Category Archives: Neighborhood Commons

Councilman Marks’ Blog

Why I am Seeking Reelection to the Baltimore County Council

I will be seeking reelection to the Baltimore County Council in 2018.  I look forward to continuing my record of bipartisan and independent leadership for the citizens of the Fifth District. While other governments are embroiled in partisanship and stalemate, … Continue reading

Posted in air conditioning, Angel Park, bicycle, budget, Carney, charter review, Cromwell Valley, Cub Hill, Design Review Panel, Downtown Perry Hall, Downtown Towson, Dumbarton Middle, Herring Run, infrastructure, Joppa Road, Mount Vista, Neighborhood Commons, open space, Pedestrian and Bicycle, Perry Hall, Radebaugh Park, rezoning, Ridgely Manor, social host, Towson, Towson Circulator | Comments Off on Why I am Seeking Reelection to the Baltimore County Council

Improving Towson’s Herring Run Watershed

Last week, I announced the creation of a task force to recommend improvements to the Herring Run green space in eastern Towson. The task force will be headed by David Riley, president of the Knollwood Association, and include representatives from neighborhoods closest to … Continue reading

Posted in Herring Run, Idlewylde, Knollwood-Donnybrook, Neighborhood Commons, Overbrook, Towson High School, Wiltondale | Comments Off on Improving Towson’s Herring Run Watershed

Legislation Will Create Open Space Zoning Designation

At our February 6th meeting, Baltimore County Councilman Tom Quirk and I will introduce legislation that creates a no-build zoning overlay in Baltimore County. The legislation creates a “Neighborhood Commons Overlay District” that would permit only open space or minor recreational structures … Continue reading

Posted in Neighborhood Commons, NeighborSpace, Quirk, rezoning | Comments Off on Legislation Will Create Open Space Zoning Designation