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File #: 22-0198    Version: 0 Name: City Property - Naming the Baltimore City Health Department Building to the Dr. Maxie T. Collier Health Department Building
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 2/22/2022 In control: Baltimore City Council
On agenda: Final action: 7/29/2022
Enactment #: 22-155
Title: City Property - Naming the Baltimore City Health Department Building to the Dr. Maxie T. Collier Health Department Building For the purpose of naming the Baltimore City Health Department Building, located at 1001 East Fayette Street, to the Dr. Maxie T. Collier Health Department Building.
Sponsors: Robert Stokes, Sr., John T. Bullock
Indexes: City Property - Renaming
Attachments: 1. 22-0198~ 1st Reader, 2. BCHD 22-0198, 3. 22-0198 - Planning Commission, 4. Real Estate 22-0198, 5. Law 22-0198, 6. 22-0198 BDC, 7. Letter of Support for Renaming of Baltimore City Health Department_22 0198, 8. DOT 22-0198, 9. 22-0198 Agenda, 10. 22-0198 Bill Synopsis, 11. 22-0198 Hearing Notes, 12. 22-0198 Voting Form, 13. 22-0198 Minutes, 14. 22-0198~3rd Reader, 15. 22-0198 signed, 16. Completed Ordinance 22-0198
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
8/15/20220 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/25/20220 Economic and Community Development Recommended Favorably  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/25/20220 Baltimore City Council Advanced to 3rd Reader on same day  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/25/20220 Baltimore City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/12/20220 Economic and Community Development Recommended FavorablyPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/21/20220 Economic and Community Development Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/24/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/24/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Health  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/24/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/24/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Planning Commission  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/24/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Baltimore Development Corporation  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/24/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Real Estate  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/22/20220 Baltimore City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/22/20220 Baltimore City Council Introduced  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

Introduced by: Councilmember Stokes


A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
City Property - Naming the Baltimore City Health Department Building to the Dr. Maxie T. Collier Health Department Building
For the purpose of naming the Baltimore City Health Department Building, located at 1001 East Fayette Street, to the Dr. Maxie T. Collier Health Department Building.
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By authority of
Article 5 - Finance, Property, and Procurement
Section 20-2
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

Recitals

Dr. Maxie T. Collier is a Baltimore hero. The first black Commissioner of the Baltimore City Health Department, a staunch advocate of mental health services for black residents of Baltimore City, and an early champion of needle-exchange programs to prevent the spread of HIV, Dr. Collier deserves Baltimore’s deep love and respect.

“I will remember Maxie as a brilliant psychiatrist and a caring and compassionate public health official,” said former Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke, quoted in Dr. Collier’s obituary published by the Baltimore Sun on April 23, 1994, on the event of Dr. Collier’s untimely death at the age of 49.

In 1984, observing widespread misdiagnoses by practitioners and a lingering stigma towards mental health treatment in the black community that kept individuals with mental illness from seeking care Dr. Collier, together with Fikre Workneh, MSW and Senator Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, founded the Black Mental Health Alliance (“BMHA”). For over 30 years BH...

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