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File #: 19-0353    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - Underground Conduit System - Sale, Transfer, or Franchise Prohibited
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: Enacted
File created: 3/18/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 12/2/2020
Enactment #: 20-27
Title: Charter Amendment - Underground Conduit System - Sale, Transfer, or Franchise Prohibited For the purpose of prohibiting the sale, transfer, or franchising of the City's underground conduit system for cables, wires, and similar facilities; excepting this underground conduit system, its 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, Sharon Green Middleton, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Robert Stokes, Sr., Brandon M. Scott, Zeke Cohen, Kristerfer Burnett, Bill Henry, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Ryan Dorsey, John T. Bullock, Eric T. Costello, Edward Reisinger, Mary Pat Clarke
Indexes: Charter Amendment, Conduits, Franchise, Sale, Transfer, Underground
Attachments: 1. 19-0353~1st Reader, 2. DOT 19-0353, 3. Agenda 19-0353, 4. Law 19-0353, 5. BDC 19-0353, 6. Finance 19-0353 Update, 7. Minutes - 19-0353, 8. Equity and Structure - Hearing Notes Bill 19-0353 (1), 9. Equity and Structure - 19-0353, 10. BCIT 19-0353, 11. Meeting Agenda - 19-0353, 12. Meeting Minutes - 19-0353, 13. Equity and Structure - Hearing Notes Bill 19-0353 (2), 14. Equity and Structure - 19-0353, 15. Agenda 19-0353 (2), 16. Meeting Minutes - 19-0353, 17. Equity and Structure - Hearing Notes Bill 19-0353 (3), 18. 19-0353~3rd Reader, 19. Signed Ordinance 19-0353
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
12/7/20200 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/16/20200 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/2/20200 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/2/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Recommended Favorably  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Recommended FavorablyPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/8/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/17/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/16/20190 City Council Reassigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/20190 City Council Reassigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/21/20190 The City Council Refer to Baltimore Development Corporation  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/21/20190 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/21/20190 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/21/20190 The City Council Refer to Mayor's Office of Information Technology  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/21/20190 The City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/18/20190 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/18/20190 City Council Introduced  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: President Young
A Resolution Entitled

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Council concerning
title
Charter Amendment - Underground Conduit System - Sale, Transfer, or Franchise Prohibited
For the purpose of prohibiting the sale, transfer, or franchising of the City's underground conduit system for cables, wires, and similar facilities; excepting this underground conduit system, its 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, and its underground con...

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