Get unlimited digital access to baltimoresun.com. $0.99 for 4 weeks.

Topics

Rochelle Spector
Spector calls for smaller City Council, multi-member districts
Spector calls for smaller City Council, multi-member districts

City Councilwoman Rochelle "Rikki" Spector on Monday introduced legislation to shrink the City Council from 14 members to 12 — and put those members into four large, three-member districts. Currently, the city is divided into 14 smaller council districts with a 15th member, the council president, elected at large. Spector said the bill is a way to avoid a council district going without representation if there's a vacancy or a council member is ill for an extended period of time. "I've felt this way for a long time," Spector said. "If a council member is out for a long illness or there's a vacancy, that district has no...

Loading