Category Archives: Perry Hall Middle

Councilman Marks’ Blog

Budget Funds Infrastructure, Park Upgrades Throughout Fifth District

The proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget addresses numerous priorities in the Fifth District.  I am particularly pleased with the inclusion of funding to advance a new middle school, my top priority in the northeast, but there are numerous other improvements that … Continue reading

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New Middle School Funded in Northeastern Baltimore County

I am pleased to announce that the Fiscal Year 2018 budget will include $7 million in funding to plan for a new northeastern middle school.  The proposed 1,500-seat school will be constructed at a site to be determined by the … Continue reading

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Time to Demand Relief for Perry Hall Middle School Overcrowding

As you know, one of my priorities as Perry Hall’s Councilman has been to reduce overcrowding at Perry Hall Middle School. It was the primary reason why we downzoned, lowered and blocked development in 2016 on more than 1,268 acres … Continue reading

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Pedestrian Safety Improvements Planned at Perry Hall Middle, High Schools

The Baltimore County Department of Public Works will install improvements along Ebenezer Road to slow speeding at Perry Hall Middle and High Schools. Two raised crosswalks with pedestrian refuge islands will be installed in front of Perry Hall High School.  … Continue reading

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Citing School Overcrowding, Councilman Marks Initiates Largest Downzoning in Perry Hall History

This morning, I announced plans to downzone more than 1,268 acres in an effort to force action to address current overcrowding at Perry Hall Middle School and future issues at Perry Hall High School. The move is believed to be … Continue reading

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The Rezoning Process: How it Affects Future Development

If you live in the Fifth District, you may have received a letter in the mail about a zoning change.  Zoning determines what can be built on a property.  Every four years, the Baltimore County Council can rezone land, allowing … Continue reading

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From Towson to Perry Hall, Action on School Overcrowding

The Fifth District that I represent stretches from Charles Street to the Harford County line.   In the Towson area, demographic changes over the past decade have led to severe school overcrowding. Older residents are moving out, and younger families are … Continue reading

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Take Steps Now to Reduce Northeast Overcrowding

Leaders of our Baltimore County Public School system are considering options as they try to reduce overcrowding in the Catonsville area and along the York Road corridor.  They have already scheduled community meetings in each region.  I am pleased that … Continue reading

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Perry Hall High School’s 50th Anniversary

2013 will mark Perry Hall High School’s fiftieth anniversary.   The original location was what is now Perry Hall Middle School.   When that place became too crowded, the school system constructed the current high school down Ebenezer Road and converted the first building into … Continue reading

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