Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 12/22

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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 December 22nd meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.

Items of note:

Page 6, MOED, Grant Agreement with Baltimore Civic Fund. Amount is $1,590,000. This grant uses ARPA funds for a wage subsidy program for small, minority-owned and women-owned businesses.

Page 16, Baltimore Children and Youth Fund, Approval of Permanent Board of Directors. 

Pages 18-19, Office of the Comptroller, Status Report Presentations by Department of Law and Department of Rec & Parks on Performance Audit Findings.

Pages 42-43, Dept. of Planning and Dept. of Finance, 2022 Loan Authorization Program. These two items cover the $160 Million in general obligation bonds that will be on the ballot for approval in 2022.

Pages 44-45, Elected Officials’ Retirement System/Employees Retirement System and Fire & Police Retirement System, Independent Auditors’ Reports. 

Pages 50-51, Item #1, DPW, Extra Work Order No. 8 under WC 1190, Montebello Filtration Plant I Improvements.

Pages 51-52, Item #2, Rec & Parks, Extra Work Order No. 3 under RP 17820, Gwynns Falls Division Maintenance Yard Renovations and Additions.

Pages 57-60, DHCD, PILOT Agreement for Sharp-Leadenhall Apartments.

Page 63, Item #4, Bureau of Procurement, Recommendation for Award for B50006206, Procurement Assessment and Transformation. Awardee is Civic Initiatives, LLC. Amount is $356,180.

Page 68, Item #4, Bureau of Procurement, Increase to Contract B50006122 for Ford Hybrid and Non-Hybrid Pursuit Utility Vehicles with Hertrich Fleet Services. This is a $22,680,000 addition on top of an initial value of $5.7 million.

Page 69, Item # 5, Bureau of Procurement, Award of Contract 08000 for GPS Trackers to CovertTrack Group, Inc. Award amount is $43,684. End-user is BPD.

Page 71, Item #7, Bureau of Procurement, Increase to Contract B50005580 for Enterprise Support Staff with 13 separate vendors. This is a $15 Million increase that will bring the contract value to $66 Million from an initial award of $30 Million. 

Page 74, Item #8, Bureau of Procurement, Request for Payment to Lytx, Inc. for $30,080.80.

Pages 87-102, Items # 14-20, Bureau of Procurement, Reports of Emergency Procurements.

  • Item #16, Department of Finance, payment to Ernst & Young for Covid Recovery. Cost is $131,187.50.
  • Item #17, Health Dept. Total cost is $7,846,101.35.
  • Item #19, Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services. Total cost is $4,374,632.60.
  • Item #20, Dept. of Planning. Total cost is $1,930,817.73.

Pages 98-99, Item #23, Bureau of Procurement, Award of Federal GSA Contract No. GS-07F-139DA for Police Helicopters with Davenport Aviation. Award amount is $17,926,923.23. 

Pages 102-103, Item #28, Bureau of Procurement, Report of Emergency Procurement. This consists of two items purchased for the Dept. of Law. Amount is $11,616,380.

Page 104, Law Department, Settlement Agreement and Release for Audrey Davies v. Mayor & City Council. Settlement amount is $240,000. 

Page 105, Law Department, Settlement Agreement and Release for Holmes et al v. BPD. Amount is $125,000.

Page 106, Law Department, Settlement Agreement and Release with U.S. Department of Labor for Wage & Hour Violations in the Comptroller's Office. Settlement amount is $119,839.05.

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, December 21st 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.


In 2022, the Board of Estimates will be moving to a bi-monthly meeting schedule. To review the entire schedule, visit the Comptroller's website

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