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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/28/2019 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: War Memorial Building, 101 N. Gay Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 10-28-19 Journal 10-28-19  
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EA19-0255 0 Mia J. BlomExecutive NominationMia J. Blom Member - Sustainability Commission - District 3Assigned  Action details Not available
EA19-0256 0 Nicolette A. Louissaint, Ph.D.Executive NominationNicolette A. Louissaint, Ph.D. Member - Sustainability Commission - District 12Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0458 0 Franchise - Light Pole Base Within the Right-of-Way of Quad Avenue at Interstate 95OrdinanceFranchise - Light Pole Base Within the Right-of-Way of Quad Avenue at Interstate 95 For the purpose of granting a franchise to the State of Maryland, for the use of the Maryland Transportation Authority, to construct and maintain a private light pole base within the right-of-way of Quad Avenue, subject to certain terms, conditions, and reservations; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0459 0 City Property - Naming the Courthouse East Building to be the Elijah E. Cummings CourthouseOrdinanceCity Property - Naming the Courthouse East Building to be the Elijah E. Cummings Courthouse For the purpose of naming the Courthouse East Building, located at 111 North Calvert Street, the Elijah E. Cummings Courthouse.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0460 0 Subsequent Change in Conditional Use - ClarificationOrdinanceSubsequent Change in Conditional Use - Clarification For the purpose of clarifying that any subsequent change in a conditional use is subject to the existing procedures set forth in Title 5, Subtitle 4 of the Zoning Code of Baltimore City.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0461 0 Zoning - Use Regulation - Residential Care FacilitiesOrdinanceZoning - Use Regulation - Residential Care Facilities For the purpose of clarifying the requirements for a residential-care facility where single-family dwellings are permitted; clarifying the duties of the Zoning Administrator; requiring that residential care facilities require conditional use approval of the Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals in certain residential zoning districts; and conforming related provisions.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0462 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 3 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 2112 Saint Paul StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 3 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 2112 Saint Paul 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-8 Zoning District on the property known as 2112 Saint Paul Street (Block 3810, Lot 030), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting a variance from certain off-street parking requirements.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0463 0 Rezoning - Block 7762, Lots 001-007OrdinanceRezoning - Block 7762, Lots 001-007 For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as Block 7762, Lots 001-007, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-3 Zoning District to the R-6 Zoning District.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0464 0 Rezoning - A Portion of 619 North Milton Avenue (aka 617 North Milton Avenue)OrdinanceRezoning - A Portion of 619 North Milton Avenue (aka 617 North Milton Avenue) For the purpose of changing the zoning for a portion of the property known as 619 North Milton Avenue (aka 617 North Milton Avenue) (Block 1641, Lot 053), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the C-1 Zoning District to the C-3 Zoning District.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0173R 0 Approval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License for Use at 604 South Exeter Street to a Class A-7 License for Use at 711 South Central AvenueCity Council ResolutionApproval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License for Use at 604 South Exeter Street to a Class A-7 License for Use at 711 South Central Avenue 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 use at 604 South Exeter Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202 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 for use at 711 South Central Avenue.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0174R 0 Informational Hearing - Anchor Institution’s PILOT Agreement for Real Property TaxesCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Anchor Institution’s PILOT Agreement for Real Property Taxes For the purpose of requesting a briefing on the efficacy of the 2016 PILOT agreement and the feasibility of, desirability of, and options for reopening and renegotiating the agreement.Assigned  Action details Not available
19-0175R 0 Request for State Action - Real Property Tax Credit for Grocery Stores in Food Desert Retail Incentive AreasCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Real Property Tax Credit for Grocery Stores in Food Desert Retail Incentive Areas For the purpose of calling on the Maryland General Assembly to enact, and the Governor to sign, legislation amending State law to authorize a real property tax credit for existing and potential grocery stores inside food desert retail incentive areas.Adopted  Action details Not available
19-0176R 0 Recognizing October as Anti-Bullying MonthCity Council ResolutionRecognizing October as Anti-Bullying Month For the purpose of recognizing October as Anti-Bullying Month and calling on all schools and organizations dealing with youth in Baltimore to do their part to bring awareness to the bullying crisis and work to end bullying.Adopted  Action details Not available
19-0177R 0 Honoring Former Mayor Thomas J. D'Alesandro IIICity Council ResolutionHonoring Former Mayor Thomas J. D'Alesandro III For the purpose of paying tribute to the life of Mayor Thomas J. D'Alesandro III and expressing appreciation for the many contributions he made to Baltimore City and for his many years of extraordinary service to the citizens of Baltimore.Adopted  Action details Not available
