Tag Archives: Harbor Point

Stokes: Tone of TIF hearings calls for courtesy code

A week after the finale to a series of bruising public debates over a $1 billion waterfront development among the City Council and the public, a resolution that seeks a new era of civility at City Hall has been drawn up for the council’s consideration.

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Residents to protest Harbor Point on environmental grounds

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As city residents and activists work toward against what they say could be potential environmental problems from the construction of the 27-acre Harbor Point development, state and federal environmental officials and the developer are expected to outline some of building plans at a public meeting Wednesday.

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Council approves Harbor Point TIF

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The Baltimore City Council’s vote Monday night for the sale of as much as $125 million in tax increment financing bonds for infrastructure, parkland and other improvements to help construct the controversial Harbor Point development will set into motion a two-month investigative period on the entire deal, city officials said.

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Editorial: Too much infighting over city’s development projects

All the recent sniping over whether to grant taxpayer-financed infrastructure subsidies to help lure Exelon to a proposed development at Harbor Point has obscured a critical point — that ultimately, any new development will help the city as a whole.

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C. Fraser Smith: Are forces aligning against Harbor Point?

Is Harbor Point dead next to the water? You may have assumed the controversial $1.1 billion project with its tax abatement goodies (a council committee approved $107 million in tax increment financing Wednesday night; the full council is expected to approve it as well) was “greased” — headed for approval after the usual round of manageable opposition.

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