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File #: 21-0053R    Version: 0 Name: Informational Hearing - School Lunches
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 8/16/2021 In control: Education Workforce and Youth
On agenda: Final action: 11/1/2021
Enactment #:
Title: Informational Hearing - School Lunches For the purpose of inviting Baltimore City Public School System students, the Chief Executive Office of the Baltimore City Public School System, and any relevant Baltimore City Public School System staff to discuss with the Council their ideas and concerns about public school lunches.
Sponsors: Odette Ramos, Danielle N. McCray, Sharon Green Middleton, Phylicia Porter, Zeke Cohen, Antonio Glover, Robert Stokes, Sr.
Indexes: Informational Hearing, Lunches, School
Attachments: 1. 21-0053R~1st Reader, 2. Law 21-0053R, 3. Written testimony #1 Councilwoman Ramos 21-0053R, 4. PowerPoint Presentation - School Lunches 10.21.21 21-0053R, 5. Final Synopsis 21-0053R, 6. Final Hearing Notes 21-0053R 10 21 21, 7. 21-0053R~2nd Reader, 8. 21-0053R Testimony Molly Carr, 9. 21-0053R Testimony Micha-El Carthen, 10. 21-0053R Testimony Wegan Saleh, 11. 21-0053R Testimony AudreyA., 12. 21-0053R Testimony Mahendra Shahi
* 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 Ramos

A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Informational Hearing - School Lunches
For the purpose of inviting Baltimore City Public School System students, the Chief Executive Office of the Baltimore City Public School System, and any relevant Baltimore City Public School System staff to discuss with the Council their ideas and concerns about public school lunches.
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Recitals

Whereas, Baltimore City Public School students receive free lunch each day during the school year;

Whereas, while many students bring their own lunch, the majority of our students take advantage of the free lunch program;

Whereas, students and parents are interested in how lunch times will change in the time of COVID;

Whereas, a number of students have complained that (1) there is not enough food variety in school lunches, and (2) they have no choice in which foods make up their school lunches; and

Whereas, students have valuable ideas about how to address these issues, including creating opportunities for student preferences in the school lunch program.

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of Baltimore, That the Council invites Baltimore City Public School System students, the Chief Executive Office of the Baltimore City Public School System, and any relevant Baltimore City Public School System staff to discuss with the Council their ideas and concerns about public school lunches.

And be it further resolved, That a copy of this Resolution be sen...

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