Category Archives: Honeygo Plan

Councilman Marks’ Blog

Perry Hall’s First New School in a Quarter-Century Under Construction

On Monday, Baltimore County officials and community leaders will officially break ground on the new northeastern elementary school being constructed near Chapel and Joppa Roads. This will be the first new school in Perry Hall in a quarter-century. The 725-seat … Continue reading

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Why the New Elementary School Site Helps Advance a Middle and High School

Yesterday, Superintendent Dance announced that a county-owned property near the intersection of Chapel and Joppa Roads would be the site of the new 700-seat elementary school.  The recommendation means that school system staff can begin designing the campus, with a goal … Continue reading

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Continuing our Work to Address Overcrowding in the Northeast

One of my priorities as County Councilman has been to reduce school overcrowding.  This is a complex problem, and not entirely driven by new development.  In Carney and Parkville, for instance, we are seeing a demographic turnover as older homeowners sell to … Continue reading

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Modify the Honeygo Requirements to Address School Overcrowding

I will be introducing legislation to slow growth in Perry Hall’s Honeygo area until a new elementary school and key infrastructure improvements are completed.  The legislation will amend the Honeygo Plan, which has governed development in rural northeastern Baltimore County since … Continue reading

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Council Extends Honeygo Area, Improving Building Standards in Perry Hall

Over the past few weeks, the Baltimore County Council passed two pieces of legislation that I believe will greatly improve the attractiveness and functionality of new construction in Perry Hall. Since 1994, development in northeastern Perry Hall has been governed by … Continue reading

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Honeygo at 20

In March of 1992, the Times-Herald broke the news that then-County Executive Roger B. Hayden wanted to halt development for three years in Perry Hall.  Hayden was quoted as telling the Times-Herald that “growth has not taken into account needed services–including … Continue reading

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