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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/14/2017 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 8-14-17 Journal 8-14-17  
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17-0027 0 Bus Lanes and Stops - Prohibited ParkingOrdinanceBus Lanes and Stops - Prohibited Parking For the purpose of allowing the Director of Transportation to designate bus lanes and bus stops on City streets; prohibiting parking in designated bus lanes and stops; allowing for the towing of vehicles in properly marked and designated bus lanes and stops; setting certain penalties; clarifying and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to bus lanes and bus stops.   Action details Not available
17-0049 0 Planned Unit Development - Designation - Overlook at Roland ParkOrdinancePlanned Unit Development - Designation - Overlook at Roland Park For the purpose of approving the application of Blue Ocean Realty, contract purchaser of certain property located at Ward 27, Section 15, Block 4820E, Lot 021, to have that property designated a Residential Planned Unit Development; and approving the Development Plan submitted by the applicant.   Action details Not available
17-0068 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; clarifying a description of certain properties excepted from the Supplemental Tax; making this ordinance subject to certain contingencies; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the Waterfront Management District and Authority.   Action details Not available
17-0090 0 Baltimore City Landmark List: Exteriors - Harry O. Wilson HouseOrdinanceBaltimore City Landmark List: Exteriors - Harry O. Wilson House For the purpose of designating the Harry O. Wilson House, 4423 Craddock Avenue, as an historical landmark: exterior.   Action details Not available
17-0112 0 Assignment of Qualified Energy Conservation Bond AllocationMayor and City Council Res.Assignment of Qualified Energy Conservation Bond Allocation For the purpose of assigning the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore’s allocation of the national bond volume cap for qualified energy conservation bonds to the Maryland Clean Energy Center to finance solar electric projects for low-income residences located in the City; and setting a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
17-0113 0 Large Residential Property Owners - Required Reporting and MediationOrdinanceLarge Residential Property Owners - Required Reporting and Mediation For the purpose of requiring that certain large residential property owners disclose additional information when registering properties; requiring that certain large residential property owners include a provision in their leases offering residential tenants mediation before eviction proceedings can commence; defining a certain term; clarifying and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to the regulation of residential property owners.Assigned  Action details Not available
17-0114 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 2938 Huntingdon AvenueOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 2938 Huntingdon Avenue For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 2 dwelling units in the R-8 Zoning District on the property known as 2938 Huntingdon Avenue, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain lot area size, lot area coverage, off-street parking, and gross floor area requirements.Assigned  Action details Not available
17-0037R 0 A “Dollar House” Program for the 21st CenturyCity Council ResolutionA “Dollar House” Program for the 21st Century For the purpose of calling on the City to develop a 21st Century “Dollar House” program that could revitalize marginal neighborhoods by matching construction ability at the grass roots of Baltimore to production of affordable housing for workers' families and neighbors.Assigned  Action details Not available
17-0038R 0 Investigative Hearing - Prescription Drug Coverage CutsCity Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - Prescription Drug Coverage Cuts For the purpose of requesting that the Department of Finance, Health Department, the Bureau of the Budget and Management Research, the Employees’ Retirement System, the Fire & Police Employees’ Retirement System, and the Office of The Comptroller brief the City Council on the scheduled 2020 termination of prescription drug coverage for all Baltimore City employee retirees.Adopted  Action details Not available
17-0039R 0 Stepping Up Initiative to Reduce the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in JailsCity Council ResolutionStepping Up Initiative to Reduce the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Jails For the purpose of joining the Call to Action to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in our jails, committing to sharing lessons learned with other jurisdictions in Maryland and across the country to support a national initiative, and encouraging all of our private sector partners, City agencies, and local non-profits to participate in Stepping Up.Adopted  Action details Not available
17-0040R 0 Increased Transparency About Police-Seized PropertyCity Council ResolutionIncreased Transparency About Police-Seized Property For the purpose of requesting that the Police Department provide the City Council with a full accounting of all seized guns, drugs, dirt bikes, and cash over the last 5 years, along with a thorough explanation of how this material was disposed of, how long the disposal process typically takes, and what the best ways to include community representatives in that process may be.Assigned  Action details Not available
17-0041R 0 Supporting The Immediate Deconstruction of all Confederate Monuments in BaltimoreCity Council ResolutionSupporting The Immediate Deconstruction of all Confederate Monuments in Baltimore For the purpose of calling for the immediate deconstruction of all Confederate Monuments in Baltimore so that they are unable to be placed on public display.Adopted  Action details Not available
