Saturday, May 11, 2013
Executive Laura Neuman will speak at the Arnold campus on May 22.
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman is scheduled to speak at Anne Arundel Community College in a joint event hosted by several local citizens groups. Local residents are invited to attend a speech by Neuman at AACC on May 22 in Arnold where the executive will lay out her priorities for the next fiscal year. Neuman will also host a question and answer session after her presentation. The event is being hosted by the Broadneck Council of Communities, the Arnold Preservation Council and the Greater Severna Park Council, and will take place at 7 p.m. May 22 in the Florestano Building lecture hall at AACC's Arnold campus. Neuman became the county's executive in February after being chosen by the Anne Arundel County Council to serve out …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
A few potential candidates have expressed interest in the 2014 race for Anne Arundel county executive, according to reports.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The 2014 budget includes a 3 percent raise for county employees—the first since 2010.
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Wednesday, May 1
Friday, April 26, 2013
The two-term Republican state delegate plans to announce his 2014 campaign on May 2.
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Friday, April 26
Monday, February 25, 2013
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman made the announcement on Monday.
Friday, February 22, 2013
Laura Neuman said she will make Anne Arundel County a leader in Maryland.
Anne Arundel's new county executive, Laura Neuman, was sworn into office on Friday morning at the county courthouse in the company of her family. Neuman recited the words that formalized her office, while standing next to her daughter, Avery, and son, Alex—who both beamed and waved for the cameras. After the ceremony, Neuman laid out a portion of her plans as executive. "We will be a leader in the state, and I look forward to meeting that effort. We will restore confidence in the executive branch of government in Anne Arundel County," she said. "I am truly honored to have this opportunity. Thank you." Neuman assumed the office of county executive almost exactly 12 hours after Thursday night's County Council meeting, where she received the …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Anne Arundel County Council is set to appoint the next executive on Feb. 21.
As of Wednesday, there have been no applications submitted for the open Anne Arundel County Executive position, and the deadline for application is Friday. But a handful of local politicians have their eyes on the seat. The county council is set to select a successor for former county executive John R. Leopold later this month. Leopold resigned on Feb. 1, shortly after he was found guilty of two counts of misconduct in office. Since then, Leopold's Chief Administrative Officer John Hammond has been serving as executive. Leopold's term was set to expire in 2014. The person appointed by the council later this month would only serve out the remainder of Leopold’s term, and an election in 2014 would choose the next executive. Candidates must …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Several agencies from across the county will meet at Anne Arundel Community College on Tuesday to discuss solutions to preventing tragedies close to home.
A forum to discuss mental health initiatives in the county will be held at Anne Arundel Community College on Tuesday, featuring experts from across the state. The panel will provide updates on what improvements can be made in Anne Arundel County, including adding school resource officers to more public schools. Anne Arundel County Government released the following information on Monday about event: Anne Arundel County will host a forum tomorrow to discuss mental health initiatives in the wake of the Connecticut shooting and other tragedies across the nation. Mental health is a key piece in our discussion about how to prevent these terrible events, which often a perpetrated by a lone gunman who goes unnoticed until the unthinkable happens. …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
A Cape St. Claire resident was among Leopold's alleged political enemies.
Maryland's American Civil Liberties Union has sued Anne Arundel County, its police department and indicted County Executive John Leopold for refusing to turn over files allegedly compiled by county police on Leopold's "enemies." "The facts are clear that Anne Arundel County Executive Leopold ordered his executive detail and other county employees to try to dig up dirt on those he perceived as political rivals, as well as women who complained that he harassed or discriminated against them," said Deborah Jeon, legal director for Maryland's ACLU in a statement. "The time has come for Mr. Leopold and the County to come clean about how, why, and against whom these illegal activities were carried out." Joanna Conti, a Cape St. Claire resident …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Some charter amendments sailed through the polls with a 90 percent approval vote, with the lowest being 61 percent.
Anne Arundel County voters are set to ratify 15 county charter amendments by a landslide, according to early results. All of the county's charter amendments were set to pass as of 10 p.m. Tuesday night—some with as much as 91 percent approval, and as low as 61 percent approval. But the results so far have left no room for middle ground on the issues. Among the charter changes are removing authority from the county executive's veto rights, giving the council the authority to remove a councilman or executive convicted of a felony, and setting the month of August as a legislative recess for the seven-member council. A few of the tighter races are yet to be determined, but Anne Arundel County residents can rest tonight on pretty solid ground …