Executive Orders

2021

2021-01  Public Facilities and Spaces Commission

2021-02  AAPI Workgroup

2021-03  An Order determining various matters in connection with the sale and issuance of Howard County, Maryland General Obligation Bonds, Consolidated Public Improvement Project Bonds, 2021 Series A and Metropolitan District Project Bonds, 2021 Series B

2021-04  Exercise of Emergency Powers - Restating limitations on social gatherings

2021-05  An Order determining various matters in connection with the sale and issuance of Howard County, Maryland Certificates of Participation (Equipment Program) Refunding, 2021 Series A

2021-06  Rescinding and Restating the Award of Points under the Length of Service Award Program for Volunteer firefighters/EMS personnel

2021-07  Use of Drug Forfeiture Funds in Howard County; Repealing Executive Order No. 2010-05

2021-08  Exercise of Emergency Powers – Rescinding limitations on social gatherings 

2021-09  Amending Executive Order 2021-02 in order to add members to the Asian­American/Pacific Island Workgroup

2021-10 Ellicott City Project Advisory Committee


2020

2020-01 Amending  EO 2019-14 in order to add a member to the Spending Affordability Advisory Committee

2020-02 COVID-19 State of Emergency

2020-03 State of Emergency - Suspension of Deadlines

2020-04 Suspension of Certain Legal and Procedural Deadlines

2020-05 COVID-19 Response Pay

2020-06 An Order Determining Matters in Connection with the Sale of Bonds

2020-07 Bond Anticipation Note Revolving Line of Credit from Bank of America, N.A.

2020-08 Exercise of Emergency Powers

2020-09 Exercise of Emergency Powers –Restrictions applicable to State Executive Order 20-05-13-01 related to barber shops and hair salons, religious institutions and retail establishments

2020-10 Exercise of Emergency Powers­Restrictions applicable to State Executive Order 20-05-27-01 related to the consumption of food and drink at religious institutions, operations of Foodservice Establishments and the computation of capacity at barber shops/hair salons

2020-11 Exercise of Emergency Powers - Rescinding local orders related to religious institutions; tattoo parlors, tanning salons, massage parlors and establishments that provide esthetic services or nail technician services; and drive-in movie theaters.

2020-12 Exercise of Emergency Powers - Rescinding local orders, subject to certain conditions 

2020-13 To authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to act as Trustee on behalf of the County and to reconfirm Executive Order 2007-07 authorizing the Director of Finance to act as Trustee on behalf of the County.

2020-14 La Alianza Latina Workgroup

2020-15 An Order determining various matters in connection with the sale andissuance of Howard County, Maryland General Obligation Bonds, Consolidated Public Improvement Refunding Bonds, 2020 Series E (Taxable) and Metropolitan Distric Refrmding Bonds, 2020 Series F (Taxable)

2020-16 Expansion Policy -- Process for Public Input on Sidewalk Construction

2020-17 Spending Affordability Advisory Committee

2020-18 HoCo RISE Collaborative

2020-19 Exercise of Emergency Powers - Prohibitions on indoor and outdoor social gatherings; youth recreational sports or athletic programs

2020-20 Amendment to Exercise of Emergency Powers - Prohibitions on indoor and outdoor social gatherings to include social and fraternal organizations, recreation sports and programs or events, and wedding receptions at a wedding venue

2020-21 Award of Points under the Length of Service Award Program for Volunteer firefighters/EMS personnel

 

2019

2019-01 Amending EO 2018-18 in order to add three members to the Spending Affordability Advisory Committee

2019-02 Creating the Ellicott City Community Development Corporation Exploration Committee

2019-03 Creating the Office of Human Rights Review Committee
                Final Report of the Office of Human Rights Review Committee

2019-04 Amending EO 2019-3 in order to add a member of Human Rights Review Committee

2019-05 Authorizing the County Executive to determine all matters relating to the sale, issuance, delivery and payment of Consolidated Public Improvement and Metropolitan District Bonds

2019-06 Ellicott City Advisory Master Plan

2019-07 Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions of County Government Operations

2019-08 Designating Howard County as a Bee City USA affiliate

2019-09 Harriet Tubman School Operations and Use Advisory

2019-10 Emergency Response and Recovery Plan

2019-11 Creating the Howard County Complete Count Committee

2019-12 Creating the Housing Opportunities Master Plan Task Force

2019-13  LGBTQ+ Workgroup

2019-14  Spending Affordability Advisory Committee

 

