Recreation and Parks Advisory Board

This Advisory Board provides recommendations relating to plans, policies and programs for public recreation, and to review plans for and hold hearings on the acquisition and development of land for public recreation and open space. 

All members must be Howard County residents. 

2018-2019 Members:
Sylvia Ramsey (Chair), Edward Coleman (Vice Chair), A. Raul Delerme (Recording Secretary), Mavis Ellis (Board of Education Designee), Joanne Kiebler, Thomas M. Franklin, J. Daryl Anthony, David Grabowski, Anna Boyd. 

Appointed by:
County Executive appoints. County Council confirms.

Meetings:
2015 Advisory Board Meeting Dates
2016 Advisory Board Meeting Dates
2017 Advisory Board Meeting Dates
2018 Advisory Board Meeting Dates
2019 Advisory Board Meeting Dates
2020 Advisory Board Meeting Dates

Please contact 410-313-4640 to review or receive a copy of the attachments.

Public Comment for December 11 Public Hearing

Notice of Public Hearing
Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks
FY2021 - 2030 Capital Budget

 

By virtue of and pursuant to the provisions of Subtitle 4, Section 19.400, of the Howard County Code, notice is hereby given that the Recreation and Parks Advisory Board will conduct a Public Hearing to consider the Department of Recreation and Parks’ Fiscal Year 2021 "Draft" Capital Budget, and the Fiscal Year 2021-2030 "Draft" Capital Improvement Program for the acquistion and development of park and recreation lands.

The hearing will be held on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at 7pm at the Department Headquarters located at 7120 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, MD 21046-1677.  Beginning November 20, 2019, if you would like to view the draft budget, please visit https://www.howardcountymd.gov/advisoryboard and scroll down to the Public Comment tab, or you can call 410-313-4685 and ask that one be mailed to you.

Beginning, November 20, 2019, citizens can sign up online to speak at the hearing. From the same link, citizens will have the option to provide online testimony. Citizens are reminded that internet testimony is considered public information and is subject to the Maryland Public Information Act. Citizens who do not wish to sign up online, will still be able to sign up in person at the public hearing beginning at 6:30 PM on the night of the hearing. 

An interpreter for people who are deaf or hard of hearing will be available.

For questions or more information about the hearing, please contact the Department of Recreation & Parks at 410-313-4685.

Please note: Should you experience difficulty signing up and you have Internet Explorer (IE) 10, you may have to use an alternate browser (IE 8, IE 9, Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari) 

 

Agendas & Minutes

2019 Agendas and Minutes

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