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City of Baltimore - Legislation

Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Banquet Hall - 4339 York Road (A Portion of the Property Known as 4335-4339 York Road) For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a banquet hall on the property formerly known as 4339 York Road, which is now a portion of the property known as 4335-4339 York Road (Block 5211, Lot 012), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and making this ordinance subject to a certain contingency.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 8:57 pm
Title: The Baltimore City Trauma-Responsive Care Act For the purpose of establishing the Trauma-Informed Care Task Force and its members; setting forth certain duties of the Task Force; requiring certain agencies to designate certain individuals to undergo formal training in trauma-informed care and to perform certain other duties related to ensuring that certain agencies are delivering services in a manner consistent with best practices in trauma-informed care; requiring certain agencies to submit periodic progress reports to the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to submit an annual report to th
Posted: August 21, 2019, 2:26 pm
Title: Thomas K.M. Cudjoe, MD, MPH Member - Commission on Aging and Retirement Education - 7th District
Posted: August 21, 2019, 2:17 pm
Title: Whistleblower Rights and Responsibilities For the purpose of prohibiting retaliation against whistleblowers for making covered disclosures; defining certain terms; establishing the Whistleblower Board; providing for the appointment, term, and service of Whistleblower Board members; authorizing the Whistleblower Board to adopt implementing rules, regulations, and procedures; establishing complaint procedures for whistleblowers; authorizing the Office of the Inspector General to investigate whistleblower complaints; detailing remedies and disciplinary action the Whistleblower Board can take wh
Posted: August 21, 2019, 12:35 pm
Title: Fair Election Fund - Establishment and Administration FOR the purpose of establishing the Fair Election Fund authorized by City Charter Article I, § 15 to provide public campaign financing for candidates for City elective office; regulating certain campaign finance activity of a candidate for City elective office who voluntarily accepts public campaign financing; providing for the powers and duties of the City Fair Election Fund Commission; requiring that the Commission educate the citizens of Baltimore on regarding the Fund and how to participate; requiring that the Commission perform certai
Posted: August 21, 2019, 12:35 pm
Title: Fire Department Staffing and Succession Planning For the purpose of holding a Legislative Oversight hearing to have the Baltimore City Fire Department update the committee on staffing, promotional practices, and internal succession planning.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 12:25 pm
Title: Informational Hearing - Solid Waste Enterprise Fund For the purpose of inviting the Director of the Department of General Services, the Director of the Office of Sustainability, the Director of the Department of Public Works, the Department of Public Works’ Bureau Head of Solid Waste, the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Innovation, the Director of the Department of Planning, the Director of the Department of Finance, and the Department of Finance’s Budget Director of the Bureau of the Budget and Management Research to discuss the potential benefits and challenges relating to the creation of
Posted: August 20, 2019, 9:42 pm
Title: Rezoning - 755, 757, 759, 761, and 763 West Fayette Street, 760 West Baltimore Street, Block 0626, Lot 053 (k/a NWC Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and West Baltimore Street), and a Portion of the Former Bed of West Fairmount Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 755, 757, 759, 761, and 763 West Fayette Street (Block 0626, Lots 043, 042, 041, 040, and 039, respectively), 760 West Baltimore Street (Block 0626, Lot 026A), Block 0626, Lot 053 (k/a NWC Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and West Baltimore Street), and a portion of the former bed of West Fairmoun
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:45 pm
Title: Urban Renewal - Poppleton - Amendment __ For the purpose of amending the Urban Renewal Plan for Poppleton to modify the boundaries of the Renewal Plan to remove certain properties, to revise certain exhibits to the Plan to reflect the change in the boundaries and to delete a certain exhibit, and to conform, clarify, or 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 da
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:45 pm
Title: High-Performance Newly Constructed Dwellings - Property Tax Credit For the purpose of establishing a property tax credit for high-performance newly constructed dwellings; imposing certain limitations, conditions, and qualifications for credit eligibility; providing for the amount, duration, and administration of the credit; defining certain terms, providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to a property tax credit for high-performance newly constructed dwellings.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:45 pm
Title: Rezoning - Rear Portions of 6240 and 6242 Bellona Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the rear portions of the properties known as 6240 and 6242 Bellona Avenue (Block 4976, Lots 11 and 11A), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the C-1-VC Zoning District to the R-1-E Zoning District.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:17 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 3 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variance - 2310 Eutaw Place For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 3 dwelling units in the R-7 Zoning District on the property known as 2310 Eutaw Place (Block 3424, Lot 026), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting a variance from certain bulk (lot area) regulations.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:17 pm
