Baltimore City Council
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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/22/2012 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 10-22-12 Journal 10-22-12  
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12-0097 0 Rezoning - Properties in the Coldstream Homestead Montebello Urban Renewal AreaOrdinanceRezoning - Properties in the Coldstream Homestead Montebello Urban Renewal Area FOR the purpose of changing the zoning for certain properties in the Coldstream Homestead Montebello Urban Renewal Area: as outlined in red on the accompanying plats, from the B-1-2 Zoning District to the R-6 Zoning District; as outlined in pink on the accompanying plats, from the B-2-2 Zoning District to the R-6 Zoning District; as outlined in lavender on the accompanying plats, from the R-7 Zoning District to the R-6 Zoning District; as outlined in turquoise on the accompanying plats, from the R-7-P Zoning District to the R-6 Zoning District; and as outlined in blue on the accompanying plats, from the R-8 Zoning District to the R-6 Zoning District.   Action details Not available
EA12-0097 0 F.T.BurdenExecutive NominationF.T.Burden Member - Inclusionary Housing Board - 14th DistrictAssigned  Action details Not available
EA12-0098 0 Maureen DalyExecutive NominationMaureen Daly Member - Inclusionary Housing Board - 14th DistrictAssigned  Action details Not available
EA12-0099 0 Ruth LouieExecutive NominationRuth Louie Member - Inclusionary Housing Board - 14th DistrictAssigned  Action details Not available
EA12-0100 0 Glenard MiddletonExecutive NominationGlenard Middleton Member - Inclusionary Housing Board - 6th DistrictAssigned  Action details Not available
EA12-0101 0 Magda C. Westerhout MobleyExecutive NominationMagda C. Westerhout Mobley Member - Inclusionary Housing Board - 6th DistrictAssigned  Action details Not available
EA12-0102 0 Addison PalmerExecutive NominationAddison Palmer Member - Inclusionary Housing Board - 6th DistrictAssigned  Action details Not available
EA12-0103 0 Donnell ScottExecutive NominationDonnell Scott Member - Inclusionary Housing Board - 7th DistrictAssigned  Action details Not available
EA12-0104 0 Mark SissmanExecutive NominationMark Sissman Member - Inclusionary Housing Board - 14th DistrictAssigned  Action details Not available
EA12-0105 0 Frank E. DittenhaferExecutive NominationFrank E. Dittenhafer Member - Public Art CommissionAssigned  Action details Not available
EA12-0106 0 Jeremy RountreeExecutive NominationJeremy Rountree Member - Public Art Commission - 7th DistrictAssigned  Action details Not available
12-0152 0 TransForm Baltimore - ZoningOrdinanceTransForm Baltimore - Zoning FOR the purpose of establishing a new Zoning Code for Baltimore City; modifying the laws governing the agencies and officials who administer the City's zoning processes, including the Zoning Administrator, the Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals, the Planning Commission, the Planning Director, and the Commissioner of Housing and Community Development; providing for the respective powers and duties of these agencies and officials; establishing new zoning districts for the City, including Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Open Space, Environmental, Special Purpose, and Overlay Districts; adopting maps and profiles for the various districts; establishing the requirements and procedures for obtaining zoning amendments, use permits, and other approvals; establishing use regulations for various districts, including permitted uses, conditional uses, and prohibited uses; establishing bulk and yard regulations for various districts, including height, lot coverage, lot areas, floor area ratio, and yard size standards; establishing design standards for developAssigned  Action details Not available
12-0153 0 Soil Erosion and Sediment ControlOrdinanceSoil Erosion and Sediment Control FOR the purpose of establishing minimum requirements and procedures to control the adverse impacts associated with land disturbances; minimizing soil erosion and preventing off-site sedimentation by using soil erosion and sediment control practices; reducing the negative impacts of land development on water resources, maintaining the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of streams, and minimizing damage to public and private property; correcting. clarifying, and conforming related provisions; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to soil erosion and sediment control.Assigned  Action details Not available
12-0154 0 Code Enforcement OfficersOrdinanceCode Enforcement Officers FOR the purpose of redefining the persons authorized to issue environmental citations; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to the designation of environmental control officers.Assigned  Action details Not available
12-0071R 0 National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week - November 10th to 18thCity Council ResolutionNational Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week - November 10th to 18th FOR the purpose of proclaiming November 10-18, 2012 as National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week and encouraging all citizens to recognize that many people do not have housing and need support from citizens, and private or public nonprofit service entities.Assigned  Action details Not available
12-0072R 0 Informational Hearing - Baltimore City Public Charter SchoolsCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Baltimore City Public Charter Schools FOR the purpose of calling on representatives of the Baltimore City Public School System, public charter school operators, and other stakeholders to report to the City Council on the current status of the City’s public charter schools, and to discuss their accomplishments and their challenges, particularly in regards to the per-pupil funding formula and addressing the on-going capital needs of those public charter schools housed in privately-owned buildings.Assigned  Action details Not available
12-0073R 0 Request for State Action - Calling for a Moratorium on the Construction of New Juvenile Detention FacilitiesCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Calling for a Moratorium on the Construction of New Juvenile Detention Facilities FOR the purpose of requesting that State leaders take every effort to prohibit the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services from planning or constructing a certain detention facility in Baltimore City; that they prohibit the planning or construction of any detention facility for juveniles in Baltimore City until a task force has conducted a study on implementing certain recommendations; calling upon the General Assembly to redirect all State funding that would have been used to construct or operate a certain facility to recreational and educational programs which have been shown to actually reduce juvenile involvement with crime; and generally relating to detention facilities in Baltimore City.Assigned  Action details Not available
