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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/19/2019 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 8-19-19 Journal 8-19-19  
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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.   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.   Action details Not available
19-0333 0 Rezoning - 801-803 North Chester StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 801-803 North Chester Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 801-803 North Chester Street (Block 1605, Lots 001 and 002), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the C-1 Zoning District.   Action details Not available
19-0356 0 Zoning Map Amendment - 123 South Chester StreetOrdinanceZoning Map Amendment - 123 South Chester Street For the purpose of amending the Zoning District Map for the R-8 zoned property known as 123 South Chester Street (Block 1748, Lot 041), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, to apply a Rowhouse Mixed-Use Overlay District (R-MU) designation; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
19-0373 0 Urban Renewal - Canton Industrial Area - Amendment _OrdinanceUrban Renewal - Canton Industrial Area - Amendment _ For the purpose of amending the Urban Renewal Plan for Canton Industrial Area to revise the boundary area of the Plan to remove a certain property and to revise certain exhibits to reflect the change; 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
EA19-0244 0 Thomas K.M. Cudjoe, MD, MPHExecutive NominationThomas K.M. Cudjoe, MD, MPH Member - Commission on Aging and Retirement Education - 7th DistrictAssigned  Action details Not available
19-0423 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Parking Lot - A Portion of 2700 Madison Avenue Known as 3002 East DriveOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Parking Lot - A Portion of 2700 Madison Avenue Known as 3002 East Drive For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a parking lot on a portion of the property known as 2700 Madison Avenue, the portion being known as 3002 East Drive, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0424 0 Corrective Bill 2019 - GeneralOrdinanceCorrective Bill 2019 - General For the purpose of correcting various errors and omissions in the City Code; correcting, clarifying, and conforming certain inconsistent, superfluous, vague, and other unclear language; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0425 0 Corrective Bill 2019 - ZoningOrdinanceCorrective Bill 2019 - Zoning For the purpose of correcting various errors and omissions in the Zoning Code Article; correcting, clarifying, and conforming certain inconsistent, superfluous, vague, and other unclear language; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0426 0 Rezoning - Block PSCO Lot 085OrdinanceRezoning - Block PSCO Lot 085 For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as Block PSCO Lot 085, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-2 Zoning District to the R-8 Zoning District.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0427 0 Rezoning - 1020 West Pratt StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 1020 West Pratt Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1020 West Pratt Street (Block 0251, Lot 032), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the IMU-1 Zoning District.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0428 0 Human-Trafficking Notice Requirements - City-Owned and -Occupied BuildingsOrdinanceHuman-Trafficking Notice Requirements - City-Owned and -Occupied Buildings For the purpose of requiring city-owned and -occupied buildings to place a notice regarding the human-trafficking prevention hotline certain locations; and conforming and clarifying related provisions.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0429 0 Vacant Structures - Posting Owner InformationOrdinanceVacant Structures - Posting Owner Information For the purpose of requiring that owners of certain vacant structures to conspicuously post on the exterior of the structure certain information regarding the ownership of the structure; requiring that the sign meet certain specifications; specifying when signs must be posted; dedicating a certain portion of the fine proceeds to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund; conforming related provisions; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0430 0 Repeal of Ordinance 16-580 -Northwood Commons Planned Unit DevelopmentOrdinanceRepeal of Ordinance 16-580 -Northwood Commons Planned Unit Development For the purpose of repealing Ordinance 16-580, which designated certain properties as a Business Planned Unit Development known as Northwood Commons; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0431 0 Towing - Licensing and RegulationOrdinanceTowing - Licensing and Regulation For the purpose of consolidating the licensing and regulation of towing services in Baltimore City under one administrative body; defining certain terms; establishing the Board of Towing to regulate certain towing services in Baltimore City; requiring a license to perform certain towing services; specifying certain towing services that require additional certification; establishing certain standards of operation; prohibiting certain conduct; imposing certain penalties; allowing for licensure sanctions in certain situations; establishing a hearing process for licensure discipline; allowing for appeals in certain situations; and generally relating to the licensing and regulation of towing services in Baltimore City.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0432 0 Campaign Signs in Residential Areas - Repeal of Earliest Date RequirementOrdinanceCampaign Signs in Residential Areas - Repeal of Earliest Date Requirement For the purpose of repealing a prohibition on erecting campaign signs on residential property prior to a certain date; and conforming and clarifying related provisions.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0158R 0 Approval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License to a Class A-7 License - 1503-05 Light StreetCity Council ResolutionApproval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License to a Class A-7 License - 1503-05 Light Street For the purpose of providing the required approval under Md. Code Ann., Alc. Bev. § 12-902.1(c)(1) to allow the license holder holding a valid Class B-D-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License issued for 1503-05 Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21230 to apply to the Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore City to exchange their Class B-D-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License for a Class A-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0159R 0 Investigative Hearing - Building Backups of Untreated SewageCity Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - Building Backups of Untreated Sewage For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Public Works, Law Department, Office of Information and Technology, Health Department, Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management to appear before the City Council to discuss the effectiveness and sufficiency of measures being taken to address basement backups of raw sewage in the City.