Title: Planned Unit Development - Amendment 2 - Whitehall Cotton Mill For the purpose of approving certain amendments to the Development Plan of the Whitehall Cotton Mill Planned Unit Development; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:17 pm
Title: Franchise - Cellco Partnership, d/b/a Verizon Wireless For the purpose of granting a franchise to Cellco Partnership, d/b/a Verizon Wireless, a Delaware general partnership, to construct, install, maintain, repair, operate, relocate, replace, and remove certain Communications Facilities in and across certain streets and Public Ways and Park Properties, subject to certain terms and conditions; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:17 pm
Title: City Property - Renaming Engine 52 Fire Station to Hilton L. Roberts, Sr. Fire Station For the purpose of changing the name of Engine 52 Fire Station, located at 3525 Woodbrook Avenue, to Hilton L. Roberts, Sr. Fire Station.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:17 pm
Title: Franchise - New Cingular Wireless PCS For the purpose of granting a franchise to New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC, to construct, install, maintain, repair, operate, relocate, replace, and remove certain Communications Facilities in and across certain streets and Public Ways and Park Properties, subject to certain terms and conditions; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:17 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 3 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 2005 West Baltimore Street For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 3 dwelling units in the R-8 Zoning District on the property known as 2005 West Baltimore Street (Block 0206, Lot 043), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain bulk (lot area) and off-street parking regulations.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:17 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 1047 North Caroline 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 1047 North Caroline Street (Block 1191, Lot 018), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting a variance from certain off-street parking regulations.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:05 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 1700 West Franklin 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 1700 West Franklin Street (Block 0121, Lot 069), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain bulk (lot area) and off-street parking regulations.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:05 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 1410 West Saratoga 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 1410 West Saratoga Street (Block 0152, Lot 056), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain gross floor area, gross floor area per unit type, and off-street parking regulations.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:05 pm
Title: Amending Ordinance 15-428 - Franchise - Crown Castle [NG Atlantic] Fiber LLC For the purpose of amending Ordinance 15-428, to reflect the name change of the franchisee, since the Ordinance was enacted; to add Park Properties to those areas where the Distributed Antenna services are provided; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:05 pm
Title: Rezoning - 2908 Belmont Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 2908 Belmont Avenue (Block 2332D, Lot 038), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-6 Zoning District to the C-1 Zoning District.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:05 pm
Title: Campaign Signs in Residential Areas - Repeal of Earliest Date Requirement For the purpose of repealing a prohibition on erecting campaign signs on residential property prior to a certain date; and conforming and clarifying related provisions.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:05 pm
Title: Zoning - Signage Variances - 1411 Warner Street and 301 Stockholm Street For the purpose of granting variances from certain signage regulations for the establishment of signs on the properties known as 1411 Warner Street (Block 0845, Lot 001) and 301 Stockholm Street (Block 0984, Lot 001), which lots are to be consolidated, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:05 pm
Title: International Overdose Awareness Day For the purpose of recognizing August 31, 2019 as International Overdose Awareness Day.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Informational Hearing - Baltimore’s Fiscal Readiness for Kirwan For the purpose of requesting the Director of the Baltimore City Department of Finance to brief the City Council on the City’s fiscal readiness for any recommendations that the Kirwan Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education may put forward to alter public school funding formulas for Baltimore City, and requesting the CEO of the Baltimore City Public School System to discuss the implications to City schools if the Kirwan Commission’s recommendations are not passed or, if passed, are inadequate to ensure that Baltimore
