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File #: 18-0260    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - Charter Commission Recommendations for City Council and Mayor Articles
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: Withdrawn
File created: 6/11/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 6/25/2018
Enactment #:
Title: Charter Amendment - Charter Commission Recommendations for City Council and Mayor Articles For the purpose of eliminating existing council district lines as a criteria for City Council redistricting; clarifying the Mayor’s powers as conservator of the peace; clarifying certain inherent responsibilities arising from the Mayor’s executive duties; deleting a redundant clause relating to the holding over of municipal officers; deleting a redundant clause relating to the prohibition on holding dual offices of profit; setting a special effective date; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Charter Amendment, City Council, Commission, Mayor Articles, Recommendations
Attachments: 1. 18-0260~1st Reader, 2. Law 18-0260
Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* 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
(Charter Amendment)

Introduced by: The Council President
At the request of: The Administration (Mayor’s Charter Review Commission)


A Resolution Entitled

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Council concerning
title
Charter Amendment - Charter Commission Recommendations for City Council and Mayor Articles
For the purpose of eliminating existing council district lines as a criteria for City Council redistricting; clarifying the Mayor’s powers as conservator of the peace; clarifying certain inherent responsibilities arising from the Mayor’s executive duties; deleting a redundant clause relating to the holding over of municipal officers; deleting a redundant clause relating to the prohibition on holding dual offices of profit; setting a special effective date; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
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By proposing to amend
Article III - City Council
Section(s) 7(a)
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

By proposing to amend
Article IV - Mayor
Section(s) 4 and 6(k)
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

Section 1. Be it resolved by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the City Charter is proposed to be amended to read as follows:

Baltimore City Charter

Article III. City Council

§ 7. Council districts.

(a) Criteria for redistricting.


The City shall be divided by ordi...

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