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0160R 0 Informational Hearing - Solid Waste Enterprise FundCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Solid Waste Enterprise Fund For the purpose of inviting the Director of the Department of General Services, the Director of the Office of Sustainability, the Director of the Department of Public Works, the Department of Public Works’ Bureau Head of Solid Waste, the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Innovation, the Director of the Department of Planning, the Director of the Department of Finance, and the Department of Finance’s Budget Director of the Bureau of the Budget and Management Research to discuss the potential benefits and challenges relating to the creation of a solid waste enterprise fund.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0161R 0 International Overdose Awareness DayCity Council ResolutionInternational Overdose Awareness Day For the purpose of recognizing August 31, 2019 as International Overdose Awareness Day.Adopted  Action details Not available
19-0162R 0 Informational Hearing - Baltimore’s Fiscal Readiness for KirwanCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Baltimore’s Fiscal Readiness for Kirwan For the purpose of requesting the Director of the Baltimore City Department of Finance to brief the City Council on the City’s fiscal readiness for any recommendations that the Kirwan Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education may put forward to alter public school funding formulas for Baltimore City, and requesting the CEO of the Baltimore City Public School System to discuss the implications to City schools if the Kirwan Commission’s recommendations are not passed or, if passed, are inadequate to ensure that Baltimore City public schools receive the State funding they deserve.Assigned  Action details Not available
EA19-0242 0 Chichi Nyagah-NashExecutive NominationChichi Nyagah-Nash Director - Baltimore City Department of General ServicesConfirmed  Action details Not available
EA19-0243 0 Steve SharkeyExecutive NominationSteve Sharkey Director - Baltimore City Department of Transportation - District 10Confirmed  Action details Not available
19-0404 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Baltimore City Information and Technology Department - $10,000,000OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Baltimore City Information and Technology Department - $10,000,000 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $10,000,000 to the Baltimore City Information and Technology Department - Service 805 (Enterprise IT Delivery Services), to provide funding for the City’s ransomware response and recovery; and providing for a special effective date.Advanced to 3rd Reader on same day  Action details Not available
19-0405 0 General Fund Operating Appropriation Transfer - Transfer in the Aggregate Amount of $4,260,000 from Various Agency Services to the Department of Recreation and Parks, the Department of Transportation, and the Department of PlanningOrdinanceGeneral Fund Operating Appropriation Transfer - Transfer in the Aggregate Amount of $4,260,000 from Various Agency Services to the Department of Recreation and Parks, the Department of Transportation, and the Department of Planning For the purpose of transferring a General Fund Operating Appropriation in the aggregate amount of $4,260,000 from various agency services to the Department of Recreation and Parks for Service 648 - Community Recreation Centers, in the aggregate amount of $2,600,000, and for Service 646 - Park Maintenance, in the aggregate amount of $560,000; to the Department of Transportation for Service 683-Street Management, in the aggregate amount of $900,000; and to the Department of Planning for Service 763 - Planning and Resource Management, in the aggregate amount of $200,000; and providing for a special effective date.Advanced to 3rd Reader on same day  Action details Not available
19-0398 0 Urban Renewal - Poppleton - Amendment __OrdinanceUrban Renewal - Poppleton - Amendment __ For the purpose of amending the Urban Renewal Plan for Poppleton to modify the boundaries of the Renewal Plan to remove certain properties, to revise certain exhibits to the Plan to reflect the change in the boundaries and to delete a certain exhibit, and to conform, clarify, or correct certain references in 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.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0411 0 City Property - Renaming Fairmount Harford Building to Lake Clifton Park BuildingOrdinanceCity Property - Renaming Fairmount Harford Building to Lake Clifton Park Building For the purpose of changing the name of Fairmount Harford Building (School #456), located at 2555 Harford Road, to Lake Clifton Park Building (School #456); and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0390 0 Rezoning - 1617 Broening HighwayOrdinanceRezoning - 1617 Broening Highway For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1617 Broening Highway (Block 6810, Lot 001), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the C-4 Zoning District to the C-3 Zoning District.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0397 0 Repeal of Ordinance 03-613 - University of Maryland BioPark Planned Unit DevelopmentOrdinanceRepeal of Ordinance 03-613 - University of Maryland BioPark Planned Unit Development For the purpose of repealing Ordinance 03-613, as amended by Ordinance 11-477, which designated certain properties as a Business Planned Unit Development known as University of Maryland BioPark; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0399 0 Rezoning - 755, 757, 759, 761, and 763 West Fayette Street, 760 West Baltimore Street, Block 0626, Lot 053 (k/a NWC Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and West Baltimore Street), and a Portion of the Former Bed of West Fairmount AvenueOrdinanceRezoning - 755, 757, 759, 761, and 763 West Fayette Street, 760 West Baltimore Street, Block 0626, Lot 053 (k/a NWC Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and West Baltimore Street), and a Portion of the Former Bed of West Fairmount Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 755, 757, 759, 761, and 763 West Fayette Street (Block 0626, Lots 043, 042, 041, 040, and 039, respectively), 760 West Baltimore Street (Block 0626, Lot 026A), Block 0626, Lot 053 (k/a NWC Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and West Baltimore Street), and a portion of the former bed of West Fairmount Avenue, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the BSC Zoning District.