2018

2018-18 Spending Affordability Advisory Committee

Legislative Matters

2021 Testimony

HB 1178 – First-Time Homebuyer Savings Accounts
HB 990 – Maryland Department of Emergency Management
SB 767 – Hunger Free Campus Grant
HB 891 – Hunger Free Campus Grant
SB 746 – Community College Collective Bargaining
Local Management Boards FY22 Funding
HB 173 - Community College Cade Formula
SB 62 - Emergency Management - Chief Resilience Officer
SB 414 -  Climate Solutions Now Act of 2021
SB 172 -  Health Equity Resource Act
SB 319 - Clean Energy Loan Program
HB 114 - Transit Safety and Investment Act
HB 542 - Emergency Management - Chief Resilience Officer
HB 583 - Climate Solutions Now Act of 2021
HB 729 - Landlord and Tenant - Eviction Actions
HB 1011 - Smoking-ECig Local Regulations
SB 46 - LGBTQ Panic Defense
SB 66 - Digital Connectivity Act
SB 410 - Smoking-ECig Local Regulations
SB 433 - Community College Cade Formula
HB 463 -  Health Equity Resource Act
HB 517  - Clean Energy Loan Program
HB 894 - Community College Collective Bargaining
SB 301 - Diversity Procurement and Reporting
SB 631 - Statewide 3-1-1 System
SB 658 - Maryland Department of Emergency Management
SB 722 - Department of Small Business Entrepreneurship and Innovation
SB 769 - Venision Donation Tax Credit
Ho.Co. 12-21 - MIHU Fee-in-lieu
 

2021 Bond Bill Testimony


Ho.Co. 16-21 - Humanim – Remodeling Gerwig
Ho.Co. 17-21 -  Patuxent Commons
Ho.Co. 18-21 - Caplans Main St.
Ho.Co. 19-21 - Centennial Park ADA Testimony
Ho.Co. 20-21 - Tubman Center Playground DRP
Ho.Co. 21-21 - Robinson Nature Center
Ho.Co. 22-21 - Tiber Park
Ho.Co. 23-21 - Patapsco Female Institute
Ho.Co. 24-21 - Barnard Fort House Testimony
Ho.Co. 25-21 - E. Columbia 50+ Center
Ho.Co. 26-21 - Harriett Tubman Center DPW

 

2020 Testimony

SB 0977 -  Small Biz Health Exchange Enrollment

HB - 1457 - Apprenticeship Start-Up Act of 2020

SB 826 - Makerspace Initiative Pilot Program

SB 1036 - MEMA Cybersecurity Coordination

SB 725 - MDH Alzheimer's Outreach

HB 1545 - Transition from Coal

SB 734 -  Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

HB 78 - Bay Restoration

HB 621- County Tax Fairness

Ho. Co. Bill 11-20 - MIHU Fee-in-lieu

HB 1485/HB 1496 - EMS Medicaid Reimbursement

SB 1000 /HB 1300 - Kirwan Education Funding

HB 279 - Low Impact Landscaping

HB 382 -  Hotel Human Trafficking Awareness Training

HB 423 - Community College Cade Formula

HB 310 - BWI Noise Study

HB 498 - Aging in Place

HB 1- Built to Learn Act

Ho.Co. 32-20 -  HCPD Alcohol Beverage Inspectors

Executive Council Kirwan Support

2020 Legislative Wrap Up

2020 Bond Bill Testimony

Bond Bill - Barnard Fort House

BondBill.LivinginRecovery_Ho.Co. 33-20

BondBill_ SprinklerSystem_Ho.Co. 34-20

BondBill_CAC_Ho.Co. 35-20

BondBill_CarriageHouse_Ho.Co. 7-20

BondBill_Dev.DisabilityRemodel_ Ho.Co. 37-20

BondBill_EC Sidewalk_Ho.Co. 27-20

BondBill_HeritageMuseum_Ho.Co. 31-20

BondBill_MUIH_ Ho.Co. 36-20

BondBill_TheArc_Ho.Co. 14-20

BondBill_Wintergrowth_HoCo 21-20

2019 Testimony

2019 Mid-Session Legislative Priorities

2019 End of Session Infographic

 

Veto message - Council Bill No. 11-2019