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File #: 19-0166R    Version: 0 Name: Informational Hearing - Small Haulers Program and Bulk Trash Program
Type: City Council Resolution Status: In Committee
File created: 9/23/2019 In control: Housing and Urban Affairs Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Informational Hearing - Small Haulers Program and Bulk Trash Program For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Public Works and the Department of Housing and Community Development to appear before the City Council to discuss the Small Hauler program and Bulk Trash Program and how these programs can be adjusted to reduce illegal dumping.
Sponsors: Bill Henry, President Brandon M. Scott, Zeke Cohen, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Shannon Sneed, John T. Bullock, Eric T. Costello, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Ryan Dorsey, Kristerfer Burnett, Mary Pat Clarke, Edward Reisinger, Danielle McCray, Robert Stokes, Sr.
Indexes: Informational Hearing, Program, Trash
Attachments: 1. 19-0166R~1st Reader, 2. DGS 19-0166R, 3. DHCD 19-0166R, 4. BCHD - 19-0166R, 5. DPW 19-0166R, 6. OPI 19-0166r, 7. Finance 19-0166R
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
12/2/20190 Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to CitiStat  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Environmental Control Board  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of General Services  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Health  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Public Works  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to 3-1-1 One Call and Dispatch Center  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/20190 City Council President Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/23/20190 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/23/20190 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: Councilmember Henry


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Informational Hearing - Small Haulers Program and Bulk Trash Program
For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Public Works and the Department of Housing and Community Development to appear before the City Council to discuss the Small Hauler program and Bulk Trash Program and how these programs can be adjusted to reduce illegal dumping.
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A common concern raised by Baltimore residents is the cleanliness of our streets and neighborhoods. One major issue related to the cleanliness of neighborhoods is illegal dumping; an estimated 10,000 tons of waste is illegally dumped annually. While citizens can request that DPW pick-up large items that cannot be disposed via trash cans, it can take weeks or longer for DPW to actually retrieve the item for disposal. Instead of waiting for pick up, citizens and small hauler businesses can dispose of large items at certain Citizen Convenience Center drop-offs, such as the Northwest Transfer Station. The Station is free for residents and for small haulers, with a valid permit, there is a a $20 per load disposal fee. To receive a permit, small haulers must pay a fee. Unfortunately, some individuals and businesses, both from the City and outside the City, choose to illegally dump their trash in City alleys, empty lots, and other places, especially those with many vacan...

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