EA17-0040 0 Rudolph ChowExecutive NominationRudolph Chow Director - Baltimore City Department of Public WorksConfirmed  Action details Not available
EA17-0041 0 Leana S. WenExecutive NominationLeana S. Wen Health Commissioner - Baltimore City Health DepartmentConfirmed  Action details Not available
EA17-0042 0 Niles FordExecutive NominationNiles Ford Fire Chief - Baltimore City Fire DepartmentConfirmed  Action details Not available
EA17-0043 0 Steve SharkeyExecutive NominationSteve Sharkey Director - Baltimore City Department of General ServicesConfirmed  Action details Not available
EA17-0044 0 Reginald MooreExecutive NominationReginald Moore Director - Baltimore City Department of Recreation and ParksConfirmed  Action details Not available
EA17-0045 0 Mary TalleyExecutive NominationMary Talley Director - Baltimore City Department of Human ResourcesConfirmed  Action details Not available
17-0111 0 Weapons - Prohibiting Handguns Near Places of Public AssemblyOrdinanceWeapons - Prohibiting Handguns Near Places of Public Assembly For the purpose of prohibiting the wearing, carrying, or knowingly transporting of handguns near certain places of public assembly; creating certain exceptions; defining a certain term; establishing a certain mandatory penalty; setting a special effective date; and generally relating to handguns.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0061 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Parking, Open Off-Street Area - 4603 Pall Mall RoadOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Parking, Open Off-Street Area - 4603 Pall Mall Road 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 4603 Pall Mall Road, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0070 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Parking, Open Off-Street Area - 1120, 1122, 1124, and 1126 Clarkson Street and 112, 114, 116, and 118 Seldner PlaceOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Parking, Open Off-Street Area - 1120, 1122, 1124, and 1126 Clarkson Street and 112, 114, 116, and 118 Seldner Place For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a parking, open off-street area on the properties known as 1120, 1122, 1124, and 1126 Clarkson Street (Block 948, Lots 66, 67, 68, and 69, respectively) and 112, 114, 116, and 118 Seldner Place (Block 948, Lots 74, 75, 76, and 77, respectively), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0096 0 Zoning - After-Hours Establishments; LoungesOrdinanceZoning - After-Hours Establishments; Lounges For the purpose of allowing certain after-hours establishments and certain lounges only in certain commercial and industrial zoning districts; defining certain terms; imposing certain standards; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the zoning and development laws of Baltimore City.Advanced to 3rd Reader on same day  Action details Not available
17-0096 0 Zoning - After-Hours Establishments; LoungesOrdinanceZoning - After-Hours Establishments; Lounges For the purpose of allowing certain after-hours establishments and certain lounges only in certain commercial and industrial zoning districts; defining certain terms; imposing certain standards; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the zoning and development laws of Baltimore City.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0042 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of 1 Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 2304 North Fulton AvenueOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of 1 Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 2304 North Fulton Avenue For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of 1 dwelling unit to 2 dwelling units in the R-8 Zoning District on the property known as 2304 North Fulton Avenue, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting a variance for certain off-street parking requirements.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0019 0 Bike Lanes - Increased Parking PenaltiesOrdinanceBike Lanes - Increased Parking Penalties For the purpose of allowing for the towing of vehicles in properly marked and designated bike lanes; increasing the fine for parking or standing in a bike lane; and generally relating to bike lanes.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0034 0 Metropolitan District of Baltimore County - Extension 165OrdinanceMetropolitan District of Baltimore County - Extension 165 For the purpose of consenting to and approving a petition to extend the Metropolitan District of Baltimore County to a certain tract of land; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0051 0 City Streets - Opening - East Fairmount Avenue and a Portion of Aisquith StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Opening - East Fairmount Avenue and a Portion of Aisquith Street For the purpose of condemning and opening East Fairmount Avenue and a portion of Aisquith Street bounded by East Fayette Street, Aisquith Street, East Baltimore Street, and East Street, as shown on Plat 227-A-24 in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0052 0 City Streets - Closing - East Fairmount Avenue and a Portion of Aisquith StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - East Fairmount Avenue and a Portion of Aisquith Street For the purpose of condemning and closing East Fairmount Avenue and a portion of Aisquith Street bounded by East Fayette Street, Aisquith Street, East Baltimore Street, and East Street, as shown on Plat 227-A-24A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0062 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of 1 Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - 2216 Eutaw PlaceOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of 1 Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - 2216 Eutaw Place For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of 1 dwelling unit to 2 dwelling units in the R-8 Zoning District on the property known as 2216 Eutaw Place, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0064 0 Commemorative Days - Henrietta Lacks DayOrdinanceCommemorative Days - Henrietta Lacks Day For the purpose of declaring October 4 of each year to be Henrietta Lacks Day and requiring the Mayor to proclaim Henrietta Lacks Day on October 4 of each year.