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Meeting Name: Baltimore City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/11/2021 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Webex Meeting: Phone: +1-408-418-9388, Access Code: 179 227 4407, Password: Baltimore, https://bmore.webex.com/bmore/onstage/g.php?MTID=ee8eae97cdb04b5e26d5a434341540fc1
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
Attachments: Consent Calendar Section A
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EA21-0001 0 Theresa BruceExecutive NominationTheresa Bruce Member - Trauma Informed Care Task Force - District 14Assigned  Action details Not available
EA21-0002 0 David O. FakunleExecutive NominationDavid O. Fakunle Member - Trauma Informed Task Force - District 3Assigned  Action details Not available
EA21-0003 0 Philip J. LeafExecutive NominationPhilip J. Leaf Member - Trauma Informed Task Force - District 6Assigned  Action details Not available
EA21-0004 0 Jabari LylesExecutive NominationJabari Lyles Member - Trauma Informed Task Force - District 10Assigned  Action details Not available
EA21-0005 0 Daniel D. ParsonsExecutive NominationDaniel D. Parsons Member - Trauma Informed Care Task Force - District 14Assigned  Action details Not available
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.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0002 0 Real Property Tax - Installment PlansOrdinanceReal Property Tax - Installment Plans For the purpose of authorizing that the real property taxes owed on certain properties may be paid through a monthly installment plan; establishing the maximum term for an installment payment plan; authorizing that certain payments may be subject to a service charge; authorizing that certain late payments shall be referred to the Tax Sale Ombudsman; requiring the Director of Finance to adopt regulations to implement this subtitle; defining certain terms; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to installment payments of real property taxes in Baltimore City.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0003 0 Baltimore City Workgroup on Nuisance Parking and Auto BusinessesOrdinanceBaltimore City Workgroup on Nuisance Parking and Auto Businesses For the purpose of establishing the Baltimore City Workgroup on Nuisance Parking and Auto Businesses; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to study certain matters related to the illegal storage of motor vehicles in public rights-of-way by motor vehicle repair establishments and motor vehicle dealerships and make certain recommendations; 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 illegal practice of using the public right-of-way as surplus private motor vehicle storage.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0004 0 Office to End Homelessness - Establishment, Administration, and Permanent Housing Voucher ProgramOrdinanceOffice to End Homelessness - Establishment, Administration, and Permanent Housing Voucher Program For the purpose of establishing the Baltimore City Office to End Homelessness; declaring that the policy of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to make homelessness rare, brief, and non-recurring; providing that the Office will be led by an Executive Director appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council; establishing the duties of the Office; requiring certain reports; establishing the Permanent Housing Voucher Program; providing for certain funding for the Permanent Housing Voucher Program; setting forth the eligibility requirements for the Permanent Housing Voucher Program; requiring that the Office adopt rules and regulations to administer the Permanent Housing Voucher Program; establishing procedures on a family’s admission into the Permanent Housing Voucher Program; setting forth certain programmatic functions for the Permanent Housing Voucher Program through tenant-based vouchers and project-based vouchers; providing for the termination of assistance under the PermAssigned  Action details Not available
21-0005 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variances - 810 Argonne DriveOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variances - 810 Argonne Drive For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 2 dwelling units in the R-7 Zoning District on the property known as 810 Argonne Drive (Block 3913C, Lot 021), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; providing for a special effective date; and granting variances from certain bulk regulations (lot area size), gross floor area per unit type, and off-street parking requirements.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0006 0 Rezoning - 407 Benninghaus RoadOrdinanceRezoning - 407 Benninghaus Road For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 407 Benninghaus Road (Block 5014C, Lot 004A), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-3 Zoning District to the OR-1 Zoning District.