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File #: 15-0610    Version: 0 Name: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Police Department - $8,400,000
Type: Ordinance Status: Withdrawn
File created: 12/10/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 1/26/2016
Enactment #:
Title: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Police Department - $8,400,000 FOR the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $8,400,000 to the Police Department - Service 621 (Administration), to provide funding for the settlement approved by the Board of Estimates, on September 9, 2015, for the family of Freddie Gray ($6,400,000), for outside legal expenses for the Freddie Gray case, and for the ongoing Department of Justice Review of the Police Department ($2,000,000); and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: General Fund, Operating Appropriation, Police Department, Supplementary
Attachments: 1. 15-0610~1st Reader, 2. Finance 15-0610, 3. City Solicitor 15-0610, 4. Police 15-0610
* 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
At the request of: The Administration (Department of Finance)

A BILL ENTITLED

AN ORDINANCE concerning
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Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Police Department - $8,400,000
FOR the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $8,400,000 to the Police Department - Service 621 (Administration), to provide funding for the settlement approved by the Board of Estimates, on September 9, 2015, for the family of Freddie Gray ($6,400,000), for outside legal expenses for the Freddie Gray case, and for the ongoing Department of Justice Review of the Police Department ($2,000,000); 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 funds from the assigned General Fund balance 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 2016.

This additional revenue could not have been reasonably anticipated when the Ordinance of Estimates for Fiscal Year 2016 was formulated.

This appropriation is made necessary by a material change in circumstances since the Ordinance of Estimates for Fiscal Year 2016 was formulated or is for a new program that could not have been reasonably anticipated when that Ordinance of Estimates was formulated.

On December 9, 2015, the Board of Estimates recommended thi...

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