City of Baltimore  
City Council  
City Hall, Room 408  
100 North Holliday Street  
Baltimore, Maryland 21202  
Meeting Agenda - Final  
Monday, May 15, 2023  
5:00 PM  
Special Meeting of the Baltimore City Council  
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  
Rev. Candance L. Greene, Associate Minister, Gethsemane AME Church  
Pledge of Allegiance  
Showcase Baltimore  
Kayla Thomas, Maryland Youth and the Law, Inc for the Baltimore City Council Page Program for  
Baltimore City Youth  
Roll Call  
Approval of the Journal  
May 1, 2023  
Communications from the Mayor  
Executive Nominations  
Lady Brion  
Member - Public Arts Commission - District 2  
RULES AND LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE  
Barbara Cornman  
Member - Adult Public Guardianship Review Board - District 14  
RULES AND LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE  
Robin Russell Allen  
Member - Planning Commission - District 14  
RULES AND LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE  
Bills Introduced  
Ordinance of Estimates for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2024  
For the purpose of providing the appropriations estimated to be needed by each  
agency of the City of Baltimore for operating programs and capital projects during the  
Fiscal 2024 year.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
ORDINANCE  
At the request of: Department of Finance  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
Annual Property Tax - Fiscal Year 2024  
For the purpose of providing a tax for the use of the Mayor and City Council of  
Baltimore for the period July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024; and setting the  
semiannual payment service charge for that period.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
ORDINANCE  
At the request of: Department of Finance  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
Operating Budget for the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners for  
the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2024  
For the purpose of approving the budget estimated to be needed for the Baltimore  
City Board of School Commissioners for operating programs during Fiscal 2024;  
providing for certification of the approved budget to the State Superintendent of  
Schools; and providing for a special effective date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION  
At the request of: Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
Sale of Property - 14 - 18 Light Street (7 East Redwood 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 14 - 18  
Light Street (Block 0660, Lots 0001 and 003A), also known as 7 East Redwood  
Street, and is no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective  
date.  
Sponsors:  
Eric T. Costello  
ORDINANCE  
At the request of: Baltimore Development Committee  
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE  
Study and Report - Baltimore City Climate Resilience Authority  
For the purpose of requiring the Director of Finance, the City Solicitor, the Director  
of Transportation, the Director of Public Works, the Director of Planning, and the  
Director of Sustainability to submit a report detailing how Baltimore City may  
establish a local climate resilience authority originally authorized by Chapter 236 of  
the Acts of 2020, now codified as Title 22 {“Resilience Infrastructure”} of the State  
Local Government Article.  
Sponsors:  
Mark Conway  
ORDINANCE  
PUBLIC SAFETY AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS COMMITTEE  
Landmark List - Home of the Friendless  
For the purpose of designating the Home of the Friendless, 1313 Druid Hill Avenue,  
as an historical landmark: exterior; and providing for a special effective date.  
Sponsors:  
Eric T. Costello  
ORDINANCE  
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE  
Minority and Women’s Business Program - Reauthorization  
For the purpose of reauthorizing and continuing the Minority and Women’s Business  
Program; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to minority and  
women’s business enterprises.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
ORDINANCE  
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE  
Urban Renewal - Lauraville Business District - Amendment 1  
For the purpose of amending the Urban Renewal Plan for the Lauraville Business  
District to extend the life of the Plan; 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.  
Sponsors:  
Ryan Dorsey  
ORDINANCE  
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE  
Transit-Oriented Development - Reisterstown Plaza  
For the purpose of supporting a State Transit-Oriented Development designation for  
Reisterstown Plaza, the area surrounding and including the Reisterstown Plaza Metro  
Subway Link Station; and providing for a special effective date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION  
At the request of: Department of Transportation  
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE  
Transit-Oriented Development - Penn Station  
For the purpose of supporting a State Transit-Oriented Development designation for  
Penn Station, the area surrounding and including Baltimore Penn Station; and  
providing for a special effective date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION  
At the request of: Department of Transportation  
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE