Legislation

City of Baltimore - Legislation

Title: Repeal - Reisterstown Plaza Transit Station Urban Renewal Area and Plan For the purpose of repealing Ordinance 09-219, which established the Reisterstown Plaza Transit Station Urban Renewal Area and Plan; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 30, 2020, 12:02 am
Title: Sale of Property - A Portion of South Boston Street, Extending from South Haven 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 a certain parcel of land known as a variable width portion of Boston Street extending from South Haven Street, Westerly 723.60 feet, more or less, and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 9:35 pm
Title: Street Harassment Advisory Commission For the purpose of establishing the Street Harassment Advisory Commission; providing for the Commission’s composition, terms of office, officers, meetings, quorum, and rules of procedure; establishing the general purposes and specific duties of the Street Harassment Advisory Commission; defining certain terms; requiring certain City agencies to adopt model policies and training materials developed by the Street Harassment Advisory Commission; and generally relating to the Street Harassment Advisory Commission.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 8:41 pm
Title: Retirement Savings Plan - Clarifications For the purpose of clarifying the definition of “earnable compensation” for the members of the Retirement Savings Plan; clarifying that any employee of the Enoch Pratt Free Library System, who is not eligible to participate in the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System, is considered able to be a member of the Retirement Savings Plan; clarifying that any employee of the Baltimore Museum of Art or the Walters Art Gallery is not considered to be an employee for purposes of the Retirement Savings Plan; eliminating the time period limit for when an e
Posted: October 29, 2020, 8:41 pm
Title: Rezoning - 4015 Foster Avenue, 4000 Hudson Street, and 801 South Haven Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 4015 Foster Avenue (Block 6447 Lot 021) and 4000 Hudson Street (Block 6457, Lot 018), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-1 Zoning District to the IMU-2 Zoning District; and changing the zoning for the property known as 801 South Haven Street (Block 6458, Lot 003), from the I-2 Zoning District to the IMU-2 Zoning District, as outlined in blue on the accompanying plat.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 8:41 pm
Title: City Streets - Closing - Portion of Boston Street For the purpose of condemning and closing a variable width portion of Boston Street, from a point 723.60 feet Westerly from the west side of South Haven Street and extending Westerly 524 feet, more or less to the east side of South Conkling Street, 60 feet wide, as shown on Plat 349-A-44A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 8:41 pm
Title: Sale of Property - Variable Width Portion of Boston 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 a certain parcel of land known as a variable width portion of Boston Street from a point 723.60 feet Westerly from the west side of South Haven Street and extending Westerly 524 feet, more or less to the east side of South Conkling Street, 60 feet wide and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 8:41 pm
Title: Retirement Systems - Minor Child - Clarification For the purpose of modifying and conforming the definition of minor child, in the Employees’ Retirement System law, the Elected Officials’ Retirement System law, and the Fire and Police Employees’ Retirement System law.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 8:41 pm
Title: Rezoning - 407 Benninghaus Road For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 407 Benninghaus Road (Block 5014C, Lot 004A), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-3 Zoning District to the OR-1 Zoning District.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 8:26 pm
Title: Urban Renewal - Park Heights - Amendment _ For the purpose of amending the Urban Renewal Plan for Park Heights to amend certain exhibits to reflect the change of zoning, upon approval by separate ordinance, for the properties known as known as 3215 West Belvedere Avenue (Block 4582, Lot 018), 3317-3323 West Belvedere Avenue (Block 4580, Lots 003, 004, 005), 5101-5103 Denmore Avenue (Block 4582, Lots 019 and 020), 5100 Denmore Avenue (Block 4580, Lot 001), and Block 4580, Lots 038 and 039-055; waiving certain content and procedural requirements; making the provisions of this Ordinance severabl
Posted: October 29, 2020, 8:26 pm
Title: Rezoning - 3215 West Belvedere Avenue, 3317-3323 West Belvedere Avenue, 5101-5103 Denmore Avenue, 5100 Denmore Avenue, and Block 4580, Lots 038 and 039-055 For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 3215 West Belvedere Avenue (Block 4582, Lot 018), 3317-3323 West Belvedere Avenue (Block 4580, Lots 003, 004, 005), 5101-5103 Denmore Avenue (Block 4582, Lots 019 and 020), 5100 Denmore Avenue (Block 4580, Lot 001), and Block 4580, Lots 038 and 039-055, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-6 Zoning District to the OR-1 Zoning District; and providing for
