Legislation

City of Baltimore - Legislation

Title: Operating Budget for the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2021 For the purpose of approving the budget estimated to be needed for the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners for operating programs during Fiscal 2021; providing for certification of the approved budget to the State Superintendent of Schools; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: June 3, 2020, 7:24 pm
Title: Annual Property Tax - Fiscal Year 2021 For the purpose of providing a tax for the use of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore for the period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021; providing for estimated billings pursuant to State law; and setting the semiannual payment service charge for that period.
Posted: June 3, 2020, 6:43 pm
Title: Rezoning - 3006, 2926, and 2928 Boarman Avenue and Block 3185, Lot 49 For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 3006 Boarman Avenue (Block 3185, Lot 48), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-2 Zoning District to the TOD-2 Zoning District, and for changing the zoning for the properties known as 2926 Boarman Avenue (Block 3185, Lot 51), 2928 Boarman Avenue (Block 3185, Lot 50), and Block 3185, Lot 49, as outlined in blue on the accompanying plat, from the R-7 Zoning District to the TOD-2 Zoning District; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: June 3, 2020, 5:16 pm
Title: Sale of Property - 5001 Reisterstown Road aka Langston Hughes Elementary School For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to sell, at either public or private sale, all its interest in certain property known as 5001 Reisterstown Road aka Langston Hughes Elementary School (Block 4596, Lot 001) and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: June 3, 2020, 5:16 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Parking Lot - A Portion of the Property known as 201 Reedbird Avenue For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a parking lot on a portion of the property known as 201 Reedbird Avenue (Block 7612L, Lot 001A, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: June 3, 2020, 5:16 pm
Title: Baltimore City Critical Area Management Program - Critical Area Manual, Map, and Zoning For the purpose of repealing the Baltimore City Critical Area Management Program and Document (2002 Edition) and approving and adopting a new Baltimore City Critical Area Management Program Manual (2020 Edition); repealing the Baltimore City Critical Area Program Map (adopted November 13, 2002) and approving and adopting a new Baltimore City Critical Area Program Map (2002 Edition); prohibiting certain additional uses and activities in certain areas of the Critical Area; defining and redefining certain te
Posted: June 3, 2020, 5:16 pm
Title: Bond Issue - School Loan - $38,000,000 For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to General Assembly House Resolution II and Senate Resolution II of 2020 approved by the members of the Maryland General Assembly representing Baltimore City) to create a debt, and to issue and sell, at any time or from time to time and in one or more series its certificates of indebtedness as evidence thereof, and proceeds not exceeding $38,000,000 from the sale of such certificates of indebtedness to be used for the cost of issuance, including the expense of engraving, pri
Posted: June 3, 2020, 5:16 pm
Title: Bond Issue - Community and Economic Development Loan - $38,000,000 For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to General Assembly House Resolution III and Senate Resolution III of 2020 approved by the members of the Maryland General Assembly representing Baltimore City) to create a debt, and to issue and sell its certificates of indebtedness as evidence thereof, and proceeds not exceeding $38,000,000 from the sale of such certificates of indebtedness to be used for the cost of issuance, including the expense of engraving, printing, advertising, attorneys'
Posted: June 3, 2020, 12:56 pm
Title: Bond Issue - Public Infrastructure Loan - $72,000,000 For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to General Assembly House Resolution IV and Senate Resolution IV of 2020 approved by the members of the Maryland General Assembly representing Baltimore City) to create a debt, and to issue and sell its certificates of indebtedness as evidence thereof, and proceeds not exceeding $72,000,000 from the sale of such certificates of indebtedness to be used for the cost of issuance, including the expense of engraving, printing, advertising, attorneys’ fees, and all
Posted: June 3, 2020, 12:56 pm
Title: Bond Issue - Affordable Housing Loan - $12,000,000 For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to General Assembly House Resolution I and Senate Resolution I of 2020 approved by the members of the Maryland General Assembly representing Baltimore City) to create a debt, and to issue and sell its certificates of indebtedness as evidence thereof, and proceeds not exceeding $12,000,000 from the sale of such certificates of indebtedness to be used for the cost of issuance, including the expense of engraving, printing, advertising, attorneys' fees, and all other
Posted: June 3, 2020, 12:46 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 316 East 21st Street For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 2 dwelling units in the R-8 Zoning District on the property known as 316 East 21st Street (Block 3813, Lot 056), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting a variance from certain bulk regulations (lot area size).
