Tag: County Council

Neuman To Hold Public Town Halls On Budget

Neuman To Hold Public Town Halls On Budget

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

County Executive Laura Neuman will hold a series of town hall meetings to explain the County’s budget process, priorities and to hear from residents on the issues that most matter to them. The public hearings will be held: Thursday, February 13, 6-7 p.m., Lake Shore Elementary School, 4531 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD. Wednesday, February 19,7-8 p.m., […]

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Neuman Campaign Comes Out Swinging

Neuman Campaign Comes Out Swinging

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

This evening, County Executive Laura Neuman’s campaign manager came out swinging for opponent Steve Schuh after a tweet was sent out yesterday. On Twitter, Schuh says that Neuman passed the largest spending increase in history and states that he has fought for lower property taxes. The entire rebuttal is re-printed below: Political expediency, flip-flopping, and […]

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County Libraries To Expand Hours

County Libraries To Expand Hours

| January 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

Beginning January 26, the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) will expand its schedule so that all 15 branches of the system will offer the same weekly operating hours. Each county library will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. from Monday through Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays and […]

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Schuh Supports New Rain Tax Bill

Schuh Supports New Rain Tax Bill

| October 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

Delegate Steve Schuh announced today that he supports County Council Bill 90-13, which would reduce the County’s Rain Tax to $1 per year from the current level of $34 to $170 per year. “I support the proposed reduction because the citizens of Anne Arundel County should not have been burdened with an overall increase in […]

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Bill To Be Introduced To Repeal Rain Tax

Bill To Be Introduced To Repeal Rain Tax

| August 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

 State Senator Bryan Simonaire and State Delegate Steve Schuh announced that they have drafted legislation for pre-filing that will exempt Anne Arundel County from State requirements related to funding of stormwater management projects.  The pre-filed bill is entitled “Anne Arundel County’s Rain Tax Repeal Act of 2014” (Reference LR # 4LR0339). The legislation will remove […]

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Neuman Plans To Veto Bill After Firefighters Union Circumvents Agreement

Neuman Plans To Veto Bill After Firefighters Union Circumvents Agreement

| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The following statement was issued by Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman this evening. The County Administration recently negotiated mutually agreeable contracts with 12 of the 13 unions during labor union talks.  The Local 1563 International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) would have been 13 but we could not come to a successful agreement. The […]

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Neuman Details Progress Of First 100 Days In Office

Neuman Details Progress Of First 100 Days In Office

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has announced she has taken significant steps to moving the County forward during her first one-hundred days in office.  Ms. Neuman completed a review of funding requests from every department and submitted her proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget; appointed her executive cabinet; and worked collaboratively with the County Council to pass important legislation. “The first […]

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County Exec Neuman Seeks Medical Professionals

County Exec Neuman Seeks Medical Professionals

| June 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has announced that she is seeking a licensed physician to serve on the Adult Public Guardianship Review Board. The Adult Public Guardianship Review Board of Anne Arundel County provides oversight to the County’s Departments of Social Services and Aging and Disabilities regarding their Adult Public Guardianship programs. The Board consists of 11 individuals with […]

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Opinion: Laura Neuman Intends To Veto Stormwater Bill

Opinion: Laura Neuman Intends To Veto Stormwater Bill

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

When I moved to Anne Arundel County over two decades ago it was because of, among other things, the beauty of our County and the Chesapeake Bay. This natural beauty is why many of us are here and why we attract tourists from around the globe. Protecting this precious resource is not an option, it […]

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Neuman Appoints Plymyer As County Attorney

Neuman Appoints Plymyer As County Attorney

| April 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman today announced the appointment of David Plymyer as County Attorney. “David is a knowledgeable and dedicated public servant with 30 years of experience in the Office of Law,” County Executive Neuman said. “He will put the citizens first in advising the Administration and the County Council on legal issues.” Plymyer is a Millersville […]

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Neuman Appoints Eastport Resident As Community Affairs Special Assistant

Neuman Appoints Eastport Resident As Community Affairs Special Assistant

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman announced the appointment of Julie Mussog as Special Assistant for Community Affairs. “Julie is a great addition to our team who brings a lot of experience as a civic activist and someone who knows how to solve problems for constituents,” County Executive Neuman said. “She will provide direction for the Office of Community and […]

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County Executive Neuman Encourages Attendance At Home Expo

