Give Budget Testimony

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will hold his first Resident's Budget Hearing for the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) budget cycle on Wednesday, December 9th at 6:00 p.m. This year’s budget hearing will be held virtually and can be watched live from the County Council’s streaming website; the hearing will be listed under “Upcoming Events.”


The County Executive and members of his administration welcome your comments as they prepare both the operating and capital budgets for Fiscal Year 2022 which runs from July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022. Let county officials know the spending priorities of Howard County residents by testifying.

Beginning Wednesday, November 25, 2020, residents can:

  • sign-up online to speak (individual testimony is limited to three minutes and group testimony is limited to five), or
  • provide online budget testimony; however, residents are reminded that internet testimony is considered public information and, as such, is subject to the Maryland Public Information Act.

Beginning Wednesday, November 25, 2020, click HERE to access the Budget Testimony Signup System.  If you have a document or other attachment to submit, please email it to Please include the phrase "BUDGET TESTIMONY" in the subject line of your email.

Please contact the Howard County Office of Budget should you have questions or problems at 410-313-2077.


Residents' Budget Hearing December 9, 2020