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With the Town of Sykesville's General Election coming up on Tuesday, May 7, nominations for Mayor and three Council Members will be accepted this Monday, March 25 at the town council meeting. Residents must be registered to vote in the General Election and registration forms can be found at: 

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South Carroll Delegate Susan Krebs recently released an update on Carroll County politics:

"Carroll has been at the center of state political news this July because of the petition drive to stop in-state tuition for illegal immigrants and for an important meeting between the Carroll's Delegation and its...

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Delegate Susan Krebs' opening remarks to the assembled group at the South Carroll Business Association luncheon indicated that she is actively seeking their input.  She wants to hear from her constituents about issues that affect their businesses and families so that she can use that information to influence legislature.

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Commissioner Doug Howard, in response to the many complaints about the Carrolltown Carnival, issued the following statement.

Ref: The Carnival at Carrolltown Mall

Date: April 7, 2011

I have received many phone calls and emails from residents concerned about the carnival that’s currently setting up in the...

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On March 17, County Commissioner Doug Howard spoke to District 5 residents as a guest speaker for the FACC, about his first 100 days in office.

He explained that one of the first things the five commissioners did was to establish the “Ten Governing Principles” to...

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Commissioner Doug Howard, Carroll County District 5 commissioner, will be the guest speaker at the March meeting for the Freedom Area Citizen's Council.

The meeting will be held Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 7:30 p.m at the South Carroll Senior Center, 5928 Mineral Mill Road.

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Board Restructures County Government

The Carroll County Board of Commissioners approved a new structure for county government that reflects a smaller senior level cabinet format at a significant cost savings. Since taking office on December 6, 2010, the Board has been discussing options that would align similar services; ultimately...

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The Carroll County Board of Commissioners will join their counterparts from throughout the State at the Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) Annual Winter Conference January 5-7, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Hotel in Cambridge, Maryland.

According to Board President Doug Howard, the five member Board is excited about...

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“Office Hours in District 5”

As promised during the campaign, County Commissioner Doug Howard will be holding “office hours” each month at a location within District 5. This is part of an on-going effort to make sure that our local government is as open and accessible as possible. Appointments for these office hours will be...

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Today, the Board of Carroll County Commissioners unveiled their Ten Governing Principles for their administration. Board President Doug Howard said, “It is important for us to set a direction and we have worked collectively on this.” The philosophies are as follows:

1. Smaller, Constitutional Government: As a matter of principle...

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Current commissioner Michael Zimmer might be set to run again, according to recent fundrasing events listed on his Web site.

If he does run, it will likely be for commissioner of District...

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Susan Krebs is running for re-election as representative of District 9B in the Maryland House of Delegates, she recently announced at Sykesville-Freedom District Fire on Hall on Nov. 10.

District 9B includes Eldersburg...

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