County Executive Neuman Encourages Attendance At Home Expo

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman is encouraging potential homebuyers to attend the Annual Housing Expo this month in Glen Burnie to meet lenders, Realtors and housing counselors for tips on navigating the process. “Many potential homebuyers have wisely waited for prices to drop before entering the market, and now is the time,” County Executive Neuman said. “At this event […]

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County Executive Neuman: Month 1 Report Card

County Executive Neuman: Month 1 Report Card

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman announced that she has made significant progress in her first month in office by completing her evaluation of key staff, beginning budget preparations and making important appointments. “My first month in office has been very productive and encouraging,” County Executive Neuman said. “We have made immediate changes that I think will move the government […]

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County Executive Neuman Announces Student Art Exhibit and Contest Challenge

County Executive Neuman Announces Student Art Exhibit and Contest Challenge

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman announced that a special reception will be held this week to honor elementary school students by exhibiting their art work in the Arundel Center. “This art work will delight and also inspire us to look to the future,” County Executive Neuman said. “As part of our fresh start for Anne Arundel County, we need […]

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How Laura Neuman Was Selected For Anne Arundel County

How Laura Neuman Was Selected For Anne Arundel County

| February 22, 2013 | 3 Comments

Laura Neuman was selected as Anne Arundel County’s next County Executive last night after three rounds of posturing and voting by the republican controlled council.  Initially, the selection was a shocker. Especially after the political shenanigans that preceded the meeting. Del. Steve Schuh was presumed to be a frontrunner and is an all-but-announced candidate for […]

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The Next County Executive

The Next County Executive

| February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Yes, you too can lead Anne Arundel County throughout the remainder of former County Executive John R. Leopold’s term in office. The qualifications seem pretty benign, but you will have to get through a vote from the Anne Arundel County Council that will likely prove to be more political than any election fraught with conflicts […]

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The Leopold Trial: The Aftermath

The Leopold Trial: The Aftermath

| January 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

UPDATE:  Here is a copy of the full Memorandum issued by Judge Dennis Sweeney with all of his comments regarding each of the charges. (PDF, 40 pages) Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold was found guilty this afternoon of two counts of misconduct. He was found not guilty on another misconduct charge as well as […]

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State Of Maryland Requests Removal Of Anne Arundel County Health Officer

State Of Maryland Requests Removal Of Anne Arundel County Health Officer

| January 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

The State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has requested the removal of Anne Arundel County Health  Officer, Angela Wakhweya, M.D.  While this move appeared to surprise many members of the council, others came to the County Council meeting last night prepared to make the argument. The initial request came from Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene, Joshua Sharfstein,  M.D., […]

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Friends Of Broadneck Park Receive $35K

Friends Of Broadneck Park Receive $35K

| July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Friends of Broadneck Park (FBP) were pleased to learn the request from County Executive, John R. Leopold for funding which allows for the upgrade and improvements to the playground at Broadneck Park was approved by the County Council as part of the FY13 budget. “We are very grateful to our friends groups around the County […]

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Arundel’s Top Cop Calls It Quits

Arundel’s Top Cop Calls It Quits

| July 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Amid a sea of controversy, Colonel James Teare, Anne Arundel County’s police chief, has called it quits as of August 1, 2012.  Teare was under investigation by the State’s Prosecutor in connection with the indictment of Teare’s boss, County Executive John R. Leopold.  According to a statement issued by the State’s Prosecutor, the investigation and […]

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Leopold Announces ‘Connor’s Law’ To Protect Children At Swimming Pools

Leopold Announces ‘Connor’s Law’ To Protect Children At Swimming Pools

| June 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

County Executive John R. Leopold has introduced legislation before the County Council known as “Connor’s Law,” which requires that defibrillators are present at all public and semi-public pools. “The most important job of government is to protect public health and safety, and this legislation is a common-sense solution to save lives,” County Executive Leopold said. […]

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Union Boss Calls For Resignation Of Leopold & Teare

Union Boss Calls For Resignation Of Leopold & Teare

| March 7, 2012 | 3 Comments

This afternoon, David Holway, President of the International Brotherhood of Police Officers called for the immediate resignation of both Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold and Police Chief James Teare. The noon press conference was attended by a half dozen representatives of the Anne Arundel County Police Department, union officials, and press. After the […]

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