Government

2018 election results: Marks, Bevins win re-election bids

The results of the 2018 mid-term elections are in. Baltimore County Councilman David Marks (R – 59%) defeated Alex Foley (D – 41%) in the Fifth District, which includes Carney, Towson, Perry Hall, and Kingsville. Baltimore County Councilwoman Cathy Bevins (D – 54%) defeated Ryan Nawrocki (R – 46%) in the Sixth District, which includes Parkville, White Marsh, Middle River, …


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County purchases 23 acres in Middle River to be preserved as open space

Baltimore County has purchase several acres of land in Middle River that will be preserved as “Open Space.” Using environmentally beneficial Program Open Space funding, the county will be acquiring 22.93 acres on the southwest corner of Bengies Road and Bourque Avenue (21220). The announcement was made on Tuesday by County Executive Don Mohler and Councilwoman Cathy Bevins. These large …


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 …

Ribbon-cutting held at Honeygo Elementary School [VIDEO]

 It’s official. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday morning at Honeygo Elementary School, the area’s first new school in over 25 years. Honeygo Elementary School Principal Charlene Behnke was joined by Baltimore County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Verletta White, Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler, Councilman David Marks, Councilwoman Cathy Bevins, BCPS Board Member Julie Henn, and many other elected officials. “Congratulations …

Councilwoman Bevins, developers of former Paragon property reach agreement on stormwater management in White Marsh

Councilwoman Cathy Bevins and Atapco Properties and Chesapeake Real Estate Group, LLC (CREG) have reached an agreement regarding stormwater management on the former Paragon Outlet site in White Marsh. The former Paragon outlet site was purchased by Atapco Properties and Chesapeake Real Estate Group LLC in July. The joint venture between the two companies has yet to submit plans to Baltimore County …

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 …