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File #: 18-0113R    Version: 0 Name: Informational Hearing - Hiring for the Druid Lake and Ashburton Reservoir Projects
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Failed - End of Term
File created: 10/29/2018 In control: Labor Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/7/2020
Enactment #:
Title: Informational Hearing - Hiring for the Druid Lake and Ashburton Reservoir Projects For the purpose of requesting that the Director of the Department of Public Works, the head of the Minority and Women’s Business Opportunity Office, and representatives from Oscar Renda Contracting appear before the City Council to discuss the utilization of Minority Business Enterprises, Women’s Business Enterprises, and local skilled and unskilled labor for the Druid Lake and Ashburton Reservoir Projects.
Sponsors: Leon F. Pinkett, III, Robert Stokes, Sr., President Young, Bill Henry, Sharon Green Middleton, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Zeke Cohen, Eric T. Costello, Brandon M. Scott, Ryan Dorsey, Shannon Sneed, Mary Pat Clarke, Edward Reisinger, John T. Bullock, Kristerfer Burnett
Indexes: Hiring, Informational Hearing, Project
Attachments: 1. 18-0113R~1st Reader, 2. DPW 18-0113R, 3. Law 18-0113R
* 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 Pinkett and Stokes


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Informational Hearing - Hiring for the Druid Lake and Ashburton Reservoir Projects
For the purpose of requesting that the Director of the Department of Public Works, the head of the Minority and Women’s Business Opportunity Office, and representatives from Oscar Renda Contracting appear before the City Council to discuss the utilization of Minority Business Enterprises, Women’s Business Enterprises, and local skilled and unskilled labor for the Druid Lake and Ashburton Reservoir Projects.
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In an effort to comply with the federal Clean Drinking Water Act regulations, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (“DPW”) has been converting our open-air drinking water lakes to buried tanks. Preserving the quality and safety of the City’s drinking water system represents a substantial investment in the City’s water infrastructure - the Druid Lake and Ashburton Reservoir Projects alone will cost $270 million.

While achieving the primary objective of protecting our water supply for generations to come, there is also great potential within these public projects to advance the City’s and State’s goals to promote minority, women, and disadvantaged business enterprises. Article 5, Subtitle 28 of the City Code details how the City’s Minority and Women’s Business Opportunity Office sets goals for the participation of M...

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