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Fiscal Year 2021 Meetings Announced for Howard Community College Board of Trustees

Columbia, MD – The Howard Community College (HCC) Board of Trustees has set its meeting schedule for fiscal year 2021.

Meeting Schedule for Fiscal Year 2021

Please Note:  Due to COVID-19, meetings for the remainder of 2020 will be held online via Zoom.  The format, remote or in-person, for meetings in the winter and spring of 2021 will be determined at a future time. In-person large gatherings will be continually evaluated related to health and safety requirements to determine if meetings can resume being held at the college.  Meeting materials are posted seven days in advance and should be consulted for confirmation of time and online information or location.  Materials can be found online at:

The board of trustees has set the dates below for its regular meetings and committee meetings during fiscal year 2021. All changes or additions to these meetings will be announced on the news page of The Howard Community College website, which is located at:

The board of trustees of HCC is authorized by the Maryland Open Meetings Act, Title 3 of the General Provisions Article § 3-305 (b) to conduct certain portions of its meetings in closed session. Therefore, the board will conduct a portion of its August 26, 2020, meeting in closed session “to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice,” and the December 9, 2020, May 26, 2021, and June 11, 2021, meetings “to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of an appointee, employee, or official over whom it has jurisdiction.” These meetings shall continue in closed session until the completion of business.

Board Meetings

Meetings start at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted:

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2020 – Work session, Regular meeting, and Closed session

  • Wednesday, September 23, 2020 – Work session, Regular meeting 

  • Thursday, October 29, 2020 – Work session, Regular meeting
  • Wednesday, November 18, 2020 – Work session, Regular meeting

  • Wednesday, December 9, 2020 – Abbreviated regular meeting, followed by Closed session at 5:00 p.m.

  • Wednesday, January 13, 2021 – Budget work session only

  • Wednesday, January 27, 2021 – Regular meeting only

  • Wednesday, February 24, 2021 – Work session, Regular meeting

  • Wednesday, March 24, 2021 – Work session, Regular meeting

  • Wednesday, April 28, 2021 – Work session, Regular meeting

  • Wednesday, May 26, 2021 – Work session, Regular meeting, and Closed session

Friday, June 11, 2021 – Board retreat at 8:30 a.m., followed by Closed session

Audit and Finance Committee Meetings

Committee meetings start at 8:30 a.m.:

  • Monday, September 21, 2020 

  • Wednesday, November 11, 2020

  • Wednesday, March 10, 2021

  • Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Legislative and Community Relations Committee Meetings

Committee meetings start at 8:30 a.m.:

  • Thursday, October 8, 2020

  • Wednesday, February 10, 2021

A member of the public who would like to present any matter of concern pertaining to the board must submit a written request to the secretary/treasurer of the board at least 72 hours prior to the regularly scheduled public meeting for review and response. In emergency situations, the board may, by a majority vote, give visitors who have not presented a written request in advance an opportunity to present their concerns to the board in any regular public meeting. The board, in recognition of the need to complete its business within reasonable time, may limit the presentation to three minutes.

For more information on meetings of the board of trustees, contact HCC’s Office of the President at 443-518-1820.

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