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Latest County Council Items
Hawaii County will begin seeking proposals for a waste-to-energy facility - by far the county's largest public works project - next week, Mayor Billy Kenoi said.
Officials in Cleveland are trying to figure how to deal with escalating violence at the county's new juvenile detention facility.
A southern Indiana sheriff said he will again sue his county's council after it cut $4.4 million budgeted for law enforcement and jail operations.
Big Island Mayor Billy Kenoi told a County Council panel he plans to pursue a waste-elimination project to address capacity problems at Hilo's landfill.
Days after a Prince George's County lawmaker introduced a bill to exempt amusement parks from paying the county's increased minimum wage, developers announced plans to build a 175-foot Ferris wheel on the Potomac River's edge at National Harbor.
The Complete Streets initiative in St. Louis County could be approved next week, more than two months after it first came before the County Council.
An effort is underway in Prince George's County to carve out an exemption to the much-ballyhooed "regional minimum wage" increase passed by lawmakers there, in Montgomery County and in Washington, D.C., last year.
One parcel of a massive mixed-used development project in central Prince George's County, which was left in a lurch after its developer was embroiled in an extortion scheme that involved a former county executive, could make headway Monday when county officials are set to reconsider plans for the land.
Montgomery County officials have revived the county's only law ever to be rejected by referendum, and opponents are contemplating another challenge.