Posted: October 29, 2020, 8:26 pm
Title: Planned Unit Development - Amendment - Stadium Place For the purpose of approving certain amendments to the Development Plan of the Stadium Place Planned Unit Development.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 8:26 pm
Title: Building, Fire, and Related Codes - Adoption of International Green Construction Code (2018) FOR the purpose of amending the Building, Fire, and Related Code Article to repeal the International Green Construction Code (2012 Edition) and substitute, subject to local additions, deletions. amendments and modifications, the International Green Construction Code (2018 Edition); and providing for the effective date, construction, and application of the new Green Construction Code.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 8:26 pm
Title: City Property - Naming a Pavilion and a Nature Park in the Joseph H. Rash Playfield to be the BGE Pavilion and the BGE Nature Park For the purpose of naming a pavilion in the Joseph H. Rash Playfield (Block 890, Lot 006), to be located at the coordinates of 39.281483, - 76.610425, the BGE Pavilion; and naming a nature park in the Joseph H. Rash Playfield (Block 890, Lot 006), to be located at the coordinates of 39,281657, - 76,610659, the BGE Nature Park.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 8:26 pm
Title: Rezoning - 1103-1109 North Washington Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1103-1109 North Washington Street (Block 1551, Lot 001), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the IMU-1 Zoning District.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 8:26 pm
Title: City Streets - Closing - A Portion of South Boston Street Extending from South Haven Street For the purpose of condemning and closing a variable width portion of South Boston Street, extending from South Haven Street, Westerly 723.60 feet, more or less, as shown on Plat 349-A-43A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 8:26 pm
Title: Charter Amendment - Disposition of City-Owned Real Property For the purpose of amending the City Charter to repeal the City’s general authority to dispose of City-owned real property at private sale; conforming and clarifying related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 7:46 pm
Title: Property Tax Credit - Habitat for Humanity For the purpose of granting, in accordance with State Tax-Property Article _ 9-252, a property tax against certain real property owned and held by Habitat for Humanity; requiring an annual report from Habitat for Humanity detailing certain information; providing for a term of the credit; and requiring that the Director of Finance adopt certain regulations in order to implement and administer this property tax credit.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 7:14 pm
Title: City Streets - Closing - A 13-Foot Alley and a 20-Foot Alley For the purpose of condemning and closing a 13-foot alley, extending from East Biddle Street Northerly 80 feet, to a 20-foot alley; and a 20-foot alley, extending from North Washington Street Easterly 241.5 feet, more or less, laid out in the rear of the properties known as nos. 2000 through 2030 East Biddle Street, as shown on Plat 314-B-16A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 4:14 pm
Title: City Streets - Opening - A 13-Foot Alley For the purpose of condemning and opening a 13-foot alley, extending from East Biddle Street Northerly 80 feet, to a 20-foot alley laid out in the rear of the properties known as nos. 2000 through 2030 East Biddle Street, as shown on Plat 314-B-16 in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 4:14 pm
Title: Paying DPW Workers What They Deserve For the purpose of calling on the Mayor to provide temporary Department of Public Works employees who work on the back of garbage trucks with an immediate $4 per hour raise, at a minimum; and calling the Mayor and union officials to re-negotiate the contracts of those permanent Department of Public Works employees to include a $4 per hour raise, at a minimum.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 3:43 pm
Title: Rezoning - 1900, 1904, 1910, and 1916 Light Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 1900, 1904, 1910, and 1916 Light Street (Block 1037, Lots 001, 003, 006, and 009), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the C-1 Zoning District.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 1:23 pm
Title: Rezoning - 2426 Pennsylvania Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 2426 Pennsylvania Avenue (Block 0294, Lot 014), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the OR-1/R-MU Zoning District to the C-1-E Zoning District.
