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File #: 19-0150R    Version: 0 Name: Investigative Hearing - Entities Receiving City Funds: Are They Holding Up Their End of the Bargain?
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 4/15/2019 In control: Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee
On agenda: Final action: 10/28/2019
Enactment #:
Title: Investigative Hearing - Entities Receiving City Funds: Are They Holding Up Their End of the Bargain? For the purpose of inviting representatives of certain organizations located within Baltimore that both receive public funds from the City of Baltimore and lease any portion of their venue to the public for catered events, the Director of the Department of Finance, the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development, the President and CEO of the Baltimore Development Corporation, and other City officials responsible for the development and contracting of diversity in minority small businesses and responsible for the achievement of the City MBE/WBE goals, and representatives of the Baltimore minority hospitality and event industry to appear before the City Council to discuss the capital funding subsidies that the City of Baltimore has provided to certain organizations that lease any portion of their venue to the public for catered events; to discuss why so...
Sponsors: Leon F. Pinkett, III, Kristerfer Burnett, John T. Bullock, Zeke Cohen, Robert Stokes, Sr., Bill Henry, Shannon Sneed, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Ryan Dorsey, Sharon Green Middleton, Mary Pat Clarke, Edward Reisinger, Eric T. Costello
Indexes: City, Funds, Investigative Hearing
Attachments: 1. 19-0150R~1st Reader, 2. Law 19-0150R, 3. BDC 19-0150R, 4. DHCD 19-0150R, 5. Finance 19-0150R, 6. MWBOO 19-0150r, 7. 19-0150R~2nd Reader, 8. Complete Bill File 19-0150R
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
10/28/20190 City Council Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/28/20190 Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee Recommended Favorably  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/10/20190 Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee Recommended FavorablyPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/23/20190 Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/18/20190 City Council President Refer to Mayor's Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/18/20190 City Council President Refer to Minority and Women's Business Oppertunity Office  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/18/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/18/20190 City Council President Refer to Baltimore Development Corporation  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/18/20190 City Council President Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/18/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/15/20190 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/15/20190 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 R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: Councilmember Pinkett
A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Investigative Hearing - Entities Receiving City Funds: Are They Holding Up Their End of the Bargain?
For the purpose of inviting representatives of certain organizations located within Baltimore that both receive public funds from the City of Baltimore and lease any portion of their venue to the public for catered events, the Director of the Department of Finance, the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development, the President and CEO of the Baltimore Development Corporation, and other City officials responsible for the development and contracting of diversity in minority small businesses and responsible for the achievement of the City MBE/WBE goals, and representatives of the Baltimore minority hospitality and event industry to appear before the City Council to discuss the capital funding subsidies that the City of Baltimore has provided to certain organizations that lease any portion of their venue to the public for catered events; to discuss why some of these organizations utilize exclusive vendor lists without any minority business representation; to discuss the selection criteria, if any, for the creation of the exclusive lists; and to discuss what solutions, legislative or otherwise, can be implemented for the inclusion of MBE/WBE businesses on the exclusive lists.
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Baltimore presently supports with public funds many vitally important institutions...

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