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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Draft
Meeting date/time: 9/21/2020 5:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
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20-0507 0 Rezoning - 1720 Frederick AvenueOrdinanceRezoning - 1720 Frederick Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1720 Frederick Avenue (Block 0209, Lot 026), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the C-1 Zoning District to the C-2 Zoning District.   Not available Not available
20-0529 0 Property Tax - In Rem Foreclosure and Sale - Vacant and Abandoned PropertyOrdinanceProperty Tax - In Rem Foreclosure and Sale - Vacant and Abandoned Property For the purpose of requiring the Director of Finance to withhold from tax sale certain real property designated by the Board of Estimates for foreclosure and sale under a certain process; authorizing the Mayor and City Council acting by and through the Department of Housing and Community Development to initiate an in rem foreclosure and sale of certain real property for delinquent taxes; authorizing the Mayor and City Council to enact certain laws authorizing in rem foreclosure and sale of certain real property; authorizing the Mayor and City Council acting by and through the Department of Housing and Community Development to commence an in rem foreclosure action; prohibiting commencing an in rem foreclosure action until tax on real property has been delinquent for a certain period and the right to appeal a certain notice has tolled; requiring certain taxes to be included in the foreclosure action; requiring any foreclosure action under this subtitle be filed in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City and that n   Not available Not available
20-0536 0 Minority and Women’s Business Program - Interim ExtensionOrdinanceMinority and Women’s Business Program - Interim Extension For the purpose of postponing, for an interim period, the automatic termination of the Minority and Women’s Business Program; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to City procurement requirements.   Not available Not available
20-0538 0 City Streets - Closing - 2 Portions of East Cromwell StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - 2 Portions of East Cromwell Street For the purpose of condemning and closing 2 portions of East Cromwell Street between the south side of East McComas Street and the east side of West Peninsula Drive, as shown on Plat 347-A-77 in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.   Not available Not available
20-0495 0 Pesticide Control and RegulationOrdinancePesticide Control and Regulation For the purpose of regulating the use and application of pesticides in Baltimore City; defining certain terms; requiring certain notices at the time of pesticide purchase; requiring certain notices prior to and after pesticide application; requiring marker placement after certain pesticide applications; prohibiting the use of certain pesticides in specified areas; prohibiting the use and application of glyphosate and chlorpyrifos; prohibiting neonicotinoid pesticide use on City-owned property; establishing certain penalties; and providing for a special effective date.   Not available Not available
20-0199R 0 Investigative Hearing - Well-being of the Transgender Community in BaltimoreCity Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - Well-being of the Transgender Community in Baltimore For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Mayor's Office, the Health Department, Baltimore Police Department, Baltimore City Public Schools, the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, the Baltimore City Office of Equity and Civil Rights, the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office, the Baltimore City Department of Social Services, the Maryland State Health Department and Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore to update the Council on services provided to and the general well-being of the transgender community in Baltimore.   Not available Not available
20-0217R 1 Informational Hearing -- Sanitization of Buildings under the Rental Assistance Demonstration Program and HUD Regulatory AuthorityCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing -- Sanitization of Buildings under the Rental Assistance Demonstration Program and HUD Regulatory Authority For the purpose of inviting the Housing Authority of Baltimore City and firms that co-own affordable housing with the Authority, under the Rental Assistance Demonstration Program, as well as the managers of multi-family housing units regulated by HUD, to report to the City Council regarding how common areas of the buildings in these programs are sanitized during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Not available Not available
20-0220R 2 Department of General Services Update on Sanitizing City-Owned BuildingsCity Council ResolutionDepartment of General Services Update on Sanitizing City-Owned Buildings For the purpose of requesting that the Department of General Services provide the City Council with an update on how employees of DGS have been keeping City-owned buildings clean during the COVID-19 pandemic and post information about cleaning schedules in these buildings.   Not available 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.   Not available 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.   Not available Not available
