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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/17/2015 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 8-17-15 Journal 8-17-15  
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15-0488 0 City Streets - Closing - A 10-Foot Alley Laid out in the Rear of 1701 North Charles Street and A 10-Foot Alley Laid out in the Rear of 22-24 and 30 East Lanvale StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - A 10-Foot Alley Laid out in the Rear of 1701 North Charles Street and A 10-Foot Alley Laid out in the Rear of 22-24 and 30 East Lanvale Street FOR the purpose of condemning and closing (1) a 10-foot alley laid out in the rear of the property known as 1701 North Charles Street and (2) a 10-foot alley laid out in the rear of the properties known as 22-24 and 30 East Lanvale Street, as shown on Plat 227-A-22A in the Office of the Department of General Services; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
15-0489 0 Sale of Property - Former Beds of a Ten-Foot Alley Laid out in the Rear of 1701 North Charles Street and a 10-Foot Alley Laid out in the Rear of 22-24 and 30 East Lanvale StreetOrdinanceSale of Property - Former Beds of a Ten-Foot Alley Laid out in the Rear of 1701 North Charles Street and a 10-Foot Alley Laid out in the Rear of 22-24 and 30 East Lanvale Street FOR the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to sell, at either public or private sale, all its interest in certain parcels of land known as the former beds of a 10-foot alley laid out in the rear of the property known as 1701 North Charles Street and a 10-foot alley laid out in the rear of the properties known as 22-24 and 30 East Lanvale Street and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
15-0490 0 City Streets - Opening - Air Rights over a Portion of Lovegrove StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Opening - Air Rights over a Portion of Lovegrove Street FOR the purpose of condemning and opening the Air Rights area over a portion of Lovegrove Street, extending northerly 100 feet from the north side of East Lanvale Street, as shown on Plat 227-A-23 in the Office of the Department of General Services; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
15-0491 0 City Streets - Closing - Air Rights over a Portion of Lovegrove StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - Air Rights over a Portion of Lovegrove Street FOR the purpose of condemning and closing the Air Rights area over a portion of Lovegrove Street, extending northerly 100 feet from the north side of East Lanvale Street, as shown on Plat 227-A-23A in the Office of the Department of General Services; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
15-0492 0 Sale of Property - Air Rights over a Portion of Lovegrove StreetOrdinanceSale of Property - Air Rights over a Portion of Lovegrove Street FOR the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to sell, at either public or private sale, all its interest in the Air Rights area over a portion of Lovegrove Street, extending northerly 100 feet from the north side of East Lanvale Street and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
15-0527 0 Food Service Facilities - Public Notice of Suspensions, Revocations, and NonrenewalsOrdinanceFood Service Facilities - Public Notice of Suspensions, Revocations, and Nonrenewals FOR the purpose of expanding the type and scope of public notices required of food service facilities that have had their licenses suspended, revoked, or denied renewal; clarifying, correcting, and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to the regulation of food service facilities.   Action details Not available
15-0528 0 Franchise - Extenet Systems, Inc.OrdinanceFranchise - Extenet Systems, Inc. FOR the purpose of granting a franchise to Extenet Systems, Inc., to construct, install, maintain, repair, operate, relocate, replace and remove certain facilities relating to the provision of a distributed Antenna Systems services in and across certain streets and public ways, subject to certain terms and conditions; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
15-0537 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Police Department - $16,000,000OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Police Department - $16,000,000 FOR the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $16,000,000 to the Police Department - Service 622 (Police Patrol), to provide funding for additional operating expenses due to the new contract with the Fraternal Order of Police and to overtime expenditures that include targeted crime reduction initiatives; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
15-0538 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Department of Transportation - $6,500,000OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Department of Transportation - $6,500,000 FOR the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $6,500,000 to the Department of Transportation - Service 688 (Snow and Ice Control), to provide funding for additional operating expenses incurred for the response to winter weather events; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
