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File #: 21-0018    Version: 0 Name: Study and Report - Towing Dispatch Systems
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 1/11/2021 In control: Baltimore City Council
On agenda: Final action: 3/1/2021
Enactment #: 21-003
Title: Study and Report - Towing Dispatch Systems For the purpose of requiring that Baltimore City Information and Technology, in consultation with certain other agencies, submit a report to the Mayor and City Council evaluating methods and systems of dispatching towing vehicles within Baltimore City; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: Ryan Dorsey, Kristerfer Burnett, Zeke Cohen, John T. Bullock, Antonio Glover, James Torrence
Indexes: Reports, Study, Towing
Attachments: 1. 21-0018~1st Reader, 2. Fire 21-0018, 3. BPD 21-0018, 4. Finance 21-0018, 5. BCIT 21-0018, 6. DPW 21-0018, 7. Hearing Agenda - 21-0018, 8. Council Bill 21-0018 Study and Report - Towing Dispatch Systems, 9. DOT 21-0018, 10. DGS 21-0018, 11. Meeting Minutes - 21-0018, 12. PSGO - Hearing Notes - 21-0018, 13. 2nd Reader Committee Amendments 21-0018, 14. 21-0018~3rd Reader, 15. Signed Ordinance 21-0018
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
3/8/20210 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/22/20210 Baltimore City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/8/20210 Public Safety and Government Operations Recommended Favorably with Amendment  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/8/20210 Baltimore City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/27/20210 Public Safety and Government Operations Recommended Favorably with AmendmentPass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/25/20210 Public Safety and Government Operations Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Police Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Fire Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Public Works  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Mayor's Office of Information Technology  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Office of the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of General Services  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/11/20210 Baltimore City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/11/20210 Baltimore City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
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

Introduced by: Councilmembers Dorsey, Burnett, Cohen

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Study and Report - Towing Dispatch Systems
For the purpose of requiring that Baltimore City Information and Technology, in consultation with certain other agencies, submit a report to the Mayor and City Council evaluating methods and systems of dispatching towing vehicles within Baltimore City; and providing for a special effective date.
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Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That:

(a) No later than 60 days from the enactment of this Ordinance, Baltimore City Information and Technology, in consultation with the Baltimore Police Department, the Baltimore City Fire Department, Department of Transportation, and the Department of Public Works, shall submit a report to the Mayor and City Council setting forth a comprehensive evaluation of cost, feasability, and the respective strengths and weaknesses of at least 3 different methods of dispatching towing vehicles.

(b) At least 1 of the dispatch methods evaluated in the report required by this Section shall include direct integration with the existing computer-aided dispatch system and utilized in the same manner as the Baltimore City Fire Department and the Department of Public Works currently use that same dispatch system. The other methods evaluated may rely primarily on third-party software.

(c) Any evaluation of the cost of a respective ...

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