Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/14/2019 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 1-14-19 Journal 1-14-19  
Attachments:
File #Ver.Agenda #NameTypeTitleActionResultAction DetailsVideo
18-0174 0 City Streets - Closing - Brunt Court and Certain Alleys Bounded by Robert Street, Division Street, Wilson Street, and Brunt StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - Brunt Court and Certain Alleys Bounded by Robert Street, Division Street, Wilson Street, and Brunt Street For the purpose of condemning and closing Brunt Court and certain alleys of varying widths bounded by Robert Street, Division Street, Wilson Street, and Brunt Street, as shown on Plat 326-A-31A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
18-0175 0 City Streets - Closing - All Streets and Alleys Bounded by East Biddle Street, Greenmount Avenue, East Chase Street, and FallswayOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - All Streets and Alleys Bounded by East Biddle Street, Greenmount Avenue, East Chase Street, and Fallsway For the purpose of condemning and closing all streets and alleys bounded by East Biddle Street, Greenmount Avenue, East Chase Street, and Fallsway, as shown on Plat 331-A-14A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
18-0198 0 City Streets - Closing - Denmore Avenue and Certain Alleys Lying Between West Garrison Avenue, Park Heights Avenue, Woodland Avenue, and Edgemere AvenueOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - Denmore Avenue and Certain Alleys Lying Between West Garrison Avenue, Park Heights Avenue, Woodland Avenue, and Edgemere Avenue For the purpose of condemning and closing Denmore Avenue and certain alleys of varying widths lying between West Garrison Avenue, Park Heights Avenue, Woodland Avenue, and Edgemere Avenue, as shown on Plat 332-A-29A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
18-0203 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 3 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variances - 301 East 28th StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 3 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variances - 301 East 28th Street For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 3 dwelling units in the R-7 Zoning District on the property known as 301 East 28th Street (Block 3844, Lot 079), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain bulk regulations (lot area) and certain off-street parking regulations.   Action details Not available
18-0217 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - 1823 West Baltimore StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - 1823 West Baltimore 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 1823 West Baltimore Street (Block 0208, Lot 012), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.   Action details Not available
18-0221 0 Recordation and Transfer Taxes - Surtax - Dedicating Surtax Proceeds to Affordable Housing Trust FundOrdinanceRecordation and Transfer Taxes - Surtax - Dedicating Surtax Proceeds to Affordable Housing Trust Fund For the purpose of imposing a surtax on recordations subject to the recordation tax and a surtax on property transfers subject to the transfer tax; providing for an exemption from these surtaxes for certain residential properties; dedicating the proceeds from these surtaxes to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund created by City Charter Article 1, § 14; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related language; and generally relating to the City’s recordation and transfer taxes.   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.   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.   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.   Action details Not available
18-0238 0 Baltimore City Parking Authority - ContractsOrdinanceBaltimore City Parking Authority - Contracts For the purpose of modifying the contract-expenditure threshold that requires approval of a Parking Authority contract by the Board of Estimates.   Action details Not available
18-0254 0 Property Tax Credit - School Public Safety OfficersOrdinanceProperty Tax Credit - School Public Safety Officers For the purpose of extending the property tax credit provided for public safety officers employed by certain agencies to also include public safety officers employed by the Baltimore City Public School System; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
18-0257 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 4 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 310 East Lanvale StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 4 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 310 East Lanvale Street For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 4 dwelling units in the R-8 Zoning District on the property known as 310 East Lanvale Street (Block 1103, Lot 050), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain bulk and yard and off-street parking requirements.   Action details Not available
18-0258 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 417 East Lafayette AvenueOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 417 East Lafayette 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 417 East Lafayette Avenue (Block 1104, Lot 024), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting a variance from certain off-street parking requirements.   Action details Not available
