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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/10/2015 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 12-10-15 Journal 12-10-15  
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EA15-0304 0 John D. Barber, Jr.Executive NominationJohn D. Barber, Jr. Member - Wage CommissionAssigned  Action details Not available
EA15-0305 0 Kevin LoebExecutive NominationKevin Loeb Member - Community Relations Commission - 5th DistrictAssigned  Action details Not available
EA15-0306 0 Adote' Richard Ghandi AkweiExecutive NominationAdote' Richard Ghandi Akwei Member - Community Relations Commission - 2nd DistrictAssigned  Action details Not available
15-0603 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Mayor's Office of Human Services - $100,000OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Mayor's Office of Human Services - $100,000 FOR the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $100,000 to the Mayor's Office of Human Services - Service 356 (Administration), to provide funding to support the Journey Home Director position, which was previously privately funded; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0604 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Mayor's Office of Human Services - $1,165,000OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Mayor's Office of Human Services - $1,165,000 FOR the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $1,165,000 to the Mayor's Office of Human Services - Service 895 (Temporary Housing for the Homeless), to provide funding to maintain the Baltimore Station overflow shelter for 125 men and to establish a low barrier shelter where individuals can receive services while being with their partners and pets and while working on their health challenges; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0605 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Health Department - $54,000OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Health Department - $54,000 FOR the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $54,000 to the Health Department - Service 716 (Animal Services), to provide funding to support half the cost of a full-time veterinarian position at BARCS; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0606 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Office of Civil Rights - $186,248OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Office of Civil Rights - $186,248 FOR the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $186,248 to the Office of Civil Rights - Service 848 (Police Community Relations), to provide funding for 4 contractual positions within Police Community Relations that will allow the Civilian Review Board to better serve the public; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0607 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Miscellaneous General Expenses - $500,000OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Miscellaneous General Expenses - $500,000 FOR the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $500,000 to the Miscellaneous General Expenses - Service 122 (Miscellaneous General Expenses), to provide funding for settlement of residents' claims as a result of the collapse of a portion of East 26th Street in April 2014; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0608 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Department of Planning - $500,000OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Department of Planning - $500,000 FOR the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $500,000 to the Department of Planning - Service 761 (Development Oversight and Project Support), to provide funding for community greening projects in targeted neighborhoods throughout the City; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0609 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Police Department - $346,923OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Police Department - $346,923 FOR the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $346,923 to the Police Department - Service 642 (Crime Laboratory), to provide funding for 10 new contractual Police Department Crime Lab positions in Fiscal 2016 ($246,923) and for new equipment and supplies needed for evidence processing ($100,000); and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0610 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Police Department - $8,400,000OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Police Department - $8,400,000 FOR the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $8,400,000 to the Police Department - Service 621 (Administration), to provide funding for the settlement approved by the Board of Estimates, on September 9, 2015, for the family of Freddie Gray ($6,400,000), for outside legal expenses for the Freddie Gray case, and for the ongoing Department of Justice Review of the Police Department ($2,000,000); and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0611 0 Admissions and Amusement Tax - Arena Artistic Performance ExemptionOrdinanceAdmissions and Amusement Tax - Arena Artistic Performance Exemption FOR the purpose of exempting certain artistic performances from the admissions and amusement tax; defining certain terms; and generally relating to the admissions and amusement tax.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0612 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2-Family Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - 2229 Callow AvenueOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2-Family Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - 2229 Callow Avenue FOR the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 2-family dwelling units in the R-8 Zoning District on the property known as 2229 Callow Avenue, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0584 0 Psychoactive SubstancesOrdinancePsychoactive Substances FOR the purpose of prohibiting the distribution of psychoactive substances; defining certain terms; imposing administrative sanctions, civil fines, and criminal penalties for violations; and providing for the seizure, testing, and destruction of these substances.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
15-0590 0 Demolition, etc., of City StructuresOrdinanceDemolition, etc., of City Structures FOR the purpose of prohibiting the demolition or reconstruction of certain City-owned structures unless expressly authorized by an ordinance of the Mayor and City Council; defining certain terms; and requiring that, on introduction of a proposed authorizing ordinance, the bill be referred to certain agencies for their reports and recommendations.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
12-0062 0 Planned Unit Development - Designation - Holabird Manor CondominiumsOrdinancePlanned Unit Development - Designation - Holabird Manor Condominiums FOR the purpose of repealing the existing Planned Unit Development for Holabird Manor Senior Retirement Community and approving a new Development Plan for the Holabird Manor Condominiums Planned Unit Development.3rd Reader, to be held one meeting  Action details Not available
15-0553 0 Planned Unit Development - Designation - 4701 O'Donnell StreetOrdinancePlanned Unit Development - Designation - 4701 O'Donnell Street FOR the purpose of approving the application of 4701 O'Donnell Street, LLC, owner of certain property located at 4701 O'Donnell Street, to have that property designated an Industrial Planned Unit Development; and approving the Development Plan submitted by the applicant.3rd Reader, to be held one meeting  Action details Not available
15-0554 0 Planned Unit Development - Brewers HillOrdinancePlanned Unit Development - Brewers Hill FOR the purpose of repealing the existing Development Plan for the Brewers Hill Planned Unit Development and approving a new Development Plan for the Brewers Hill Planned Unit Development.3rd Reader, to be held one meeting  Action details Not available
