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Meeting Name: Baltimore City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/19/2021 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Webex Meeting: Phone: +1-408-418-9388, Access Code: 173 134 1203, Password: Baltimore, Link: https://bmore.webex.com/bmore/onstage/g.php?MTID=e6f2ebd8e1da8dc4e88d8ebed109a1aab
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
Attachments: Section A - Consent Calendar, Bill Status 7-19-21
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21-0019 0 Baltimore City Office of LGBTQ AffairsOrdinanceBaltimore City Office of LGBTQ Affairs For the purpose of establishing a Baltimore City Office of LGBTQ Affairs; defining certain terms; providing for the appointment of the Director of the Office; establishing the duties of the Office; providing for the staff and budget of the Office; establishing a LGBTQ Commission to advise and collaborate with the Office; proving for the appointment, structure, and governance of the Commission; requiring the Director, Commission members, and staff of the Office to file financial disclosures under the Ethics Code; and requiring that the Office submit an annual report to the Mayor and City Council.   Action details Not available
21-0023 0 Urban Renewal - Middle East - Amendment __OrdinanceUrban Renewal - Middle East - Amendment __ For the purpose of amending the Urban Renewal Plan for Middle East to modify certain land uses allowed in the Plan, to correct, clarify, and conform certain provisions and references in the Plan to those in the current Baltimore City Zoning Code, to replace Appendix B with new Appendix B, to delete Appendix E in its entirety, to remove certain properties from the lists in Appendices A, C, and D and to remove certain other properties located within the Renewal Area; to replace the exhibits with new exhibits to reflect the changes in the Plan, and to modify the boundaries of the Plan to reflect the removal of certain properties, as shown on the new exhibits; 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.   Action details Not available
21-0025 0 Rezoning - 2200, 2205, 2220, 2300, 2301, 2310, 2330, 2400, and 2500 Broening Highway and Block 6916, Lot 015OrdinanceRezoning - 2200, 2205, 2220, 2300, 2301, 2310, 2330, 2400, and 2500 Broening Highway and Block 6916, Lot 015 For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 2200 (Block 6916, Lot 003), 2220 (Block 6916, Lot 004), 2300 (Block 6916, Lot 005), 2310 (Block 6916, Lot 007), 2330 (Block 6916, Lots 010A and 009), 2400 (Block 6916, Lot 011, and 2500 (Block 6916, Lot 013) Broening Highway and Block 6916, Lot 015, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the OIC Zoning District to the MI Zoning District; and changing the zoning for the properties known as 2205 (Block 6915, Lot 001), 2301 (Block 6915, Lot 006), and 2501 (Block 6915, Lot 009A) Broening Highway, as outlined in blue on the accompanying plat, from the I-2 Zoning District to the MI Zoning District.   Action details Not available
21-0028 0 Landmark List - Clifton SchoolOrdinanceLandmark List - Clifton School For the purpose of designating the Clifton School, 2670 Kennedy Avenue, as an historical landmark: exterior.   Action details Not available
21-0042 0 Real Estate Records - ModernizationOrdinanceReal Estate Records - Modernization For the purpose of modernizing the methods by which the Comptroller shall make certain information regarding the City’s real estate records available to the public; making certain stylistic changes; and conforming and correcting related provisions.   Action details Not available
21-0045 0 Rezoning - Block 4053, Lot 013, Ward 09, Section 020OrdinanceRezoning - Block 4053, Lot 013, Ward 09, Section 020 For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property at Block 4053, Lot 013, Ward 09, and Section 020, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the O-S Zoning District to the R-7 Zoning District; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
21-0049 0 Prohibited Disposals - Fines and Reporting (The Neighbors Against Predatory Dumping Act)OrdinanceProhibited Disposals - Fines and Reporting (The Neighbors Against Predatory Dumping Act) For the purpose of modifying the applicable environmental control citation and civil citation fines for violating Title 7, Subtitle 6 of the Baltimore City Health Code; and requiring that the Health Commissioner submit an annual report detailing certain information regarding the City’s prohibited disposal laws.   Action details Not available
21-0059 0 Study and Report - Succession PlanningOrdinanceStudy and Report - Succession Planning For the purpose of requiring that the Department of Human Resources, in consultation with certain other agencies, submit a report to the Mayor and City Council examining the short and long term sustainability of the City’s internal workforce, to ensure that we are able to provide and maintain appropriate service delivery standards for our constituents; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
EA21-0043 0 Ray KellyExecutive NominationRay Kelly Member - Local Control Advisory Board - District 7Assigned  Action details Not available
