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Councilman Kenneth N. Oliver's Biography

Residence

Councilman Kenneth N. Oliver resides in the Randallstown Community with his wife and children.

Education

  • Morgan State University, M.B.A – Finance
  • University of Baltimore, B.S. – Business
  • Baltimore City Public Schools

Employment

  • Vice President, Commercial Lending, Harbor Bank of Maryland
  • Former Sr. Vice President, Credit and Marketing, Development Credit Fund, Inc. (DCF)
  • Former Senior Branch Manager, Equitable Bank, N.A.
  • Former Assistant Professor, Coppin State College

Highlights

  • Elected to Baltimore Council, 2002 (First African-American)
  • Re-elected to the County Council, 2006
  • Chair, Baltimore County Spending Affordability Committee
  • Member, Democratic State Central Committee
  • Member, Hannah More School Board
  • Member, Northwest Hospital Center Board
  • Member, Board of Waterworks and Waste Systems Operation
  • Member, Baltimore County Private Industry Council
  • Member, Baltimore county Leadership Alumni Group
  • Former Chair, Baltimore County Planning Board
  • Former Member, Baltimore County Human Relations Commission

Legislative Accomplishments

During this past term I’ve been working hard to build strong relationships and community partnerships. I’ve been bringing community leaders, citizens, and elected officials together to get things done. Here are just a few of the things we have accomplished together:

  • Brokering Relationships between CCBC and Northwest Hospital to initiate continuing education classes in Randallstown High School.
  • Built Windsor Mill Middle School in an effort to relieve overcrowding
  • Added approximately 7,000 square feet to the Woodlawn Library
  • Repairs to Elementary and Middle Schools in the District
  • Revitalized our local economy

Wal-Mart coming to Randallstown
Home Depot in Brenbrook Plaza
Ruby Tuesday's coming on Liberty Road

  • Randallstown Police Sub-Station
  • Randallstown Pocket Park
  • New Franklin Police Precinct
  • New Franklin Fire Department
  • Owings Mills Metro Project
  • Senior Housing in Woodlawn
  • Working to have more Senior Housing in Owings Mills
  • Woodlawn Senior Center
  • Ice Skating Rink in Reisterstown Regional Park
  • Randallstown Community Center, with Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Group Home Task Force
  • Educational Task Force
  • Liberty West Community Plan (Brenbrook Road to Carroll County Line.)
  • Prohibited 600 homes from being built at Deer Park and Liberty Road
  • Voted to reduce the property tax by one and one-half cents
  • Adequate School Facilities Bill
  • Overcrowded School Districts Bill
  • Voted for salary increase for all police and fire personnel
  • Voted to increase teacher salaries
  • Worked closely with State and Federal elected officials to receive $400,000 towards funding for recreational/educational center.
  • Made several Appointments to various Baltimore County Boards and Commissions
  • Shopping Center Security Camera Legislation
  • Led efforts to clean up Dead Run Stream

Revised January 3, 2008

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