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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/22/2020 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Webex Meeting: Phone: +408-418-9388, Access code: 129535 5492, Password: Baltimore, https://bmore.webex.com/bmore/onstage/g.php?MTID=eeb65ebd3db90d150fd223d669d20dea8
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 6-22-20 Journal 6-22-20  
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19-0380 0 Charter Amendment - VetoesMayor and City Council Res.Charter Amendment - Vetoes For the purpose of modifying the vote by which the Council may override a mayoral veto; repealing the mayoral authority to veto “items of appropriation”; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.   Action details Not available
19-0467 0 Charter Amendment - Vetoes - Timing of OverrideMayor and City Council Res.Charter Amendment - Vetoes - Timing of Override For the purpose of modifying and clarifying the time within which the Council may consider to override a mayoral veto; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.   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.   Action details Not available
19-0477 0 Solid Waste Surcharges - ExemptionOrdinanceSolid Waste Surcharges - Exemption For the purpose of creating an exemption from any solid waste surcharge imposed by City Code Article 23, Subtitle 11 for solid waste that is destined for final disposal outside of Baltimore City; defining certain terms; conforming and clarifying related provisions; generally relating to solid waste surcharges; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
20-0482 0 Inclusionary Housing Requirements - “Sunset” ExtensionOrdinanceInclusionary Housing Requirements - “Sunset” Extension For the purpose of extending the automatic termination of Ordinance 07-474 {“Inclusionary Housing”}; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the promotion of affordable residential units.   Action details Not available
20-0527 2 Ordinance of Estimates for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2021OrdinanceOrdinance of Estimates for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2021 For the purpose of providing the appropriations estimated to be needed by each agency of the City of Baltimore for operating programs and capital projects during the Fiscal 2021 year.   Action details Not available
20-0528 0 Annual Property Tax - Fiscal Year 2021OrdinanceAnnual Property Tax - Fiscal Year 2021 For the purpose of providing a tax for the use of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore for the period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021; providing for estimated billings pursuant to State law; and setting the semiannual payment service charge for that period.   Action details Not available
20-0533 0 Operating Budget for the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2021Mayor and City Council Res.Operating Budget for the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2021 For the purpose of approving the budget estimated to be needed for the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners for operating programs during Fiscal 2021; providing for certification of the approved budget to the State Superintendent of Schools; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
20-0545 0 Charter Amendment - Term LimitsMayor and City Council Res.Charter Amendment - Term Limits For the purpose of providing that a person who has served a certain number of terms as Mayor, Comptroller, President of the City Council, or Member of the City Council is ineligible to again serve in that office during the immediately following term; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0546 0 Natural Resources - Forest and Tree ConservationOrdinanceNatural Resources - Forest and Tree Conservation For the purpose of amending the Forest and Tree Conservation provisions of Article 7 of the Baltimore City Code to comply with new State requirements, to coordinate with other City environmental requirements, and to align the Code with existing policy; correcting certain references; allowing for mitigation to be provided through forest mitigation banks located within the City; updating the requirements for mitigation fee usage; aligning the allowed uses of forest conservation funds with the definitions allowed by the State; adding annual reporting and biennial review requirements, as required by the State; reducing the amount of required land that triggers a review to conform with the amount of required land for grading or building permits; requiring that a Forest Stand Delineation be an element of other reviews, including Site Plan Review, subdivision, grading, and erosion and sediment control; requiring that all grading and building permits, and sediment, and erosion control, subdivision, or development plan approvals be conditionedAssigned  Action details Not available
20-0547 0 Amended Effective Date for Water Accountability and Equity ActOrdinanceAmended Effective Date for Water Accountability and Equity Act For the purpose of modifying the effective date of Ordinance 20-336 {“Water Accountability and Equity Act”}; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0548 0 Landmark List - Reed Calloway HouseOrdinanceLandmark List - Reed Calloway House For the purpose of designating the Reed Calloway House, 1316 North Carey Street, as an historical landmark: exterior.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0549 0 City Property - Renaming the Columbus Obelisk Monument to the Police Violence Victims MonumentOrdinanceCity Property - Renaming the Columbus Obelisk Monument to the Police Violence Victims Monument For the purpose of changing the name of the Columbus Obelisk Monument, located in Heinz Park (Block 4197 Lot 002), to the Police Violence Victims Monument.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0232R 0 Request for State Action: Governor Hogan and EvictionsCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action: Governor Hogan and Evictions For the purpose of calling on Governor Hogan to allocate at least $175 million for rental assistance and eviction prevention in Maryland from Coronavirus Relief Funds or another source; to expand the eviction moratorium to cover all types of eviction cases and to extend the moratorium until the public health emergency has ended and sufficient financial assistance is available for residents to avoid eviction; and to take all other necessary steps to prevent homelessness and evictions during the public health emergency.Adopted  Action details Not available
19-0379 0 Charter Amendment - Ordinance of EstimatesMayor and City Council Res.Charter Amendment - Ordinance of Estimates For the purpose of authorizing the City Council to amend the Ordinance of Estimates to increase items of appropriation or add items for new purposes, subject to certain limitations; deleting the requirement that supplementary appropriations be recommended by the Board of Estimates; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
EA20-0271 0 David A. GreenbergExecutive NominationDavid A. Greenberg Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 5Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA20-0272 0 Michael KingExecutive NominationMichael King Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 2Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA20-0274 0 Yojinde E. PaxtonExecutive NominationYojinde E. Paxton Member - Commission on Disabilities - District 12Confirmed  Action details Not available