Posted: October 28, 2020, 8:45 pm
Title: Rezoning - 4207-4209 Menlo Drive For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 4207-4209 Menlo Drive, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-1 Zoning District to the OIC Zoning District.
Posted: October 28, 2020, 8:26 pm
Title: Rezoning - 1220-1222 West North Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1220-1222 West North Avenue (Block 3415, Lot 011), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the OR-1 Zoning District to the C-1 Zoning District.
Posted: October 28, 2020, 8:26 pm
Title: Urban Renewal - Middle East - Amendment __ For the purpose of amending the Urban Renewal Plan for Middle East to modify certain land uses allowed in the Plan, to correct, clarify, and conform certain provisions and references in the Plan to those in the current Baltimore City Zoning Code, to replace Appendix B with new Appendix B, to delete Appendix E in its entirety, to remove certain properties from the lists in Appendices A, C, and D and to remove certain other properties located within the Renewal Area; to replace the exhibits with new exhibits to reflect the changes in the Plan, and to m
Posted: October 28, 2020, 8:26 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 1801 Hollins 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 1801 Hollins Street (Block 0225, Lot 001), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain bulk (lot area size) and off-street parking requirements.
Posted: October 28, 2020, 6:13 pm
Title: Banning Face Surveillance Technology in Baltimore For the purpose of prohibiting Baltimore City government from purchasing or obtaining certain face surveillance technology; prohibiting Baltimore City government from contracting or subcontracting with another for the purpose of face surveillance technology; prohibiting any person in Baltimore City from obtaining, retaining, accessing, or using certain face surveillance technology or any information obtained from certain face surveillance technology; providing for certain penalties; and defining certain terms.
Posted: October 28, 2020, 5:54 pm
Title: Planned Unit Development - Amendment - Greenmount West Arts and Entertainment District For the purpose of approving certain amendments to the Development Plan of the Greenmount West Arts and Entertainment District Planned Unit Development.
Posted: October 28, 2020, 4:25 pm
Title: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Health Department - $5,500,000 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $5,500,000 to the Health Department - Service 315 (Emergency Services - Health), to provide funding for unanticipated additional expenditures resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 27, 2020, 6:04 pm
Title: Perkins Somerset Oldtown Special Taxing District For the purpose of designating a “special taxing district” to be known as the “Perkins Somerset Oldtown Special Taxing District”; providing for and determining various matters in connection with the establishment of the special taxing district; creating a special fund for the special taxing district; providing for the levy of a special tax on all taxable real and personal property located in the special taxing district; providing for a special effective date; and generally providing for matters relating to the designation and operation of the s
Posted: October 27, 2020, 6:04 pm
Title: Perkins Somerset Oldtown Bond Issuance For the purpose of authorizing the issuance of special obligation bonds and the pledge, subject to appropriation, of Tax Increment Revenues and Special Tax Revenues (as such terms are defined herein) to the payment of debt service thereon; authorizing the pledge by the City, subject to appropriation, of the Tax Increment Revenues and Special Tax Revenues pursuant to a Contribution Agreement (defined herein) to provide for the payment by the State Issuer (defined herein) of the principal of and interest on the applicable State Obligations (defined herein)
Posted: October 27, 2020, 6:04 pm
Title: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Department of General Services - $2,500,000 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $2,500,000 to the Department of General Services - Service 726 (Administration - General Services), to provide funding to balance the budget for Fiscal Year 2020, due to unanticipated expenditures because of the COVID-19 pandemic; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 27, 2020, 6:04 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Parking Lot - 1301-1325 Etting Street, 505, 507, 509, and 511 West Lafayette Avenue, and the Alley Adjacent to 1325 Etting Street For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a parking lot on the properties known as 1301-1325 Etting Street (Block 0396, Lots 051, 052, 053, 054, 055, 056, 057, 058, 059, 060, 061, 062, and 063), 505, 507, 509, and 511 West Lafayette Avenue (Block 0396, Lots 019, 020, 021, and 022), and the alley adjacent to 1325 Etting Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.
