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Kamenetz Legislative Wish List Includes $88M for Schools

The county will also be seeking $72 million for transportation projects.

County Executive Kevin Kamenetz Credit: Patch File Photo
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz Credit: Patch File Photo

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz unveiled his legislative priorities for the upcoming Maryland General Assembly session including securing $88 million in state funds for schools.

The $88 million will be used for "comprehensive solutions to overcrowding in the southwest and central areas of the county," according to a Baltimore County news release.  The county was allocated $56 million for school construction and renovation projects from the state last year.

The county will also be seeking $72 million for transportation projects, a gas tax exemption of for county owned vehicles and $2.5 million in state funding for the Eastern Family Resource Center at Franklin Square.

Transportation Projects: 

  • $9 million for traffic improvements on Reisterstown Road at Painters Mill Road and Hooks Lane
  • $28 million for completion of the expressway interchange on I-795 at Dolfield Boulevard
  • $5 million for streetscape improvements on Liberty Road MD 26 between Rolling Road and Courtleigh Drive
  • $2 million for streetscape improvements on Reisterstown Road MD 140 at Main Street
  • $4 million to extend Security Boulevard MD 122 to Johnnycake Road
  • $ 3 million for streetscape improvements on Frederick Road MD 144 at Paradise
  • $200,000 for streetscape improvements along Harford Road MD 147 in Parkville at the city/county line
  • $3 million for streetscape improvements on Eastern Avenue MD 150 from Mace Avenue to MD 702
  • $ 7 million to improve the intersection at Campbell Boulevard (MD 43- MD7)
  • $ 9 million to improve the intersection at Pulaski Highway MD 40 at Mohrs Lane 

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