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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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SEPTEMBER

1

Labor Day Holiday  

All county government offices, courts, animal shelter and the landfill will be closed on Monday, September 1 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. There will be no trash, recycling or yard waste collection on Monday, and the County’s holiday “slide” schedule will be in effect. Parking meters are not free on Labor Day and all parking regulations and fees are in effect. The Police, Fire and 9-1-1 Center remain open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For emergencies, call: 9-1-1; for non-emergency police matters, please call, 410-313-2200.
Contact: Office of Public Information, 410-313-2022  

 

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2

Pension Oversight Commission Meeting  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA  

Ascend One Building, 8930 Stanford Boulevard, Reisterstown Room, Columbia / 4 pm / Contact: Office of Human Resources, 410-313-2033 

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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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3

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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4

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: BA 14-022C, Two Farms, Inc. POSTPONED to January 12, 2015 

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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  

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 

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA  

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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8

County Council Monthly Meeting 

CANCELLED   

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA
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  

Continuation of CASE: BA 14-005C, AT&T

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  

 

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9

Local Emergency Planning Committee Meeting  

The meeting will include a presentation by US Secret Service Agent, Agent Matt Callahan, on the topic of “Cyber Crimes.”
Location: TBD / 9 am / Contact: Office of Emergency Management, Colleen Clary, 410-313-5910  

Downtown Columbia Partnership - Board Retreat  

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Historic Oakland, 5430 Vantage Point Road, Columbia / 12 pm / Contact: Department of County Administration, Mark Thompson, 410-313-0573 

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  

Board of Appeals Case  

CASE: BA 13-033C, Dar-us-Salaam
CLICK HERE FOR CASES  

George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 6:30 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395  

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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10

Task Force to Study Mulching, Composting and Wood Processing  

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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, C. Vernon Gray Room, Ellicott City / 6 pm / Contact: Office of County Council, Jeff Meyers, 410-313-3122  

Design Advisory Panel  

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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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11

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: BA 14-010C&V, Scott Shearer
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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 

CANCELLED  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA 

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

Commission for Veterans and Military Families  

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Gateway Building, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Howard Community College Ecker Business Training Center, Columbia / 7 pm / Contact: Howard County Office of Military Affairs, Lisa Terry, 410-313-0821  

 

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15

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: BA 14-015C, Hasan & Huseyin Ozcan
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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, C. Vernon Gray Room, Ellicott City / 5:30 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395  

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: BA 13-009S, Norris-BMP, LLC
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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 

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County Council Legislative Public Hearing  

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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16

Ethics Commission Monthly Meeting  

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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Columbia/Ellicott City Room, Ellicott City / 6 pm / Contact: Office of Law, 410-313-2101  

Howard County Housing Commission  

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

Board of Appeals Case  

Continuation of CASE: BA 13-033C, Dar-us-Salaam
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George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 6:30 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395    

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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17

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  

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

Recreation & Parks Advisory Board Meeting  

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Recreation & Parks Headquarters, 7120 Oakland Mills Road Conference Room #1, Columbia / 7 pm / Contact: Department of Recreation & Parks, (410) 313-4640  

 

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18

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: CE 13-104, 5425 Killingworth Way
CLICK HERE FOR CASES  

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: CE 14-021, 5456 Thunder Hill Road
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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 10:00 am / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395  

Board of Appeals Case 

Continuation of CASE: BA 13-033C, Dar-us-Salaam
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George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 6:30 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395  

Human Rights Commission  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA
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  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA  

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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County Council Legislative Work Session 

CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT LEGISLATION  

George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 4:30 pm / Contact: County Council, 410-313-2001  

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: BA 14-023c, Shady Lane Equestrian, LLC
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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 Appeals Hearing Examiner Case
CASE: BA 14-024V, Conscious Corner, LLC
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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  

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  

CANCELLED 

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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Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

Continuation of CASE: BA 14-005C, AT&T

CLICK HERE FOR CASES  

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

  

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25

Soil Conservation Board  

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

 

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26

Joint Meeting of the Retirement Plan Committees  

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

 

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29

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

Continuation of CASE: BA 14-005C, AT&T (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  

 

