Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 6/29

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 June 29th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller’s website under the Board of Estimates tab.

Items of note

These are transactions we find interesting or may be of interest to the public, organized by agency. A separate list of items on the non-routine/discussion agenda are announced at the BOE meeting.

Baltimore Police Department

Pages 13-16, DGS, Grant Awards. This is a series of grant awards from the Maryland Energy Administration’s Smart Energy Communities Program. Two of the grants are designated for a “retro-commissioning study” at BPD headquarters with a combined total of $110,000.

Pages 52-53, Item # 4, Bureau of Procurement, Renewal of Contract No. B50004822 for Employee Assistance Program with Janus Associates, Inc. The renewal extends the contract from June 28, 2022 through June 27, 2023 and adds $200,000 in value. End-users are BPD and Baltimore Fire Department.

Pages 148-149, DHR, Personnel Matters, BPD, Classification Upgrade for Aviation Mechanic Inspector. Calling this out since it’s a Police item. They are increasing the pay due to “difficulty with finding and attracting candidates.”

Health Department

Pages 23-30, Health Dept., Agreements/Provider Agreements. This is a series of eight agreements, seven of which have a term of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.

Human Resources

Pages 149-151, DHR, Personnel Matters, Pratt Library. These consist of a reclassification for a Public Relations Supervisor, creation of a Systems Supervisor classification, and reclassification of a filled IT Specialist position as a Systems Supervisor.

Pages 161-175, DHR, Amendments to AM Policies. DHR is requesting approval for a new AM 210-2/Whistleblower Retaliation and amendments to AM 205-6/Night or Shift Differential and AM 204-10/Job Related Injury and Illness.

Procurement

Pages 63-87, Items #12-24, Bureau of Procurement, Reports of Emergency Procurement.  There are 13 reports, with a total cost of just over $17 Million.

  • P. 63-65, Item #12-- DGS: $1,562,211.29 
  • PP. 65-66, Item #13--DHR: $55,842.00 
  • PP. 67-71, Item #14--DPW, $2,683,612.82 
  • PP. 72-73, Item #15--Pratt Library: $3,500.00 
  • PP. 73-74, Item #16--Finance: $104,349.00 
  • PP. 74-76, Item #17--Fire Dept.: $1,187,803.23 
  • PP. 76-79, Item #18--Health Dept.: $2,950,731.57 
  • PP. 79-81, Item # 19--DHCD: $6,000,000.00 
  • PP. 81-82, Item #20--Mayor’s Office: $356,368.64 
  • PP. 82-84, Item #21--MOCFS: $1,900,878.00 
  • PP. 84-85, Item #22--BCIT: $365,994.00 
  • PP. 85-86, Item #23--BCRP: $84,313.00 
  • PP. 86-87, Item #24--DOT: $150,000.00

Pages 88-89, Item #25, Bureau of Procurement, Increase to Contract B50004896 for Office Moving Services with Walter Relocations, Inc.  This item was deferred for two weeks from the June 15 agenda so MWBOO can contact the prime contractor to determine how to address the lack of MBE/WBE compliance. 

Page 116, Item #1, Bureau of Procurement, Recommendation for Award for Contract B50006466, Street Tree Supply, Delivery, Planting & Maintenance Spring and Fall 2022.  Awardee is Baltimore Tree Trust, award amount is $1.2 million. End-user is Rec & Parks. 

Public Works

Pages 42-44, DPW, Consultant Agreement with KCI Technologies, Inc. for Interactive Dashboard for Improved Operations Monitoring and Cityworks Support Services.  The value of the agreement is $299,999.05. 


Notices

To 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: 2335 269 2311.

Watch on television. Watch Charm TV, channel 25.

To address the board:

Procedures for addressing the Board have changed. 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. 

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. 

Protests and Statements of Opposition must be submitted to BOE.Clerk@baltimorecity.gov, cc: james.knighton@baltimorecity.gov or by mail or hand delivery to Attn: Clerk, Board of Estimates Room 204, City Hall, 100 N. Holliday Street. 

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

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.

BOE Database:

Comptroller Henry has announced the debut of a fully searchable database of Baltimore City Board of Estimates (BOE) transactions. This new database will provide 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/summarie

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