Advocacy for DPW Solid Waste Sanitation

Advocacy for DPW Solid Waste Sanitation

🚨Update! I posted the message below outlining several asks made by my office to improve working conditions for DPW Solid Waste Sanitation Engineers — including a pay increase laborers and drivers. I’m excited to announce that on January 15th the Board of Estimates will be considering that pay increase for some of the hardest working city employees in the city after completing negotiations with AFSCME Maryland!

This is also an important step in improving service to our citizens,

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Edmondson Village Shopping Center Update

Edmondson Village Shopping Center Update

#District8 Update: Edmondson Village Shopping Center

I have been in ongoing communication with the owner of the Edmondson
Village Shopping Center regarding the status of the reconstruction
following the fire in November 2019:

1. The delay in demolition
of the fire damaged portion of the center was due to a lengthy Baltimore
City Fire Department investigation into the cause of the fire.

2. The Baltimore City Fire Department has notified my office and the
owner that the investigation is concluded and they could …

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Community Conversation with the CEO

Community Conversation with the CEO

#District8 Event Alert 🚨

Join Baltimore City Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Santelises and senior
district leaders at in-person “Community Conversation with the CEO” !

Date: 1/16/2020

Location: Wildwood Elementary-Middle 621 Wildwood Parkway 21229 Topic: This event will focus on Parent-Teacher Partnerships & Parent Guide (panel discussion)

Childcare, refreshments, and interpretation will be provided.

For more information, please contact engagement@bcps.k12.md.us

#Activ8 #MyBmore

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Upcoming #District8 Events!

Greetings!

Spring is almost here and we have a lot planned for 2019!

Here’s a few upcoming events scheduled in and around District 8:

Join me in helping to make our communities cleaner and greener in 2019 by participating in the District 8 Clean Block Challenge! For every block willing to organize a community clean-up on your street, alley, or green space — I will personally drop off all of the supplies you need to make it a success!

Here’s the link to register your block today! http://bit.ly/KeepDistrict8Clean . 

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#District8 Community Clean Up Challenge 2019

Join me in helping to make our communities cleaner and greener in 2019 by participating in the District 8 Clean Block Challenge! For every block willing to organize a clean-up on your street, alley, or park space — I will personally drop off all of the supplies you need to make it a success!

Here’s the link to register your block today! http://bit.ly/KeepDistrict8Clean

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Input Requested: Baltimore Police Commissioner Search

Input Requested: Baltimore Police Commissioner Search

Greetings! You may have heard on the news that Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young has requested that myself and my colleague Councilmember Robert Stokes travel to New Orleans to conduct background interviews related to Mr. Michael Harrison, who will be nominated by Mayor Catherine Pugh to serve as Commissioner of Police for Baltimore City. I was asked to travel due to my role as the Vice-Chair of the Executive Appointments Committee, which is tasked with …

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District 8 Community Newsletter 8/13

District 8 Community Newsletter 8/13

Greetings!

Here’s the link to view the latest District 8 Community Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/09340bd9f028/c2je86dof6-1273433?e=81caa16909

 

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District 8 Resource Tent – 7/19

District 8 Resource Tent – 7/19

Mobile Workforce Center

Mobile Workforce Center

Great News! Starting on June 20th, the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Employment Development will be hosting the Mobile Workforce Team at the Edmondson Village Shopping Center (4532 Edmondson Avenue) every other Wednesday from 1pm-3pm. #District8 #MyBmore

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Request for Proposals: $12m Youth Fund!

Request for Proposals: $12m Youth Fund!

Request for proposals are now available for the Baltimore Children and Youth Fund! Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young introduced the legislation to create the $12 million Fund and voters approved it via referendum in 2016. The Fund is a historic initiative aimed at improving conditions and opportunities for Baltimore children, youth and young adults under the age of 24.

Following a comprehensive community design and implementation planning process, during which Baltimore residents weighed in on the direction and Year 1 priorities of the …

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