Baltimore City Council
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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/15/2016 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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16-0724 0 Franchise - Comcast of Baltimore City, LLCOrdinanceFranchise - Comcast of Baltimore City, LLC For the purpose of granting a franchise to Comcast of Baltimore City, LLC, to construct, operate, and maintain a cable communications system in and across certain streets and public ways, subject to certain terms, conditions, and reservations; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
16-0725 0 Urban Renewal - Carroll Camden - Amendment _OrdinanceUrban Renewal - Carroll Camden - Amendment _ For the purpose of amending the Urban Renewal Plan for Carroll Camden to change the allowable land use and proposed development for an existing disposition lot, to add a new disposition lot to the Plan, and to revise certain exhibits to reflect these changes in the Plan; waiving certain content and procedural requirements; making the provisions of this Ordinance severable; providing for the application of this Ordinance in conjunction with certain other ordinances; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
16-0726 0 Portable Homestead Tax Credit - Extending CoverageOrdinancePortable Homestead Tax Credit - Extending Coverage For the purpose of extending the Portable Homestead Tax Credit to include otherwise qualified homeowners who also receive a Targeted Homeowner’s Tax Credit; providing for a special effective date; providing for the application of this Ordinance; providing for the automatic termination of the Portable Homestead Tax Credit under certain circumstances; and generally relating to property tax credits.Assigned  Action details Not available
16-0727 0 Charles Village Community Benefits District Supplemental Tax - Exclusion from High-performance Market-rate Rental Housing Tax CreditOrdinanceCharles Village Community Benefits District Supplemental Tax - Exclusion from High-performance Market-rate Rental Housing Tax Credit For the purpose of excluding the Charles Village Community Benefits District’s supplemental tax from a certain commercial tax credit; and generally relating to the Charles Village Community Benefits District’s supplemental tax.Assigned  Action details Not available
16-0728 0 Discounted City Services and Equipment for Nonprofit EventsOrdinanceDiscounted City Services and Equipment for Nonprofit Events For the purpose of requiring that the City grant a 50% discount for City services and equipment used to support a nonprofit event; and generally relating to the provision of City support to nonprofit events.Assigned  Action details Not available
16-0729 0 Rezoning - 4200 and 4400 O’Donnell Street, 901 and 910 South Kresson Street, and 4301, 4315, and 4401 Eastern AvenueOrdinanceRezoning - 4200 and 4400 O’Donnell Street, 901 and 910 South Kresson Street, and 4301, 4315, and 4401 Eastern Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 4200 and 4400 O’Donnell Street, 901 and 910 South Kresson Street, and 4301, 4315, and 4401 Eastern Avenue, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the M-3 Zoning District to the B-2-4 Zoning District.Assigned  Action details Not available
16-0730 0 Zoning - Conditional Use - Amending Ordinance 01-236OrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use - Amending Ordinance 01-236 For the purpose of amending Ordinance 01-236 to increase the maximum bed capacity of the residential substance abuse treatment facility and to clarify that, while no outpatient program may be conducted on the site to provide services to the general public, patients from the operator’s other facilities may be transported to and from this site to receive treatment as necessary; and conforming certain language to reflect the current Zoning Code reference.Assigned  Action details Not available
16-0731 0 Urban Renewal - Market Center - Amendment __OrdinanceUrban Renewal - Market Center - Amendment __ For the purpose of amending the Urban Renewal Plan for Market Center to amend Exhibit 3 of the Plan to reflect the change in zoning, upon approval by separate ordinance, for the property known as 325 West Baltimore Street; waiving certain content and procedural requirements; making the provisions of this Ordinance severable; providing for the application of this Ordinance in conjunction with certain other ordinances; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
16-0732 0 Rezoning - 325 West Baltimore StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 325 West Baltimore Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 325 West Baltimore Street, as outlined in blue on the accompanying plat, from the B-4-1 Zoning District to the B-4-2 Zoning District.Assigned  Action details Not available
16-0733 0 Repeal of Ordinance 77-501 - Loch Raven Boulevard and Argonne Drive Planned Unit DevelopmentOrdinanceRepeal of Ordinance 77-501 - Loch Raven Boulevard and Argonne Drive Planned Unit Development For the purpose of repealing Ordinance 77-501, as amended by Ordinances 91-676 and 99-383, which designated certain properties as a Business Planned Unit Development known as Loch Raven Boulevard and Argonne Drive; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
16-0734 0 Rezoning - Certain Properties in the Remington Central Business AreaOrdinanceRezoning - Certain Properties in the Remington Central Business Area For the purpose of changing the zoning for certain properties in the Remington Central Business Area, as outlined in blue on the accompanying plat, from the R-7 Zoning District to the B-1-2 Zoning District; as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the B-1-2 Zoning District; and as outlined in green on the accompanying plat, from the R-9 Zoning District to the B-1-2 Zoning District.Assigned  Action details Not available
