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File #: 20-0264R    Version: 0 Name: Recognizing Mayor Young’s Service to the Citizens of Baltimore
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 12/7/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 12/7/2020
Enactment #:
Title: Recognizing Mayor Young’s Service to the Citizens of Baltimore For the purpose of recognizing and thanking Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young for his years of service to Baltimore City.
Sponsors: Eric T. Costello, Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Robert Stokes, Sr., Mary Pat Clarke, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, John T. Bullock, Kristerfer Burnett, Zeke Cohen, Ryan Dorsey, Bill Henry, Danielle McCray, Sharon Green Middleton, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Edward Reisinger, Shannon Sneed
Indexes: Mayor Young, Recognizing
Attachments: 1. 20-0264R~1st Reader
* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: Councilmember Costello, Council President Scott, and Councilmember Stokes

A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Recognizing Mayor Young’s Service to the Citizens of Baltimore
For the purpose of recognizing and thanking Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young for his years of service to Baltimore City.
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Recitals

For the past 20-plus years, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young has woken up each day with a single thought in his mind: how to make things better for the City and people of Baltimore.

Mayor Young began serving the residents of Baltimore City in October of 1996 as a Baltimore City Councilmember in what was then District 2. Mayor Young was subsequently re-elected to the Baltimore City Council until the districts were reformed to single-member seats in 2003. In that year, he was re-elected as the Councilmember from District 12 and was re-elected by his constituents again in 2007. In February 2010, his colleagues elected him to serve as President of the City Council when then-City Council President Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake ascended to the Mayor’s Office. Mayor Young was re-elected as Council President twice and then himself ascended to become the 51st Mayor of Baltimore City. In total, he has served Baltimore City honorably and with the utmost dedication for the better part of the past 24 years.

In his years of service, he has never lost sight of the community in which he grew up and the betterment of the City, especially for the City’s youth. He sponsored an innovative Charter amendment creating a “Children and Youth Fund” so that our City’s c...

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