Posted: October 27, 2020, 6:04 pm
Title: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Department of Housing and Community Development - $6,000,000 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $6,000,000 to the Department of Housing and Community Development - Service 809 (Retention, Expansion, and Attraction of Businesses), to provide funding for additional expenditures resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 27, 2020, 6:04 pm
Title: General Fund Operating Appropriation Transfer - Department of Transportation (Service 690) to Police Department (Service 622) - $2,000,000 For the purpose of transferring a General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $2,000,000 from the Department of Transportation (Service 690: Sustainable Transportation) to the Police Department (Service 622: Police Patrol); and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 27, 2020, 6:04 pm
Title: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Fire Department - $11,000,000 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $11,000,000 to the Fire Department - Service 609 (Emergency Medical Services), to provide funding for additional operating expenses resulting from overtime and the COVID-19 pandemic; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 27, 2020, 6:04 pm
Title: Perkins Somerset Oldtown Development District For the purpose of designating a “development district” to be known as the “Perkins Somerset Oldtown Development District”; providing for and determining various matters in connection with the establishment of the development district; creating a special, tax increment fund for the development district; allocating certain property taxes to that fund; making certain findings and determinations; providing for a special effective date; and generally providing for matters relating to the designation and operation of the development district, the estab
Posted: October 27, 2020, 6:04 pm
Title: Planned Unit Development - Village of Cross Keys For the purpose of repealing the existing Development Plan for the Village of Cross Keys Planned Unit Development and approving a new Development Plan for the Village of Cross Keys Planned Unit Development.
Posted: October 27, 2020, 5:55 pm
Title: Commission on Sustainability - Officers For the purpose of allowing the appointment of co-chairs for the Commission on Sustainability.
Posted: October 27, 2020, 5:55 pm
Title: Franchise - Electric Vehicle Charging Stations For the purpose of granting a franchise to the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company to install, operate, and maintain electric vehicle charging stations on City right-of-way and Park Properties, subject to certain terms, conditions, and reservations; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 27, 2020, 1:45 pm
Title: Baltimore City Critical Area Management Program - Conforming Certain Provisions to New State Mandates For the purpose of amending, in accord with a recent mandate of the Critical Area Commission, the definitions of “Buffer” and “Critical Area” and the provisions governing “Designation of the Critical Area”; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 26, 2020, 8:52 pm
Title: Rezoning - 1312, 1314, 1316, and 1318 East Fort Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 1312, 1314, and 1316 East Fort Avenue (Block 2018A, Lots 023, 024, and 025), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the C-1 Zoning District; and by changing the zoning for the property known as 1318 East Fort Avenue (Block 2018A, Lot 026), as outlined in blue on the accompanying plat, from the I-1 Zoning District to the C-1 Zoning District.
Posted: October 26, 2020, 8:42 pm
Title: Water Accountability and Equity Act - Modifications For the purpose of clarifying tenants’ access to programs at the Department of Public Works; protecting against conflicts of interest by employees at the Office of Water-Customer Advocacy and Appeals and by hearing officers and their overseers at the Environmental Review Board; improving and specifying data collection metrics by the Office of Water-Customer Advocacy and Appeals; clarifying a customer’s right to dispute determinations by the Department of Public Works before the Department, the Office, or the ECB; deleting the Director of Pub
Posted: October 26, 2020, 8:42 pm
Title: Rezoning - 2 East Wells Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 2 East Wells Street (Block 1030, Lot 082), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the C-2 Zoning District.
