County Executive Calvin Ball provided an update on his Ellicott City Safe and Sound plan and announced that five flood mitigation projects are scheduled to start construction within the next 18 months. These five projects, which are 100 percent funded, include the H7 pond, the Quaker Mill Pond, the Maryland Avenue Culverts, the 8600 Main Street Culverts, and the 8534 Main Street culvert/8552 Main Street Berm. Ball also announced an additional round of flood mitigation grants for businesses and property owners.

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