18-0272 0 Zoning - Sign RegulationsOrdinanceZoning - Sign Regulations For the purpose of repealing and replacing Title 17 {“Signs”} of the Zoning Code of Baltimore City to create a new method for the classification and review of signs; creating standards for signs by zoning district; creating a new method for the creation of Areas of Special Signage Control and corresponding Signage Plans; defining and redefining related terms; conforming related sections; and generally relating to the zoning and development laws of Baltimore City.   Action details Not available
18-0273 0 Repeal of Ordinance 11-562 - 6709 Pulaski Highway Planned Unit DevelopmentOrdinanceRepeal of Ordinance 11-562 - 6709 Pulaski Highway Planned Unit Development For the purpose of repealing Ordinance 11-562, which designated certain property as an Industrial Planned Unit Development known as 6709 Pulaski Highway; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
18-0276 0 Lactation Accommodations in the WorkplaceOrdinanceLactation Accommodations in the Workplace For the purpose of requiring certain employers to provide certain lactation accommodations (including lactation breaks and locations) and to develop, distribute, and implement certain policies and procedures for providing these lactation accommodations; establishing minimum standards for lactation accommodations; defining certain terms; providing for certain exceptions and authorizing certain waivers or variances under certain conditions; requiring employers to maintain certain records; prohibiting retaliatory or discriminatory actions against persons exercising rights under this Ordinance; authorizing the adoption of administrative rule and regulations to carry out this Ordinance; providing for administrative and judicial review of and remedial relief for violations; imposing certain criminal penalties for violations; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the required provision of certain lactation accommodations for employees.   Action details Not available
18-0292 0 Urban Renewal - Market Center - Amendment __OrdinanceUrban Renewal - Market Center - Amendment __ For the purpose of amending the Urban Renewal Plan for Market Center to reauthorize the acquisition of properties within the Project Area and to extend the life of the Plan; 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.   Action details Not available
EA18-0222 0 Dr. Joel F. Fitzgerald, PH.D.Executive NominationDr. Joel F. Fitzgerald, PH.D. Commissioner - Baltimore Police DepartmentWithdrawn by Request of the Mayor  Action details Not available
EA19-0223 0 Wendy L. BlairExecutive NominationWendy L. Blair Member - Inclusionary Housing Board - District 14Assigned  Action details Not available
EA19-0224 0 Denise DeLeaverExecutive NominationDenise DeLeaver Member - Inclusionary Housing Board - District 7Assigned  Action details Not available
EA19-0225 0 Arlene B. Fisher, MSWExecutive NominationArlene B. Fisher, MSW Member - Inclusionary Housing Board - District 9Assigned  Action details Not available
EA19-0226 0 Melvin L. FreemanExecutive NominationMelvin L. Freeman Member - Inclusionary Housing Board - District 3Assigned  Action details Not available
EA19-0227 0 Taylora Imes-ThomasExecutive NominationTaylora Imes-Thomas Member - Inclusionary Housing Board - District 7Assigned  Action details Not available
EA19-0228 0 Michael G. Middleton, Sr.Executive NominationMichael G. Middleton, Sr. Member - Inclusionary Housing Board - District 5Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0315 0 Waterfront Management District and Waterfront Management Authority - Renewal Through April 23, 2023Mayor and City Council Res.Waterfront Management District and Waterfront Management Authority - Renewal Through April 23, 2023 For the purpose of renewing and continuing the Waterfront Management District and Waterfront Management Authority; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the activities and authority of the Waterfront Management District and Waterfront Management Authority.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0316 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Baltimore City Information and Technology - $5,217,659OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Baltimore City Information and Technology - $5,217,659 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $5,217,659 to Baltimore City Information and Technology - Service 805 (Enterprise IT Delivery Services), to provide funding to support the Dispatch Console & Fire Station Alerting upgrade; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0317 0 City Streets - Opening - Portion of a 3-Foot AlleyOrdinanceCity Streets - Opening - Portion of a 3-Foot Alley For the purpose of condemning and opening a portion of a 3-foot alley, extending Southerly 16 feet from the northern property line in the rear of the property known as 19 North Fremont Avenue, as shown on Plat 329-A-25 in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0318 0 City Streets - Closing - West Fairmount Avenue, a 10-Foot Alley, a Portion of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, and a Portion of a 3-Foot AlleyOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - West Fairmount Avenue, a 10-Foot Alley, a Portion of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, and a Portion of a 3-Foot Alley For the purpose of condemning and closing West Fairmount Avenue, a 10-foot alley, a portion