Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will hold his first Citizens’ Budget Hearing for the fiscal 2020 cycle on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m., in the Banneker Room of the George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Ellicott City.

Residents can sign-up to speak at the hearing at From the same link, residents will also have the option to provide online budget testimony; residents who do not wish to sign up online may do so in person on the night of the public hearing beginning at 6 p.m.