Legislation

City of Baltimore - Legislation

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: August 3, 2020, 11:12 pm
Title: Natural Resources - Forest and Tree Conservation For the purpose of amending the Forest and Tree Conservation provisions of Article 7 of the Baltimore City Code to comply with new State requirements, to coordinate with other City environmental requirements, and to align the Code with existing policy; correcting certain references; allowing for mitigation to be provided through forest mitigation banks located within the City; updating the requirements for mitigation fee usage; aligning the allowed uses of forest conservation funds with the definitions allowed by the State; adding annual report
Posted: August 3, 2020, 11:12 pm
Title: Corrective - City Streets - Renaming Violet Hill White Way to Violet Hill Whyte Way For the purpose of changing the name of Violet Hill White Way, which is located between the 700 blocks of West Lexington Street and West Fayette Street and before Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, to Violet Hill Whyte Way.
Posted: August 3, 2020, 1:14 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: July 30, 2020, 8:45 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: Minority and Women’s Business Program - Interim Extension For the purpose of postponing, for an interim period, the automatic termination of the Minority and Women’s Business Program; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to City procurement requirements.
Posted: July 30, 2020, 7:13 pm
Title: City Property - Renaming the Columbus Obelisk Monument to the Police Violence Victims Monument For the purpose of changing the name of the Columbus Obelisk Monument, located in Heinz Park (Block 4197 Lot 002), to the Police Violence Victims Monument.
Posted: July 30, 2020, 4:15 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - 1711 Guilford Avenue 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 1711 Guilford Avenue (Block 1103, Lot 006), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: July 30, 2020, 3:16 pm
Title: Informational Hearing - Bringing Back Victory Gardens For the purpose of inviting the Health Commissioner, the Director of Recreation and Parks, the Director of Sustainability, and community leaders to discuss the efficacy of increasing community gardens within our neighborhoods in order to offset COVID-19 and its ancillary effects as well as generally making our City a greener, healthier, and cleaner place to live.
Posted: July 30, 2020, 3:16 pm
Title: Approval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License to a Class A-7 License - 1041 Greenmount 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 1041 Greenmount Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21202 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: July 30, 2020, 2:14 pm
Title: Approval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License to a Class A-7 License - 1741 West 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 1741 West 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: July 30, 2020, 2:14 pm
Title: Approval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License to a Class A-7 License - 1300-1302 Laurens Street 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 1300-1302 Laurens Street, 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: July 30, 2020, 2:02 pm
Title: Informational Hearing - Responding to Mental Health Crises For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Baltimore Police Department, Baltimore City Health Department, the Baltimore City Fire Department, Mayor's Office of Human Services, Behavioral Health System Baltimore, Baltimore Crisis Response, Inc., the 911 Call Center, and advocates of mental health to investigate how behavioral and mental health crises are handled, identify gaps, and develop the best path forward for addressing and de-escalating crises.
Posted: July 29, 2020, 9:26 pm
Title: Recognizing Systemic Racism as a Public Health Crisis For the purpose of recognizing systemic racism as a public health crisis.
Posted: July 29, 2020, 6:03 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: July 29, 2020, 3:02 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: July 29, 2020, 2:52 pm
Title: Melodie Hahn Hengerer Member - Ethics Board - District 11
Posted: July 29, 2020, 2:52 pm
Title: Levi S. Zaslow Member - Civilian Review Board - District 5
Posted: July 29, 2020, 2:52 pm
Title: City Streets - Closing - 2 Portions of East Cromwell Street For the purpose of condemning and closing 2 portions of East Cromwell Street between the south side of East McComas Street and the east side of West Peninsula Drive, as shown on Plat 347-A-77 in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: July 29, 2020, 2:12 pm
Title: Let’s Lead By Example For the purpose of inviting the Commissioner of the Department of Housing and Community Development and relevant code enforcement staff, the head of the Bureau of Solid Waste in the Department of Public Works, the Executive Director of the Environmental Control Board, and representatives from BMORE Beautiful to discuss code enforcement, how we can lead by example by properly maintaining City properties, and the potential opportunities for community engagement and partnership.