EA12-0089 0 Anthony W. BattsExecutive NominationAnthony W. Batts Police Commissioner of Baltimore CityConfirmed  Action details Not available
12-0008 0 Zoning - Advertising Signs on Bike-Sharing StationsOrdinanceZoning - Advertising Signs on Bike-Sharing Stations FOR the purpose of allowing advertising signs on bike-sharing stations; defining and redefining certain terms; allowing bike-sharing stations in required yards; and generally relating to bike-sharing stations.Advanced to 3rd Rdr., Adopted Comm. Report  Action details Not available
12-0103 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Parking, Open Off-Street Area - 3718-3720 Gwynn Oak AvenueOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Parking, Open Off-Street Area - 3718-3720 Gwynn Oak Avenue FOR the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a parking, open off-street area on the property known as 3718-3720 Gwynn Oak Avenue, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.Advanced to 3rd Rdr., Adopted Comm. Report  Action details Not available
12-0085 0 North Locust Point Development District - Amending Ordinance 03-642, as Amended by Ordinance 11-553OrdinanceNorth Locust Point Development District - Amending Ordinance 03-642, as Amended by Ordinance 11-553 FOR the purpose of adding and modifying certain definitions; enlarging the boundaries of the development district; adding new 2012 Exhibit A and revising Exhibit 1 to include additional properties; providing for a special effective date; and making the provisions of this Ordinance severable.Advanced to 3rd Rdr., Adopted Comm. Report  Action details Not available
12-0087 0 Tide Point Special Obligation BondsOrdinanceTide Point Special Obligation Bonds FOR the purpose of providing for the issuance of special obligation bonds or notes in an amount not exceeding $35,000,000 for the purpose of financing public and other infrastructure improvements; providing for the method and sources of payment for these special obligation bonds or notes; authorizing the Board of Finance to specify, prescribe, determine, provide for and approve the details, forms, documents or procedures in connection with the special obligation bonds or notes and any other matters necessary or desirable in connection with the authorization, issuance, sale and payment of these special obligation bonds or notes; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the issuance and payment of special obligation bonds or notes.Advanced to 3rd Rdr., Adopted Comm. Report  Action details Not available
12-0063 0 Mayor’s Anti-Animal Abuse Advisory Commission - ModificationsOrdinanceMayor's Anti-Animal Abuse Advisory Commission - Modifications FOR the purpose of reconstituting the membership of the Commission; requiring that the reimbursement of expenses to members be timely; and authorizing the removal of members under certain circumstances.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
12-0064 0 Burglar Alarms - No Fees For User RegistrationsOrdinanceBurglar Alarms - No Fees For User Registrations FOR the purpose of specifying that a burglar alarm user may not be charged a fee for registering an alarm with the Police Commissioner, lowering the fines for burglar alarm violations, and generally relating to the registration and regulation of burglar alarms.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
12-0109 0 Franchise - Private Pedestrian Bridgeways Above and Across and Private Tunnels Under and Across a Portion of Marion Street Right-of-wayOrdinanceFranchise - Private Pedestrian Bridgeways Above and Across and Private Tunnels Under and Across a Portion of Marion Street Right-of-way FOR the purpose of granting a franchise to CB Fayette Street Baltimore, LLC, to use and maintain two existing private pedestrian bridgeways above and across and two existing private tunnels under and across a portion of Marion Street right-of-way, subject to certain terms, conditions, and reservations; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
12-0115 0 Fire Suppression and Prevention - ClosingsOrdinanceFire Suppression and Prevention - Closings FOR the purpose of requiring a public hearing to be held and certain other actions to be taken before consolidating, relocating, or closing any fire suppression company or unit, emergency medical care company or unit, or truck company or unit; clarifying, conforming, and correcting certain language; conforming certain statutory provisions to subsequent Charter amendments; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the adoption and implementation of the City Comprehensive Fire Protection Plan and to the procedures for the consolidation, relocation, or closing of fire companies and units.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
12-0117 0 Gas- or Air-Pellet Guns - RedefiningOrdinanceGas- or Air-Pellet Guns - Redefining FOR the purpose of redefining "gas - or air - pellet gun", as used in certain prohibitions against transferring these devices to minors or possessing, discharging, or using these devices in the City.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
12-0119 0 Waste Control - Disposal of Garbage and Other Waste in Litter ReceptaclesOrdinanceWaste Control - Disposal of Garbage and Other Waste in Litter Receptacles FOR the purpose of prohibiting the disposal of garbage, waste, and other matter, other than litter, into public trash receptacles located on or along any sidewalk, street, open space, wharf, or other public place; imposing certain penalties; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to the duping or disposal of garbage, waste, or other matter on public property.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
12-0120 0 Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation - Review of Plans for City-Owned PropertyOrdinanceCommission for Historical and Architectural Preservation - Review of Plans for City-Owned Property FOR the purpose of extending the period for the Commission's review and report on the proposed reconstruction, alteration, or demolition of City-owned property; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to historical and architectural preservation.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
12-0065 0 Tax Lien Certificates - Verifications Required Before Issuance For Water BillsOrdinanceTax Lien Certificates - Verifications Required Before Issuance For Water Bills FOR the purpose of requiring that, before the Chief Clerk issues a tax lien certificate including water or sewer charges, the Chief Clerk must obtain a certification that the charges are based on certain verified information; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to tax lien certificates.Withdrawn  Action details Not available