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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/27/2020 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Webex Meeting: https://bit.ly/2S92vSH, Password: Baltimore, Event Number: 715 312 559, Phone: +1-408-418-9388
RESCHEDULED FROM 5-4-20
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 4-27-20 Journal 4-27-20  
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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 Secur   Action details Not available
20-0521 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Sheriff - $37,600OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Sheriff - $37,600 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $37,600 to the Sheriff - Service 882 (Deputy Sheriff Enforcement), to provide funding to improve the recruitment and retention of the Sheriff’s court security officers; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0522 0 Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals - Repeal of “Physically Present” RequirementsOrdinanceBoard of Municipal and Zoning Appeals - Repeal of “Physically Present” Requirements For the purpose of repealing certain provisions of the Zoning Code regarding the Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals that require members of the Board to be “physically present” during a hearing and for voting; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0523 0 City Streets - Closing - A Portion of West 24th StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - A Portion of West 24th Street For the purpose of condemning and closing a 13.5 foot wide portion of West 24th Street, as shown on Plat 330-A-27A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0524 0 City Streets - Closing - 10-Foot Alley Bounded by Harford Road, Normal Avenue, and Cliftview AvenueOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - 10-Foot Alley Bounded by Harford Road, Normal Avenue, and Cliftview Avenue For the purpose of condemning and closing a 10-foot alley bounded by Harford Road, Normal Avenue, and Cliftview Avenue, as shown on Plat 161-A-65A in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0525 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 316 East 21st StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variance - 316 East 21st 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 316 East 21st Street (Block 3813, Lot 056), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting a variance from certain bulk regulations (lot area size).Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0526 0 Baltimore City COVID-19 Renter Relief ActOrdinanceBaltimore City COVID-19 Renter Relief Act For the purpose of prohibiting the increase of rent during and after certain declared emergencies; prohibiting certain notices to tenants; requiring certain notices to tenants; prohibiting certain late fees; defining certain terms; providing for a date of termination of the prohibitions; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to protecting Baltimore City tenants.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0213R 0 Informational Hearing - COVID-19 Emergency SpendingCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - COVID-19 Emergency Spending For the purpose of inviting the Director of the Department of Finance and other representatives from the Department of Finance to provide the City Council with an update on COVID-19 emergency spending.Assigned  Action details Not available
20-0214R 0 Recognizing May 1st as “Charm City Cheers” Day Thanking Front Line WorkersCity Council ResolutionRecognizing May 1st as “Charm City Cheers” Day Thanking Front Line Workers For the purpose of recognizing May 1st as “Charm City Cheers” Day for all the front line workers who are risking their lives to help keep society running.Adopted  Action details Not available
20-0215R 0 State of Emergency - ContinuationCity Council ResolutionState of Emergency - Continuation For the purpose of expressing the Baltimore City Council’s consent under State Public Safety Article, _ 14-111 for extending and continuing the Mayor’s State of Emergency declaration dated March 18, 2020.Adopted  Action details Not available
20-0216R 0 Request for Federal Action - Direct Rental Housing Assistance During the COVID-19 PandemicCity Council ResolutionRequest for Federal Action - Direct Rental Housing Assistance During the COVID-19 Pandemic For the purpose of calling on the United States Congress to create a direct Rental Housing Assistance fund to assist residents and stabilize communities.Adopted  Action details Not available
20-0519 0 Children and Youth Fund - Establishment of Permanent Fiscal AgentOrdinanceChildren and Youth Fund - Establishment of Permanent Fiscal Agent For the purpose of designating a permanent fiscal agent to administer the Children and Youth Fund; establishing that the fiscal agent be governed and administered by a Board of Directors; requiring that the Board of Directors adopt bylaws that detail the governance of the fiscal agent; requiring that the Board of Directors submit an annual proposed financial plan to the Board of Estimates; providing that the City Council hold annual public hearings into the activities of the fiscal agent; allowing for the City Council to refer a petition to dissolve the Board of Directors in certain situations to the Board of Estimates; including the fiscal agent and its Board of Directors within the coverage of the City Ethics Code; defining certain terms; generally relating to the administration and governance of the Children and Youth Fund; and providing for a special effective date.Advanced to 3rd Reader on same day  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
20-0491 0 Charter Amendment - City Auditor - Powers and DutiesMayor and City Council Res.Charter Amendment - City Auditor - Powers and Duties For the purpose of authorizing the City Auditor to issue subpoenas to certain individuals and entities; requiring the City Auditor to provide a copy of certain completed audit reports to the agency audited; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
EA20-0268 0 Eric StephensonExecutive NominationEric Stephenson Member - Planning Commission - District 9Confirmed  Action details Not available
19-0465 0 Port Covington District and Port Covington Community Benefits District Management AuthorityOrdinancePort Covington District and Port Covington Community Benefits District Management Authority For the purpose of creating a community benefits district for Port Covington; specifying the boundaries of the district; creating a community benefits district management authority and providing for its rights, duties, and powers; providing for the selection and composition of the Authority’s Board of Directors; designating the initial interim board of the authority and providing for the selection and approval of a full board, including authority to establish up to three classes of board memberships with certain approval rights granted to each class; creating the administrator for the authority and approving a potential administrator; mandating the financial responsibilities of the Authority and the City in conjunction with the operation of the district; providing for a supplemental tax to be collected for the Authority; authorizing the creation of separate classes and subclasses of property for the purpose of establishing different rates of supplemental tax; authorizing the creation of credi3rd Reader, for final passage  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.3rd Reader, for final passage  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 rAdvanced to 3rd Reader on same day  Action details Not available
19-0449 0 Zoning - Use Regulations - Neighborhood Commercial EstablishmentsOrdinanceZoning - Use Regulations - Neighborhood Commercial Establishments For the purpose of prohibiting the sale of tobacco products and electronic smoking devices, accessories, and related products by a retail goods establishment that is a neighborhood commercial establishment.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
20-0518 0 RPP Area 2 (Morgan) - Plan AmendmentOrdinanceRPP Area 2 (Morgan) - Plan Amendment For the purpose of adding the 1500 and 1600 blocks of Argonne Drive, odd side, to the Parking Management Plan for RPP Area 2; and correcting related language.3rd Reader, for final passage  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 rApproved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
20-0519 0 Children and Youth Fund - Establishment of Permanent Fiscal AgentOrdinanceChildren and Youth Fund - Establishment of Permanent Fiscal Agent For the purpose of designating a permanent fiscal agent to administer the Children and Youth Fund; establishing that the fiscal agent be governed and administered by a Board of Directors; requiring that the Board of Directors adopt bylaws that detail the governance of the fiscal agent; requiring that the Board of Directors submit an annual proposed financial plan to the Board of Estimates; providing that the City Council hold annual public hearings into the activities of the fiscal agent; allowing for the City Council to refer a petition to dissolve the Board of Directors in certain situations to the Board of Estimates; including the fiscal agent and its Board of Directors within the coverage of the City Ethics Code; defining certain terms; generally relating to the administration and governance of the Children and Youth Fund; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available