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0007 0 COVID-19 Restaurant, Consumer, and Gig Worker Relief Act (Temporary Limit on Third-Party Delivery Services Fees)OrdinanceCOVID-19 Restaurant, Consumer, and Gig Worker Relief Act (Temporary Limit on Third-Party Delivery Services Fees) For the purpose of establishing certain temporary regulations on third-party food delivery platforms; defining certain terms; authorizing the Director of Finance to adopt rules and regulations to implement and enforce this subtitle; setting forth certain prohibited conduct for third-party food delivery platforms; providing for enforcement by citation; providing for certain criminal and administrative penalties; providing for this Ordinance’s severability; setting forth a certain termination date; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the regulation of third-party food delivery platforms and the economic well-being of Baltimore restaurants, consumers, and gig workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0008 0 City Property - Naming the Playground in Northwest Park, Located at 2027 West Rogers Avenue, to be the Rikki Spector PlaygroundOrdinanceCity Property - Naming the Playground in Northwest Park, Located at 2027 West Rogers Avenue, to be the Rikki Spector Playground For the purpose of naming the playground in Northwest Park, located at 2027 West Rogers Avenue and approximately 100 feet from the street, to be the Rikki Spector Playground.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0009 0 Zoning - Residential ConversionsOrdinanceZoning - Residential Conversions For the purpose of changing the procedure for the conversion of a single-family dwelling to a multi-family dwelling in the R-7 and R-8 Zoning Districts; and adding a unit type to the types of units that may be established in a converted dwelling.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0010 0 Rezoning - 2087 Druid Park DriveOrdinanceRezoning - 2087 Druid Park Drive For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 2087 Druid Park Drive (Block 3390B, Lot 036), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-1 Zoning District to the IMU-1 Zoning District.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0011 0 Rezoning - 2426 Pennsylvania AvenueOrdinanceRezoning - 2426 Pennsylvania Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 2426 Pennsylvania Avenue (Block 0294, Lot 014), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the OR-1/R-MU Zoning District to the C-1-E Zoning District.Assigned  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.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0013 0 Rezoning - 4015 Foster Avenue, 4000 Hudson Street, and 801 South Haven StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 4015 Foster Avenue, 4000 Hudson Street, and 801 South Haven Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 4015 Foster Avenue (Block 6447 Lot 021) and 4000 Hudson Street (Block 6457, Lot 018), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-1 Zoning District to the IMU-2 Zoning District; and changing the zoning for the property known as 801 South Haven Street (Block 6458, Lot 003), from the I-2 Zoning District to the IMU-2 Zoning District, as outlined in blue on the accompanying plat.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0014 0 Baltimore City Fire Department - Reporting RequirementsOrdinanceBaltimore City Fire Department - Reporting Requirements For the purpose of requiring the Fire Chief of the Baltimore City Fire Department to report annually certain information to the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore; requiring the report to be made available on the Department’s website; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0015 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Parking Lots - 115 and 118 Mount Clare StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Parking Lots - 115 and 118 Mount Clare Street For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of parking lots on the properties known as 115 Mount Clare Street (Block 0251, Lot 068) and 118 Mount Clare Street (Block 0251, Lot 072), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0016 0 Liens and Late Charges - Installment PlansOrdinanceLiens and Late Charges - Installment Plans For the purpose of authorizing that certain arrearages and liens may be paid through installment payment plan and agreement; establishing the effect of breaching an installment plan agreement; specifying the contents of the notice of an offer of an installment payment plan; specifying certain terms of the installment payment agreement; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to installment payments of certain arrearages and liens in Baltimore City.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0017 0 Study and Report - City Employee Parking BenefitsOrdinanceStudy and Report - City Employee Parking Benefits For the purpose of requiring that the Department of Human Resources and the Department of Finance submit a report to the Mayor and City Council evaluating certain matters related to providing parking and commuter benefits to City employees; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0018 0 Study and Report - Towing Dispatch SystemsOrdinanceStudy and Report - Towing Dispatch Systems For the purpose of requiring that Baltimore City Information and Technology, in consultation with certain other agencies, submit a report to the Mayor and City Council evaluating methods and systems of dispatching towing vehicles within Baltimore City; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
