Working Across Party Lines
for a Better Baltimore County


REFORMING GOVERNMENT

David Marks has worked to make government more accountable to communities and taxpayers. He’s sponsored numerous bills that reform the development process. He expanded a tax credit for energy-efficient homes, cosponsored the bill that puts proposed regulations on-line, and supported the toughest ethics law in county history. David Marks is proud to have never voted for a tax increase. READ MORE >>


PRESERVING OPEN SPACE

David Marks downzoned more than 417 acres to protect our communities from overdevelopment—including the most land ever downzoned in Towson, Carney, and the Cromwell Valley. He championed the construction of seven new parks, including the first built along the Loch Raven Boulevard corridor in a half-century. He helped create two greenways in Perry Hall—the Indian Rock and Seven Oaks Environmental Conservation Areas—that include 54 acres of protected land. READ MORE >>


STRENGTHENING SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS

David Marks helped secure more than $114 million for schools that serve students from the Fifth District.  He championed the renovation of Dumbarton Middle School and additions at Stoneleigh and Hampton Elementary Schools, and helped put every Fifth District school on track to receive air conditioning by 2018.  David Marks pushed to get routes like Stevenson Lane, Chapel and Forge Roads resurfaced, and he’s been a leader in the revitalization of commercial areas from Downtown Towson to Perry Hall. READ MORE >>