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Approval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License to a Class A-7 License - 1503-05 Light Street For the purpose of providing the required approval under Md. Code Ann., Alc. Bev. § 12-902.1(c)(1) to allow the license holder holding a valid Class B-D-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License issued for 1503-05 Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21230 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: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Investigative Hearing - Building Backups of Untreated Sewage For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Public Works, Law Department, Office of Information and Technology, Health Department, Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management to appear before the City Council to discuss the effectiveness and sufficiency of measures being taken to address basement backups of raw sewage in the City.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Rezoning - 1020 West Pratt Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1020 West Pratt Street (Block 0251, Lot 032), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the IMU-1 Zoning District.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: City Property - Renaming Fairmount Harford Building to Lake Clifton Park Building For the purpose of changing the name of Fairmount Harford Building (School #456), located at 2555 Harford Road, to Lake Clifton Park Building (School #456); and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Rezoning - Block PSCO Lot 085 For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as Block PSCO Lot 085, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-2 Zoning District to the R-8 Zoning District.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Corrective Bill 2019 - General For the purpose of correcting various errors and omissions in the City Code; correcting, clarifying, and conforming certain inconsistent, superfluous, vague, and other unclear language; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Human-Trafficking Notice Requirements - City-Owned and -Occupied Buildings For the purpose of requiring city-owned and -occupied buildings to place a notice regarding the human-trafficking prevention hotline certain locations; and conforming and clarifying related provisions.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Parking Lot - A Portion of 2700 Madison Avenue Known as 3002 East Drive 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 2700 Madison Avenue, the portion being known as 3002 East Drive, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Towing - Licensing and Regulation For the purpose of consolidating the licensing and regulation of towing services in Baltimore City under one administrative body; defining certain terms; establishing the Board of Towing to regulate certain towing services in Baltimore City; requiring a license to perform certain towing services; specifying certain towing services that require additional certification; establishing certain standards of operation; prohibiting certain conduct; imposing certain penalties; allowing for licensure sanctions in certain situations; establishing a hearing process for l
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Corrective Bill 2019 - Zoning For the purpose of correcting various errors and omissions in the Zoning Code Article; correcting, clarifying, and conforming certain inconsistent, superfluous, vague, and other unclear language; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Vacant Structures - Posting Owner Information For the purpose of requiring that owners of certain vacant structures to conspicuously post on the exterior of the structure certain information regarding the ownership of the structure; requiring that the sign meet certain specifications; specifying when signs must be posted; dedicating a certain portion of the fine proceeds to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund; conforming related provisions; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Repeal of Ordinance 16-580 -Northwood Commons Planned Unit Development For the purpose of repealing Ordinance 16-580, which designated certain properties as a Business Planned Unit Development known as Northwood Commons; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Baltimore City Information and Technology Department - $10,000,000 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $10,000,000 to the Baltimore City Information and Technology Department - Service 805 (Enterprise IT Delivery Services), to provide funding for the City’s ransomware response and recovery; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Chichi Nyagah-Nash Director - Baltimore City Department of General Services
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: General Fund Operating Appropriation Transfer - Transfer in the Aggregate Amount of $4,260,000 from Various Agency Services to the Department of Recreation and Parks, the Department of Transportation, and the Department of Planning For the purpose of transferring a General Fund Operating Appropriation in the aggregate amount of $4,260,000 from various agency services to the Department of Recreation and Parks for Service 648 - Community Recreation Centers, in the aggregate amount of $2,600,000, and for Service 646 - Park Maintenance, in the aggregate amount of $560,000; to the Department of Tr
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Steve Sharkey Director - Baltimore City Department of Transportation - District 10
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Parking Lot - 301 East Lombard Street (Aka 300 East Pratt Street) For the purpose of reauthorizing and continuing the permission for, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of an open off-street parking area on the property known as 301 East Lombard Street (aka 300 East Pratt Street) (Block 1381, Lot 002), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Repeal of Ordinance 03-613 - University of Maryland BioPark Planned Unit Development For the purpose of repealing Ordinance 03-613, as amended by Ordinance 11-477, which designated certain properties as a Business Planned Unit Development known as University of Maryland BioPark; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Financial Disclosures - Fixing Filers, Filing, and Filings For the purpose of requiring that appointees sign notices evidencing their understanding of certain requirements under the City Ethics Code; requiring that agencies identify certain positions required to file financial disclosure statements prior to filling a newly-created or vacant position; requiring that agencies include within certain job postings and advertisements whether the position is required to file a financial disclosure statement; including certain public servants within the general requirement to file financial disclosur
