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File #: 21-0027R    Version: 0 Name: Informational Hearing - Illegal Dumping
Type: City Council Resolution Status: In Committee
File created: 3/8/2021 In control: Health, Environment, and Technology
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Informational Hearing - Illegal Dumping For the purpose of inviting the Acting Director of the Department of Public Works and the Acting Commissioner of the Department of Housing and Community Development, as well as representatives from the Law Department, the Health Department, and the Baltimore Police Department to explain how their agencies assist in solving the problem of illegal dumping in the City.
Sponsors: James Torrence, Sharon Green Middleton, Kristerfer Burnett, John T. Bullock, Danielle N. McCray, Odette Ramos, Robert Stokes, Sr., Phylicia Porter, Zeke Cohen
Indexes: Dumping, Illegal, Informational Hearing
Attachments: 1. 21-0027R~1st Reader, 2. LAW 21-0027R, 3. OPI 21-0027R, 4. DHCD 21-0027R, 5. BHCD 21-0027R, 6. BPD 21-0027R, 7. DPW 21-0027R, 8. Synopsis 21-0027R, 9. Hearing Agenda 21-0027R, 10. Hearing Minutes 21-0027R, 11. DPW Presentation 21-0027R, 12. DHCD Presentation 21-0027R, 13. Hearing Notes 21-0027R
* 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 R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: Councilmember Torrence


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Informational Hearing - Illegal Dumping
For the purpose of inviting the Acting Director of the Department of Public Works and the Acting Commissioner of the Department of Housing and Community Development, as well as representatives from the Law Department, the Health Department, and the Baltimore Police Department to explain how their agencies assist in solving the problem of illegal dumping in the City.
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Whereas, The City Council would like to better understand what limitations and challenges hamper the Department of Public Works’ (“DPW”) and the Department of Housing and Community Development’s (“DHCD”) response to illegal dumping;

Whereas, The City Council would like to know what additional functions and particular staff DPW and DHCD need to increase their efficiency in responding to illegal dumping;

Whereas, The City Council would like to better understand the role technology currently plays in responding to illegal dumping and what opportunities there are to pursue newer, more capable technology;

Whereas, The City Council would like to understand how DPW and DHCD use data analysis to find areas that are the frequent targets of illegal dumping;

Whereas, The City Council would like to better understand the importance of a renewed educational campaign and communication strategy regarding littering and illegal dumpi...

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