Three questions for the reader:
1) Are you satisfied with the property tax rate in Baltimore City (it is twice as high as other counties - 2.24% in the city vs 1.2% in other counties). Whether you own or rent, personal or business, you pay this tax in some form or another.
2) Are you satisfied with the services being provided by the city (public safety, public education, infrastructure, overall quality of life)
3) Do you want to pay less and get better services?
RenewBaltimore.org is a group of city leaders working now to get 10,000 signatures on 2 petitions. If they succeed, two measures will be placed on the general election ballot that we will be able to vote on.
The first lowers the property tax rate from 2.24% to 1.25% over a 6 year period.
The second strikes language from the city charter that stops this type of referendum.
Please go to renewBaltimore.org for more details. You can also read the paper describing how this worked in San Francisco here.
We have about 2 weeks left to get 6,000 signatures. Let’s do it! Email Scott Graham at scot[email protected] or text me at 443 672 8194 if I can help.