Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Harford County Executive has a tour of events scheduled from June 3 to June 4.
David Craig is planning to tour key spots in Maryland early in June and it all begins from his front yard in Havre de Grace. Craig, considered a potential Republican candidate for governor in 2014, recently scheduled a series of events from June 3 to 4, beginning on the front lawn of his Congress Avenue home in Havre de Grace. Craig's campaign spokesman Josh Wolf declined to comment specifically on the events, but did confirm Craig would be embarking on a three-day series of events, kicking off in Havre de Grace. As for the "important announcement" planned for the tour, Wolf said: "Everyone is going to have to wait and join us on June 3 in Havre de Grace." The events are posted on Craig's Facebook page as well as on EvenBrite.com. The …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Harford County Education Association President Ryan Burbey wrote a letter to the editor in response to Harford County County Executive David Craig's proposed budget.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
David Craig wrote Gov. Martin O'Malley to question state funding for Harford County Public Schools.
Harford County Executive David Craig said he would like to meet with the governor to discuss why Harford County Public Schools will receive the biggest cut in funding of any municipality in this year's budget. Craig submitted a letter to Gov. Martin O'Malley—a copy of which is published here—to discuss public school funding. The initial proposal calls for Harford County to receive $12.9 million in state funding for school projects. Craig said that figure represents more than a $4 million cut from last year's funding. Craig also has been outspoken in the past year about the move of pensions from the state to local governments. — Follow HarfordCoPatch on Twitter.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Harford County has a new branch, the Department of Emergency Services. The head of that department will be named on Tuesday morning.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Harford County has a new branch, the Department of Emergency Services.
Harford County's first head of emergency services will be announced on Tuesday. County Executive David R. Craig said Friday the head of the county's new Department of Emergency Services would be unveiled in a formal announcement Tuesday morning in the Harford County Council Chambers. Craig issued an executive order to create the department in 2012 after it was recommended by the Harford County Fire & EMS Commission and the Harford County Public Safety Commission, according to Craig's office. The department, initially dubbed the "Department of Public Safety," is being created "to help ensure the highest quality of service to the citizens and visitors of Harford County and to support our volunteer-based fire and emergency medical services …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Harford County Executive David Craig will hear public comment at Aberdeen High School.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Harford County Executive David Craig will hold the hearing Monday at Aberdeen High School.
Harford County Executive David Craig has rescheduled a budget hearing that was postponed after poor weather last week. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Feb. 11 at Aberdeen High School, in the auditorium. The meeting, originally slated for Jan. 28, was postponed following winter weather-related school closings. The meeting has been arranged to allow for public input on the budget, which will be presented to the Harford County Council on April 1, 2013, according to the County Executive's office. According to a statement from Craig's office Monday, "Persons wishing to address the County Executive and members of his Administration regarding the FY 2014 [budget] should arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the hearing to register to speak…
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Harford County Executive David Craig delivered his State of the County speech Tuesday.
Harford County Executive David Craig outlined his State of the County Tuesday evening, calling the community "sound and stable" during the County Council meeting in Bel Air. Craig touched on the accomplishments of his administration over the duration of his time in office, while also addressing the challenges they have and will continue to face. Read the full address in the PDF file included with this post. Craig also re-iterrated his plan for finishing out his term, which he first stated in December. TELL US: Did the county executive's address answer your questions and concerns? Leave a comment. — » Follow HarfordCoPatch on Twitter…
Monday, January 28, 2013
The Monday meeting will be rescheduled due to winter weather and school closings.
Thanks to poor weather and related school closings in Harford County, a budget meeting scheduled for Monday has been postponed. Originally slated to be held Monday night at Aberdeen High School, the meeting regarding the FY 2014 budget "will be rescheduled in the near future," Harford County Executive David Craig announced Monday morning. The hearing, planned for 6 p.m., was to feature Craig and other members of county staff. It was to allow for public input on the budget, which will be presented to the Harford County Council on April 1, 2013, according to the County Executive's office. Stay with Patch for updates. — » For more Harford County news, follow HarfordCoPatch on Twitter and Associate Regional Editor Sean Welsh on Facebook.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Aberdeen High School could see a new field next season under County Executive David Craig's plan—which he outlined Tuesday.
Aberdeen High School will have a new playing surface at its football stadium if County Executive David Craig has his way. Craig, in outlining his goals for his final two years in office, listed Aberdeen as one of four schools he'd like to outfit with a new field. Aside from Aberdeen, Craig listed Joppatowne, Patterson Mill and Fallston as schools in need of new fields. » See the slideshow Craig presented during his address Tuesday. Those fields would be retrofitted with turf over the next four years in the following order, per Craig's proposal: With those fields outfitted with turf, all of Harford County's high school football stadiums would feature a synthetic playing surface. Aberdeen received a new scoreboard for its stadium earlier …