Sunday, May 19, 2013

Councilman Marks' statement about BCPS' idea of building a new Rodgers Forge Elementary

"I attended the outreach session [with BCPS] and thank the participants for their interest.   Replacing Rodgers Forge Elementary with a 700-seat building is a big decision.  While the community would gain a new, state-of-the-art school within walking distance to many students it would presumably serve, there are a lot of unanswered questions.

I am particularly interested in traffic, the impact on recreation council fields, and the effect of this at roughly the same time as the Dumbarton Middle School renovation.  Residents should feel free to let me know their position; I have already reached out to the leadership of the Rodgers Forge Community Association.

My email address is"

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