Business, Education, Health, Politics

Councilman Marks honors 19 Fifth District Citizens of the Year

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Councilman David Marks on Tuesday announced that 19 outstanding volunteers would be named Fifth District Citizens of the Year. The Citizens of the Year program was created in 2011 as a way for Councilman Marks to recognize good works throughout the Fifth District, which stretches from Towson to Kingsville. Councilman Marks solicited nominations from the public, but also …


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County Council passes Marks’ legislation to prohibit water shutoff, address school overcrowding

PERRY HALL, MD—At its meeting on August 3rd, the Baltimore County Council passed five pieces of legislation sponsored by Baltimore County Councilman David Marks: Legislation that prohibits a county contractor from shutting off water in hot temperatures unless notice has been provided to affected residents 72 hours in advance. This bill was prompted by a water shutoff in early June …


Councilman Marks honors Fifth District Citizens of the Year

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Friday that several individuals and groups would be honored as Fifth District Citizens of the Year. In Towson, they include Lorrie Geiss for her leadership of the Towson Communities Alliance; John Rinehart, for his work as Vice President of the Towson Communities Alliance and in the Rodgers Forge neighborhood; Scott McGovern, retiring …

Three Fifth District communities to receive crime prevention grants

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Wednesday that three Citizens on Patrol units in the Fifth District will be receiving Community Crime Prevention and Youth Activity Grants. The Anneslie Community Association in Towson will receive $400 to erect street signs. The Perring Park Community Association in Carney will receive $1,110 to assist with National Night Out and pay for …