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File #: 21-0070R    Version: 0 Name: Informational Hearing - Soil Conservation in Baltimore City
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 10/4/2021 In control: Health, Environment, and Technology
On agenda: Final action: 11/15/2021
Enactment #:
Title: Informational Hearing - Soil Conservation in Baltimore City For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Planning, Department of Public Works, Department of Recreation and Parks, Office of Sustainability, Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Transportation, and the Environmental Control Board to address their current roles in soil conservation and urban agriculture and servicing Baltimore City's farmers.
Sponsors: Danielle N. McCray, John T. Bullock, Sharon Green Middleton, Zeke Cohen, Kristerfer Burnett, Odette Ramos, Phylicia Porter, Antonio Glover, Mark Conway
Indexes: Informational Hearing, Soil Conservation
Attachments: 1. 21-0070R~1st Reader, 2. ECB 21-0070R, 3. Law 21-0070R, 4. BCRP 21-0070R, 5. Sustainability 21-0070R, 6. DHCD 21-0070R, 7. 21-0070R - Planning, 8. DPW 21-0070R, 9. DOT 21-0070R, 10. Synopsis 21-0070R, 11. Hearing Agenda 21-0070R, 12. DPW Presentation 21-0070R, 13. Hearing Minutes 21-0070R, 14. Hearing Notes 21-0070R, 15. 21-0070R~2nd Reader
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
11/15/20210 Baltimore City Council Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/20210 Health, Environment, and Technology Recommended Favorably  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/10/20210 Health, Environment, and Technology Recommended FavorablyPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Office of Sustainability  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Environmental Control Board  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Recreation and Parks  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Public Works  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Planning  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/4/20210 Baltimore City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/4/20210 Baltimore City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/4/20210 Health, Environment, and Technology Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
* 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 McCray


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Informational Hearing - Soil Conservation in Baltimore City
For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Planning, Department of Public Works, Department of Recreation and Parks, Office of Sustainability, Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Transportation, and the Environmental Control Board to address their current roles in soil conservation and urban agriculture and servicing Baltimore City's farmers.
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Urban agriculture is growing exponentially across the country, especially within Baltimore City. It is a multifaceted approach to enhancing sustainability and benefitting our local environment. Urban agriculture ranges from home and community gardens to controlled environmental agriculture and aquaculture; from beekeeping to composting; from cultivating fresh produce to educating the community on farm-to-table and sustainability practices. It actively helps our communities fight against the looming impacts of climate change and food insecurity. It has also proven to be a perfect medium for bringing the members of our communities closer and empowering our constituents to be the changemakers of tomorrow, who will create a greener future. From educational workshops to community grants, many of our City agencies have programs and initiatives positioned to help our urban ...

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