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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/23/2016 5:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Council Chamber, 4th floor, City Hall
(Special Council Meeting)
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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15-0495 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a 1-Family Dwelling Unit to a 2-Family Dwelling Unit in the R-8 Zoning District - 926 Newington AvenueOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a 1-Family Dwelling Unit to a 2-Family Dwelling Unit in the R-8 Zoning District - 926 Newington Avenue FOR the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a 1-family dwelling unit to a 2-family dwelling unit in the R-8 Zoning District on the property known as 926 Newington Avenue, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.   Action details Not available
15-0572 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 4 Family Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variances - 1715 Spence StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 4 Family Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variances - 1715 Spence Street FOR the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 4 family dwelling units in the R-7 Zoning District on the property known as 1715 Spence Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain lot area coverage and floor area ratio requirements.   Action details Not available
15-0595 0 City Streets - Closing - Baylis StreetOrdinanceCity Streets - Closing - Baylis Street FOR the purpose of condemning and closing Baylis Street, extending from Boston Street southerly 987.50 feet, more or less, to the CSX Railroad right-of-way, formerly known as Danville Avenue, as shown on Plat 92-A-33A, in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
15-0599 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of 2 Dwelling Units to 3 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - 35 South Fulton AvenueOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of 2 Dwelling Units to 3 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - 35 South Fulton Avenue 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 35 South Fulton Avenue, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.   Action details Not available
16-0614 0 Tax Sales - Interest Rate on RedemptionsOrdinanceTax Sales - Interest Rate on Redemptions FOR the purpose of reducing the interest rate applicable to the redemption of certain residential property from a tax sale.   Action details Not available
16-0622 0 Repeal of Ordinance 02-299 - Flag House Court Hope VI Planned Unit DevelopmentOrdinanceRepeal of Ordinance 02-299 - Flag House Court Hope VI Planned Unit Development FOR the purpose of repealing Ordinance 02-299, which designated certain properties as a Residential Planned Unit Development known as Flag House Court Hope VI; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
16-0633 0 Planned Unit Development - Designation - Canton CrossingOrdinancePlanned Unit Development - Designation - Canton Crossing FOR the purpose of repealing the existing Development Plan for the Canton Crossing Planned Unit Development and approving a new Development Plan for the Canton Crossing Planned Unit Development.   Action details Not available
16-0634 0 Employees' Retirement System and Elected Officials' Retirement System - Actuarial Assumptions; Benefit Payments - Clarifications and ModificationsOrdinanceEmployees' Retirement System and Elected Officials' Retirement System - Actuarial Assumptions; Benefit Payments - Clarifications and Modifications FOR the purpose of modifying the definitions of "employee", "regular interest" (for valuation purposes), and "actuarial equivalent"; changing the frequency of actuarial experience studies; clarifying the Board of Trustees' authority over System staff hiring and compensation; providing for distribution of accumulated contributions; changing eligibility for death benefits payable to surviving spouses and minor children; amending certain provisions to reflect current administrative practices; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the Employees' Retirement System and the Elected Officials' Retirement System.   Action details Not available
16-0639 0 Late-Night Commercial Operations - Extended ScopeOrdinanceLate-Night Commercial Operations - Extended Scope FOR the purpose of extending the licensing, regulation, and related requirements governing late-night commercial operations to the B-3 Business Zoning District.   Action details Not available
16-0640 0 Bond Issue - Affordable Housing Loan - $6,000,000OrdinanceBond Issue - Affordable Housing Loan - $6,000,000 FOR the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to Resolution III of 2016 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 $6,000,000 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 expenses incurred in connection with or inciden   Action details Not available
16-0641 0 Bond Issue - School Loan - $34,000,000OrdinanceBond Issue - School Loan - $34,000,000 FOR the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to Resolution I of 2016 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 $34,000,000 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, constructing and erecting on said land or property, or on   Action details Not available
16-0642 0 Bond Issue - Community and Economic Development Loan - $45,000,000OrdinanceBond Issue - Community and Economic Development Loan - $45,000,000 FOR the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to Resolution II of 2016 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 $45,000,000 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 the City of Baltimore; the payment of any and all    Action details Not available
16-0643 0 Bond Issue - Recreation, Parks and Public Facilities Loan - $45,000,000OrdinanceBond Issue - Recreation, Parks and Public Facilities Loan - $45,000,000 FOR the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to Resolution IV of 2016 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 $45,000,000 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 buildings owned or controlled by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, the Enoch Pratt Free Library, public park and recreational land, property, buildings, structures or facilities; for the acquisition and installation of trees for tree planting programs, including but   Action details Not available
