County Council to Consider Extending Public Water and Sewer in Clarksville

On July 2, Mary Kay Sigaty, County Council Chairperson and Council Member representing District 4, introduced legislation at the request of Erickson Living Properties II, LLC to amend Howard County’s General Plan (PlanHoward 2030). Changes to the General Plan are needed for Erickson Living’s continuing care retirement community, proposed for Clarksville, to continue the development review process. The County Council will hold a public hearing on the bill on Monday, July 16 at 7 p.m. (George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Road, Ellicott City).

Council Bill 59-2018 (CB59-2018) seeks to make the following changes to PlanHoward 2030:

  • Adjust the Planned Service Area boundary for water and sewer service to include approximately 61 acres of property located west of Clarksville Pike and South of Sheppard Lane in Clarksville;
  • Adjust the Growth Tier Maps of Howard County to reflect the incorporation of said property into the Planned Service Area and the designation of the property within the Growth Tier 1 of Howard County; 
  • Designation of the property as a Targeted Growth and Revitalization Designated Place Type; and
  • Provide that certain adjustments will be null and void unless certain conditions are met.

To view CB59-2018, learn more about the legislative process, and submit written testimony or register to speak at the hearing visit: https://cc.howardcountymd.gov/.  

In preparation for the public hearing, the River Hill Board of Directors will discuss the legislation at their meeting on Monday, July 9. To provide input to the Board, residents may attend Resident Speak Out on July 9, email the village manager at manager@villageofriverhill.org, or contact the Association’s Board Members directly by visiting https://www.villageofriverhill.org/board/board-of-directors/.

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