Earlier this year Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake fulfilled when the City Council passed her tax credit aimed at eventually reducing the city's property tax rate by 20 cents per $100 of assessed value.
Baltimore currently has a property tax rate of $2.268 per $100 of assessed value, the highest in the state and more than double that of neighboring Baltimore County.
But at the same time Rawlings-Blake and education advocates are pursuing an increase in the city's "bottle tax" to 5 cents.
Supporters of the tax argue that it's a necessary to leverage $300 million for school construction and restoration that is desperately needed for school facilities.
What Patch wants to know from our readers, is if they could only choose one which would they prefer to have? Tell us in the comment section below and explain why you would choose that option.