HB 1402 — Refunding taxes following property assessment appeals. Ellicott City Flooding: At this hearing, the Council will consider whether to set the property tax rate at an amount that would provide more property tax revenue than the current year. To learn more, click here.
Thursday, May 17. Click here to read the letter. Click here to make your voice heard!
CB 46-2018: It also retains grandfathering of insurance premium rates currently offered to homeowners who experience flood map changes. On February 6, the Howard County Council passed several measures aimed at helping area landowners. HCAR successfully negotiated several concessions narrowing the circumstances under which a tenant may cancel an existing lease due to certain hardships, like the loss of employment, job relocation or medical reasons. Transfer Tax Increase: Even if you have not been eligible in the past, now may be the time to check again.
HCAR has consistently opposed such a measure, which would require state approval to implement. Polls will be open from 7 a. High School 13 Meeting Announced.
With only one month to go until Election Day, voters should be aware of several upcoming dates to make certain their vote counts: Thursday, Oct.
Both bills will be heard at a public hearing on May 15, with final approval to follow. It is expected that this will further assist properties impacted by flooding in Ellicott City. Click here to learn more. For electronic delivery the deadline is extended to November 2. While acknowledging the need to address school overcrowding was a top priority for the County, HCAR and other members of the business community cautioned that dramatically lowering the school capacity thresholds would institute an effective building moratorium in much of the County.
County Looks to Extend, Expand Tax Relief Provisions This month, the Howard County Council will consider extending two tax breaks currently available to certain businesses and residents. Following her testimony, the Senate approved SB 972 as amended by a unanimous vote.