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Meeting Name: Baltimore City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/25/2022 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Du Burns Chambers, 4th Floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 4-25-22 Journal 4-25-22  
Attachments: Consent Calendar - Section A
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21-0161 0 City Operations - Net-Zero Emissions of Greenhouse GasesOrdinanceCity Operations - Net-Zero Emissions of Greenhouse Gases For the purpose of making City operations achieve net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050; defining certain terms; authorizing rules and regulations; and generally related to the City’s emission of greenhouse gasses.   Action details Not available
21-0179 0 City Property - Naming a Skate Park in the Joseph H. Rash Playfield to be Jake’s Skate ParkOrdinanceCity Property - Naming a Skate Park in the Joseph H. Rash Playfield to be Jake’s Skate Park For the purpose of naming a portion of the Joseph H. Rash Playfield (Block 890, Lot 006), to be located at the coordinates of 39.281387, - 76.610944, Jake’s Skate Park.   Action details Not available
21-0180 0 Rezoning - 2525 Insulator DriveOrdinanceRezoning - 2525 Insulator Drive For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 2525 Insulator Drive (Block 1079, Lot 001), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-2 Zoning District to the PC-3 Zoning District; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
EA22-0119 0 Kevin ClearyExecutive NominationKevin Cleary Member - Environmental Control Board - District 14Assigned  Action details Not available
EA22-0120 0 Londyn Smith De RichelieuExecutive NominationLondyn Smith De Richelieu Director - LGBTQ Affairs - District 12Assigned  Action details Not available
EA22-0121 0 Garrett PowerExecutive NominationGarrett Power Member - Historical and Architectural Preservation Committee - District 14Assigned  Action details Not available
22-0223 0 Downtown Management District and Downtown Management AuthorityMayor and City Council Res.Downtown Management District and Downtown Management Authority For the purpose of renewing and continuing the Downtown Management District and Downtown Management Authority, subject to certain conditions, for an additional 5 years; generally relating to the activities and authority of the Downtown Management District and Downtown Management Authority; and providing for a special effective date.Assigned  Action details Not available
22-0224 0 Charter Amendment - Sporting Tournament Scholarship FundMayor and City Council Res.Charter Amendment - Sporting Tournament Scholarship Fund For the purpose of establishing a continuing, nonlapsing Sporting Tournament Scholarship Fund, to be used exclusively to fund and administer a scholarship program for certain youth and young adults; providing for certain modes of appropriation to the Fund; authorizing the Mayor and City Council, by Ordinance, to provide for the oversight, governance, and administration of the Fund; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.Assigned  Action details Not available
22-0225 0 Vacant Structures - Nuisance Abatement - PenaltyOrdinanceVacant Structures - Nuisance Abatement - Penalty For the purpose of increasing a certain penalty for failing to obey a nuisance abatement order at a certain type of property; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to nuisance abatement penalties for vacant structures.Assigned  Action details Not available
22-0226 0 Urban Renewal - Charles North - Renewal Area Designation and Urban Renewal PlanOrdinanceUrban Renewal - Charles North - Renewal Area Designation and Urban Renewal Plan For the purpose of repealing the existing Charles/North Revitalization Area Urban Renewal Plan and replacing it by designating as a “Renewal Area” an area situated in Baltimore City, Maryland known as Charles North, bounded generally by Falls Road on the west, West Lanvale Street and Interstate 83 on the south, Calvert Street and Hargrove Street on the east, and West 22nd Street and West 23rd Street on the north; establishing the objectives of the Urban Renewal Plan; establishing permitted land uses in the Renewal Area; providing that where there might be conflict between the provisions of the Urban Renewal Plan and the provisions of any Planned Unit Development, the provisions of the Planned Unit Development control; providing review requirements and controls for all plans for new construction; providing that the provisions of the Baltimore City Zoning Code apply to the properties in the Urban Renewal Area; establishing controls for off-street parking facilities; authorizing the conditions for acquisitiAssigned  Action details Not available
22-0227 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwellings Units in the R-8 Zoning District - 43-45 South Carey StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwellings Units in the R-8 Zoning District - 43-45 South Carey Street For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 2 dwelling units in the R-8 Zoning District on the Property known as 43-45 South Carey Street (Block 223, Lot 025), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat.Assigned  Action details Not available
22-0228 0 Midtown Community Benefits District - AmendmentOrdinanceMidtown Community Benefits District - Amendment For the purpose of altering the boundaries of the Midtown Community Benefits District; amending the composition of the District’s Board of Directors; revising the enforcement of taxing; adjusting the allowable rate of Supplementary Tax; and generally relating to the Midtown Community Benefits District.Assigned  Action details Not available
22-0229 0 Commercial Vehicle - DefinitionOrdinanceCommercial Vehicle - Definition For the purpose of amending the definition of “commercial vehicle”.Assigned  Action details Not available
22-0230 0 Bond Issue - Public Infrastructure Loan - $72,000,000OrdinanceBond Issue - Public Infrastructure Loan - $72,000,000 For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to General Assembly House Resolution IV and Senate Resolution IV of 2022 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 SEVENTY-TWO Million Dollars ($72,000,000.00) 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 public infrastructure owned or controlled by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore and the Enoch Pratt Free Library, and the construction and development of streets, bridges, courthouses, city office buildingAssigned  Action details Not available
22-0231 0 Bond Issue - Community and Economic Development Loan - $36,000,000OrdinanceBond Issue - Community and Economic Development Loan - $36,000,000 For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to General Assembly House Resolution III and Senate Resolution III of 2022 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 THIRTY-SIX Million Dollars ($36,000,000.00) 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 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 CounAssigned  Action details Not available