Posted: July 29, 2020, 1:55 pm
Title: Rezoning - 555 Dundalk Avenue and Block 6694, Lot 142 For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 555 Dundalk Avenue (Block 6694, Lot 141) and Block 6694, Lot 142, as outlined in blue on the accompanying plat, from the I-1 Zoning District to the IMU-2 Zoning District; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 6:56 pm
Title: City Officers and Employees - Commuting Benefits For the purpose of requiring that the Department of Human Resources have a written policy regarding certain parking benefits; requiring the Department of Human Resources offer a public mass transit subsidy to every officer and employee of the City; requiring the Department of Human Resources offer a cash equivalent alternative to any City officer or employee entitled or eligible to receive a parking benefit; defining certain terms; and generally relating to encouraging the use of public mass transit by City officers and employees.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 6:13 pm
Title: Legislative Oversight - Plan for 2020-2021 School Year For the purpose of calling on representatives from the Baltimore City Public School System and other stakeholders to discuss plans for the start of the 2020-2021 school year amidst concerns over the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 3:52 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: July 28, 2020, 3:05 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: July 28, 2020, 3:05 pm
Title: Sale of Property - 3200 East Biddle 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 property known as 3200 East Biddle Street (Ward 26, Section 20, Block 6150A, Lot 004) and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 2:45 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: July 27, 2020, 9:56 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: July 27, 2020, 9:56 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: July 27, 2020, 9:46 pm
Title: Charter Amendment - Term Limits For the purpose of providing that a person who has served a certain number of terms as Mayor, Comptroller, President of the City Council, or Member of the City Council is ineligible to again serve in that office during the immediately following term; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Posted: July 27, 2020, 5:27 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: July 27, 2020, 4:53 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: July 27, 2020, 4:11 pm
Title: High-Performance Market-Rate Rental Housing Tax Credit - Revision For the purpose of making certain revisions to a provision regarding the use of the high-performance market-rate rental housing tax credit in conjunction with other tax subsidies; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: July 22, 2020, 5:57 pm
Title: Tax Credits - Historical Properties For the purpose of extending the period within which applications may be accepted for an historic improvement tax credit; granting the Director of Planning certain administrative powers; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: July 22, 2020, 5:57 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
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 a
Posted: July 22, 2020, 2:56 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: July 22, 2020, 2:56 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: July 22, 2020, 2:56 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: July 22, 2020, 2:56 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: July 22, 2020, 2:56 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: July 22, 2020, 2:56 pm
Title: Baltimore City Police Officials - Residency Requirements For the purpose of establishing residency requirements for certain Baltimore Police Department command staff; providing exceptions to these residency requirements; defining certain terms; providing for the prospective application of this Ordinance; generally relating to residency requirements, as limited by State law, for certain Baltimore Police Department employees; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: July 22, 2020, 2:13 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 4 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variances - 2437 Madison Avenue For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 4 dwelling units in the R-7 Zoning District on the property known as 2437 Madison Avenue (Block 3421, Lot 037), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain bulk regulations (lot area size) and gross floor area per unit type requirements.
Posted: July 21, 2020, 8:46 pm
Title: Commercial Vehicle Parking - Clarification of Scope For the purpose of clarifying certain exceptions regarding the prohibitions set forth in Article 31 {“Transit and Traffic”} on commercial vehicles parking; deleting an unnecessary limitation; conforming related provisions; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: July 21, 2020, 8:34 pm
Title: COVID-19 Laid-Off Employees Right of Recall For the purpose of requiring certain employers to recall certain employees who have been laid off after the imposition of the COVID-19 state of emergency; specifying the procedures by which the recall would operate; prohibiting retaliation against employees for seeking assistance from, or cooperating with, the Wage Commission; empowering the Wage Commission to issue subpoenas and administer oaths; establishing certain procedures for the administration of complaints by the Wage Commission; requiring certain reports; defining certain terms; establishi
Posted: July 21, 2020, 3:43 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: July 21, 2020, 3:43 pm
Title: Commercial Parking Facilities - Annual License Fee For the purpose of modifying the annual licensing fee for commercial parking facilities within the City of Baltimore; providing for the annual adjustment of the licensing fee for inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index; and conforming related provisions.
Posted: July 20, 2020, 8:02 pm
Title: Oversight - Board of Elections For the purpose of holding a hearing to discuss the Primary Election for 2020.
