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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/7/2017 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 12-7-17 Journal 12-7-17  
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EA17-0111 0 Rebbecca BakreExecutive NominationRebbecca Bakre Member - Sustainability Commission - District 1Assigned  Action details Not available
EA17-0112 0 Donzell BrownExecutive NominationDonzell Brown Member - Sustainability Commission - District 13Assigned  Action details Not available
EA17-0113 0 Lisa M. FerrettoExecutive NominationLisa M. Ferretto Member - Sustainability Commission - District 14Assigned  Action details Not available
EA17-0114 0 The Honorable Robbyn LewisExecutive NominationThe Honorable Robbyn Lewis Member - Sustainability Commission - District 1Assigned  Action details Not available
EA17-0115 0 Barbara McMahonExecutive NominationBarbara McMahon Member - Sustainability Commission - District 11Assigned  Action details Not available
EA17-0116 0 Gregory SawtellExecutive NominationGregory Sawtell Member - Sustainability Commission - District 10Assigned  Action details Not available
EA17-0117 0 Thomas J. StosurExecutive NominationThomas J. Stosur Member - Sustainability Commission - District 14Assigned  Action details Not available
EA17-0118 0 Tracy L. C. Williams, Jr.Executive NominationTracy L. C. Williams, Jr. Member - Sustainability Commission - District 14Assigned  Action details Not available
EA17-0119 0 Ben ZaitchikExecutive NominationBen Zaitchik Member - Sustainability CommissionAssigned  Action details Not available
17-0171 0 Five and Dime Historic DistrictOrdinanceFive and Dime Historic District For the purpose of designating the area located within certain boundaries as the Five and Dime Historic District.Assigned  Action details Not available
17-0172 0 Howard Street Commercial Historic DistrictOrdinanceHoward Street Commercial Historic District For the purpose of designating the area located within certain boundaries as the Howard Street Commercial Historic District.Assigned  Action details Not available
17-0173 0 Recordation and Transfer Taxes - Increases - Dedicating Portion of Tax ProceedsOrdinanceRecordation and Transfer Taxes - Increases - Dedicating Portion of Tax Proceeds For the purpose of raising the recordation tax from $5 to $6 for each $500 or fractional part of $500 of the actual consideration paid; raising the transfer tax from 1½% to 1¾% of the taxable base, as defined; dedicating a portion of the proceeds from these taxes to the continuing, nonlapsing fund created by City Charter Article I, § 14 {“Affordable Housing Trust Fund”}; and generally relating to the City’s recordation and transfer taxes.Assigned  Action details Not available
17-0057R 0 Community Development TIFsCity Council ResolutionCommunity Development TIFs For the purpose of urging the Department of Housing and Community Development, the Baltimore Development Corporation, and the Department of Finance to work with the City Council to develop a community development-focused TIF process to assist Baltimore’s disadvantaged neighborhoods in their efforts to unlock their full potential.Assigned  Action details Not available
17-0058R 0 Task Force on Improving Baltimore City's Housing ProgramsCity Council ResolutionTask Force on Improving Baltimore City's Housing Programs For the purpose of calling for the creation of a task force to propose revisions to Baltimore City’s housing programs which will increase the supply, distribution, and quality of affordable housing across the City, so that we can better meet the needs and demands of current and future residents.Adopted  Action details Not available
17-0059R 0 Investigative Hearing - Baltimore City Police Staffing, Recruitment, and RetentionCity Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - Baltimore City Police Staffing, Recruitment, and Retention For the purpose of requesting that the Baltimore City Police Commissioner appear before the City Council to brief it regarding recruitment efforts, officer retention, and recouping training dollars, report on the number and percentage of individuals that enroll in the police academy, graduate from the police academy, and are employed by the Baltimore Police Department after graduation, and discuss the retention rate of those employed by the Baltimore Police Department, the deployment of officers, and how that deployment will enable the City to curtail the rise in violent crime.Assigned  Action details Not available
17-0167 0 Supplementary Casino Special Fund Operating Appropriation - Department of Planning - $6,200,000OrdinanceSupplementary Casino Special Fund Operating Appropriation - Department of Planning - $6,200,000 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary Casino Special Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $6,200,000 to the Department of Planning - Service 763 (Comprehensive Planning and Resource Management), to provide funding for the South Baltimore Gateway Community Impact District Management Authority; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0167 0 Supplementary Casino Special Fund Operating Appropriation - Department of Planning - $6,200,000OrdinanceSupplementary Casino Special Fund Operating Appropriation - Department of Planning - $6,200,000 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary Casino Special Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $6,200,000 to the Department of Planning - Service 763 (Comprehensive Planning and Resource Management), to provide funding for the South Baltimore Gateway Community Impact District Management Authority; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0037 0 City Streets - Opening - Eager Street and a 10-Foot AlleyOrdinanceCity Streets - Opening - Eager Street and a 10-Foot Alley For the purpose of condemning and opening (1) Eager Street, extending from Patterson Park Avenue Westerly 90.0 feet, more or less, and (2) a 10-foot alley, laid out in the rear of the properties known as 900 through 942 North Patterson Park Avenue, and lying within the Middle East Urban Renewal Project, as shown on Plat 348-A-89D 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
