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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/23/2015 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 3-23-15 Journal 3-23-15  
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13-0272 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to a 23-Family Dwelling Unit in the R-7 R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 1209 North Rose StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to a 23-Family Dwelling Unit in the R-7 R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 1209 North Rose Street FOR the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 23-family dwelling unit in the R-7 R-8 Zoning District on the property known as 1209 North Rose Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain lot area size, yard, floor area ratio, and certain off-street parking requirements.   Action details Not available
14-0361 0 Late-Night Commercial Operations - Multiple BusinessesOrdinanceLate-Night Commercial Operations - Multiple Businesses FOR the purpose of repealing exceptions for certain multiple businesses from the application, notice, objections, and hearing processes otherwise required to obtain and renew late-night operations licenses; providing for the application of this Ordinance to multiple businesses previously licensed under these exceptions; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the licensing and regulation of late-night commercial operations.   Action details Not available
14-0448 0 Natural Resources - Soil Erosion and Sediment Control - Delegation of Hearing AuthorityOrdinanceNatural Resources - Soil Erosion and Sediment Control - Delegation of Hearing Authority FOR the purpose of revising the provisions governing delegations of hearing authority in administrative appeals of soil erosion and sediment control matters to conform to the counterpart delegations authorized in appeals of floodplain management matters and in appeals of stormwater management matters; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to administrative hearings relating to soil erosion and sediment control.   Action details Not available
14-0450 0 City Streets - Closing - A Portion of Creek AlleyOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - A Portion of Creek Alley FOR the purpose of condemning and closing a portion of Creek Alley, extending from West West Street Northeasterly 330 feet, more or less to West Cross Street, as shown on Plat 257-A-39A in the Office of the Department of General Services; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
14-0451 0 Sale of Property - Former Bed of Creek AlleyOrdinanceSale of Property - Former Bed of Creek Alley FOR the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to sell, at either public or private sale, all its interest in a certain parcel of land known as the former bed of Creek Alley, extending from West West Street Northeasterly 330 feet, more or less, to West Cross Street and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
14-0453 0 Baltimore City Landmark List - Olmsted ParkwaysOrdinanceBaltimore City Landmark List - Olmsted Parkways FOR the purpose of designating the Olmsted Parkways, which consist of the public right-of-way of the 2600-3200 blocks of the Alameda, the public right-of-way of the 0000-1800 blocks of 33rd Street, and the public right-of-way of the 1600-3900 blocks of the Gwynns Falls Parkway, as a historical landmark.   Action details Not available
14-0456 0 Rezoning - 2001, 2011, 2013, 2105, 2107, and 2201 West Cold Spring LaneOrdinanceRezoning - 2001, 2011, 2013, 2105, 2107, and 2201 West Cold Spring Lane FOR the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 2001, 2011, 2013, 2105, 2107, and 2201 West Cold Spring Lane (Block 3357E, Lots 001, 005A, 005B, 006, 007/009, 009A), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the M-1-1 Zoning District to the B-2-3 Zoning District.   Action details Not available
14-0466 0 Rezoning - 1209 North Rose StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 1209 North Rose Street FOR the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1209 North Rose Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-7 Zoning District to the R-8 Zoning District.   Action details Not available
15-0470 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to a 15-Family Dwelling Unit in the R-7 Zoning District - 3110 Crittenton PlaceOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to a 15-Family Dwelling Unit in the R-7 Zoning District - 3110 Crittenton Place FOR the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to a 15-family dwelling unit in the R-7 Zoning District on the property known as 3110 Crittenton Place, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.   Action details Not available
14-0397 0 Residential Permit Parking Program - Hampden North AreaOrdinanceResidential Permit Parking Program - Hampden North Area FOR the purpose of establishing a new, statutory Residential Permit Parking Area for the Hampden North Area and adopting a Parking Management Plan for that Area.Failed  Action details Not available
15-0497 0 Urban Renewal - Jonestown - Amendment _OrdinanceUrban Renewal - Jonestown - Amendment _ FOR the purpose of amending the Urban Renewal Plan for Jonestown to add a new disposition lot to the Renewal Plan, to revise Exhibit 1 to reflect a land use change in a portion of the new disposition lot, and to revise Exhibit 3 to reflect the addition of the new disposition lot; waiving certain content and procedural requirements; making the provisions of this Ordinance severable; providing for the application of this Ordinance in conjunction with certain other ordinances; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0498 0 Public Ethics Law - Prohibited Gifts - Duplicative ExemptionsOrdinancePublic Ethics Law - Prohibited Gifts - Duplicative Exemptions FOR the purpose of consolidating certain overlapping and redundant exemptions for gifts related to the payment of expenses for a speaking engagement or for participation on a panel; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to ethics in the public sector.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0499 0 Public Ethics Law - Prohibited Gifts - Closing GapsOrdinancePublic Ethics Law - Prohibited Gifts - Closing Gaps FOR the purpose of clarifying expressly that certain prohibitions encompass gifts from persons that a public servant knows or has reason to know seek to engage in an activity that is regulated by the public servant's agency or from persons that have recently been lobbyists with respect to matters within the jurisdiction of the public servant; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to ethics in the public sector.