Posted: July 20, 2020, 7:25 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: July 17, 2020, 8:04 pm
Title: COVID-19 Employee Retention For the purpose of requiring certain successor business employers taking control over certain businesses from incumbent business employers to retain certain employees; requiring the incumbent business employer to provide the successor business employer with a list of certain employees; permitting a successor business employer from not retaining certain employees under certain circumstances; requiring the posting of notice when certain business undergo a change in control; prohibiting retaliation against employees for seeking assistance from, or cooperating with, th
Posted: July 16, 2020, 6:16 pm
Title: Charter Amendment - Term Limits For the purpose of providing that a person who has served a certain number of terms as Mayor, Comptroller, President of the City Council, or Member of the City Council is ineligible to again serve in that office during the immediately following term; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Posted: July 15, 2020, 2:42 pm
Title: Natasha M. Dartigue Member - Board of Directors for the Parking Authority of Baltimore City - District 3
Posted: July 13, 2020, 9:46 pm
Title: Kimberly M. Grade Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 4
Posted: July 13, 2020, 9:46 pm
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: July 8, 2020, 7:33 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: July 8, 2020, 4:56 pm
Title: Drop the Dress Code For the purpose of calling on Atlas Restaurant Group, as a community partner with a large footprint along the Baltimore waterfront, to set an example and be a leader in racial sensitivity and social justice by eliminating its dress code entirely as non-inclusive, divisive, and out of step with the values of the City and calling on Atlas to adopt corrective policies that will assist in the long-term to dismantle the discriminatory culture that led to an African-American child and his mother being denied food service.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 3:42 pm
Title: An Equitable Approach to Tax Sales During the COVID-19 Crisis For the purpose of calling on the Mayor to adopt the recommendations of the Baltimore City Tax Sale Workgroup in order to pursue an equitable response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 3:42 pm
Title: Urban Renewal - Washington Village - Amendment __ For the purpose of amending the Urban Renewal Plan for Washington Village to revise an exhibit to the Renewal Plan to reflect the addition of a new disposition lot and to clarify and correct certain references in the Plan; waiving certain content and procedural requirements; making the provisions of this Ordinance severable; providing for the application of this Ordinance in conjunction with certain other ordinances; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 3:42 pm
Title: Rezoning - 2087 Druid Park Drive For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 2087 Druid Park Drive (Block 3390B, Lot 036), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-1 Zoning District to the IMU-1 Zoning District.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 3:42 pm
Title: Zoning Code - Fossil Fuel Infrastructures For the purpose of amending the Zoning Code to reduce and discourage reliance on fossil fuels by prohibiting the construction, creation, establishment, addition, or use of any new off-street parking space or facility in an Open-Space Zoning District, prohibiting the construction, creation, or establishment of any new gas station in any Zoning District, and repealing requirements for providing a minimum number of off-street parking spaces per use type; substituting a maximum number of off-street parking spaces per use type; and correcting, clarifying,
Posted: July 8, 2020, 3:42 pm
Title: Charter Amendment - City Council Modernization and Re-Structuring Act For the purpose of reducing the size of the City Council; requiring that the City Council Vice-President be elected by the voters of Baltimore City; specifying that in the case of a vacancy in the position of City Council President, the Vice-President shall become President; conforming and clarifying related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 3:42 pm
Title: Baltimore City Administrative Procedure Act - Regulations For the purpose of establishing a uniform procedure for the notice, publication, and adoption of regulations in Baltimore City government; establishing the Code of Baltimore Regulations Annotated (COBRA) and providing for its contents; defining certain terms; requiring that a proposed regulation cite the statutory authority under which it is being proposed and embrace only a single subject; requiring that proposed regulation be approved for form and legal sufficiency by the City Solicitor prior to its publication; requiring that agenci
Posted: July 8, 2020, 3:42 pm
Title: Brownfields Incentive Program - Termination of Program Participation For the purpose of winding down the City of Baltimore’s participation in the Brownfields Incentive Program; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 3:42 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: July 6, 2020, 10:23 pm
Title: Khary Davis Member - Commission on Disabilities
Posted: July 6, 2020, 10:23 pm
Title: Arnold H. Sampson Member - Ethics Board - District 5
Posted: July 6, 2020, 10:23 pm
Title: Adam S. Levine Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 14
Posted: July 6, 2020, 10:23 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: July 6, 2020, 5:56 pm
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 30, 2020, 5:15 pm
Title: Landmark List - Reed Calloway House For the purpose of designating the Reed Calloway House, 1316 North Carey Street, as an historical landmark: exterior.
Posted: June 24, 2020, 3:15 pm
Title: Request for State Action: Governor Hogan and Evictions For the purpose of calling on Governor Hogan to allocate at least $175 million for rental assistance and eviction prevention in Maryland from Coronavirus Relief Funds or another source; to expand the eviction moratorium to cover all types of eviction cases and to extend the moratorium until the public health emergency has ended and sufficient financial assistance is available for residents to avoid eviction; and to take all other necessary steps to prevent homelessness and evictions during the public health emergency.
Posted: June 24, 2020, 1:57 pm
Title: Amended Effective Date for Water Accountability and Equity Act For the purpose of modifying the effective date of Ordinance 20-336 {“Water Accountability and Equity Act”}; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: June 24, 2020, 1:57 pm
Title: Yojinde E. Paxton Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 12
Posted: June 22, 2020, 10:48 pm
Title: David A. Greenberg Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 5
Posted: June 22, 2020, 10:48 pm
Title: Michael King Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 2
Posted: June 22, 2020, 10:48 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: June 19, 2020, 3:15 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: June 19, 2020, 1:45 pm
Title: Ending Police Brutality For the purpose of joining our national leaders in coming together to address the issue of police brutality, rooting out and addressing its causes and calling on prosecutors and judges across the nation to stand firm against all who would use violence and ethnic intimidation to achieve their ends, whether as private citizens or as law enforcement officials.
Posted: June 17, 2020, 4:27 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: June 15, 2020, 11:27 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: June 15, 2020, 11:27 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Eric Stephenson Member - Planning Commission - District 9
Posted: May 8, 2020, 2:56 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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