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September 15, 2013 - Council District 7

  1. EPS Variances
  2. Planning Board Meetings
  3. Major Improvement to Water Lines
  4. Marlyn Avenue Sewage Pumping Station
  5. Traffic Calming in Dundalk
  6. Sewer Rehab in the District
  7. North Point Pumping Station
  8. Colgate Elevated Water Tank
  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 will be held on Thursday, September 19, at 4 p.m. in Room 104, Jefferson Building, 105 W. Chesapeake Avenue, in Towson.

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

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Major Improvement to Water Lines

In October the Department of Public Works will begin renovating 9,200 feet of water line in Dundalk. Conduits which lie between North Point road, Merritt Boulevard, Stansbury Road and Bear Creek will be 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.

Information: enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Marlyn Avenue Sewage Pumping Station

Public Works is renovating the Marlyn Avenue pumping stations in the Deep Creek area of Essex. Work began June 6, 2012 and is expected to be completed soon. The cost: $1.8 million.

Information: enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Traffic Calming in Dundalk

Riverview Avenue, between Willow Spring Road and the Baltimore City line, recently qualified for traffic calming measures. Traffic engineers from the Department of Public Works have drafted plans to install speed humps on Riverview and are waiting for residents to review and approve the plan before proceeding.

Information: 410-887-3554

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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. The project, which is part of Baltimore County’s agreement with the EPA to eliminate sewer overflows, will cost $698,000.

Information: 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 March 24, 2014.

Information: enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov  

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Colgate Elevated Water Tank

Public Works is replacing the Colgate elevated water tank in Eastwood. The 60-year old tank will be superseded by a structure with a half-million gallon capacity. Work was begun in December 2011 and was originally expected to take about 18 months and cost $1.9 million. Crews will finish this summer.

Demolition of the old tank and site restoration are scheduled to take place in the spring.

Information: 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 the Public Works dispatch number at 410-887-5210.

Information: 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: 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 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: 410-887-3335

There are no Development Meetings scheduled at the time of publication of this newsletter. Please visit the Development Meetings 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: Administrative Law Judges at 410-887-3868 or Zoning Review at 410-887-3391

Zoning Hearings - Eastern Boulevard
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 25, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Meeting Location: Room 205, Jefferson Building, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, Maryland 21204
Case Number:  2014-0023-SPH
Property Location:  Northwest side of Eastern Boulevard, 140 feet southwest of Wiltshire Road, 15th Election District
Legal Owners:  Albert Koon Yu Hom and Kirby Hom
Contract Purchaser:  Howard and Judith Dubick
Special Hearing to approve the relocation of Essex Pawn Shop from 136-140 Eastern Boulevard, to 202-204 Eastern Boulevard.
Information: Zoning at 410-887-3391

Zoning hearings - 925 Todds Lane
Date/Time: Thursday, October 3, 10 to 11 a.m.
Property Location: Room 205, Jefferson Building, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, Maryland 21204
Case Number: 2014-0028-XA
Location: Southwest side of Todds Lane, 830 feet southeast of Pulaski Highway, 15th Election District
Legal Owners:  925 Todds Lane, LLC, Michael Clark
Special Exception for temporary storage of unlicensed or inoperative motor vehicles with no dismantling of vehicles (junkyard use category). 
Variance to allow an off-street parking facility with a non-durable and dustless surface and unstriped parking spaces in lieu of the requirements for a durable and dustless surface and striping parking spaces.
Information: Zoning 410-887-3391

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