LEADERSHIP we need. 

PRIORITIES we share.

A RECORD of results.




Councilman Quirk has helped secure an unprecedented $317 million for schools in Southwest Baltimore County.
New Schools: Relay ES, Westowne ES, Lansdowne ES, Chadwick ES, Catonsville ES
New Addition: Westchester ES
Renovation: Woodlawn HS
Securing Funds: Lansdowne HS
New Air Conditioning: Baltimore Highlands ES, Edmondson Heights ES, Arbutus ES, Arbutus MS, Southwest Academy

Fiscal Responsibility

"Every dollar misspent is a dollar less for our schools, our first responders and the other services we rely on for our quality of life." --Tom Quirk
  • Continued the County’s legacy of fiscal discipline and retains a longstanding AAA bond rating as Chair of the Spending Affordability Committee for the past 7 of 8 years
  • Held the line on local property and income tax rates  

Economic Development
  • Over $15 million in industrial revenue bonds to help local business expand their production capacity and create family-supporting jobs
  • Worked to help bring $50M+ Guinness business into Relay, which will become a major tourist attraction and economic engine; Supports Heavy Seas expansion and growth
  • Hundreds of millions in private investments, including: $100M+ Kaiser Permanente in Lansdowne, Brightview in Catonsville, revitalization of the Paradise business area with sustainable community designation, and new business revitalization in Catonsville and Arbutus
  • Working closely with a major investor who is helping plan a complete renovation and revitalization at Security Square Mall 


Councilman Quirk is a champion of open space and alternatives to vehicular traffic as integral to maintaining our quality of life, protecting our natural resources and maintaining our property values.
  • Led the expansion of local trail networks and pedestrian-friendly infrastructure; Passed the Western Bike Plan and created the Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee
  • Down-zoned hundreds of acres of land through CZMP to protect our open space, especially around the Patapsco State Park, including significant downsizing at the old Simpkins Mill
  • Works closely with environmental groups, such as Patapsco Heritage Greenway, Catonsville Rails to Trails, and Neighborspace to help preserve open space, protect our local and state parks, and foster a sense of place where people want to live, work, shop, and recreate 

Public Safety
  • Town hall meetings along with Wilkins Police & Community Relations Organization, that address the opioid epidemic and action steps the community and police can take to help alleviate working together
  • Set up a task force to review all actions taken on opioids by the county, and examine what other actions municipalities are taking to combat the problem and how we can coordinate with the state and nation  
  • Active communication with the Captains of Wilkins and Woodlawn police precincts, reviewing problem areas and issues, and working together to help fight crime
Have an opinion you’d like to share on these or other issues? Councilman Quirk has an open-door policy. Call the Council office at 410.887.0896 to speak with a legislative aide or email the councilman directly at council1@baltimorecountymd.gov






By Authority, Jeff Utzinger, Treasurer, Friends of Tom Quirk