of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, and a portion of a 3-foot alley bounded by North Fremont Avenue, West Fayette Street, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, and West Baltimore Street, as shown on Plat 329-A-25A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0319 0 Sale of Property - Former Bed of West Fairmount Avenue, a 10-Foot Alley, a Portion of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, and a Portion of a 3-Foot AlleyOrdinanceSale of Property - Former Bed of West Fairmount Avenue, a 10-Foot Alley, a Portion of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, and a Portion of a 3-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 West Fairmount Avenue, a 10-foot alley, a portion of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, and a portion of a 3-foot alley bounded by North Fremont Avenue, West Fayette Street, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, and West Baltimore Street and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0320 0 Passenger-for-Hire Services Tax - CorrectiveOrdinancePassenger-for-Hire Services Tax - Corrective For the purpose of correcting provisions governing the City’s passenger-for-hire excise tax to conform with limitations imposed by State law; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the imposition and collection of an excise tax on passenger-for-hire services.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0321 0 Zoning - Modifications to Approved Final Development PlansOrdinanceZoning - Modifications to Approved Final Development Plans For the purpose of modifying the procedure by which a major change may be made to an approved planned unit development.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0322 0 Rezoning - 1818 East Pratt StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 1818 East Pratt Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1818 East Pratt Street (Block 1745, Lot 026), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the C-1 Zoning District.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0323 0 Hotels - Anti-Human Trafficking TrainingOrdinanceHotels - Anti-Human Trafficking Training For the purpose of requiring hotels to provide all hotel employees with anti-human trafficking training on an annual basis; conforming and correcting related provisions; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0122R 0 Recognizing January as Human Trafficking Awareness MonthCity Council ResolutionRecognizing January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month For the purpose of recognizing January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month and recognizing the tireless and ongoing efforts of the Baltimore City Human Trafficking Collaborative in educating the citizens of Baltimore to assist in the prevention of human trafficking and supporting victims of human sex and labor trafficking.Adopted  Action details Not available
19-0123R 0 Request for State Action - Removing Financial Incentives for Trash IncinerationCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Removing Financial Incentives for Trash Incineration For the purpose of supporting changes to State law governing Maryland’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (“RPS”) that remove incentives for the incineration of trash under the RPS; supporting an increase in the amount of renewable electricity required under the RPS to 50% by 2030; supporting investing in clean-energy workforce development while targeting economically distressed parts of the State and individuals who have historically experienced barriers to employment; and supporting the availability of more funding for investment capital and loans to help minority, veteran, and woman-owned businesses grow within the clean energy economy.Adopted  Action details Not available
19-0124R 0 Request for State Action - Baltimore Police Commissioner Search CommitteeCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Baltimore Police Commissioner Search Committee For the purpose of calling on the Maryland General Assembly to enact and the Governor to sign legislation that creates the Baltimore Police Commissioner Search Committee.Adopted  Action details Not available
19-0125R 0 Request for State Action - Baltimore Police Department Civilian StaffingCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Baltimore Police Department Civilian Staffing For the purpose of calling on the Maryland General Assembly to enact, and the Governor to sign, legislation that mandates a sworn officer to civilian employee staffing ratio for the Baltimore Police Department.Adopted  Action details Not available
19-0126R 0 Request for State Action - Support for the Water Taxpayer Protection ActCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Support for the Water Taxpayer Protection Act For the purpose of requesting that the Maryland General Assembly pass the Water Taxpayer Protection Act to stop the practice of selling Baltimore City residential property and places of worship to enforce a lien for unpaid charges for water and sewer service.Adopted  Action details Not available
