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File #: 18-0091R    Version: 0 Name: Budget Oversight Hearings for Baltimore City Police Department
Type: City Council Resolution Status: In Committee
File created: 7/9/2018 In control: Budget and Appropriations Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Budget Oversight Hearings for Baltimore City Police Department For the purpose of calling for monthly budget oversight hearings for the Baltimore Police Department regarding staffing, payroll, and overtime to improve transparency and accountability in the allocation of more than $500 million in public funding for the vital task of protecting Baltimore’s residents.
Sponsors: Leon F. Pinkett, III, Bill Henry, Brandon M. Scott, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Kristerfer Burnett, John T. Bullock, President Young, Eric T. Costello, Mary Pat Clarke, Ryan Dorsey, Shannon Sneed, Robert Stokes, Sr., Zeke Cohen, Sharon Green Middleton
Indexes: Baltimore City Police Department, Budget, Hearings, Oversight
Attachments: 1. 18-0091R~1st Reader, 2. Finance 18-0091, 3. MOCJ 18-0091R
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
4/30/20192 Budget and Appropriations Committee    Action details Meeting details Not available
4/15/20190 Budget and Appropriations Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 Budget and Appropriations Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/11/20190 Budget and Appropriations Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/6/20190 Budget and Appropriations Committee    Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20190 Budget and Appropriations Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/26/20180 Budget and Appropriations Committee    Action details Meeting details Not available
10/15/20180 Budget and Appropriations Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/10/20180 Budget and Appropriations Committee    Action details Meeting details Not available
9/17/20180 Budget and Appropriations Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/20/20180 Budget and Appropriations Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/13/20180 Budget and Appropriations Committee    Action details Meeting details Not available
7/12/20180 City Council President Refer to Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/12/20180 City Council President Refer to Mayor's Office of Sustainable Solutions  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/12/20180 City Council President Refer to Police Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/12/20180 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/9/20180 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/9/20180 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/9/20180 Budget and Appropriations Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/9/20180 Budget and Appropriations Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/9/20180 Budget and Appropriations Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  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 R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: Councilmember Pinkett


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Budget Oversight Hearings for Baltimore City Police Department
For the purpose of calling for monthly budget oversight hearings for the Baltimore Police Department regarding staffing, payroll, and overtime to improve transparency and accountability in the allocation of more than $500 million in public funding for the vital task of protecting Baltimore’s residents.
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Whereas, In Ordinance of Estimates for Fiscal Year 2019, the Baltimore City Council approved an appropriation of $509,618,142 to the Baltimore Police Department.

Whereas, The City Council has been asked to approve a $21 million Supplemental General Fund Appropriation to cover costs associated with the Baltimore Police Department’s overtime in Fiscal Year 2018.

Whereas, The City Council has been presented with no indication that the Baltimore
Police Department has instituted any controls on the main drivers of its annual budget
increases.

Whereas, A large driver of The Baltimore Police Department’s budget increases is overtime costs. An audit of police overtime for Fiscal Year 2017 is pending, and the Council has yet to see the results of that audit.

Whereas, Public safety is one of our most important tasks and responsibilities. It requires and deserves the mobilization of vast resources from all levels of government and the private sector. It also requires and deserves transparency and accountability in the process of al...

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