Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 9/20

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 September 20th 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.

City Council

SB-23-13267, City Council Bill 23-0384 Sale of Property, 14-18 Light Street (7 East Redwood Street). Sales agency is the Baltimore Development Corporation.

Comptroller

SB-23-12731, Resolution: Emergency Procurement. “The Comptroller's Office, in consultation with other cities agencies, seek to clarify, codify and streamline emergency reporting requirements in the interest of public transparency.” This item was deferred from the 9/6 Board of Estimates meeting.

Housing and Community Development

SB-23-11962, Approval of Master Professional Services Agreement with Accela. “The City of Baltimore is seeking a supplier to provide professional services to implement a system to replace the functions of the existing DHCD Permitting and Inspection Program.” Transaction amount is $5,685,006.15.

Law

SB-23-13138, Settlement, Timothy L. Jennings, Jr. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore. "Plaintiff claims that, as he stepped on a concrete curb in front of his house, the curb “split,” causing him to lose his balance and fall, and to sustain a right chronic transverse tarsal fracture dislocation." Settlement agreement is for $140,000. 

SB-23-13416, Employment Agreement. The Board is requested to approve an Employment Contract for Police Commissioner Designate Richard J. Worley, Jr. Transaction amount is $285,500.

Real Estate

SB-23-13341, Amended and Restated Land Disposition Agreement 4701 Greenspring Avenue (Block 4760 Lot 001) with Choo Smith Youth Empowerment, Inc. Amendment will “accommodate its present plans for construction of the Project and the inclusion of a Developer as participant in the Project.”

Procurement

SB-23-13113, Contract Number 08000 Drones and a GPS Mapping Package, Equipment Maintenance/Service Contract Award - Sole Source - DiCarlo Precision Instruments. End-user is Baltimore Police Department. Transaction Amount is $38,152.45. 

Public Works

SB-23-12726, Construction Award of Water Contract No. 1327-Chlorine Handling Safety Improvements. Transaction amount is $24,300,000. This item was deferred from the 9/6 Board of Estimates meeting.

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:  2339 931 4246

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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