15-0571 0 Rezoning - 3232, 3234, and 3236-3244 Eastern AvenueOrdinanceRezoning - 3232, 3234, and 3236-3244 Eastern Avenue FOR the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 3232, 3234, and 3236-3244 Eastern Avenue, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the B-2-2 Zoning District to the B-2-4 Zoning District.3rd Reader, to be held one meeting  Action details Not available
15-0573 0 Rezoning - 502 Albemarle Street and a Portion of Duker AlleyOrdinanceRezoning - 502 Albemarle Street and a Portion of Duker Alley FOR the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 502 Albemarle Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the B-3-2 Zoning District and the M-2-2 Zoning District to the B-2-4 Zoning District, and by changing the zoning for a portion of the property known as Duker Alley, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the M-2-2 Zoning District to the B-2-4 Zoning District.3rd Reader, to be held one meeting  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.Adopted  Action details Not available
15-0264R 0 Restoring 911 as an Efficient and Responsive Public Safety Partner Upon Which Baltimore City Callers Can Confidently Rely for HelpCity Council ResolutionRestoring 911 as an Efficient and Responsive Public Safety Partner Upon Which Baltimore City Callers Can Confidently Rely for Help FOR the purpose of calling upon the City Administration and Baltimore Police Department to immediately restore 911 operators and dispatchers as public safety employees with the Baltimore Police Department; to cross-train operators and dispatchers so that both groups can handle either position; and to provide adequate staffing and sufficient management to avoid busy signals, delayed dispatch of crimes in progress, and other current miscommunications which have negatively affected citizen confidence in a 911 system on which our calls for help and very lives depend.Adopted  Action details Not available
13-0299 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a 1-Family Dwelling Unit to a 2-Family Dwelling Unit in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 2642 McElderry StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a 1-Family Dwelling Unit to a 2-Family Dwelling Unit in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 2642 McElderry Street FOR the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a 1-family dwelling unit to a 2-family dwelling unit in the R-8 Zoning District on the property known as 2642 McElderry Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain lot size, rear yard setback, and off-street parking requirements.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
15-0467 0 Departments of Public Works, Transportation, and General Services - Conforming Code References to Charter AllocationsOrdinanceDepartments of Public Works, Transportation, and General Services - Conforming Code References to Charter Allocations FOR the purpose of correcting agency references rendered obsolete by Charter amendments that have reallocated various powers and duties among these agencies; repealing certain obsolete or obsolescent provisions related to these and other units of City government; correcting, clarifying, and conforming the language of related provisions; and generally relating to the administration and regulation of public works, surveys, public and private streets, highways, rights-of-way, transit and traffic, and general services.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
15-0563 0 Sale of Property - a Portion of the Former Bed of Cardiff AvenueOrdinanceSale of Property - a Portion of the Former Bed of Cardiff Avenue 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 located in Block 6840 adjacent to Lot 1/22 that is part of the former bed of Cardiff Avenue and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
15-0564 0 Waterfront Management District - Extension of DistrictOrdinanceWaterfront Management District - Extension of District FOR the purpose of extending the Waterfront Management District to encompass certain adjoining blocks; modifying the criteria for local businesses, organizations, and residents to be represented on the Board of Directors of the Waterfront Management Authority; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related language; making this ordinance subject to certain contingencies; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the Waterfront Management District and Authority.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
15-0565 0 Personal Property Tax Credits - Food Desert Incentive AreasOrdinancePersonal Property Tax Credits - Food Desert Incentive Areas FOR the purpose of establishing a tax credit against the personal property tax imposed on qualified supermarkets in Food Desert Incentive Areas; imposing certain limitations, conditions, and qualifications for credit eligibility; providing for the amount, duration, and administration of the credit; defining certain terms; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to a personal property tax credit for certain supermarkets.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
15-0579 0 Fire and Police Employees- Retirement System - Regular InterestOrdinanceFire and Police Employees- Retirement System - Regular Interest FOR the purpose of modifying the definition of "regular interest" for valuation purposes; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
15-0586 0 University of Maryland Baltimore BioPark Development DistrictOrdinanceUniversity of Maryland Baltimore BioPark Development District FOR the purpose of designating a "development district" to be known as the "University of Maryland Baltimore BioPark Development District"; providing for and determining various matters in connection with the establishment of the development district; creating a special, tax increment fund for the development district; allocating certain property taxes to that fund; making certain findings and determinations; providing for a special effective date; and generally providing for matters relating to the designation and operation of the development district and the establishment and use of the special, tax increment fund to provide for the payment by or reimbursement to the City for debt service which the City is obligated to pay or has paid (whether such obligation is general or limited) on any special obligation bonds or notes issued by the City in connection with the development district, the replenishment of any reserve fund, and the payment of certain expenses and administrative costs related to the operation of the develApproved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
15-0588 0 University of Maryland Baltimore BioPark Special Taxing DistrictOrdinanceUniversity of Maryland Baltimore BioPark Special Taxing District FOR the purpose of designating a "special taxing district" to be known as the "University of Maryland Baltimore BioPark Special Taxing District"; providing for and determining various matters in connection with the establishment of the special taxing district; creating a special fund for the special taxing district; providing for the levy of a special tax on all taxable real and personal property located in the special taxing district; authorizing the pledge of the special tax revenues to the payment by or reimbursement to the City for debt service on any special obligation bonds or notes issued by the City in connection with the special taxing district, the replenishment of any reserve fund; providing for a special effective date; and generally providing for matters relating to the designation and operation of the special taxing district, the establishment and use of the special fund, and the payment of certain expenses and administrative costs related to the operation of the special taxing district.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
15-0591 0 Solid Waste Management Plan for 2013-2023 - AmendmentsMayor and City Council Res.Solid Waste Management Plan for 2013-2023 - Amendments FOR the purpose of amending the City's Solid Waste Management Plan for 2013-2023 to include certain supplemental information required by the State; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the Solid Waste Management Plan for Baltimore City.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available