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File #: 20-0262R    Version: 0 Name: Recognizing the Service of Councilmember Leon F. Pinkett, III
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 12/7/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 12/7/2020
Enactment #:
Title: Recognizing the Service of Councilmember Leon F. Pinkett, III For the purpose of recognizing Councilmember Leon F. Pinkett, III for his service to Baltimore City.
Sponsors: Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Mary Pat Clarke, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, John T. Bullock, Kristerfer Burnett, Zeke Cohen, Eric T. Costello, Ryan Dorsey, Bill Henry, Danielle McCray, Sharon Green Middleton, Edward Reisinger, Shannon Sneed, Robert Stokes, Sr.
Indexes: Councilmember Leon F. Pinkett, Recognizing
Attachments: 1. 20-0262R~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 Leon F. Pinkett, III
For the purpose of recognizing Councilmember Leon F. Pinkett, III for his service to Baltimore City.
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Whereas, Councilmember Pinkett faithfully represented the 7th Council District from 2016-2020, during which he served as Vice-Chair of the Budget and Appropriations Committee and the Transportation Committee;

Whereas, Councilmember Pinkett sponsored the Prevailing Wages - Tax Increments Financing Projects legislation, which extended the existing prevailing wage requirements to projects receiving funding from tax increment financing; .

Whereas, Councilmember Pinkett pioneered the creation of the Pennsylvania Avenue Black Arts and Entertainment District, which stands to revitalize a once-vibrant strip of the City;

Whereas, Councilmember Pinkett always championed Black businesses and Black entrepreneurship - he recognized that for Baltimore to thrive, it must support the economy of the hardest hit neighborhoods in transformative ways; and

Whereas, The President and all members of the City Council will miss Councilmember Pinkett and thank him for his service.

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of Baltimore, That the City Council recognizes Councilmember Leon F. Pinkett, III for his service to Baltimore City.

And be it further resolved, That a copy of ...

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