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File #: 23-0328    Version: 0 Name: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Office of Equity and Civil Rights - $2,388,311
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 1/9/2023 In control: Ways and Means
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Office of Equity and Civil Rights - $2,388,311 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $2,388,311.00 to the Office of Equity and Civil Rights - Service 849 (Police Accountability Board), to provide funding to secure the necessary staffing, equipment, technology, and training resources to support the Baltimore City Police Accountability Board and Administrative Charging Committee and to implement related police accountability; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Equity, General Fund, Office of Civil Rights, Operating Appropriation, Supplementary
Attachments: 1. DOF - AAO - Supplemental - OECR - Police Accountability Board (boe), 2. 23-0328~1st Reader
* 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

Introduced by: The Council President, Councilmember Conway
At the request of: The Administration (Department of Finance)

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Office of Equity and Civil Rights - $2,388,311
For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $2,388,311.00 to the Office of Equity and Civil Rights - Service 849 (Police Accountability Board), to provide funding to secure the necessary staffing, equipment, technology, and training resources to support the Baltimore City Police Accountability Board and Administrative Charging Committee and to implement related police accountability; and providing for a special effective date.
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By authority of
Article VI - Board of Estimates
Section 8(b)(3) and (c)
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

Recitals

The revenue appropriated by this Ordinance represents Transfer Taxes in excess of the revenue relied on by the Board of Estimates in determining the tax levy required to balance the budget for Fiscal Year 2023.

This additional revenue could not have been reasonably anticipated when the Ordinance of Estimates for Fiscal Year 2023 was formulated.

This appropriation is made necessary by a material change in circumstances since the Ordinance of Estimates for Fiscal Year 2023 was formulated or is for a new program that could not have been reasonably anticipated when that Ordinance of Estimates was formulated.

On December 7, 2022, the Board of Estimates recommended this appropriation to the C...

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