February 8, 2013
Why is Howard Hughes Corp. remaining silent on the new Symphony Woods proposal? Previously the Columbia Association staff requested a delay on implementing the Planning Board approved plan for Symphony Woods so that they "could work collaboratively with Howard County and Howard Hughes. " CA staff is asking the CA Board to adopt this new plan without any estimate of its cost. Will it be $10 million, $100 million or $500 million? How much of the cost will fall on the backs of the CA lien payers?
July 22, 1991
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- The 70th Triennial Episcopal General Convention dealt with 580 resolutions in its 10 days, with many relating to homosexuality.The church decided not to forbid the ordination of homosexuals or the blessing of same-sex unions, but it did mandate that bishops write a pastoral teaching on sexuality to be presented at its next convention.The 121 dioceses in the church are to solicit input from local congregations and to report their findings to the bishops.However, the church refused to issue a law that would have guaranteed members the right to obtain ordination credentials despite their sexual orientation, gender, age or physical disability.
February 6, 1994
County Council members and zoning officials spent nearly an hour haggling over proposed amendments to two community-input bills Tuesday before turning the public hearing on the proposed legislation over to the public for comment."
January 13, 2010
At a Baltimore County school board meeting packed with dozens of people opposed to the use of a new student tracking system, leaders representing teachers, principals and parents asked the board for more public input into the review of the process. The tracking system, called the Articulated Instruction Module, has come under fire in recent weeks from teachers, who say it is burdensome and redundant. The system, developed by a county school administrator, would require teachers to grade students on their mastery of about 100 skills in each subject.
October 28, 1997
State officials are holding four public hearings in the next two weeks to get input on how the state should expand health coverage to its 168,000 uninsured children, from infants to 18-year-olds.Congress enacted legislation in August to cover more children, but states can design their programs. The expanded coverage must include comprehensive medical and preventive services.Ideas are being solicited from consumers, legislators, advocacy groups and others. The hearings will be held at 7 p.m. on these dates: Western Maryland: Today at Hagerstown Junior college, Building C-11.
November 27, 2007
A second public meeting is scheduled for tonight on a proposal for a cricket field on Baltimore County-owned property near Loch Raven Reservoir. The meeting will let the county Department of Recreation and Parks gather input from the community on the proposed use of Cloverland Park, a property formerly known as the Maryland Golf Academy site, near Towson Golf and Country Club and the former Peerce's Plantation restaurant. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Jacksonville Elementary School, 3400 Hillendale Heights Road.