CRITICAL UPDATES FOR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

As the 2nd hearing related to the death of Freddie Gray is tomorrow, on Thursday, September 10, and is quickly approaching, I am sending this communication out with important information regarding tomorrow, including the following topics: Read more

COSTELLO GETS ANSWERS AND CONTINGENCY PLAN FOR LIEN CERTIFICATE PRINTER ISSUE

When Councilman Costello discovered that the City’s only real estate lien certificate printer had broken down n early-July, disrupting and delaying more than 1,000 real estate transactions in Baltimore City, he wrote a letter to Henry Raymond, Director of the Department of Finance, expressing his concerns and requesting an immediate response, including a contingency plan. On September 3, Councilman Costello received the response (attached below). Read more

COSTELLO PUSHES FOR ANSWERS ON LIEN CERTIFICATE PRINTER ISSUES

Baltimore City’s lien certificate printer recently broke down resulting in a back log of over 1,000 lien certificates necessary to complete real estate transactions, bringing our real estate market to a screeching halt. Councilman Costello sent a letter to the Department of Finance seeking more information and pushing for the immediate development of a back-up plan, in an effort to ensure future continuity of our real estate market. The full letter is linked below and was recently covered in the Baltimore Sun.

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