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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/9/2020 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 3-9-20 Journal 3-9-20  
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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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   Action details Not available
EA20-0267 0 Arnold H. SampsonExecutive NominationArnold H. Sampson Member - Board of Ethics - District 5Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0505 0 Building, Fire, and Related Codes - 2020 EditionOrdinanceBuilding, Fire, and Related Codes - 2020 Edition For the purpose of adopting a revised Building, Fire, and Related Codes Article, comprising the Maryland Building Performance Standards (effective March 25, 2019), the International Building Code (2018 Edition), the National Electrical Code (2017 Edition), the International Fuel Gas Code (2018 Edition), the International Mechanical Code (2018 Edition), the International Plumbing Code (2018 Edition), the International Property Maintenance Code (2018 Edition), the International Fire Code (2018 Edition), the International Energy Conservation Code (2018 Edition), the International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (2018 Edition), the International Green Conservation Code (2012 Edition), and the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (2018 Edition), all as supplemented, amended, or otherwise modified by this Ordinance; providing for the effect, construction, and effective date of these new standards and codes; conforming, correcting, and clarifying certain language; providing for a special effective date; and generally rAssigned  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.Assigned  Action details Not available
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.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0508 0 Rezoning - 5401 Pulaski HighwayOrdinanceRezoning - 5401 Pulaski Highway For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 5401 Pulaski Highway (Block 6242C, Lot 003), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-1 Zoning District to the C-4 Zoning District.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0509 0 Energy Tax - ProceedsOrdinanceEnergy Tax - Proceeds For the purpose of requiring that certain proceeds from the City’s Energy Tax are dedicated to the Fair Election Fund established by Section 15 of the City Charter; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0201R 0 Opposing the Changes to the “Public Charge” RuleCity Council ResolutionOpposing the Changes to the “Public Charge” Rule For the purpose of standing in solidarity with Baltimore’s immigrant communities in opposition to the changes made by the Trump Administration to the “public charge” rule.Adopted  Action details Not available
20-0202R 0 Baltimore's Fair Development Plan for Zero Waste: 2020-2040 and BeyondCity Council ResolutionBaltimore's Fair Development Plan for Zero Waste: 2020-2040 and Beyond For the purpose of calling on the Mayor, the Board of Estimates, and all affected City agencies to formally acknowledge and move forward in implementing the “Fair Development Plan for Zero Waste.”Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0203R 0 Investigative Hearing - Vacant Structure Water Cut-OffsCity Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - Vacant Structure Water Cut-Offs For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Public Works, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of Real Estate to discuss the enforcement of existing City law requiring that water be cut-off to certain vacant structures, what impediments stand in the way of better enforcement, and whether any legislative action is necessary.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0204R 0 Everyone CountsCity Council ResolutionEveryone Counts For the purpose of recognizing the importance of reaching all residents of Baltimore City in the 2020 Census, particularly hard-to-count residents.Adopted  Action details Not available
20-0205R 0 Informational Hearing - Implementing the Water Accountability and Equity ActCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Implementing the Water Accountability and Equity Act For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Finance and the Department of Public Works to provide the City Council with an update on the Administration’s progress implementing the Water Accountability and Equity Act.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0206R 0 Citizen Charter Amendments Review Commission 2020City Council ResolutionCitizen Charter Amendments Review Commission 2020 For the purpose of establishing a Commission of citizens to review the Charter amendments that are presently before the City Council.Assigned  Action details Not available
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.3rd Reader, for final passage  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.3rd Reader, for final passage  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.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
18-0311 0 Nicotine Replacement Therapy Products - Sale and DistributionOrdinanceNicotine Replacement Therapy Products - Sale and Distribution For the purpose of requiring certain retailers to sell nicotine replacement therapy products; mandating certain retail display and packaging requirements; requiring certain employers and facilities to offer nicotine replacement therapy products at no cost; defining certain terms; providing for a special effective date; establishing certain penalties; and generally relating to the sale and distribution of nicotine replacement therapy products.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0179R 0 Informational Hearing - BGE Planned Power OutagesCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - BGE Planned Power Outages For the purpose of inviting representatives from BGE, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Community Development, the Baltimore Police Department, the Mayor’s Deputy Chief of Staff for Public Safety, the Department of Public Works, the Baltimore City Fire Department, and the Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management to discuss protocols and best practices for planned power outages.Adopted  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.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0473 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 1758 Park AvenueOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 1758 Park 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 1758 Park Avenue (Block 0334, Lot 063), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain gross floor area per unit type, bulk regulations (lot area size), and off-street parking requirements.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0480 0 Zoning - Use Standards - Neighborhood Commercial EstablishmentsOrdinanceZoning - Use Standards - Neighborhood Commercial Establishments For the purpose of allowing the limited expansion of a non-residential use into a newly constructed addition to the principal building; and conforming and clarifying related provisions.3rd Reader, for final passage  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.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
19-0368 0 Rezoning - 1141 Poplar Grove StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 1141 Poplar Grove Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1141 Poplar Grove Street (Block 2388, Lot 033H), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-6 Zoning District to the C-1 Zoning District.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
20-0486 0 Private Security Camera System Rebate and Voucher Program - EstablishmentOrdinancePrivate Security Camera System Rebate and Voucher Program - Establishment For the purpose of establishing a Private Security Camera System Rebate and Voucher 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 or distribute a voucher to certain property owners or lessees that meet certain Program requirements; permitting the Director of Finance to prioritize applications for rebates and vouchers 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 SecurApproved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available