BALTIMORE CITY, MARYLAND

Origin: Baltimore City was incorporated in 1796 (Chapter 68, Acts of 1796). The City name was derived from the Proprietary's Irish Barony. As a governmental unit, the City separated from Baltimore County in 1851.

Population (1990 Census): 736,014


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LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

CITY COUNCIL

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms:
Lawrence A. Bell III (D), At Large, President, 1999
(410) 396-4804
Agnes B. Welch (D), District 4, Vice-President, 1999
(410) 346-4815

John L. Cain (D), District 1, 1999
(410) 396-4807
Nicholas C. D'Adamo, Jr. (D), District 1, 1999
(410) 396-4808
Lois A. Garey (D), District 1, 1999
(410) 396-4828

Bernard C. Young (D), District 2, 1999
(410) 396-4811
Paula Johnson Branch (D), District 2, 1999
(410) 396-4829
Robert L. Douglass (D), District 2, 1999
(410) 396-4810

Rita R. Church (D), District 3, 1999
(410) 396-4830
Robert W. Curran (D), District 3, 1999
(410) 396-4812
Martin O'Malley (D), District 3, 1999
(410) 396-4813

Sheila Dixon (D), District 4, 1999
(410) 396-4831
Keiffer J. Mitchell, Jr. (D), District 4, 1999
(410) 396-4816

Helen L. Holton (D), District 5, 1999
(410) 396-4818
Stephanie C. Rawlings (D), District 5, 1999
(410) 396-4832
Rochelle (Rikki) Spector (D), District 5, 1999
(410) 396-4819

Rev. Norman A. Handy, Sr. (D), District 6, 1999
(410) 396-4821
Edward L. Reisinger (D), District 6, 1999
(410) 396-4822
Melvin L. Stukes (D), District 6, 1999
(410) 396-4833

Meetings: Mondays, 5:00 p.m.

City Hall, Room 409
100 North Holliday St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 396-4800
fax: (410) 539-0647
World Wide Web:
http://www.ci.baltimore.md.us/citygov/council/citycoun.html

COMPTROLLER

Elected by Voters to 4-year term:
Joan M. Pratt (D), Comptroller, 1999
(410) 396-4755

BOARD OF ESTIMATES

President: Lawrence A. Bell III, President, City Council

Ex officio: Kurt L. Schmoke, Mayor; Joan M. Pratt, Comptroller; Otho M. Thompson, Esq., City Solicitor; George G. Balog, Director, Dept. of Public Works.

Meetings: Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m.

City Hall, Room 204
100 North Holliday St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 396-4755


EXECUTIVE BRANCH

MAYOR

Elected by Voters to 4-year term:
Kurt L. Schmoke (D), Mayor, 1999

City Hall, Room 250
100 North Holliday St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 396-3100
e-mail: mayor@epfl2.epflbalto.org
fax: (410) 396-9568
World Wide Web: http://www.ci.baltimore.md.us/office/mayor_office/mayor1.html

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JUDICIAL BRANCH

CIRCUIT COURT

Appointed by Governor &/or elected by Voters to 15-year terms (30 Judges):
Joseph H. H. Kaplan, Circuit Administrative Judge, 2009
Robert I. H. Hammerman, Chief Judge, 1999

Edward J. Angeletti, Associate Judge, 1999
Roger W. Brown, Associate Judge, 2003
John Carroll Byrnes, Associate Judge, 1998
Evelyn O. Cannon, Associate Judge, 1998
Bonita J. Dancy, Associate Judge, 2011
Kathleen O'Ferrall Friedman, Associate Judge, 2001
Clifton J. Gordy, Associate Judge, 2001
Ellen M. Heller, Associate Judge, 2003
Marcella A. Holland, Associate Judge, 1998
Mabel H. Hubbard, Associate Judge, 2001
Kenneth Lavon Johnson, Associate Judge, 1998
Albert J. Matricciani, Jr., Associate Judge, 2011
Joseph P. McCurdy, Jr., Associate Judge, 2007
David B. Mitchell, Associate Judge, 2001
M. Brooke Murdock, Associate Judge, 1998
Alfred Nance, Associate Judge, 1998
Thomas E. Noel, Associate Judge, 1999
John N. Prevas, Associate Judge, 2003
William D. Quarles, Associate Judge, 1998
Richard T. Rombro, Associate Judge, 2005
Allen L. Schwait, Associate Judge, 1998
Carol E. Smith Associate Judge, 2009
Paul A. Smith, Associate Judge, 2007
Gary I. Strausberg, Associate Judge, 2011
John C. Themelis, Associate Judge, 2005
Thomas J. S. Waxter, Jr., Associate Judge, 1998
Martin P. Welch, Associate Judge, 2009
David W. Young, Associate Judge, 2011

Courthouse East
111 North Calvert St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 396-5080

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Mary B. Widomski, Deputy Administrator

Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. Building
Courthouse West
100 North Calvert St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 396-5188

DISTRICT COURT

Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year terms (24 Judges):
Mary Ellen T. Rinehardt, District Administrative Judge, 2002

H. Gary Bass, Associate Judge, 2003
Gale R. Caplan, Associate Judge, 2002
Audrey J. Carrion, Associate Judge, 2005
Charles A. Chiapparelli, Associate Judge, 2005
Ben C. Clyburn, Associate Judge, 2005
Charlotte M. Cooksey, Associate Judge, 2003
Timothy J. Doory, Associate Judge, 2007
Askew W. Gatewood, Jr., Associate Judge, 2004
John M. Glynn, Associate Judge, 2004
C. Yvonne Holt-Stone, Associate Judge, 2001
Norman E. Johnson, Jr., Associate Judge, 2003
Alan J. Karlin, Associate Judge, 2005
Martin A. Kircher, Associate Judge, 2003
Jack I. Lesser, Associate Judge, 2004
Keith E. Mathews, Associate Judge, 2003
John Philip Miller, Associate Judge, 2007
Theodore B. Oshrine, Associate Judge, 2005
Teaette S. Price, Associate Judge, 2000
Alan M. Resnick, Associate Judge, 2004
Nancy B. Shuger, Associate Judge, 2003
Kathleen M. Sweeney, Associate Judge, 1999
Barbara B. Waxman, Associate Judge, 2001
Jamey H. Weitzman, Associate Judge, 2001

Borgerding District Court Building
5800 Wabash Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21215
(410) 764-8969

ORPHANS' COURT

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms:
Howard I. Golden (D), Chief Judge (designated by Governor), 1998
Joyce M. Baylor-Thompson (D), Judge, 1998
Lewyn S. Garrett (D),* Judge, 1998 [appointed Nov. 13, 1995, by Governor to replace Michael Waring Lee, who died Oct. 1, 1995.]

Courthouse East, Room 311
111 North Calvert St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 396-5034

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