Category Archives: Dumbarton Middle

Councilman Marks’ Blog

Four Additional Schools to Open With Air Conditioning

When I was first elected to the Baltimore County Council in 2010, more than a dozen public schools that serve our district lacked air conditioning.  This fall, that number has dropped to one—Dumbarton Middle School, which will reopen next September … Continue reading

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New Northeastern Elementary School Moves Forward

For the past 15 years, I have worked to lighten overcrowding at schools throughout northeastern Baltimore County. Once I was elected to the County Council, our office reduced the development potential on more than 260 acres in northeastern Baltimore County. … Continue reading

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My Thanks to the Voters of Baltimore County

I would like to thank the voters of Baltimore County’s Fifth Councilmanic District for their support in the November general election.  I am honored to have received more than 98 percent of the votes cast for this office. I would … Continue reading

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Saving the Dumbarton Trees

In 2013, I helped secure funding for air conditioning and interior modifications at Dumbarton Middle School, which serves students from central and southern Towson.   The school system began developing plans, with design and contract bidding to be done in  in August 2014 … Continue reading

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Proudly Endorsed by Baltimore County’s Educators

I am very proud to be endorsed by Baltimore County’s educators – the Teachers Association of Baltimore County (TABCO) and the Education Support Professionals of Baltimore County (ESPBC). We’ve worked very hard to improve our public schools over the past three years.  The … Continue reading

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$114 Million in School Projects, From Towson to Perry Hall

Since December of 2010, when I took office, more than $114 million in state and county funding has been budgeted for school improvements that affect students from the Fifth District. That amount includes more than $18 million to renovate Dumbarton … Continue reading

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FY 2014 Budget Proposal Funds Perry Hall, Towson Projects

On April 15, the County Executive presented his Fiscal Year 2014 budget proposal to the County Council.  I am pleased that the budget request does not seek an increase in property or income taxes.  The budget funds projects for which … Continue reading

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