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.
- $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