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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/9/2019 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 9-9-19 Journal 9-9-19  
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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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   Action details Not available
EA19-0245 0 Sabrina Johnson TurnerExecutive NominationSabrina Johnson Turner Member - Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals - District 11Assigned  Action details Not available
EA19-0246 0 Jillian AldebronExecutive NominationJillian Aldebron Member - Civilian Review Board - District 12Assigned  Action details Not available
EA19-0247 0 Tiera M. HawkesExecutive NominationTiera M. Hawkes Member - Civilian Review Board - District 3Assigned  Action details Not available
EA19-0248 0 Natalie NovakExecutive NominationNatalie Novak Member - Civilian Review Board - District 5Assigned  Action details Not available
EA19-0249 0 Wendy L. BlairExecutive NominationWendy L. Blair Member - Planning Commission - District 14Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0433 0 City Streets - Opening - Air Rights over a Portion of the Public Right of Way of the 200 Block of North BroadwayOrdinanceCity Streets - Opening - Air Rights over a Portion of the Public Right of Way of the 200 Block of North Broadway For the purpose of condemning and opening the air rights area over a portion of the public right of way of the 200 block of North Broadway, as shown on Plat 306-A-23 in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0434 0 City Streets - Closing - Air Rights over a Portion of the Public Right of Way of the 200 Block of North BroadwayOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - Air Rights over a Portion of the Public Right of Way of the 200 Block of North Broadway For the purpose of condemning and closing the air rights area over a portion of the public right of way of the 200 block of North Broadway, as shown on Plat 306-A-23A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0435 0 Sale of Property - Air Rights over a Portion of the Public Right of Way of the 200 Block of North BroadwayOrdinanceSale of Property - Air Rights over a Portion of the Public Right of Way of the 200 Block of North Broadway For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to sell, at either public or private sale, all its interest in the air rights area over a portion of the public right of way of the 200 block of North Broadway and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0436 0 City Streets - Closing - Three 10-Foot AlleysOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - Three 10-Foot Alleys For the purpose of condemning and closing (1) a 10-foot alley extending from the west side of Delaware Avenue Southwesterly 128.5 feet, more or less, (2) a 10-foot alley extending from the northwest side of Virginia Avenue Northwesterly 395.0 feet, more or less, to the southeast side of Woodland Avenue, and (3) a 10-foot alley extending from the west side of Delaware Avenue Southwesterly 198.5 feet, more or less, as shown on Plat 298-A-17A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0437 0 City Streets - Opening - North Durham StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Opening - North Durham Street For the purpose of condemning and opening North Durham Street, extending from East Eager Street Northerly 433 feet, more or less, to the south side of East Chase Street, as shown on Plat 341-A-45 in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0438 0 City Streets - Closing - North Durham Street and a 16-Foot AlleyOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - North Durham Street and a 16-Foot Alley For the purpose of condemning and closing North Durham Street, extending from East Eager Street Northerly 433 feet, more or less, to the south side of East Chase Street; and a 16-foot alley, extending from the west side of North Durham Street 136.8 feet, more or less, to the west side of North Wolfe Street, as shown on Plat 341-A-45A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0439 0 Franchise - Installation of 3 Private Water Pipes in the Bed of the 1000 Block of McCulloh StreetOrdinanceFranchise - Installation of 3 Private Water Pipes in the Bed of the 1000 Block of McCulloh Street For the purpose of granting a franchise to the Housing Authority of Baltimore City to construct, use, and maintain 3 private underground pipelines in the bed of the 1000 block of McCulloh Street, between West Hoffman Street and West Preston Street, subject to certain terms, conditions, and reservations; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0440 0 Acquisition of Property - Temporary Construction Easements and Permanent EasementsOrdinanceAcquisition of Property - Temporary Construction Easements and Permanent Easements For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to acquire, by purchase or condemnation, the fee simple or other interests as the Director of Transportation may deem necessary in portions of a descriptive property on the south side of Waterview Avenue, rear of 2200-2208 Round Road and known as Ward 25, Section 05, Block 7610, Lot 19, as shown on Plat RW 20-36410, dated November 8, 2016, in the Office of the Director of Transportation, and needed for the Seamon Avenue Storm Drain Project; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0441 0 Charter Amendment - Charter Review CommissionMayor and City Council Res.Charter Amendment - Charter Review Commission For the purpose of requiring a Charter Review Commission be appointed at least once every 10 years to review and make recommendations for necessary deletions, additions, or revisions to the City Charter; providing for the term of the Commission; setting forth the manner of the Commission’s appointment; providing for the Commission’s duties; requiring that the Commission be dissolved on the completion of its duties; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0442 0 Legislation - Equity Assessment and Fiscal Note RequirementOrdinanceLegislation - Equity Assessment and Fiscal Note Requirement For the purpose of requiring that certain legislation be accompanied by an equity assessment and fiscal note prior to being voted on by a legislative committee; establishing that the Office of Council Services prepare the required equity assessment and fiscal notes; defining certain terms; providing for the time for submission of the equity assessment and fiscal note; providing for the content of a fiscal note; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0443 0 Gun Offender Registration - Additional ViolationsOrdinanceGun Offender Registration - Additional Violations For the purpose of amending the definition of “gun offender” to add certain criminal violations for which a conviction would require an individual to register with the Baltimore City Police Commissioner; and conforming, correcting, and clarifying related provisions.