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Council Chairman Ball proposes legal action against Howard school system amid ongoing review of school budget

Council Chairman Ball proposes legal action against Howard school system amid ongoing review of school budget

Howard County Council Chairman Calvin Ball threatened possible legal action against the Howard County School System Tuesday for resisting the county auditor's requests for information as it completes a financial audit of the school system.

The move caps an increasingly contentious budget season that pushed the council to pass a measure in July that called for a financial audit of the school system and created an oversight committee to review the school system's budget.

Legal action is the county's "last option" to force the school system to provide requested information necessary to complete the financial audit, Ball said.

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