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  • Lawmakers say state should pay city for tax break errors

    Lawmakers say state should pay city for tax break errors
    Several lawmakers are calling on the state to compensate Baltimore amid new disclosures that errors in the historic property tax credit program for homeowners have cut revenue to the city over the past several years. "The state should make us whole,"...
  • 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...
  • City Councilmen call on state to pay for erroneous tax credits

    City Councilmen call on state to pay for erroneous tax credits
    Two Baltimore City Councilmen are formally calling on the state of Maryland to cover the costs of erroneous historic property tax credits that have cut revenue to the city over the past several years. Councilmen Bill Henry, who represents north...
  • Harbor Point developer to buy project's city-issued bonds

    Harbor Point developer to buy project's city-issued bonds
    The developer of Harbor Point plans to buy the initial offering of city-issued bonds for the $1.8 billion project, accruing millions in interest from the controversial public financing deal, city officials confirmed Thursday. Developer Michael S. Beatty'...
  • Harbor Point merits city's support

    Harbor Point merits city's support
    "Council members Carl Stokes, Sharon Green Middleton and Bill Henry voted against the deal," writes The Sun in its article reporting the City Council's decision to help finance the upscale Harbor Point development ("Harbor Point bonds gets OK," Aug. 13)....
  • 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'...
  • Council members seek ban on cellphone 'reverse vending machines'

    Council members seek ban on cellphone 'reverse vending machines'
    Faced with a rash of reported mobile device thefts, local lawmakers want to ban the automated purchasing kiosks that have cropped up at area shopping centers and allow customers to instantly resell phones, tablets and music players. The proposals have...
  • Baltimore police seek contract for outside consultant

    Baltimore police seek contract for outside consultant
    The Baltimore Police Department is planning to hire an outside consultant to develop a "three- to five-year strategic plan" to help streamline the agency and improve crime fighting, city documents show. The consultant group that is awarded the contract...
  • SHA to host public forum on North Charles Street sidewalks

    The Maryland State Highway Administration is hosting a meeting on Monday, Jan. 28 designed to gather community input about sidewalks along North Charles Street near the city/county line. "I know this is a priority for community leaders in the Bellona/...
  • Mayor plans to introduce tax program for city apartments

    Mayor plans to introduce tax program for city apartments
    As part of her push to increase Baltimore's population, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to introduce legislation to the City Council next week that will provide generous tax breaks to builders of apartment buildings downtown and in six other...
  • Oyster bar, wurst stand planned for Belvedere Square

    Oyster bar, wurst stand planned for Belvedere Square
    The closing of Crush restaurant is not a reflection on the health of business at Belvedere Square shopping center, say merchants, a property manager, city councilman and city planner. In fact, they say, despite the sudden shuttering of the white-...