Harford County Council

Harford County Council The Harford County Council is the Legislative branch of the Harford County Government Harford County Government was governed by a county commissioner from the time it was created by the state legislature in 1773 until 1972.

In December 1972, enactment of the Harford County Charter gave the county a system of home rule. The charter provided for legislative and executive branches of government. Elected every four years, the seven-member Harford County Council operates as the legislative branch. Six council members are elected every four years, one from each of the county's six voting districts. The remaining council member is elected at large to serve as council president. The panel meets in legislative session on the first three Tuesdays of each month.


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