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CA Rep Open Position

The Long Reach Community Association is currently seeking applicants for the open position of Columbia Council Representative (CA Rep) with a term ending April 30, 2023.

Interested Long Reach residents may submit an application to the Village Manager/Executive Director via email at info@longreach.org or drop it off in-person at Stonehouse during business hours. Application Deadline is 12pm, Monday, February 6, 2023.

The LRCA Board will be holding applicant interviews virtually on Wednesday, February 8, 2023, from 6 – 7:30pm, with Special Meeting to follow at 7:30pm.

Columbia Council Representative Position

Columbia Council Representative Application

Special Meeting – Feb. 8, 2023

The Long Reach Community Association (LRCA) Board of Directors will hold a Special Meeting on February 8, 2023 at 7:30pm to discuss the CA Representative appointment.

The Zoom meeting link will be posted no later than 3pm on Friday, February 3, 2023.

Sewells Orchard Pond Retrofit Public Meeting – Feb 7

Tuesday, February 7, 7pm
Howard County Rec & Parks Headquarters

The Howard County Stormwater Management Division is working on a capital project to repair the outlet structure for the eastern of the three ponds in the Sewells Orchard development. This repair is required due to the poor condition of the existing metal outlet structure. A second public meeting will be held Tuesday, February 7 at 7pm at the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks headquarters (7120 Oakland Mills Road) to discuss this project.

For more information on the project, visit https://www.howardcountymd.gov/bureau-environmental-services/sewells-orchard-pond-repair-project-second-public-meeting. You may also contact P.E., Chief, Stormwater Management Division Mark Richmond at 410-313-6413 or msrichmond@howardcountymd.gov.

2023 Village Elections

Throw Your Hat In The Ring!

Nominations Open March 1—March 21

Two Village Board and the CA Representative positions will be filled at the annual Long Reach election on Saturday, April 22, 2023.

  • Candidates must be property owners or lease-holding tenants of properties in Long Reach Village.
  • Petitions on election information can be picked up at Stonehouse beginning March 1, 2023.
  • Candidates must file a Nomination Petition no later than March 21, 2023 at 12 noon.

Election Committee Members are Needed!

Consider joining the Election Committee. It is a great way to learn more about your village! Election Committee Responsibilities

If you are interested, email elections@longreach.org or call 410-730-8113.


Interested in Running for CA’s Board of Directors?

Thursday, February 16, 5-6:30pm

Every year, CA hosts an information session for anyone looking to learn more about the organization’s Board of Directors. During this session, senior leadership will provide an overview of CA, explain the roles and responsibilities of the Board and answer relevant questions.

This free event will take place via Zoom webinar and is open to anyone looking to learn more about the Board and the election process.

Click here to register.

Reach Out – January 20, 2023

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1.20.23

Board Mtg – Tues, Feb 7 Canceled

The February 7, 2023 Board meeting has been canceled. The next Board Meeting is scheduled for February 21, 2023 and will be held online via Zoom. The meeting link will be posted by 3pm on February 17, 2023.

For agendas, minutes, and more information click here.

Reach Out – November 11, 2022

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11.11.22

Sewells Orchard Pond Retrofit Project

The Howard County Stormwater Management Division is working on a capital project to repair the outlet structure for the eastern of the three ponds in the Sewells Orchard development. This repair is required due to the poor condition of the existing metal outlet structure.

A public meeting was be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks headquarters (7120 Oakland Mills Road) to discuss this project.

To view more information, including the plans, a video of the October 26th meeting presentation, visit https://www.howardcountymd.gov/public-works/community-involvement (scroll down the page to the specific project). For more information, contact P.E., Chief, Stormwater Management Division Mark Richmond at 410-313-6413 or msrichmond@howardcountymd.gov.

View the August 12, 2022 County Notification.