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Meeting Name: Baltimore City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/16/2021 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Webex Meeting: Phone: +1-408-418-9388, Access Code: 179 710 1225, Password: Baltimore, Link: https://bmore.webex.com/bmore/onstage/g.php?MTID=e3e61fa4e1a6a090fe386563be1a1180e
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 8-16-21 Journal 8-16-21  
Attachments: Bill Status 8-16-21, Section A
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21-0001 0 Surveillance Technology in BaltimoreOrdinanceSurveillance Technology in Baltimore For the purpose of prohibiting Baltimore City government from purchasing or obtaining certain face surveillance technology; prohibiting Baltimore City government from contracting or subcontracting with another for the purpose of face surveillance technology; prohibiting any person in Baltimore City from obtaining, retaining, accessing, or using certain face surveillance technology or any information obtained from certain face surveillance technology; requiring the Director of Baltimore City Information and Technology to submit an annual report to the Mayor and City Council regarding the use of surveillance by the Mayor and City Council; providing for certain termination dates; providing for certain penalties; and defining certain terms.   Action details Not available
21-0113 0 Zoning Code - ModificationsOrdinanceZoning Code - Modifications For the purpose of making needed changes to certain provisions that, during the course of actively operating under the new Zoning Code, were discovered to be functionally impractical or otherwise in need of modification to abate previously unanticipated consequences; specifying that certain applications under the Zoning Code be filed either with the Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals or the Zoning Administrator; extending certain time limits for the Board to act; authorizing the Zoning Administrator or the Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals to deny an application under certain circumstances; modifying the outdoor seating specifications; authorizing certain reviews by the Site Plan Review Committee; authorizing that certain matters reviewed by the Site Plan Review Committee be approved by the Director of Planning; modifying certain off-street parking requirements; clarifying and establishing certain exceptions to bicycle parking design standards; establishing certain standards for long-term bicycle standards; establishing certain rules for certain cAssigned  Action details Not available
21-0114 0 Building, Fire, and Related Codes - Vacant Building Receivers - Failure to SellOrdinanceBuilding, Fire, and Related Codes - Vacant Building Receivers - Failure to Sell For the purpose of permitting a vacant building receiver to offer the property for sale to the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City, if the property fails to sell at public auction; and providing certain limitations on the sale price.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0115 0 Tax Credit for Energy Conservation DevicesOrdinanceTax Credit for Energy Conservation Devices For the purpose of granting a tax credit against the City personal property tax imposed on a dwelling that uses a solar energy device or geothermal energy device; imposing certain qualifications for credit eligibility; providing for the amount and administration of the credit; allowing for carry-over of the credit; requiring an annual report regarding the credit; and defining certain terms.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0116 0 Rezoning - Block 3518A, Lot 001OrdinanceRezoning - Block 3518A, Lot 001 For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as Block 3518A, Lot 001, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the TOD-2 Zoning District to the IMU-2 Zoning District.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0117 0 Termination of Administrative Parking Regulations - Peak Hour Parking RestrictionsOrdinanceTermination of Administrative Parking Regulations - Peak Hour Parking Restrictions For the purpose of terminating peak hour parking restrictions (1) on the 100 through 800 blocks of East 33rd Street; (2) on the 2700 through 3600 blocks of Hillen Road; (3) on the 3300 through 3500 blocks of The Alameda; (4) on the 2500 through 3200 blocks of Lock Raven Boulevard; and (5) on the 2900 through 4300 blocks of Greenmount Avenue.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0118 0 Area of Special Sign Control - Designation - North HarborOrdinanceArea of Special Sign Control - Designation - North Harbor For the purpose of approving the application of Downtown Partnership of Baltimore to designate an Area of Special Sign Control known as the North Harbor District; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0119 0 Rezoning - 1201 South Haven Street and a Portion of Boston StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 1201 South Haven Street and a Portion of Boston Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1201 S. Haven Street and a portion of Boston Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-2 Zoning District to the C-3 Zoning District; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0120 0 Urban Renewal - Canton Industrial Area - Amendment ___OrdinanceUrban Renewal - Canton Industrial Area - Amendment ___ For the purpose of amending the Urban Renewal Plan to revise the boundary of the Plan to remove a certain property; replacing certain exhibits to reflect the change; 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