Posted: October 26, 2020, 8:42 pm
Title: The Baltimore City Aerial Investigation Research Program For the purpose of calling on the Baltimore Police Commissioner and others to report to the Baltimore City Council specific data and criteria in determining the effectiveness of the Aerial Investigation Research program and calling on the Board of Estimates to call a public hearing on the program prior to rendering any decision on its extension beyond October 31, 2020.
Posted: October 26, 2020, 8:02 pm
Title: City Streets - Closing - 10-Foot Alley For the purpose of condemning and closing a 10-foot alley bounded by Etting Street, a variable width alley, West Lafayette Avenue, and West Lanvale Street, as shown on Plat 326-A-32A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 26, 2020, 4:55 pm
Title: Excise Tax - Electronic Smoking Devices For the purpose of repealing current Subtitle 27 {“Tobacco Tax”} as abrogated by function of law; establishing an excise tax on the distribution of electronic smoking devices; setting the rate of the tax; defining certain terms, authorizing the Director of Finance to issue certain regulations; providing for collection of the tax and payment of interest and penalties; providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 26, 2020, 4:55 pm
Title: City Streets - Opening - 10-Foot Alley For the purpose of condemning and opening a 10-foot alley bounded by Etting Street, a variable width alley, West Lafayette Avenue, and West Lanvale Street, as shown on Plat 326-A-32 in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 26, 2020, 4:45 pm
Title: Rezoning - 1301 North Fulton Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1301 North Fulton Avenue (Block 0032, Lot 051), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the C-1 Zoning District.
Posted: October 26, 2020, 1:56 pm
Title: Zoning - Signs - Conversion of Existing Non-Digital Billboards For the purpose of amending the provisions concerning the conversion of non-digital billboards.
Posted: October 26, 2020, 1:46 pm
Title: Legislative Oversight - Restorative Practices For the purpose of learning about the impact of restorative practices in schools.
Posted: October 23, 2020, 4:34 pm
Title: Sale of Property - Former Beds of a 13-Foot Alley and a 20-Foot Alley 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 a 13-foot alley, extending from East Biddle Street Northerly 80 feet, to a 20-foot alley, and the former bed of a 20-foot alley, extending from North Washington Street Easterly 241.5 feet, more or less, laid out in the rear of the properties known as nos. 2000 through 2030 East Biddle Street and no longer needed for public use; and providing
Posted: October 23, 2020, 2:26 pm
Title: Tax Sales - Properties Exempt From Sale For the purpose of directing the Director of Finance to withhold certain properties from tax sale; defining certain terms; requiring that the Director of Finance adopt regulations to implement the requirements of this section; requiring that the Director of Finance submit an annual report to the Mayor and City Council; and generally implementing the authority provided by Section 14-811(f) of the State Tax-Property Article .
Posted: October 22, 2020, 3:41 pm
Title: Prevailing Wage - Determination For the purpose of simplifying the manner by which the City determines its prevailing wage for construction contracts by indexing with the prevailing hour wage established under State law for State-financed construction work performed in the City; and providing for a rate review procedure after the initial rate establishment.
Posted: October 22, 2020, 12:46 pm
Title: Baltimore City Fire Department - Reporting Requirements For the purpose of requiring the Fire Chief of the Baltimore City Fire Department to report annually certain information to the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore; and requiring the report to be made available on the Department’s website.
