FAQ:

  1. What is the most current redistricting proposal?

     On October 3, 2017, Interim Superintendent Dr. Martirano presented his proposed recommendations to the Board of 

     Education. Here is the proposed recommendation overview.

     http://www.hcpss.org/f/schoolplanning/2017-superintendent-attendance-overview.pdf

 

     Previous proposals included

 

2. What is the policy document used to guide the school attendance area adjustment?

    School boundary adjustment can be considered based on Policy 6010 http://www.hcpss.org/f/board/policies/6010.pdf

 

3. How do I find my polygon number?

    http://hcpss-gis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=78bbfc96270e4e16bcec96478fe1f24e

 

4. How do I provide feedback regarding the superintendent’s proposal?

    The BOE is now receiving official testimony via email at boe@hcpss.org  or mail to Board of Education, 10910  

    Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042

 

5. What are the remaining important dates in the redistricting process?

    There will be two public hearings at the Board of Education 10910 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042. You can

    pre-register to speak at the BOE public hearings at http://www.hcpss.org/board/meeting-participation/

  • Thursday, Oct 26, 7 pm (pre-registration begins October 5th)

  • Tuesday, Nov 7, 7 pm (pre-registration begins October 17th

 

    The BOE will hold a total of 5 work sessions. The public will be able to observe, but will not have chance to provide 

    comments during the sessions, much like the AAC meetings.

  • Thursday, October 12, 7 p.m.

  • Wednesday, November 1st, 7:30pm,

  • Thursday, November 2nd, 7:30pm,

  • Thursday, November 9th 7:30 pm,

  • Tuesday, November 14th 7:30 pm 

 

    Thursday, November 16th 7:30 pm, BOE takes action on the Attendance Area Adjustment Plan. The BOE reviews the   

    recommendations and decides whether it will move to approve changes in the school attendance areas.

 

6. Are there any county policies that affect school capacity? 

    The APFO (Adequate Public Facility Ordinance) revision (CB61) that is now before the county council can influence  

    growth patterns that may make schools candidates for redistricting.  More information on APFO is at

    https://www.howardcountymd.gov/About-HoCo/County-Executive/Adequate-public-facilities-ordinance-task-force     

    CAPA testified on Monday, September 11 at the county council public hearing for APFO changes that will make school

    less vulnerable for redistricting again in a few years. CB 61 is now being tabled till November. You can still write to the

    county council to express your opinion on the matter at councilmail@howardcountymd.gov.

 

 

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P.O.BOX 2164

Ellicott City, Md 21041-2164

Email: info@capa-hc.org

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