My computer battery ran out during the meeting such that I did not post this timely.
There are around 50 audiences. It is a huge turn out.
- Ken with around 10 pickle ball supporter with bats in hand among seniors. Howard County Pickle Ball Association (have 150 members). Look for CA’s support to expand, possibly build an indoor facility. That is also recommended CA’s Senior Advisory Committee, Fiscal Year 2018 Budget testimony.
- The rest speakers are Howard County Veteran Monument Supporters. There is Golden Start mom too. Very moving.
One lady talked about her navy/marine boyfriend encountering hostility in a bar because he was wearing a uniform. Her boyfriend said: My service to the country is to defend their freedom to say anything they want to say.
The board asked CA staff to prepare an exact easement term between CA and Howard County Veteran Foundation. Some board members had concerns that the memorial was proposed exactly at the location of the fountain.