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.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0020 0 Baltimore City Commission for Women - Ex-Officio MembersOrdinanceBaltimore City Commission for Women - Ex-Officio Members For the purpose of designating any female member of the Baltimore City Council as an ex-officio, non-voting member of the Baltimore City Commission for Women; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0021 0 Late Fees for Past Due RentOrdinanceLate Fees for Past Due Rent For the purpose of requiring a lease to have a provision regarding a 10-day grace period; requiring a lease to have provisions regarding the amount of money landlords may charge for late fees, when landlords may charge tenants receiving public assistance for late fees, late fees as a condition precedent to the tenant’s right to redeem, and the types of fees landlords may recover; and prohibiting this section from altering other remedies available to a landlord.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0022 0 Security Deposit AlternativesOrdinanceSecurity Deposit Alternatives For the purpose of requiring certain lease provisions to create alternatives besides the traditional security deposit for residential leases under certain circumstances; defining certain terms; and prohibiting this subsection from limiting a landlord’s ability to require certain qualifications on a residential tenant’s application for a new residential lease.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0001R 0 Investigative Hearing - Affordable Housing Trust FundCity Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - Affordable Housing Trust Fund For the purpose of inviting the Acting Commissioner of the Department of Housing and Community Development, relevant staff, and the Chair and other members of the Affordable Housing Trust Fund Commission to provide an update on the status of the Affordable Housing Trust Fund including, but not limited to, information regarding revenue raised each year since passage of Ordinance 18-215, projects and initiatives funded so far, projects and initiatives in the pipeline to be funded, the spending plan, and ideas for improving the Fund.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0002R 0 Investigative Hearing - Inland Flood MitigationCity Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - Inland Flood Mitigation For the purpose of inviting the Acting Director of the Office of Emergency Management, the Acting Director of the Department of Public Works, the Director of the Department of Planning, the Director of the Office of Sustainability, and other representatives of these agencies to provide an update on efforts to mitigate and prevent inland flooding, which is not covered by the recently passed Nuisance Flood Plan.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0003R 0 Informational Hearing - Baltimore’s COVID-19 Vaccination PlanCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Baltimore’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Baltimore City Health Department, Baltimore’s healthcare community, and other interested parties before the Baltimore City Council to discuss Baltimore’s COVID-19 vaccination plan.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0004R 0 Recognizing Systemic Racism as a Public Health CrisisCity Council ResolutionRecognizing Systemic Racism as a Public Health Crisis For the purpose of recognizing systemic racism as a public health crisis.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0005R 0 Department of General Services Update on Sanitizing City-Owned BuildingsCity Council ResolutionDepartment of General Services Update on Sanitizing City-Owned Buildings For the purpose of requesting that the Department of General Services provide the City Council with an update on how employees of DGS have been keeping City-owned buildings clean during the COVID-19 pandemic and post information about cleaning schedules in these buildings.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0006R 0 Lead By Example: Calling on City Council Members and Staff to be Trained in Trauma-Informed CareCity Council ResolutionLead By Example: Calling on City Council Members and Staff to be Trained in Trauma-Informed Care For the purpose of calling on the Baltimore City Council and Council Staff to be trained in trauma-informed healing-centered approaches that will enhance realization of the prevalence of trauma in systems, encourage empathic governance, recognize the presence of signs and symptoms throughout systemwide service and program delivery, and address trauma to avoid the barriers to positive human connection and interaction.Adopted  Action details Not available
21-0007R 0 Investigative Hearing - Water Billing SystemCity Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - Water Billing System For the purpose of inviting the Acting Director of the Department of Public Works and the Director of the Department of Finance to address the crippling problems with and describe solutions for the water billing system described in the recent report jointly published by the Baltimore City and Baltimore County Inspectors General.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0008R 0 Recognizing January as Human Trafficking Awareness MonthCity Council ResolutionRecognizing January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month For the purpose of recognizing January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month and recognizing the tireless and ongoing efforts of the Baltimore City Human Trafficking Collaborative in educating the citizens of Baltimore to assist in the prevention of human trafficking and supporting victims of human sex and labor trafficking.Adopted  Action details Not available
21-0009R 0 Request for State Action - Elimination of Home Detention Monitoring FeesCity Council ResolutionRequest for State Action - Elimination of Home Detention Monitoring Fees For the purpose of calling on the General Assembly to pass and the Governor to sign legislation eliminating home detention monitoring fees as a matter of fundamental fairness during these economically-challenging times.Adopted  Action details Not available