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Board of Appeals Case  

Continuation of CASE: BA 13-033C, Dar-us-Salaam
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George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 6:30 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395  

 

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OCTOBER

2

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: CE 14-053, Hunter’s Hollow HOA – Good Hunter’s Ride & Little Foxes Run
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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: CE 14-31, Underwood – 6551 Walnut Grove
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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  

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  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA  

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

 

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Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

Continuation of CASE: BA 14-018C, Elisa Kamens
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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  

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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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7

Equal Business Opportunity Commission  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA 

Gateway Building, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Office of Purchasing Conference Room, Suite 501, Columbia / 9 am / Contact: Office of Purchasing, 410-313-637 

 

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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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9

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: BA 14-003N&V, 1415 Woodstock Road
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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 and Howard County Housing Commission Joint Meeting  

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

Commission for Veterans and Military Families
CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA  

Gateway Building, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Howard Community College Ecker Business Training Center, Columbia / 7 pm / Contact: Howard County Office of Military Affairs, Lisa Terry, 410-313-0821 

 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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13

County Council Monthly Meeting  

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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, C. Vernon Gray Room, Ellicott City / 4:30 pm / Contact: County Council, 410-313-2001  

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: BA 14-025C, L.I.F.E., Inc.
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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 5:30 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395  

Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: BA 14-026v, Waverly Investors, LLC
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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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14

Cemetery Preservation Advisory Board  

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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Ilchester Room, Ellicott City / 10 am / Contact: Department of Planning and Zoning, Beth Burgess, 410-313-2350 

 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  

Alcoholic Beverage Hearing Board  

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George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 6:30 pm / Contact: Liquor Board, 410-313-2008  

Public Works Board Meeting  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA  

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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15

County Council Quarterly Meeting with Board of Education  

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Board of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike, Columbia / 8:15 am / Contact: County Council Office, 410-313-2001  

Food Policy Task Force Meeting  

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

Recreation & Parks Advisory Board Meeting  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA  

Recreation & Parks Headquarters, 7120 Oakland Mills Road Conference Room #1, Columbia / 7 pm / Contact: Department of Recreation & Parks, (410) 313-4640  

 

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Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: CE 12-102, Haghighat
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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 Case  

CASE: BA 13-033C, Al-Huda

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George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 6:30 pm / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395  

Human Rights Commission  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA
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  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA  

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

  

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County Council Legislative Public Hearing  

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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Ethics Commission Monthly Meeting    

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA 

George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Columbia/Ellicott City Room, Ellicott City / 6 pm / Contact: Office of Law, 410-313-2101 

Animal Matters Hearing Board  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA  

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

  

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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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Soil Conservation Board  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA  

District Office, 708 Lisbon Center Drive, Woodbine / 8 am / Contact: Soil Conservation, 410-489-7987
Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case  

CASE: CE 12-2a&b, Michael & Sharon Benko RESCHEDULED from April 24
CLICK HERE FOR CASES  

George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 9:30 am / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395  

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 

Gtv
County Council Legislative Work Session  

CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT LEGISLATION
George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 4:30 pm / Contact: County Council, 410-313-2001  

Board of Appeals Case  

CASE: BA 13-033C, Al-Huda

CLICK HERE FOR CASES  

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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Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case    

CASE: BA 14-027V, J.A. Ten Oaks, LLC

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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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Alcoholic Beverage Hearing Board  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA  

George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 6:30 pm / Contact: Liquor Board, 410-313-2008 

Board of Appeals Case  

CASE: BA 13-033C, Al-Huda (IF NEEDED)

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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  

Public Transportation Board  

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA
George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Columbia/Ellicott City Room, Ellicott City / 7 pm / Contact: Office of Transportation, 410-313-3130  

 

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County Council Wrap-Up Legislative Session  

CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT LEGISLATION  

George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Banneker Room, Ellicott City / 4:30 pm / Contact: County Council, 410-313-2001 

 

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Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner Case    

CASE: BA 705-D, Michael Mezzanotte

CLICK HERE FOR CASES  

George Howard Building., 3430 Court House Drive, C. Vernon Gray Room, Ellicott City / 9:30 am / Contact: Board of Appeals Office, 410-313-2395  

 

 

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