Councilman Marks: Kingsville land swap done, County Council approves acquisition of 36 acres of land

KINGSVILLE, MD—After nine years, the Kingsville land swap is complete, Councilman David Marks has announced. At its meeting on Monday, December 18, the Baltimore County Council approved the acquisition of 36 acres of land along Raphel Road in the Kingsville area from the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA), along with a $2.75 million contribution from the state. In return, the county […]

Councilman Marks: Baltimore County Council approves Kingsville land swap to acquire Rutkowski Farm

UPDATE: The land swap has been completed. Original story below… KINGSVILLE, MD—At its meeting on November 21, the Baltimore County Council approved a landmark agreement that allows for the county to acquire the Rutkowski Farm in Kingsville, and facilitate the moving of a maintenance facility away from residential neighbors and closer to Interstate-95. Under the terms of the memorandum of […]

Mount Vista task force recommends regional park with community-friendly uses

A task force appointed by Councilman David Marks has recommended consolidating several parcels along Raphel Road to create a new Kingsville Regional Park. In the summer of 2017, Councilman Marks assembled a task force to recommend uses for the former Mount Vista Park property in Kingsville. The task force was chaired by local resident Bill Paulshock and included leaders from […]