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  • Councilman Stokes is right to ask what taxpayers are getting for their $107 million subsidy of Harbor Point

    Councilman Stokes is right to ask what taxpayers are getting for their $107 million subsidy of Harbor Point
    It is irresponsible for The Sun to suggest that a single city councilman is holding up giving taxpayers' money away to a millionaire developer ("Stokes holds up Harbor Point," June 21). Why should elected officials give carte blanche to developers for...
  • Pity the poor Harbor Pointers

    Pity the poor Harbor Pointers
    The next time you're out for a pleasant evening stroll on Lancaster Street in Harbor East, make sure you realize that you're in one of Baltimore's most impoverished neighborhoods. The man in the Armani suit walking out of a green glass office building and...
  • Harbor Point and Perkins Homes

    Harbor Point and Perkins Homes
    Tomorrow City Councilman Carl Stokes plans to hold a hearing on a resolution calling on the developers of the tony Harbor Point project on Baltimore's waterfront to invest at least $15.6 million into the nearby Perkins Homes public housing development. It...
  • Council gives preliminary OK to Harbor Point financing

    Council gives preliminary OK to Harbor Point financing
    After weeks of protests, the Baltimore City Council granted preliminary approval Monday evening to more than $100 million in public financing for the upscale Harbor Point development. In an 11-3 vote, the council authorized bonds to pay for the project'...
  • BDC, Perkins Homes residents square off over Harbor Point tax breaks

    BDC, Perkins Homes residents square off over Harbor Point tax breaks
    At a packed City Council hearing Wednesday, residents of Perkins Homes public housing, area clergymen and other residents blasted the $88 million in property tax breaks the planned $1 billion Harbor Point development is set to receive, arguing that a...
  • Harbor Point financing has backers – and critics

    Harbor Point financing has backers – and critics
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says the city has nothing to lose and much to gain by borrowing $107 million to pay for new roads, parks and other infrastructure at Harbor Point, a now-empty tract envisioned as a glittering mini-city on Baltimore's...
  • Activists plan protest against $107M in city financing for Harbor Point development

    Activists plan protest against $107M in city financing for Harbor Point development
    Activists plan to protest the $107 million in city financing requested for the waterfront Harbor Point development. The Fair Development Campaign will hold a demonstration in front of City Hall at 4 p.m. Wednesday to protest the tax increment...
  • Critics, supporters clash over Harbor Point deal

    Critics, supporters clash over Harbor Point deal
    Critics of city subsidies for the $1 billion Harbor Point project clashed Wednesday with supporters of the waterfront development that the mayor has called a "once-in-a-generation opportunity." About 100 demonstrators, some wearing baseball-style "Tax...
  • City writes $1,105 check for rent it didn't owe

    City writes $1,105 check for rent it didn't owe
    The Baltimore housing department recently tried to give away some money — $1,105 to be exact. That was the amount of a check sent to retired lawyer Constance Putzel in June, with a notation that the city was paying her for ground rent she held on...
  • Crowd expected for hearing on Harbor Point's financing

    Crowd expected for hearing on Harbor Point's financing
    Hundreds of people are planning to protest tonight against a city proposal to provide $107 million in tax increment financing to the Harbor Point development near Harbor East. The protest will begin at 4 p.m. at City Hall before the 5 p.m. work...
  • Council committee approves aid for Harbor Point

    Council committee approves aid for Harbor Point
    After hearing from scores of citizens opposed to the deal, a Baltimore City Council committee approved a plan Wednesday night to give millions in taxpayer assistance to the $1.8 billion Harbor Point development. The 3-0 vote came over the objections of...
  • Stokes says he won't sign Harbor Point subsidy bill

    Stokes says he won't sign Harbor Point subsidy bill
    City Councilman Carl Stokes, chairman of the taxation committee, says he is refusing to physically sign legislation needed to approve public subsidies for the $1.8 billion Harbor Point development. The city's taxation committee voted 3-0 Wednesday night...