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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/23/2018 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 4-23-18 Journal 4-23-18  
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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.   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.   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.   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.   Action details Not available
17-0142 0 City Property - Grant of EasementsOrdinanceCity Property - Grant of Easements For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to grant 3 perpetual easements for Supporting Slopes through the property of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, as shown on MTA drawing RW-01 (Contract No. 0856-1540) Maryland Transit Administration Retaining Wall No. CN22475RW1NW south of Cold Spring Lane, Mayor and City Council of Baltimore Property Plat; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
17-0143 0 Repeal of Ordinance 14-314 - Remington Row Planned Unit DevelopmentOrdinanceRepeal of Ordinance 14-314 - Remington Row Planned Unit Development For the purpose of repealing Ordinance 14-314, which designated certain properties as a Business Planned Unit Development known as Remington Row; and providing for a special effective date.   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.   Action details Not available
17-0151 0 Rezoning - 3310 Ridgewood AvenueOrdinanceRezoning - 3310 Ridgewood Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 3310 Ridgewood Avenue (Block 3193A, Lot 071), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the TOD-2 Zoning District to the I-2 Zoning District.   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.   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.   Action details Not available
17-0158 0 Rezoning - 1770 and 1780 Union AvenueOrdinanceRezoning - 1770 and 1780 Union Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 1770 Union Avenue (Block 3575C, Lot 068) and 1780 Union Avenue (Block 3575C, Lot 068C), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-2 Zoning District to the I-MU Zoning District.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   Action details Not available
18-0205 0 Baltimore City Commission for Women - Non-Voting MembersOrdinanceBaltimore City Commission for Women - Non-Voting Members For the purpose of allowing the Mayor to appoint members of the Baltimore City Council as additional, non-voting members of the Baltimore City Commission for Women; conforming related provisions; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the Baltimore City Commission for Women.   Action details Not available
EA18-0145 0 Samuel A. PolakoffExecutive NominationSamuel A. Polakoff Member - Board of Licenses for Towing Services - District 14Assigned  Action details Not available
EA18-0146 0 Avis RansomExecutive NominationAvis Ransom Member - Sustainability Commission - District 3Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0224 0 City Streets - Opening - Eastbourne Avenue and a Portion of Savage StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Opening - Eastbourne Avenue and a Portion of Savage Street For the purpose of condemning and opening Eastbourne Avenue, lying between Rappolla Street and Savage Street, and a portion of Savage Street, extending from the north side of Holabird Avenue northerly 659 feet, more or less, to the northernmost extremity of it, as shown on Plat 337-A-27 in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0225 0 City Streets - Closing - Eastbourne Avenue and a Portion of Savage StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - Eastbourne Avenue and a Portion of Savage Street For the purpose of condemning and closing Eastbourne Avenue, lying between Rappallo Street and Savage Street, and a portion of Savage Street, extending from the north side of Holabird Avenue northerly 659 feet, more or less, to the northernmost extremity of it, as shown on Plat 337-A-27A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0226 0 Sale of Property - Former Beds of Eastbourne Avenue and a Portion of Savage StreetOrdinanceSale of Property - Former Beds of Eastbourne Avenue and a Portion of Savage 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 Eastbourne Avenue, lying between Rappallo Street and Savage Street, and the former bed of a portion of Savage Street, extending from the north side of Holabird Avenue northerly 659 feet, more or less, to the northernmost extremity of it and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0227 0 City Streets - Closing - Wilcox Street and 5 Alleys Bounded by East Chase Street, Ensor Street, East Eager Street, and Valley StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - Wilcox Street and 5 Alleys Bounded by East Chase Street, Ensor Street, East Eager Street, and Valley Street For the purpose of condemning and closing Wilcox Street and 5 alleys bounded by East Chase Street, Ensor Street, East Eager Street, and Valley Street, as shown on Plat 331-A-15A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0228 0 Issuance of Revenue Obligations - Stormwater ProjectsOrdinanceIssuance of Revenue Obligations - Stormwater Projects For the purpose of authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery from time to time by the City of revenue obligations that may be issued by the City to finance or refinance stormwater facilities; prescribing that the maximum aggregate principal amount of such revenue obligations that may be outstanding at any one time is $202,000,000; authorizing the Board of Finance of the City to specify, prescribe, determine, provide for, approve, and amend the form, terms, provisions, manner or method of issuing and selling, the time or times of issuance, and all other details of the revenue obligations and any other matters necessary or desirable in connection with the authorization, issuance, sale, and payment of these revenue obligations; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the issuance and payment of revenue obligations.