Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 12/7

Crest of the City of Baltimore

Bill Henry
Comptroller,
Baltimore City
204 City Hall - Baltimore Maryland 21202
(410) 396-5410

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT
Geoff Shannon, Public Relations Officer
(410) 387-5704
geoff.shannon@baltimorecity.gov

 

Baltimore, MD -  The agenda for the Board of Estimates December 7th meeting is now available. It can be found at the BOE Database or on the Comptroller’s website under the Board of Estimates tab

 Items of Note

These are transactions we find interesting or may be of interest to the public, organized by agency. A separate list of items on the non-routine/discussion agenda are announced at the BOE meeting.

 Audits

Page 1, Department of Audits, Annual Comprehensive Financial Report Year Ended June 30, 2021.

Pages 243-249, DPW Audit Status Report.

Baltimore Development Corp

Pages 2-3, BDC, Funding and Repayment Agreement. $250,000 City loan to the Mary Harvin Transformation Center Community Development Corp to help develop the Southern Bridge Career Development Center.

Baltimore Police Department

Pages 58-60, Items #29-32, Personnel Matters, Baltimore Police Department. One reclassification and three employment contracts.

Pages 146-147, Item #11, Bureau of Procurement, Award of Contract 08000 for JusticeTrax DNA Software Maintenance and Licensing with JusticeTrax, Inc. Award amount is $99,799.85, end-user is BPD.

Page 227, BPD, Grant Award from US Department of Justice. Award amount is $959,956 for the “JAG 17” grant for community-based crime prevention programs. Other agencies that will use the funds include MONSE, DHCD, The Office of the State’s Attorney and the Circuit Court of Baltimore City. 

Page 228, BPD, Retroactive License Agreement. This is a contract with Nighthawk Cloud, Inc. for a software system that “ingests complex data sets, and then analyzes and organizes the data…”  The contract is retroactive to January 1, 2022 and has a total value of $769,657.50.

Pages 229-231, BPD, Back Pay Requests for Officers Juan Diaz, Leon Riley and Thomas Kirby. This item was deferred from the Nov. 16th Board of Estimates meeting.

City Council

Pages 255-265, City Council, York Corridor Business Improvement District.

Health Department

Pages 94-99, Health Dept., Retroactive Grant Agreements:

  • Page 94, Chase Brexton Health Services, amount $120,222. Term is 1/1/22-12/31/22. 
  • Page 95, Chase Brexton Health Services, amount $92,690. Term is 1/1/22-12/31/22. 
  • Page 96, Total Health Care, amount $109,156. Term is 1/1/22-12/31/22. 
  • Page 97, Johns Hopkins University, amount $339,385. Term is 1/1/22-12/31/22. 
  • Page 98, Healthy Teen Network, amount $28,000. Term is 3/15/22-6/30/22. 
  • Page 99, Johns Hopkins University, amount $100,000. Term is 7/1/21-6/30/23. 

Pages 100-101, Health Dept., Grant Agreement with Sage Wellness Group. Amount is $292,205.

Homeless Services

Page 161, Bureau of Procurement, Payment of Outstanding Invoice to Athena Consulting. End-user is Office of Homeless Services. This a payment of $214,608.64 for staffing services for shelter operations, due to the code-blue status. 

Housing & Community Development

Page 13, DHCD, CDBG-47 Grant Agreement with Arundel Community Development Services. Grant amount is $126,000. Terms of the agreement run from 10/1/21 through 9/30/22. 

Pages 17-19, DHCD, Affordable Housing Trust Fund Loan for $1 Million for the Perkins Somerset Oldtown Project.

Pages 20-22, DHCD, HOME Investment Partnerships Program Loan for $2 Million for the Perkins Somerset Oldtown Project.

Pages 35-36, DHCD, Ratification of Agreement with Greater Baybrook Alliance, Inc. This is a retroactive CDBG-45 Grant Agreement, for $85,000. This is a retroactive item covering 7/19 to 6/22.

Human Resources

Pages 67-68, Item #44, Personnel Matters, DHR, Minimum Wage Increases.

Pages 69-70, Item #45, Personnel Matters, DHR, Elected Official Salary Increases.

Law Department

Pages 76-77, Law Dept., Settlement Agreement and Release for Robert Sykes vs. Mayor & City Council. $75,000 settlement for injuries sustained in an auto collision with a BPD officer.  

Pages 78-79, Law Dept., Settlement Agreement and Release for Zayne Abdullah and Donnell Burgess vs BPD. $750,000 settlement for police misconduct.

Mayor’s Office of Infrastructure Development 

Pages 195-197, MOID, Resolution Relating to Cost Escalation Change Orders Due to Adverse Economic Conditions.

Transportation

Page 129, DOT, Correction to Increase for Project 1246, Automated Traffic Violation Enforcement System.

Public Works

Pages 134-135, Item #1, Bureau of Procurement, Renewal of Contract B50002877 for Advanced Water Metering Infrastructure and Water Meter System Installation with Itron, Inc. End-user is DPW. The no-cost renewal extends the contract term through December 31, 2023.

Procurement

Page 153, Nestle Contract, Extension of Contract Number B50004467 – Supply and Deliver Dispensers & Bottled Water to Various City Agencies with Nestle Waters North America, Inc. Period covered is October 31, 2022 to April 30, 2023

Pages 158-160, Item #20, Bureau of Procurement, Ratification of Contract B50004352 for Armed Guard Security Guards with Metropolitan Protective Services.

 State’s Attorney’s Office

Pages 63-66, Items #36-42, Personnel Matters, SAO. An abolishment of two law clerk positions and creation of a paralegal position for reviewing body-worn camera footage, and six employment contracts.

Page 162, Bureau of Procurement, Payment of Outstanding Invoice to Nitro. End-user is the State’s Attorney’s Office. Payment of $44,677.05.


Notices

To attend the meeting:

In person. Join us on the second floor of City Hall in the Hyman Pressman Board Room, 100 N. Holliday St.

Streaming. All meetings are streamed live on Charm TV and posted after on Charm TV's Youtube channel.

Listen in. Members of the public can call in via Webex by dialing (408)-418-9388; access code: 2340 496 9883 

Watch on television. Watch Charm TV, channel 25.

To address the board:

Procedures for addressing the Board have changed. Rules for submitting Protests and Statements of Opposition are available at the Comptroller's website. Protests (written challenges to the award of a bid) must be received by noon on the Monday prior to the Board of Estimates meeting. 

Members of the public can submit Statements of Opposition. Statements must be received by noon on the Tuesday prior to the Board of Estimates meeting. 

Protests and Statements of Opposition must be submitted to BOE.Clerk@baltimorecity.gov, cc: james.knighton@baltimorecity.gov or by mail or hand delivery to Attn: Clerk, Board of Estimates Room 204, City Hall, 100 N. Holliday Street. 

The complete regulations on procurement, protests, minority and women-owned business enterprises, and debarment/suspensions can be found on the Comptroller's website.

Schedule:

The Board meets regularly on the first and third Wednesday of each month, with the exception of June and December. Please see the Comptroller’s website for a detailed BOE meeting schedule and associated submission deadlines.

BOE Database:

Th Baltimore City Board of Estimates (BOE) Database provides both transparency and easy access to searchable information for the BOE, Comptroller’s Office, internal agency customers and the public. It can be found at https://comptroller.baltimorecity.gov/boe/summarie

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