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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/23/2019 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 9-23-19 Journal 9-23-19  
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EA19-0249 0 Wendy L. BlairExecutive NominationWendy L. Blair Member - Planning Commission - District 14Withdrawn by Request of the Mayor  Action details Not available
EA19-0250 0 Jill DennisExecutive NominationJill Dennis Member - Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation - District 6Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0448 0 Sale of Property - 801 Braddish AvenueOrdinanceSale of Property - 801 Braddish Avenue 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 property known as 801 Braddish Avenue (Block 2373, Lot 001) and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0449 0 Zoning - Use Regulations - Neighborhood Commercial EstablishmentsOrdinanceZoning - Use Regulations - Neighborhood Commercial Establishments For the purpose of prohibiting the sale of tobacco products and electronic smoking devices, accessories, and related products by a retail goods establishment that is a neighborhood commercial establishment.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0450 0 Zoning - Signs - Conversion of Existing Non-Digital BillboardsOrdinanceZoning - Signs - Conversion of Existing Non-Digital Billboards For the purpose of amending the provisions concerning the conversion of non-digital billboards.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0451 0 Biennial Comprehensive Crime Reduction PlanOrdinanceBiennial Comprehensive Crime Reduction Plan For the purpose of requiring that the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice present to the City Council a biennial comprehensive crime reduction plan; specifying that the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice develop the plan in consultation with certain agencies; establishing the contents of the plan; and requiring the publication of the plan on the City’s website for public comment.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0165R 0 B-more Clean: Coordinated Agency Community Clean-up and Maintenance StrategyCity Council ResolutionB-more Clean: Coordinated Agency Community Clean-up and Maintenance Strategy For the purpose of requesting that the Director of the Department of Public Works, the Director of the Department of Transportation, the Commissioner of the Department of Housing and Community Development, the Commissioner of the Health Department, and the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Performance and Innovation present to the City Council a plan for coordinated community clean-up and maintenance throughout Baltimore and a plan for increased community involvement.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0166R 0 Informational Hearing - Small Haulers Program and Bulk Trash ProgramCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Small Haulers Program and Bulk Trash Program For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Public Works and the Department of Housing and Community Development to appear before the City Council to discuss the Small Hauler program and Bulk Trash Program and how these programs can be adjusted to reduce illegal dumping.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0167R 0 Creating Another Early Voting Polling Place in West BaltimoreCity Council ResolutionCreating Another Early Voting Polling Place in West Baltimore For the purpose of endorsing the creation of another early voting polling place in West Baltimore.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0168R 0 Growing the Film Industry in BaltimoreCity Council ResolutionGrowing the Film Industry in Baltimore For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Baltimore Office of Promotion and Arts to speak at an informational hearing regarding the current status and future potential of the film industry in Baltimore, and asking the 2020 Baltimore City Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly to support an increase in Film Production Activity Tax Credit amounts in order to maintain and grow the film industry in Baltimore City.Assigned  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 DistrictConfirmed  Action details Not available
EA19-0246 0 Jillian AldebronExecutive NominationJillian Aldebron Member - Civilian Review Board - District 12Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA19-0247 0 Tiera M. HawkesExecutive NominationTiera M. Hawkes Member - Civilian Review Board - District 3Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA19-0248 0 Natalie NovakExecutive NominationNatalie Novak Member - Civilian Review Board - District 5Confirmed  Action details Not available
19-0377 0 Whistleblower Rights and ResponsibilitiesOrdinanceWhistleblower Rights and Responsibilities For the purpose of prohibiting retaliation against whistleblowers for making covered disclosures; defining certain terms; establishing the Whistleblower Board; providing for the appointment, term, and service of Whistleblower Board members; authorizing the Whistleblower Board to adopt implementing rules, regulations, and procedures; establishing complaint procedures for whistleblowers; authorizing the Office of the Inspector General to investigate whistleblower complaints; detailing remedies and disciplinary action the Whistleblower Board can take when ruling on a whistleblower retaliation case; establishing judicial and appellate review; requiring training for supervisors and employees; and mandating that the Office of the Inspector General creates an administrative manual to further detail procedures relating whistleblower complaints.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0337 0 Jordan McNair Youth Athletic Protection ActOrdinanceJordan McNair Youth Athletic Protection Act For the purpose of establishing certain protections for youth athletes using Baltimore City Department of Recreations and Parks facilities; requiring that youth athletic coaches complete certain training; requiring that youth athletes be removed from athletic play if they are suspected to have sustained certain medical conditions; requiring that the Department of Recreation and Parks make an automated external defibrillator available to certain youth sports programs defining certain terms; establishing certain penalties; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to youth athletic protection.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0412 0 City Property - Renaming Engine 52 Fire Station to Hilton L. Roberts, Sr. Fire StationOrdinanceCity Property - Renaming Engine 52 Fire Station to Hilton L. Roberts, Sr. Fire Station For the purpose of changing the name of Engine 52 Fire Station, located at 3525 Woodbrook Avenue, to Hilton L. Roberts, Sr. Fire Station.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
18-0294 0 Rezoning - Certain Properties to be Rezoned to the New IMU-2 Zoning DistrictOrdinanceRezoning - Certain Properties to be Rezoned to the New IMU-2 Zoning District For the purpose of changing the zoning for certain properties, as outlined in red on the accompanying plats, from the I-MU Zoning District or the I-2 Zoning District, to the IMU-2 Zoning District, to reflect the establishment, by separate ordinance, of the new IMU-2 Zoning District; and making this ordinance subject to a certain contingency.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0338 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 1110 Edmondson AvenueOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 1110 Edmondson 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 1110 Edmondson Avenue (Block 0114, Lot 037), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting a variance from certain off-street parking regulations.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0369 0 Rezoning - 2908 Belmont AvenueOrdinanceRezoning - 2908 Belmont Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 2908 Belmont Avenue (Block 2332D, Lot 038), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-6 Zoning District to the C-1 Zoning District.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0370 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 1326 West Pratt StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 1326 West Pratt 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 1326 West Pratt Street (Block 0248, Lot 030), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain bulk (lot area) and off-street parking regulations.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0409 0 Transparency and Oversight in Claims and LitigationOrdinanceTransparency and Oversight in Claims and Litigation For the purpose of requiring the Baltimore City Department of Law to post on its website certain claims against Baltimore City regarding police misconduct and unlawful discrimination; requiring the Baltimore City Department of Law to report to the City Council on certain litigation involving Baltimore City; prohibiting the Baltimore City Department of Law from approving certain settlement agreements that require claimants to waive certain rights; prohibiting the Board of Estimates from approving for execution certain settlement agreements that require claimants to waive certain rights; defining certain terms; and generally relating to improved transparency and oversight of claims against Baltimore City.Held for 1 meeting  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.Advanced to 3rd Reader on same day  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available