17-0038 0 City Streets - Closing - Eager Street and a 10-Foot AlleyOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - Eager Street and a 10-Foot Alley For the purpose of condemning and closing (1) Eager Street, extending from Patterson Park Avenue Westerly 90.0 feet, more or less, and (2) a 10-foot alley laid out in the rear of the properties known as 900 through 942 North Patterson Park Avenue, and lying within the Middle East Urban Renewal Project, as shown on Plat 348-A-89E 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
17-0039 0 City Streets - Closing - Certain Streets and Alleys Bounded by North Bond Street, East North Avenue, Broadway, and East Lafayette AvenueOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - Certain Streets and Alleys Bounded by North Bond Street, East North Avenue, Broadway, and East Lafayette Avenue For the purpose of condemning and closing certain streets and alleys bounded by North Bond Street, East North Avenue, Broadway, and East Lafayette Avenue, as shown on Plat 311-A-31A 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
17-0057 0 City Streets - Closing - Beds of 2 10-Foot Alleys Bounded by East 20th Street, North Chester Street, East North Avenue, and North Castle StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - Beds of 2 10-Foot Alleys Bounded by East 20th Street, North Chester Street, East North Avenue, and North Castle Street For the purpose of condemning and closing the beds of 2 10-foot alleys bounded by East 20th Street, North Chester Street, East North Avenue, and North Castle Street, as shown on Plat 161-A-63A 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
17-0058 0 City Streets - Closing - A Portion of West 26th StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - A Portion of West 26th Street For the purpose of condemning and closing a portion of West 26th Street, extending from the west side of North Howard Street southwesterly 306 feet, more or less, and southeasterly for a variable width, as shown on Plat 70-A-3020A 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
17-0124 0 City Streets - Opening - Portion of a 4-Foot Alley Extending from West Eager StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Opening - Portion of a 4-Foot Alley Extending from West Eager Street For the purpose of condemning and opening a portion of a 4-foot alley, extending from West Eager Street southerly 75 feet, more or less, to the outline of the property known as 917 Cathedral Street, as shown on Plat 158-A-78 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
17-0125 0 City Streets - Closing - 4-Foot Alley Extending from West Eager StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - 4-Foot Alley Extending from West Eager Street For the purpose of condemning and closing a 4-foot alley, extending from West Eager Street southerly 75 feet, more or less, to the outline of the property known as 917 Cathedral Street, as shown on Plat 158-A-78A 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
17-0126 0 Sale of Property - Portion of the Former Bed of a 4-Foot Alley Extending from West Eager StreetOrdinanceSale of Property - Portion of the Former Bed of a 4-Foot Alley Extending from West Eager 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 a certain parcel of land known as a portion of the former bed of a 4-foot alley, extending from West Eager Street southerly 75 feet, more or less, to the property outline known as 13/15 West Eager Street, and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0130 0 City Streets - Closing - Towanda Avenue and a Portion of Suffolk AvenueOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - Towanda Avenue and a Portion of Suffolk Avenue For the purpose of condemning and closing Towanda Avenue, extending from Druid Park Drive northeasterly 537 feet, more or less, to Suffolk Avenue, and a portion of Suffolk Avenue, extending from Towanda Avenue northeasterly 210 feet, more or less, to the southeast side of Suffolk Avenue, as shown on Plat 242-A-76A 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
17-0131 0 Sale of Property - Former Beds of Towanda Avenue and a Portion of Suffolk AvenueOrdinanceSale of Property - Former Beds of Towanda Avenue and a Portion of Suffolk 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 known as the former bed of Towanda Avenue, extending from Druid Park Drive northeasterly 537 feet, more or less, to Suffolk Avenue, and in a certain parcel of land known as a portion of the former bed of Suffolk Avenue, extending from Towanda Avenue northeasterly 210 feet, more or less, to the southeast side of Suffolk 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
17-0132 0 City Streets - Opening - Water Street and Hollingsworth StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Opening - Water Street and Hollingsworth Street For the purpose of condemning and opening Water Street, extending from Grant Street easterly 157.35 feet, more or less, to South Calvert Street, and condemning and opening Hollingsworth Street, extending from Water Street southerly 159.6 feet, more or less, to East Lombard Street, as shown on Plat 234-A-37 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
17-0133 0 City Streets - Closing - Water Street and Hollingsworth StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - Water Street and Hollingsworth Street For the purpose of condemning and closing Water Street, extending from Grant Street easterly 157.3 feet, more or less, to South Calvert Street, and Hollingsworth Street, extending from Water Street southerly 159.6 feet, more or less, to East Lombard Street, as shown on Plat 234-A-37A 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
17-0138 0 City Streets - Closing - A 10-Foot Alley Extending from the North Side of Esther PlaceOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - A 10-Foot Alley Extending from the North Side of Esther Place For the purpose of condemning and closing a 10-foot alley extending from the north side of Esther Place 170 feet, more or less, to the south side of East Fayette Street, as shown on Plat 276-A-25A 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
