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Baltimore County could shake up its council size — for first time since 1956

January 31, 2024

The all-male Baltimore County Council with only one Black member is being presented as “Exhibit A” as to why the structure of the body needs to change. A workgroup is preparing to make recommendations to the council on whether the seven member County Council should be increased to nine or even 11 members. Because it would be the first such change since the county charter was established in 1956, one member of the workgroup, Sheila Lewis, called it a “once in a lifetime” opportunity.

 

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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