Posted: June 2, 2020, 6:26 pm
Title: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Sheriff - $37,600 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $37,600 to the Sheriff - Service 882 (Deputy Sheriff Enforcement), to provide funding to improve the recruitment and retention of the Sheriff’s court security officers; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: May 29, 2020, 9:02 pm
Title: Charter Amendment - City Council - Composition For the purpose of increasing the size of the City Council to 15 members elected from districts; requiring that the City Council President be elected by the City Council from among its members every 2 years; clarifying the terms and the manner of election for the Council Vice President and the Council representative to the Planning Commission; allowing for the City Council to remove a member from the position of President; specifying that the City Council elect an individual to fulfill a mayoral vacancy; conforming and clarifying related provisio
Posted: May 28, 2020, 5:03 pm
Title: Informational Hearing - COVID-19 Emergency Spending For the purpose of inviting the Director of the Department of Finance and other representatives from the Department of Finance to provide the City Council with an update on COVID-19 emergency spending.
Posted: May 28, 2020, 11:45 am
Title: Ordinance of Estimates for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2021 For the purpose of providing the appropriations estimated to be needed by each agency of the City of Baltimore for operating programs and capital projects during the Fiscal 2021 year.
Posted: May 28, 2020, 11:45 am
Title: Investigative Hearing - Vacant Structure Water Cut-Offs For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Public Works, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of Real Estate to discuss the enforcement of existing City law requiring that water be cut-off to certain vacant structures, what impediments stand in the way of better enforcement, and whether any legislative action is necessary.
Posted: May 27, 2020, 4:44 pm
Title: Children and Youth Fund - Establishment of Permanent Fiscal Agent For the purpose of designating a permanent fiscal agent to administer the Children and Youth Fund; establishing that the fiscal agent be governed and administered by a Board of Directors; requiring that the Board of Directors adopt bylaws that detail the governance of the fiscal agent; requiring that the Board of Directors submit an annual proposed financial plan to the Board of Estimates; providing that the City Council hold annual public hearings into the activities of the fiscal agent; allowing for the City Council to refer
Posted: May 27, 2020, 4:44 pm
Title: RPP Area 2 (Morgan) - Plan Amendment For the purpose of adding the 1500 and 1600 blocks of Argonne Drive, odd side, to the Parking Management Plan for RPP Area 2; and correcting related language.
Posted: May 27, 2020, 4:44 pm
Title: Baltimore City COVID-19 Renter Relief Act For the purpose of prohibiting the increase of rent during and after certain declared emergencies; prohibiting certain notices to tenants; requiring certain notices to tenants; prohibiting certain late fees; defining certain terms; providing for a date of termination of the prohibitions; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to protecting Baltimore City tenants.
Posted: May 27, 2020, 4:26 pm
Title: Sale of Property - Former Bed of Cromwell Street For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to sell, at either public or private sale, all its interest in certain parcels of land known as the former bed of Cromwell Street no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: May 26, 2020, 4:15 pm
Title: COVID-19 Relief - Premium Pay for Essential Workers For the purpose of requiring certain essential businesses to provide premium pay to their employees; prohibiting certain essential businesses from taking certain adverse actions against their employees; requiring certain essential businesses to keep certain records of their compliance with the premium pay requirements; requiring certain signs to be posted; including the premium pay provisions within the Baltimore City Wage Commission’s scope of enforcement; applying certain fines and penalties for violations of premium pay provisions; defini
Posted: May 20, 2020, 3:13 pm
Title: Acceleration of Expanded Broadband Availability for Our Students FOR the purpose of calling on all wired and wireless internet service providers, nonprofit organizations, the business community the Baltimore City Public Schools and the City of Baltimore to accelerate expanded broadband availability programs to students in Baltimore City to support online distance learning during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Posted: May 20, 2020, 2:56 pm
Title: Request for State Action - Override Veto on Senate Bill 1065 - Economic Development Baltimore Symphony Orchestra - Funding and Reporting For the purpose of calling on the Maryland General Assembly to override the Governor's veto and pass Senate Bill 1065 - Economic Development - Baltimore Symphony Orchestra - Funding and Reporting - as passage of this bill ensures the continued existence and success of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
Posted: May 20, 2020, 2:56 pm
Title: Request for State Action - Override Veto on House Bill 1260 - Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Funding For the purpose of calling on the Maryland General Assembly to override the Governor’s veto and pass House Bill 1260 - Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Funding - as passage of this bill ensures equitable funding for Maryland’s four Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Posted: May 20, 2020, 2:56 pm
Title: Woodberry Historic District For the purpose of designating the area located within certain boundaries as the Woodberry Historic District; providing for Planned Unit Development review by the Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: May 20, 2020, 2:56 pm
Title: City Streets - Closing - A Portion of West 24th Street For the purpose of condemning and closing a 13.5 foot wide portion of West 24th Street, as shown on Plat 330-A-27A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: May 20, 2020, 2:56 pm
Title: Request for State Action - Override Veto on Senate Bill 669 - Prescription Drug Affordability Board and Fund For the purpose of calling on the Maryland General Assembly to override the Governor’s veto and pass Senate Bill 669 - Prescription Drug Affordability Board and Fund - as passage of this bill ensures access to affordable prescription drugs.