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Rezoning - 1617 Broening Highway For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1617 Broening Highway (Block 6810, Lot 001), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the C-4 Zoning District to the C-3 Zoning District.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Urban Renewal - Canton Industrial Area - Amendment _ For the purpose of amending the Urban Renewal Plan for Canton Industrial Area to revise the boundary area of the Plan to remove a certain property and to revise certain exhibits to reflect the change; 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: August 20, 2019, 7:55 pm
Title: Developing a Shared Vision for Baltimore City Department of Transportation and Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) to improve Transit Service For the purpose of developing a shared vision for Baltimore City Department of Transportation and Maryland Transit Administration to improve transit service.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 6:12 pm
Title: Repaving/ Resurfacing Program and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance (Operation Orange Cone) For the purpose of discussing the Repaving/Resufacing Program and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance (Operation Orange Cone)
Posted: August 20, 2019, 4:53 pm
Title: Regional Transpotation Plan For the purpose of discussing a regional transportation plan.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 4:53 pm
Title: Rezoning - 1141 Poplar Grove Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1141 Poplar Grove Street (Block 2388, Lot 033H), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-6 Zoning District to the C-1 Zoning District.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 4:42 pm
Title: Complete Streets Implementation and Department of Transportation's Comprehensive Transportation Plan For the purpose of implementing a comprehensive transportation plan for the Department of Transportation.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 3:43 pm
Title: Baltimore City Department of Transportation - Operational and Staffing Challenges For the purpose of discussing operational and staffing challenges within the Department of Transportation.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 3:43 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 2132 West Baltimore 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 2132 West Baltimore Street (Block 0190, Lot 015), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting a variance from certain bulk (lot area size) regulations.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 3:15 pm
Title: Informational Hearing - Water Outages For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Public Works, Department of Housing and Community Development, Housing Authority of Baltimore City, Baltimore City Public School System, Department of Recreation and Parks, and the Baltimore City Health Department to discuss protocols in place for and best practices to provide assistance to Baltimore City residents in the event they lose access to water.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 2:33 pm
Title: Transparency and Oversight in Claims and Litigation For the purpose of requiring the Baltimore City Department of Law to post on its website certain claims against Baltimore City regarding police misconduct and unlawful discrimination; requiring the Baltimore City Department of Law to report to the City Council on certain litigation involving Baltimore City; prohibiting the Baltimore City Department of Law from approving certain settlement agreements that require claimants to waive certain rights; prohibiting the Board of Estimates from approving for execution certain settlement agreements th
Posted: August 14, 2019, 12:36 pm
Title: City Streets - Closing - Bauernschmidt Alley and 2 10-Foot Alleys Bounded by North Gay Street, East Oliver Street, North Washington Street, and Federal Street For the purpose of condemning and closing Bauernschmidt Alley and 2 10-foot alleys bounded by North Gay Street, East Oliver Street, North Washington Street, and Federal Street, as shown on Plat 309-A-29A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: August 13, 2019, 7:36 pm
Title: Rezoning - 1641 North Bond Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1641 North Bond Street (Block 1118, Lot 021), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the C-1 Zoning District.
Posted: August 13, 2019, 7:36 pm
Title: Rezoning - 3302 Edgewood Street (aka 3500 West Forest Park Avenue) For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 3302 Edgewood Street (aka 3500 West Forest Park Avenue) (Block 2911, Lot 023), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-1 Zoning District to the C-1 Zoning District.
Posted: August 13, 2019, 7:36 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Parking Lots - Hoen Lithograph Building For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of parking lots to serve the Hoen Lithograph Building on the properties known as 2000 through 2028 East Biddle Street, 2030 through 2044 East Biddle Street, 2011 through 2017 East Biddle Street, 2021 through 2045 East Biddle Street, 2201 through 2235 Henneman Avenue, 1100 through 1106 North Patterson Park Avenue, and adjacent alleys, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.
