Things to Know in Columbia, 10/20
Looking forward to some Columbia sunshine today!
"Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a southwest wind between 15 and 21 mph. Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind between 11 and 15 mph." — The National Weather Service
Question of the Day:
What do you think of the Board of Education's proposal to use alcohol tax funding to build artificial turf athletic fields?
Committee Members Sought:
County Executive Ken Ulman is seeking applicants who are interested in serving a five-year term on the Cable Advisory Committee. The Committee provides recommendations to the executive and council on all matters related to the County cable system and its facilities.
Eligible candidates must be Howard County residents, 18 or older, have an interest in cable and be able to attend the Committee’s meetings held quarterly (the second Wednesday in March, June, September and December).
Applicants should send a resume and a brief letter explaining why they want to serve on the committee to Howard County Government, Department of County Administration, Attn: Susan Smith-Bauk, 3430 Courthouse Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21043.
This Day in History:
"Hopelessly trapped at Yorktown, Va., British General Lord Cornwallis surrendered 8,000 British soldiers and seamen to a larger Franco-American force, effectively bringing an end to the American Revolution." — History.com
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