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Councilman Marks honors 19 Fifth District Citizens of the Year

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Councilman David Marks on Tuesday announced that 19 outstanding volunteers would be named Fifth District Citizens of the Year. The Citizens of the Year program was created in 2011 as a way for Councilman Marks to recognize good works throughout the Fifth District, which stretches from Towson to Kingsville. Councilman Marks solicited nominations from the public, but also …


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Local organizations organize food drives, giveaways during holiday season

UPDATE: See photos from this weekend’s food donation here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Two local communities are getting into the holiday spirit by helping the less fortunate. Perry Hall’s Moores Meadows neighborhood organized a food drive that will provide more than 80 lunches to needy households, according to Councilman David Marks. In addition, Rosedale’s Central Christian Assembly is partnering …


Councilman Marks: Sound barriers to be built along I-95 in 2021

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Thursday reported on the progress of the construction of new sound barriers along Interstate-95. The southbound and northbound walls between Joppa Road and New Forge Road are both essentially done, according to Councilman Marks. There is some closeout work, but the walls are built. The southbound wall between New Forge Road and …

Councilman Marks recommends downzoning 19 acres at Joppa Road and I-95

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Tuesday that he would recommend downzoning more than 19 acres of undeveloped land along Joppa Road near Chapel Hill Elementary School to block future development. The property is currently undeveloped, but zoned for single-family homes if ever sold. It is located between Peach Blossom Avenue and Interstate-95, near the Moores Orchard, Moores Meadows, …