Posted: August 12, 2019, 9:03 pm
Title: Zoning - Fells Point Height Overlay District For the purpose of establishing a new Fells Point Height Overlay District; specifying height limits allowed in certain areas of the district; providing that the regulations of the underlying zoning districts apply; and generally specifying the regulation of properties within the Overlay District.
Posted: August 7, 2019, 9:12 pm
Title: Comprehensive Bag Reduction For the purpose of repealing the Plastic Bag Reduction Program; prohibiting certain dealers from supplying customers with plastic bags for use as checkout bags; authorizing certain exemptions; defining certain terms; imposing certain civil and criminal penalties; imposing a surcharge on checkout bags supplied by dealers to certain customers; and providing for special effective dates.
Posted: August 7, 2019, 1:24 pm
Title: Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 1326 West Pratt 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 1326 West Pratt Street (Block 0248, Lot 030), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain bulk (lot area) and off-street parking regulations.
Posted: August 5, 2019, 4:22 pm
Title: City Streets - Closing - A Variable Width Alley, Located Between 2 10-Foot Alleys Bounded by Boone Street, East 22nd Street, Greenmount Avenue, and East 23rd Street For the purpose of condemning and closing a variable width alley, located between 2 10-foot alleys bounded by Boone Street, East 22nd Street, Greenmount Avenue, and East 23rd Street, as shown on Plat 284-A-15A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: August 2, 2019, 5:03 pm
Title: Sale of Property - Former Bed of a Variable Width Alley Located Between 2 10-Foot Alleys Bounded by Boone Street, East 22nd Street, Greenmount Avenue, and East 23rd 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 the former bed of a variable width alley located between 2 10-foot alleys bounded by Boone Street, East 22nd Street, Greenmount Avenue, and East 23rd Street and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: August 2, 2019, 5:03 pm
Title: City Streets - Opening - A Variable Width Alley, Located Between 2 10-Foot Alleys Bounded by Boone Street, East 22nd Street, Greenmount Avenue, and East 23rd Street For the purpose of condemning and opening a variable width alley, located between 2 10-foot alleys bounded by Boone Street, East 22nd Street, Greenmount Avenue, and East 23rd Street, as shown on Plat 284-A-15 in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: August 2, 2019, 5:03 pm
Title: Rezoning - 129 and 131 South Schroeder Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 129 and 131 South Schroeder Street (Block 0252, Lots 052 and 051), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the C-2 Zoning District.
Posted: July 30, 2019, 7:46 pm
Title: Charter Amendment - Removal of Elected Officials For the purpose of providing for the removal from office by the City Council of certain City elected officials under certain circumstances; expanding the potential individuals or entities entitled to prefer charges for consideration of removal from office; conforming and clarifying related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Posted: July 30, 2019, 7:24 pm
Title: Charter Amendment - City Administrator For the purpose of establishing the position of City Administrator as the Chief Administrative Officer of Baltimore City; establishing how the City Administrator is appointed and removed; establishing the powers and duties of the City Administrator; establishing that the City Administrator shall appoint a Deputy City Administrator and certain other staff; providing that the City Administrator may appoint and remove certain municipal officials; clarifying and conforming related provisions; generally relating to the position of the City Administrator; and
Posted: July 30, 2019, 7:24 pm
Title: Charter Amendment - Vetoes For the purpose of modifying the vote by which the Council may override a mayoral veto; repealing the mayoral authority to veto “items of appropriation”; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Posted: July 30, 2019, 7:24 pm
Title: Charter Amendment - Ordinance of Estimates For the purpose of authorizing the City Council to amend the Ordinance of Estimates to increase items of appropriation or add items for new purposes, subject to certain limitations; deleting the requirement that supplementary appropriations be recommended by the Board of Estimates; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Posted: July 30, 2019, 7:14 pm
Title: City Property - Renaming the Shake and Bake Family Fun Center to the Glenn Doughty Shake and Bake Family Fun Center For the purpose of changing the name of the Shake and Bake Family Fun Center, located at 1601 Pennsylvania Avenue, to the Glenn Doughty Shake and Bake Family Fun Center.
