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County Executive Ball Breaks Ground On New Circuit Courthouse

County Executive Ball Breaks Ground On New Circuit Courthouse

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball broke ground on the new Howard County Circuit Courthouse. The 238,000 square foot facility will be completed through a public-private partnership, the first for Howard County, and resolve deficiencies in the existing Courthouse, which was built 175 years ago and has numerous safety challenges that impact access to justice.
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County Executive Ball Pre-Files Legislation For School Bus Cameras

County Executive Ball Pre-Files Legislation For School Bus Cameras

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball pre-filed legislation to authorize cameras on school buses to catch drivers who pass the buses as they stop to pick up or drop off children. These unsafe and illegal driving habits put students’ lives at risk. This legislation would allow the police department to issue civil citations for violations, serving as a deterrent and accountability measure to promote public safety.
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County Executive Ball Releases Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget

County Executive Ball Releases Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball released his Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) Operating Budget for Howard County Government. Projected General Fund revenue growth is modest, partly due to uncertainty around a potential economic downturn. Despite this challenge, the budget fully supports the community’s priorities, including the most funding ever provided to the Howard County Public School System, stronger public safety, improved health, a cleaner environment, reliable infrastructure, prosperous busi...
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