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Show Highlights Angel Park, Lead Paint and Waterway Protection

Angel Park –The County and the Perry Hall community are partnering to create a $1.5 million all-inclusive playground and amphitheater. Find out how you can help!

Clean Green Streams and Waterways – Learn about the County’s efforts on the front lines of protecting water quality and the Bay.

Home Built Before 1978? – Lead paint in older homes is an urgent threat to children and adults. Find out what to do to protect your family.

To view streaming video of the show, go to the Hello Baltimore County page at . Click on the menu icon in the upper left of the video screen to select an individual segment.

In addition to online access, the program runs several times per week on Cable Channel 25, in Baltimore County, at the following times:

Mondays: 1:30 p.m., 6 p.m.

Tuesdays: 12 p.m., 9 p.m.

Wednesdays: 11 a.m., 4 p.m., 10 p.m.

Thursdays: 1 p.m., 8 p.m.

Fridays: 11 a.m., 6 p.m.

Saturdays: 10 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m.

Sundays: 10 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m.

Prepare and 'Learn the Ropes'

Baltimore County invites county residents to learn about the home-buying process, home rehabilitation grants, how to manage credit and more at Housing Resource Day, Saturday, October 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Eastpoint Mall in Dundalk. 

The event will give Baltimore County residents face-to-face contact with housing industry professionals who will help prospective homeowners prepare and “learn the ropes.” The event will offer structured education sessions on home ownership, how to manage credit, how to get a home loan, and how to get funding toward a down payment or closing costs. Information also will be available about grants for home rehabilitation and safe lead paint removal. 

In addition to classroom-style sessions, the event will feature vendors with information displays and giveaways.

The event is organized by the Baltimore County Department of Planning in partnership with Eastside Community Development Corporation, Inc. Learn more and register.

Citizens Invited to Review and Comment on Action Plan

Baltimore County invites the general public to review and comment on its annual Action Plan for advancing key goals in housing and community development.

The County will hold a public hearing on the plan at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6, in Room 104 of the Jefferson Building, located at 105 West Chesapeake Avenue in Towson.

The plan explains how the County expects to deploy its upcoming annual allocation of funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD funds awarded to the County are strategically matched with many other resources.

The draft plan is available for review.

Citizens who are unable to attend the hearing or who may wish to submit their comments in writing may do so by Wednesday, May 13, 2015 to Elizabeth Glenn, Deputy Director, Division of Neighborhood Improvement, Baltimore County Department of Planning, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue, Suite 201, Towson, Maryland 21204 or via fax at 410-887-5696 or via email at


Revised April 6, 2016