Fiscal Year 2019 Spending Affordability

The Final Spending Affordability Advisory Committee Report for Fiscal 2019 is available.

FY 2019 Spending Affordability Advisory Committee

Created by Executive Order in December 2017, Kittleman named 25 members to the committee. Each member of the County Council was invited to nominate one committee member. The Chair is Steve Sachs, a respected business executive, who previously chaired the SAAC in 2016 and 2017. Others on the panel are named below.

The FY 2019 Committee is directed to prepare and present a report by March 1, 2018. To read last year's report click here.

Members of the committee include:
  • Bob Menton
  • Drew Clark
  • Richard Clinch, PhD.
  • Lynn Coleman, Howard Community College
  • Rafiu lghile, Howard County Public School System
  • Christina Delmont Small, Howard County Board of Education
  • Ann T. Gilligan, Howard County Library System
  • Bruce Harvey
  • Alex Adler
  • Steve Hunt
  • Barbara Lawson
  • Larry Letow
  • Milton Matthews, Columbia Association
  • Leonardo McClarty, Howard County Chamber of Commerce
  • Dwight Mikulis
  • Steve Poynot
  • Steve Sachs (Chair)
  • Sue Song
  • Rev. Robert Turner
  • Joshua Tzuker
  • Edward L. Waddell, CPA
  • James Young, Howard County General Hospital
  • Alicyn DelZoppo 
  • Ellen Giles 
  • Jerry Weinstein 
The following County employees will serve as advisors to the committee:
  • Caitlin Connors, Internal Auditor
  • Craig Glendenning, Howard County Auditor
  • Angela Price, Acting Deputy Director, Department of Finance
  • Lonnie R. Robbins, Chief Administrative Officer
  • Caryn Lasser, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the County Executive
  • Holly Sun, Budget Administrator
  • Larry Twele, Howard County Economic Development Authority


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