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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/26/2018 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 2-26-18 Journal 2-26-18  
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EA18-0131 0 Wilbur E. CunninghamExecutive NominationWilbur E. Cunningham Member - Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals - District 14Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0193 0 Food Desert Incentive Areas - Expenditure Requirements for Tax CreditOrdinanceFood Desert Incentive Areas - Expenditure Requirements for Tax Credit For the purpose of establishing a new minimum expenditure requirement for substantially renovated supermarkets that is lower than the expenditure requirement for newly constructed supermarkets; and generally relating to the qualifications for a tax credit granted to certain supermarkets in a Food Desert Incentive Area.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0194 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Parking Lot - 347-357 North Calvert Street and 352 and 360 Davis StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Parking Lot - 347-357 North Calvert Street and 352 and 360 Davis Street For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a parking lot on the properties known as 347-357 North Calvert Street (Block 0584, Lots 004, 005, 007, 008, and 009) and 352 and 360 Davis Street (Block 0584, Lots 016 and 011), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0068R 0 Moving Baltimore City To Paperless PaychecksCity Council ResolutionMoving Baltimore City To Paperless Paychecks For the purpose of calling on the Department of Finance, and the Department of Human Resources, to ensure that fiscal 2019 payroll negotiations emphasize security, efficiency, and waste reduction - including a process for electronic time keeping and an opt-in feature for paper paycheck advices - and to issue an RFP for competitive bids for Baltimore City’s payroll in anticipation of 2020 payroll contract negotiations.Adopted  Action details Not available
18-0069R 0 Request for State Action - Require Appropriate Criteria for State Center RedevelopmentCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Require Appropriate Criteria for State Center Redevelopment For the purpose of urging the General Assembly to pass, and the Governor to sign, HB 1286 in order to protect the participation and planning process of 12 community organizations during the past 12 years related to State Center, and to support redevelopment of State Center that includes both the active and meaningful participation of the surrounding communities and the values and needs of those communities as key components.Adopted  Action details Not available
18-0070R 0 Informational Hearing - Crisis Preparedness and Safety in Our SchoolsCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Crisis Preparedness and Safety in Our Schools For the purpose of calling on representatives from Baltimore City Public Schools Police, the Baltimore Police Department, the Fire Department, and the Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management to appear before the Council to discuss emergency preparedness and safety in our schools in the wake of the horrific shootings in Parkland, Florida.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0071R 0 Request for State Action - Designating Federal Opportunity ZonesCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Designating Federal Opportunity Zones For the purpose of calling on the Governor to create an open process which will allow for comprehensive and transparent consideration of which census tracts in the State of Maryland should be designated as Opportunity Zones, participating in the new federal tax deferral program intended to spur private investment in underserved communities.Adopted  Action details Not available
EA18-0120 0 John F. ChalmersExecutive NominationJohn F. Chalmers Bureau Head - Bureau of Solid Waste - District 5Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA18-0121 0 Rasheed AzizExecutive NominationRasheed Aziz Member - Sustainability Commission - District 7Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA18-0124 0 John QuinnExecutive NominationJohn Quinn Member - Sustainability CommissionConfirmed  Action details Not available
EA18-0126 0 Frank CoakleyExecutive NominationFrank Coakley Member - Board of Trustees for the Fire and Police Employees' Retirement System - District 5Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA18-0128 0 Darryl De SousaExecutive NominationDarryl De Sousa Commissioner - Baltimore Police Department - District 11Confirmed  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.3rd Reader, for final passage  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.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0117 0 Food Service Facilities - Polystyrene Foam ProductsOrdinanceFood Service Facilities - Polystyrene Foam Products For the purpose of prohibiting food service facilities from using disposable food service ware made from polystyrene foam; defining certain terms; imposing certain penalties; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the use of polystyrene foam products for food service purposes.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0152 0 Food Service Facilities - Healthy Beverages for Children’s MealsOrdinanceFood Service Facilities - Healthy Beverages for Children’s Meals For the purpose of requiring food service facilities that offer beverages as part of a children’s meal to limit the beverage options being offered; defining “children’s meal”; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to healthy food options for children.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0170 0 City Officials - Residency RequirementsOrdinanceCity Officials - Residency Requirements For the purpose of establishing residency requirements for certain agency heads and at-will supervisory employees; providing a certain qualified, short-term exception; defining certain terms; providing for the prospective application of this Ordinance; and generally relating to residency requirements, as limited by State law, for City personnel.