EA21-0044 0 Tre MurphyExecutive NominationTre Murphy Member - Local Control Advisory Board - District 2Assigned  Action details Not available
EA21-0045 0 Ashiah Parker, MLAExecutive NominationAshiah Parker, MLA Member - Local Control Advisory Board - District 9Assigned  Action details Not available
EA21-0046 0 Lydia Walther-RodriguezExecutive NominationLydia Walther-Rodriguez Member - Local Control Advisory Board - District 2Assigned  Action details Not available
EA21-0047 0 Mark WashingtonExecutive NominationMark Washington Member - Local Control Advisory Board - District 14Assigned  Action details Not available
EA21-0048 0 Caylin Young, Esq.Executive NominationCaylin Young, Esq. Member - Local Control Advisory Board - District 3Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0100 0 City Property - Grant of EasementsOrdinanceCity Property - Grant of Easements For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to grant 2 Perpetual Easements to the Maryland State Highway Administration for the maintenance of 2 storm water drainage inlets along Dulaney Valley Road, through the property of the Loch Raven Reservoir, in Baltimore County, Maryland, as shown on Plat 61536 filed in the State Highway Administration State Roads Commission; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0101 0 Corrective Bill 2021 - GeneralOrdinanceCorrective Bill 2021 - General For the purpose of correcting various errors and omissions in the City Code; correcting, clarifying and conforming certain inconsistent, superfluous, vague, ungrammatical, misnumbered, and other unclear language; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0102 0 Building Permits - Disposal Plan Requirement (The John F. Chalmers Sr. Act)OrdinanceBuilding Permits - Disposal Plan Requirement (The John F. Chalmers Sr. Act) For the purpose of requiring certain holders of permits issued by the Department of Housing and Community Development to submit a disposal plan with the permit application; requiring permit holders to submit proof of disposal to the Department within a certain period of time after the permit work has concluded; establishing a certain citation amount; and generally relating to requiring permit holders dispose of waste and refuse in a proper and legal manner.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0103 0 Suicide Prevention Coordinator - EstablishmentOrdinanceSuicide Prevention Coordinator - Establishment For the purpose of establishing the position of Suicide Prevention Coordinator within the Health Department; and providing for the duties of the Suicide Prevention Coordinator.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0104 0 Baltimore City Workgroup on Women in Public SafetyOrdinanceBaltimore City Workgroup on Women in Public Safety For the purpose of establishing the Baltimore City Workgroup on Women in Public Safety; providing for the composition and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to study certain matters related to the recruitment, hiring, training, retention, mentorship, and promotions of women in Baltimore City public safety agencies; requiring the Workgroup to report its findings and recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on or before a certain date; providing for a special effective date; providing for the termination of this Ordinance; and generally relating to the advancement of women in public safety professions.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0105 0 RPP Area 26 (Campbell Lane) - RevisionsOrdinanceRPP Area 26 (Campbell Lane) - Revisions For the purpose of altering the applicable block faces included in Residential Parking Plan Area 26 (Campbell Lane); and altering the hours of applicable parking restrictions to be consistent with a prior Parking Authority of Baltimore City administrative order.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0106 0 Study and Report - Oversight of the Baltimore City Fire DepartmentOrdinanceStudy and Report - Oversight of the Baltimore City Fire Department For the purpose of requiring that the Baltimore City Fire Department, in consultation with certain other agencies, submit a report to the Mayor and City Council evaluating the policies, practices, and internal control systems of the Department and evaluating the potential establishment of an office dedicated to compliance and investigations within the Fire Department; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0107 0 Study and Report - Operations of the Baltimore City Fire DepartmentOrdinanceStudy and Report - Operations of the Baltimore City Fire Department For the purpose of requiring that the Baltimore City Fire Department, in consultation with certain other agencies, submit a report to the Mayor and City Council evaluating departmental operations, fire suppression and Emergency Medical Services staffing, community risk reduction programs, and performance management programs; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0108 0 City Property - Renaming James Mosher Elementary School to Billie Holiday Elementary SchoolOrdinanceCity Property - Renaming James Mosher Elementary School to Billie Holiday Elementary School For the purpose of changing the name of James Mosher Elementary School, located at 2400 Mosher Street, to Billie Holiday Elementary School.