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0400 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Parking Lot - 301 East Lombard Street (Aka 300 East Pratt Street)OrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Parking Lot - 301 East Lombard Street (Aka 300 East Pratt Street) For the purpose of reauthorizing and continuing the permission for, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of an open off-street parking area on the property known as 301 East Lombard Street (aka 300 East Pratt Street) (Block 1381, Lot 002), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  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.Advanced to 3rd Reader on same day  Action details Not available
19-0414 0 High-Performance Newly Constructed Dwellings - Property Tax CreditOrdinanceHigh-Performance Newly Constructed Dwellings - Property Tax Credit For the purpose of establishing a property tax credit for high-performance newly constructed dwellings; imposing certain limitations, conditions, and qualifications for credit eligibility; providing for the amount, duration, and administration of the credit; defining certain terms, providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to a property tax credit for high-performance newly constructed dwellings.Advanced to 3rd Reader on same day  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
19-0404 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Baltimore City Information and Technology Department - $10,000,000OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Baltimore City Information and Technology Department - $10,000,000 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $10,000,000 to the Baltimore City Information and Technology Department - Service 805 (Enterprise IT Delivery Services), to provide funding for the City’s ransomware response and recovery; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
19-0405 0 General Fund Operating Appropriation Transfer - Transfer in the Aggregate Amount of $4,260,000 from Various Agency Services to the Department of Recreation and Parks, the Department of Transportation, and the Department of PlanningOrdinanceGeneral Fund Operating Appropriation Transfer - Transfer in the Aggregate Amount of $4,260,000 from Various Agency Services to the Department of Recreation and Parks, the Department of Transportation, and the Department of Planning For the purpose of transferring a General Fund Operating Appropriation in the aggregate amount of $4,260,000 from various agency services to the Department of Recreation and Parks for Service 648 - Community Recreation Centers, in the aggregate amount of $2,600,000, and for Service 646 - Park Maintenance, in the aggregate amount of $560,000; to the Department of Transportation for Service 683-Street Management, in the aggregate amount of $900,000; and to the Department of Planning for Service 763 - Planning and Resource Management, in the aggregate amount of $200,000; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
19-0414 0 High-Performance Newly Constructed Dwellings - Property Tax CreditOrdinanceHigh-Performance Newly Constructed Dwellings - Property Tax Credit For the purpose of establishing a property tax credit for high-performance newly constructed dwellings; imposing certain limitations, conditions, and qualifications for credit eligibility; providing for the amount, duration, and administration of the credit; defining certain terms, providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to a property tax credit for high-performance newly constructed dwellings.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
19-0340 0 RPP Area 18 (Middle/East/South) - Adding 800 Block of North Chester StreetOrdinanceRPP Area 18 (Middle/East/South) - Adding 800 Block of North Chester Street For the purpose of adding the 800 block of North Chester Street, both sides, to the Parking Management Plan for RPP Area 18; and correcting, conforming, and clarifying related provisions.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
19-0346 0 Repeal of Ordinance 96-032 - New Lexington Terrace Planned Unit DevelopmentOrdinanceRepeal of Ordinance 96-032 - New Lexington Terrace Planned Unit Development For the purpose of repealing Ordinance 96-032, as amended by Ordinance 98-235, which designated certain properties as a Residential Planned Unit Development known as New Lexington Terrace Planned Unit Development; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
19-0352 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variances - 645 McKewin AvenueOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variances - 645 McKewin 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-7 Zoning District on the property known as 645 McKewin Avenue (Block 4058, Lot 032), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain bulk regulations (lot area size) and off-street parking requirements.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
19-0376 0 Financial Disclosures - Fixing Filers, Filing, and FilingsOrdinanceFinancial Disclosures - Fixing Filers, Filing, and Filings For the purpose of requiring that appointees sign notices evidencing their understanding of certain requirements under the City Ethics Code; requiring that agencies identify certain positions required to file financial disclosure statements prior to filling a newly-created or vacant position; requiring that agencies include within certain job postings and advertisements whether the position is required to file a financial disclosure statement; including certain public servants within the general requirement to file financial disclosure statements; expanding the directorships that certain public servants are required to disclose on their financial disclosure statements; establishing processes for the Board of Ethics with regard to certain public servants who fail to file their financial disclosure statement by the required date; conforming and clarifying related provisions; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the City Ethics Code.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available