What People Say About David Marks


County Councilman David Marks has been praised by newspapers, labor and political organizations, and community leaders for his service to Baltimore County.

David Marks’ Record of Community Service

“Marks is remembered for many accomplishments, including the extension of Honeygo Boulevard from Ebenezer Road to Belair Road, six new parks and, of course, the new Perry Hall library.” —The East County Times, April 15, 2010

“He is Perry Hall’s cheerleader. Whether pushing for a new school on the east side, continuing the pressure for an expanded library or working to get the Perry Hall Mansion renovated, Marks is at the forefront.” —The Avenue News, October 22, 2003

Running for the Baltimore County Council

“I am pleased to be able to inform you that you received the Endorsement of the Baltimore County Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #4. We look forward to working with you and assisting with your election campaign.” —Sergeant Cole B. Weston, President, Baltimore County Lodge 4, Fraternal Order of Police, August 24, 2010

“Mr. Marks gets our endorsement. His experience in transportation planning in the state and federal governments is a plus, and he would be a strong advocate for making county government more open and transparent.” —The Baltimore Sun, October 27, 2010

David Marks’ Work on the County Council

“Mr. Marks has shown himself to be a serious and fair councilman with a strong interest in balancing the interests of various constituencies.”  —The Baltimore Sun, December 15, 2014

“We have been blessed over the years with really good County Council members, but this guy really goes out of his way.” —Tom Lattanzi, former President of the Idlewylde Community Association, The Towson Times, December 5, 2011

“I am so grateful to Councilman David Marks for taking the lead on the legislation to ban panhandle lots in Carney… a big thank you!” —Meg O’Hare, President of the Carney Improvement Association, Parkville-Overlea Patch, April 5, 2012

“David has been a phenomenal resource. He’s been so incredibly involved in the process.” —Juliet Fisher, leader in the effort to build an addition at Stoneleigh Elementary School, The Towson Times, December 5, 2011

“Councilman Marks met with me last May when I became president of the PTSA and  pledged to do whatever was needed to improve our school. David Marks championed Dumbarton Middle School and has been a true ally for Towson schools. It has been wonderful to work with a public official who really cares about our children and makes education a priority.” —Cheri Bond Pegues, former President of the Dumbarton Middle School PTSA, The Towson Times, April 24, 2013

“Thanks for your work getting the community united behind this project!”—Paul Muller, leader in the effort to build an artificial turf field at Perry Hall High School, April 10, 2017

“No County Councilman has been a stronger advocate for bicyclists and pedestrians.” —Stu Sirota, Rodgers Forge community leader and urban planner

“Councilman Marks has proven to be an independent-minded Republican, and his openmindedness is greatly appreciated by those in the labor community.” —John Ripley, President of the Baltimore County Federation of Public Employees, The East County Times, April 5, 2012