On Thursday, February 11th, National Federation of the Blind, League of Women Voters, and the South Baltimore Peninsula neighborhood associations hosted a “Meet the District 11 Candidates” forum at the National Federation of the Blind headquarters in Riverside.
Full Length Video
Candidates from left to right: Eric Costello, Curtis Johnson, Dea Thomas, and Greg Sileo
We’ll also be releasing shorter segments throughout the week discussing individual topics from the forum.
Introductions and Property Taxes
Crime, Charm City Circulator, and Transportation
South Baltimore’s Rapid Redevelopment and Rec & Parks
Baltimore City Schools and Growing Business
Liquor Board Issues and the Hanover Street Bridge
The redevelopment of the Cross Street Market, Cycling and Audits
Affordable Housing and Closing Statements
Five Democrat candidates are running for the District 11 Councilman seat. The candidates include: incumbent Eric Costello of Federal Hill, Curtis Johnson of Madison Park South, Harry Preston V of Upton (not present at forum), Greg Sileo of Locust Point, and Dea Thomas of Otterbein. The Primary Election is on April 26st.