Residents speak their mind on a controversial ordinance in Carroll County.
Carroll County Board Of Commissioners
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Friday, February 17, 2012
The Carroll County Commissioners weighed in on proposed legislation during their open session meeting Thursday.
The Carroll County Board of Commissioners discussed and voted on proposed state legislation during the board's open session meeting Thursday. The announcements were to advise the Senate and House Delegations of their positions on issues that would effect county residents, according to a county press release. Since scheduling conflicts prevented the Board of County Commissioners from meeting with the House and Senate Delegations, the information will be provided to them electronically, according to the release. The positions listed during their discussion are as follows: Teacher Pensions In a unanimous decision the Commissioners opposed Governor O’Malley’s proposed shift of the teachers' pensions to the county. Redistricting Proposal The…
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Philip Hager starts the position on Feb. 2.
The Board of County Commissioners announced the appointment of Philip R. Hager as the director of Land Use, Planning and Development. Hager has more than two decades of planning, land use and resource management experience including more than 15 years at the local government level, according to a county press release. His background includes planning and zoning consulting in the private sector, water resources planning and project management for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and service as a demographer and research analyst with the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission in Prince George’s County. Hager previously served as County Planner and Coordinator of Long Range Planning in Worcester County and as Executive …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
The land will be used for a new park and athletic fields.
The Carroll County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the purchase of an estate on Salem Bottom Road for the location of a new Winfield park with athletic fields Tuesday. The new park will be located on the 9.16 acre Barnes Estate directly across the road from Winfield Elementary School. While the park will be located on county-owned land, the project will be developed and funded by the Winfield Recreation Council. In their decision Tuesday, the Board of Commissioners authorized staff to purchase the property for the price of $200,000 with $190,000 of the final price coming from State Program Open Space funds and $10,000 transferred from park impact fees. The previous board of commissioners originally made a 17-acre parcel on …