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  • Setting priorities in Balto. Co. [Editorial]

    Setting priorities in Balto. Co.  [Editorial]
    The prevailing governing philosophy of Baltimore County might well be summed up, with apologies to Henry David Thoreau, as "That government is best which governs least interestingly." As such, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz appeared to go to great lengths in his budget address to the County Council this morning to conceal the fact that he is proposing something quite significant. But there it is, toward the bottom of page eight, after a lengthy discussion of the merits of lowering the projected rate of return on county pensions and forward-funding OPEB obligations (eyes glazing over yet?): a plan to substantially increase borrowing for school construction over the next several years.
  • City-owned Hilton spends most of its occupancy tax set-aside on debt service

    City-owned Hilton spends most of its occupancy tax set-aside on debt service
    The city-owned Hilton Baltimore spent nearly all of the $2.8 million it generated in hotel occupancy taxes — money the city gave it last year to help the struggling convention center hotel make its debt payments, officials said. The hotel did...

    Harford bonds get top ratings ahead of $40 million sale on March 11

    Harford bonds get top ratings ahead of $40 million sale on March 11
    Harford County government has received top ratings from the nation's three major municipal bond rating agencies in advance of a $40 million bond sale scheduled for March 11. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services informed the county Tuesday it had upgraded...

    Harford pushes latest bond sale back to March

    Harford pushes latest bond sale back to March
    Harford County officials plan to postpone by a month a planned sale of bonds to finance two key public safety-related projects and other capital improvements. Originally scheduled for this week, the bond sale will be for a lower amount, $40 million as...

    Teachers union to executive: Cut elsewhere, give the money to schools [Letter]

    Much attention has been focused on the minimal increases over time in the budget for the Harford County Board of Education. Many have questioned why the Board of Education budget should increase amid slightly declining enrollment. County Executive Craig...