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File #: 19-0412    Version: 0 Name: City Property - Renaming Engine 52 Fire Station to Hilton L. Roberts, Sr. Fire Station
Type: Ordinance Status: Before the Mayor
File created: 7/22/2019 In control: Mayor
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: City Property - Renaming Engine 52 Fire Station to Hilton L. Roberts, Sr. Fire Station For the purpose of changing the name of Engine 52 Fire Station, located at 3525 Woodbrook Avenue, to Hilton L. Roberts, Sr. Fire Station.
Sponsors: Leon F. Pinkett, III, President Brandon M. Scott
Indexes: City Property - Renaming
Attachments: 1. 19-0412~1st Reader, 2. Real Estate 19-0412, 3. Fire 19-0412, 4. Planning Commission 19-0412, 5. DOT 19-0412, 6. DGS 19-0412, 7. Law 19-0412, 8. 19-0412~3rd Reader
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
10/7/20190 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/23/20190 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/23/20190 Judiciary Committee Recommended Favorably  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/17/20190 Judiciary Committee Recommended FavorablyPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/9/20190 Judiciary Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/25/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of General Services  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/25/20190 City Council President Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/25/20190 City Council President Refer to Planning Commission  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/25/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Real Estate  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/25/20190 City Council President Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/25/20190 City Council President Refer to Fire Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/20190 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/20190 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: Councilmember Pinkett

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
City Property - Renaming Engine 52 Fire Station to Hilton L. Roberts, Sr. Fire Station
For the purpose of changing the name of Engine 52 Fire Station, located at 3525 Woodbrook Avenue, to Hilton L. Roberts, Sr. Fire Station.
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By authority of
Article 5 - Finance, Property, and Procurement
Section 20-2
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

Recitals

Hilton L. Roberts, Sr., a career Baltimore City firefighter, was one of the first African American firefighters in Baltimore City. In 1943, he joined the United States Naval Service, and he was awarded the World War II Pacific Theater Ribbon, the American Theater Ribbon, and the Victory Medal. Ten years later he returned to Baltimore and, along with seven others, graduated in the first class of African Americans from the Baltimore City Fire Department Academy. He and his fellow graduates were pioneers in this field of public service at a time when they encountered danger, hostility, and racial turmoil. Helping others was his calling, and firefighting was the vehicle by which he touched many lives.

Committed to being a positive role model in the community, he coordinated neighborhood fireworks displays so that parents and children could watch and safely enjoy the celebration. In 1959, he received a commendation for heroism from the Fire Department. His tireless work ethic, community spirit, and dedication to the Fire Department influenced members of the community and his family to...

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