At the final meeting of their term on Monday night, Baltimore County Council members voted to extend the county’s traffic camera program, to hire lawyers to defend zoning lawsuits brought by religious groups and to accelerate construction projects.
They also bid farewell to the one council member who is leaving office: Vicki Almond, a Reisterstown Democrat who unsuccessfully ran for county executive this year.
Almond served two terms on the council representing the northwestern part of the county. She got into politics after a long run as a community and schools activist.
“Your district is better now than eight years ago because of all of the things that you’ve done,”...