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File #: 21-0068R    Version: 0 Name: Informational Hearing - Naming City Properties
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 10/4/2021 In control: Economic and Community Development
On agenda: Final action: 1/10/2022
Enactment #:
Title: Informational Hearing - Naming City Properties For the purpose of inviting the City Solicitor and representatives from the Commission on Historical and Architectural Preservation, Department of Planning, Department of Transportation, Department of General Services, Baltimore Development Corporation, Department of Recreation and Parks, and the Department of Real Estate to brief the City Council regarding the standards, procedures, practices and policies for naming and renaming City property and the ceremonial naming of City streets, and to discuss possible revisions of current standards, in light of national trends, so that our standards better foster equity and unity.
Sponsors: Sharon Green Middleton, Danielle N. McCray, John T. Bullock, Odette Ramos, Phylicia Porter, James Torrence, Zeke Cohen, Kristerfer Burnett, Mark Conway
Indexes: City, Naming, Properties
Attachments: 1. 21-0068R~1st Reader, 2. BCRP 21-0068R, 3. BDC 21-0068R, 4. 21-0068R - Planning, 5. CHAP MEMO 21-0068R, 6. DGS 21-0068R RESPONSE, 7. Law 21-0068R, 8. Real Estate 21-0068R, 9. DOT 21-0068R, 10. FFA - RA - Naming Renaming a School Program or Facility, 11. Final-CEPN-Report - Naming and Denaming, 12. 21-0068R Rec Parks Guidelines for Naming, 13. 21-0068R Agenda, 14. 21-0068R Bill Synopsis, 15. 21-0068 Hearing Notes, 16. 21-0068R Minutes, 17. 21-0068R Voting Form
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
1/10/20220 Baltimore City Council Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/10/20220 Economic and Community Development Recommended Favorably  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/20210 Economic and Community Development Recommended FavorablyPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/20210 Economic and Community Development Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Baltimore City Public School System  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Recreation and Parks  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Real Estate  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Planning  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of General Services  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Baltimore Development Corporation  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/4/20210 Baltimore City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/4/20210 Baltimore City Council Assigned  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 Middleton


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Informational Hearing - Naming City Properties
For the purpose of inviting the City Solicitor and representatives from the Commission on Historical and Architectural Preservation, Department of Planning, Department of Transportation, Department of General Services, Baltimore Development Corporation, Department of Recreation and Parks, and the Department of Real Estate to brief the City Council regarding the standards, procedures, practices and policies for naming and renaming City property and the ceremonial naming of City streets, and to discuss possible revisions of current standards, in light of national trends, so that our standards better foster equity and unity.
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Recitals

Whereas, The utilization of property names and commemorative street names serves as an important commemorative function of the Baltimore City government;

Whereas, Property names and commemorative street names merges history with the physical environments of modern society;

Whereas, Property names and commemorative street names are used to navigate City spaces and become ingrained in City culture; and

Whereas, It is important that the City Council understands how such important features of the City are being decided upon, and what adjustments to the way these decisions are being made could help unify the City and make the City a more equitable place.

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