Councilwoman Cathy Bevins on Thursday filed for reelection to the Baltimore County Council. Bevins will be running for a third term representing the Sixth Council District.
“I am very excited to run for reelection, I have worked alongside communities for the past seven years and we have accomplished many positive achievements,” said Councilwoman Bevins. “Prior to running for elected office I was an active member of the community, I was involved in my children’s schools PTA and I served as a volunteer for church based outreach programs. My first job in government was serving as the Constituent Services Coordinator for former County Executive Jim Smith where I was able to personally assist 5000 eastside residents. As a Councilwoman, constituent services remains a top priority and my office has successfully handled 5,500 constituent issues since 2010.”
“As a Councilwoman I have fought and advocated for the communities, families and schools in the sixth district. I have worked to deliver unprecedented results to the sixth district, increasing the quality of life and bringing businesses and high paying jobs to a part of the county that has long been ignored,” added Councilwoman Bevins. “Every sixth district school is air-conditioned, two new schools are being built and there have been major renovations of Parkville and Overlea High Schools. I secured funding for the dredging of the Bird River as I worked to improve the quality of Eastern Baltimore County’s waterfront, streams and rivers. In my third term, constituent service will remain my top priority and I will fight to bring a technical high school to the Middle River area and a Police Athletic League (PAL) Center to the district as I continue to advocate on behalf of every sixth district resident. There is a lot more we can accomplish together in Eastern Baltimore County.”
Since being elected in 2010 Councilwoman Bevins has twice been elected by her colleagues to serve as Council Chairperson. She served for four years as the Baltimore County representative to the Maryland Association of Counties (MACO). She supported legislation to make Baltimore County the best place to live, work, and play in Maryland.
Bevins says she will continue the fiscally responsible polices that have earned Baltimore County the coveted Triple AAA bond rating while fully funding education and public works and public safety.
The Sixth Council District is a large and diverse district that includes Middle River, White Marsh, Rosedale, as well as the communities of Parkville, Overlea, Linover Loch Raven Village, Loch Hill, Knettishall, Glendale-Glenmont, Hillendale, and parts of Perry Hall.