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File #: 20-0573    Version: 0 Name: Franchise - Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 8/17/2020 In control: Housing and Urban Affairs Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Franchise - Electric Vehicle Charging Stations For the purpose of granting a franchise to the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company to install, operate, and maintain electric vehicle charging stations on City right-of-way and Park Properties, subject to certain terms, conditions, and reservations; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Charge , Electronic, Franchise, Stations, Vehicles
Attachments: 1. 20-0573~1st Reader, 2. Fire 20-0573, 3. PABC 20-0573, 4. Support Letter 20-0573
* 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: The Council President
At the request of: The Administration (Department of Transportation)

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Franchise - Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
For the purpose of granting a franchise to the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company to install, operate, and maintain electric vehicle charging stations on City right-of-way and Park Properties, subject to certain terms, conditions, and reservations; and providing for a special effective date.
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By authority of
Article VIII - Franchises
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

Recitals

The City desires to promote the use of electric vehicles in the City and to improve the City’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure through installation of publicly-available electric vehicle charging stations and related equipment (collectively, “EV Stations”) at various locations in Baltimore; and

The Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (“BGE”) has implemented the Evsmart Program to encourage the usage of electric vehicles in the City and elsewhere throughout BGE’s electric distribution service territory.

BGE owns EV Stations and wishes to install them in City-approved locations, which includes public right-of-way and Park Properties, and in accordance with the directives of the Maryland Public Service Commission and the terms of this Ordinance and the attached Memorandum of Understanding between the City and BGE.

Section 1. Definitions.

“Park Properties” means the real property controlled by the Department of Recreation and Parks pursuant to the provisions of Article VII of ...

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