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File #: 20-0489    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - Board of Estimates - Composition
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: Failed - End of Term
File created: 1/27/2020 In control: Equity and Structure Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/7/2020
Enactment #:
Title: Charter Amendment - Board of Estimates - Composition For the purpose reconstituting the Board of Estimates to comprise the Mayor, Comptroller, and City Council President; correcting, conforming, and clarifying related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Sponsors: Mayor Brandon M. Scott
Indexes: Board of Estimates, Charter Amendment, Composition
Attachments: 1. 20-0489~1st Reader, 2. Law 20-0489, 3. Law Supplementary Report - 20-0489, 4. Finance 20-0489, 5. Equity and Structure 20-0489 Bill Synopsis 01, 6. 20-0489 - Minutes, 7. 20-0489 - Agenda, 8. Equity and Structure - Hearing Notes Bill 19-0489 (3) 01, 9. Email - Late Enacted Charter Amendment, 10. Agenda 20-0489, 11. cc20-0489(1)~1st (Scott), 12. Equity and Structure 20-0489 Bill Synopsis, 13. Meeting Minutes - 20-0489, 14. Equity and Structure - Hearing Notes Bill 20-0489
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
12/7/20200 City Council Failed - End of Term  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/20200 Equity and Structure Committee    Action details Meeting details Not available
10/8/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/9/20200 Equity and Structure Committee    Action details Meeting details Not available
7/6/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/16/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/15/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/12/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/6/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/10/20200 Equity and Structure Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/30/20200 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Public Works  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/30/20200 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/30/20200 The City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/27/20200 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/27/20200 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available

Introductory*

 

City of Baltimore

Council Bill          

(Charter Amendment)

                                                                                                                                                           

Introduced by: President Scott                                                                                                           

 

A Resolution Entitled

 

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Council concerning

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Charter Amendment - Board of Estimates - Composition

For the purpose reconstituting the Board of Estimates to comprise the Mayor, Comptroller, and City Council President; correcting, conforming, and clarifying related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.

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By proposing to amend

                     Article VI - Board of Estimates

                     Section(s) 1(a) and 10

                     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 VI.  Board of Estimates

 

§ 1.  Establishment and organization.

 

                     (a) (1)                     There [shall be] is a Board of Estimates, composed of the Mayor, the President of the City Council, and the Comptroller, [City Solicitor, and Director of Public Works,] none of whom [shall] may receive any additional salary as members of the Board.

 

(2)                     The President of the City Council [shall be] is President of the Board, and one of the other members shall act as Secretary.

 

(3)                     The Board may employ [such] the employees [as may be] necessary to discharge its duties[;].  [their] Their number and compensation [shall be fixed] are as provided in the Ordinance of Estimates.

 

§ 10.  Salaries.

 

                                          (a) [(1)] In preparing the Ordinance of Estimates, the Board of Estimates may increase or decrease the salaries of all municipal officers, except [: (i) the] elected officials subject to Article VII, §§ 117 through 125 of this Charter [; and (ii) the appointed municipal officers who serve as  members of the Board of Estimates,].

 

                                          (b) [(2)] If the salary of an appointed municipal officer is [so] increased or decreased, it may not again be increased or decreased, as the case may be, during that officer’s term.

 

                     [(b)(1)                     The Mayor and City Council may, by ordinance, increase or decrease the salaries of the appointed municipal officers who serve as members of the Board of Estimates.

 

                                          (2)                     If the salary of an appointed municipal officer on the Board is so increased or decreased, it may not again be increased or decreased, as the case may be, during that officer’s term.]

 

                     Section 2.  And be it further resolved, That this proposed amendment to the City Charter be submitted to the legal and qualified voters of Baltimore City, for adoption or rejection, in accordance with Article XI-A, § 5 of the Maryland Constitution, in the form specified by the City Solicitor.