Category Archives: Ridgely Manor

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

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Agreement Reached on Joppa Road Sonic Restaurant

I am very pleased that an agreement has been reached between the developer of the proposed Sonic restaurant on Joppa Road and nearby community organizations. The restaurant is proposed for construction at 1631 East Joppa Road.  The agreement– between Community … Continue reading

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With Radebaugh Property, Seven New Parks in Our District

Friday’s announcement that Baltimore County will purchase part of the Radebaugh property is terrific news for the Towson community.  Our office had been working with the County Executive’s office on this project for several months. Once the property is “greened,” it will provide … Continue reading

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Increasing Open Space in our Communities

Over the past 20 years, I have worked very hard to expand and improve the open space in our communities.  As President of the Perry Hall Improvement Association, I worked with other leaders to protect the land that subsequently became Indian … Continue reading

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Honoring our 2014 Fifth District Citizens of the Year

In 2011, I started a new tradition:  recognizing outstanding residents of the Fifth District as Citizens of the Year.  This year, I am pleased to acknowledge eight volunteers who have contributed much to our community. In Perry Hall, we are … Continue reading

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Ridgely Manor Park Opens, First New Park in Loch Raven in a Half-Century

Labor Day Weekend was especially eventful for residents of the Ridgely Manor community as we opened the first new park along the Loch Raven Boulevard corridor in more than a half-century. Ridgely Manor Park is a two-acre property at Yakona and Naturo … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking for Ridgely Manor Park

I was delighted to attend the groundbreaking for Ridgely Manor Park, the first new park along the Loch Raven Boulevard corridor in a half-century. The two-acre park will be located on land reclaimed as part of a settlement between the Hess … Continue reading

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Upcoming Milestones in the Fifth District

2014 will be a year of numerous milestones in the Fifth District. In Perry Hall, Baltimore County will complete three important park projects.   The Perry Paw Dog Park will be finished by the spring, providing dog owners and their pets … Continue reading

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A New Direction for Ridgely Manor

Last fall, word broke of a settlement that would lead to the demolition of homes along Yakona Road that were affected by gasoline contamination.   Since then, our office has been working with the Hess Corporation, area residents, and NeighborSpace of … Continue reading

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