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0229 0 Charter Amendment - Fair Election FundMayor and City Council Res.Charter Amendment - Fair Election Fund For the purpose of authorizing the establishment of a continuing, nonlapsing Fair Election Fund, to be used exclusively to administer a public financing option for political campaigns for Baltimore City elected offices; authorizing the Mayor and City Council to dedicate revenue to the Fair Election Fund by ordinance; establishing a Fair election Fund Commission to administer the Fund; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0230 0 Ethics Code - Transparency in Lobbying ActOrdinanceEthics Code - Transparency in Lobbying Act For the purpose of requiring quarterly rather than annual lobbying reports from lobbyists; requiring the Ethics Board to post lobbying reports online within 30 days of their receipt; requiring that lobbyists affirmatively identify themselves and their clients when engaging in lobbying activities; allowing the Ethics Board to prohibit a person found to have violated the lobbying provisions of the Ethics Code from lobbying City public servants for up to 3 years; clarifying and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to the regulation of lobbyists.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0231 0 RPP Area 24 (Greenway) - Plan AmendmentOrdinanceRPP Area 24 (Greenway) - Plan Amendment For the purpose of amending the Parking Management Plan for RPP Area 24 to prohibit parking without an area 24 permit or visitor pass from 7:00 a.m. through 12 midnight, Monday through Saturday; correcting related language; and setting a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0078R 0 Informational Hearing - Coordination of CitiWatch with ATVES and DAS InstallationsCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Coordination of CitiWatch with ATVES and DAS Installations For the purpose of calling on representatives from the Department of Transportation, the Baltimore Police Department, Baltimore City Information Technology, the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, the Department of Finance, the Office of Real Estate, the Department of Planning, and the Mayor’s Office of Sustainable Solutions to appear before the Council to testify on how DAS and ATVES installations can ease the burden of cost of installation of additional CitiWatch cameras.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0079R 0 Informational Hearing - New Federal Opportunity Zone ProgramCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - New Federal Opportunity Zone Program For the purpose of supporting the City’s proportionate proposal for designating Opportunity Zones in Baltimore, and calling on representatives from the Baltimore Development Corporation and the Department of Finance to appear before the City Council to discuss the City’s plans to coordinate with communities to attract truly impactful investment to Baltimore’s new Opportunity Zones once the program goes into effect.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0080R 0 Traffic Light SynchronizationCity Council ResolutionTraffic Light Synchronization For the purpose of calling on the Department of Transportation to ensure that traffic lights city-wide are properly synchronized prior to the start of Baltimore’s “Don’t Block the Box” program.Assigned  Action details Not available
EA18-0134 0 Larry GibsonExecutive NominationLarry Gibson Member - Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation - District 14Confirmed  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.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
18-0182 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 600 East 29th StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 600 East 29th 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-8 Zoning District on the property known as 600 East 29th Street (Block 4072A, Lot 033), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting a variance from certain off-street parking regulations.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0106 0 Rezoning - 3601-3605 Park Heights AvenueOrdinanceRezoning - 3601-3605 Park Heights Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 3601-3605 Park Heights Avenue, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-6 Zoning District to the C-1 Zoning District.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
18-0183 0 Urban Renewal - Coldstream Homestead Montebello - Amendment _OrdinanceUrban Renewal - Coldstream Homestead Montebello - Amendment _ For the purpose of amending the Urban Renewal Plan for Coldstream Homestead Montebello to modify the list of uses prohibited in the Urban Renewal Area; 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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available