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File #: 20-0260R    Version: 0 Name: Recognizing the Service of Councilmember Edward Reisinger
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 12/7/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 12/7/2020
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Title: Recognizing the Service of Councilmember Edward Reisinger For the purpose of recognizing Councilmember Edward Reisinger for his decades of service to Baltimore City, on his retirement from the Baltimore City Council.
Sponsors: Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Bill Henry, Danielle McCray, Eric T. Costello, Sharon Green Middleton, Mary Pat Clarke, John T. Bullock, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Kristerfer Burnett, Zeke Cohen, Ryan Dorsey, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Shannon Sneed, Robert Stokes, Sr.
Indexes: Councilmember Edward Reisinger, Recognizing
Attachments: 1. 20-0260R~1st Reader
* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
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City of Baltimore
Council Bill R
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Introduced by: President Scott


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Recognizing the Service of Councilmember Edward Reisinger
For the purpose of recognizing Councilmember Edward Reisinger for his decades of service to Baltimore City, on his retirement from the Baltimore City Council.
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Councilmember Edward “Ed” Reisinger, a lifelong resident of South Baltimore, first joined the Baltimore City Council in 1990. He represented the 6th District from 1990-1991 and again from 1995-2004. He was elected to represent the residents of Baltimore’s 10th District in 2004, and has remained on the City Council since that victory. He served as Vice President of the City Council for almost a decade, from 2007-2016. Councilmember Reisinger has fought to improve the environment and reduce air pollution, which especially impacts the communities in his district. He was the primary sponsor of the City’s Clean Air Act, which seeks to reduce air pollution and improve people’s health.

Councilmember Reisinger is the longtime chair of the City Council’s Land Use Committee. It was under his key leadership that the TransForm Baltimore Zoning Code was passed. This massive update to the City’s Zoning Code took 5 years and over 45 hearings to complete. Councilmember Reisinger is a member of the 10th District United Democratic Club, Morrell Park & St. Paul Community Association, and the COP Program. The residents of S...

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