Posted: October 22, 2020, 12:46 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variances - 810 Argonne Drive For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 2 dwelling units in the R-7 Zoning District on the property known as 810 Argonne Drive (Block 3913C, Lot 021), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; providing for a special effective date; and granting variances from certain bulk regulations (lot area size), gross floor area per unit type, and off-street parking requirements.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 4:46 pm
Title: City Streets - Naming an Unnamed Alley, Located in the Rear of 216 East Biddle Street, Mura Alley For the purpose of naming an unnamed alley, located in the rear of 216 East Biddle Street, between Hunter Street and Guilford Avenue, Mura Alley.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 4:34 pm
Title: Sale of Property - Former Bed of a 10-Foot Alley For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to sell, at either public or private sale, all its interest in a certain parcel of land known as the former bed of a 10-foot alley bounded by Etting Street, a variable width alley, West Lafayette Avenue, and West Lanvale Street and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 7:03 pm
Title: Office to End Homelessness - Establishment, Administration, and Permanent Housing Voucher Program For the purpose of establishing the Baltimore City Office to End Homelessness; declaring that the policy of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to make homelessness rare, brief, and non-recurring; providing that the Office will be led by an Executive Director appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council; establishing the duties of the Office; requiring certain reports; establishing the Permanent Housing Voucher Program; providing for certain funding for the Permanent Housing Vouch
Posted: October 20, 2020, 5:16 pm
Title: Landlord-Tenant - Right to Counsel in Eviction Cases For the purpose of establishing a mechanism to provide to counsel for individuals in certain matters involving eviction; providing that the Commissioner of the Department of Housing and Community Development oversee the provision of counsel for individuals in certain matters involving eviction in Baltimore City; setting forth certain additional duties of the Commissioner of the Department of Housing and Community Development and the Affordable Housing Trust Fund Commission; providing for an additional member of the Affordable Housing Trus
Posted: October 20, 2020, 5:16 pm
Title: City Property - Naming Bocek Field House to be Rocky Brown Field House For the purpose of naming the field house, informally known as Bocek Field House and located at 3000 East Madison Street, to be the Rocky Brown Field House.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 5:01 pm
Title: Zoning Code - Modifications For the purpose of making needed changes to certain provisions that, during the course of actively operating under the new Zoning Code, were discovered to be functionally impractical or otherwise in need of modification to abate previously unanticipated consequences; allowing electronic signs in residential districts, making them a conditional use by the Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals, specifying the zoning district requirements, and generally relating to conditional signs; correcting, clarifying, and conforming certain provisions; and generally relating to
Posted: October 20, 2020, 3:55 pm
Title: Approval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License to a Class A-7 License - 2733 Pennsylvania Avenue For the purpose of providing the required approval under Md. Code Ann., Alc. Bev. § 12-902.1(d)(1) to allow the license holder holding a valid Class B-D-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License issued for use at 2733 Pennsylvania Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21217 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.
Posted: October 19, 2020, 10:14 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Parking Lots - 115 and 118 Mount Clare Street For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of parking lots on the properties known as 115 Mount Clare Street (Block 0251, Lot 068) and 118 Mount Clare Street (Block 0251, Lot 072), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.
Posted: October 19, 2020, 9:47 pm
Title: Anthony Scott, Jr. Member - Board of Directors for the Parking Authority of Baltimore City - District 9
Posted: October 19, 2020, 9:47 pm
Title: Minority and Women’s Business Utilization - Emergencies For the purpose of clarifying and expanding the conditions for a City agency to obtain a waiver from the City’s minority business and women’s business contract utilization requirements; requiring that, if an agency receives a waiver for an emergency, the agency submit a report to the Board of Estimates and the Minority and Women’s Business Opportunity Office; defining certain terms; and generally relating to greater transparency and utilization of minority and women’s business in City emergency contracting.
Posted: October 19, 2020, 9:47 pm
Title: Approval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License to a Class A-7 License - 1220 W. North Avenue For the purpose of providing the required approval under Md. Code Ann., Alc. Bev. § 12-902.1(d)(1) to allow the license holder holding a valid Class B-D-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License issued for use at 1220 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21217 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.