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0067 0 Supplementary State Fund Operating Appropriation - State’s Attorney - $1,190,562OrdinanceSupplementary State Fund Operating Appropriation - State’s Attorney - $1,190,562 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary State Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $1,190,562 to the State’s Attorney - Service 786 (Victim Witness Services), to provide funding for the development and implementation of strategies specifically intended to provide assistance to victims of crime in the City of Baltimore; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0069 0 City Property - Renaming John Eager Howard Elementary School to Dorothy I. Height Elementary SchoolOrdinanceCity Property - Renaming John Eager Howard Elementary School to Dorothy I. Height Elementary School For the purpose of changing the name of John Eager Howard Elementary School (School #61), located at 2011 Linden Avenue, to Dorothy I. Height Elementary School (School #61).Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0075 0 Zoning - Legislative Authorizations - CorrectiveOrdinanceZoning - Legislative Authorizations - Corrective For the purpose of deleting a Council-hearing deadline that fails to account for the required procedures and time-frames for seeking and obtaining preliminary agency reviews and reports to the Council; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to Council procedures for bills proposing legislative authorizations.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0078 0 Private Streets - Naming an Unnamed 190-Foot Street, Located in the Vicinity of 301 East Cromwell Street, Rye StreetOrdinancePrivate Streets - Naming an Unnamed 190-Foot Street, Located in the Vicinity of 301 East Cromwell Street, Rye Street For the purpose of naming an unnamed, private 190-foot street, located in the vicinity of 301 East Cromwell Street in Port Covington, Rye Street.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0080 0 Rezoning - 127, 129, 133, and 135 W. West Street and 1220 Race StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 127, 129, 133, and 135 W. West Street and 1220 Race Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 127, 129, 133, and 135 W. West Street (Block 0962, Lots 14, 15, 17, and 18) , as outlined in blue on the accompanying plat, from the OR-1 Zoning District to the TOD-4 Zoning District, and changing the zoning for the property known as 1220 Race Street (Block 0962, Lot 31A), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the TOD-1 Zoning District to the TOD-4 Zoning District.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0081 0 Rezoning - 5717 and 5723 Harford RoadOrdinanceRezoning - 5717 and 5723 Harford Road For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 5717 and 5723 Harford Road, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-4 Zoning District to the C-2 Zoning District.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0087 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Fire Department - $6,000,000OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Fire Department - $6,000,000 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $6,000,000 to the Fire Department - Service 602 (Fire Suppression and Emergency Rescue), to provide funding for additional operating expenses; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0088 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Police Department - $9,000,000OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Police Department - $9,000,000 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $9,000,000 to the Police Department - Service 622 (Police Patrol), to provide funding for additional operating expenses; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0089 0 General Fund Appropriation Transfer - M-R: Debt Service (Service 123 - General Debt Service) to the Police Department (Service 622 - Police Patrol) - $9,000,000OrdinanceGeneral Fund Appropriation Transfer - M-R: Debt Service (Service 123 - General Debt Service) to the Police Department (Service 622 - Police Patrol) - $9,000,000 For the purpose of transferring a General Fund Appropriation in the amount of $9,000,000 from M-R: Debt Service (Service 123 - General Debt Service) to the Police Department (Service 622 - Police Patrol); and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0028 0 Vehicles Obstructing Sidewalks - Removal AuthorizedOrdinanceVehicles Obstructing Sidewalks - Removal Authorized For the purpose of prohibiting vehicles from impeding the free flow of pedestrians on sidewalks; authorizing the removal of vehicles impeding the free flow of pedestrians on sidewalks; clarifying and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to vehicles obstructing traffic.Withdrawn  Action details Not available
17-0029 0 Unidentifiable Vehicles - Immediate TowingOrdinanceUnidentifiable Vehicles - Immediate Towing For the purpose of prohibiting the parking of unidentifiable vehicles on City streets; authorizing the immediate removal of unidentifiable vehicles parked on City streets; setting a certain penalty; and generally relating to unidentifiable vehicles.Withdrawn  Action details Not available
17-0083 0 Zoning - Use Regulations - Gas StationsOrdinanceZoning - Use Regulations - Gas Stations For the purpose of providing that gas stations in the C-2 and C-3 Zoning Districts require conditional use approval by Ordinance of the Mayor and City Council.Withdrawn  Action details Not available