NOW YOU KNOW: Asking the County Executive to Withdraw His Housing Bill

The following is an editorial piece from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. Governor Moore testified in favor of his bill, The Housing Expansion and Affordability Act, before the Environment and Transportation Committee in Annapolis last week. During the controversial hearing, the Governor and other proponents of the legislation faced difficult questions and challenges from bipartisan committee members. Delegate Nawrocki […]

Baltimore County Council unanimously passes bill restricting apartments east of White Marsh Town Center

WHITE MARSH, MD—The Baltimore County Council on Monday night unanimously passed Bill 52-23, which restricts new construction of apartments near White Marsh Mall. In recent weeks, plans had surfaced to build numerous apartments near both White Marsh Mall and The Avenue at White Marsh, prompting backlash from community members and elected officials alike. Bill 52-23 repeals earlier legislation that allowed […]

NOW YOU KNOW: Addressing Development Concerns and Preserving our Waterways

The following is an op-ed piece from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. As you may have read, there are significant local concerns over the 1,000 plus new apartments coming to the White Marsh area. Many residents in Eastern Baltimore County are witnessing a sprawling development taking place along Route 1, Route 43, and beyond. Much of the rural character […]

Councilman Marks: Why I Am Restricting Apartments at the White Marsh Town Center

UPDATE: Bill 52-23 has passed unanimously. Original story below… The following is an editorial piece from Councilman David Marks. At its meeting on September 18th, the Baltimore County Council will consider my legislation to restrict apartments at the White Marsh Town Center. Bill 52-23 repeals earlier legislation that allowed for apartments in an area east of White Marsh Mall. That […]

White Marsh Town Center recommendations to be unveiled at community meeting

WHITE MARSH, MD—The public is invited to attend a community meeting in which the White Marsh Town Center Task Force will unveil its recommendations for future land use, transportation, open space, and other issues impacting White Marsh Mall and surrounding areas. Councilman David Marks has announced that the meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 from 6:00 to […]

Vote set for September 18 on bill to restrict apartments at White Marsh Town Center

WHITE MARSH, MD—On Monday, September 18, the Baltimore County Council will vote on legislation introduced by Councilman David Marks that would restrict new apartments in much of the White Marsh Town Center. This bill repeals earlier this legislation that allowed for apartments east of White Marsh Mall. “I urge you to contact [email protected] and ask my colleagues to support Bill […]

NOW YOU KNOW: Our eyes on NE Baltimore County

The following is an op-ed piece from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. As residents and representatives of Baltimore County, we were excited to hear about the opening of a second location of a popular restaurant, The Local, at The Avenue at White Marsh. This farm-to-table restaurant is a gem in Harford County and will be a great addition to […]

Councilman Marks opposes ‘sea of apartments’ at White Marsh Town Center

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday released the following statement regarding the proposal for more apartments in the White Marsh Town Center: “I inherited three major land use challenges after taking office: the potential development of the C.P. Crane plant in Bowleys Quarters, the proposed warehouse project at the Lafarge Quarry in Middle River, and a plan for hundreds […]