Posted: May 20, 2020, 2:56 pm
Title: Request for State Action - Veto Overrides for Senate Bill 929 - Public Safety - Baltimore City - P.R.O.T.E.C.T. (Public Resources Organizing to End Crime Together) Program - and Senate Bill 708 - Maryland Violence Intervention and Prevention Program Fund and Advisory Council - Alterations For the purpose of calling on the Maryland General Assembly to override the Governor’s veto and pass Senate Bill 929 - Public Safety - Baltimore City - P.R.O.T.E.C.T. (Public Resources Organizing to End Crime Together) Program and Senate Bill 708 - Maryland Violence Intervention and Prevention Program Fund
Posted: May 20, 2020, 2:56 pm
Title: University of Maryland at Baltimore - Approving Application for Designation as a RISE Zone - Granting Enhanced Local Property Tax Credit For the purpose of approving the submission of an application from the University of Maryland at Baltimore, a “qualified institution” under the State’s Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone (“RISE Zone”) Program; approving and joining in the application for designation of a RISE Zone along West Baltimore Street identified as: · Ward 04, Section 060, Block 0626, Lots 026, 029, 035, 036, 037, 038, 039, 040, 041, 042, 043, 052, 053, 053A, 053B, 053
Posted: May 19, 2020, 4:16 pm
Title: Temporary Street Space for Pedestrians and Cyclists For the purpose of requiring the Department of Transportation to provide additional street space to pedestrians and cyclists during the pendency of certain temporary spacing orders; requiring that the provision of additional street space be distributed equitably through the City; setting forth certain factors for the Department to consider when providing additional street space; providing for the expiration of additional street space requirements; requiring certain reports; defining certain terms; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: May 19, 2020, 4:16 pm
Title: Building, Fire, and Related Codes - 2020 Edition For the purpose of adopting a revised Building, Fire, and Related Codes Article, comprising the Maryland Building Performance Standards (effective March 25, 2019), the International Building Code (2018 Edition), the National Electrical Code (2017 Edition), the International Fuel Gas Code (2018 Edition), the International Mechanical Code (2018 Edition), the International Plumbing Code (2018 Edition), the International Property Maintenance Code (2018 Edition), the International Fire Code (2018 Edition), the International Energy Conservation Code
Posted: May 19, 2020, 2:52 pm
Title: Approval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License for Use at 3607 Fleet Street to a Class A-7 License for Use at 5601 Eastern Avenue k/a 5701A Fleet Street For the purpose of providing the required approval under Md. Code Ann., Alc. Bev. § 12-902.1(c)(4) to allow the license holder holding a valid Class B-D-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License issued for use at 3607 Fleet Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 to apply to the Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore City to exchange their Class B-D-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License for a Class A-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License for use at 5
Posted: May 18, 2020, 10:54 pm
Title: Khary Davis Member - Commission on Disabilities
Posted: May 18, 2020, 10:54 pm
Title: David A. Greenberg Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 5
Posted: May 18, 2020, 10:54 pm
Title: Arnold H. Sampson Member - Ethics Board - District 5
Posted: May 18, 2020, 10:54 pm
Title: Yojinde E. Paxton Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 12
Posted: May 18, 2020, 10:54 pm
Title: Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals - Repeal of “Physically Present” Requirements For the purpose of repealing certain provisions of the Zoning Code regarding the Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals that require members of the Board to be “physically present” during a hearing and for voting; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: May 18, 2020, 10:54 pm
Title: Adam S. Levine Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 14
Posted: May 18, 2020, 10:54 pm
