Category Archives: Oakleigh

Councilman Marks’ Blog

Four Additional Schools to Open With Air Conditioning

When I was first elected to the Baltimore County Council in 2010, more than a dozen public schools that serve our district lacked air conditioning.  This fall, that number has dropped to one—Dumbarton Middle School, which will reopen next September … Continue reading

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Rezoning Will Help Preserve Cromwell Valley, Perry Hall

The Cromwell Bridge Road corridor is one of the most scenic areas in Baltimore County.  Cromwell Valley Park and Loch Raven Reservoir are not only renowned for their natural beauty, but they bring visitors who frequent area restaurants and other … Continue reading

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Oakleigh Road Development Should Be Scrapped

In October 2009, Baltimore County approved the development of a 22-unit housing development between Oakleigh Road and Perring Parkway.  The “Clearwood Park” project was approved based on the underlying zoning, despite objections from neighbors who criticized the development’s impact on traffic … Continue reading

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New Budget Completes Air Conditioning of Fifth District Schools by 2018

I thank Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz for proposing to fund air conditioning at the last three Fifth District schools not yet programmed for this amenity. Under the budget proposed today, the last three schools–Chapel Hill, Kingsville, and Oakleigh Elementary … Continue reading

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