15-0539 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Miscellaneous General Expenses - $20,000,000OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Miscellaneous General Expenses - $20,000,000 FOR the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $20,000,000 to the Miscellaneous General Expenses - Service 122 (Miscellaneous General), to provide funding for the response to the events of the recent civil unrest, which included heightened police presence, fire suppression, waste removal and clean up, sheltering, extended hours of operation at City facilities, and mutual aid from other government agencies; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
EA15-0293 0 Julian Todd Andrews LeeExecutive NominationJulian Todd Andrews Lee Member - Ethics Board - 11th DistrictAssigned  Action details Not available
15-0558 0 Animal Fighting ParaphernaliaOrdinanceAnimal Fighting Paraphernalia FOR the purpose of prohibiting the possession, sale, transfer, or manufacture of animal fighting paraphernalia with the intent to engage in or otherwise promote or facilitate an animal fight; defining certain terms; listing relevant factors in determining whether an object is an item of animal fighting paraphernalia; imposing certain penalties; and generally relating to the objects used or intended or designed for use in the training, preparation, conditioning, or breeding for, in conducting, or otherwise in furtherance of animal fights.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0559 0 Rezoning - 139 West Ostend StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 139 West Ostend Street FOR the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 139 West Ostend Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the M-3 Zoning District to the B-2-4 Zoning District.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0560 0 Rezoning - 2030 Aliceanna StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 2030 Aliceanna Street FOR the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 2030 Aliceanna Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the R-10 Zoning District.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0246R 0 Informational Hearing - Funding Recreation Centers by Selling the City-Owned Hilton HotelCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Funding Recreation Centers by Selling the City-Owned Hilton Hotel FOR the purpose of calling on representatives from the Baltimore Hotel Corporation, the Department of Recreation and Parks, and the Department of Finance to appear before the Council to discuss the possibility of funding recreation center upgrades through a sale of the City-owned Hilton Hotel.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0247R 0 Investigative Hearing - Mental Health ContractsCity Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - Mental Health Contracts FOR the purpose of calling on the Department of Finance and the Baltimore City Police Department to appear before the City Council to discuss the City's contracts for mental health screenings and psychological services, the past and future costs of these screenings and services, and the oversight and management of these screenings and services.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0248R 0 Supporting 'Say Yes to Education' in BaltimoreCity Council ResolutionSupporting 'Say Yes to Education' in Baltimore FOR the purpose of supporting Baltimore's proposal to the Say Yes to Education Foundation.Adopted  Action details Not available
15-0249R 0 Informational Hearing - Providing Cultural Competence Training to Homeless Services Providers to Assist Them in Serving Homeless LGBTQ YouthsCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Providing Cultural Competence Training to Homeless Services Providers to Assist Them in Serving Homeless LGBTQ Youths FOR the purpose of inviting homeless services providers and advocates for LGBTQ youths to appear before the City Council to discuss how cultural competence training on the needs of these youths can be broadly provided to service agencies to assist them in helping Baltimore's vulnerable population of homeless LGBTQ young people.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0250R 0 Baltimore City Police Academy at Coppin State UniversityCity Council ResolutionBaltimore City Police Academy at Coppin State University FOR the purpose of requesting that the Baltimore City Police Department do a thorough evaluation of the cost and resource benefits of conducting all or parts of Police Academy training and Police Officer enhanced training at Coppin State University's Bishop L. Robinson Sr. Justice Institute to take advantage of Coppin State University's expertise and state of the art facilities, and calling on representatives from the Police Department and Coppin State University to appear before the Council to discuss a mutually beneficial partnership for police training.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0251R 0 Request for State Action - Tax Credits for Vacant Lot MaintenanceCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Tax Credits for Vacant Lot Maintenance FOR the purpose of calling on the General Assembly to enact, and the Governor to sign, legislation authorizing the City of Baltimore to issue tax credits to homeowners for providing a valuable public service by maintaining vacant lots adjacent to their homes.