Title: Kimberly M. Grade Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 4
Posted: May 18, 2020, 10:54 pm
Title: Michael King Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 2
Posted: May 18, 2020, 10:54 pm
Title: Property Tax - In Rem Foreclosure and Sale - Vacant and Abandoned Property For the purpose of requiring the Director of Finance to withhold from tax sale certain real property designated by the Board of Estimates for foreclosure and sale under a certain process; authorizing the Mayor and City Council acting by and through the Department of Housing and Community Development to initiate an in rem foreclosure and sale of certain real property for delinquent taxes; authorizing the Mayor and City Council to enact certain laws authorizing in rem foreclosure and sale of certain real property; author
Posted: May 14, 2020, 7:03 pm
Title: National Nurses Week 2020 For the purpose of recognizing National Nurses Week 2020 and acknowledging the dedication and contributions of nurses everywhere, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: May 13, 2020, 2:45 pm
Title: Let’s Get the Word Out - Making Your Mail-In Vote Count For the purpose of calling on the City of Baltimore, the League of Women Voters, and the ACLU of Maryland to publicize important facts to avoid confusion and to make every vote count on June 2, 2020 (Primary Election Day).
Posted: May 13, 2020, 2:45 pm
Title: Request for State Action - Override Veto on House Bill 1300 - Blueprint for Maryland’s Future - Implementation For the purpose of calling on the Maryland General Assembly to override the Governor’s veto and pass House Bill 1300 - Blueprint for Maryland’s Future - Implementation - that would protect the educational rights and the future of all of Maryland’s students.
Posted: May 13, 2020, 2:45 pm
Title: Department of General Services Update on Sanitizing City-Owned Buildings For the purpose of requesting that the Department of General Services provide the City Council with an update on how employees of DGS have been keeping City-owned buildings clean during the COVID-19 pandemic and post information about cleaning schedules in these buildings.
Posted: May 13, 2020, 2:45 pm
Title: Post-COVID-19 Foreclosure Disincentive Act of 2020 For the purpose of temporarily setting the transfer tax on certain foreclosed properties in Baltimore City at 100% of the property’s taxable basis; providing for a special effective date; and providing for an termination date.
Posted: May 13, 2020, 2:45 pm
Title: Informational Hearing -- Sanitization of Buildings under the Rental Assistance Demonstration Program and HUD Regulatory Authority For the purpose of inviting the Housing Authority of Baltimore City and firms that co-own affordable housing with the Authority, under the Rental Assistance Demonstration Program, as well as the managers of multi-family housing units regulated by HUD, to report to the City Council regarding how common areas of the buildings in these programs are sanitized during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: May 13, 2020, 2:45 pm
Title: Recognizing Systemic Racism as a Public Health Crisis For the purpose of recognizing systemic racism as a public health crisis.
Posted: May 13, 2020, 2:45 pm
Title: Teacher Appreciation Week 2020 For the purpose of recognizing the week of May 4 through May 8 as Teacher Appreciation Week and celebrating all of Baltimore City’s hardworking teachers who have continued to educate our children during this crisis.
Posted: May 13, 2020, 2:45 pm
Title: Rezoning - 1301 East Fort Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1301 East Fort Avenue (Block 2034A, Lot 001), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-1 Zoning District to the R-8 Zoning District; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: May 12, 2020, 5:47 pm
Title: Informational Hearing - Baltimore’s Strategic Response to the Wuhan Coronavirus For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Baltimore City Health Department, the Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management, the Baltimore Police Department, the Baltimore City Fire Department, and the Baltimore City Department of Finance to brief the City Council on Baltimore’s strategic response to the Wuhan coronavirus.
