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Baltimore County announces grants to support visual and performing arts, humanities, science, cultural organizations

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced that applications are open for the Baltimore County Commission on Arts and Sciences’ Fiscal Year 2022 Project Grants to support not-for-profit organizations that offer visual and performing arts, science and humanities programs. Grants from $1,000 to $9,500 are available for organizations that serve Baltimore County’s residents. The deadline for applications …


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Olszewski highlights partnership with United Way for innovative eviction prevention program

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—In the latest effort to strengthen the safety net for families suffering economic losses as a result of the pandemic, Baltimore County and United Way of Central Maryland have partnered to help prevent evictions in vulnerable communities through the Strategic Targeted Eviction Prevention (STEP) pilot program. The first-of-its-kind effort in Maryland, Baltimore County’s STEP pilot program provided $4 …


Olszewski announces Baltimore County’s first comprehensive enterprise-wide efficiency audit

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday announced that the County has selected Public Works, LLC, to conduct an enterprise-wide efficiency audit. The County’s first-ever comprehensive assessment will be conducted across all Baltimore County government departments and Baltimore County Public Schools to identify opportunities for fiscal savings through efficiency in operations and service delivery. “Governments should effectively and …

Olszewski announces 2021 series of virtual Baltimore County budget town hall meetings

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced his third annual series of town hall meetings to hear from constituents about their ideas and priorities. Seven virtual meetings, one for each County Council district, will provide a forum for public discussion focused on future budget priorities and ensure that community members have the opportunity to provide input into the …

Olszewski strengthens environmental standards for new Baltimore County buildings

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday issued an Executive Order requiring all newly constructed Baltimore County facilities or major renovations to be completed to the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver standard or higher. Requiring LEED Silver standards will ensure future construction and renovation projects incorporate sustainable elements that will generate lower costs …

Olszewski announces Black History Month conversation series

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced a Black History Month conversation series, engaging Black leaders across Baltimore County in a dialogue about the successes of Black leaders and the work ahead to promote a more equitable and inclusive Baltimore County. “Black History Month provides an important opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the successes of Black leaders …

Baltimore County to allow youth sports to resume on February 1

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday issued an Executive Order stating that amateur sports events, including high school, youth, and/or recreational games, clinics, skills sessions, scrimmages and practices, may restart effective Monday, February 1, 2021. Outdoor Sports Attendance at organized amateur sports events held outdoors is limited to: Players; Referees and/or officials; Trainers, coaches and staff; and One …

Baltimore County Department of Aging launches new home repair program for older residents [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Aging on Tuesday announced the Baltimore County Age-Friendly Upgrades for Seniors (BCAUSE) program, which offers Baltimore County homeowners over the age of 65 the opportunity to receive home repairs or safety modifications to help enable them to stay in their homes in order to age safely in place. The BCAUSE program is a collaboration …