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File #: 18-0271    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - Inalienability of Sewer and Water-Supply Systems
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: Enacted
File created: 8/6/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 8/10/2018
Enactment #: 18-13
Title: Charter Amendment - Inalienability of Sewer and Water-Supply Systems For the purpose of declaring the inalienability of the City’s sewer system and water-supply system; excepting the sewer and water-supply systems, their operations and uses, from the Charter provisions otherwise authorizing the grant of franchises or rights relating to the operation or use of public property or places; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Sponsors: President Young, Robert Stokes, Sr., Ryan Dorsey, Mary Pat Clarke, Brandon M. Scott, Eric T. Costello, John T. Bullock, Kristerfer Burnett, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Zeke Cohen, Shannon Sneed, Edward Reisinger, Bill Henry
Indexes: Charter Amendment, Sewer, Water
Attachments: 1. Law 18-0271, 2. DPW 18-0271, 3. Finance 18-0271, 4. 18-0271~1st Reader, 5. 18-0271~3rd Reader, 6. Completed File_18-0271
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: President Young
A Resolution Entitled

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Council concerning
title
Charter Amendment - Inalienability of Sewer and Water-Supply Systems
For the purpose of declaring the inalienability of the City’s sewer system and water-supply system; excepting the sewer and water-supply systems, their operations and uses, from the Charter provisions otherwise authorizing the grant of franchises or rights relating to the operation or use of public property or places; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
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By proposing to amend
Article VIII - Franchises
Section 1
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 VIII. Franchises

§ 1. Authority to grant.

The title of the City in and to its waterfront, wharf property, land under water, public landings, wharves and docks, streets, lanes, and parks, and its sewer system and water supply system, as described in Article VII, §§ 33 and 34 of this Charter, is hereby declared to be inalienable.

[The] With the exception of the City’s sewer system an...

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