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0109 0 City Property - Renaming Calverton Elementary/Middle School to Katherine Johnson Global AcademyOrdinanceCity Property - Renaming Calverton Elementary/Middle School to Katherine Johnson Global Academy For the purpose of changing the name of Calverton Elementary/Middle School, located at 201 North Bend Road, to Katherine Johnson Global Academy.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0110 0 City Property - Renaming Mullan Park to Tupac Amaru Shakur ParkOrdinanceCity Property - Renaming Mullan Park to Tupac Amaru Shakur Park For the purpose of changing the name of Mullan Park, located at 4000 Old York Road, Baltimore, MD 21218, to Tupac Amaru Shakur Park.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0111 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 3 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variance - 2312 Eutaw PlaceOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 3 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variance - 2312 Eutaw Place For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 3 dwelling units in the R-7 Zoning District on the property known as 2312 Eutaw Place (Block 3424, Lot 027), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting a variance from certain bulk regulations (lot area size).Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0112 0 Charter Amendment - Supplementary Criminal Apprehension and Conviction FundOrdinanceCharter Amendment - Supplementary Criminal Apprehension and Conviction Fund For the purpose of establishing a continuing, nonlapsing Supplementary Criminal Apprehension and Conviction Fund, to be used exclusively to supplement rewards offered to the public for information leading to the apprehension, arrest, and conviction of criminal suspects; providing for certain modes of appropriation to this Fund; authorizing the Mayor and City Council, by Ordinance, to provide for the oversight, governance, and administration of this Fund; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0051R 0 Intent to Rename North Central Park at Perkins Somerset Oldtown to Nathaniel McFadden Learn and Play ParkCity Council ResolutionIntent to Rename North Central Park at Perkins Somerset Oldtown to Nathaniel McFadden Learn and Play Park For the purpose of declaring the City Council’s intent to rename North Central Park, which is a part of the PSO Transformation Plan, to the Nathaniel McFadden Learn and Play Park when the Housing Authority of Baltimore City conveys title to 500 N. Central Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202 to the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore.Adopted  Action details Not available
21-0052R 0 Informational Hearing - Baltimore City Employees - Safe Transition to Work After COVID-19City Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Baltimore City Employees - Safe Transition to Work After COVID-19 For the purpose of inviting the Baltimore City Administrator, the Director of the Department of Human Resources, the Commissioner of the Baltimore City Health Department, the Director of the Department of General Services, the Director of the Office of Emergency Management, and the Baltimore City Safety Czar to appear before the City Council to discuss the plans and strategies that are being developed to transition Baltimore City employees back to safe physical work environments.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0051 0 Rezoning - 4900 Boston StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 4900 Boston Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 4900 Boston Street (Block 6820, Lot 55), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-2 Zoning District to the IMU-2 Zoning District; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0052 0 Rezoning - Block 6458, Lot 004 and Block PSC0, Lot 085OrdinanceRezoning - Block 6458, Lot 004 and Block PSC0, Lot 085 For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as Block 6458, Lot 004 and Block PSC0, Lot 085, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-2 Zoning District to the R-8 Zoning District.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0078 0 Required Real Estate Disclosures - Formerly Vacant StructuresOrdinanceRequired Real Estate Disclosures - Formerly Vacant Structures For the purpose of requiring certain disclosures in order to sell a property that was formerly issued a vacant building notice; and providing for certain penalties.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0085 0 Baltimore City Fire Code - Telephone Access to 9-1-1 Emergency SystemOrdinanceBaltimore City Fire Code - Telephone Access to 9-1-1 Emergency System For the purpose of requiring that certain multiple-line telephone systems allow for the direct dial of 9-1-1; defining certain terms; authorizing certain inspections; providing for certain fines; and generally relating to access to the City’s 9-1-1 emergency system.