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File #: 19-0156R    Version: 0 Name: Informational Hearing - Water Outages
Type: City Council Resolution Status: In Committee
File created: 6/24/2019 In control: Land Use Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Informational Hearing - Water Outages For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Public Works, Department of Housing and Community Development, Housing Authority of Baltimore City, Baltimore City Public School System, Department of Recreation and Parks, and the Baltimore City Health Department to discuss protocols in place for and best practices to provide assistance to Baltimore City residents in the event they lose access to water.
Sponsors: President Brandon M. Scott, Bill Henry, Ryan Dorsey, John T. Bullock, Robert Stokes, Sr., Zeke Cohen, Shannon Sneed, Kristerfer Burnett, Mary Pat Clarke, Danielle McCray, Edward Reisinger, Sharon Green Middleton, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Eric T. Costello, Leon F. Pinkett, III
Indexes: Informational Hearing, Outages, Water
Attachments: 1. 19-0156R~1st Reader, 2. HABC 19-0156R, 3. BCPSS 19-0156R, 4. BCRP 19-0156R, 5. DPW 19-0156R, 6. DPW Project Details 1388 Poe Homes Sheet, 7. BCHD 19-0156R
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
10/7/20190 Land Use Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/19/20190 Land Use Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/20190 City Council Reassigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/20190 City Council President Refer to Mayor's Office of Emergency Management  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Health  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/20190 City Council President Refer to Housing Authority of Baltimore City  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/20190 City Council President Refer to Baltimore City Public School System  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Recreation and Parks  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Public Works  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/27/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/24/20190 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/24/20190 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: President Scott



A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Informational Hearing - Water Outages
For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Public Works, Department of Housing and Community Development, Housing Authority of Baltimore City, Baltimore City Public School System, Department of Recreation and Parks, and the Baltimore City Health Department to discuss protocols in place for and best practices to provide assistance to Baltimore City residents in the event they lose access to water.
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Whereas, Baltimore City has an aging water and wastewater infrastructure; and

Whereas, Baltimore City has suffered numerous severe water main breaks in recent years; and

Whereas, More recently and urgently, a water main break has left residents of Poe Homes without access to water for nearly a week; and

Whereas, Given that water is a necessity for basic daily functions and is essential to addressing the basics of life, any event that causes City residents to go without water must be handled with the utmost seriousness.

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of Baltimore, That the Council invites representatives from Department of Public Works, Department of Housing and Community Development, Housing Authority of Baltimore City, Baltimore City Public School System, Department of Recreation and Parks, and the Baltimore City Health Department to discuss protoco...

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