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Baltimore City Council panel passes Harbor Point TIF

Michael Beatty

A City Council committee voted to approve a $107 million tax increment financing plan for the proposed Harbor Point development, turning aside calls from business leaders to reduce it to about a third of that amount and from protesters to reduce it to zero.

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City Council members in tiff over Harbor Point TIF

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Baltimore activists and City Council members sparred, sometimes angrily, with one another Wednesday as a council committee continued to debate the merits of a public financing plan for the proposed Harbor Point development.

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GBC to ask for reduction in proposed Harbor Point TIF

The Greater Baltimore Committee will ask city lawmakers Wednesday evening to cut the proposed initial amount of tax increment financing for the Harbor Point project to less than one-third the amount under consideration.

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Editorial: Closed meetings violate public trust

Disappointingly, and unsurprisingly, the Baltimore mayor’s office and officials with the city’s Board of Finance offered little more than platitudes after a clear-cut ruling by a state body charged with ensuring government transparency that stated the city blatantly violated Maryland’s Open Meetings Act.

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Harbor Point TIF plans put on hold following hearing

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Plans for a $107 million tax-funded incentive for Baltimore’s proposed Harbor Point development were put on hold for at least several weeks, following a hearing Wednesday evening at City Hall.

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