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0036R 0 Informational Hearing - Avoiding an Eviction CrisisCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Avoiding an Eviction Crisis For the purpose of calling for a multi-faceted and comprehensive hearing on the looming eviction crisis and what we can do to avoid it by: inviting the Executive Director of the Mayor’s Office of Children and Family Success, the Acting Commissioner of the Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Executive Director of the Community Action Partnership, to report on the outcomes of the Eviction Prevention Program and what more can be done; inviting representatives from the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and the Esperanza Center to discuss the challenges renters who are immigrants are facing and provide recommendations on additional protections; and inviting representatives from the Public Justice Center and the Fair Housing Action Center of Maryland to report on evictions thus far, outline the rights of tenants now and the rights granted by new laws passed in the General Assembly and the City Council, and make recommendations for additional protections.Adopted  Action details Not available
21-0037R 0 Informational Hearing - Studying Options to rid Baltimore City of Vacant PropertiesCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Studying Options to rid Baltimore City of Vacant Properties For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Baltimore City Law Department, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of Health to discuss the feasibility of certain specific recommendations to more efficiently and rapidly improve the ability of Baltimore City to remedy vacant dwellings.Adopted  Action details Not available
21-0039 0 Local Hiring - Employment PlanOrdinanceLocal Hiring - Employment Plan For the purpose of requiring certain contractors to create and submit to the Director of the Department of Finance initial employment plans to bid on government-assisted construction projects or contracts that receive government assistance totaling $5 million or more; requiring the Director of the Department of Finance to score the bids using the Director’s evaluation of the employment plan as 10% of a bidder’s score; requiring the winning bidder to submit a revised employment plan to the Director of the Department of Finance with certain criteria; and conforming related provisions.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0086 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.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0017R 0 Investigative Hearing - Arson and Fire Fatality Awareness: Re-instituting the Baltimore City Joint Agency Arson Task ForceCity Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - Arson and Fire Fatality Awareness: Re-instituting the Baltimore City Joint Agency Arson Task Force For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Baltimore City Fire Department, the Baltimore Police Department, the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City, the Baltimore City Health Department, the Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development, the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, the Baltimore City Public School System, and the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services to appear before the City Council to discuss arsons, fire fatalities and injuries, and school fires; how we can work to re-institute the Joint Agency Arson Task Force; and discuss other tools that would assist in the prevention or prosecution of arson.Adopted  Action details Not available
21-0086 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.   Action details Not available
21-0053 0 Rezoning - 4207-4209 Menlo DriveOrdinanceRezoning - 4207-4209 Menlo Drive For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 4207-4209 Menlo Drive, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-1 Zoning District to the OIC Zoning District; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
21-0057 0 Repeal - Reisterstown Plaza Transit Station Urban Renewal Area and PlanOrdinanceRepeal - Reisterstown Plaza Transit Station Urban Renewal Area and Plan For the purpose of repealing Ordinance 09-219, which established the Reisterstown Plaza Transit Station Urban Renewal Area and Plan; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
21-0066 0 Retirement Systems - Precluded Investment and Divestment - Fossil Fuel CompaniesOrdinanceRetirement Systems - Precluded Investment and Divestment - Fossil Fuel Companies For the purpose of prohibiting the new investment of certain retirement funds in fossil fuel companies; requiring the divestment of certain retirement funds in fossil fuel companies within a certain timeframe; requiring certain reviews; specifying a certain procedure for the divestiture of investments; authorizing certain exemptions; defining certain terms; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
21-0075 0 Study and Report - Sewage Backup Expedited Reimbursement and Direct Assistance ProgramOrdinanceStudy and Report - Sewage Backup Expedited Reimbursement and Direct Assistance Program For the purpose of requiring that the Baltimore City Department of Public Works submit a report to the Mayor and City Council studying the feasibility of implementing an expedited reimbursement and direct assistance program for any sewage backup, not limited to wet-weather, capacity-related causes; requiring certain agency assistance; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available