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County Executive Ball Hosts Public Safety Town Hall

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – County Executive Calvin Ball hosted a Public Safety Town Hall with Howard County leaders and officials yesterday evening. Leaders discussed handling operations through COVID-19, conveyed current efforts to keep our community safe and addressed social justice and equity issues, as well as provided an overview of their respective operations.
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County Executive Ball Statement on Tropical Storm Isaias

County Executive Ball Statement on Tropical Storm Isaias

County Executive Calvin Ball made the following statement regarding approaching Tropical Storm Isaias: “Our Emergency Management team is closely monitoring the approach of Tropical Storm Isaias, which is expected to cause heavy rainfall and sustained winds at 20-30 miles an hour. A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the county from Monday at 11 p.m. through Tuesday at 11 p.m." 
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Federal Maryland Delegation Secures Funding for Howard County Fire Department

Federal Maryland Delegation Secures Funding for Howard County Fire Department

Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services has received $821,257 in federal funding, secured by Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Congressmen John Sarbanes and Kweisi Mfume. The funding was awarded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters – COVID-19 Supplemental (AFG-S) program, which provides funds for the purchase of PPE and related supplies for our nation’s first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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County Executive Calvin Ball Hosts Water Safety Event 

County Executive Calvin Ball Hosts Water Safety Event 

In the past month alone, Howard County paramedics have responded to three potential drownings. To ensure residents has the information and resources to keep its families safe during the summer month, County Executive Calvin Ball joined county officials to talk water and swimming safety.
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County Executive Calvin Ball Hosts Water Safety Press Conference

In the past month alone, Howard County paramedics have responded to three potential drownings. To ensure the Howard County community has the information and resources they need to keep their families water safe this summer and beyond, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball and other government departments to host press conference to discuss water and swimming safety.
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Trailblazing Howard County Fire and Rescue Chief Retires

Trailblazing Howard County Fire and Rescue Chief Retires

After an illustrious 30-year career Chief Christine Uhlhorn has announced her retirement today. Uhlhorn is a 30-year veteran of the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services and a third-generation firefighter. County Executive Calvin Ball appointed her as the first female Chief in Howard County in December of 2018 at the beginning of his first term.
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