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State of the City Draws Council Members Praise, Concern

Council members share concerns about employee benefits, trash collection fees and audits.

Some members of the Baltimore City Council, who represent North Baltimore, liked parts of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s State of the City Address, but had some concerns about the initiatives she proposed.

Scroll through the photos to find out what council members had to say about the speech.

Baltimore Matt February 12, 2013 at 03:19 AM
Let Baltimore go bankrupt. It will give our city a chance to restructure it's obligations and get it's house in order...I don't necessarily see this as a bad thing...
AnnKangarouse February 12, 2013 at 02:49 PM
AMOUNT OF MONEY AND SOURCE: Annual Rent Monthly Installments $7,806.40 $650.53 Account: 1001-000000-1000-106600-603016 BACKGROUND/EXPLANATION: Mr. Henry will use the leased premises as office space for the operation of the 4 th Councilmanic District. The landlord will maintain the interior common areas and exterior of the building, provide janitorial and pest control services, and provide for all utilities. The tenant will be responsible for the cost of improvements, providing equipment for tenant operation, telephone and computer services, and providing security for the leased premises. The interdepartmental lease agreement is late because of delays in the Departments’ reviews and administrative processes. The Space Utilization Committee approved this lease agreement on January 15, 2013.
Sean Tully February 12, 2013 at 09:09 PM
Earth to Baltimore City elected officials - the trash tax is a very bad idea.

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