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File #: 20-0597    Version: 0 Name: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Fire Department - $11,000,000
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 9/21/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 10/27/2020
Enactment #: 20-423
Title: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Fire Department - $11,000,000 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $11,000,000 to the Fire Department - Service 609 (Emergency Medical Services), to provide funding for additional operating expenses resulting from overtime and the COVID-19 pandemic; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Fire Department, General Fund, Operating Appropriation, Supplementary
Attachments: 1. BOE Sheets for All Supplementals Appropriations, 2. 20-0597~1st Reader, 3. Finance 20-0597, 4. Law 20-0597, 5. FINAL SYNOPSIS 20-0597, 6. Fire 20-0597, 7. Hearing Notes 10 1 20, 8. Signed Ordinance 20-0597
* 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 Finance)

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Fire Department - $11,000,000
For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $11,000,000 to the Fire Department - Service 609 (Emergency Medical Services), to provide funding for additional operating expenses resulting from overtime and the COVID-19 pandemic; and providing for a special effective date.
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By authority of
Article VI - Board of Estimates
Section 8(b)(3) and (c)
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

Recitals

The revenue appropriated by this Ordinance represents funds from the Budget Stabilization Reserve in excess of the revenue relied on by the Board of Estimates in determining the tax levy required to balance the budget for Fiscal Year 2020.

This additional revenue could not have been reasonably anticipated when the Ordinance of Estimates for Fiscal Year 2020 was formulated.

This appropriation is made necessary by a material change in circumstances since the Ordinance of Estimates for Fiscal Year 2020 was formulated or is for a new program that could not have been reasonably anticipated when that Ordinance of Estimates was formulated.

On September 16, 2020, the Board of Estimates recommended this appropriation to the City Council.

Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That $11,000,000 shall be made available to the Fire Department - Service 609 (Emer...

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