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0444 0 Complete Streets - Extended Deadlines; Modified Effective DateOrdinanceComplete Streets - Extended Deadlines; Modified Effective Date For the purpose of extending various deadlines for the development and adoption of a Community Engagement Plan and a Complete Streets Manual; clarifying certain standards for the Community Engagement Plan; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related language; providing for a modified special effective date for City Code Article 26, Subtitle 40 {“Complete Streets”}, as enacted by Ordinance 18-0197; and providing for a special effective date for this Ordinance.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0445 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - 817 Chauncey AvenueOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - 817 Chauncey 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 817 Chauncey Avenue, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0446 0 Banning Certain Pre-Employment Drug ScreeningOrdinanceBanning Certain Pre-Employment Drug Screening For the purpose of banning pre-employment screening tests for tetrahydrocannabinol for employment with the City of Baltimore, with certain exceptions, and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0447 0 Urban Renewal - Hampden Business Area - Amendment _OrdinanceUrban Renewal - Hampden Business Area - Amendment _ For the purpose of amending the Urban Renewal Plan for Hampden Business Area to conform certain provisions and references to those of Article 32 - Zoning, to modify the duration of the Plan, to revise certain exhibits of the Plan to conform the references to the land use and the zoning district classifications of the Zoning Code that is now in effect, and to conform and correct certain language 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.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0163R 0 Informational Hearing: “Closed Means Closed” - Clarifying 311 Services’ Approach to Resolving RequestsCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing: “Closed Means Closed” - Clarifying 311 Services’ Approach to Resolving Requests For the purpose of inviting representatives from 311 Services, the Department of Public Works, the Department of Transportation, and the Department of Housing and Community Development, the Department of Recreation and Parks, BGE, and the Mayor’s Office of Performance and Innovation to appear before the City Council to discuss the effectiveness of 311 resolving complaints and referring tasks to other agencies.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0164R 0 City Government Customer Service CentersCity Council ResolutionCity Government Customer Service Centers For the purpose of recommending the creation of City government customer service centers.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0408 0 Amending Ordinance 15-428 - Franchise - Crown Castle [NG Atlantic] Fiber LLCOrdinanceAmending Ordinance 15-428 - Franchise - Crown Castle [NG Atlantic] Fiber LLC For the purpose of amending Ordinance 15-428, to reflect the name change of the franchisee, since the Ordinance was enacted; to add Park Properties to those areas where the Distributed Antenna services are provided; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0371 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Banquet Hall - 4339 York Road (A Portion of the Property Known as 4335-4339 York Road)OrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Banquet Hall - 4339 York Road (A Portion of the Property Known as 4335-4339 York Road) For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a banquet hall on the property formerly known as 4339 York Road, which is now a portion of the property known as 4335-4339 York Road (Block 5211, Lot 012), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and making this ordinance subject to a certain contingency.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0402 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Parking Lots - Hoen Lithograph BuildingOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Parking Lots - Hoen Lithograph Building For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of parking lots to serve the Hoen Lithograph Building on the properties known as 2000 through 2028 East Biddle Street, 2030 through 2044 East Biddle Street, 2011 through 2017 East Biddle Street, 2021 through 2045 East Biddle Street, 2201 through 2235 Henneman Avenue, 1100 through 1106 North Patterson Park Avenue, and adjacent alleys, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0420 0 Zoning - Signage Variances - 1411 Warner Street and 301 Stockholm StreetOrdinanceZoning - Signage Variances - 1411 Warner Street and 301 Stockholm Street For the purpose of granting variances from certain signage regulations for the establishment of signs on the properties known as 1411 Warner Street (Block 0845, Lot 001) and 301 Stockholm Street (Block 0984, Lot 001), which lots are to be consolidated, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
18-0304 0 Property Tax Credit - 9-1-1 Public Safety TelecommunicatorsOrdinanceProperty Tax Credit - 9-1-1 Public Safety Telecommunicators For the purpose of establishing a tax credit against the property tax imposed on the principal residences of certain 9-1-1 public safety communicators; 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 qualified 9-1-1 public safety telecommunicators.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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available