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0105 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 2428 Druid Hill AvenueOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 2428 Druid Hill 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 2428 Druid Hill Avenue, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain lot area per dwelling unit, gross floor area, and off-street parking requirements.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0121 0 Rezoning - 300 Block of East 25 ½ StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 300 Block of East 25 ½ Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as the 300 block of East 25 ½ Street (Block 3834, Lot 49 (300 East 25 ½ Street); Lot 49A; Lot 49B (320 East 25 ½ Street); Lot 49C; Lot 50; Lot 50A (342 East 25 ½ Street); Lot 51 (344 East 25 ½ Street); and Lot 52 (NES easement rear of 342 East 25 ½ Street)), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the I-MU Zoning District.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0150 0 Zoning - Prohibiting Crude Oil TerminalsOrdinanceZoning - Prohibiting Crude Oil Terminals For the purpose of prohibiting new or expanded crude oil terminals throughout Baltimore City; defining a certain term; and generally relating to crude oil terminals.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0155 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - 2415 West Lexington StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - 2415 West Lexington Street For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 2 dwelling units in the R-7 Zoning District on the property known as 2415 West Lexington Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.Re-referred to Committee  Action details Not available
17-0157 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Banquet Hall - First Floor Area of 333 West Ostend StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Banquet Hall - First Floor Area of 333 West Ostend Street For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a banquet hall on the first floor area of the property known as 333 West Ostend Street (Block 0973, Lot 001), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0092 0 Morgan State University - Approving Application for Designation as a RISE Zone - Granting Enhanced Local Property Tax CreditMayor and City Council Res.Morgan State University - Approving Application for Designation as a RISE Zone - Granting Enhanced Local Property Tax Credit For the purpose of approving the designation of the Morgan State University as a “qualified institution” under the State’s Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone (“RISE Zone”) Program; approving and joining in the application for designation of a RISE Zone at 1500 Havenwood, Baltimore, Maryland (identified as Ward 27, Section 080, Block 3969, Lots 001, 045,045A and 046) (the “Property”); granting an enhanced local property tax credit for the Property; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0159 0 Sale of Property - 1001 North Smallwood StreetOrdinanceSale of Property - 1001 North Smallwood 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 property known as 1001 North Smallwood Street (Block 0056A, Lot 017) and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0160 0 Sale of Property - 2120 West Lafayette AvenueOrdinanceSale of Property - 2120 West Lafayette 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 certain property known as 2120 West Lafayette Avenue (Block 0069, Lot 001) and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0161 0 Sale of Property - 2201 Mosher StreetOrdinanceSale of Property - 2201 Mosher 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 property known as 2201 Mosher Street (Block 2344, Lot 022) and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0162 0 Sale of Property - Block 6254D, Lot 021OrdinanceSale of Property - Block 6254D, Lot 021 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 Block 6254D, Lot 021 and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0156 0 City Property - Naming the Southwestern “Plateau” of Wyman Park Dell’s Main Park Area to be the Harriet Tubman Grove at Wyman Park DellOrdinanceCity Property - Naming the Southwestern “Plateau” of Wyman Park Dell’s Main Park Area to be the Harriet Tubman Grove at Wyman Park Dell For the purpose of naming the southwestern “plateau” of Wyman Park Dell’s main park area, bounded roughly by the wooded steep slope to the east, the 29th Street spur road and park entrance to the south, the southernmost entrance stairs off of Art Museum Drive to the north, and Howard Street/Art Museum Drive to the west, to be the Harriet Tubman Grove at Wyman Park Dell.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0165 0 City Property - Renaming Madison Park to Nathan C. Irby, Jr. ParkOrdinanceCity Property - Renaming Madison Park to Nathan C. Irby, Jr. Park For the purpose of changing the name of Madison Park, located at 1400 East Eager Street, to Nathan C. Irby, Jr. Park.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
17-0168 0 Special Benefits Districts - Bmore Safe PlacesOrdinanceSpecial Benefits Districts - Bmore Safe Places For the purpose of redesignating the City’s Public Safety Conservation Area Program as the NeighborWatch Area Program; setting the requirements for neighborhoods to participate in the NeighborWatch Area Program; creating a Bmore Safe Places Board to implement the NeighborWatch Area Program; requiring the Department of Transportation to post signs in designated NeighborWatch Areas; and generally relating to the NeighborWatch Area Program.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
18-0176 0 Alley Gating and Greening - StandardsOrdinanceAlley Gating and Greening - Standards For the purpose of clarifying a requirement that, to gate or green an alley, the majority of structures abutting the alley must be “residential”; and generally relating to the standards for the gating and greening of alleys.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
18-0178 0 Indoor Smoking - Hookah LoungesOrdinanceIndoor Smoking - Hookah Lounges For the purpose of excepting hookah lounges from the City’s indoor-smoking restrictions, subject to certain conditions; repealing two obsolete exceptions that have been preempted by more stringent State law and, as such, are invalid; and generally relating to the operation of hookah lounges.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available