Business, Crime, Real Estate

White Marsh Mall will not enforce a curfew, despite urging from county council

Officials at White Marsh Mall have opted not to institute a curfew, despite the urging of the Baltimore County Council. Following a fight at the mall back in August that spilled over into a shooting at The Avenue at White Marsh, the council this week passed a nonbinding resolution earlier this week calling on mall officials to ban unaccompanied minors …


Business, Government

County Council approves Councilwoman Bevins’ bill to repeal mobile home tax

The Baltimore County Council has voted to approve Councilwoman Cathy Bevins’ bill to repeal the county’s $20-per-month tax on mobile homes. The mobile home tax was levied in the 1950s as a way to ensure that owners paid their fair share in taxes to Baltimore County as they were not paying any property tax because such homes were mobile and …


Council to Consider Councilwoman Bevins’ bill to repeal mobile home tax

UPDATE: This bill has been approved – click here for details. Original story below… ——- The Baltimore County Council will consider Councilwoman Cathy Bevins’ (D-6) bill to repeal the tax on mobile homes. Baltimore County currently taxes mobile homes 7 percent of gross rent with a cap of $20 dollars a month. The $20 dollar tax comes out to an …

Don Mohler selected as new interim Baltimore County Executive

The Baltimore County Council has elected Donald I. Mohler III as the 13th Baltimore County Executive to fill the remaining term of Kevin Kamenetz, who died earlier this month. Mohler had served as Chief of Staff to Kamenetz since 2010. He previously served as County Executive Jim Smith’s Acting Chief of Staff and Communications Director. “I am truly humbled,” said …

Councilman Marks introduces legislation to improve transparency over settlements

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks has submitted legislation that will improve reporting and approval requirements when Baltimore County enters into legal settlements. Bill 31-18 requires the County Attorney to provide the County Council with a list and description of significant litigation, which involves cases where the demand is more than $100,000, by December 31st of each year. The legislation also …

Marks, Henn applaud added school safety funding

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz will propose 106 additional positions for school counselors, social workers, psychologists, and Police School Resource Officers in his annual budget to be presented to the Baltimore County Council on Thursday, April 12. Councilman David Marks and Baltimore County Public Schools Board Member Julie Henn have applauded the decision. Also included in the budget are additional …