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March 3, 2014 - Council District 5          

  1. EPS Variances
  2. Planning Board Meetings
  3. Pasturing and Stabling of Livestock – Public Input Meeting
  4. Landmarks Preservation Commission Meeting
  5. Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee and Citizen Input Meeting
  6. Water Improvements in Carney
  7. Traffic Calming in Rodgers Forge
  8. Sewer Rehab in the District
  9. Bird River Pumping Station
  10. Water Construction on York Road in Towson
  11. Administrative Variances
  12. Development Meetings
  13. Zoning Hearings

EPS Variances

The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability (EPS) publishes a list of the environmental administrative variance requests along with their status. The requests are listed by County Council District.

Information: EPS Variances for District 5

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Planning Board Meetings

The Baltimore County Planning Board Meetingsschedule is as follows:

  • Thursday, March 6, at 5 p.m. in Room 104, Jefferson Building, 105 W. Chesapeake Avenue, in Towson.
  • Thursday, March 20, at 4 p.m. in Room 104, Jefferson Building, 105 W. Chesapeake Avenue, in Towson.

Information: Email Curtis Murray at cjmurray@baltimorecountymd.gov or call 410-887-3480

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Pasturing and Stabling of Livestock – Public Input Meeting

A community input meeting is being held on Thursday, March 20, at 6 p.m. in Room 104, Jefferson Building, 105 W. Chesapeake Avenue in Towson, to gain input on the non-commercial raising and keeping of livestock, fowl or poultry on residential lots less than one acre, Council Resolution 73-13.

Please bring a written copy of your testimony to the hearing. Two minutes will be given to each speaker.

Information: Contact Jessie Bialek at jbialek@baltimorecountymd.gov or 410-887-3480

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Landmarks Preservation Commission Meeting

The Landmarks Preservation Commission meeting will be held on Thursday, March 13, at 6 p.m. in Room 104 of the Jefferson Building, 105 W. Chesapeake Avenue in Towson.

Information: Call Vicki Nevy at 410-887-3495 or nevy@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee and Citizen Input Meeting

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 11, at 4 p.m. in Room 104 of the Jefferson Building, 105 W. Chesapeake Avenue in Towson.

Mark your calendars for the Citizen Input Meeting on Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee Citizen Input meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 11, at 5 p.m. in Room 104 of the Jefferson Building, 105 W. Chesapeake Avenue in Towson.

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee is interested in hearing your suggestions for new bicycle or pedestrian improvements that could be candidates for grant funding - projects that are low in cost, make it easier or safer for you to access destinations by walking or cycling, and have the support of the community.

Information: Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee

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Water Improvements in Carney

Utility crews will begin replacing an old water line running under Harford Road in late March or early April. A new 12-inch replacement line will be installed on Harford Road between Cub Hill Road and a point 250 feet north of Joppa Road. Construction will cost $3.8 million and should be finished by summer 2015.

Information: Email enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Traffic Calming in Rodgers Forge

Public Works is planning a pedestrian refuge island and pedestrian ramps at Stevenson Lane and Stanmore Road, plus new sidewalks to serve the rear of Rodgers Forge Elementary. Construction will be scheduled as weather permits.

Information: Call 410-887-3554

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Sewer Rehab in the District

Public Works began relining 10,822 feet of sewer line in Rodgers Forge in June. The project, which is part of Baltimore County’s agreement with the EPA to eliminate sewer overflows, will cost $663,000. Construction is scheduled to be completed in June.

Information: Email enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Bird River Pumping Station

Baltimore County is investing $2.57 million to improve the Bird River Pumping Station. Construction began in October 2012 and should be completed on July 17.

Information: Email enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Water Construction on York Road in Towson

Baltimore County is replacing an old and troublesome water line that runs through York Road, between the Beltway and Washington Avenue. During construction – which began May 2013 – the old 10-inch line will be abandoned and replaced with new 24-inch diameter pipes. Crews have mobilized and about 80 percent of the project is already finished. Crews are now on winter shut-down and will resume work in April. The line, costing $3.2 million, is expected to be completed in June.

Information: enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Administrative Variances

Administrative Variances Pending include requests for Administrative Variances pending before the Department of Permits, Approvals, and Inspections. These hearings are up to date as of publication of this newsletter and subject to change.
Information: Call the Office of Administrative Law Judges at 410-887-3868 or Zoning Review at 410-887-3391

There are no Administrative Variances pending at the time of publication of this newsletter. Please visit the Administrative Variances calendar for any changes to District 5.

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Development Meetings

Development Meetings include Community Input, Concept Plan, County Review, Development Review Committee, and Hearing Officers Hearings. These hearings are up to date as of publication of this newsletter and subject to change.
Information: Call 410-887-3335

There were no Development Meetings at the time of publication of this newsletter. Please visit the Development and Zoning calendar for any changes to District 5.

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Zoning Hearings

Zoning Hearings include Special Exceptions, Variances, and other issues before the Office of the Administrative Hearings of Baltimore County. These hearings are up to date as of publication of this newsletter and subject to change.

Information: Call the Office of Administrative Law Judges at 410-887-3868 or Zoning Review at 410-887-3391

There are no Zoning Hearings scheduled at the time of publication of this newsletter. Please visit the Development and Zoning calendar for any changes to District 5.

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