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0500 0 Public Ethics Law - Prohibited Interests - ClarificationsOrdinancePublic Ethics Law - Prohibited Interests - Clarifications FOR the purpose of clarifying expressly that certain prohibitions encompass employment by or financial interests in persons having or negotiating certain "blanket" and other contracts with the City or with any agency of the City; requiring certain disclosures; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to ethics in the public sector.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0501 0 Public Ethics Law - Financial Disclosure - Repeal of Pointless ExceptionOrdinancePublic Ethics Law - Financial Disclosure - Repeal of Pointless Exception FOR the purpose of repealing an inapposite and effectively meaningless exception from local disclosure requirements for persons who submit copies of State disclosure statements; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to ethics in the public sector.Assigned  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.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0503 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Second-hand Store - 2412 East Monument StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Second-hand Store - 2412 East Monument Street FOR the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a second-hand store on the property known as 2412 East Monument Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.Assigned  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.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0505 0 Rezoning - 5601 Eastern AvenueOrdinanceRezoning - 5601 Eastern Avenue FOR the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 5601 Eastern Avenue, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the M-3 Zoning District to the B-2-3 Zoning District.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0506 0 Planned Unit Development - Designation - 5601 Eastern AvenueOrdinancePlanned Unit Development - Designation - 5601 Eastern Avenue FOR the purpose of approving the application of TRP-MCB 5601 Eastern, LLC, owner of certain property located at 5601 Eastern Avenue, to have that property designated a Business Planned Unit Development; and approving the Development Plan submitted by the applicant.Assigned  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.Assigned  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.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0213R 0 Informational Hearing - Sugar Free KidsCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Sugar Free Kids FOR the purpose of inviting members of the Sugar Free Kids coalition to appear before the Council to discuss the effects that sugar has on our children, as well as ways that these effects can be reduced and mitigated to ensure a healthy future for all of Baltimore's children.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0214R 0 Council Oversight Hearing - CitiStat ChangesCity Council ResolutionCouncil Oversight Hearing - CitiStat Changes FOR the purpose of convening a City Council oversight hearing to assess the current status, proposed future direction, cost effectiveness, and appropriate mission of Baltimore City's CitiStat program.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0215R 0 Request for State Action - Reduce Nitrogen Oxide EmissionsCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Reduce Nitrogen Oxide Emissions FOR the purpose of supporting the enactment of the Healthy Air for All Act (H.B. 1042/S.B. 892), or similar regulations from the Department of the Environment, to protect the health and well-being of all Marylanders by reducing dangerous nitrogen oxide emissions from coal fired power plants.Adopted  Action details Not available
14-0169R 0 Giving Youth a Voice in Community DecisionsCity Council ResolutionGiving Youth a Voice in Community Decisions FOR the purpose of calling on all neighborhood community associations to make a greater effort to involve young people in their discussions by including at least one youth representative on their executive boards.Adopted  Action details Not available
15-0481 0 Transit and Traffic - Impeding Traffic by School GroundsOrdinanceTransit and Traffic - Impeding Traffic by School Grounds FOR the purpose of increasing the fine, without requiring a prior warning, for vehicles that park, stop, or stand in a manner that obstructs or impedes the free flow of traffic by school grounds during certain hours; clarifying, correcting, and conforming related language; and generally relating to the imposition of fines for obstructing or impeding the free flow of vehicular or pedestrian traffic.Advanced to 3rd Reader, for Final Passage  Action details Not available
15-0202R 0 Investigative Hearing - Municipal CompostingCity Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - Municipal Composting FOR the purpose of requesting the Director of Public Works, and the Chief, Bureau of Solid Waste to update the Council on the Department’s progress toward creating a comprehensive Municipal Composting Program, to provide a fiscal impact statement on creating the program, and estimate a time line for citywide implementation of municipal composting.Adopted  Action details Not available
14-0444 0 Zoning - Sign Regulations - "Sponsor-a-Road" SignsOrdinanceZoning - Sign Regulations - "Sponsor-a-Road" Signs FOR the purpose of exempting from the Zoning Code's sign regulations certain signs posted by or on behalf of the City to acknowledge business entities or other persons sponsoring a street-maintenance-services program.Advanced to 3rd Reader, for Final Passage  Action details Not available
12-0121 0 Food Service Facilities - Public Notice of Inspection GradesOrdinanceFood Service Facilities - Public Notice of Inspection Grades Compliance Inspection Ratings For the purpose of establishing a program for grading and posting the results of food-service-facility compliance inspections; excepting certain types of facilities from this program; providing for the issuance of grade cards, requiring compliance inspection ratings to be posted on a facility’s premises, visible to the general public; providing for the public posting of inspection grades compliance inspection ratings on the Health Department’s website; authorizing a deferral of the grade-card posting pending an appeal of inspection results these postings for newly licensed facilities; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the regulation of food service facilities.FailedFail Action details Not available
14-0393 0 Rezoning - 2700 Rayner AvenueOrdinanceRezoning - 2700 Rayner Avenue FOR the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 2700 Rayner Avenue, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-6 Zoning District to the O-R-2 Zoning District.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available