By Ordinance, the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore may establish 1 or more continuing,
nonlapsing funds for purposes of promoting sustainability, maintaining and establishing parks
and other open spaces, and cleaning and preserving the natural environment within the City of
(1)supporting the activities of a City office of sustainability and of other offices necessary or
appropriate for these purposes and goals;
(2)performing educational outreach on these purposes and goals;
(3)providing assistance by loan, grant, or otherwise to individuals and organizations
undertaking activities to further these purposes and goals; and
(4)conducting research to advance theses purposes and goals.
(b) Revenue sources.
A fund established under this section may comprise:
(1)money appropriated to the fund in the annual Ordinances of Estimates; and
(2)grants or donations made to the fund.
(c) Continuing nature of fund.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this Charter, unspent portions of a fund established under
(1) remain in the fund, to be used exclusively for their ordained purposes;
(2)do not revert to the general revenues of the City; and
(3)their appropriations do not lapse.
(Res. 10-021, ratified Nov. 2, 2010.)