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Howard County Budget Adopted With Record School Funding, Public Safety Enhancements, and Transportation Improvements 

Howard County Budget Adopted With Record School Funding, Public Safety Enhancements, and Transportation Improvements 

Despite slowed revenue growth in the county, Ball worked with the County Council to successfully fund key community 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 businesses, and an innovative, efficient government, all without raising property taxes
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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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County Executive Ball Releases Spending Affordability Advisory Committee Report

Howard County Executive Ball released the Spending Affordability Advisory Committee Report for the fiscal year (FY) 2020. In December 2018, Ball renewed the committee through Executive Order, giving them several objectives and a deadline of March 1, 2019. The committee was charged with reviewing the status and projections of revenues and expenditures for the County, not only for fiscal year 2020, but also for fiscal years 2021-2025.
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Executive Kittleman presents capital improvement budget for Fiscal Year 2017

Executive Kittleman presents capital improvement budget for Fiscal Year 2017

Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman presented to the County Council his $315.7 million Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for Fiscal Year 2017. The budget supports the county’s priorities, including education, public safety, transportation and infrastructure and actually provides more county funding for school projects than in FY 2016.
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