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2000 Presidential Election

Howard County Ballot Question

Question A - Pursuant to the Adoption of Council Resolution 103-2000

Providing for hearing officers for matters within the jurisdiction of the Board of Appeals

Adding a new Section 502 "Board of Appeals Hearing Examiner" to Article V "Board of Appeals"; authorizing the County Council to appoint hearing examiners to conduct hearings and make decisions in matters within the jurisdiction of the Board of Appeals; establishing certain qualifications for hearing examiners; authorizing the Council to establish the duties, powers, authority and jurisdiction of hearing examiners; providing that decisions made by hearing examiners may be appealed to the Board of Appeals; providing that hearing examiners may be removed from office under certain conditions; and amending Section 501 "The County Board of Appeals" to remove certain inconsistent provisions.