning & Zoning, 410-313-2350  

Planning Board  

CANCELLED

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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Columbia/Ellicott City Room, Ellicott City / 7 pm / Contact: Department of Planning and Zoning, 410-313-2350  

 

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12

Revenue Authority Meeting   

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA 

George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Columbia/Ellicott Room, Ellicott City / 4 pm / Contact: County Executive Office, 410-313-2013  

Public Works Board Meeting  

CANCELLED 

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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Columbia/Ellicott Conference Room, Ellicott City / 7:30 pm / Contact: Department of Public Works, Chaunta Taylor, 410-313-4405  

 

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13

Design Advisory Panel  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA 

George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, Columbia/Elliott City Room, Ellicott City / 7:30 pm / Contact: Department of Planning and Zoning, 410-313-2350 

 

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14

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: BA 14-017C, Oakdale Farms
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George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 6 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395  

Housing and Community Development Board  

Gateway Building, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, 3rd Floor Board Room, Columbia / 6 pm / Contact: Department of Housing and Community Development, 410-313-6316 

  

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18

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: BA 14-021C, Cattail Creek Country Club
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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, C. Vernon Gray Room, Ellicott City / 5 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395  

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: BA 14-020V, Eva Nelson
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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 6 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395  

 

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19

Animal Matters Hearing Board  

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8576 Davis Road, Columbia / 7:30 pm / Contact: Animal Control Office, 410-313-2780  

Howard County Housing Commission  

Gateway Building, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, 3rd Floor Board Room, Columbia / 6 pm / Contact: Department of Housing and Community Development, 410-313-6316  

 

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20

Food Policy Task Force Meeting  

Wegmans, 8855 McGaw Road, Columbia / 10 am / Contact: Kelly Dudeck, Food Policy Director, 410-313-0417  

 

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21

Planning Board 

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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Columbia/Ellicott City Room, Ellicott City / 7 pm / Contact: Department of Planning and Zoning, 410-313-2350  

 

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25

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case   

CASE: BA 14-005C, AT&T Mobility

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George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 6 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395 

Commission on Aging  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA 

Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road, Ellicott City / 7 pm / Contact: Office on Aging, 410-313-6410  

Agricultural Land Preservation Board  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA  

Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairgrounds Road, West Friendship / 7:30 pm / Contact: Department of Planning & Zoning, 410-313-5407  

 

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26

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case   

Continuation of CASE: BA 14-005C, AT&T Mobility (IF NEEDED)

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George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, C. Vernon Gray Room, Ellicott City / 6 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395 

Board of Health  

Howard County Health Department, 8930 Stanford Boulevard, Barton Room, Columbia / 6 pm / Contact: Health Department, 410-313-6300  

Ethics Commission Monthly Meeting  

CANCELLED 

George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, C. Vernon Gray Conference Room, Ellicott City / 6 pm / Contact: Office of Law, 410-313-2101  

 

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27

Design Advisory Panel  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA  

George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, Columbia/Elliott City Room, Ellicott City / 7:30 pm / Contact: Department of Planning and Zoning, 410-313-2350  

 

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28

Soil Conservation Board  

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District Office, 708 Lisbon Center Drive, Woodbine / 8 am / Contact: Soil Conservation, 410-489-7987  

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

Continuation of CASE: BA 14-017C, Oakdale Farms
CLICK HERE FOR CASES  

George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 6 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395   

 

This listing is provided by The Howard County Office of Public Information