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File #: 21-0107    Version: 0 Name: Study and Report - Operations of the Baltimore City Fire Department
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 7/19/2021 In control: Public Safety and Government Operations
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Study and Report - Operations of the Baltimore City Fire Department For the purpose of requiring that the Baltimore City Fire Department, in consultation with certain other agencies, submit a report to the Mayor and City Council evaluating departmental operations, fire suppression and Emergency Medical Services staffing, community risk reduction programs, and performance management programs; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: Kristerfer Burnett, Zeke Cohen, Ryan Dorsey, John T. Bullock, Phylicia Porter, James Torrence
Indexes: Fire Department, Reports, Study
Attachments: 1. 21-0107~ 1st Reader, 2. Hearing Agenda - 21-0107, 3. Labor Commission 21-0107, 4. Law 21-0107, 5. DHR 21-0107, 6. Finance-21-0107, 7. Fire 21-0107, 8. City Administrator 21-0107, 9. Hearing Minutes - 21-0107, 10. PSGO - Hearing Notes - 21-0107, 11. Hearing Packet - 21-0107 - S&R Operations of the BCFD, 12. PSGO - Hearing Notes - 21-0107 (2), 13. Fire Dept PSGO Responses September 2021, 14. Hearing Agenda - 21-0107 (2), 15. Hearing Minutes - 21-0107 (2), 16. Copy of Attachment 2 Copy of 09012019_to_09012020 Data from CAD Special Ops Take Home Vehicles, 17. Response Related to Take Home Vehicles, 18. Mop 105_10082021143310
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 Burnett, Cohen, Dorsey

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Study and Report - Operations of the Baltimore City Fire Department
For the purpose of requiring that the Baltimore City Fire Department, in consultation with certain other agencies, submit a report to the Mayor and City Council evaluating departmental operations, fire suppression and Emergency Medical Services staffing, community risk reduction programs, and performance management programs; 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 180 days from the enactment of this Ordinance, the Baltimore City Fire Department (“Department”), in consultation with the City Administrator or the City Administrator’s designee and the Bureau of the Budget and Management Research, shall submit a report to the Mayor and City Council setting forth a comprehensive evaluation of the Department’s operation practices as specified in subsection (b) of this section.

(b) The report shall include:

(1) an 8 year fiscal analysis of the current fire suppression work schedule, including:

(i) the strengths and opportunities that the schedule has presented for the Department;

(ii) any impact that the schedule has had on reducing overtime costs and departmental expenses; and

(iii) recommendations for other staffing models that could produce cost savi...

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