Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 2/15

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 February 15th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller’s website under the Board of Estimates tab. 

This agenda was produced by our new, automated BOE portal. The agenda will continue to look a little bit different each week. There are still formatting and processing modifications we are working through. Let us know if you have questions or feedback!

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.

Mayor’s Office of African-American Male Engagement

SB-23-10327, Governmental/Charitable Solicitation Application, Connect 2 Success Squeegee Alternative Plan 2023-24 Fiscal Year. “It is estimated that donations will be received in the form of in-kind and monetary donations.”

Circuit Court

SB-23-10361, FY23 Addiction Assessment Unit Grant with Behavioral Health Inc. Program provides court ordered substance abuse assessments for defendants to determine their needs. The requested amount is $485,277 for expenditures already incurred since 7/1/22.

General Services

SB-23-10352, Project 1907 - 1313 Druid Hill Ave, Task 012 Urgent Stabilization & Repairs Design. Whitney Bailey Cox & Magnani, LLC to provide professional services for Phase II of the Urgent Stabilization & Repairs at 1313 Druid Hill Avenue in Baltimore City. The original agreement expires on August 20,2023. The duration of this task is approximately six months. Transaction amount is $186,353.84.

Mayor’s Office of Employment Development

SB-23-10364, FY23 WIOA Youth Agreement - America Works of Maryland, Inc. for professional services, commence retroactively on October 1, 2022 and terminate on September 30, 2023.  Transaction amount is $120,000.

SB-23-10366, MedCerts, LLC, Individual Training Account, retroactive approval of an Agreement with MedCerts, Inc. for professional services. Transaction amount is $12,000 to provide training in areas specified on the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) list of approved Training Providers.

Health Department

SB-23-10322, Provider Agreement with Behavioral Health System Baltimore, Inc. Agreement is retroactive from September 30, 2021 through September 29, 2022. Amount requested is $230,086. (federal funds).

SB-23-10301, Provider Agreement with Connection Thru Life, Inc (CTL), Agreement is March 1, 2023-February 28, 2024. for $8,208,516. Connection Thru Life, Inc. (CTL) will serve as the Fiscal Agent for the Ryan White Minority AIDS Initiative (MAI).

Homeless Services

SB-23-10428, Amendment to the FY20 Continuum of Care (CoC) original grant agreement between the City and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Period of agreement is 12/1/2021 to 11/30/2022.

SB-23-10336, Amendment to the FY20 Continuum of Care (CoC) original grant agreement between the City and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Period of agreement is 1/1/2022 to 12/31/2022.

Housing & Community Development

SB-23-10299, Amendment to Perkins Home Demo, a ratification of the first amendment and a second amendment to provide $1,500,000 to support phase 2 of the Perkins Home demo. Amendment is retroactive from 5/12/21 to 6/30/23.

SB-23-10304, Submission and Acceptance of the CFY23 Annual Action Plan to HUD, Formula Grants and Approval of a Form Agreement for DHCD’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Operating Grants and Authorization to Execute.  Requested amount is $36,595,313.

SB-23-10305, South Baltimore Community Land Trust Inc., Ratification of a retroactive agreement for community development at the South Baltimore Community Land Trust. Period of the agreement was from 7/1/21-6/30/22. Requested amount is $50,000.

SB-23-10306, The Village Learning Place Inc., Ratification and approval for community development.  Period of the agreement was from 7/1/21-6/30/22 and the requested amount is $49,000.

SB-23-10307, ARPA Sub grantee agreement between DCHD, Uplands Visionaries LLC, and Uplands Site A infrastructure, LLC. This is for the completion of phase 2 of the public infrastructure for site A of the Uplands redevelopment project.  The requested amount is $9,704,637.

SB-23-10308, Ratification of memorandum of understanding between DPW and BSW (Bureau of Solid Waste). Post Go-Live Support for the City of Baltimore Workday Financial System (P557746:0). The extension is the First Amendment to the original emergency PSA. It changes the term of the Agreement from June 8, 2022 –December 7, 2022, to June 8, 2022 – February 7, 2023, and increases the total contract amount from $280,000 to $362,000.

Law Department

SB-23-10341, Shirley Johnson et al V. Baltimore Police Department. Settlement Agreement & Release Incident involving GTTF officers. Settlement amount is $6,000,000.

Mayor’s Office of Safety and Engagement

SB-23-10347, The Community Builders, Inc. Amount is $25,000, ARPA Contract. Will "promote community healing and positive engagement, building social cohesion, and fostering intergenerational understanding between youth and adult residents in Baltimore City."

SB-23-10346, Holistic Life Foundation Inc., ARPA Contract. Amount is $50,000 for Yoga and Mindfulness Classes to vulnerable populations connected to drug abuse and those experiencing homelessness. 

Procurement

SB-23-10404, Outstanding Invoice to Mission Media, LLC for services rendered for web hosting and support services for CharmTVBaltimore.com. Period covered is July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. Amount is $10,575.

Public Works

SB-23-10423, WC1374, Water Infrastructure Replacements. $8,074,000 requested for a transfer of funds based on replacement of three miles of water main parts.

SB-23-10419, Quarantine Road Landfill Expansion. Transfer to cover the preparation costs for the Quarantine Road landfill. Amount is $12,000,000.

Transportation

SB-23-10432, Amendment to City’s Settlement Agreement with BGE. Amount is $138,500,000.00 from Board approval through December 2026.

Address the Board

MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

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. A Statement of Opposition means a written statement by a member of the public expressing opposition to an item presented on a Board of Estimates agenda for a vote, provided that the person submitting the statement of opposition is a City resident or taxpayer, or a spokesperson for a City resident or taxpayer, or is directly and specifically affected by a pending matter or decision of the Board, and (d) that is distinct from a Protest.

BIDDERS

Protests for contract awards must be received by noon on the Monday prior to the Board of Estimates meeting. A protest is a written challenge to the award of a bid to a particular bidder that has been presented to the Board of Estimates on an agenda for a vote. Anyone submitting a protest must be registered as a procurement lobbyist with the Board of Ethics in accordance with Baltimore City Ethics Code, §8-12.

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. 

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

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

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: 2341 637 8001 

Watch on television. Watch Charm TV, channel 25.

Notices

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. The 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/summaries

Background Information. Requests for background documents for any Board of Estimates items should be made through Geoff.Shannon@baltimorecity.gov.

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