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Statement from Council President Young on police commissioner nomination process


BALTIMORE, MD - “Members of the Baltimore City Council would like to extend their thoughts and prayers to the family of Dr. Joel Fitzgerald, whose 12 year old son is battling an unexpected medical emergency.


Members of the City Council are praying for a speedy recovery for Mr. Fitzgerald's son.


On Saturday, January 5, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m, members of the City Council’s Executive Appointments Committee will gather at City Hall for a public hearing to recieve testimony from citizens. 


The purpose of the January 5 public hearing is to allow citizens a direct line to their elected representatives who are tasked with considering this particular nomination.


Dr. Fitzgerald will not be in attendance at the January 5 public hearing.


That day is reserved for members of the public to share their thoughts directly with the City Council. We want to hear from you in advance of our vote on the nominee.


The hearing scheduled for Monday, January 7 is likely to be rescheduled."







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