20-0498 0 City Streets - Opening - Two Three-Foot Alleys Bounded by Tyson Street, Wilson Alley, Park Avenue and Mulberry StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Opening - Two Three-Foot Alleys Bounded by Tyson Street, Wilson Alley, Park Avenue and Mulberry Street For the purpose of condemning and opening two three-foot alleys, bounded by Tyson Street, Wilson Alley, Park Avenue, and Mulberry Street, as shown on Plat 303-A-18 in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.   Not available Not available
20-0499 0 City Streets - Closing - Inloes Alley and Two Three-Foot Alleys Bounded by Tyson Street, Wilson Alley, Park Avenue, and Mulberry StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - Inloes Alley and Two Three-Foot Alleys Bounded by Tyson Street, Wilson Alley, Park Avenue, and Mulberry Street For the purpose of condemning and closing Inloes Alley and two three-foot alleys bounded by Tyson Street, Wilson Alley, Park Avenue, and Mulberry Street, as shown on Plat 303-A-18A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.   Not available 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.   Not available Not available
20-0557 0 Baltimore City Administrative Procedure Act - RegulationsOrdinanceBaltimore City Administrative Procedure Act - Regulations For the purpose of establishing a uniform procedure for the notice, publication, and adoption of regulations in Baltimore City government; establishing the Code of Baltimore Regulations Annotated (COBRA) and providing for its contents; defining certain terms; requiring that a proposed regulation cite the statutory authority under which it is being proposed and embrace only a single subject; requiring that proposed regulation be approved for form and legal sufficiency by the City Solicitor prior to its publication; requiring that agencies publish notice of the proposed regulation and allow for public comments to be submitted for a certain period of time; setting forth the modes of publication of a proposed regulation; establishing the contents of the notice of proposed regulation; allowing for any Councilmember to refer a proposed regulation for review by the Committee on Legislative Investigations and providing for the procedures for that review; requiring that, after the notice and comment period, an agency re-submit the pro   Not available Not available
20-0584 0 Commission on Sustainability - OfficersOrdinanceCommission on Sustainability - Officers For the purpose of allowing the appointment of co-chairs for the Commission on Sustainability.   Not available Not available
20-0543 0 COVID-19 Employee RetentionOrdinanceCOVID-19 Employee Retention For the purpose of requiring certain successor business employers taking control over certain businesses from incumbent business employers to retain certain employees; requiring the incumbent business employer to provide the successor business employer with a list of certain employees; permitting a successor business employer from not retaining certain employees under certain circumstances; requiring the posting of notice when certain business undergo a change in control; prohibiting retaliation against employees for seeking assistance from, or cooperating with, the Wage Commission; empowering the Wage Commission to issue subpoenas and administer oaths; establishing certain procedures for the administration of complaints by the Wage Commission; requiring certain reports; defining certain terms; establishing certain penalties; and providing for a special effective date.   Not available Not available
20-0562 0 Baltimore City Police Officials - Residency RequirementsOrdinanceBaltimore City Police Officials - Residency Requirements For the purpose of establishing residency requirements for certain Baltimore Police Department command staff; providing exceptions to these residency requirements; defining certain terms; providing for the prospective application of this Ordinance; generally relating to residency requirements, as limited by State law, for certain Baltimore Police Department employees; and providing for a special effective date.   Not available Not available
20-0539 0 Rezoning - 555 Dundalk Avenue and Block 6694, Lot 142OrdinanceRezoning - 555 Dundalk Avenue and Block 6694, Lot 142 For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 555 Dundalk Avenue (Block 6694, Lot 141) and Block 6694, Lot 142, as outlined in blue on the accompanying plat, from the I-1 Zoning District to the IMU-2 Zoning District; and providing for a special effective date.   Not available Not available
20-0541 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - 1711 Guilford AvenueOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - 1711 Guilford 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 1711 Guilford Avenue (Block 1103, Lot 006), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and providing for a special effective date.   Not available Not available