19-0178R 0 Honoring United States Representative Elijah CummingsCity Council ResolutionHonoring United States Representative Elijah Cummings For the purpose of paying tribute to the life of Congressman Elijah Cummings and expressing appreciation for the many contributions he made to Baltimore City and for his many years of exemplary service to the citizens of Baltimore.Adopted  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.Adopted  Action details Not available
19-0406 0 Franchise - Cellco Partnership, d/b/a Verizon WirelessOrdinanceFranchise - Cellco Partnership, d/b/a Verizon Wireless For the purpose of granting a franchise to Cellco Partnership, d/b/a Verizon Wireless, a Delaware general partnership, to construct, install, maintain, repair, operate, relocate, replace, and remove certain Communications Facilities in and across certain streets and Public Ways and Park Properties, subject to certain terms and conditions; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0407 0 Franchise - New Cingular Wireless PCSOrdinanceFranchise - New Cingular Wireless PCS For the purpose of granting a franchise to New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC, to construct, install, maintain, repair, operate, relocate, replace, and remove certain Communications Facilities in and across certain streets and Public Ways and Park Properties, subject to certain terms and conditions; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
17-0014R 0 Stormwater Remediation Fee Oversight CommitteeCity Council ResolutionStormwater Remediation Fee Oversight Committee For the purpose of calling for the creation of a Stormwater Remediation Fee Oversight Committee including representatives from citizens and stakeholders impacted by stormwater management efforts as well as City agencies involved in stormwater management and mitigation.Adopted  Action details Not available
19-0413 0 Planned Unit Development - Amendment 2 - Whitehall Cotton MillOrdinancePlanned Unit Development - Amendment 2 - Whitehall Cotton Mill For the purpose of approving certain amendments to the Development Plan of the Whitehall Cotton Mill Planned Unit Development; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  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.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
18-0307 0 Water Accountability and Equity ActOrdinanceWater Accountability and Equity Act For the purpose of increasing the availability or affordability of basic water and wastewater service to low-income consumers and assuring a fair process for all consumers before the City exercises its authority to cut off water services, impose liens, or take similar action; establishing for these purposes a Water-for-All Discount Program, an Office of Water-Customer Advocacy and Appeals, and a Committee for Office Oversight; establishing the eligibility requirements for the Water-for-All Discount Program and its grant of an annual billing credit, and providing for the credit’s administration, computation, distribution, and recertification requirements and for the effect of midyear ineligibility, program arrears, and related matters; excepting recipients in the Water-for-All Discount Program from certain penalties imposed on certain delinquent service charges; providing for the operational independence of the Office of Water-Customer Advocacy and Appeals as a neutral intermediary authorized to conduct problem-solving investigations of water and w3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0150R 0 Investigative Hearing - Entities Receiving City Funds: Are They Holding Up Their End of the Bargain?City Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - Entities Receiving City Funds: Are They Holding Up Their End of the Bargain? For the purpose of inviting representatives of certain organizations located within Baltimore that both receive public funds from the City of Baltimore and lease any portion of their venue to the public for catered events, the Director of the Department of Finance, the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development, the President and CEO of the Baltimore Development Corporation, and other City officials responsible for the development and contracting of diversity in minority small businesses and responsible for the achievement of the City MBE/WBE goals, and representatives of the Baltimore minority hospitality and event industry to appear before the City Council to discuss the capital funding subsidies that the City of Baltimore has provided to certain organizations that lease any portion of their venue to the public for catered events; to discuss why some of these organizations utilize exclusive vendor lists without any minority business representatiAdopted  Action details Not available
19-0456 0 High-Performance Newly Constructed Dwellings - ClarificationOrdinanceHigh-Performance Newly Constructed Dwellings - Clarification For the purpose of clarifying the tax credit qualification deadline for certain high-performance newly constructed dwellings; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0351 0 Rezoning - 3515 East Lombard StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 3515 East Lombard Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 3515 East Lombard Street (Block 6288, Lot 034), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the C-1 Zoning District.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
19-0360 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variance - 1214 Bolton StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variance - 1214 Bolton 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-7 Zoning District on the property known as 1214 Bolton Street (Block 0420, Lot 010), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting a variance from certain off-street parking regulations.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
19-0392 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 2132 West Baltimore StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 2132 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 2132 West Baltimore Street (Block 0190, Lot 015), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting a variance from certain bulk (lot area size) regulations.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available