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0252R 0 Request for State Action - Baltimore City Police CommissionCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Baltimore City Police Commission FOR the purpose of calling on the General Assembly to enact, and the Governor to sign, legislation authorizing Baltimore City to establish a Police Commission composed of City residents appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council to oversee the Baltimore City Police Department.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0253R 0 Request for State Action - Strengthening the Civilian Review BoardCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Strengthening the Civilian Review Board FOR the purpose of calling on the Baltimore City Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly to introduce, and secure enactment of, legislation authorizing the Mayor and City Council to strengthen the Baltimore City Police Department's Civilian Review Board.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0254R 0 Implementing Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion in BaltimoreCity Council ResolutionImplementing Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion in Baltimore FOR the purpose of expressing support for an expansion of the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program nationwide and requesting that law enforcement and other stakeholders appear before the City Council to discuss how the LEAD program could be implemented in Baltimore, what partnerships and structures need to be put in place to allow LEAD to succeed, and how to provide it with the necessary human and financial resources.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0255R 0 Request for State Action - Special Sales Tax on Handguns and Handgun Ammunition to Fund Police Body CamerasCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Special Sales Tax on Handguns and Handgun Ammunition to Fund Police Body Cameras FOR the purpose of calling on the General Assembly to enact, and the Governor to sign, legislation establishing a 10% special sales tax on handguns and handgun ammunition to generate an ongoing revenue stream that could be used to provide matching grants to local jurisdictions to obtain and maintain body cameras for their officers.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0256R 0 Request for Federal Action - Fully Fund the Corporation for National and Community ServiceCity Council ResolutionRequest for Federal Action - Fully Fund the Corporation for National and Community Service FOR the purpose of strongly urging the members of Maryland's Congressional delegation to vote to support funding the Corporation for National and Community Service at current levels, to sustain its valuable investment in our citizens and our community.Adopted  Action details Not available
15-0257R 0 Establishing an Open Space and Parks Task ForceCity Council ResolutionEstablishing an Open Space and Parks Task Force FOR the purpose of calling for the establishment of an Open Space and Parks Task Force to produce an Open Space and Parks Plan to guide Baltimore City's development and maintenance of these key resources for the 21st Century.Adopted  Action details Not available
15-0258R 0 Moving Dirt Bike Use Out of Neighborhoods and Into Dirt Bike ParksCity Council ResolutionMoving Dirt Bike Use Out of Neighborhoods and Into Dirt Bike Parks FOR the purpose of calling on representatives from the Police Department, the Department of Recreation and Parks, the Department of Finance, the Law Department, the dirt bike riding community, and neighborhoods impacted by dirt bike riding to join with the City Council in a series of work sessions to create a viable plan for addressing the inappropriate operation of dirt bikes in Baltimore's neighborhoods by creating a world class dirt bike park in Baltimore City.Assigned  Action details Not available
14-0418 0 Alley-Gating and -Greening ProgramOrdinanceAlley-Gating and -Greening Program FOR the purpose of clarifying and simplifying the law governing and procedures for alley-gating and greening projects; lowering the percentage of abutting property owners required to initiate a petition to gate an alley; simplifying the process for obtaining review of petitions by the Police and Fire Departments; clarifying the different requirements for gating, but not greening, an alley, gating and greening an alley, and greening an alley for which gating has already been approved; consolidating and conforming repetitive requirements that are common to all processes; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to the gating, greening, and leasing of alleys under the authority of City Charter Article II, ยง 35(e) and (f). BY repealing and reordaining Article 26 - Surveys, Streets, and Highways Subtitle 8A - Gating and Greening Alleys Baltimore City Code (Edition 2000)Advanced to 3rd Reader, for Final Passage  Action details Not available
