Housing bureau to hold seminar for landlords
Carroll County Bureau of Housing will hold a Landlord Outreach Seminar from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Bureau of Aging, 125 Stoner Ave., Westminster. Keynote speaker Pat Connor, of Connor Environmental Services and Engineering Assessments, will discuss the new lead-based paint regulations and how they will affect Section 8 landlords.
The conversion from certificates to housing choice vouchers also will be discussed.
Registration is requested.
Committee to review ordinance codification
The county will hold a committee meeting to review the Ordinance Codification Batch 8 at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Room 300A at the Carroll County Office Building, 225 N. Center St.
Ordinance Codification Batch 8 consists of the Stormwater Management Ordinance, the Environmental Board and the Grading and Sediment Erosion Control Ordinance. The county commissioners have directed the committee to examine the ordinances to see if they can be streamlined or amended to make them more effective.
Md. transportation office to meet with commissioners
The county commissioners will hold their annual meeting with the Maryland Department of Transportation at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Room 003 of the County Office Building in Westminster.
The meeting is part of Secretary of Transportation John D. Porcari's annual tour of counties.
Environmental Affairs board to meet Wednesday
The Environmental Affairs Advisory Board will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Room 300A of the County Office Building, 225 N. Center St., Westminster.
Paul Kazyak from the state Department of Natural Resources will discuss streams.
Shepherd's Staff to hold annual `Friendship' dinner
The Shepherd's Staff, an ecumenical outreach ministry that helps the needy, will hold its annual Festival of Friendship Dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 13 at Wilhelm Ltd. Caterers on Route 140 in Westminster.
This year's friendship theme is ancient Greece. The event will include a marketplace, and music by the Children's Chorus of Carroll County and harpist Jo Morrison.
Tickets are $25 per person. Reservations are required by Nov 6. Information; 410-857-5944.