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County Executive Ball To Announce Ellicott City Flood Mitigation Plan

May 10, 2019

Media Contact:
Scott L. Peterson, Director of Communications, Office of Public Information, 202-277-9412

The announcement represents a key piece of Ball’s comprehensive “Safe and Sound” plan

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will announce his decision for an Ellicott City flood mitigation plan on Monday.

The announcement represents a key piece of Phase 2 for his Ellicott City ‘Safe and Sound’ plan. In April, Ball presented five possible flood mitigation plans for public comment, to make the process more community-driven. He received feedback via email, the website, and a public meeting. Now, Ball will announce his decision and detail the flood mitigation plan.

Information on the five options can be found here. More information on the entire ‘Safe and Sound’ plan can be found here.

Announcement of ‘Safe and Sound’ flood mitigation plan

Monday, May 13th at 11:30 AM

George Howard Building – Columbia/Ellicott Room (First floor)
3430 Court House Drive, Ellicott City, MD

To launch a comprehensive plan to reduce flooding and keep residents safe

Calvin Ball, Howard County Executive