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File #: 16-0301R    Version: 0 Name: Investigative Hearing - Expediting Stormwater Management Projects and Activities
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 4/18/2016 In control: Judiciary and Legislative Investigations
On agenda: Final action: 11/14/2016
Enactment #:
Title: Investigative Hearing - Expediting Stormwater Management Projects and Activities FOR the purpose of calling on the Departments of Public Works and Finance to take steps to expedite stormwater management projects funded by the Stormwater Enterprise Fund and otherwise, and to send representatives to report to the City Council on how these funds can be most effectively, quickly, and efficiently used to promote improved water quality and healthier neighborhoods.
Sponsors: Eric T. Costello, President Young, James B. Kraft, Carl Stokes, Mary Pat Clarke, Bill Henry, Warren Branch, Sharon Green Middleton, Brandon M. Scott, Nick Mosby, Robert Curran, Helen L. Holton, William "Pete" Welch, Rochelle Spector, Edward Reisinger
Indexes: Investigative Hearing, Management, Project, Stormwater
Attachments: 1. 16-0301R~1st Reader, 2. DPW 16-0301R, 3. Finance 16-0301R, 4. 16-0301R~2nd 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 R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: Councilmember Costello



A RESOLUTION ENTITLED

A COUNCIL RESOLUTION concerning
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Investigative Hearing - Expediting Stormwater Management Projects and Activities
FOR the purpose of calling on the Departments of Public Works and Finance to take steps to expedite stormwater management projects funded by the Stormwater Enterprise Fund and otherwise, and to send representatives to report to the City Council on how these funds can be most effectively, quickly, and efficiently used to promote improved water quality and healthier neighborhoods.
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WHEREAS, the Stormwater Management Fee has been collected since July of 2013 to help support new mandates to accelerate additional, direct environmental restoration required by the State of Maryland and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

WHEREAS, this restoration effort will dramatically improve water quality, reduce the burden on the wastewater infrastructure, and meaningfully contribute to efforts to make our neighborhoods cleaner and healthier.

WHEREAS, accelerated stormwater project implementation and maintenance will also spur economic activity for area contractors.

WHEREAS, the Department of Public Work?s (DPW) Annual Report for reporting period July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 indicates that the majority of projects are slated for construction in 2018 and 2019.

WHEREAS, the Council believes that the Stormwater Enterprise Fund ...

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