Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 11/03

Crest of the City of Baltimore

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


Geoff Shannon, Public Relations Officer
(410) 387-5704


Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the November 3rd meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.

Items of note:

1. Page 12, Department of Law, Settlement Agreement and Release for Richard Gibbs v. Baltimore Police Department. Settlement amount is $230,000.

2. Page 13, Department of Law, Settlement Agreement and Release for Malika Peterson v. Mayor and City Council. Settlement amount is $250,000.

3. Page 29, Item #5, BDC, Transfer of Funds to reimburse Horseshoe Casino for construction of City Animal Care Facility. Amount of transfer is $1,500,000.

4. Page 41, Department of Audits, Biennial Performance Audit of Baltimore City Fire Department for Fiscal Years ended June 30, 2020 and 2019.

5. Page 50, Item #3, Bureau of Procurement, Recommendation for Award for Contract B50006251, Street Tree Planting with 2-Year Maintenance and Warranty—Fall 2021 and Spring 2022. Awardee is Lorenz, Inc., award amount is $1,597,400.

6. Page 54, Bureau of Procurement, Recommendation to Open Price Proposals for Contract B50006283, Workers’ Compensation Claims Administration.

7. Page 57, Item #1, Bureau of Procurement, Renewal of Contract B50004135 with Calmi Electrical Company for Miscellaneous Electrical Work. Multiple end-users including DGS, DPW, DOT and others. The renewal includes an increase in value of $3,500,000 for a total award amount of $12,881,300 over seven years.

8. Page 58, Item #2, Bureau of Procurement, Increase to Contract B50006043 with Galls, Inc. for Police Body Armor. End user is BPD. This contract was awarded last April with a value of $371,550. The requested increase of $2,150,000 will allow the Sheriff’s Department to purchase off the contract and provide sufficient funding through the contract term which goes until March 25, 2024.

9. Pages 63-65, Item #9, Bureau of Procurement, Sixth Amendment to Master Services Agreement with ADP, Inc. for Human Resources Information, Automatic Processing, E-Time, and Enterprise Payroll Systems Licensing. End users are Dept. of Finance and HR. This sole source contract was awarded in 2007 with an initial value of $1,600,000; the $4,800,000 increase that’s included in the amendment will bring its total value up to $66,334,169.38.

10. Page 67, Item #12, Bureau of Procurement, Increase and Extension to Contract B50004091 for Computer Desktops, Laptops, and Tablets. On Oct. 28, 2015 the Board approved the initial award in the amount of $20,000,000. This increase is in the amount of $5,000,000.

11. Pages 67-68, Item #13, Bureau of Procurement, Ratification and Renewal of contract with Shotspotter, Inc. for the Shotspotter Annual Subscription Service. The renewal extends the contract through July 11, 2022 and adds $759,500 in value. The renewal will make the award amount $3,129,000.

12. Page 69, Office of the City Council, Council Bill 21-0083. An Ordinance concerning Franchise – Gas Regular Station Utility at Lower Gwynns Falls Park for the purpose of granting a franchise to Baltimore Gas and Electric Company to construct, use and maintain a gas regulator station utility.

13. Page 70, Office of the Mayor, First Amendment to Non-Construction Consultant Agreement with Ernst & Young. This amendment makes a correction to an attachment to the original $660,000 consulting agreement, regarding a summary description of the fund source.

To address the board:

To protest a proposed action of the Board or otherwise address the Board please notify the Clerk, Room 204, City Hall, 100 N. Holliday Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202 in writing by Tuesday, November 2nd at 12pm. Protests or other requests can be sent to

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

To attend the meeting:

Please note Baltimore City Hall is closed to the public. All Board of Estimates meetings will be conducted via remote video conference. Members of the public can listen in by calling 1-408-418-9388, access code: 179 478 0446 or stream live at Charm TV's website.

Recordings of each BOE meeting can also be found on Charm TV’s website and Youtube channel.

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