19-0417 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 1410 West Saratoga StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 1410 West Saratoga 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 1410 West Saratoga Street (Block 0152, Lot 056), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain gross floor area, gross floor area per unit type, and off-street parking regulations.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
20-0494 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Banquet Hall - 5401 Belair RoadOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Banquet Hall - 5401 Belair Road For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a banquet hall on the property known as 5401 Belair Road (Block 5989A, Lot 019), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.3rd Reader, for final passage  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
20-0502 0 Woodberry Historic DistrictOrdinanceWoodberry Historic District For the purpose of designating the area located within certain boundaries as the Woodberry Historic District; providing for Planned Unit Development review by the Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
20-0506 0 Baltimore City Critical Area Management Program - Critical Area Manual, Map, and ZoningOrdinanceBaltimore City Critical Area Management Program - Critical Area Manual, Map, and Zoning For the purpose of repealing the Baltimore City Critical Area Management Program and Document (2002 Edition) and approving and adopting a new Baltimore City Critical Area Management Program Manual (2020 Edition); repealing the Baltimore City Critical Area Program Map (adopted November 13, 2002) and approving and adopting a new Baltimore City Critical Area Program Map (2002 Edition); prohibiting certain additional uses and activities in certain areas of the Critical Area; defining and redefining certain terms; conforming, correcting, and clarifying Zoning Code provisions governing the Critical Area Overlay Zoning District; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the 2020 Baltimore City Critical Area Management Program, Map, and Zoning.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
20-0511 0 Sale of Property - Former Bed of Cromwell StreetOrdinanceSale of Property - Former Bed of Cromwell Street 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 Cromwell Street no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
20-0514 0 Bond Issue - Affordable Housing Loan - $12,000,000OrdinanceBond Issue - Affordable Housing Loan - $12,000,000 For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to General Assembly House Resolution I and Senate Resolution I of 2020 approved by the members of the Maryland General Assembly representing Baltimore City) to create a debt, and to issue and sell its certificates of indebtedness as evidence thereof, and proceeds not exceeding $12,000,000 from the sale of such certificates of indebtedness to be used for the cost of issuance, including the expense of engraving, printing, advertising, attorneys' fees, and all other incidental expenses connected therewith, and the remainder of such proceeds to be used for or in connection with planning, developing, executing, and making operative the Affordable Housing Program of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, including, but not limited to, the acquisition, by purchase, lease, condemnation or any other legal means, of land or property, or any right, interest, franchise, easement or privilege therein, in the City of Baltimore; the payment of any and all costs and Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
20-0515 0 Bond Issue - School Loan - $38,000,000OrdinanceBond Issue - School Loan - $38,000,000 For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to General Assembly House Resolution II and Senate Resolution II of 2020 approved by the members of the Maryland General Assembly representing Baltimore City) to create a debt, and to issue and sell, at any time or from time to time and in one or more series its certificates of indebtedness as evidence thereof, and proceeds not exceeding $38,000,000 from the sale of such certificates of indebtedness to be used for the cost of issuance, including the expense of engraving, printing, advertising, attorneys’ fees, and all other incidental expenses connected therewith ( which may include the proportion of the compensation of employees and general administrative expenses of the Department of Finance reasonably allocated to the issuance of the bonds); and the remainder of such proceeds shall be used for the acquisition, by purchase, lease, condemnation or any other legal means, of land or property, or any rights therein, in the City of Baltimore, and demolishing, construcApproved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
20-0516 0 Bond Issue - Community and Economic Development Loan - $38,000,000OrdinanceBond Issue - Community and Economic Development Loan - $38,000,000 For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to General Assembly House Resolution III and Senate Resolution III of 2020 approved by the members of the Maryland General Assembly representing Baltimore City) to create a debt, and to issue and sell its certificates of indebtedness as evidence thereof, and proceeds not exceeding $38,000,000 from the sale of such certificates of indebtedness to be used for the cost of issuance, including the expense of engraving, printing, advertising, attorneys' fees, and all other incidental expenses connected therewith, and the remainder of such proceeds to be used for or in connection with planning, developing, executing, and making operative the community, commercial and industrial economic development programs of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, including, but not limited to, the acquisition, by purchase, lease, condemnation or any other legal means, of land or property, or any right, interest, franchise, easement or privilege therein, in Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
20-0517 0 Bond Issue - Public Infrastructure Loan - $72,000,000OrdinanceBond Issue - Public Infrastructure Loan - $72,000,000 For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to General Assembly House Resolution IV and Senate Resolution IV of 2020 approved by the members of the Maryland General Assembly representing Baltimore City) to create a debt, and to issue and sell its certificates of indebtedness as evidence thereof, and proceeds not exceeding $72,000,000 from the sale of such certificates of indebtedness to be used for the cost of issuance, including the expense of engraving, printing, advertising, attorneys’ fees, and all other incidental expenses connected therewith (which may include the proportion of the compensation of employees and general administrative expenses of the Department of Finance reasonably allocated to the issuance of the bonds); for the development of the public infrastructure owned or controlled by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore and the Enoch Pratt Free Library, and the construction and development of streets, bridges, courthouses, city office buildings, police stations, fire stationsApproved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
20-0534 0 Sale of Property - 5001 Reisterstown Road aka Langston Hughes Elementary SchoolOrdinanceSale of Property - 5001 Reisterstown Road aka Langston Hughes Elementary School 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 5001 Reisterstown Road aka Langston Hughes Elementary School (Block 4596, Lot 001) and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available