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File #: 18-0264    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - Charter Commission General Recommendations
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: Enacted
File created: 6/11/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 8/10/2018
Enactment #: 18-11
Title: Charter Amendment - Charter Commission General Recommendations For the purpose of increasing the City’s record keeping flexibility; repealing an obsolete provision regarding the City’s official time; improving the City’s legislative and administrative flexibility by removing redundant Charter provisions and language more appropriate for ordinances or regulations; removing Charter provisions found to simply restate applicable State law; requiring the Department of Finance to employ at least 1 Certified Public Accountant to perform certain duties; allowing certain agencies to be designated by law to approve the withdrawal of City monies from depositories; removing certain formal lien requirements from the Charter; clarifying that the review of disciplinary matters by the Board of Fire Commissioners is at the request of the Fire Chief; clarifying the authority of the Mayor to appoint the Board of Recreation and Parks; modernizing various public notice provisions, including removing manda...
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Charter Amendment, Commission, General, Recommendations
Attachments: 1. 18-0264~1st Reader, 2. Law 18-0264, 3. Planning 18-0264, 4. Department of Legislative Reference 18-0264, 5. DPW 18-0264, 6. DOT 18-0264, 7. 2nd Reader Amendment 18-0264, 8. 18-0264~3rd Reader, 9. Completed File_18-0264
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/17/20180 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/9/20180 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/25/20180 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/25/20180 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Recommended Favorably with Amendment  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/18/20180 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Recommended Favorably with AmendmentPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/14/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/14/20180 City Council President Refer to Fire Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/14/20180 City Council President Refer to Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/14/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Public Works  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/14/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Planning  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/14/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Legislative Reference  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/14/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/14/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Human Resources  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/14/20180 City Council President Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/11/20180 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/11/20180 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/11/20180 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
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 General Recommendations
For the purpose of increasing the City’s record keeping flexibility; repealing an obsolete provision regarding the City’s official time; improving the City’s legislative and administrative flexibility by removing redundant Charter provisions and language more appropriate for ordinances or regulations; removing Charter provisions found to simply restate applicable State law; requiring the Department of Finance to employ at least 1 Certified Public Accountant to perform certain duties; allowing certain agencies to be designated by law to approve the withdrawal of City monies from depositories; removing certain formal lien requirements from the Charter; clarifying that the review of disciplinary matters by the Board of Fire Commissioners is at the request of the Fire Chief; clarifying the authority of the Mayor to appoint the Board of Recreation and Parks; modernizing various public notice provisions, including removing mandatory requirements for notice to be published in a newspaper of general circulation in Baltimore City; simplifying requirements related to the City’s Master...

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