Under Armour

Port Covington TIF is a go

Port Covington TIF is a go

With no discussion tonight, the City Council passed three bills granting Sagamore Development the $660 million tax increment financing package it seeks to build a new headquarters for Under Armour plus a huge mixed-use development. While homeless advocates protested outside by shaking a can for quarters to underscore the very small provision for affordable housing in the company's agreement with the city, council members passed the bills on a voice vote, with Councilman Bill Henry (4th District) abstaining on all three bills.

Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke (14th District) also abstained on the first bill, designating the Port Covington Development District. But she joined...

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