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File #: 19-0342    Version: 0 Name: Franchise - Central Light Rail
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 2/25/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 12/18/2019
Enactment #: 19-330
Title: Franchise - Central Light Rail For the purpose of granting a franchise to the Maryland Transit Administration (“MTA”), formerly known as the Mass Transit Administration, of the Department of Transportation of the State of Maryland ,to use and maintain the existing Central Light Rail System, located within the boundaries of the City of Baltimore, in accordance with a plat prepared by the Mass Transit Administration of the Department of Transportation of the State of Maryland, dated May 9, 1990, and filed in the office of the Department of Transportation of Baltimore City, subject to certain terms, conditions, and reservations; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Franchise, Light Rail
Attachments: 1. 19-0342~1st Reader, 2. Parking 19-0342, 3. DOT 19-0342, 4. Planning 19-0342, 5. Real Estate 19-0342, 6. Finance 19-0342, 7. HCD 19-0342, 8. Law 19-0342, 9. 2nd Reader Committee Amendments 19-0342, 10. 19-0342~3rd Reader, 11. 19-0342 complete bill file
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
1/13/20200 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/16/20190 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/5/20190 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/4/20190 Transportation Committee Recommended Favorably with AmendmentPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/4/20190 Transportation Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/20190 City Council Reassigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 City Council President Refer to Parking Authority Board  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Real Estate  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 City Council President Refer to Planning Commission  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 City Council President Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20190 City Council President Refer to Board of Estimates  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/20190 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/20190 City Council Introduced  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

Introduced by: The Council President
At the request of: The Administration (Department of Transportation)

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Franchise - Central Light Rail
For the purpose of granting a franchise to the Maryland Transit Administration (“MTA”), formerly known as the Mass Transit Administration, of the Department of Transportation of the State of Maryland ,to use and maintain the existing Central Light Rail System, located within the boundaries of the City of Baltimore, in accordance with a plat prepared by the Mass Transit Administration of the Department of Transportation of the State of Maryland, dated May 9, 1990, and filed in the office of the Department of Transportation of Baltimore City, subject to certain terms, conditions, and reservations; and providing for a special effective date.
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By authority of
Article VIII - Franchises
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

Recitals

Ordinance 90-557 granted permission and authority to the Mass Transit Administration of the Department of Transportation of the State of Maryland for the location, construction, operation, and maintenance of the Baltimore Central Light Rail System within the boundaries of the City of Baltimore for a period not exceeding 25 years.

The original franchise has expired, and the Maryland Transit Administration of the Department of the Transportation of the State of Maryland requests that the franchise be reestablished for an additional 25 years.

Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That a franchise or right is granted to the...

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