Baltimore City Council
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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/26/2018 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 3-26-18 Journal 3-26-18  
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EA18-0130 0 Avis RansomExecutive NominationAvis Ransom Member - Sustainability Commission - District 3   Action details Not available
EA18-0141 0 L.J CarterExecutive NominationL.J Carter Member - Commission on Aging and Retirement Education - District 12Assigned  Action details Not available
EA18-0142 0 Lee MichaelsExecutive NominationLee Michaels Member - Commission on Aging and Retirement EducationAssigned  Action details Not available
18-0206 0 City Streets - Opening - Eastbourne Avenue and a 10-Foot AlleyOrdinanceCity Streets - Opening - Eastbourne Avenue and a 10-Foot Alley For the purpose of condemning and opening Eastbourne Avenue, extending Westerly 284 feet, more or less, from a 10-foot alley to the westernmost extremity of it, and a 10-foot alley, extending Westerly 56.4 feet, more or less, from Elrino Street, as shown on Plat 336-A-34 in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0207 0 City Streets - Closing - Eastbourne Avenue and a 10-Foot AlleyOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - Eastbourne Avenue and a 10-Foot Alley For the purpose of condemning and closing Eastbourne Avenue, extending Westerly 284 feet, more or less, from a 10-foot alley, to the westernmost extremity of it, and a 10-foot alley, extending Westerly 56.4 feet, more or less, from Elrino Street, as shown on Plat 336-A-34A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0208 0 Sale of Property - Former Bed of Eastbourne Avenue and a 10-Foot AlleyOrdinanceSale of Property - Former Bed of Eastbourne Avenue and a 10-Foot Alley 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, extending Westerly 284 feet, more or less, from a 10-foot alley, to the westernmost extremity of it, and a 10-foot alley, extending Westerly 56.4 feet, more or less, from Elrino Street and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0209 0 Zoning Code - ModificationsOrdinanceZoning Code - Modifications For the purpose of making needed improvements to certain provisions that, during the course of actively implementing the new Zoning Code, were discovered to be functionally impractical or otherwise in need of modification to abate previously unanticipated consequences; correcting various errors, omissions, and inconsistencies; correcting, clarifying, and conforming various references and terminology; and generally relating to the zoning and development laws of the City of Baltimore.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0210 0 Zoning - Conditional Use - Amending Ordinance 16-469OrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use - Amending Ordinance 16-469 For the purpose of amending Ordinance 16-469 to reauthorize and continue the permission for the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a parking lot for the parking of 4 or more automobiles on the property known as 4001 Roland Avenue; providing for the automatic termination of this Ordinance; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0211 0 Bond Issue - Affordable Housing Loan - $10,000,000OrdinanceBond Issue - Affordable Housing Loan - $10,000,000 For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to General Assembly House Resolution IV and Senate Resolution II of 2018 approved by the members of the Maryland General Assembly representing Baltimore City) to create a debt, and to issue and sell its certificates of indebtedness as evidence thereof, and proceeds not exceeding $10,000,000 from the sale of such certificates of indebtedness to be used for the cost of issuance, including the expense of engraving, printing, advertising, attorneys' fees, and all other incidental expenses connected therewith, and the remainder of such proceeds to be used for or in connection with planning, developing, executing, and making operative the Affordable Housing Program of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, including, but not limited to, the acquisition, by purchase, lease, condemnation or any other legal means, of land or property, or any right, interest, franchise, easement or privilege therein, in the City of Baltimore; the payment of any and all costs aAssigned  Action details Not available
18-0212 0 Bond Issue - School Loan - $38,000,000OrdinanceBond Issue - School Loan - $38,000,000 For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to General Assembly House Resolution II and Senate Resolution IV of 2018 approved by the members of the Maryland General Assembly representing Baltimore City) to create a debt, and to issue and sell, at any time or from time to time and in one or more series its certificates of indebtedness as evidence thereof, and proceeds not exceeding $38,000,000 from the sale of such certificates of indebtedness to be used for the cost of issuance, including the expense of engraving, printing, advertising, attorneys’ fees, and all other incidental expenses connected therewith ( which may include the proportion of the compensation of employees and general administrative expenses of the Department of Finance reasonably allocated to the issuance of the bonds); and the remainder of such proceeds shall be used for the acquisition, by purchase, lease, condemnation or any other legal means, of land or property, or any rights therein, in the City of Baltimore, and demolishing, construAssigned  Action details Not available
18-0213 0 Bond Issue - Community and Economic Development Loan - $47,000,000OrdinanceBond Issue - Community and Economic Development Loan - $47,000,000 For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to General Assembly House Resolution III and Senate Resolution I of 2018 approved by the members of the Maryland General Assembly representing Baltimore City) to create a debt, and to issue and sell its certificates of indebtedness as evidence thereof, and proceeds not exceeding $47,000,000 from the sale of such certificates of indebtedness to be used for the cost of issuance, including the expense of engraving, printing, advertising, attorneys' fees, and all other incidental expenses connected therewith, and the remainder of such proceeds to be used for or in connection with planning, developing, executing, and making operative the community, commercial and industrial economic development programs of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, including, but not limited to, the acquisition, by purchase, lease, condemnation or any other legal means, of land or property, or any right, interest, franchise, easement or privilege therein, in tAssigned  Action details Not available
