City of Baltimore  
City Council  
City Hall, Room 408  
100 North Holliday Street  
Baltimore, Maryland 21202  
Meeting Agenda - Final  
Monday, October 24, 2022  
5:00 PM  
Du Burns 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  
Pledge of Allegiance  
Showcase Baltimore  
The Village Learning Place  
Roll Call  
Approval of the Journal  
October 3, 2022  
Communications from the Mayor  
Bills Signed by the Mayor  
October 3, 2022 and October 11, 2022  
Repeal of Ordinances 07-609 and 09-139 - Westport Waterfront Planned Unit  
Development  
For the purpose of repealing Ordinance 07-609, which designated certain properties  
as a Business Planned Unit Development known as Westport Waterfront; repealing  
Ordinance 09-139, which amended Ordinance 07-609; and providing for a special  
effective date.  
Sponsors:  
Phylicia Porter  
Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2  
Dwellings Units in the R-8 Zoning District - 2223 Callow Avenue  
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 2223 Callow Avenue (Block 3446, Lot 64), as outlined in red on  
the accompanying plat.  
Sponsors:  
James Torrence  
Residential Retention Tax Credit - Amendment  
For the purpose of amending application requirements for the portable homestead tax  
credit; terminating the sunset of the credit; and generally relating to the portable  
homestead property tax credit.  
Sponsors:  
Eric T. Costello, President Nicholas J. Mosby, Sharon Green Middleton, John T. Bullock,  
Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, James Torrence, Robert Stokes, Sr., Antonio Glover  
Street Encroachment - 420 East Randall Street  
For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the construction and  
maintenance of a portion of a building, to project into the public right-of-way on the  
east side of Henry Street on the property known as 420 East Randall Street; and  
providing for a special effective date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
City Streets - Closing - Two 10 Foot Alleys  
For the purpose of condemning and closing of two 10 Foot Alleys bounded by East  
23rd Street, Greenmount Avenue and East 22nd Street, as shown on a plat  
numbered 303-A-19A, dated September 14, 2021, prepared by the Survey Section,  
and filed in the Office of the Department of Transportation; and providing for a  
special effective date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
City Property - Grant of Easement  
For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to grant a  
Perpetual Easement to the Maryland State Highway Administration for the installation  
and maintenance of a traffic control device, sidewalk, and median in the vicinity of the  
intersection of MD 1 (Eastern Avenue) and the entrance to East Point Mall, Baltimore  
County, Maryland, as shown on Plat 59795 filed in the State Highway Administration  
State Roads Commission; and providing for a special effective date.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
Planned Unit Development - Amendment - Harbor Point  
For the purpose of approving certain amendments to the Development Plan of the  
Harbor Point Planned Unit Development.  
Sponsors:  
Zeke Cohen  
Obstructing Street - Racing or Stunt Driving  
For the purpose of prohibiting the obstruction of public streets under certain  
circumstances; establishing certain penalties; defining certain terms; and generally  
relating to obstructing a City street.  
Sponsors:  
Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Phylicia Porter, Eric T. Costello, James Torrence, Antonio Glover,  
Robert Stokes, Sr., Sharon Green Middleton, Mark Conway, Zeke Cohen  
Executive Nominations  
Viola A. Woolums  
Member - Adult Public Guardianship Review Board - District 9  
RULES AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE  
Byron T. Deese  
Member - Employee Retirement System Board of Trustees  
RULES AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE  
Charlyn Carter  
Member - Fair Election Fund Commission - District 3  
RULES AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE  
LaShanda A. Jackson  
Member - Fair Election Fund Commission - District 13  
RULES AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE  
Sam Novey  
Member - Fair Election Fund Commission - District 12  
RULES AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE  
Jonathan S. Weinstein  
Member - Fair Election Fund Commission - District 11  
RULES AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE  
Bills Introduced  
Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 3  
Dwelling Units in the R-8 Zoning District - 867 Hollins Street  
For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a  
single-family dwelling into 3 dwelling units in the R-8 Zoning District on the property  
known as 867 Hollins Street (Block 0237, Lot 039), as outlined in red on the  
accompanying plat.  
Sponsors:  
John T. Bullock  
ORDINANCE  
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE  
South Baltimore Gateway Community Impact District Management Authority  
- Board of Directors - Term Limits  
For the purpose of amending certain term limits for certain board members of the  
Board of Directors for the South Baltimore Gateway Community Impact District  
Management Authority; and providing for a special effective date.  