16-0735 0 Inclusionary and Affordable Housing Requirements - Increasing Program ParticipationOrdinanceInclusionary and Affordable Housing Requirements - Increasing Program Participation For the purpose of expanding the City’s affordable and inclusionary housing programs; creating a Fair Housing Board to oversee the affordable and inclusionary housing programs; establishing the composition and duties of the Fair Housing Board; defining certain terms; expressing the intent of the City to fund the affordable housing program through the dedication of certain revenue; creating a Baltimore City Affordable Housing Fund; establishing the allowable uses of the Baltimore City Affordable Housing Fund; reducing the number and variety of affordable units that must be provided by developers receiving major public subsidies; eliminating the City’s obligation to reimburse developers for the costs of compliance with inclusionary housing requirements; eliminating the Inclusionary Housing Board; changing the inclusionary housing requirements applicable to publically subsidized developments providing 30 or more residential units; establishing an offset fee that developers can pay in lieu of building afAssigned  Action details Not available
16-0312R 0 Approving the Submission of an Application to the State of Maryland for the Creation of a West Baltimore City Focus AreaCity Council ResolutionApproving the Submission of an Application to the State of Maryland for the Creation of a West Baltimore City Focus Area For the purpose of approving the submission of an application to the State of Maryland to create a new Focus Area in West Baltimore City.Assigned  Action details Not available
16-0313R 0 Informational Hearing - Homeless Outreach EffortsCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Homeless Outreach Efforts For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Mayor’s Office of Human Services, the Health Department, and Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore, along with other providers of homeless outreach, to discuss the need for and current status of professional intervention for homeless people without shelter in Baltimore City.Assigned  Action details Not available
16-0656 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of 2 Dwelling Units to 3 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 844 North Carey StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of 2 Dwelling Units to 3 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 844 North Carey Street FOR the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of 2 dwelling units to 3 dwelling units in the R-8 Zoning District on the property known as 844 North Carey Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain lot area size, off-street parking, and floor area ratio requirements.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
16-0676 0 Planned Unit Development - Amendment 1 - Montgomery Park Business CenterOrdinancePlanned Unit Development - Amendment 1 - Montgomery Park Business Center FOR the purpose of approving certain amendments to the Development Plan of the Montgomery Park Business Center Planned Unit Development.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
16-0649 0 City Property - Grant of EasementsOrdinanceCity Property - Grant of Easements FOR the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to grant 3 perpetual easements to the Maryland State Highway Administration for the maintenance of 3 storm water drainage inlets along Dulaney Valley Road, through the property of the Loch Raven Reservoir, in Baltimore County, Maryland, as shown on Plats 60060 and 60061 filed in the State Highway Administration State Roads Commission; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
16-0650 0 Sale of Property - 111 South Hanover StreetOrdinanceSale of Property - 111 South Hanover 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 property known as 111 South Hanover Street (Ward 04, Section 10, Block 0670, Lot 002) and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
16-0655 0 Labor and Employment - City Minimum WageOrdinanceLabor and Employment - City Minimum Wage FOR the purpose of setting Baltimore City's minimum wage rate for the years 2016 through 2021; setting the formula to determine Baltimore City's minimum wage rate from 2021 onward; defining certain terms; setting the terms and qualifications for Wage Commission members; requiring the production and posting of multilingual posters summarizing Baltimore City's minimum wage laws; setting Baltimore City's tipped minimum wage rate through 2025; eliminating the lower tipped minimum wage rate from 2025 onward; limiting the withholdings employers may make from employee wages; allowing any person to make a complaint to the Wage Commission; changing the Wage Commission's procedures for responding to complaints; repealing the prohibition of bad faith employee complaints to the Wage Commission; establishing certain penalties; clarifying and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to the minimum wage to be paid to employees in Baltimore City.Re-referred to Committee  Action details Not available
16-0668 0 Operating Budget for the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2017Mayor and City Council Res.Operating Budget for the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2017 FOR the purpose of approving the budget estimated to be needed for the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners for operating programs during Fiscal 2017; providing for certification of the approved budget to the State Superintendent of Schools; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
16-0677 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Department of Transportation - $40,000,000OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Department of Transportation - $40,000,000 FOR the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $40,000,000 to the Department of Transportation - Service 688 (Snow and Ice Control), to provide funding for additional operating expenses; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
16-0678 0 Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Police Department - $26,000,000OrdinanceSupplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Police Department - $26,000,000 FOR the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $26,000,000 to the Police Department - Service 622 (Police Patrol), to provide funding for additional operating expenses; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
16-0679 0 Street Encroachment - 201 North Schroeder StreetOrdinanceStreet Encroachment - 201 North Schroeder Street FOR the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the construction and maintenance of a portion of a building projecting into the public right-of-way on the east side of North Schroeder Street, the north side of Lexington Street, and the west side of North Amity Street of the property known as 201 North Schroeder Street; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
