The idea that the proper role of government is to solve all of society’s problems and meet all of our needs is a false creed that is doomed to failure. Government today at all levels is too large, too expensive, and too intrusive.
My Administration has worked hard to reform County government and make it work smarter and harder for citizens. We have successfully:
Balanced the budget for the first time since 2008. The budget is now in surplus
Increased the Rainy Day Fund to an all-time high of $66 million
Reformed land-use departments to require stricter review of development projects
Streamlined government departments to improve customer service
Implemented a 311 program and mobile app to provide easy access to any County service
Reorganized all government departments to improve communications and coordination of efforts
Appointed a Cabinet that reflects the diversity of the County (20% minority and 40% female)
Vision & Priorities
Our team is moving quickly to implement our vision to make our county the best place to live, work and start a business in Maryland.
Education is a fundamental responsibility of county government, and every child deserves a great education. As a trained educator and parent, I understand...
Quality of Life
The Chesapeake Bay and its headwaters are among Anne Arundel County’s most critical assets. The maritime nature of our county and 500 miles of shoreline...