Posted: May 12, 2020, 5:14 pm
Title: Pesticide Control and Regulation For the purpose of regulating the use and application of pesticides in Baltimore City; defining certain terms; requiring certain notices at the time of pesticide purchase; requiring certain notices prior to and after pesticide application; requiring marker placement after certain pesticide applications; prohibiting the use of certain pesticides in specified areas; prohibiting the use and application of glyphosate and chlorpyrifos; prohibiting neonicotinoid pesticide use on City-owned property; establishing certain penalties; and providing for a special effecti
Posted: May 12, 2020, 5:14 pm
Title: Charter Amendment - City Auditor - Powers and Duties For the purpose of authorizing the City Auditor to issue subpoenas to certain individuals and entities; requiring the City Auditor to provide a copy of certain completed audit reports to the agency audited; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Posted: May 12, 2020, 4:14 pm
Title: Trauma-Informed Care Task Force Composition - Revisions and Clarifications For the purpose of adding 2 educators with experience within the Baltimore City Public School System to the Trauma-Informed Care Task Force; clarifying that one Councilmember appointed to the Task Force have substantial experience as an educator with the Baltimore City Public School System; clarifying that one Councilmember appointed to the Task Force have substantial experience as a parent with the Baltimore City Public School System; clarifying that the appointed Councilmember with substantial experience as an educa
Posted: May 11, 2020, 6:56 pm
Title: Rezoning - 1720 Frederick Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1720 Frederick Avenue (Block 0209, Lot 026), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the C-1 Zoning District to the C-2 Zoning District.
Posted: May 11, 2020, 6:46 pm
Title: Eric Stephenson Member - Planning Commission - District 9
Posted: May 8, 2020, 2:56 pm
Title: Legislative Oversight Hearing - Homeless Shelters in Baltimore City For the purpose of the committee conducting a Legislative Oversight Hearing on the condition of homeless shelters in Baltimore City.
Posted: May 1, 2020, 4:14 pm
Title: Informational Hearing - Implementing the Water Accountability and Equity Act For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Finance and the Department of Public Works to provide the City Council with an update on the Administration’s progress implementing the Water Accountability and Equity Act.
Posted: April 30, 2020, 5:15 pm
Title: State of Emergency - Continuation For the purpose of expressing the Baltimore City Council’s consent under State Public Safety Article, _ 14-111 for extending and continuing the Mayor’s State of Emergency declaration dated March 18, 2020.
Posted: April 29, 2020, 4:26 pm
Title: Request for Federal Action - Direct Rental Housing Assistance During the COVID-19 Pandemic For the purpose of calling on the United States Congress to create a direct Rental Housing Assistance fund to assist residents and stabilize communities.
Posted: April 29, 2020, 4:26 pm
Title: Recognizing May 1st as “Charm City Cheers” Day Thanking Front Line Workers For the purpose of recognizing May 1st as “Charm City Cheers” Day for all the front line workers who are risking their lives to help keep society running.
Posted: April 29, 2020, 4:26 pm
Title: City Streets - Closing - 10-Foot Alley Bounded by Harford Road, Normal Avenue, and Cliftview Avenue For the purpose of condemning and closing a 10-foot alley bounded by Harford Road, Normal Avenue, and Cliftview Avenue, as shown on Plat 161-A-65A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: April 29, 2020, 4:26 pm
Title: Oversight - Board of Elections For the purpose of holding a hearing to discuss the Primary Election for 2020.
Posted: April 23, 2020, 9:12 pm
Title: Informational Hearing - Missing Persons For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services, the Department of Housing and Community Development, the Baltimore Police Department, the State’s Attorney’s Office, and the Baltimore City Sheriff’s Office to help the City Council understand the scope of the problem of missing persons in Baltimore City and to explain how agencies work together to find missing persons.
Posted: April 23, 2020, 9:12 pm
Title: Charter Amendment - City Council - Reduction in Size For the purpose of reducing the size of the City Council; providing for certain members to be elected at large; requiring that the President of the City Council, the Council Vice-President, and the Council’s representative to the Planning Commission be at-large members of the Council; clarifying, correcting, and conforming certain language; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Posted: April 23, 2020, 5:22 pm
Title: Citizen Charter Amendments Review Commission 2020 For the purpose of establishing a Commission of citizens to review the Charter amendments that are presently before the City Council.
Posted: April 22, 2020, 2:57 pm
Title: Rezoning - 5401 Pulaski Highway For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 5401 Pulaski Highway (Block 6242C, Lot 003), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-1 Zoning District to the C-4 Zoning District.
