City of Baltimore  
City Council  
City Hall, Room 408  
100 North Holliday Street  
Baltimore, Maryland 21202  
Meeting Agenda - Final  
Monday, January 23, 2023  
5:00 PM  
Du Burns Council Chambers, 4th Floor, City Hall  
Baltimore City Council  
Nicholas J. Mosby, President of the Council - District 1: Zeke Cohen - District 2:  
Danielle N. McCray - District 3: Ryan Dorsey - District 4: Mark Conway - District 5:  
Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer - District 6: Sharon Green Middleton - District 7: James  
Torrence - District 8: Kristerfer Burnett - District 9: John T. Bullock - District 10:  
Phylicia Porter - District 11: Eric T. Costello - District 12: Robert Stokes, Sr. - District  
13: Antonio Glover - District 14: Odette Ramos  
Call to Order  
Invocation  
Reverend Faith Savoy, Charity A.M.E. Zion Church  
Pledge of Allegiance  
Showcase Baltimore  
Sara Johnson, the Maryland CASH Campaign  
Roll Call  
Approval of the Journal  
January 9, 2023  
Communications from the Mayor  
Bills Signed by the Mayor  
January 18, 2023  
Sale of Property - 1321 Filbert 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 1321  
Filbert Street (Block 7200; Lot 060A) and is no longer needed for public use; and  
providing for a special effective date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Office of the Comptroller)  
Executive Nominations  
Luis O. Cardona  
Member - Baltimore Hispanic Commission - District 1  
RULES AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE  
Maria Daniella Prieshoff  
Member - Baltimore Hispanic Commission - District 10  
RULES AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE  
Luis Espinoza  
Member - Baltimore Hispanic Commission - District 4  
RULES AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE  
Desiree Velazquez  
Member - Baltimore Hispanic Commission  
RULES AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE  
Whitney Visker  
Member - Baltimore Hispanic Commission - District 14  
RULES AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE  
Jaz Erenberg  
Member - Public Art Commission - District 1  
RULES AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE  
Faith Leach  
City Administrator - City of Baltimore Administrator - District 11  
RULES AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE  
Bills Introduced  
Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation - Department of Housing  
and Community Development - $6,600,000  
For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation in  
the amount of $6,600,000.00 to the Department of Housing and Community  
Development - PRJ002743 (PSO Perkins Phase II Public Infrastructure), to provide  
funding for the Perkins Somerset Project; and providing for a special effective date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
ORDINANCE  
At the request of: Department of Finance  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation - Department of Housing  
and Community Development - $11,000,000  
For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation in  
the amount of $11,000,000.00 to the Department of Housing and Community  
Development - PRJ002439 (Vacants Initiative), to provide funding for the vacants  
initiative; and providing for a special effective date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
ORDINANCE  
At the request of: Department of Finance  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation - Baltimore City  
Convention Center - $1,000,000  
For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation in  
the amount of $1,000,000.00 to the Baltimore City Convention Center - PRJ001759  
(918004 West Side Freight Elevator), to provide funding to maintain the Baltimore  
City Convention Center in good working order; and providing for a special effective  
date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
ORDINANCE  
At the request of: Department of Finance  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation - Baltimore City  
Convention Center - $1,543,000  
For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation in  
the amount of $1,543,000.00 to the Baltimore City Convention Center - PRJ002746  
(East Building Elevator Replacement), to provide funding to maintain the Baltimore  
City Convention Center in good working order; and providing for a special effective  
date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
ORDINANCE  
At the request of: Department of Finance  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation - Baltimore City  
Convention Center - $3,757,000  
For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation in  
the amount of $3,757,000.00 to the Baltimore City Convention Center -  
PRJ002747 (East Building Escalator), to provide funding to maintain the Baltimore  
City Convention Center in good working order; and providing for a special effective  
date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
ORDINANCE  
At the request of: Department of Finance  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation - Mayor’s Office of  
Information and Technology - $1,250,000  
For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation in  
the amount of $1,250,000.00 to the Mayor’s Office of Information and Technology -  
PRJ001617 (914017 Enterprise IT Infrastructure), to provide funding for enterprise  
information technology infrastructure; and providing for a special effective date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
ORDINANCE  
At the request of: Department of Finance  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation - Mayor’s Office of  
Information Technology - $1,750,000  
For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation in  
the amount of $1,750,000.00 to the Mayor’s Office of Information Technology -  
PRJ002410 (915079 117-079 Infrastructure Platforms End of Life  
Refresh/Upgrades), to provide funding for refreshing and upgrading infrastructure  
platforms that are at the end of their useful lives; and providing for a special effective  
date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
ORDINANCE  
At the request of: Department of Finance  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation - Mayor’s Office of  
Information and Technology - $1,000,000  
For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation in  
the amount of $1,000,000.00 to the Mayor’s Office of Information and Technology -  
PRJ002418 (923059 117-059 Upgrade Application Integration and Infrastructure),  
to provide funding for upgrading information technology application integration and  
infrastructure; and providing for a special effective date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
ORDINANCE  
At the request of: Department of Finance  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation - Mayor’s Office of  
Information and Technology - $500,000  
For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation in  
the amount of $500,000.00 to the Mayor’s Office of Information and Technology -  
PRJ002405 (912072 117-072 CitiWatch Replacement Camera Cycle), to provide  
