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Harford bonds retain top credit rating for $55 million sale on Valentine's Day

Harford bonds retain top credit rating for $55 million sale on Valentine's Day

Ahead of its $55 million bond sale scheduled for Valentine's Day, Harford County government announced it has retained its top, AAA credit ratings on the bonds.

This will be the third straight year the county has received a top credit report from the three principal rating agencies, Standard & Poor's, Moody's Investors Service and Fitch Ratings, the county administration said in a news release, which also noted Harford is one of eight Maryland counties to carry a top tier rating on its bonds.

County Executive Barry Glassman and his top fiscal advisors met with the three rating agencies in New York late last month. The agencies released credit opinions on the bonds in the...

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