Category Archives: Rodgers Forge

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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Expand the Social Host Pilot Program To Northern Towson, Rodgers Forge

Councilwoman Cathy Bevins and I will introduce legislation at the January 17th Council meeting that expands the social host pilot program, a year-old initiative that targets renter behavior in areas near universities and with high concentrations of student renters. The … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown Towson, Goucher College, Riderwood Hills, Rodgers Forge, social host, Towson Park, Towson University | Comments Off

Legislation Would Require Design Review in Anneslie, Rodgers Forge Commercial Area

At the January 3rd meeting of the Baltimore County Council, I will introduce a resolution that requires new construction in the commercial area of Rodgers Forge and Anneslie to be evaluated by the Design Review Panel.  The area will extend along York … Continue reading

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My Thanks to the Voters of Baltimore County

I would like to thank the voters of Baltimore County’s Fifth Councilmanic District for their support in the November general election.  I am honored to have received more than 98 percent of the votes cast for this office. I would … Continue reading

Posted in air conditioning, Cromwell Valley, Downtown Towson, Dumbarton Middle, Fullerton Reservoir, Hogan, Loch Raven, O'Malley, Rodgers Forge, Towson Circulator, Towson Manor Village, West Towson | Comments Off

Saving the Dumbarton Trees

In 2013, I helped secure funding for air conditioning and interior modifications at Dumbarton Middle School, which serves students from central and southern Towson.   The school system began developing plans, with design and contract bidding to be done in  in August 2014 … Continue reading

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Proudly Endorsed by Baltimore County’s Educators

I am very proud to be endorsed by Baltimore County’s educators – the Teachers Association of Baltimore County (TABCO) and the Education Support Professionals of Baltimore County (ESPBC). We’ve worked very hard to improve our public schools over the past three years.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Cromwell Valley, Dumbarton Middle, endorsements, Hampton, Harford Hills Elementary, Perry Hall High School, Rodgers Forge, school overcrowding, Stoneleigh | Comments Off

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

Posted in bicycle, Chapel Road, dog park, Indian Rock Park, NeighborSpace, Perry Hall, Ridgely Manor, Rodgers Forge, school overcrowding, Towson Circle III, Towson Commons, Uncategorized, Yakona | Comments Off

16 Miles of Roads to be Resurfaced in Fifth District

Even though the state government has sharply cut the road funding it provides to Baltimore County and other jurisdictions, I am pleased that resources have been found to repair our local streets.  Over the next two years, Baltimore County will … Continue reading

Posted in Anneslie, Carney, Chapel Road, Downtown Towson, Loch Raven, Perry Hall, resurfacing, Rodgers Forge, Uncategorized, West Towson | Comments Off