The Calvert County – Procurement – Local Preference Bill (HB0835)

Julie Oberg, Director of the Calvert Department of Economic Development sent this information and request.  For those who are familiar, the Calvert County Minority Business Alliance and the Calvert NAACP have been advocating for a Local Preference program for many years.

The Calvert County – Procurement – Local Preference bill (HB0835) hearing is set for next Tuesday, February 20 in the Maryland House Health and Government Operations Committee.

If you would like to testify and/or submit written testimony, the window to do so will be this Friday, February 16 from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm.

The Witness Guidelines and Committee FAQs are attached and also linked here.   This link tells you how to upload a statement, letter, testimony, etc.  One can request to speak virtually and it is spelled out at this link.

Please share this information with others who may be interested in submitting a written statement, attending, or testifying in person or virtually.

If you have questions about the process, please contact Julie Oberg.

Julie Oberg 
/ Director

Calvert County Government

Department of Economic Development

184B Main Street, Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Office: 410-535-1600 x2485

Cell: 410-610-0303