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File #: 22-0096R    Version: 0 Name: Approving the Submission of an Application to the State of Maryland for the Redesignation of Baltimore City’s Modified Consolidated Enterprise Zone and its Focus Areas
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 3/7/2022 In control: Economic and Community Development
On agenda: Final action: 4/4/2022
Enactment #:
Title: Approving the Submission of an Application to the State of Maryland for the Redesignation of Baltimore City’s Modified Consolidated Enterprise Zone and its Focus Areas For the purpose of approving the submission of an application to the State of Maryland to redesignate Baltimore City’s modified Consolidated Enterprise Zone and its Focus Areas.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Application, Enterprise Zone, Redesignation/Renewal
Attachments: 1. 22-0096R~1st Reader, 2. BDC 22-0096R, 3. Finance 22-0096R, 4. Law 22-0096R, 5. 22-0096R Agenda, 6. 22-0096R Bill Synopsis, 7. 22-0096R- Voting Form, 8. 22-0096R Minutes, 9. 22-0096R~2nd Reader, 10. 22-0096R Hearing Notes
* 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: The Council President
At the request of: The Administration (Baltimore Development Corporation)


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Approving the Submission of an Application to the State of Maryland for the Redesignation of Baltimore City’s Modified Consolidated Enterprise Zone and its Focus Areas
For the purpose of approving the submission of an application to the State of Maryland to redesignate Baltimore City’s modified Consolidated Enterprise Zone and its Focus Areas.
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Recitals

Whereas, The General Assembly of the State of Maryland established an Enterprise Zone Program to focus State and local resources on the encouragement of economic growth in economically distressed areas and employment opportunities for the unemployed.

Whereas, the current Consolidate Enterprise Zone and Focus Areas expire in June 2022 and it is now time for the redesignation of Baltimore City’s Consolidated Enterprise Zone and Focus Areas.

Whereas, the City of Baltimore and representatives of the Baltimore Development Corporation (“BDC”) have been working towards this end.

Whereas, the City of Baltimore, through the BDC used data from the 2019 American Community Survey from the U.S. Census Bureau to determine the census tracts that met the eligibility criteria for the Enterprise Zone and Focus Areas.

Whereas, certain census tracts that had previously been included in Baltimore City’s Consolidated Enterprise Z...

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