Posted: July 30, 2019, 7:14 pm
Title: Baltimore City Residency Requirements - Prohibition Against Purposeful Evasion For the purpose of prohibiting a re-organization or shift in staff reporting requirements in order to purposefully evade the Baltimore City residency requirements; and establishing that a violation of that prohibition is a ethics violation enforceable under the City Ethics Code.
Posted: July 30, 2019, 7:14 pm
Title: Ethics Board - Administration and Staff For the purpose of appointing the Inspector General to serve as the Executive Director of the Board of Ethics; requiring that the Office of the Inspector General provide staff to the Board of Ethics; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: July 30, 2019, 7:14 pm
Title: Zoning - Residential Conversions For the purpose of changing the procedure for the conversion of a single-family dwelling to a multi-family dwelling in the R-7 and R-8 Zoning Districts; and adding a unit type to the types of units that may be established in a converted dwelling.
Posted: July 30, 2019, 3:44 pm
Title: Informational Hearing - Vocational Education in Baltimore City Public Schools For the purpose of inviting the CEO of the Baltimore City Public School System, the Executive Director of College and Career Readiness, the Interim Director of Career Readiness, and the Chief Achievement and Accountability Officer to provide information about vocational education programs in City Schools and how these programs will be improved.
Posted: July 24, 2019, 8:26 pm
Title: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Police Department - $5,000,000 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $5,000,000 to the Police Department - Service 622 (Police Patrol), to provide funding for additional operating expenses; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: July 23, 2019, 5:02 pm
Title: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Department of Transportation - $10,000,000 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $10,000,000 to the Department of Transportation - Service 683 (Street Management), to provide funding for additional operating expenses; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: July 23, 2019, 5:02 pm
Title: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Fire Department - $7,000,000 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $7,000,000 to the Fire Department - Service 602 (Fire Suppression and Emergency Rescue), to provide funding for additional operating expenses; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: July 23, 2019, 5:02 pm
Title: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Department of Public Works - $1,500,000 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $1,500,000 to the Department of Public Works - Service 663 (Waste Removal and Recycling), to provide funding for additional operating expenses; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: July 23, 2019, 5:02 pm
Title: Investigative Hearing - Entities Receiving City Funds: Are They Holding Up Their End of the Bargain? For the purpose of inviting representatives of certain organizations located within Baltimore that both receive public funds from the City of Baltimore and lease any portion of their venue to the public for catered events, the Director of the Department of Finance, the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development, the President and CEO of the Baltimore Development Corporation, and other City officials responsible for the development and contracting of diversi
Posted: July 22, 2019, 12:44 pm
Title: Legislative Oversight - Alley Cleaning, Grass Cutting, and Boarding For the purpose of inviting the Director of the Department of Public Works to update the City Council on the Department's efforts to clean alleys, cut grass, and board up vacant properties.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 12:25 pm
Title: High-Performance Market-Rate Rental Housing (Citywide) -- Eligibility for Tax Credit For the purpose of modifying the number of rental units required to qualify a multi-family dwelling for a high-performance market-rate rental housing tax credit.
Posted: July 15, 2019, 7:25 pm
Title: Ordinance of Estimates for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2020 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 2020 year.
Posted: July 3, 2019, 6:58 pm
Title: Raising Wages for Employees Working at Heightened Security Interest Locations For the purpose of requesting that the Baltimore City Delegation introduce a bill in the 2020 Maryland General Assembly session that sets a higher wage standard for employees working at heightened security interest locations, to promote the safety, security, and welfare of State residents.
Posted: July 2, 2019, 3:38 pm
Title: Supplementary State Fund Operating Appropriation - Police Department - $2,214,357 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary State Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $2,214,357 to the Police Department - Service 621 (Administration and Information Technology), to provide funding to support information technology upgrades, a critical step in modernizing the Department and meeting requirements of the Consent Decree with the U.S. Department of Justice; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: July 1, 2019, 2:42 pm
Title: Operating Budget for the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2020 For the purpose of approving the budget estimated to be needed for the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners for operating programs during Fiscal 2020; providing for certification of the approved budget to the State Superintendent of Schools; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: July 1, 2019, 2:42 pm
Title: Annual Property Tax - Fiscal Year 2020 For the purpose of providing a tax for the use of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020; providing for estimated billings pursuant to State law; and setting the semiannual payment service charge for that period.
