ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will hold his second Residents' Budget Hearing for the Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) budget cycle on Monday, March 14th at 6:00 p.m. This year’s budget hearing will be held virtually and can be watched live from the County Council’s streaming website; the hearing will be listed under “Upcoming Events.”
As we work towards economic recovery from the pandemic, engagement and input from our residents is more critical than ever to our budget process. I encourage residents to make their voices heard, share their concerns and provide feedback as we work to develop the County’s FY23 budget.
Residents can sign-up ONLINE to speak at the hearing by going to www.howardcountymd.gov/budgettestimony. Speakers must sign-up individually, and one person may not sign-up for several testifiers. Additionally, individual testimony is limited to three minutes and group testimony is limited to five. Speakers who have a document or record they wish to submit with their testimony are asked to email the file to [email protected], with “BUDGET TESTIMONY” in the subject line.
From the same link, residents will also have the option to provide online budget testimony; however, residents are reminded that internet testimony is considered public information and, as such, is subject to the Maryland Public Information Act.
If you have any questions and/or problems registering for the Budget Hearing, please contact the Budget Office at 410-313-2077 (voice) or use Relay at 7-1-1, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.