Sponsors:  
Eric T. Costello, Phylicia Porter  
ORDINANCE  
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE  
Urban Renewal - Market Center - Amendment __  
For the purpose of amending the Urban Renewal Plan for Market Center to  
reauthorize the acquisition of properties within the Project Area; 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:  
Eric T. Costello  
ORDINANCE  
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE  
Elected Officials’ Retirement System - Benefits - Eligibility  
For the purpose of modifying certain provisions of the Elected Officials’ Retirement  
System of the City of Baltimore relating to eligibility for service retirement benefits and  
deferred vested benefits; making this Ordinance contingent on the ratification of a  
certain City Charter amendment by a certain date; and providing for a special  
effective date.  
Sponsors:  
President Nicholas J. Mosby  
ORDINANCE  
EDUCATION, WORKFORCE AND YOUTH COMMITTEE  
Resolutions Introduced  
Informational Hearing - Workday Implementation Status  
For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Finance, the  
Department of Human Resources, the Office of the City Administrator, the Office of  
Information Technology, and the Bureau of Budget and Management Research to  
brief the City Council on the status of the Workday Finance platform for procurement  
services launched in August 2022, including observed benefits or deficiencies, issues  
with rollout or uptake, and other relevant considerations.  
Sponsors:  
Robert Stokes, Sr., Phylicia Porter  
RESOLUTION  
HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE  
Informational Hearing - Illegal Disposal of Used Tires  
For the purpose of inviting the Director of Public Works and the Director of the  
Department of Housing and Community Development’s Code Enforcement Division  
to meet with the City Council to discuss the scope of illegal disposal of used tires in  
the City, problems that arise as a result of illegal disposal of used tires, and proposed  
solutions to illegal disposal of used tires.  
Sponsors:  
Robert Stokes, Sr.  
RESOLUTION  
PUBLIC SAFETY AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS COMMITTEE  
Consent Calendar  
(See Section A at back of Agenda)  
2R Second Reader  
Economic and Community Development  
CODEMAP and Decision Making  
For the purpose of inviting the Director of the Department of Housing and Community  
Development to explain to the City Council how the CODEMAP application and the  
data sets the application uses assists public and private decision making and strategic  
planning in the City and helps move the City forward.  
Sponsors:  
Sharon Green Middleton, John T. Bullock, Phylicia Porter, Zeke Cohen  
RECOMMEND FAVORABLE  
Investigational Hearing - Solar Farming  
For the purpose of inviting representatives from WeSolar, the Department of Public  
Works, the Department of Housing and Community Development, the Department of  
Recreation and Parks, the Department of Planning’s Office of Sustainability, the  
Department of General Services, the Comptroller, the City Administrator, the State  
Public Service Commission, and the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company to brief the  
City Council on commercial and residential solar farming and to assess how solar  
farming can benefit the citizens of Baltimore City.  
Sponsors:  
Kristerfer Burnett, Mark Conway, Phylicia Porter, Odette Ramos, John T. Bullock, Ryan  
Dorsey, Zeke Cohen, Antonio Glover, Sharon Green Middleton  
RECOMMEND FAVORABLE  
Public Safety and Government Operations  
Informational Hearing - Public Safety and Surveillance Technology  
For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Law, the  
Baltimore Police Department, the Department of Finance, and other interested parties  
to discuss the acquisition and use of facial recognition surveillance technology by  
Baltimore City government, how data from such equipment is used and stored, and  
any liability the City may face if the technology or its data is misused.  
Sponsors:  
Kristerfer Burnett  
RECOMMEND FAVORABLE  
3R Third Reader  
Third Reader (for final passage)  
City Property - Renaming Robert E. Lee Park to Lake Roland Park  
For the purpose of changing the name of the park known as Robert E. Lee Park,  
located at 1000 Lakeside Drive, Baltimore, Maryland, 21210, to Lake Roland Park.  
Sponsors:  
City Council President (Administration)  
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.  
Sponsors:  
Eric T. Costello  
Midtown 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.  
Sponsors:  
Eric T. Costello, Robert Stokes, Sr.  
Commercial Vehicle Monitoring System  
For the purpose of modifying the maximum number of operational cameras authorized  
to enforce Baltimore City’s commercial vehicle monitoring system.  
Sponsors:  
Danielle N. McCray, Mark Conway, John T. Bullock, Odette Ramos, Robert Stokes, Sr.,  
Kristerfer Burnett, Sharon Green Middleton, James Torrence, Zeke Cohen  
Bills to be Withdrawn  
Charter Amendment - Forest Preservation Fund  
For the purpose of establishing a continuing, nonlapsing Forest Preservation Fund, to  
be used exclusively to fund and administer activities related to forest management,  
including natural area preservation and restoration, wildlife management, maintenance  
of paths in forests and natural areas, and tree maintenance; 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.  
Sponsors:  
Kristerfer Burnett, Danielle N. McCray, John T. Bullock, Sharon Green Middleton, Zeke  
Cohen, James Torrence, Mark Conway  
Committee Announcements  
Announcements  
THE NEXT MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL  
WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2022 AT 5:00 P.M.  
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