Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 6/7

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 June 7th meeting is now available. It can be found 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.

Finance

SB-23-11781, Approval of Fiscal 2024 Targeted Homeowners Tax Credit (THTC) Annual Rate. Period of agreement is 7/1/2023 to 6/30/2024. Transaction amount is $27,430,000.

Information & Technology

SB-23-11866, Emergency Procurement Report on Emergency Consultant Agreement for Workday Financial System Remediation Services. The Board is requested to note a Consulting/Professional Services Agreement Emergency Avaap U.S.A., LLC. Period of agreement is 4/17/2023 to 12/31/2023. Transaction amount is $1,811,200.

Law

SB-23-11880, Settlement, CSX v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore. Settlement amount is $245,000. “CSX alleges property damages resulting from a water main leak and a sinkhole that occurred in the Howard Street Tunnel at Howard Street/Camden Street/Pratt Street.”

SB-23-11836, Settlement, Stanley Bass v. MCCB, et al, Settlement amount is $310,000. “Plaintiff alleged numerous federal and state claims against the Defendants arising from his 2010 arrest and subsequent conviction.” This is a GTTF-related settlement.

SB-23-11723, Settlement, Sean Lewis, Jr. v. Officer Christopher Florio U.S. District Court, Settlement amount is. $500,000. “Approve settlement of a lawsuit brought by Sean Lewis, Jr. against Baltimore Police Department Officer Christopher Florio related to the Officer’s use of a Taser on Plaintiff, a minor."

SB-23-11832, Settlement, Chloe Sauls vs. Brendan Brown, et al. Settlement amount is $80,000. “At the time of the incident, Plaintiff alleges that she was rear-ended while stopped at a traffic light by a BPD patrol vehicle being driven by Officer Brendan Brown.” A companion settlement was approved at the January 18th Board of Estimates meeting.

SB-23-11837, Settlement, Handley v. BPD, U.S. District Court. Settlement amount is $75,000. “Plaintiff alleged discrimination and retaliation based on his race and gender against the Defendant.”

SB-23-12062, Approval of Grant Agreements/Fiscal Sponsorship with the Baltimore Civic Fund for Baltimore Main Streets. Each of the eight Main Street programs will receive not more than $35,000 from the previously approved Transfer of Funds. Full transaction amount is $320,597. Main Streets recipients - Pigtown, Fells Point, Federal Hill, Highlandtown, Hamilton/Lauraville, Waverly, Pennsylvania Avenue and Belair-Edison.

Mayor’s Office

SB-23-11883, Advance Funding for Artscape Festival, from the General Fund to the Civic Fund. Period of agreement is 6/7/2023 to 12/31/2023. Transaction amount is $500,000.

Procurement

SB-23-12029, Multiple Awards - Solicitation Number RFQ000082 – Snow Removal Services. Approval of a Goods & Services Contract Award to A Halcon Contractor, Inc DBA Smart Traffic Services, A.2.B.2 Enterprises Inc and Lorenz, Inc. Period of agreement is 7/1/2023 to 4/30/2023. Transaction amount is $10,000,000.

SB-23-11971, Payment of Invoice of Unauthorized Spend, Lytx, Inc. for BCFD. Transaction amount is $84,452.11. “The Board is requested to approve payment of outstanding invoice(s) to Lytx, Inc. This product is currently in use in apparatus and is proprietary to Lytx, Inc. To source another vendor would mean purchasing an entire new system to equip all fire apparatus. The agency has a new contract with Lytx, Inc. approved to start July 1, 2023.”

SB-23-11926, Pay Outstanding Invoices - M.I.T. Cleaning, LLC Dry Cleaning & Laundry for commercial laundering for shelters. Period of agreement is 11/30/2022 to 3/30/2023. Transaction amount is $69,045.75. The requested action is approval to pay outstanding invoices for services received without a valid contract.

SB-23-11948, Pay Outstanding Invoices - LexisNexis Risk Solutions. Transaction amount is $10,044.20. Requested action is an approval to pay outstanding invoices for services rendered without a valid contract.

SB-23-11918, Pay Outstanding Invoices, PAPCO Inc. Period of agreement is 5/14/2022 to 3/31/2023. Transaction amount is $9,584.60.

SB-23-11958, Pay Outstanding Invoices, Eagle Wireless Communications. Period of agreement is 11/1/2022 to 2/28/2023. Transaction amount is $6,215.40.

Public Works

SB-23-12032, Award of WC 1315 -Hillen & Pen Lucy North Neighborhoods Water Main Replacement to Monumental Paving & Excavating, Inc. Bid amount is $18,625,000.

SB-23-11834, Award of Water Contract No. 1434- Urgent Need Water Infrastructure Rehabilitation and Improvements - Phase II FY 22 to Spiniello Companies. Bid amount is $15,083,300.

Real Estate

SB-23-11994, Agreement of Sale for 1321 Filbert Street, Block 7200, Lot 60A to Filbert Street Garden, Inc. Transaction amount is $1.           

Special Benefits Districts

SB-23-11993, York Road Business Improvement District, Interim Board Member Extension. Period of agreement is 5/19/2023 to 12/31/2023.

SB-23-11977, Finance, Charles Village Community Benefits District Fiscal 2024 Budget and Property / Tax Public Utilities Surcharge Rates. Period of agreement is 7/1/2023 to 6/30/2024.

SB-23-11750, Finance, Waterfront Management District, Special Benefit District Fiscal 2024 Budget Plan and Property Tax Surcharge Rates, Period of agreement is 7/1/2023 to 6/30/2024.

SB-23-11752, Finance, Baltimore Tourism Improvement District (BTID) Fiscal 2024 Budget Plan and Surcharge Rates. Period of agreement is 7/1/2023 to 6/30/2024.

SB-23-12064, Finance, Downtown Management Authority Fiscal 2024 Budget and Property / Tax Public Utilities Surcharge Rates. Period of agreement is 7/1/2023 to 6/30/2024.

SB-23-11698, Finance, Midtown Community Benefits District Management Authority, Special Benefit District Fiscal 2024 Budget Plan and Property Tax Surcharge Rates. Period of agreement is 7/1/2023 to 6/30/2024.

Transportation

SB-23-11546, Curbside Commercial Dining Schedule. “The proposed new ‘Curbside Commercial’ Minor Privilege item and the fee will be utilized for the City’s newly expanded Curbside Commercial Policy, allowing businesses to use portions of the public right-of-way within parking lanes for the installation of curbside facilities.” A statement of opposition has been received from Bikemore. 

SB-23-11657, MOU with Greater Remington Improvement Association, Inc. “for the installation and maintenance of sculptural wayfinding signage and thermoplastic torch down artwork elements.” 

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: 2340 722 8141 

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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