21-0053R 0 Informational Hearing - School LunchesCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - School Lunches For the purpose of inviting Baltimore City Public School System students, the Chief Executive Office of the Baltimore City Public School System, and any relevant Baltimore City Public School System staff to discuss with the Council their ideas and concerns about public school lunches.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0054R 0 Request for State Action - Extend Eviction MoratoriumCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Extend Eviction Moratorium For the purpose of calling on Governor Hogan and state leaders to extend the eviction moratorium and to require landlords to work with tenants to apply for rental assistance prior to filing eviction.Adopted  Action details Not available
21-0055R 0 Informational Hearing - Holding Gun Offenders AccountableCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Holding Gun Offenders Accountable For the purpose of inviting the Baltimore City State’s Attorney, the Police Commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department, the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement, representatives from the Law Department, and representatives from the Bureau of Budget and Management Research to come before the City Council to discuss the prevalence of gun violence in the city, and how the establishment of a dedicated gun court could serve to better track these cases, make outcomes of these gun crimes more consistent, and deter people from having illegal weapons.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0056R 0 From Front Door to Schoolhouse DoorCity Council ResolutionFrom Front Door to Schoolhouse Door For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Transportation, Department of Health, Baltimore City Public Schools, Mayor's Office of Children and Family Success and Office of Equity and Civil Rights to discuss our children’s commute to school.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0057R 0 Investigative Hearing - School Performance ImprovementCity Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - School Performance Improvement For the purpose of inviting the CEO of the Baltimore City Public School System, representatives from the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners, representatives from the Parent and Community Advisory Board, representatives from the Baltimore Teachers Union, and other relevant stakeholders to discuss how BCPSS plans to improve student performance during the 2021/2022 academic school year.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0058R 0 Request for Federal Action - Pass the Anti-Digital Redlining Act of 2021City Council ResolutionRequest for Federal Action - Pass the Anti-Digital Redlining Act of 2021 For the purpose of urging President Joseph R. Biden and the United States Congress to pass and enact the Anti-Digital Redlining Act of 2021 to establish the criteria to be used by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to identify and dismantle digital redlining. .Adopted  Action details Not available
21-0012 0 Rezoning - 1214-1220 Hull StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 1214-1220 Hull Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1214-1220 Hull Street Block 1988B, Lot 019), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the O-R-1 Zoning District.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0055 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Retail Goods Establishment (With Alcoholic Beverages Sales) - 2600 North Howard StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Retail Goods Establishment (With Alcoholic Beverages Sales) - 2600 North Howard Street For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a retail goods establishment (with alcoholic beverages sales) on the property known as 2600 North Howard Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0063 0 Rezoning - 1201 Dundalk AvenueOrdinanceRezoning - 1201 Dundalk Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1201 Dundalk Avenue (Block 6738, Lot 036), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-3 Zoning District to the C-2 Zoning District.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0064 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Retail Goods Establishment (With Alcoholic Beverages Sales) - A Portion of 3901 Boston Street (Also Known As 3975 Boston Street)OrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Retail Goods Establishment (With Alcoholic Beverages Sales) - A Portion of 3901 Boston Street (Also Known As 3975 Boston Street) For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a retail goods establishment (with alcoholic beverages sales) on the property known as 3901 Boston Street (also known as 3975 Boston Street), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0065 0 Rezoning - 1103-1109 North Washington StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 1103-1109 North Washington Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1103-1109 North Washington Street (Block 1551, Lot 001), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the IMU-1 Zoning District.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0042R 0 Approval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License For Use at 3501 Boston Street (also known as 3831 Boston Street) to a Class A-7 License For Use at 3901 Boston Street (also known as 3975 Boston Street)City Council ResolutionApproval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License For Use at 3501 Boston Street (also known as 3831 Boston Street) to a Class A-7 License For Use at 3901 Boston Street (also known as 3975 Boston Street) For the purpose of providing the required approval under Md. Code Ann., Alc. Bev. § 12-902.1(d)(1) to allow the license holder holding a valid Class B-D-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License issued for use at 3501 Boston Street (also known as 3831 Boston Street), Baltimore, Maryland 21224 to apply to the Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore City to exchange their Class B-D-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License for a Class A-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License for use at 3901 Boston Street (also known as 3975 Boston Street), Baltimore, Maryland 21224.Adopted  Action details Not available
