Baltimore City Council
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 20-0492    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - City Council - Reduction in Size
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: In Committee
File created: 2/10/2020 In control: Equity and Structure Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Charter Amendment - City Council - Reduction in Size For the purpose of reducing the size of the City Council; providing for certain members to be elected at large; requiring that the President of the City Council, the Council Vice-President, and the Council’s representative to the Planning Commission be at-large members of the Council; clarifying, correcting, and conforming certain language; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Sponsors: Bill Henry
Indexes: Charter Amendment, City Council, Reduction
Attachments: 1. 20-0492~1st Reader, 2. Law 20-0492, 3. Finance 20-0492, 4. Finance 20-0492 Word, 5. Law 20-0492 Word
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: Councilmember Henry


A Resolution Entitled

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Council concerning
title
Charter Amendment - City Council - Reduction in Size
For the purpose of reducing the size of the City Council; providing for certain members to be elected at large; requiring that the President of the City Council, the Council Vice-President, and the Council’s representative to the Planning Commission be at-large members of the Council; clarifying, correcting, and conforming certain language; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
body

By proposing to amend
Article III - City Council
Section(s) 1(b), 2(b) and (c), 3(a), 4, and 10(b)
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

By proposing to add
Article III - City Council
Section(s) 2(d)
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

By proposing to amend
Article VII - Executive Departments
Section(s) 71(a)
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 III. City Council

§ 1. Legislative Department; qualification and salary of members.

(b) Qualifications.

(1) [Members] Each member of the City Council[, except the President whose qualifications are provided for in Section 3, shall] must be [citizens] a ci...

Click here for full text