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If Approved, the Tax Sale Would Be Delayed Until October 2020

In light of the economic stress placed on households and businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski today announced that the administration is introducing a bill to allow Baltimore County to delay the tax sale process.

“In the midst of this public health crisis, we continue to take unprecedented steps to support our residents,” Olszewski said. “We are optimistic that the County Council will join us in providing property owners more flexibility during this uncertain time.”

Baltimore County properties with unpaid real property taxes, accrued interest or penalties may be auctioned at the County's annual tax sale.

Currently Baltimore County is required by law to hold the tax sale “by the third Thursday in June.” It is currently scheduled for June 5, 2020. Baltimore County cannot alter this date without legislative action.

If approved by the County Council, Olszewski would delay the 2020 Baltimore County tax sale until October 2020.

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Find more information regarding the Baltimore County 2020 tax sale.


Making Public Meetings More Accessible

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski today issued the following statement in response to the Baltimore County Council’s passage of a resolution moving the start time for work sessions of the County Council:

“The best governments are transparent, accessible, and connected, and I'm proud of the significant strides my administration has already taken to open Baltimore County government like never before. I've long championed moving the start time of public meetings so that they are more accessible to the public, and I applaud the County Council for moving forward with this reform.”


County Council Votes for Public Safety Solution

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski today issued the following statement in response to the Baltimore County Council’s passage of the SAFE Act:

“Tonight a bipartisan group of Councilmembers voted for safer communities across Baltimore County—and throughout our region. I applaud the members of the Council who joined us to support this commonsense public safety solution that will keep stolen guns off our streets and out of the hands of violent criminals.”


 
 
Revised September 11, 2017