EA21-0032 0 Jim Campbell, MSWExecutive NominationJim Campbell, MSW Member - Commission on the Aging and Retirement Education - District 14Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA21-0033 0 Barbara "Reba" CornmanExecutive NominationBarbara "Reba" Cornman Member - Commission on the Aging and Retirement Education - District 14Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA21-0034 0 Thomas K.M. Cudjoe, MD, MPHExecutive NominationThomas K.M. Cudjoe, MD, MPH Member - Commission on the Aging and Retirement Education - District 7Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA21-0035 0 Monte Ephraim, LCSW-CExecutive NominationMonte Ephraim, LCSW-C Member - Commission on the Aging and Retirement Education - District 5Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA21-0036 0 Susan FrancisExecutive NominationSusan Francis Member - Commission on the Aging and Retirement Education - District 3Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA21-0037 0 W. Daniel Hale, Ph.D.Executive NominationW. Daniel Hale, Ph.D. Member - Commission on the Aging and Retirement Education - District 1Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA21-0038 0 Elizabeth Frances JohnsonExecutive NominationElizabeth Frances Johnson Member - Commission on the Aging and Retirement Education - District 4Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA21-0039 0 Sonja Merchant-JonesExecutive NominationSonja Merchant-Jones Member - Commission on the Aging and Retirement Education - District 14Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA21-0040 0 Reverend Brian Edward MurrayExecutive NominationReverend Brian Edward Murray Member - Commission on the Aging and Retirement Education - District 14Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA21-0041 0 Jenny Pena Dias-Hayes, Ph.D, MPHExecutive NominationJenny Pena Dias-Hayes, Ph.D, MPH Member - Commission on the Aging and Retirement Education - District 7Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA21-0042 0 Sarah Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAANExecutive NominationSarah Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN Member - Commission on the Aging and Retirement Education - District 3Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA21-0043 0 Ray KellyExecutive NominationRay Kelly Member - Local Control Advisory Board - District 7Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA21-0044 0 Tre MurphyExecutive NominationTre Murphy Member - Local Control Advisory Board - District 2Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA21-0045 0 Ashiah Parker, MLAExecutive NominationAshiah Parker, MLA Member - Local Control Advisory Board - District 9Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA21-0046 0 Lydia Walther-RodriguezExecutive NominationLydia Walther-Rodriguez Member - Local Control Advisory Board - District 2Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA21-0047 0 Mark WashingtonExecutive NominationMark Washington Member - Local Control Advisory Board - District 14Confirmed  Action details Not available
EA21-0048 0 Caylin Young, Esq.Executive NominationCaylin Young, Esq. Member - Local Control Advisory Board - District 3Confirmed  Action details Not available
21-0096 0 Building Code - Permit Exemption for Shed, Etc. ConstructionOrdinanceBuilding Code - Permit Exemption for Shed, Etc. Construction For the purpose of adopting a provision of the International Building Code exempting certain one story detached accessory structures used as tool and storage sheds, playhouses and similar uses from construction permitting requirements; and conforming related provisions.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0024R 0 Informational Hearing - Baltimore City Tax SaleCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Baltimore City Tax Sale For the purpose of inviting the Baltimore City Department of Finance, the Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development, the Comptroller, Baltimore City Information Technology, the Law Department, the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service and other relevant parties to provide information and complete details and timeline, and amounts of liens owed, disaggregated where appropriate by demographics, ages, owner-occupied versus non-owner-occupied, and number of residents who have owned their property for more than 25 years in tax sale this year; in addition, discussing the City’s powers related to the state, programs already in place to assist homeowners in tax sale, possible reforms, an update on implementation of the In Rem process for vacant and abandoned properties, and any other relevant information of interest to the Baltimore City Council.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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Held for 1 meeting  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  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.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available