Posted: April 21, 2020, 9:15 pm
Title: City Streets - Closing - Inloes Alley and Two Three-Foot Alleys Bounded by Tyson Street, Wilson Alley, Park Avenue, and Mulberry Street For the purpose of condemning and closing Inloes Alley and two three-foot alleys bounded by Tyson Street, Wilson Alley, Park Avenue, and Mulberry Street, as shown on Plat 303-A-18A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: April 21, 2020, 7:34 pm
Title: City Streets - Opening - Two Three-Foot Alleys Bounded by Tyson Street, Wilson Alley, Park Avenue and Mulberry Street For the purpose of condemning and opening two three-foot alleys, bounded by Tyson Street, Wilson Alley, Park Avenue, and Mulberry Street, as shown on Plat 303-A-18 in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: April 20, 2020, 3:12 pm
Title: Emergency Response to COVID-19 - Immediate Housing For Persons Who Are Homeless For the purpose of calling on the Mayor, the Board of Estimates, and all affected City agencies to immediately make available sufficient hotel rooms and other non-congregate housing to provide homes for all interested persons currently residing in congregate spaces within homeless shelters and all other homeless persons in Baltimore City.
Posted: April 15, 2020, 6:13 pm
Title: Inmate Release Due to COVID-19 For the purpose of supporting the American Civil Liberties Union’s recommendation that the State release certain inmates from jail and prison due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: April 15, 2020, 6:13 pm
Title: False Statements - States of Emergency For the purpose of prohibiting a person from making certain false statements during a declared state of emergency; defining certain terms; conforming and correcting related provisions; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: April 15, 2020, 6:13 pm
Title: Covid-19 Essential Business and Resident Activity Regulations For the purpose of calling on the Mayor to require all businesses deemed “essential” in Baltimore City immediately implement social distance measures for customers and to require all residents wear masks while participating in permitted activities.
Posted: April 15, 2020, 6:13 pm
Title: Closing the Digital Divide During the COVID-19 Crisis For the purpose of calling on the Baltimore City Government, the State of Maryland, and the Baltimore City Public School System to work together to make sure every student has access to technology to support online learning during the COVID-19 crisis and to support the short and long term employment needs of participants in Baltimore's YouthWorks program.
Posted: April 15, 2020, 6:13 pm
Title: Health Emergencies - Data Reporting For the purpose of requiring the Health Commissioner, during the pendency of a declared health emergency, to publish certain aggregate data on the City’s website regarding Baltimore City residents diagnosed with an infectious disease and those City residents who have died from that infectious disease; requiring that the published data be disaggregated by race, gender, age, and zip code; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: April 9, 2020, 3:53 pm
Title: Khary Davis Member - Commission on Disabilities
Posted: April 8, 2020, 7:44 pm
Title: COVID-19 Update For the purpose of updating Baltimore City residents on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic and outlining the City Council’s recommendations going forward.
Posted: April 7, 2020, 6:42 pm
Title: Baltimore's Fair Development Plan for Zero Waste: 2020-2040 and Beyond For the purpose of calling on the Mayor, the Board of Estimates, and all affected City agencies to formally acknowledge and move forward in implementing the “Fair Development Plan for Zero Waste.”
Posted: April 7, 2020, 6:42 pm
Title: City Council Seeks City Appeal to Preserve Baltimore’s Clean Air Act For the purpose of formally requesting that the Baltimore City Law Department appeal the March 27, 2020 decision of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland regarding the Baltimore Clean Air Act.
Posted: April 7, 2020, 6:42 pm
Title: Adam Levine Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 14
Posted: April 7, 2020, 5:03 pm
Title: David Greenberg Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 5
Posted: April 7, 2020, 5:03 pm
Title: Michael King Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 2
Posted: April 7, 2020, 5:03 pm
Title: Yojinde Paxton Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 12
Posted: April 7, 2020, 5:03 pm
Title: Kimberley Grade Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 4
Posted: April 7, 2020, 5:03 pm
Title: Eric Stephenson Member - Planning Commission - District 9
Posted: April 7, 2020, 5:03 pm
Title: Arnold H. Sampson Member - Board of Ethics - District 5
Posted: April 7, 2020, 5:03 pm
Title: Lock-In Letters from the Internal Revenue Service for Due Diligence of Law Enforcement Appointees For the purpose of investigating how information provided by the Internal Revenue Service regarding potential City appointees can be shared with the City Council and why that information has been withheld in the past.
