The Harford County House Delegation met this morning and voted unanimously in favor of the elected school board bill, HB 629. All 8 members of the delegation were present and voted to support the bill.
The proposed legislation would expand the school board to nine members, with six members elected within each of the six Harford County Council Districts and three members appointed by the Governor.
Districts A,B, and D are up first in 2010, then C, E, and F in 2012.
A similar bill has been filed in the State Senate as SB 629 with the support of all three senators representing Harford County. The House version, HB 639 has a hearing scheduled for next Tuesday, February 17th at 1 P.M. before the House Ways and Means Committee. The Senate hearing is scheduled for March 4th.