Annapolis, MD – The first in the series of seven budget town hall meetings begins tonight at Southern High School, Harwood, Md located within district 7 and represented by Councilwoman Jessica Haire.

Both the County Executive Pittman and Councilwoman Jessica Haire will give opening remarks followed by the presentation of the County budget. Members of the public will also be allowed to make comments.

The budget town hall meeting will be held in all the district within the county. This is to give the general public opportunity to participate in the process.

County Executive Pittman will introduce the budget on May 1, in accordance with the county charter.  The County Council then has 45 days to deliberate and pass a balanced budget.