16-0645 0 Supplementary Conduit Enterprise Fund Capital Appropriation - Department of Transportation - $20,000,000OrdinanceSupplementary Conduit Enterprise Fund Capital Appropriation - Department of Transportation - $20,000,000 FOR the purpose of providing a Supplementary Conduit Enterprise Fund Capital Appropriation in the amount of $20,000,000 to the Department of Transportation (Account # 9962-941002-9563), to provide funding for additional maintenance of the conduit system; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
16-0646 0 Supplementary Conduit Enterprise Fund Operating Appropriation - Department of Transportation - $6,252,636OrdinanceSupplementary Conduit Enterprise Fund Operating Appropriation - Department of Transportation - $6,252,636 FOR the purpose of providing a Supplementary Conduit Enterprise Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $6,252,636 to the Department of Transportation - Service 548 (Conduits), to provide funding for additional maintenance of the conduit system; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
16-0660 1 Charter Amendment - Inner Harbor ParkMayor and City Council Res.Charter Amendment - Inner Harbor Park FOR the purpose of amending the provision for Inner Harbor Park to provide for outdoor eating places in the areas known as West Shore Park and Rash Field; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.   Action details Not available
16-0661 0 Adult Entertainment Businesses - National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline Information Sign PostingOrdinanceAdult Entertainment Businesses - National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline Information Sign Posting FOR the purpose of requiring adult-entertainment businesses to post a National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline information sign in each restroom; and generally relating to adult-entertainment businesses.   Action details Not available
16-0663 0 Ordinance of Estimates for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2017OrdinanceOrdinance of Estimates for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2017 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 2017 year.   Action details Not available
16-0665 0 Sale of Property - Former Bed of Sinclair Lane and Certain Streets Lying within the Former Freedom and Claremont Homes Project Now Known as Orchard RidgeOrdinanceSale of Property - Former Bed of Sinclair Lane and Certain Streets Lying within the Former Freedom and Claremont Homes Project Now Known as Orchard Ridge 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 (1) the former bed of Sinclair Lane extending from Clareway easterly 731.1 feet, more or less, to its northeastern most extremity; and (2) certain streets lying within the former Freedom and Claremont Homes Project, now known as Orchard Ridge, and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
16-0666 0 City Property - Naming the Bridge Located Between the 1200-1300 Blocks of Fort Avenue to be the Karen J. Johns Memorial BridgeOrdinanceCity Property - Naming the Bridge Located Between the 1200-1300 Blocks of Fort Avenue to be the Karen J. Johns Memorial Bridge FOR the purpose of naming the bridge located between the 1200-1300 blocks of Fort Avenue to be the Karen J. Johns Memorial Bridge.   Action details Not available
16-0308R 0 Investigative Hearing - 911 OutageCity Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - 911 Outage For the purpose of calling on representatives from Verizon and the agencies involved in the operation of Baltimore’s 911 system to appear before the City Council to discuss why the 911 system failed for 2 hours on June 14th, 2016, how they intend to prevent similar incidents in the future, and how the City’s emergency services can continue to keep Baltimore safe in the event of any future failures in the 911 system.Assigned  Action details Not available
16-0309R 0 Request for Federal Action - Sugary Beverage Warning LabelsCity Council ResolutionRequest for Federal Action - Sugary Beverage Warning Labels For the purpose of calling on Congress, and the Surgeon General, to take steps to ensure that all Americans are fully informed of the health risks inherent in sugar sweetened beverage consumption by requiring that health warning labels be placed on sugar sweetened beverage containers nationwide.Assigned  Action details Not available
15-0580 0 Baltimore City Landmark List: Exteriors - American Legion Federal Post # 19OrdinanceBaltimore City Landmark List: Exteriors - American Legion Federal Post # 19 FOR the purpose of designating the American Legion Federal Post # 19, 1502 Madison Avenue, as an historical landmark: exterior.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
16-0629 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Convalescent, Nursing, and Rest Home - 300-306 West Fayette StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Convalescent, Nursing, and Rest Home - 300-306 West Fayette Street FOR the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a convalescent, nursing, and rest home on the property known as 300-306 West Fayette Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
16-0654 0 Sale of Property - Block 4756A, Lots 001A and 001B (2000 West Cold Spring Lane and Right of Way at West Cold Spring Lane)OrdinanceSale of Property - Block 4756A, Lots 001A and 001B (2000 West Cold Spring Lane and Right of Way at West Cold Spring Lane) 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 properties known as Block 4756A, Lots 001A and 001B (2000 West Cold Spring Lane and right of way at West Cold Spring Lane) and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, Enrolled for Final Passage  Action details Not available
16-0662 0 Rezoning - 1215 East Fort AvenueOrdinanceRezoning - 1215 East Fort Avenue FOR the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1215 East Fort Avenue, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the M-3 Zoning District to the B-2-2 Zoning District.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
16-0664 0 Annual Property Tax - Fiscal Year 2017OrdinanceAnnual Property Tax - Fiscal Year 2017 FOR the purpose of providing a tax for the use of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore for the period July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017; providing for estimated billings pursuant to State law; and setting the semiannual payment service charge for that period.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available