Category Archives: Towson

Councilman Marks’ Blog

Why I am Seeking Reelection to the Baltimore County Council

I will be seeking reelection to the Baltimore County Council in 2018.  I look forward to continuing my record of bipartisan and independent leadership for the citizens of the Fifth District. While other governments are embroiled in partisanship and stalemate, … Continue reading

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A Department of Transportation and Infrastructure for Baltimore County

In 2016, voters approved a process that would lead to an automatic review of our charter, the governing document for Baltimore County. The County Council will consider several changes recommended by the charter review commission. I will introduce legislation to … Continue reading

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Work to Begin at Radebaugh Park

One of my priorities during the past term has been the construction of a new park in the densely-populated region of eastern Towson. For nearly two years, our office worked with the County Executive’s staff to have the Radebaugh property purchased. … Continue reading

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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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Budget Funds Infrastructure, Park Upgrades Throughout Fifth District

The proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget addresses numerous priorities in the Fifth District.  I am particularly pleased with the inclusion of funding to advance a new middle school, my top priority in the northeast, but there are numerous other improvements that … Continue reading

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