19-0127R 0 Request for State Action - Reform Residential Retail Electricity and Natural Gas MarketsCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Reform Residential Retail Electricity and Natural Gas Markets For the purpose of calling on the Baltimore City delegation to the 2019 Maryland General Assembly to create legislation that requires the Public Service Commission to collect and analyze retail electric and natural gas supplier actual rates, usage, and zip-code information and data for residential customers; eliminate retail supplier individual residential market contracts; make aggregated supply options that would lower costs available to households; and enact additional consumer pricing and contract safeguards for all Maryland residents who choose third-party energy supply.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0128R 0 Request for State Action - Ranked Choice Voting or Open PrimariesCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Ranked Choice Voting or Open Primaries For the purpose of calling on the General Assembly to pass and the Governor to sign HB26, which authorizes Baltimore City to adopt either a ranked choice or open primary election voting system, to ensure inclusive and democratic elections for City officials.Adopted  Action details Not available
19-0129R 0 Temporary Relief for Federal Furloughed EmployeesCity Council ResolutionTemporary Relief for Federal Furloughed Employees For the purpose of calling on all Baltimore City landlords and utility companies to extend a grace period for the duration of the federal government shutdown to all furloughed federal employees and contractors and forbear any adverse action against them until the shutdown’s conclusion.Adopted  Action details Not available
EA18-0208 0 David C. RyerExecutive NominationDavid C. Ryer Member - Inclusionary Housing Board - District 7Withdrawn by Request of the Mayor  Action details Not available
EA18-0210 0 David BowersExecutive NominationDavid Bowers Member - Affordable Housing Trust Fund Commission - District 9Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA18-0211 0 Tisha Guthrie, MSW, LGSWExecutive NominationTisha Guthrie, MSW, LGSW Member - Affordable Housing Trust Fund Commission - District 11Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA18-0212 0 Damien HausslingExecutive NominationDamien Haussling Member - Affordable Housing Trust Fund Commission - District 12Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA18-0213 0 Charles M. HillExecutive NominationCharles M. Hill Member - Affordable Housing Trust Fund Commission - District 4Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA18-0214 0 Alan R. IngrahamExecutive NominationAlan R. Ingraham Member - Affordable Housing Trust Fund CommissionConfirmed  Action details Not available
EA18-0215 0 Iletha JoynesExecutive NominationIletha Joynes Member - Affordable Housing Trust Fund Commission - District 5Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA18-0216 0 Vernadine KimballExecutive NominationVernadine Kimball Member - Affordable Housing Trust Fund Commission - District 8Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA18-0217 0 Shannon E. SnowExecutive NominationShannon E. Snow Member - Affordable Housing Trust Fund Commission - District 14Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA18-0219 0 Ernst ValeryExecutive NominationErnst Valery Member - Affordable Housing Trust Fund Commission - District 5Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA18-0220 0 Tiara N. WatkinsExecutive NominationTiara N. Watkins Member - Affordable Housing Trust Fund Commission - District 13Confirmed  Action details Not available
18-0281 0 City Streets - Closing - A Portion of South Washington StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - A Portion of South Washington Street For the purpose of condemning and closing a portion of South Washington Street, extending from Aliceanna Street southerly 90 feet to the southernmost extremity of it, as shown on Plat 344-A-60A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
18-0282 0 City Streets - Opening - A 10-Foot Alley Bounded by North Howard Street, West 24th Street, Mace Street, and West 23rd StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Opening - A 10-Foot Alley Bounded by North Howard Street, West 24th Street, Mace Street, and West 23rd Street For the purpose of condemning and opening a 10-foot alley bounded by North Howard Street, West 24th Street, Mace Street, and West 23rd Street, as shown on Plat 105-B-50 in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
18-0283 0 City Streets - Closing - A 10-Foot Alley Bounded by North Howard Street, West 24th Street, Mace Street, and West 23rd StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - A 10-Foot Alley Bounded by North Howard Street, West 24th Street, Mace Street, and West 23rd Street For the purpose of condemning and closing a 10-foot alley bounded by North Howard Street, West 24th Street, Mace Street, and West 23rd Street, as shown on Plat 105-B-50A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
18-0290 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Residential Care Facility - Variances - 1208, 1210-1222, and 1224-1226 East Baltimore StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Residential Care Facility - Variances - 1208, 1210-1222, and 1224-1226 East Baltimore Street For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a residential care facility on the properties known as 1208, 1210-1222, and 1224-1226 East Baltimore Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain bulk and yard regulations for rear yard and building height and from certain off-street parking regulations.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available