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Baltimore County attorney: Councilwoman who moved outside district violated charter, but no ‘legal precedent’ to remove her

April 12, 2022

A Baltimore County councilwoman violated the county charter when she briefly moved out of her district in 2021, but there’s no legal precedent for making her leave office, the county attorney has concluded. The legal opinion by County Attorney James Benjamin found that while Councilwoman Cathy Bevins’ move was a violation of the charter, it is “unclear that the Charter requires Councilwoman Bevins to immediately vacate” her seat.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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