funding for the replacement of CitiWatch cameras; and providing for a special  
effective date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
ORDINANCE  
At the request of: Department of Finance  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation - Mayor’s Office of  
Information and Technology - $500,000  
For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation in  
the amount of $500,000.00 to the Mayor’s Office of Information and Technology -  
PRJ002417 (922029 117-029 Citywide Cyber Security Systems Upgrade), to  
provide funding for upgrading citywide cyber security systems; and providing for a  
special effective date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
ORDINANCE  
At the request of: Department of Finance  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation - PRJ002758 -  
$9,000,000  
For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation in  
the amount of $9,000,000.00 to PRJ002758 (Walbrook Junction/Edmondson  
Village Center Support), to provide funding for redeveloping the Walbrook Junction  
and Edmondson Village Center shopping centers; and providing for a special effective  
date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
ORDINANCE  
At the request of: Department of Finance  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation - Department of General  
Services - $16,600,000  
For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation in  
the amount of $16,600,000.00 to the Department of General Services - PRJ000528  
(Abel Wolman HVAC and Fire Protection), to provide funding to upgrade the  
HVAC and fire protection at the Abel Wolman Municipal Building; and providing for  
a special effective date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
ORDINANCE  
At the request of: Department of Finance  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation - Department of General  
Services - $500,000  
For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Capital Appropriation in  
the amount of $500,000.00 to the Department of General Services - PRJ002749  
(City Hall HVAC), to provide funding to upgrade the HVAC at City Hall; and  
providing for a special effective date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
ORDINANCE  
At the request of: Department of Finance  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 3  
Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - Variances - 633 South Montford  
Avenue  
For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a  
single-family dwelling unit to 3 dwelling units in the R-8 Zoning District on the  
property known as 633 South Montford Avenue (Block 1837, Lot 074), as outlined  
in red on the accompanying plat; and granting a variance from certain off-street  
parking requirements.  
Sponsors:  
Zeke Cohen  
ORDINANCE  
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE  
Rezoning - 1302 Key Highway  
For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1302 Key  
Highway (Block 1927A, Lot 034A), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat,  
from the C-2 Zoning District to the OR-2 Zoning District.  
Sponsors:  
Eric T. Costello  
ORDINANCE  
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE  
Salary - City Solicitor  
For the purpose of establishing the salary of the City Solicitor; and providing for a  
special effective date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
ORDINANCE  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
RPP Area 48 (Riverside) - Revisions  
For the purpose of modifying the hours of applicable parking restrictions for  
Residential Parking Plan Area 48 (Riverside); reducing the non-permit parking time  
threshold; establishing an exception to the applicable permit limit; and correcting and  
conforming related provisions.  
Sponsors:  
Eric T. Costello  
ORDINANCE  
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE  
Resolutions Introduced  
Informational Hearing - Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act - Inflation  
Reduction Act  
For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Office of the City Administrator,  
the Mayor’s Office of Infrastructure Development, the Bureau of Budget,  
Management and Research, the Department of Finance, the Department of Public  
Works, and the Department of Transportation to come before the City Council to  
detail the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Inflation Reduction Act, to  
describe how the City is positioned to apply for and receive funds from all possible  
sources for critical projects, to explain the application process for all potential funding  
sources, to discuss the need for partnership with and outreach to regional and local  
partners in government, business, and community, and to present plans for reporting  
progress to the City Council and the public.  
Sponsors:  
Odette Ramos, John T. Bullock  
RESOLUTION  
RULES AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE  
Informational Hearing - Executive Leadership - Vacancies  
For the purpose of inviting the Mayor’s Chief of Staff, the City Administrator,  
representatives from the Department of Public Works, representatives from the  
Department of Transportation, representatives from the Department of Recreation  
and Parks, representatives from the Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals,  
representatives from the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services, and any other  
interested parties to come before the City Council to discuss current vacancies in  
executive leadership positions across all City agencies, the impact of these vacancies  
on City operations and delivery of services, the impact of relying on long-term  
“interim” or “acting” executives, current plans to fill such vacancies, and, generally, the  
City’s ability to attract and retain executive leadership.  
Sponsors:  
Phylicia Porter, John T. Bullock, Zeke Cohen  
RESOLUTION  
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE  
Investigative Hearing - Vacant Building Water Shut Offs  
For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Public Works, the  
Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of Real  
Estate, the Baltimore Fire Department, and the Office of the City Administrator to  
report on why Section 116.4.6 of the Baltimore City Building Code, which requires  
the Department of Housing and Community Development to inform the Department  
of Public Works that there is a vacant building and that the water must be shut off, is  
not being implemented, the impact of not implementing this section of the Building  
Code, and a path toward implementation.  
Sponsors:  
Odette Ramos, John T. Bullock  
RESOLUTION  
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE  
Consent Calendar  
(See Section A at back of Agenda)  
2R Second Reader  
Rules and Oversight  
Peter Bodde  
Member - Police Accountability Board - District 1  
RECOMMEND CONFIRMATION  
Megan Kenny  
Member - Police Accountability Board - 12  
RECOMMEND CONFIRMATION  
Stephanie V. Lee  
Member - Police Accountability Board - District 4