17-0139 0 City Streets - Closing - North Arch Street, Vine Street, and Rieman CourtOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - North Arch Street, Vine Street, and Rieman Court For the purpose of condemning and closing North Arch Street, extending from West Lexington Street southerly 183 feet to the south side of Vine Street; Vine Street, extending from Pine Street easterly 441.93 feet, to the west side of North Arch Street; and Rieman Court, extending from North Arch Street easterly 138.83 feet, more or less, to the west side of North Pearl Street, as shown on Plat 345-A-19A 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
17-0140 0 Sale of Property - Former Beds of North Arch Street, Vine Street, and Rieman CourtOrdinanceSale of Property - Former Beds of North Arch Street, Vine Street, and Rieman Court 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 bed of North Arch Street, extending from West Lexington Street southerly 183 feet to the south side of Vine Street; the former bed of Vine Street, extending from Pine Street easterly 441.93 feet, to North Arch Street; and the former bed of Rieman Court, extending from North Arch Street easterly 138.83 feet, more or less, to the west side of Pearl Street and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0141 0 Right-of-Way Release for Municipal Utilities and Services Through the Former Bed of Jordan StreetOrdinanceRight-of-Way Release for Municipal Utilities and Services Through the Former Bed of Jordan Street For the purpose of authorizing the release and surrender by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore of all its interests in an 18-foot-wide right-of-way granted to the City of Baltimore, the location and course of the 18-foot-wide right-of-way to be released being shown on Plat RW 20-36417, 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
17-0144 0 Discounted City Services and Equipment for Nonprofit EventsOrdinanceDiscounted City Services and Equipment for Nonprofit Events For the purpose of requiring that the City grant a 50% discount for City services and equipment used to support a nonprofit event; creating certain exceptions and exemptions; and generally relating to the provision of City support to nonprofit events.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0145 0 City Streets - Opening - 8-Foot Alley Extending from the East Side of North Schroeder StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Opening - 8-Foot Alley Extending from the East Side of North Schroeder Street For the purpose of condemning and opening an 8-foot alley, extending easterly 76.5 feet, more or less, from the east side of North Schroeder Street to the east side of a 4-foot alley, as shown on Plat 329-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
17-0146 0 City Streets - Closing - 8-Foot Alley Extending from the East Side of North Schroeder StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - 8-Foot Alley Extending from the East Side of North Schroeder Street For the purpose of condemning and closing an 8-foot alley, extending easterly 76.5 feet, more or less, from the east side of North Schroeder Street to the east side of a 4-foot alley, as shown on Plat 329-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
17-0147 0 City Streets - Opening - North Arch Street, a Portion of Vine Street, and a Portion of Rieman CourtOrdinanceCity Streets - Opening - North Arch Street, a Portion of Vine Street, and a Portion of Rieman Court For the purpose of condemning and opening North Arch Street, extending from West Lexington Street Southerly 183 feet to the south side of Vine Street, a portion of Vine Street, extending from Pine Street Easterly 441.93 feet to North Arch Street, and a portion of Rieman Court, extending from North Arch Street Easterly 101 feet, more or less, as shown on Plat 345-A-19 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
17-0148 0 Sale of Property - Former Beds of Water Street and Hollingsworth StreetOrdinanceSale of Property - Former Beds of Water Street and Hollingsworth 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 bed of Water Street, extending from Grant Street easterly 157.3 feet, more or less, to South Calvert Street, and the former bed of Hollingsworth Street, extending southerly 159.6 feet, more or less, to East Lombard Street and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0154 0 City Property - Naming the Building, Informally Known as the MECU Building, to be the Councilman Harry S. Cummings BuildingOrdinanceCity Property - Naming the Building, Informally Known as the MECU Building, to be the Councilman Harry S. Cummings Building For the purpose of naming the building located at 401 East Fayette Street, informally known as the MECU Building, the Councilman Harry S. Cummings Building.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0163 0 Children and Youth Fund - Interim Governance and AdministrationOrdinanceChildren and Youth Fund - Interim Governance and Administration For the purpose of establishing a temporary administrative structure for the Children and Youth Fund established by City Charter Article I, § 13; establishing methods and criteria for identifying specific programs and services eligible for funding by the Fund; establishing methods and criteria for allocating available funds among eligible programs and services; providing for the expiration of the temporary law on July 1, 2019; allowing for a 1 year extension under certain circumstances; setting a special effective date; and generally relating to the administration of the Children and Youth Fund established by City Charter Article I, § 13.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0166 0 York Road Retail Business District - License Fees - Reversion to Annual CollectionOrdinanceYork Road Retail Business District - License Fees - Reversion to Annual Collection For the purpose of changing the semiannual license fee collection period for the York Road Retail Business District to conform with the annual collection period applicable to all other Retail Business Districts; clarifying and conforming related provisions; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the operations of Retail Business Districts.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available