Posted: July 1, 2019, 2:27 pm
Title: Gender-Inclusive Single-User Restrooms For the purpose of requiring that certain single-user restrooms in Baltimore City be made available to all individuals regardless of gender; requiring that certain single-user restrooms use gender-inclusive signage to identify the restroom; defining certain terms; establishing certain penalties; and providing for a special effective date.
Posted: June 28, 2019, 3:50 pm
Title: Commercial Parking Facilities - Revisions For the purpose of making certain revisions to the City’s ordinances regarding parking facilities; clarifying the application of the subtitle as it relates to commercial parking facilities; requiring that commercial parking facilities provide customers with proof-of-payment; prohibiting certain commercial parking facilities from removing motor vehicles without the owner’s consent; increasing certain fines; conforming and clarifying related provisions; and generally related to the regulation of commercial parking facilities.
Posted: June 28, 2019, 3:40 pm
Title: Informational Hearing - Community Reinvestment Act For the purpose of inviting the Commissioner of the Department of Housing and Community Development and representatives of the community banking programs at PNC, Capital One, BB&T, M&T, Citibank, and Wells Fargo to describe how the requirements of the Community Reinvestment Act are being met in Baltimore City.
Posted: June 18, 2019, 6:37 pm
Title: In Support of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and ACLU of Maryland Lawsuit Against the Maryland State Board of Education For the purpose of supporting the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and the ACLU of Maryland re-opening of the lawsuit regarding inadequate state funding for Baltimore City schools.
Posted: May 30, 2019, 8:58 pm
Title: May is Older Americans Month For the purpose of declaring May is Older Americans Month.
Posted: May 30, 2019, 8:58 pm
Title: Breakdown of Disposition of Gun Violence Cases in Baltimore For the purpose of having the Baltimore Police Commissioner, Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice and the State's Attorney of Baltimore present to the Baltimore City Council on a deep breakdown of the disposition of gun violence cases in Baltimore. While knowing the basic disposition of gun violence in Baltimore is important providing further details of the disposition of these cases would provide information that would aid all parties in further reducing gun violence in Baltimore.
Posted: May 7, 2019, 2:08 pm
Title: Informational Hearing - Mold in Housing For the purpose of inviting the Commissioner of the Department of Housing and Community Development, the Executive Director of the Housing Authority of Baltimore City, the Health Commissioner, and the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health or his designee to appear before the City Council to discuss the potential dangers of mold in housing.
Posted: April 29, 2019, 6:48 pm
Title: Genocide Awareness Month - April 2019 For the purpose of recognizing April as Genocide Awareness Month.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 7:17 pm
Title: City Retiree on the Health Insurance Committee For the purpose of placing a representative of the Baltimore City Retiree’s Association on the Health Insurance Committee.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 7:07 pm
Title: Informational Hearing - Alternatives to Arrest For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Baltimore Police Department, the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office, the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, the Baltimore City Sheriff’s Office, and other City officials responsible for enforcement, prosecution, and judicial review of criminal justice to appear before the City Council to discuss ways that we can rebuild trust between our citizens and the agents of the criminal justice system by exploring alternative enforcement strategies outside of traditional arrest.
Posted: April 17, 2019, 4:38 pm
Title: Defining Gender-Based Discrimination in City Schools For the purpose of urging the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners to pass Policy JBB, an updated district policy that expands protections for students beyond sexual harassment, clearly defines gender-based harassment, and enacts important protections and defines the rights of transgender and gender non-conforming students in City Schools.
Posted: April 15, 2019, 6:38 pm
Title: April as National Kidney Donation Awareness Month For the purpose of recognizing April as National Kidney Donation Awareness Month.
Posted: April 15, 2019, 6:38 pm