15-0529 0 Historical and Architectural Preservation - 50th Anniversary ReauthorizationOrdinanceHistorical and Architectural Preservation - 50th Anniversary Reauthorization FOR the purpose of reconstituting and reauthorizing the Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation; restating and clarifying the Commission's powers, duties, and functions; substituting a new, short-lived "Potential-Landmark List" for the current "Special List"; modifying the processes for designating Historical and Architectural Preservation Districts, Landmarks, and Potential Landmarks; modifying the procedures for protecting the exteriors, interiors, and appurtenant property of structures located within an Historical District or included on the Landmark List or Potential-Landmark List; modifying the provisions that require review of proposed alterations to "municipal structures"; providing for the establishment and maintenance of an Inventory of Historical Places, to serve primarily as a non-regulatory research and documentation instrument; modifying the procedures for reviewing and criteria for approving proposed alterations to protected structures; authorizing the Commission to delegate tAdvanced to 3rd Reader, for Final Passage  Action details Not available
15-0241R 0 Request for State Action - Ban Hydraulic Fracturing in MarylandCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Ban Hydraulic Fracturing in Maryland FOR the purpose of supporting the passage of a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing in Maryland.Re-referred to Committee  Action details Not available
15-0530 0 Rezoning - Certain Properties in the Sharp-Leadenhall CommunityOrdinanceRezoning - Certain Properties in the Sharp-Leadenhall Community FOR the purpose of changing the zoning for certain properties in the Sharp-Leadenhall Community: as outlined in blue on the accompanying plat, from the M-2-2 Zoning District to the B-2-4 Zoning District; and as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the B-2-4 Zoning District.Advanced to 3rd Reader, to be held one meeting  Action details Not available
15-0502 0 Sale of Property - NS Worcester Street 417-10 NW Ridgely Street (Block 833, Lot 001A)OrdinanceSale of Property - NS Worcester Street 417-10 NW Ridgely Street (Block 833, Lot 001A) FOR the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to sell, at either public or private sale, all its interest in certain property known as NS Worcester Street 417-10 NW Ridgely Street (Block 833, Lot 001A) and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Advanced to 3rd Reader, for Final Passage  Action details Not available
15-0504 0 Collection of Taxes, Fees, etc. - Warning of Lien and Potential ForeclosureOrdinanceCollection of Taxes, Fees, etc. - Warning of Lien and Potential Foreclosure FOR the purpose of requiring certain City bills, invoices, and other statements to contain a warning of the potential consequences of a failure to pay.Advanced to 3rd Reader, for Final Passage  Action details Not available
15-0544 0 Sale of Property - 3306 North Hilton Street, Unit 203OrdinanceSale of Property - 3306 North Hilton Street, Unit 203 FOR the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to sell, at either public or private sale, all its interest in certain property known as 3306 North Hilton Street, Unit 203 (Block 2913, Lot 028) and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Advanced to 3rd Reader, for Final Passage  Action details Not available
14-0463 0 Rezoning - A Portion of 3901 Buena Vista AvenueOrdinanceRezoning - A Portion of 3901 Buena Vista Avenue FOR the purpose of changing the zoning for a portion of the property known as 3901 Buena Vista Avenue, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the M-1-1 Zoning District to the R-7 Zoning District.Advanced to 3rd Reader, for Final Passage  Action details Not available
15-0507 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to a 2-Family Dwelling Unit in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 1912 West Baltimore StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to a 2-Family Dwelling Unit in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 1912 West Baltimore Street FOR the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to a 2-family dwelling unit in the R-8 Zoning District on the property known as 1912 West Baltimore Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain lot area size and certain off-street parking requirements.Advanced to 3rd Reader, for Final Passage  Action details Not available
15-0508 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to a 2-Family Dwelling Unit in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 1806 West Baltimore StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to a 2-Family Dwelling Unit in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 1806 West Baltimore Street FOR the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to a 2-family dwelling unit in the R-8 Zoning District on the property known as 1806 West Baltimore Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting a variance from certain off-street parking requirements.Advanced to 3rd Reader, for Final Passage  Action details Not available
14-0447 0 Baltimore City Landmark List: Public Interiors - City Hall RotundaOrdinanceBaltimore City Landmark List: Public Interiors - City Hall Rotunda FOR the purpose of designating the City Hall Rotunda, 100 North Holliday Street, as a historical landmark: public interior.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available