Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 6/5

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 5th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller’s website under the Board of Estimates tab. 

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Items of Note

Audits

SB-24-12017, Biennial Performance Audit of Baltimore City Department of Public Works FY22-21. “The objectives of our performance audit were to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of controls over the water billing process, and follow-up on findings and recommendations that were included as part of the previous biennial performance audit report of Department of Public Works (DPW).”

Baltimore Development Corporation

SB-24-11259, Capital Project Grant Agreement - Rash Field. Transaction amount is $1,800,000.

Finance

SB-24-11773, Rate Adjustment - Fiscal 2025 Targeted Homeowners Tax Credit (THTC) Annual Rate. Transaction amount is $29,157,100. For Fiscal 2025 the proposed rate is $0.263 per $100 of improved assessed value, which will reduce the effective property tax rate of eligible homeowners by $0.20 per $100 of assessment.

General Services

SB-24-11365, Emergency Procurement, SCON-001306 - Allsafe Elevator Inspections LLC. Period of agreement is 3/13/2024 to 3/13/2025. Transaction amount is $427,500.

Law

SB-24-11764, Settlement Agreement, Terry A. Evans v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, et al, Case No. 24-C-23-001212. Settlement amount is $125,000.

SB-24-11838, Dennis Glover v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, Case No. 24-C-23-001392. Settlement amount is $150,000.

Planning

SB-24-11708, Quarterly Financial Reports - South Baltimore Gateway Partnership FY23 Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4.

Pratt Library

SB-24-13812, Unauthorized Procurement - Invoices for Portable A/C Units for 3 Library Branches. Transaction amount is $34,085.24.  

Procurement

SB-24-11941, Renewal - B50006171 – Mowing of Grass, Landscaping and Gardening. Transaction amount is $2,109,907.56.  

SB-24-11263, Unauthorized Procurement - Contract Number 08000 – Hands Free Sanitary Disposal Service. Transaction amount is $152,332.54.

Public Works

SB-24-11662, Emergency Procurement, Cummins Wagner, 751 Eastern Ave, Pumping Station. Period of agreement is 2/28/2024 to 2/28/2025. Transaction amount is $200,000. 

SB-24-11717, Emergency Procurement, SDC 7788R - Seamon Avenue Emergency Slope Repair, Civil Construction LLC. Period of agreement is 3/27/2024 to 1/27/2025. Transaction amount is $2,090,530.

Transportation

SB-24-10865, Claims Resolution Agreement - Inner Harbor Water Taxi Terminal, Mid-Atlantic General Contractors, Inc. Period of agreement is 9/30/2019 to 9/28/2020. Transaction amount is $750,000. This item was deferred from the May 15th Board of Estimates meeting.

SB-24-11754, Claims Resolution Agreement - No 2 - TR10309R Inner Harbor Water Taxi, Mid-Atlantic Contractor, Inc. Period of agreement is 9/30/2019 to 9/28/2020. Transaction amount is $64,421.76.  

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.

Members of the public can also submit statements of support to the Board of Estimates. Statements of support can come from anyone in the public in support of any item listed on the stated Board of Estimates agenda.  Please indicate if you would like to address the Board or only wish to have your statement of support noted.

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 or Support 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: 2336 258 9787

Watch on television. Watch Charm TV, channel 25.

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.

Notices

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

Open Checkbook. The Office of the Comptroller recently launched Open Checkbook 2.0 Spending Explorer, a new public-facing online tool that tracks the city’s third-party vendor payments.  Open Checkbook 2.0 allows the public to review Baltimore City’s spending by accessing payments to suppliers. The site is updated daily. 

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

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