22-0232 0 Bond Issue - School Loan - $38,000,000OrdinanceBond Issue - School Loan - $38,000,000 For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to General Assembly House Resolution II and Senate Resolution II of 2022 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 THIRTY-EIGHT Million Dollars ($38,000,000.00) 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 BalAssigned  Action details Not available
22-0233 0 Bond Issue - Affordable Housing Loan - $14,000,000OrdinanceBond Issue - Affordable Housing Loan - $14,000,000 For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (pursuant to General Assembly House Resolution I and Senate Resolution I of 2022 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 FOURTEEN Million ($14,000,000.00) 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 or in connection with planning, developing, executing, and making operative the Affordable Housing program of the Mayor and City Council of Assigned  Action details Not available
22-0234 0 Police AccountabilityOrdinancePolice Accountability For the purpose of establishing the Baltimore City Police Accountability Board; providing for the membership, staffing, budget, and procedures of the Board; requiring the Board to deliver a certain annual report; establishing the Administrative Charging Committee for the City; providing for the membership, staffing, budget, and procedures of the Committee; requiring a member of the Committee to maintain confidentiality; requiring the Committee to deliver a certain annual report; requiring the Director of the Baltimore City Office of Equity and Civil Rights to adopt rules and regulations to carry out this Ordinance; defining certain terms; requiring certain individuals assigned to either the Board or the Committee to file certain financial disclosures; and generally relating to police accountability.Assigned  Action details Not available
22-0101R 0 Informational Hearing - Mayor’s Recommendations - 30-Day Review of Strategies to Eliminate Vacant and Abandoned PropertiesCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Mayor’s Recommendations - 30-Day Review of Strategies to Eliminate Vacant and Abandoned Properties For the purpose of inviting the City Administrator, the Deputy Mayor for Community and Economic Development, the City Solicitor, the Commissioner of the Department of Housing and Community Development, the Director of Finance, and the Director of the Department of Public Works to appear before the Baltimore City Council to present the findings and recommendations of the Mayor’s 30 Day review for eliminating privately and publicly owned vacant and abandoned properties.Assigned  Action details Not available
22-0102R 0 Investigational Hearing - Back River Wastewater Treatment PlantCity Council ResolutionInvestigational Hearing - Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant For the purpose of inviting the City Solicitor and representatives from the Department of Public Works, the Baltimore City Health Department, the Environmental Control Board, the Maryland Department of the Environment, the Maryland Department of Health, including the Environmental Health Bureau, the Maryland Environmental Service, and other relevant stakeholders to brief the City Council regarding recent events at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant as well as ongoing mitigation efforts.Assigned  Action details Not available
22-0103R 0 Investigational Hearing - Sewage Backup - Expedited Reimbursement and Direct Assistance Program Feasibility StudyCity Council ResolutionInvestigational Hearing - Sewage Backup - Expedited Reimbursement and Direct Assistance Program Feasibility Study For the purpose of inviting the City Solicitor and representatives from the Department of Public Works, the Department of Finance, Baltimore City 311 Services, and the Mayor's Office of Emergency Management to appear before the City Council to discuss findings from the Department of Public Works study required by Ordinance 21-044.Assigned  Action details Not available
22-0104R 0 Informational Hearing - Degree Requirements for City PositionsCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Degree Requirements for City Positions For the purpose of inviting the City Solicitor, the City Administrator, the Director of the Baltimore City Department of Human Resources, the Baltimore City Labor Commissioner, and the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development to brief the City Council regarding the practice of requiring certain degrees for certain City positions and to discuss if eliminating such a degree requirement would be detrimental or beneficial to the recruitment and retention of quality City employees.Assigned  Action details Not available
22-0194 0 Charles Village Community Benefits District and Management AuthorityMayor and City Council Res.Charles Village Community Benefits District and Management Authority FOR the purpose of renewing and continuing the Charles Village Community Benefits District and Management Authority; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the activities and authority of the Charles Village Community Benefits District and Management Authority.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0182 0 Sale of Property - 900-912 Baltic AvenueOrdinanceSale of Property - 900-912 Baltic Avenue 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 located at 900-912 Baltic Avenue (Block 7271, Lot 001) and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
21-0184 0 Sale of Property - 606 South Ann StreetOrdinanceSale of Property - 606 South Ann 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 that is located at 606 South Ann Street (Block 1828, Lot 045) and is no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
21-0185 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 8 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 2044 Walbrook AvenueOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 8 Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 2044 Walbrook Avenue For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 8 dwelling units in the R-8 Zoning District on the property known as 2044 Walbrook Avenue (Block 3211, Lot 023), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting variances from certain bulk regulations (lot area size), gross floor area per unit type, and off-street parking requirements.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
21-0186 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 3 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variance - 1635 Gwynns Falls ParkwayOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 3 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variance - 1635 Gwynns Falls Parkway 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 1635 Gwynns Falls Parkway (Block 3235, Lot 030), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and granting a variance from certain bulk regulations (lot area size).Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
22-0201 0 Sale of Property - 4601 East Monument StreetOrdinanceSale of Property - 4601 East Monument 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 that is located at 4601 East Monument Street (Block 6469, Lot 001F) and is no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available