Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 2/2

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 Board of Estimates agenda for the February 2nd meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.

Items of note:

Page 27, Item #33, Personnel Matter for Sheriff’s Office.

Page 28, BBMR, Fiscal 2023 Budget Planning Calendar.

Pages 29-36, BBMR, Appropriation Adjustment Orders. These are four more ARPA fund transfers:

  • BOPA--$500,000
  • Coordination of Public Safety Strategy—Administration--$1,268,058; Neighborhood Safety and Engagement--$8,535,000; Criminal Justice Coordination--$453,770 (three transfers in one AAO)
  • Workforce Services for Baltimore Residents--$10,796,163; YouthWorks Summer Job Program--$4,203,837
  • Emergency Services—Health--$29,400,000
  • Municipal Broadband--$6,000,000.

Page 41, Dept of Finance, Master Services Agreement with Paymentus Corporation for a “full-featured electronic billing and payment solution.” BCIT scheduled a briefing on this for Monday 1/31/22 at 11:00 a.m.

Page 42, Law Dept., Settlement Agreement and Release for Donald Stockton v. Mayor & City Council. Settlement amount is $40,000 for injuries sustained in a vehicle accident with a Sheriff’s Department car.

Pages 62-63, Item #12, Procurement, Retroactive Award of Contract 06000 for Family Engagement Specialists with Kennedy Business Services, Inc. Contract value is $99,751.25. End-user is Health Department. This is payment for services for a Family Engagement Specialist and a Teaming Specialist that were incurred without a contract in place.

Page 66, payment of $17,330 by the Health Department to National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors/CoStar Group for “subscription services” that renewed after the contract expired.

Page 67, payment of $20,530.46 by DGS to Fireline Corp. for emergency fire alarm and sprinkler system services that were incurred while a contract was in place, but a release requisition was not prepared until after the contract expired.

Page 68, payment of $12,360 by BPD to P.O.I. Installation Group, LLC for furniture removal and installation without a valid contract. This was deferred from the 1/19/22 agenda.

Pages 100-101, Item #4, Rec & Parks, Extra Work Order #1 under RP 20810, Garrett Park Court and Stormwater Improvements. EWO is $6,013.43, but the MBE/WBE attainment on this contract is negligible even though the work is 43.28% complete. MBE is 0.15% towards a goal of 11.58%, and WBE is 0% towards a goal of 11.52%.

Page 160, Department of Audits, Audit Report, Baltimore City Department of Public Works Biennial Performance Audit for Fiscal Years Ended June 30, 2020 and 2019. 

Pages 161-172, Office of the Comptroller, Modifications to Administrative Manual Policies.


Baltimore Police Department

Pages 52-53, Item #5, Procurement, Renewal of Contract B50003752 for Police Human Capital Resource Management with eResourcePlanner, Inc. End-user is BPD. Renewal extends the contract through 1/20/23 and adds $150,000 in value.

Pages 58-59, Item #9, Procurement, Award of Contract 08000 for Annual Maintenance and Inventory for Helicopter Fleet with Traxxall Services, Inc. Contract value is $51,316. End-user is BPD.

Page 60, Item #10, Procurement, Award of Contract 08000 for FY18 SHSP-LE Throwbots with ReconRobotics, Inc. Contract value is $31,290. End-user is BPD.

Pages 63-65, Item #13, 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. BPD is one of the end-users. This was deferred from the 1/19/22 agenda.

Page 116, BPD, Professional Services Agreement with Forensic & Law Enforcement Services, LLC for pre- employment screening evaluations of applicants for employment. Contract value is $80,000.

Page 119, MONSE, MOU with Housing Authority of Baltimore City and BPD. This allows BPD to install, repair, and maintain CitiWatch surveillance equipment on HABC property. Cost of the agreement is $400,000 which according to the Board Memo will be reimbursed by HABC.

 

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, February 1st at 12pm. Protests, statements of opposition or other requests can be sent to james.knighton@baltimorecity.gov.

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.

Notices:

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

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 16th, 2022.

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