Fiscal Year 2018 Spending Affordability

The Final Spending Affordability Advisory Committee Report for Fiscal 2018 is available.

FY 2018 Spending Affordability Advisory Committee

Created by Executive Order in December 2016, Kittleman named 23 members to the committee. Each member of the County Council was invited to nominate one committee member. The Chair will be Steve Sachs, a respected business executive, who previously chaired the SAAC in 2016. Others on the panel are named below.

The FY 2018 Committee is directed to prepare and present a report by March 1, 2017. See the link above to read this report.

Members of the committee include:
  • Alex Adler
  • Drew Clark
  • Richard Clinch, PhD.
  • Lynn Coleman, Howard Community College
  • Beverly Davis, Howard County Public School System
  • Ryan Frederic
  • Christine E. O'Connor, Howard County Board of Education
  • Valerie Gross, Howard County Library System
  • Bruce Harvey
  • Steve Hunt
  • Barbara Lawson
  • Larry Letow
  • Milton Matthews, Columbia Association
  • Leonardo McClarty, Howard County Chamber of Commerce
  • Dwight Mikulis
  • Steve Poynot
  • Steve Sachs (Chair)
  • Scott Segrist
  • Sue Song
  • Rev. Robert Turner
  • Joshua Tzuker
  • Edward L. Waddell, CPA
  • James Young, Howard County General Hospital
The following County employees will serve as advisors to the committee:
  • Caitlin Connors, Internal Auditor
  • Craig Glendenning, Howard County Auditor
  • Stanley Milesky, Director, Department of Finance
  • Lonnie R. Robbins, Chief Administrative Officer
  • Jahantab Siddiqui, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the County Executive
  • Holly Sun, Budget Administrator
  • Larry Twele, Howard County Economic Development Authority


March 1, 2017

February 22, 2017

February 15, 2017

February 8, 2017

February 1, 2017

January 25, 2017

January 11, 2017



December 20, 2016

Presentation on Howard County Courthouse