16-0680 0 Street Encroachment - 101 North Schroeder StreetOrdinanceStreet Encroachment - 101 North Schroeder Street FOR the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the construction and maintenance of a portion of a building projecting into the public right-of-way on the east side of North Schroeder Street, the south side of West Lexington Street, the west side of North Amity Street, and the north side of West Fayette Street of the property known as 101 North Schroeder Street; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
16-0681 0 City Streets - Closing - A Portion of West Franklin StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - A Portion of West Franklin Street FOR the purpose of condemning and closing a portion of West Franklin Street, extending from Allendale Street easterly 105 feet to the east side of a 15-foot alley, as shown on Plat 306-A-22A 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
16-0682 0 Sale of Property - The Former Bed of a Portion of West Franklin StreetOrdinanceSale of Property - The Former Bed of a Portion of West Franklin 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 a certain parcel of land known as the former bed of a portion of West Franklin Street, extending from Allendale Street easterly 105 feet to the east side of a 15-foot alley, and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
16-0683 0 City Streets - Opening - The Beds of Henneman Avenue and a 10-Foot AlleyOrdinanceCity Streets - Opening - The Beds of Henneman Avenue and a 10-Foot Alley FOR the purpose of condemning and opening the beds of Henneman Avenue and a 10-foot alley bounded by East Biddle Street, North Wolfe Street, East Chase Street, and Rutland Avenue, as shown on Plat 299-A-16 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
16-0684 0 City Streets - Closing - The Beds of Henneman Avenue, a 10-Foot Alley, and a 20-Foot AlleyOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - The Beds of Henneman Avenue, a 10-Foot Alley, and a 20-Foot Alley FOR the purpose of condemning and closing the beds of Henneman Avenue, a 10-foot alley, and a 20-foot alley, bounded by East Biddle Street, North Wolfe Street, East Chase Street, and Rutland Avenue, as shown on Plat 299-A-16A 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
16-0685 0 Sale of Property - The Former Beds of Henneman Avenue, a 10-Foot Alley, and a 20-Foot AlleyOrdinanceSale of Property - The Former Beds of Henneman Avenue, a 10-Foot Alley, and a 20-Foot Alley 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 Henneman Avenue, of a 10-foot alley, and of a 20-foot alley, bounded by East Biddle Street, North Wolfe Street, East Chase Street, and Rutland Avenue, and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
16-0701 0 General Fund Operating Appropriation Transfer - Transfer in the Aggregate Amount of $3,700,000 from Various Agency Services to the Department of Housing and Community Development and to M-R: Educational GrantsOrdinanceGeneral Fund Operating Appropriation Transfer - Transfer in the Aggregate Amount of $3,700,000 from Various Agency Services to the Department of Housing and Community Development and to M-R: Educational Grants For the purpose of transferring a General Fund Operating Appropriation in the aggregate amount of $3,700,000 from various agency services to the Department of Housing and Community Development (Service 604 - Before and After Care), in the amount of $173,078, and to M-R- Educational Grants (Service 446 - Educational Grants), in the aggregate amount of $3,526,922; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
16-0702 0 Federal Grant Fund Operating Appropriation Transfer - Department of Housing and Community Development (Service 593 - Community Support Projects) to M-R: Educational Grants (Service 446 - Educational Grants) - $500,000OrdinanceFederal Grant Fund Operating Appropriation Transfer - Department of Housing and Community Development (Service 593 - Community Support Projects) to M-R: Educational Grants (Service 446 - Educational Grants) - $500,000 For the purpose of transferring a Federal Grant Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $500,000 from the Department of Housing and Community Development (Service 593 - Community Support Projects) to M-R: Educational Grants (Service 446 - Educational Grants), to redirect CDGB Grant funding to increase the funding for out of school time programs; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
16-0704 0 Water, Sewer, and Stormwater-Remediation Charges - Billings and CollectionsOrdinanceWater, Sewer, and Stormwater-Remediation Charges - Billings and Collections For the purpose of providing that water charges, sewer charges, and stormwater-remediation charges be assessed, billed, due, and payable on a monthly basis; deleting certain obsolete or obsolescent references; correcting, clarifying, and conforming certain related provisions; providing for special effective dates; and generally relating to billings for and collections of water, sewer, and stormwater-remediation charges and all increases, interest, and penalties on those charges.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
16-0705 0 Building, Fire, and Related Codes - Liability and Lien for ExpensesOrdinanceBuilding, Fire, and Related Codes - Liability and Lien for Expenses For the purpose of providing that the provisions governing liability and liens for and collection of expenditures incurred by the Building Official in connection with enforcement of the Building Code apply also to expenditures incurred by State departments, agencies, units, and entities in connection with that enforcement.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
16-0706 0 Speed Monitoring or Control Systems - CorrectiveOrdinanceSpeed Monitoring or Control Systems - Corrective For the purpose of adding a provision, newly required by State law, that imposes certain limits on the enforcement of a school zone speed monitoring system that has been moved to or placed at a new location; clarifying certain distinctions between a school zone speed monitoring system and a work zone speed control system; and conforming, correcting, and clarifying related language.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available