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File #: 12-0113    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - Ordinance of Estimates
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: Failed
File created: 7/16/2012 In control: Mayor
On agenda: Final action: 5/16/2016
Enactment #:
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.
Sponsors: Bill Henry, President Young, Warren Branch, Carl Stokes, Mary Pat Clarke
Indexes: Charter Amendment, Ordinance of Estimates
Attachments: 1. 12-0113 - 1st Reader.pdf, 2. City Solicitor 12-0113, 3. Finance 12-0113, 4. 12-0113~3rd 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 Henry

A RESOLUTION ENTITLED

A RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL concerning
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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.
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BY proposing to amend
Article VI - Board of Estimates
Section(s) 7(a), 7(b), and 8(b)
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 VI. Board of Estimates

ยง 7. Enactment of Ordinance of Estimates.

(a) Introduction; authorized cuts.

(1) [Upon] ON receipt of the proposed Ordinance of Estimates and the accompanying materials, the President of the City Council shall promptly cause it to be introduced in the City Council, and the Council shall [thereafter] hold public hearings on the proposed Ordinance of Estimates.

(2) By a majority vote of its members, the City Council may reduce or eliminate any of the a...

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