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File #: 15-0479    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - Board of Estimates - Composition
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: Failed
File created: 2/2/2015 In control: Mayor
On agenda: Final action: 5/16/2016
Enactment #:
Title: Charter Amendment - Board of Estimates - Composition FOR the purpose reconstituting the Board of Estimates to comprise the Mayor, Comptroller, and City Council President; correcting, conforming, and clarifying related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Sponsors: Carl Stokes, James B. Kraft, President Young, Helen L. Holton, William "Pete" Welch
Indexes: Board of Estimates, Charter Amendment, Composition
Attachments: 1. 15-0479~1st Reader.pdf, 2. City Solicitor 15-0479, 3. Finance 15-0479, 4. 15-0479~3rd 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 Stokes

A RESOLUTION ENTITLED

A RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL concerning
title
Charter Amendment - Board of Estimates - Composition
FOR the purpose reconstituting the Board of Estimates to comprise the Mayor, Comptroller, and City Council President; correcting, conforming, and clarifying 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) 1(a) and 10
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 1. Establishment and organization.

(a) (1) There [shall be] IS a Board of Estimates, composed of the Mayor, THE President of the City Council, AND THE Comptroller, [City Solicitor, and Director of Public Works,] none of whom [shall] MAY receive any additional salary as members of the Board.

(2) The President of the City Council [shall be] IS President of the Board, and one of the OTHER members shall act as Secretary.

(3) The Board may employ [such] THE employees [as may be] necessary to discharge its duties[;]. [their] THEIR number and compensation [shall be fixed] ARE AS PROVIDED in the Ordinance of Estimates.
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