From Harford County government:
Harford County Executive Barry Glassman has named Jenny B. King acting deputy director in the Department of Planning and Zoning. An experienced planning professional, Ms. King is a former employee of the department, most recently employed as chief of staff for the Maryland Department of Planning. She will serve under Bradley Killian, who became the county director of planning and zoning in December following an appointment by County Executive Glassman.
“We are excited that Jenny has agreed to return to Harford County. Her prior experience with the Town of Bel Air, Harford County, and the Maryland Department of Planning will be a great asset as we move toward updating our Master Plan and Land Use Element Plan,” Mr. Glassman said.
Jenny B. King began her career as a planner with the Town of Bel Air, later joining the Harford County Department of Planning and Zoning as a development review planner. Her experience with the county involved reviewing residential, commercial and industrial developments. At the Maryland Department of Planning, she was the primary planner responsible for reviewing local comprehensive plans for Harford, Carroll, Frederick and Howard counties and their municipalities. She also served as the department’s principal staff to the Task Force on the Future for Growth and Development in Maryland, which later became the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission. As chief of staff, she directed coordination between state and local agencies, and advised department leadership of current issues and trends. Ms. King has a bachelor’s degree in geography and environmental planning from Towson State University.
In accordance with an amendment to the Harford County Charter approved by voters in November, deputy directors in the executive branch are appointed by the county executive and subject to confirmation by the County Council.