Council President Mosby Apologizes After Heated Hearing On His Dollar House Bill – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore City Council meeting meant to deal with Baltimore’s chronic vacant property problems took an unexpected turn Tuesday night when a speaker and a council member started shouting at each other.

City Council President Nick Mosby apologized Wednesday after the hearing on his proposal to revive the Dollar House program.

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“As the leader of the institution, it is my responsibility to ensure that that never takes place again,” said Council President Mosby, who called the outbursts an embarrassment which distracted from the real issue of reducing vacant homes and providing affordable housing.

Bruce Marks, CEO of the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America or NACA, initially had Mosby’s support. But during the hearing, Marks proceeded to accuse Councilwoman Odette Ramos and Mayor Brandon Scott of working on behalf of big…

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