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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/9/2018 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 7-9-18 Journal 7-9-18  
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18-0091R 0 Budget Oversight Hearings for Baltimore City Police DepartmentCity Council ResolutionBudget Oversight Hearings for Baltimore City Police Department For the purpose of calling for monthly budget oversight hearings for the Baltimore Police Department regarding staffing, payroll, and overtime to improve transparency and accountability in the allocation of more than $500 million in public funding for the vital task of protecting Baltimore’s residents.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0092R 0 Monthly Council Stat Meetings for Baltimore City Police DepartmentCity Council ResolutionMonthly Council Stat Meetings for Baltimore City Police Department For the purpose of calling for the Baltimore City Police Department to participate in monthly Council Stat Meetings in order to provide more frequent legislative oversight into the Department’s fight to reduce crime in Baltimore.Assigned  Action details Not available
18-0093R 0 The Reunification of FamiliesCity Council ResolutionThe Reunification of Families For the purpose of calling on the Federal Government to immediately reunify all families separated under the “zero tolerance” immigration policy, to end contracts with private prisons and jurisdictions benefitting from the incarceration of families, and to reconstitute and repurpose ICE; calling on Governor Hogan and the State of Maryland to ensure no State resources are used to separate families and calling on jurisdictions around the State to disentangle local law enforcement from immigration enforcement; and for the purpose of expressing Baltimore’s opposition to the separation and prolonged detention of families.Adopted  Action details Not available
18-0259 0 Fire Code - Repealing Appendix DOrdinanceFire Code - Repealing Appendix D For the purpose of amending the City Fire Code to repeal Appendix D {“Fire Apparatus Access Roads”}; and providing for a special effective date.Held for 1 meeting  Action details Not available
18-0187 0 Zoning - Use Regulation - Live EntertainmentOrdinanceZoning - Use Regulation - Live Entertainment For the purpose of clarifying that, in a certain circumstance, the Mayor and City Council may approve a conditional use for live entertainment; and providing that live entertainment in the C-4 Zoning District requires conditional use approval by Ordinance of the Mayor and City Council.3rd Reader, for final passage  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.3rd Reader, for final passage  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.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0002R 0 Coordinated Agency Violence Reduction StrategyCity Council ResolutionCoordinated Agency Violence Reduction Strategy For the purpose of requesting that the Baltimore Police Commissioner, the Baltimore Health Commissioner, the Director of Department of Public Works, the Director of Transportation, the Director of Recreation and Parks, the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, the Baltimore Housing Commissioner, the Director of CitiStat, and the President of the Baltimore Development Corporation present to the City Council on a coordinated violence reduction strategy for Baltimore.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.Adopted  Action details Not available
18-0199 0 Charter Amendment - Office of the Inspector GeneralMayor and City Council Res.Charter Amendment - Office of the Inspector General For the purpose of creating an independent Office of the Inspector General headed by an Inspector General; establishing the process for appointing and terminating the Inspector General; establishing the powers and duties of the Office of the Inspector General; appointing the Inspector General to serve as the Executive Director of the Board of Ethics; granting the Inspector General the authority to cancel or suspend certain contracts with the concurrence of the City Solicitor; setting a minimum guaranteed funding level for the Office of the Inspector General; setting a minimum guaranteed compensation level for the Inspector General; granting the Inspector General the power to issue subpoenas; requiring the Office of the Inspector General to issue an annual public report; requiring City employees and officials to forward certain types of complaints to the Office of the Inspector General; requiring the Office of the Inspector General to keep the identities of complainants confidential to the extent allowed by law; establishing proceduApproved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
18-0200 0 City Property - Renaming Radecke Park to Ralph Sears Fields at Radecke ParkOrdinanceCity Property - Renaming Radecke Park to Ralph Sears Fields at Radecke Park For the purpose of changing the name of Radecke Park, located at 5602 Radecke Avenue, to Ralph Sears Fields at Radecke Park.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
18-0215 0 Maryland Department of Transportation - County Transportation Revenue Bonds - Series 2018Mayor and City Council Res.Maryland Department of Transportation - County Transportation Revenue Bonds - Series 2018 For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (the “City”) to enter into an agreement with the Maryland Department of Transportation in connection with the participation by the City in the proceeds derived from the sale of certain bonds, to be known as Department of Transportation of Maryland County Transportation Revenue Bonds, Series 2018 or as otherwise designated by the Secretary of Transportation and to be issued pursuant to Title 3, Subtitle 5 of the Transportation Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland, as amended; authorizing certain officials of the City to take certain actions in connection with the City’s participation in the proceeds of the sale of such bonds; providing for the pledge of the City’s share of Highway User Revenues to the payment of such bonds; providing that neither the faith and credit nor the taxing power of the City shall be pledged to the City’s payment obligations under the Participation Agreement identified herein; providing for the sApproved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
18-0216 0 City Property - Renaming Ambrose Kennedy Park to Henrietta Lacks Educational ParkOrdinanceCity Property - Renaming Ambrose Kennedy Park to Henrietta Lacks Educational Park For the purpose of changing the name of Ambrose Kennedy Park, located at 1002 Harford Avenue, to Henrietta Lacks Educational Park.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
18-0222 0 Charter Amendment - Equity Assistance FundMayor and City Council Res.Charter Amendment - Equity Assistance Fund For the purpose of authorizing the establishment of a continuing, nonlapsing Equity Assistance Fund, to be used exclusively to assist efforts that reduce inequity based on race, gender, or economic status in Baltimore; requiring that the annual Ordinance of Estimates include a specified appropriation for the Equity Assistance Fund; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
18-0223 0 Equity Assessment ProgramOrdinanceEquity Assessment Program For the purpose of providing for the implementation of an Equity Assessment Program for Baltimore City, to be developed and overseen by the Department of Planning; requiring City agencies to assess existing and proposed policies and practices for disparate outcomes based on race, gender, or income and to proactively develop policies, practices, and investments to prevent and redress those disparate outcomes; defining certain terms; providing for the adoption of rules and regulations to carry out this Program; requiring certain notices and reports; and generally relating to the goal of eliminating structural and institutional racism and other forms of discrimination based on immutable characteristics.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
18-0251 0 Obstructing Traffic in an Intersection - $125 FineOrdinanceObstructing Traffic in an Intersection - $125 Fine For the purpose of changing the fine for obstructing or impeding the free flow of traffic within an intersection or a marked crosswalk from $250 to $125; clarifying and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to fines for obstructing or impeding the free flow of traffic.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
18-0264 0 Charter Amendment - Charter Commission General RecommendationsMayor and City Council Res.Charter Amendment - Charter Commission General Recommendations For the purpose of increasing the City’s record keeping flexibility; repealing an obsolete provision regarding the City’s official time; improving the City’s legislative and administrative flexibility by removing redundant Charter provisions and language more appropriate for ordinances or regulations; removing Charter provisions found to simply restate applicable State law; requiring the Department of Finance to employ at least 1 Certified Public Accountant to perform certain duties; allowing certain agencies to be designated by law to approve the withdrawal of City monies from depositories; removing certain formal lien requirements from the Charter; clarifying that the review of disciplinary matters by the Board of Fire Commissioners is at the request of the Fire Chief; clarifying the authority of the Mayor to appoint the Board of Recreation and Parks; modernizing various public notice provisions, including removing mandatory requirements for notice to be published in a newspaper of general circulation in Baltimore CitApproved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available