Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published February 04, 2010

Franchot to Visit Two Howard County Schools, Construction Funding and Superior Maintenance

WHO: Comptroller Peter Franchot
   Dr. Sydney L. Cousin, superintendent, Howard County Public Schools
Mr. Bruce Gist, director of school construction
Mr. Ken Roey, executive director of facilities planning and management
WHAT:  Comptroller Peter Franchot will join Howard County Public School System administrators, as well as state and local officials as they tour Clarksville Middle and Worthington Elementary schools. The school board is asking the state for more than $30 million in total for various projects, of which nearly $3 million has been requested for Clarksville Middle School.  Comptroller Franchot will recognize Worthington Elementary for its superior maintenance practices.

As in years past, Comptroller Franchot, as a member of the state’s Board of Public Works, which approves school construction funding, plans to visit schools statewide to make a first-hand assessment of current needs, as well as long-term plans for future renovations. Overall, approximately $772 million has been requested from 21 school districts throughout Maryland.

WHEN:  Monday, February 8, 2010

WHERE:  Clarksville Middle School

9:30 a.m.

6535 S. Trotter Road

Clarksville, MD 21029

  Worthington Elementary School

1:30 p.m.

4570 Roundhill Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043

CONTACT: Caron Brace, 410-212-9414 (cell)