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File #: 21-0140    Version: 0 Name: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Fire Department - $12,684,471.33
Type: Ordinance Status: Before the Mayor
File created: 9/20/2021 In control: Mayor
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Fire Department - $12,684,471.33 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $12,684,471.33 to the Fire Department - Service 609 (Emergency Medical Services), to provide funding for emergency medical services, personal protective equipment, and building improvement expenses resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Fire Department, Supplementary
Attachments: 1. Page 65 Service #609, 2. 21-0140~1st Reader, 3. Fire 21-0140, 4. Law 21-0140, 5. Finance 21-0140, 6. Final Synopsis 21-0126 t 21-0153, 7. Hearing Notes 140, 8. 21-0140~3rd Reader

Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: The Council President
At the request of: The Administration (Department of Finance)

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Fire Department - $12,684,471.33
For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $12,684,471.33 to the Fire Department - Service 609 (Emergency Medical Services), to provide funding for emergency medical services, personal protective equipment, and building improvement expenses resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic; and providing for a special effective date.
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By authority of
Article VI - Board of Estimates
Section 8(b)(3) and (c)
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

Recitals

The revenue appropriated by this Ordinance represents funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES”) in excess of the revenue relied on by the Board of Estimates in determining the tax levy required to balance the budget for Fiscal Year 2021.

This additional revenue could not have been reasonably anticipated when the Ordinance of Estimates for Fiscal Year 2021 was formulated.

This appropriation is made necessary by a material change in circumstances since the Ordinance of Estimates for Fiscal Year 2021 was formulated or is for a new program that could not have been reasonably anticipated when that Ordinance of Estimates was formulated.

On September 15, 2021, the Board of Estimates recommended this appropriation to the City Council.








Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That $12,684,471.33 shall be made available to the Fire Department - Service 609 (Emergency Medical Services) as a Supplementary ...

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