Tag: Jack Young

How Council President Young’s income-based water billing legislation would work

Photo by Wally Gobetz, via Flickr

The president of the Baltimore City Council is introducing legislation tonight to help some of the city’s low- and moderate-income households with paying their water and sewer bills, and to create a new avenue for customers to resolve billing disputes and errors.

DPW plans another water rate hike; Council president to introduce income-based billing legislation


Baltimore city plans to continue hiking its water and sewer rates for the next three years, while also raising the so-called “rain tax,” in a first, to help pay for ongoing water infrastructure repairs.

Baltimore City Council president wants to explore municipal broadband

The scene at City Council’s broadband hearing in 2016. Photo by Stephen Babcock.

Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young is looking to put net neutrality and municipal broadband on the agenda at City Hall.

Mayor, City Council, Liquor Board to Get Pay Raises at Start of 2018


In line with salary bumps from past years, Mayor Catherine Pugh, all 15 Baltimore City Council members, the city comptroller and liquor board members will each be getting paid more starting Jan. 1, 2018.

Jack Young Goes to Capitol Hill to Politic on Gun Control

Council President Bernard “Jack” Young signs in at Sen. Ben Cardin’s office. Photo via Jack Young/Twitter.

Baltimore’s city council president went south to D.C. today to lobby for stricter gun control measures, citing his own jurisdiction’s issues with the stemming gun violence.

City’s Youth, Community Leaders to March Through West Baltimore in Support of $12M Youth Fund

A sign for the Penn North Kids Safe Zone. Image via ABC2.

Baltimore’s youth are taking it upon themselves to make themselves heard tonight.

Council Prez Jack Young Criticizes Cops Earning City Dollars While Living in Counties: ‘They’re Raping the City’


A committee of city lawmakers today advanced a bill that would award $2,500 in tax credits to Baltimore police officers who opt to live inside the city limits. While that step was newsworthy on its own, Council President Jack Young’s choice of words added an extra twist to the story.

City Schools, Council President Identify $40 Million Combined to Further Reduce Budget Gap

Money would come from cuts within City Schools and, potentially, police overtime funds.

Baltimore City Public Schools leaders say they have found another $30 million to cut into the remaining $70 million budget gap for next school year, and the head of the Baltimore City Council says he may know of another $10 million that the city could redirect to schools.

City Council Gives Final Approval for Port Covington Financing Deal



Rendering courtesy Sagamore Development.

The Baltimore City Council voted on Monday to night to give final approval for $660 million in public financing for the Under Armour-backed Port Covington development project.

City Council Prez “Fed Up with Lawlessness in Baltimore City”

Photo by Lotfy Nathan
Photo by Lotfy Nathan, from 12 O’Clock Boys

Dirt bikers continue to ride on the streets of Baltimore, despite the city’s efforts to stop them, and it’s got City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young desperate for a solution.