Business, Politics

Facing criticism, Baltimore County to postpone proposed legislation for Inspector General oversight board

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County officials on Tuesday announced that the administration will be postponing plans to introduce legislation to create an oversight board for the Office of the Inspector General and will engage in a robust stakeholder engagement process to review proposed updates to rules governing the newly created office. The Association of Inspectors General recently issued a letter to Baltimore …


Business, Education, Politics

Association of Inspectors General condemns Olszewski’s bill to ‘shackle’ Baltimore County IG

UPDATE: Baltimore County officials have announced that the administration will be postponing plans to introduce legislation to create an oversight board for the Office of the Inspector General. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Association of Inspectors General has issued an open letter to Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and the Baltimore County Council expressing “grave concerns” about Olszewski’s bill, …


Olszewski announces legislation to create oversight board for Inspector General

UPDATE 2: UPDATE: Baltimore County officials have announced that the administration will be postponing plans to introduce legislation to create an oversight board for the Office of the Inspector General. UPDATE: The Association of Inspectors General has issued an open letter to Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and the Baltimore County Council expressing “grave concerns” about Olszewski’s bill to restructure the …

Baltimore County Public Library permanently discontinues late fees

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library on Thursday announced that branches would eliminate extended loan fees, or late fees. Extended loan fees have been permanently discontinued and outstanding balances on cardholders’ accounts have been removed. Customers who may not have visited the library recently due to financial obligations or fear of accruing late fines are encouraged to visit their local …

Baltimore County Board of Liquor License Commissioners to consider extending “to-go” cocktails

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Board of Liquor License Commissioners on Wednesday announced that the county’s temporary allowance of “to-go” cocktails for carryout or delivery will end following the expiration of Governor Hogan’s State of Emergency on July 1, 2021. The Baltimore County Board of Liquor License Commissioners will hold a hearing at 1 p.m. on July 12 in Room 104 …

Olszewski announces Baltimore County government office closures for Juneteenth holiday

UPDATE: Baltimore County Public Schools will be open and operating on normal schedule on Friday. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday announced that Baltimore County government offices, as well as District and Circuit Courts and CountyRide van service will be closed on Friday, June 18, in recognition of Juneteenth National Independence Day. This week, President …