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File #: 20-0563    Version: 0 Name: Charter Amendment - Disposition of City-Owned Real Property
Type: Mayor and City Council Res. Status: In Committee
File created: 7/20/2020 In control: Equity and Structure Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Charter Amendment - Disposition of City-Owned Real Property For the purpose of amending the City Charter to repeal the City’s general authority to dispose of City-owned real property at private sale; conforming and clarifying related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.
Sponsors: Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Bill Henry, Shannon Sneed, Ryan Dorsey
Indexes: Charter Amendment, City-Owned , Disposition, Real Property
Attachments: 1. 20-0563~1st Reader, 2. Law 20-0563, 3. Finance 20-0563, 4. Real Estate 20-0563, 5. DHCD 20-0563, 6. cc20-0496(1)~1st (Law), 7. Meeting Agenda - 20-0563, 8. Meeting Minutes - 20-0563, 9. Equity and Structure - Hearing Notes Bill 20-0563, 10. DOT 20-0563, 11. Equity and Structure 20-0563 Bill Synopsis, 12. Agenda 20-0563, 13. Meeting Minutes - 20-0563, 14. Equity and Structure - Hearing Notes Bill 20-0563 (2)
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: Councilman Schleifer
A Resolution Entitled

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Council concerning
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Charter Amendment - Disposition of City-Owned Real Property
For the purpose of amending the City Charter to repeal the City’s general authority to dispose of City-owned real property at private sale; 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 V - Comptroller
Section(s) 5(b)
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 V. Comptroller

§ 5. Department of Real Estate - Duties.

The Department of Real Estate shall have the following responsibilities in all matters relating to the acquisition, sale, lease, exchange or other disposition of real property of the City; provided, however, that nothing in this section shall affect the exercise by the City by ordinance of the powers granted to it in subsection (15) of Article II, or by the Mayor of the powers provided by Section 4(c) of Article IV relating to economic development:

. . . .

(b) Disposition of City property.

(1) Subject to paragraphs (2) and (3) of this subsection, the [The] Department shall (unless and ...

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