September 10, 2020

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Please note that as the City is continuing its response to the current COVID-19 health crisis, it is important to keep members of the public, our Planning Commission, and staff as safe as possible. For that reason, this meeting will be conducted as a remote video conference meeting. We will continue to update you as needed.

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Meeting number: 173 539 9592 Event password: Planning

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1:00 PM

1. ROLL CALL

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – August 20, 2020

CONSENT AGENDA

3. CIP TRANSFERS

REGULAR AGENDA

4. CITY COUNCIL BILL #20-0548/ LANDMARK LIST – REED CALLOWAY HOUSE (Seventh District)
For the purpose of designating the Reed Calloway House, 1316 North Carey Street, as an historical landmark: exterior. (Councilmember Pinkett)

5. CITY COUNCIL BILL #20-0587/ PERKINS SOMERSET OLDTOWN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT (Twelfth District)
For the purpose of designating a “development district” to be known as the “Perkins Somerset Oldtown Development District”; providing for and determining various matters in connection with the establishment of the development district; creating a special, tax increment fund for the development district; allocating certain property taxes to that fund; making certain findings and determinations; providing for a special effective date; and generally providing for matters relating to the designation and operation of the development district, the establishment and use of the special, tax increment fund to provide for the payment by or reimbursement to the City for debt service
(The Administration on behalf of the Department of Housing and Community Development)

CITY COUNCIL BILL #20-0588/ PERKINS SOMERSET OLDTOWN BOND ISSUANCE (Twelfth District)
For the purpose of authorizing the issuance of special obligation bonds and the pledge, subject to appropriation, of Tax Increment Revenues and Special Tax Revenues (as such terms are defined herein) to the payment of debt service thereon; authorizing the pledge by the City, subject to appropriation, of the Tax Increment Revenues and Special Tax Revenues pursuant to a Contribution Agreement (defined herein) to provide for the payment by the State Issuer (defined herein) of the principal of and interest on the applicable State Obligations (defined herein) and other related costs; providing that such bonds or State Obligations may be issued from time to time and in one or more issues or series in an aggregate principal amount not exceeding $105,000,000 for the purpose of financing infrastructure improvements and related costs, including, without limitation, the Project ...
(The Administration on behalf of the Department of Housing and Community Development)

CITY COUNCIL BILL #20-0589/ PERKINS SOMERSET OLDTOWN SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT (Twelfth District)
For the purpose of designating a “special taxing district” to be known as the “Perkins Somerset Oldtown Special Taxing District”; providing for and determining various matters in connection with the establishment of the special taxing district; creating a special fund for the special taxing district; providing for the levy of a special tax on all taxable real and personal property located in the special taxing district; providing for a special effective date; and generally providing for matters relating to the designation and operation of the special taxing district, the establishment and use of the special fund to provide for the payment by or reimbursement to the City for debt service, which the City is obligated to pay or has paid (whether such obligation is general or limited) on any special obligation bonds or notes issued by the City, the authorization of the pledge, subject to appropriation, of the special tax revenues, pursuant to a Contribution Agreement, to provide for the payment by the State Issuer of the principal of and interest on the applicable State Obligations issued in connection with the special taxing district and other related costs, the replenishment of any reserve fund established for ...
(The Administration on behalf of the Department of Housing and Community Development)

1:45 PM

6. CITY COUNCIL BILL #20-0590/ ZONING – CONDITIONAL USE PARKING LOT – 1301-1325 ETTING STREET, 505, 507, 509, AND 511 WEST LAFAYETTE AVENUE, AND THE ALLEY ADJACENT TO 1325 ETTING STREET (Eleventh District)
For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a parking lot on the properties known as 1301-1325 Etting Street (Block 0396, Lots 051, 052, 053, 054, 055, 056, 057, 058, 059, 060, 061, 062, and 063), 505, 507, 509, and 511 West Lafayette Avenue (Block 0396, Lots 019, 020, 021, and 022), and the alley adjacent to 1325 Etting Street, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat. (Councilmember Costello)

7. CITY COUNCIL BILL #20-0591/ ZONING – CONDITIONAL USE PARKING LOTS – 115 AND 118 MOUNT CLARE STREET (Ninth District)
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. (Councilmember Bullock)

2:00 PM

8. CITY COUNCIL BILL #20-0594/ REZONING – 2426 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE (Seventh District)
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. (Councilmember Pinkett)

9. CITY COUNCIL BILL #20-0595/ REZONING – 1103-1109 NORTH WASHINGTON STREET (Twelfth District)
For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 1103-1109 North Washington Street (Block 1551, Lot 001), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-8 Zoning District to the IMU-1 Zoning District. (Councilmember Sneed)

2:30 PM

10. CITY COUNCIL BILL #20-0570/ ZONING – RAILROAD RIGHTS-OF-WAY – BILLBOARDS (Citywide)
For the purpose of authorizing, subject to limitations and requirements, the erection of new billboards within a railroad right-of-way or within a railroad facility that adjoins a railroad right-of-way; and correcting, conforming, and clarifying related language. (Council President Scott)

4:00 PM

11. BRIEFING BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS IN A JOINT SESSION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION – LESS WASTE, BETTER BALTIMORE (Citywide)
 

Presentation

Weblink to report: https://publicworks.baltimorecity.gov/sites/default/files/LWBB_Final%20Master%20Plan_7-28-20.pdf


This agenda was prepared on the assumption that all necessary materials have been made available in suggestion time for consideration by the Planning Commission at this meeting. There are occasionally changes in this agenda when relevant materials have not been delivered to the Department of Planning on schedule.

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