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File #: 18-0086R    Version: 0 Name: Improving Development of a Baltimore City Recycling and Solid Waste Management Master Plan
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 5/14/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 5/14/2018
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Title: Improving Development of a Baltimore City Recycling and Solid Waste Management Master Plan For the purpose of supporting Baltimore City’s local team of Zero Waste experts and environmentalists in calling upon the Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority, and the City’s representatives to that Authority, to honor the Baltimore City Council’s express commitment to Zero Waste policies by reissuing its recent Request For Proposals (RFP) to allow responses from a nationwide universe of experienced Zero Waste consultants; and calling on the Authority to adopt RFP amendments reflecting the City’s Zero Waste goals and the urgency of progress through this Master Plan process.
Sponsors: Mary Pat Clarke, Edward Reisinger, Bill Henry, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Brandon M. Scott, Ryan Dorsey, President Young, John T. Bullock, Kristerfer Burnett, Zeke Cohen, Sharon Green Middleton, Robert Stokes, Sr., Shannon Sneed, Leon F. Pinkett, III
Indexes: Baltimore City, Development, Improving, Management, Master Plan, Recycle, Solid Waste
Attachments: 1. 18-0086R~1st Reader, 2. Completed File_18-0086R
* 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: Councilmembers Clarke and Reisinger


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Improving Development of a Baltimore City Recycling and Solid Waste Management Master Plan
For the purpose of supporting Baltimore City’s local team of Zero Waste experts and environmentalists in calling upon the Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority, and the City’s representatives to that Authority, to honor the Baltimore City Council’s express commitment to Zero Waste policies by reissuing its recent Request For Proposals (RFP) to allow responses from a nationwide universe of experienced Zero Waste consultants; and calling on the Authority to adopt RFP amendments reflecting the City’s Zero Waste goals and the urgency of progress through this Master Plan process.
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Whereas, on June 5, 2017, after a detailed hearing on initial achievements for Zero Waste policies across Baltimore City agencies, City Council unanimously adopted City Council Resolution 17-22R Informational Hearing - Moving Baltimore to Zero Waste.

Whereas, on June 17, 2017, the City Council unanimously adopted Resolution 17-29R Request for City Action - Supporting the Paris Accord in which a list of pledges were listed on behalf of City government, notably including:

· “Baltimore City will strive to disincentivize energy generation from incineration technologies, a source of greenhouse gases, and mitigate health harms associated with poll...

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