The Anne Arundel County Council will interview applicants and make a selection on Feb. 21.
There were zero on Wednesday and five on Thursday, but by the noon deadline on Friday, 16 candidates had filled out applications to be the next Anne Arundel county executive. The following list of applicants was provided by Anne Arundel County Council's administrative officer Elizabeth Jones: Five of the candidates were at a forum in Odenton on Thursday night, and Patch has video footage of each making their pitch for the position. The council is scheduled to interview applicants and select a new county executive at 7 p.m. on Feb. 21. The meeting is open to the public and will be broadcast live. For information on your local government channel, check the Anne Arundel County website.
Here's a quick look back at the biggest Annapolis headlines of the week.
Leopold Resigns, Acknowledges 'Serious Errors in Judgment' The Anne Arundel County Council no longer needs to vote on the removal of John Leopold from office after a judge found him guilty last week of two counts of misconduct. Report: Obama Will Visit Annapolis on Wednesday The president will be in Annapolis to meet with Democratic lawmakers, according to The Baltimore Sun. El Toro Bravo Seeking Expansion Downtown Restaurant owners intend to expand to the building adjacent to it, located at 44 West St. Papa John's To Supply 2,500 Pizzas to Naval Academy for Super Bowl Party The Annapolis restaurants prepared for the surge in business on Super Bowl Sunday as they will provide pizza, wings and more to midshipmen as well as local residents. …