18-0214 0 Bond Issue - Recreation, Parks and Public Facilities Loan - $65,000,000OrdinanceBond Issue - Recreation, Parks and Public Facilities Loan - $65,000,000 For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to General Assembly House Resolution I and Senate Resolution III of 2018 approved by the members of the Maryland General Assembly representing Baltimore City) to create a debt, and to issue and sell its certificates of indebtedness as evidence thereof, and proceeds not exceeding $65,000,000 from the sale of such certificates of indebtedness to be used for the cost of issuance, including the expense of engraving, printing, advertising, attorneys’ fees, and all other incidental expenses connected therewith (which may include the proportion of the compensation of employees and general administrative expenses of the Department of Finance reasonably allocated to the issuance of the bonds); for the development of the buildings and facilities owned or controlled by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore and the Enoch Pratt Free Library, and the development of public park and recreational land, property, buildings, structures or facilitieAssigned  Action details Not available
18-0074R 0 Informational Hearing - Impact of Net Neutrality Repeal on City OperationsCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Impact of Net Neutrality Repeal on City Operations For the purpose of calling on representatives from the Mayor’s Office of Information Technology, the Department of Finance, the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore City Public Schools, and the Municipal Telephone Exchange to appear before the City Council to discuss the potential impact of net neutrality repeal on their technology plans and the City’s costs, as well as what steps can be taken to mitigate the risks posed by net neutrality repeal.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0075R 0 Informational Hearing - Municipal Broadband Feasibility StudyCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Municipal Broadband Feasibility Study For the purpose of requesting that the Department of Finance, the Department of Transportation, and the Mayor’s Office of Information Technology appear before the City Council to discuss how they can collaborate to produce a formal feasibility study on developing a municipal-owned broadband network in Baltimore capable of ensuring that all Baltimore families have adequate internet access options.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0076R 0 Investigative Hearing - Physical Status of the Municipal Conduit SystemCity Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - Physical Status of the Municipal Conduit System For the purpose of calling on representatives from the Department of Transportation and its Conduit Section Engineering group to appear before the City Council to discuss the physical condition of the Municipal Conduit System, its current reach, maintenance plans, and any plans to expand the system.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0185 0 Non-Owner-Occupied Dwelling Units, Rooming Houses, and Vacant Structures - Rental Dwellings - Registration and LicensingOrdinanceNon-Owner-Occupied Dwelling Units, Rooming Houses, and Vacant Structures - Rental Dwellings - Registration and Licensing For the purpose of adding certain non-owner-occupied 1- and 2-family dwellings to the licensing, inspection, and related requirements for multi-family dwellings and rooming houses (collectively, “rental dwellings”); modifying the procedures and prerequisites for the registration of certain non-owner-occupied dwellings, rooming houses, and vacant structures; modifying the procedures and prerequisites for the licensing of rental dwellings; providing for the denial, suspension, or revocation of a rental dwelling license under certain circumstances; providing for judicial and appellate review of administrative decisions relating to the registration or the licensing of these structures; amending the underlying definition of “rooming house” to clarify its applicability to a bed and breakfast facility; defining and redefining certain other terms; imposing certain penalties; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related language; providing certain transition rules for prAdvanced to Enrolled 3rd Reader  Action details Not available
18-0195 0`PACE Loan Program - CorrectiveOrdinancePACE Loan Program - Corrective For the purpose of clarifying the description of priorities to which surcharge payments received under the PACE Loan Program must be credited.3rd Reader, for final passage  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.Advanced to 3rd Reader on same day  Action details Not available
17-0079 0 Rezoning - 2300 Edmondson AvenueOrdinanceRezoning - 2300 Edmondson Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 2300 Edmondson Avenue, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-7 Zoning District to the C-1 Zoning District.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0052R 0 Informational Hearing - Baltimore’s Disaster PreparednessCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Baltimore’s Disaster Preparedness For the purpose of calling on representatives from the City agencies charged with preparing for, and responding to, disasters in our City to appear before the City Council to discuss the current state of Baltimore’s disaster preparedness and how lessons learned from recent disaster responses can be applied here at home to ensure the best possible response to any threats we may face.Adopted  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available