Category Archives: recreation

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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Artificial Turf Field to be Funded at Perry Hall High School

I am pleased to announce that funding for a new artificial turf field will be included in the proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Baltimore County budget. Our office has advocated for this project since last spring, when we pulled together stakeholders … Continue reading

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Work Begins on Perry Hall’s Soukup Park and Arena

On March 29, I was honored to participate in the groundbreaking for Soukup Park and Arena, a new community center that will be built east of Honeygo Boulevard at Joppa Road.  Despite the bad weather, more than 80 people gathered … Continue reading

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Modify Policy on Use of Athletic Fields

After Hurricane Irene, county employees were rightfully focused on restoring power and removing debris from our communities.  Many schools were closed for up to a week due to power problems, even though the athletic fields were free of debris.  The … Continue reading

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