Got an email from Dr. Calvin Ball, to set up Howard County as Sanctuary City as following:
Sanctuary County Legislation/Letters
Happy Thursday, I hope that your week has been going well. First, I would like to thank you for your dedication to our community, and always making sure to show leadership in any opportunity that is presented to you in making sure that Howard County is the best for everyone.
Yesterday, Councilwoman Terrasa and I sent the attached letters to the leadership of HCC and HCPSS requesting them to consider implementing sanctuary policies. Additionally, today we pre-filed Council Bill 9, to make Howard County a sanctuary county.
For your convenience, I have also attached a copy CB 9. To lend your support and voice to our legislative process, below are important dates so you can follow along:
- Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 7pm: Legislative Session
- Bill is publicly introduced
- Tuesday, January 17 at 7pm: Legislative Public Hearing
- Hearing for testimony from the public
- Monday, January 23 at 4:30pm (CVG Room): Work Session *Tentative
- Monday, February 6, 2017 at 7pm: Legislative Session
- The Council will vote on the Bill
I look forward to continuing to work with you in order to promote the best for everyone in Howard County. I hope you have a very happy holiday and I will be in touch soon!
Three letters and the bill are attached as following:
Updated: I got a call from the county council staff. They told me there was a technical error such that “Takoma Park Municipal Code” was shown in the previous version. The new version looks right now.
You can reach them all at once at firstname.lastname@example.org . Check http://cc.howardcountymd.gov/Contact-Us
|District||Council Member||Special Assistant||Phone|
|District 1||Jon Weinstein||JWeinstein@HowardCountyMD.gov||Gary L. Smith||(410) 313-3110|
|District 2||Dr. Calvin Ball||CBBall@HowardCountyMD.gov||Kim Pruim||(410) 313-2001|
|District 3||Jen Terrasa||JTerrasa@HowardCountyMD.gov||Kate McLeod||(410) 313-3108|
|District 4||Mary Kay Sigaty||MKSigaty@HowardCountyMD.gov||Mary Clay||(410) 313-2001|
|District 5||Greg Fox||GFox@HowardCountyMD.gov||Karen Knight||(410) 313-2001|