Posted: October 19, 2020, 9:11 pm
Title: Sale of Property - 4701 Greenspring Avenue aka Former Dr. Roland Patterson School # 082 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 located at 4701 Greenspring Avenue aka former Dr. Roland Patterson School # 082 (Block 4760, Lot 001) and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 19, 2020, 5:46 pm
Title: Sale of Property - Lake Clifton Senior High School #40 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 the former Lake Clifton Senior High School #40, located at 2801 Saint Lo Drive (Block 4199, Lot 009) and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 19, 2020, 3:55 pm
Title: Sale of Property - Lake Clifton Gate House 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 the former Lake Clifton Gate House, located at 2803 Saint Lo Drive (Block 4199, Lot 008) and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 19, 2020, 3:55 pm
Title: Employee Health Care Services Providers - Contraceptive Coverage For the purpose of requiring that certain carriers wishing to do business with the City of Baltimore in order to provide health insurance to City employee certify, in advance of any bid submissions, that they will provide certain contraceptive coverage; requiring certain standards from carriers providing health services to City employees; defining certain terms; and conforming and correcting related provisions.
Posted: October 16, 2020, 6:26 pm
Title: Explosive Material - Reporting For the purpose of requiring persons to report certain explosives to the Baltimore City Office of Emergency Management; defining certain terms; and providing for certain penalties.
Posted: October 16, 2020, 4:45 pm
Title: Zoning - Railroad Rights-of-Way - Billboards FOR the purpose of authorizing, subject to limitations and requirements, the erection of new billboards within a railroad right-of-way or within a railroad facility that adjoins a railroad right-of-way; and correcting, conforming, and clarifying related language.
Posted: October 13, 2020, 10:16 pm
Title: Recognizing October as Anti-Bullying Month For the purpose of recognizing October as Anti-Bullying Month and calling on all schools and organizations dealing with youth in Baltimore to do their part to bring awareness to the bullying crisis and work to end bullying.
Posted: October 6, 2020, 8:35 pm
Title: Save the United States Postal Service For the purpose of calling on our U.S. Senators and Congressional representatives to continue supporting the emergency appropriation of funds to sustain the United States Postal Service and to ensure the Postal Service continues to function as a universal public service.
Posted: October 6, 2020, 8:35 pm
Title: Indigenous Peoples’ Day For the purpose of designating Indigenous Peoples’ Day, observed on the second Monday in October, as a legal holiday for the City of Baltimore; and generally relating to the observance of certain holidays by the City.
Posted: October 5, 2020, 10:24 pm
Title: Dianne Blevins Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 3
Posted: October 5, 2020, 10:24 pm
Title: Michael Trentadue Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 1
Posted: October 5, 2020, 10:24 pm
Title: Arnold Williams Member - Board of Finance
Posted: October 5, 2020, 10:24 pm
Title: Jenny Pena Dias-Hayes, PH.D, MPH Member - Commission on the Aging and Retirement Education
Posted: October 5, 2020, 10:24 pm
Title: Janice Jackson Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 4
Posted: October 5, 2020, 10:24 pm
Title: Victor D. Smith Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 9
Posted: October 5, 2020, 10:24 pm
Title: Tyler Salley Member - Civilian Review Board - District 1
Posted: October 5, 2020, 8:52 pm
Title: The Ban the Burn at Every Turn Act For the purpose of prohibiting Baltimore City from entering into contracts that would authorize the use of incinerators or waste-to-fuel facilities; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: October 5, 2020, 4:02 pm
Title: Legislative Oversight - Baltimore City Public Schools - Internet Access for 2020-20201 School Year For the purpose of calling on representatives from the Baltimore City Public Schools System and other stakeholders, including representatives from Comcast to discuss plans for internet access for the 2020-2021 school year.
Posted: September 25, 2020, 5:54 pm
Title: Maryland Transit Administration - Service Changes For the purpose of calling on representatives from the Maryland Transit Administration to discuss service changes for Baltimore City.
