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Councilman proposes term limits for Baltimore politicians

Councilman proposes term limits for Baltimore politicians

A freshman City Councilman is proposing term limits for Baltimore politicians.

City Councilman Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, who represents Northwest Baltimore, submitted a bill Monday that would limit Baltimore elected officials — including the mayor, comptroller and council members — to no more than three four-year terms in office.

Schleifer's bill is a charter amendment that would need approval from voters in the 2018 election to become law. It would take effect in 2020.

He said constituents requested the legislation — the first bill he's introduced.

"Residents in every single neighborhood requested this," Schleifer said....

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