Nick J. Mosby

City Council members say their long goodbyes

City Council members say their long goodbyes

On the last day for most of its members, the Baltimore City Council passed, without discussion, the first comprehensive rezoning plan the city has had in 40 years. It also advanced a bill that would provide city residents special I.D. cards to help streamline the provision of city services. And it spent more than a half hour on a roll-call vote about whether to re-brand Columbus Day as "Indigenous People's Day." 

"I'm proud that the federal government established a day to give credit to a wonderful, wonderful community of people," Councilwoman Rochelle "Rikki" Spector (5th District) said in explaining her vote against the measure. Still...

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