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File #: 17-0069    Version: 0 Name: City Property - Renaming John Eager Howard Elementary School to Dorothy I. Height Elementary School
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 5/8/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 8/23/2017
Enactment #: 17-048
Title: City Property - Renaming John Eager Howard Elementary School to Dorothy I. Height Elementary School For the purpose of changing the name of John Eager Howard Elementary School (School #61), located at 2011 Linden Avenue, to Dorothy I. Height Elementary School (School #61).
Sponsors: Leon F. Pinkett, III, Zeke Cohen
Indexes: City Property, Renaming
Attachments: 1. 17-0069~1st Reader, 2. Planning 17-0069, 3. BCPSS 17-0069, 4. Real Estate 17-0069, 5. Law 17-0069, 6. 17-0069~3rd Reader, 7. Completed Legislative File 17-0069
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/11/20170 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/14/20170 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/17/20170 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/17/20170 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Recommended Favorably  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/26/20170 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Recommended FavorablyPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/20/20170 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/20/20170 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Reschedule Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/19/20170 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/20170 The City Council Refer to Planning Commission  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/20170 The City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Real Estate  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/20170 The City Council Refer to Baltimore City Public School System  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/8/20170 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/8/20170 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: Councilmember Pinkett

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
City Property - Renaming John Eager Howard Elementary School to Dorothy I. Height Elementary School
For the purpose of changing the name of John Eager Howard Elementary School (School #61), located at 2011 Linden Avenue, to Dorothy I. Height Elementary School (School #61).
body

By authority of
Article 5 - Finance, Property, and Procurement
Section 20-2
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

Recitals

On May 14, 2015, John Eager Howard’s school modernization “Design Team” submitted to the 21st Century School Buildings Program a request for the Board of School Commissioners to consider changing the name of John Eager Howard Elementary School. On January 12, 2016, the Board of School Commissioners voted to close the Westside Elementary School and to change the school zone of the John Eager Howard Elementary School to include the Westside School zone.

In accordance with the regulations of the school system, the principal convened a committee comprised of teachers, administration, school partner (Child First Authority), 1 parent from the former John Eager Howard Elementary School (before the zones were combined), 1 parent from the former Westside Elementary School, 1 representative from the Penn North Community (Westside), and 1 representative from the Reservoir Hill Community. After deliberations, this renaming committee submitted 2 names to members of the communities and the school community, and the name of Dorothy I. Height was se...

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