A few potential candidates have expressed interest in the 2014 race for Anne Arundel county executive, according to reports.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Anne Arundel County Police Chief Larry Tolliver announced his resignation Tuesday afternoon, in a letter that says the decision was not "stimulated" by negative claims about the department.
After a stretch of less than nine months heading police in Anne Arundel County, Chief Larry Tolliver announced his resignation Tuesday afternoon, as the county awaits the outcome of an investigation into claims of unfair treatment within the department. "I am resigning today because the department needs a chief who can focus solely on the department’s mission, something that is challenging to do in the current environment," Tolliver said in the letter. Tolliver's resignation is effective May 21. Patch contacted the office of County Executive Laura Neuman for information about possible replacements, but she has yet to respond. In late April, County Councilman Jamie Benoit wrote Neuman, requesting an investigation into whether Tolliver used …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The 2014 budget includes a 3 percent raise for county employees—the first since 2010.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman continued to change the leadership in Anne Arundel this week.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Artwork from elementary students will adorn the Arundel Center's reception area in April.
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman will honor the artwork of elementary school students in an exhibit of their work in the Arundel Center on Tuesday. “This artwork will delight and also inspire us to look to the future,” Neuman said. “As part of our fresh start for Anne Arundel County, we need to highlight all of the great things going on in our community. We will also use this opportunity to announce future contests.” Anne Arundel County Public Schools Superintendent Kevin Maxwell, members of the Board of Education and members of the County Council will join the county executive for a special reception on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the County Council's chambers. All of the students who created artwork have been invited to the …
Monday, March 4, 2013
County Executive Laura Neuman met with the senator to discuss the local impact of the sequester, jobs and working together for the people of Anne Arundel County.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Cordle will reportedly lead an Evaluation Committee charged with reviewing individuals and agencies within Anne Arundel County government.
Former Annapolis alderman David Cordle was named chief of staff on Monday by Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman as she starts to organize a new leadership team for her administration. The appointment is effective immediately. Neuman described the 55-year-old Cordle as a "true public servant" in a prepared statement that also detailed Cordle's experience as chief criminal investigator for the Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney’s Office and in government. He served nine years as an Annapolis alderman. In addition, Cordle served three commands in the U.S. Army and lives in Annapolis with his wife, Michelle. Cordle will reportedly lead an Evaluation Committee charged with reviewing individuals and agencies within Anne Arundel County …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Here's a quick look back at the biggest Annapolis headlines of the week.
Laura Neuman Named Anne Arundel County Executive The chief executive officer of Howard County’s Economic Development Authority was sworn into office Friday in Annapolis. Annapolis Mapped by Income Using Census Data Check out the map to compare income levels in neighborhoods throughout Annapolis, and the rest of the country. Man Robs Convenience Store at Knifepoint Police said the incident occurred Tuesday afternoon on Forest Drive in Annapolis. 'Annapolis' Most Wanted' Man Turns Himself In Police were seeking the man in connection to a December 2012 double shooting. Naval Academy Does the 'Harlem Shake' Midshipmen from the Naval Academy's 13th Company created a dance-video to Baauer’s “Harlem Shake.” Annapolis High Athlete Featured in ‘…
Friday, February 22, 2013
Laura Neuman said she will make Anne Arundel County a leader in Maryland.
Anne Arundel's new county executive, Laura Neuman, was sworn into office on Friday morning at the county courthouse in the company of her family. Neuman recited the words that formalized her office, while standing next to her daughter, Avery, and son, Alex—who both beamed and waved for the cameras. After the ceremony, Neuman laid out a portion of her plans as executive. "We will be a leader in the state, and I look forward to meeting that effort. We will restore confidence in the executive branch of government in Anne Arundel County," she said. "I am truly honored to have this opportunity. Thank you." Neuman assumed the office of county executive almost exactly 12 hours after Thursday night's County Council meeting, where she received the …
The chief executive officer of Howard County’s Economic Development Authority will be sworn into office at 10 a.m. Friday in Annapolis.
UPDATE (11:45 a.m.)—Laura Neuman, who was selected to be the new county executive, was greeted with a rush of applause moments after she received a majority vote Thursday from the Anne Arundel County Council. Neuman, 46, is a native of Anne Arundel County and the CEO of the Howard County Economic Development Authority. She gave a rousing speech during her interview with council members on Thursday night, laying her whole life bare—her trials and successes in making her own way in the world. Neuman earned a master's in business administration without a high school diploma or undergraduate degree, worked at T. Rowe Price, and Hilton Hotels before earning a name for herself in Maryland. "It is truly an honor to serve," Neuman said after she …