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File #: 22-0258    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - Forest Preservation Fund
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: Withdrawn
File created: 8/15/2022 In control: Baltimore City Council
On agenda: Final action: 10/24/2022
Enactment #:
Title: Charter Amendment - Forest Preservation Fund For the purpose of establishing a continuing, nonlapsing Forest Preservation Fund, to be used exclusively to fund and administer activities related to forest management, including natural area preservation and restoration, wildlife management, maintenance of paths in forests and natural areas, and tree maintenance; providing for certain modes of appropriation to the Fund; authorizing the Mayor and City Council, by Ordinance, to provide for the oversight, governance, and administration of the Fund; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Sponsors: Kristerfer Burnett, Danielle N. McCray, John T. Bullock, Sharon Green Middleton, Zeke Cohen, James Torrence, Mark Conway
Indexes: Charter Amendment, Fund, Prevention
Attachments: 1. 22-0258~1st Reader
Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* 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
(Charter Amendment)

Introduced by: Councilmember Burnett


A Resolution Entitled

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Council concerning
title
Charter Amendment - Forest Preservation Fund
For the purpose of establishing a continuing, nonlapsing Forest Preservation Fund, to be used exclusively to fund and administer activities related to forest management, including natural area preservation and restoration, wildlife management, maintenance of paths in forests and natural areas, and tree maintenance; providing for certain modes of appropriation to the Fund; authorizing the Mayor and City Council, by Ordinance, to provide for the oversight, governance, and administration of the Fund; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
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By proposing to add
Article 1 - General Provisions
Section 17
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

Section 1. Be it resolved by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the City Charter is proposed to be amended to read as follows:

Baltimore City Charter

Article 1. General Provisions

§ 17. Forest Preservation Fund.

(a) Authorization.

(1) By Ordinance, the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore may establish a continuing, nonlapsing fund for purposes of supporting activities related to the management and preservation of the City’s forests and natural area...

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