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Baltimore City Council Should Listen to City Residents, Not Ignore Them

June 30, 2021

At the Baltimore City Council’s Taxpayer Night on May 27, Councilmember Eric Costello told residents the council would “listen to your comments,” to “help guide our decisions as we pass this year’s budget.” Taxpayer Night was the council’s only public forum where Baltimore residents could weigh in on Mayor Brandon Scott’s proposed budget — and our voices were ignored. More than 50 Baltimore taxpayers, including both of us, prepared testimony about how we thought the city should spend our money.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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