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File #: 17-0054    Version: 0 Name: Franchise - Bridgeway over Centre Street
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 4/24/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 6/13/2017
Enactment #: 17-033
Title: Franchise - Bridgeway over Centre Street For the purpose of granting a franchise to MD-601 N. Calvert, LLC, to use and maintain an existing elevated bridgeway that is located above and across Centre Street approximately 120 feet east of Calvert Street, subject to certain terms, conditions, and reservations; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Bridgeway, Franchise
Attachments: 1. 17-0054~1st Reader, 2. DOT 17-0054, 3. Planning 17-0054, 4. Law 17-0054, 5. HCD 17-0054, 6. Fire 17-0054, 7. Franchise Summer Letter 17-0054, 8. 17-0054~3rd Reader, 9. 2nd Reader Amendments 17-0054, 10. Completed Legislative File 17-0054
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
6/19/20170 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/12/20170 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/12/20170 Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Recommended Favorably with Amendment  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/12/20170 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/20170 Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Recommended Favorably with AmendmentPass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/15/20170 Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/27/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Fire  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/27/20170 The City Council Refer to Board of Estimates  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/27/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Planning  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/27/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/27/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/27/20170 The City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/24/20170 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/24/20170 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
* 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 Transportation)
A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Franchise - Bridgeway over Centre Street
For the purpose of granting a franchise to MD-601 N. Calvert, LLC, to use and maintain an existing elevated bridgeway that is located above and across Centre Street approximately 120 feet east of Calvert Street, subject to certain terms, conditions, and reservations; and providing for a special effective date.
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By authority of
Article VIII - Franchises
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

Recitals

Ordinance 599 of 1990 granted permission and authority to The Baltimore Sun Company, its successors and assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate at its own expense, for a period not exceeding 25 years, an elevated walkway or bridgeway above and across Centre Street, about 119.54 feet east of the east building line of Calvert Street, which elevated walkway or bridgeway was to connect the existing building of The Baltimore Sun on the north side of Centre Street with the existing building of The Baltimore Sun on the south side of Centre Street.

Since the effective date of the Ordinance, the title of the real property has been transferred, and MD-601 N. Calvert, LLC, is the current owner. Although the original franchise has expired, the franchise fee has continued to be paid. MD-601 N. Calvert, LLC, requests that the franchise be reestablished for an additional 25 years.

Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That a franchise or right i...

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