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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/27/2020 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 1-27-20 Journal 1-27-20  
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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 w   Action details Not available
19-0401 0 Comprehensive Bag ReductionOrdinanceComprehensive Bag Reduction For the purpose of repealing the Plastic Bag Reduction Program; prohibiting certain dealers from supplying customers with plastic bags for use as checkout bags; authorizing certain exemptions; defining certain terms; imposing certain civil and criminal penalties; imposing a surcharge on checkout bags supplied by dealers to certain customers; and providing for special effective dates.   Action details Not available
19-0403 0 Fair Election Fund - Establishment and AdministrationOrdinanceFair Election Fund - Establishment and Administration FOR the purpose of establishing the Fair Election Fund authorized by City Charter Article I, § 15 to provide public campaign financing for candidates for City elective office; regulating certain campaign finance activity of a candidate for City elective office who voluntarily accepts public campaign financing; providing for the powers and duties of the City Fair Election Fund Commission; requiring that the Commission educate the citizens of Baltimore on regarding the Fund and how to participate; requiring that the Commission perform certain periodic reviews; establishing certain qualifications for applicants to receive public campaign financing; establishing an application process; authorizing the Maryland State Board of Elections to assist in the administration and enforcement of the public campaign financing system; establishing certain Fund distribution requirements; providing for certain penalties for violations of the public campaign financing system; defining certain terms; conforming and correcting related provisions; gene   Action details Not available
19-0443 1 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.   Action details Not available
20-0484 0 Midtown Community Benefits District and Management Authority - Renewal Through June 30, 2024Mayor and City Council Res.Midtown Community Benefits District and Management Authority - Renewal Through June 30, 2024 For the purpose of renewing and continuing the Midtown Community Benefits District and Management Authority; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the activities and authority of the Midtown Community Benefits District and Management Authority.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0485 0 Property Tax Credit - VeteransOrdinanceProperty Tax Credit - Veterans For the purpose of establishing a tax credit against the property tax imposed on the principal residences of certain veterans or their surviving spouses; 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 veterans or their surviving spouses.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0486 0 Private Security Camera System Rebate Program - EstablishmentOrdinancePrivate Security Camera System Rebate Program - Establishment For the purpose of establishing a Private Security Camera System Rebate Program in Baltimore City; setting forth certain eligibility requirements; requiring that applicants to the Program submit an application containing certain specified information; providing that the Director of Finance pay a rebate to certain property owners or lessees that meet certain Program requirements; permitting the Director of Finance to prioritize applications for rebates based on equity and certain other metrics; requiring the adoption of rules and regulations to carry out the Program; requiring that the Department of Planning and the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice collaborate with the Director of Finance on the Program’s rules and regulations; mandating that the Director of Finance provide the Mayor and City Council with an annual report detailing certain data about the Program; providing for criminal penalties; defining certain terms; and generally relating to a Private Security Camera Rebate Program.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0487 0 Zoning - Conditional Use - Amending Ordinance 18-170OrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use - Amending Ordinance 18-170 For the purpose of amending Ordinance 18-170, as enacted by Ordinance 14-206 and amended by Ordinance 16-469 and last amended by Ordinance 18-170, to reauthorize and continue the permission for the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a parking lot for the parking of 4 or more automobiles on the property known as 4001 Roland Avenue; providing for the automatic termination of this Ordinance; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0488 0 Construction Projects - Project Labor AgreementsOrdinanceConstruction Projects - Project Labor Agreements For the purpose of requiring project labor agreements for certain construction projects in Baltimore City; providing for the content of those agreements; permitting the Director of Finance to waive the project labor agreement requirement under certain circumstances; allowing for rules and regulations; and defining certain terms.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0489 0 Charter Amendment - Board of Estimates - CompositionMayor and City Council Res.Charter Amendment - Board of Estimates - Composition For the purpose reconstituting the Board of Estimates to comprise the Mayor, Comptroller, and City Council President; correcting, conforming, and clarifying related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0193R 0 Informational Hearing - State of Baltimore City’s Labor MarketCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - State of Baltimore City’s Labor Market For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and the Mayor’s Office of Children and Family Success to brief the City Council on the state of the labor market, particularly regarding youth unemployment and the employment of returning citizens.Assigned  Action details Not available
EA19-0258 0 Patricia RobertsExecutive NominationPatricia Roberts Member - Employees Retirements System Board of Trustees - District 6Confirmed  Action details Not available
19-0183R 0 Informational Hearing - Fish KillsCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Fish Kills For the purpose of requesting the Director of the Department of Public Works to testify at an informational hearing regarding a recent pipe break that spilled chlorinated water into Dead Run stream and killed 2000 fish.Adopted  Action details Not available
19-0383 0 City Streets - Closing - Bauernschmidt Alley and 2 10-Foot Alleys Bounded by North Gay Street, East Oliver Street, North Washington Street, and Federal StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - Bauernschmidt Alley and 2 10-Foot Alleys Bounded by North Gay Street, East Oliver Street, North Washington Street, and Federal Street For the purpose of condemning and closing Bauernschmidt Alley and 2 10-foot alleys bounded by North Gay Street, East Oliver Street, North Washington Street, and Federal Street, as shown on Plat 309-A-29A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  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.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0454 0 Rezoning - Block 7653C, Lot 029OrdinanceRezoning - Block 7653C, Lot 029 For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as Block 7653C, Lot 029, located in the rear of 3819 Wilkens Avenue (Block 7653C, Lot 011), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the C-1 Zoning District to the C-2 Zoning District.3rd Reader, for final passage  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.3rd Reader, for final passage  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.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0469 0 Release of Easement - 10 South Howard StreetOrdinanceRelease of Easement - 10 South Howard Street For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to release a pedestrian easement located on the property known as 10 South Howard Street and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0479 0 Property Tax Credit - Low-Income Employees of the City of BaltimoreOrdinanceProperty Tax Credit - Low-Income Employees of the City of Baltimore For the purpose of establishing a tax credit against the property tax imposed on the principal residences of certain low-income employees of the City of Baltimore; imposing certain limitations, conditions, and qualifications for credit eligibility; providing for the amount, duration, and administration of the credit; defining certain terms; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0476 0 Tobacco Distribution - Conforming ModificationsOrdinanceTobacco Distribution - Conforming Modifications For the purpose of conforming the City Health Code with certain amendments made by Chapter 396, 2019 Laws of Maryland; prohibiting the distribution of certain tobacco products to individuals under 21; providing for an exception for active military personnel; defining certain terms; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
19-0410 0 The Baltimore City Trauma-Responsive Care ActOrdinanceThe Baltimore City Trauma-Responsive Care Act For the purpose of establishing the Trauma-Informed Care Task Force and its members; setting forth certain duties of the Task Force; requiring certain agencies to designate certain individuals to undergo formal training in trauma-informed care and to perform certain other duties related to ensuring that certain agencies are delivering services in a manner consistent with best practices in trauma-informed care; requiring certain agencies to submit periodic progress reports to the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to submit an annual report to the Mayor and City Council regarding the re-orientation of certain city services to focus on trauma-informed care; re-constituting the current Office of Children, Youth, and Families to be the Office of Children and Family Success; making a primary duty of the Office of Children and Family Success to lead a citywide initiative to prioritize the trauma-responsive and trauma-informed delivery of services; defining certain terms; correcting and conforming related provisions; and generally relating toApproved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available