20-0560 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 4 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variances - 2437 Madison AvenueOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 4 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variances - 2437 Madison Avenue For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 4 dwelling units in the R-7 Zoning District on the property known as 2437 Madison Avenue (Block 3421, Lot 037), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain bulk regulations (lot area size) and gross floor area per unit type requirements.   Not available Not available
20-0590 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Parking Lot - 1301-1325 Etting Street, 505, 507, 509, and 511 West Lafayette Avenue, and the Alley Adjacent to 1325 Etting StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Parking Lot - 1301-1325 Etting Street, 505, 507, 509, and 511 West Lafayette Avenue, and the Alley Adjacent to 1325 Etting Street For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a parking lot on the properties known as 1301-1325 Etting Street (Block 0396, Lots 051, 052, 053, 054, 055, 056, 057, 058, 059, 060, 061, 062, and 063), 505, 507, 509, and 511 West Lafayette Avenue (Block 0396, Lots 019, 020, 021, and 022), and the alley adjacent to 1325 Etting Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.   Not available 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.   Not available Not available
20-0500 0 Sale of Property - Two Three-Foot Alleys Bounded by Tyson Street, Wilson Alley, Park Avenue, and Mulberry StreetOrdinanceSale of Property - Two Three-Foot Alleys Bounded by Tyson Street, Wilson Alley, Park Avenue, and Mulberry 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 beds of two three-foot alleys bounded by Tyson Street, Wilson Alley, Park Avenue, and Mulberry Street and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.   Not available Not available
20-0552 0 Tax Credits - Historical PropertiesOrdinanceTax Credits - Historical Properties For the purpose of extending the period within which applications may be accepted for an historic improvement tax credit; granting the Director of Planning certain administrative powers; and providing for a special effective date.   Not available Not available
20-0560 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 4 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variances - 2437 Madison AvenueOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 4 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variances - 2437 Madison Avenue For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 4 dwelling units in the R-7 Zoning District on the property known as 2437 Madison Avenue (Block 3421, Lot 037), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain bulk regulations (lot area size) and gross floor area per unit type requirements.   Not available Not available
18-0202 0 Repeal of Madison - Park North Urban Renewal Area and PlanOrdinanceRepeal of Madison - Park North Urban Renewal Area and Plan For the purpose of repealing Ordinance 63-1594, as amended by Ordinances 67-962, 67-1042, 70-800, and 75-1061 and by minor amendments approved by the Board of Estimates on October 19, 1966, January 17, 1973, and February 28, 1973, which established the Madison - Park North Urban Renewal Area and Plan; and providing for a special effective date.   Not available Not available
19-0427 0 Rezoning - 1020 West Pratt StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 1020 West Pratt Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1020 West Pratt Street (Block 0251, Lot 032), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the IMU-1 Zoning District.   Not available Not available
19-0429 0 Vacant Structures - Posting Owner InformationOrdinanceVacant Structures - Posting Owner Information For the purpose of requiring that owners of certain vacant structures to conspicuously post on the exterior of the structure certain information regarding the ownership of the structure; requiring that the sign meet certain specifications; specifying when signs must be posted; dedicating a certain portion of the fine proceeds to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund; conforming related provisions; and providing for a special effective date.   Not available Not available
19-0452 0 Employee-Owned Businesses - ReportingOrdinanceEmployee-Owned Businesses - Reporting For the purpose of requiring the Director of Finance to provide annual reports to the Mayor and the City Council regarding certain Baltimore City employee-owned businesses; defining certain terms; and specifying the contents of the required reports.   Not available Not available
20-0540 0 Corrective - City Streets - Renaming Violet Hill White Way to Violet Hill Whyte WayOrdinanceCorrective - City Streets - Renaming Violet Hill White Way to Violet Hill Whyte Way For the purpose of changing the name of Violet Hill White Way, which is located between the 700 blocks of West Lexington Street and West Fayette Street and before Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, to Violet Hill Whyte Way.   Not available 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 conditioned   Not available Not available