The following Bills, in PDF format, were introduced by the County Council at its January 17, 2023 meeting. These Bills will be discussed at the Work Session on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at 4 p.m. Final Reading and Vote will occur at the Legislative Session on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 6 p.m.
Baltimore County’s second council district map gets judicial OK over civil rights groups’ objections – Baltimore Sun
A federal judge approved Baltimore County Council’s second attempt to redraw council district boundaries Thursday, but civil rights groups continued to insist the map doesn’t deliver a “level playing field” for Black voters. U.S. District [...]
Baltimore County executive proposes bill making it easier for police to shutter ‘nuisance’ businesses – Baltimore Sun
Closing businesses deemed “public nuisances” would be easier for police under a bill to be proposed Monday by Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. Current law allows the chief of police to close a business [...]
Baltimore County coalition wants referendum adding four seats to growing county’s council – Baltimore Sun
A coalition of Baltimore County groups is calling for a referendum to be tacked onto November’s ballot that, if passed, would add four seats to the seven-member county council beginning with the 2026 election. Organizers [...]