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June 12, 2014 - Council District 7

  1. EPS Variances
  2. Planning Board Meetings
  3. Traffic Calming on Westfield
  4. New Water Main for Lincoln Avenue
  5. Water on Hinton Avenue, Millers Island
  6. Major Improvement to Water Lines
  7. Sewer Rehab in the District
  8. North Point Pumping Station
  9. Opening Rules for the Wise Avenue Bridge
  10. Administrative Variances
  11. Development Meetings
  12. 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 7

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Planning Board Meetings

The Baltimore County Planning Board meeting schedule is as follows:

  • Thursday, June 19, at 4 p.m. in Room 104, Jefferson Building, 105 W. Chesapeake Avenue, in Towson.

Information: Lynn Lanham by phone at 410-887-3480 or by email at mlanham@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Traffic Calming on Westfield

Westfield Road, between Merritt Boulevard and Manor Road, was recently approved for speed humps. Three speed humps and a raised intersection will be built later this spring.

Information: 410-887-3554

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New Water Main for Lincoln Avenue

Baltimore County is replacing 4,000 feet of water line – more than 80 years old – on Lincoln Avenue, between Lodge Farm and Bayfront. The cost to replace the eight-inch line, expected to be completed in October, is $800,000. The project is about 80 percent complete, according to County engineers.

Information: Email enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Water on Hinton Avenue, Millers Island

Public Works will replace a cast iron water main on Hinton Avenue which has broken frequently in recent years. Work on the new, eight-inch diameter line, costing about $1 million, began in January and will be finished by the summer. It is now 90 percent complete.

Information: Email enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Major Improvement to Water Lines

In early October, the Department of Public Works began renovating 90,000 feet of water line in Dundalk. Conduits which lie between North Point Road, Merritt Boulevard, Stansbury Road and Bear Creek are being cleaned and lined with cement to improve water quality and fire protection. This is a long-term project expected to take three years and cost $4.3 million. Crews have recently resumed work after a period of winter shut-down and have completed about 2 percent of the project.

Information: Email enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Sewer Rehab in the District

Public Works began relining 10,280 feet of sewer line in Rosedale and Eastpoint in June, last year. The project, which is part of Baltimore County’s agreement with the EPA to eliminate sewer overflows, will cost $698,000 and should be finished in the spring.

Information: Email enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

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North Point Pumping Station

Renovation to the North Point Sewage Pumping Station began in October 2012. The $1.79 million project represents a complete rehabilitation of the facility and is expected to be completed by May 29.

Information: Email enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov 

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Opening Rules for the Wise Avenue Bridge

The Wise Avenue Draw Bridge can now be raised and lowered for water traffic with notice to the Department of Public Works. To request a bridge opening, call 410-887-8160, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. or call the Public Works dispatch number at 410-887-5210.

The Department of Public Works has scheduled minor repairs to the bridge-house this fall. The work is not expected to impede traffic.

Information: Call 410-887-3737

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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 call 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 7.

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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 scheduled at the time of publication of this newsletter. Please visit the Development and Zoning calendar for any changes to District 7.

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Zoning Hearings

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

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

There were no Zoning Hearings scheduled at the time of publication of this newsletter. Please visit the Development and Zoning calendar for any changes to District 7.

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