Posted: September 25, 2020, 5:44 pm
Title: Baltimore Police Department - Response and Reporting of Incidents Involving Vulnerable Road Users For the purpose of calling on representatives from the Baltimore City Police Department to discuss policies, standards and expectations of officers responding to traffic crashes and incidents involving cyclists, pedestrians and other vulnerable road-users, in particular, incidents involving drivers of motor vehicles; and provide information about how investigations are conducted and reported, how this may differ from what occurs in other jurisdictions, and what is being done to improve practic
Posted: September 25, 2020, 5:44 pm
Title: Informational Hearing: Maryland Transit Administration’s Pandemic Response and the Upcoming School Year For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Maryland Transit Administration, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation, and the Baltimore City Public School System to provide the City Council with information regarding the Maryland Transit Administration’s response to the pandemic and plans for the upcoming school year.
Posted: September 25, 2020, 5:44 pm
Title: Comptroller - Clerk of Board of Estimates For the purpose of designating the Comptroller or the Comptroller’s designee to be the clerk of the Board of Estimates; and making certain modernizing corrections and clarifications.
Posted: September 23, 2020, 4:34 pm
Title: Approval of Application for CDBG-CV2 Funding from the State of Maryland for Eviction Prevention For the purpose of expressing the City Council’s approval of the submittal of an application for Community Development Block Grant funds in the amount of $2,000,000 for the Eviction Prevention program to be administered by the Mayor's Office of Children and Family Success through the Baltimore City Community Action Partnership.
Posted: September 23, 2020, 4:14 pm
Title: In Recognition of the Life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg For the purpose of recognizing the extraordinary life of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Posted: September 23, 2020, 4:14 pm
Title: Let the People Have a Say For the purpose of calling on the United States Senate to not a consider any Supreme Court nominations until after the American people have decided who the next President of the United States shall be on November 3.
Posted: September 23, 2020, 4:14 pm
Title: Informational Hearing - Trash Collection For the purpose of the Committee will hold an Information Hearing on the status of Trash Collection and Recycling in Baltimore.
Posted: September 16, 2020, 2:22 pm
Title: Explosion on Labyrinth Road For the purpose of mourning the lives lost in the explosion on Labyrinth Road, wishing for the swift recovery of the other individuals injured in the explosion on Labyrinth Road, recognizing the bravery of the responders to the explosion, thanking those who assisted in coordination efforts in response to the explosion, and calling for continuation of the public investigation regarding the explosion and a briefing on the investigation’s findings once the investigation has concluded.
Posted: August 27, 2020, 1:32 pm
Title: The United States Postal Service and Voting For the purpose of calling on Congress to pass the Delivering for America Act and expressing concern about Maryland’s current voting plan.
Posted: August 19, 2020, 6:14 pm
Title: Defending the Baltimore Clean Air Act For the purpose of requesting that the Mayor’s Office and the Law Department drop all settlement negotiations and rigorously and zealously defend the Baltimore Clean Air Act in the City’s appeal before the Fourth Circuit; and requesting further that the Mayor’s Office not consider any new contract that calls for incinerating the City’s trash and that the Mayor’s Office enter into a good-faith dialogue with Zero Waste advocates to reaffirm the path forward outlined in Baltimore’s Fair Development Plan for Zero Waste that does not rely on incinerating City
Posted: August 19, 2020, 6:14 pm
Title: Levi S. Zaslow Member - Civilian Review Board - District 5
Posted: August 17, 2020, 10:33 pm
Title: Calling on Comcast to Help Close the Digital Divide in Baltimore For the purpose of calling on the Baltimore City Government to demand Comcast increase download and upload speeds under the Internet Essentials Program; extend the free Internet Essentials Program until 60 days beyond the complete re-opening of public schools; and to open all existing Xfinity hotspots free to the public for 60 days after the full restoration of public school.
Posted: July 30, 2020, 7:55 pm
Title: Request for State Action - November 2020 Mail-In Election For the purpose of requesting that Governor Hogan make the November election a mail-in election, with the option of election day in-person voting, rather than a regular, in-person election.
Posted: July 22, 2020, 2:56 pm