Posted: March 17, 2020, 1:16 pm
Title: Urban Renewal - Carroll Camden - Renewal Area Designation and Urban Renewal Plan For the purpose of repealing the existing Carroll Camden Urban Renewal Plan and replacing it by designating as a “Renewal Area” an area situated in Baltimore City, Maryland known as Carroll Camden, bounded generally by I-95 and Russell Street on the south, Monroe Street on the west, I-395, South Paca Street, and Ostend Street on the north, and Russell Street and Kloman Street on the east; establishing the objectives of the Plan; establishing permitted land uses in the Renewal Area; providing that where there may
Posted: March 16, 2020, 6:46 pm
Title: Opposing the Changes to the “Public Charge” Rule For the purpose of standing in solidarity with Baltimore’s immigrant communities in opposition to the changes made by the Trump Administration to the “public charge” rule.
Posted: March 16, 2020, 6:13 pm
Title: Everyone Counts For the purpose of recognizing the importance of reaching all residents of Baltimore City in the 2020 Census, particularly hard-to-count residents.
Posted: March 16, 2020, 6:13 pm
Title: Energy Tax - Proceeds For the purpose of requiring that certain proceeds from the City’s Energy Tax are dedicated to the Fair Election Fund established by Section 15 of the City Charter; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: March 16, 2020, 6:13 pm
Title: Request for State Action - Allow Our Sheriffs to Collectively Bargain For the purpose of calling on the Maryland General Assembly to pass, and the Governor to sign Senate Bill 823, which would extend to the offices of the Baltimore City Sheriff the basic and fundamental right to collectively bargain wages and working conditions.
Posted: March 11, 2020, 8:12 pm
Title: In Support of Senate Bill 315/House Bill 561 - Community Choice Energy For the purpose of requesting that the Honorable Chair and Members of the Finance Committee and the Economic Matters Committee take this show of support under consideration during their deliberations on Senate Bill 315 and House Bill 561, respectively, both of which authorize a county or municipal organization or a group of counties or municipal corporations to form or join a community choice aggregator.
Posted: March 11, 2020, 8:12 pm
Title: Request for State Action - Establish a Maryland Constitutional Right for Environmental Justice and Equity For the purpose of calling on the General Assembly to pass and the Governor to support House Bill 517, which would enable an amendment to the Maryland Constitution guaranteeing clean air, clean water, a stable climate, and a healthy and more equitable environment for all Marylanders to be placed on the ballot for referendum by Maryland voters.
Posted: March 11, 2020, 8:12 pm
Title: Request for State Action - Ranked Choice Voting or Open Primaries For the purpose of calling on the state to pass enabling legislation that authorizes Baltimore City to adopt either a ranked choice or open primary election voting system, to ensure inclusive and democratic elections for City officials.
Posted: March 11, 2020, 8:12 pm
Title: Records Management - Modernizing, Correcting, and Conforming For the purpose of repealing and replacing City Code provisions regarding Baltimore City records management program to conform to State law requirements and to reflect modern practices in records management; establishing the position of City Records Management Officer to coordinate citywide records management; setting forth certain duties of the City Records Management Officer; requiring City agencies to provide certain cooperation to the City Records Management Officer; providing for the manner of the proper disposal of certain Cit
Posted: March 11, 2020, 3:26 pm
Title: Commercial Water Bill Situation For the purpose of investigating the depth and scope of the City's underbilling of commercial water customers.
Posted: March 5, 2020, 3:26 pm
Title: Sale of Property - Two Three-Foot Alleys Bounded by Tyson Street, Wilson Alley, Park Avenue, and Mulberry Street For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to sell, at either public or private sale, all its interest in certain parcels of land known as the former beds of two three-foot alleys bounded by Tyson Street, Wilson Alley, Park Avenue, and Mulberry Street and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: March 4, 2020, 8:12 pm
Title: City Streets - Closing - Air Rights over a Portion of the Public Right of Way of Rogers Alley For the purpose of condemning and closing the air rights area over a portion of the public right of way of Rogers Alley, as shown on Plat 313-A-23A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: February 26, 2020, 4:23 pm
Title: Investigative Hearing - Well-being of the Transgender Community in Baltimore For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Mayor's Office, the Health Department, Baltimore Police Department, Baltimore City Public Schools, the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, the Baltimore City Office of Equity and Civil Rights, the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office, the Baltimore City Department of Social Services, the Maryland State Health Department and Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore to update the Council on services provided to and the ge
Posted: February 26, 2020, 4:23 pm