Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 1/19

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 January 19th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.

Items of note:

Pages 2-3, Department of Law, Settlement Agreements and Releases. Kyle Knox v. BPD. Settlement amount is $120,000.

Page 4-5, Department of Law, Settlement Agreements and Releases. Shaune Berry v. BPD. Settlement amount $75,0000.

Pages 29-30, Item #2, Procurement, Renewal of Contract No. 08000—Motorola Radio Equipment Master Purchase Agreement with Motorola Solutions, Inc. Renewal includes an increase in contract value of $2.6 Million.

Pages 35-36, Item #6, Bureau of Procurement, Increase to Contract B50004963 for Unarmed Uniformed Security Guard Services with Abacus Corporation. End user is noted as “City-wide” on the Board Memo. Amount of increase is $3 Million.

Pages 39-41, Item #9, Bureau of Procurement, Ratification and Extension of Contract B50004145 for Fiber Optic Cable Installation, Maintenance and Repair Services with Highlander Contracting Co. and Bluestar Technologies, Inc. This is a no-cost extension pending award of a replacement contract. End user is BCIT and others.

Pages 41-43, Item #10, Procurement, Extension of Contract B50003075 with Interpersonal Frequency LLC for City of Baltimore Web Site Redesign and Hosting. This is a no-cost extension while a new contract is solicited.

Pages 48-49, Item #15, First Amendment to Contract 08000 for License Plate Readers, Software and Maintenance Plans with Selex ES, Inc. Amendment allows for purchase of additional readers and support and adds $270,775 in value. BPD is end-user.

Pages 50-51, Item #16, Bureau of Procurement, Amendment to City and County of Denver Contract No. TECHS-201523139 for Enterprise Resource Planning Project/Workday Software with Workday, Inc. Amendment allows for additional consulting services and increases contract value by $53,241.43. End-users are Dept. of Finance, DHR, and BCIT.

Pages 56-59, Bureau of Procurement, Payment of Invoices for Unauthorized Spending and Ratification of Contract to Pay Outstanding Invoices:

  • Page 56, payment of $12,360 by BPD to P.O.I. Installation Group, LLC for furniture removal and installation without a valid contract.
  • Page 57, payment of $45,000 by BPD to Radix Metasystems, Inc. for “training sessions for the Digital Data Exploitation Intro Course” for 45 students without a valid contract.
  • Page 58, ratification of Contract B50004813 for Interior Renovation and Carpentry with C&W Construction Co. to pay $49,767.31 for work performed after contract expiration. End-user is BPD.
  • Page 59, payment of $11,450 by Health Department to Mission Media for additional work (web hosting services) not included in original contract (website design and creation).

Page 60, Dept. of Human Resources, Personnel Matter. This creates 120 Grant Services Specialist positions, to handle the $80 Million ARPA grant.

Page 82, Item #7, Procurement, Recommendation for Award of Contract B50006282, Fiber Optic Cable Installation, Maintenance and Repair Services. Awardee is Skyline Technology Solutions, LLC. Award amount is $3 Million.

Page 82, Item #8, Bureau of Procurement, Recommendation for Award of Contract B50006147, Lead Risk Assessment Services to ARC Environmental, LLC.

Page 83, Item #9, Bureau of Procurement, Recommendation for Award for Contract B50006206 for Procurement Assessment and Transformation. Awardee is Civic Initiatives, LLC. Contract amount is $356,180.

Page 89, Office of the Comptroller, Final Board of Estimates Rules.

Pages 95-98, Dept. of Finance, PILOT Agreement for Perkins 1 Apartments.

Page 99, BPD, Grant Award. Award amount is $1,168,013 from Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention for Sexual Assault Response Team and Human Trafficking Prevention.

Page 101, Labor Commissioner, MOU with Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 3.

Pages 102-108, DHCD, Loan Funding—HOME and Affordable Housing Trust Fund. Loan amount is $2 Million.

Pages 123-127, BBMR, Appropriation Adjustment Orders.

Pages 128-129, DPW, Settlement Agreement. Amount is $56,250. Settlement between DPW and Maryland Department of the Environment for violations of State law relating to several unauthorized discharges of wastewater.

Page 131, Rec and Parks, Second Amendment to Agreement between Blackout Management, LLC and Baltimore Civic Fund, Inc. Amount is $500,000. 

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, January 18th 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.


The Board of Estimates has moved to a bi-monthly meeting schedule. To review the entire schedule, visit the Comptroller's website

Out of concern for the health of the public, staff and Board Members, due to the recent Covid-19 case surge, Board of Estimates bid openings scheduled for January 19, 2022 will be postponed. 

The Comptrollers Office is exploring ways to conduct bid openings remotely similar to the 9am Board of Estimates meetings and currently plans to have bid openings resume on the next schedule Board of Estimates meeting date of Wednesday, February 2, 2022.

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